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About Shakiyl Cox

Born and raised in Toronto, Shakiyl Cox’s career as a writer began at the University of Guelph-Humber where he studied Journalism. After attending countless hip-hop shows, Urbanology Magazine’s Samantha O’Connor suggested he apply to the magazine as, he was putting in the work at the shows anyway. Soon after, he interviewed Canadian hip-hop legends Maestro Fresh Wes and Michie Mee at his first assigned event for the national publication and has been grinding since. Dubbed the magazine’s “ratchet” writer, because of his love for Trinidad James, Juicy J, Waka Flocka, and the like, he is currently also attending Ryerson University to achieve his Masters in Media Production. Get at him on Twitter @ShakTheWord.

Latest Posts | By Shakiyl Cox
Hip-hop community mourns untimely loss of Grand Hustle’s Doe B
4 years ago

Hip-hop community mourns untimely loss of Grand Hustle’s Doe B

By  •  News, Music

2013 ended on a tragic note for the hip-hop world. Shortly after the death of down-south rap veteran, Lord Infamous, rising star Doe B was murdered in an Alabama nightclub …
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Moto X caters to customers’ unique needs
4 years ago

Moto X caters to customers’ unique needs

By  •  Reviews, Tech

Google, and its technological genius, brings the world the future of Motorola, in the Moto X smartphone. Right out the box, all that was included was the device and charger, which is a wise choice as anything extra is commonly discarded. Read More

Moto X: Smartphone for the smart consumer
4 years ago

Moto X: Smartphone for the smart consumer

By  •  Spotlight, Tech

The folks at Motorola definitely have something to be excited about with the release of the Moto X Google smartphone. The device is said to work for the needs of …
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