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About Patrick Dennis Jr.

Patrick Dennis Jr., aka PDJ, is a product of the era of limitless potential. Born and raised in Toronto, his diverse interests and talents are reflections of his love for finding all things eclectic and new. Graduating with a degree in Media Studies from Toronto’s University of Guelph-Humber, Patrick brings with him skills vital to journalists in today’s digital era. With experience in broadcast, print and online journalism, Patrick joined the Urbanology Magazine writing team in 2012 and represents a new generation of versatile media professionals and is capable of doing it all. From his fresh take on journalism to his ability to tell gripping stories; this young man is on the cusp of being one of the field’s best-known personalities.
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Hip-hop & the Junos in 2015
3 years ago

Hip-hop & the Junos in 2015

It took over 20 years, but maybe the tide is changing for urban music in Canada. The Juno Awards are supposed to celebrate the very best in Canadian music and …
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Bound: The Power of Human History
3 years ago

Bound: The Power of Human History

Bound: Africans vs. African Americans is not only a hard hitting documentary that tells the story of tension that exists between Africans and African-Americans, but it is also a film …
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Jazmine Sullivan: Soulful Storyteller
3 years ago

Jazmine Sullivan: Soulful Storyteller

Where is Jazmine Sullivan? Is she still making music? Did she quit the business? Questions and rumours like these have been floating amongst fans and the blogosphere the past four …
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Hennessy remains committed to hip-hop
3 years ago

Hennessy remains committed to hip-hop

Look up the word blend in the dictionary and several definitions will come up including “intermingle”, “a pleasing combination” and “mixture”, all of which are perfect ways to describe the …
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Jessie Ware’s Tough Love more than the average heartbreak album
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3 years ago

Jessie Ware’s Tough Love more than the average heartbreak album

England’s Jessie Ware returns with soothing vocals and melodic rhythms on her latest album Tough Love. As the album title would suggest there is plenty of heartbreak felt throughout the …
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Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence
3 years ago

Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence

As a sports fan from a young age I’ve always been told about the good that comes from playing team sports: lessons in teamwork, responsibility, work ethic and so on. …
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Jeezy shines brightest on Under the Influence tour
3 years ago

Jeezy shines brightest on Under the Influence tour

Grey skies, rain clouds and cold temperatures weren’t enough to keep fans of Wiz Khalifa’s Under The Influence Tour away from Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre.

The venue was packed with …
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James Brown biopic accompanied by funky, vibrant soundtrack
3 years ago

James Brown biopic accompanied by funky, vibrant soundtrack

Fans of James Brown are in for a real treat with Get On Up, which hit theatres on August 1.

The movie and music tell the story of the colourful, …
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Why Nobody’s Smiling might just be album of the year
3 years ago

Why Nobody’s Smiling might just be album of the year

Hidden behind a dark title and an even darker album cover are true gems from one of Chicago’s finest emcees. Common and No I.D. reunite for Nobody’s Smiling and deliver …
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How to get around this music festival season
3 years ago

How to get around this music festival season

So summer is officially here, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to spend those warm and sunny days. Sure there’s patios, BBQs and the beach, but don’t …
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