War Party (band)

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War Party
Origin Hobbema, Alberta, Canada
Genres Canadian hip hop
First Nations music
Years active 1995 — 2004
Associated acts RezOfficial
Big Slim
Members Rex Smallboy
Big Stomp

War Party is an award-winning Cree hip-hop group from Hobbema, Alberta.

Founded in 1995 by Rex Smallboy, the group won the Canadian Aboriginal Music Award for Best Rap Album in 2001, and was nominated again in 2002 and 2003. As well, they were the first First Nations rap group to have a music video aired on Much Music.

The band has since split into differing factions, as both Hellnback and Big Stomp of the group have separated to form RezOfficial.

In popular culture[edit]

The band's song "This Land Was Ours" is featured in Ari Gold's 2008 film Adventures of Power.