Rapper Samuel Johns of Copper Center goes by the name AK Rebel. He performs his song “Rise ft. Ayyu, Byron Nicholai, Aaliyah & Junya Gisa” as part of the Red Carpet Celebration Sessions, a video series featuring Alaska Native artists filmed during Celebration 2018 in Juneau.

The Red Carpet Celebration Sessions are a collaboration between Kindred PostTrickster Company and KTOO Public Media. You can watch other Red Carpet Concerts with Lily HopeIndian Agent, and past Celebration Sessions from 2016 in this YouTube playlist.

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