A Tribe Called Red's "We Are The Halluci Nation" is on the long list for the Polaris Music Prize

Steve jordan - head of the polaris music prize (click to zoom)

The National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa was the spot where this year's Polaris Music Prize's long list was unveiled. A Tribe Called Red was one of the 40 nominees for the album "We Are The Halluci Nation", which also received a JUNO Award in April. Having just played at Field Trip in Toronto with upcoming summer appearances at Festival D'été De Québec in Quebec City and RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa, A Tribe Called Red will get to showcase their fresh DJ set imbued with stunning graphics made by Bear Witness. 

Other notable nominees vying for the $50,000 first prize includes "More Life" by Drake, "Starboy" by The Weeknd, and Carly Ray Jepsen's "E.MO.TION Side B". 

Here's this year's 40 albums that made it to the Polaris Music Prize long list!

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the moment when a tribe called red got nominated (click to zoom)

The Polaris Music Prize will name their short list on July 13th on Facebook live, while the Gala will take place in Toronto on September 18th. For more information, click here

Here's a clip of A Tribe Called Red JUNO Award live performance on April 2nd at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa: