Chaleur region hip-hop artist up for ECMA, will perform showcase

A local hip-hop artist finds out tonight if he's an East Coast Music Award winner.

Tristan Grant of the Pabineau First Nation is up for the Indigenous Artist of the Year award.

Grant, known as "Wolf Castle", will also perform an ECMA showcase.

New Brunswick artists received a whopping 38 nominations, a huge jump from last year's 20.

The ECMA's kicked off in Saint John last night and wrap up on Sunday.