As a member of the Apsáalooke Nation, Supaman makes his home on the Crow Reservation in Montana. Supaman is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a Native American dancer and innovative hip-hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope, pride, and resilience through his original art form.
He has been the recipient of the 2017 MTV VMA award for “Best Fight Against the System.” He is also a Native American Music Award (NAMMYs) winner, “North American Indigenous Image Award” winner, and seven “Tunney Award” winner. He was awarded The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award in Canada for best video and was voted MTV’s new Artist of the Week. His 2018 nominations brought him awards for Best Hip Hop Album and Best Producer at the Indigenous Music Awards. His latest videos titled Prayer Loop Song and Why both have gone viral and have received millions of views on Youtube and Facebook, which has put him in high demand touring extensively throughout the U.S.A and internationally.
Supaman’s one-of-a-kind presentation combines Native culture, comedy, and urban hip hop culture which dazzles audiences and captivates listeners. For this, he has gained the respect of his community and generation. The communicative talent along with the compassion that exudes from his music allows him to connect with people from all walks of life. His uncanny ability to motivate, encourage, and inspire through dance, and hip-hop music keeps him at the forefront among his contemporaries which gives him a platform to educate on Indigenous issues.