Face To Face
Face To Face
Oct 10, 2017
Nelson Tagoona: Overcoming personal struggles to help pioneer a new type of music
Play • 21 min

Nelson Tagoona grew up in Baker Lake, a community in Nunavut with a population of roughly 2,000 people. Now the 23-year-old takes the stage in front of upwards of 15,000 people.

In this episode of Face To Face, Tagoona discusses the music he helped pioneer, “throat boxing.”  It’s a mix of traditional Inuit throat singing and beat boxing.

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