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Watch Backxwash perform 2 songs at the 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner celebration

The Montreal 'horrorcore' rapper performed 'I Lie Here Buried' and 'Nine Hells' during the online broadcast.

The Montreal 'horrorcore' rapper performed 'I Lie Here Buried' and 'Nine Hells' during the online broadcast

Montreal's Backxwash gave electrifying performances of 2 songs during the 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner celebration. (CBC)

The 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner celebration took place on Sept. 27 in an online format.

On hand to pass the Polaris torch to this year's winner, Cadence Weapon's Parallel World, was last year's winner, "horrorcore" rapper Backxwash from Montreal.

In addition to performing those official duties, Backxwash performed two songs, "I Lie Here Buried" and "Nine Hells." Watch both performances below.

Backxwash | I Lie Here Buried | Polaris Prize 2021

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Backxwash's electrifying performance of "I Lie Here Buried" kicks off the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration. 4:48

Backxwash | Nine Hells | Polaris Prize 2021

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Backxwash performs a "Nine Hells" live during the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration. 2:58

 

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