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Congrats! Taboo & ‘Magnificent Seven’ Win MTV VMA for Standing Rock Song!

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 28th, 2017 Last Updated on: August 28th, 2017

Congratulations to everyone nominated in the Best “Fight Against the System” category at the MTV Video Music Awards! Since all songs nominated were fighting for just causes, MTV decided to award all the nominees with a win. One of the winners we had our eyes on was Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas, whose Standing Rock song “Stand Up/ Stand N Rock” was one of our favorites.

Taboo collaborated with other Native Americans musicians on the song including Emcee One, Drezus, PJ Vegas, Spencer Battiest, Doc Battiest, MC My Verse, and Supaman. The song also included a voiceover by actress Shailene Woodley.



Here's video of Taboo and the “Magnificent Seven” backstage at the awards taking their official photo:

Congratulations again to everyone involved in the song for bringing attention to Standing Rock!


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.





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