2007 – present (10 years)
Clare, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Radio Radio are Montreal based hip hop trio from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia who rap in Acadian French. They've recently launched their second full length album, "Belmundo Regal" (Bonsound Records) which has been getting rave reviews and creating quite a buzz. They also just came back from SXSW, the Festival International and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where they caught some great attention.
Radio Radio released their first EP entitled Télé-Télé in 2007. During their promotional tour in Montreal, they were interviewed on Christiane Charette's radio show broadcast on la Première Chaîne.
In April 2008, the band released their first full length album Cliché Hot on Bonsound Records. They received a nomination in the "Revelation of the year" (Révélation de l'année) category, at the ADISQ ( Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo) Award gala, where they also performed.
Radio Radio composed a song and produced a video for the special end of year presentation of Infoman, a television program hosted by Jean-René Dufort, which was broadcasted on Radio-Canada.
In 2010, Radio Radio released a third album, Belmundo Regal on label Bonsound Records which is on the short list for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize. They also won the Miroir Award (Prix Miroir) for Urban and Contemporary Music at the Quebec City Summer Festival (Festival d'été de Québec).
Radio Radio have played and will been seen playing in festivals such as Les FrancoFolies de Montréal, Osheaga 2008, South by Southwest 2010, the 2010 Winter Olympics, Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette and many more.
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