Kahnawake-hip hop artist J.J. Rice has been nominated for a PEABO Award. The award recognizes entertainers, artists, athletes and entrepreneurs working to build community:

(CLIP J.J. Rice)

“It’s kind of exciting because last year I performed there, they took a liking and I got good applause… This year somebody nominated me and here we go.” 

Rice goes by the stage name Johnny Nayshun. Winners will be announced at the 9th annual  PEABO awards ceremony in Cambridge, Ontario on November 17th.