Cody Coyote was born on April 17th, 1992, raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and is of Ojibwe/Irish descent with ancestry from Matachewan First Nation. With his fusion of strong, profound lyricism accompanied by corresponding influential sounds, this Hip-Hop/Electronic recording artist and songwriter grasps his listeners attention in various ways and delivers a mesmerizing performance.
“A lot can happen in four years - just ask Ottawa hip-hop artist Cody Purcell” – Digital Drum/APTN
While being actively engaged in the industry for over 4 years, Cody Coyote’s journey includes being up for nominations in the “Best Rap/Hip-Hop CD” and the “Single Of The Year” categories at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards.
“He’s a rapper with a powerful message...” - CBC’s All In A Day
Since then his career has brought him to platforms such as the Juno showcase held at the Ottawa Music Summit on March 30th, 2017 and the National Arts Centre on January 25th, 2018. Cody Coyote’s recent album release entitled “Mamawi” means “All Together” in Anishinaabemowin. “Mamawi” reflects in a manner to initiate positive change through reconciliation between Canada and Indigenous people, togetherness, love and unity.
"Cody Coyote - Introducing an Indigenous Voice in Canadian Music" - Globe and Mail
- 2018 Best Music Video for Northern Lights feat. Vision Quest
"Ogimaa" from Mamawi
"Bloodline" from Mamawi