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About Samantha O'Connor

By taking in her nickname, One Woman Army, it’s easy to understand the grind of Urbanology Magazine's Samantha O’Connor. Over the past two years with the magazine, she has positioned herself in the heart of Toronto’s urban music scene. She has interviewed the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Pusha T, DJ Drama, Ciara, Tech N9ne, Machine Gun Kelly and Melanie Fiona, and reviewed live shows from artists such as Jay Z, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa and Action Bronson, to name a few. With a passion for the culture and helping build the future of the Toronto hip-hop community, she is the visionary behind Samantics, one of the original columns featured on UrbanologyMag.com.
Latest Posts | By Samantha O'Connor
Top 10 Moments in Toronto Hip-Hop 2013
4 years ago

Top 10 Moments in Toronto Hip-Hop 2013

The best part of being in a growing industry in Toronto is to be able to watch the flourish of the city’s hip-hop community as it takes greater steps in …
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Balling for Anti-Bullying Awareness
4 years ago

Balling for Anti-Bullying Awareness

“The reality is, in high school, the athletes have a lot of clout in the school so if you can raise awareness and teach those kids to advocate for other …
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Blackalicious on longevity & the west coast renaissance
4 years ago

Blackalicious on longevity & the west coast renaissance

Two decades after releasing a debut album, west-coast hip-hop duo Blackalicious are still filling up and selling out venues as the group’s show at Toronto’s Adelaide Music Hall proved. The …
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Wu-Tang Clan: 20 Years To Forever
4 years ago

Wu-Tang Clan: 20 Years To Forever

There were 3,000 handmade Ws held high in the air. Three thousand fans were ready for the reunion they never thought they would live to see, 20 years after the …
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Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance
4 years ago

Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance

Sweat drips from the dancer’s brow, off his nose and onto the floor as he holds his pose following his passionate, intricate and entertaining dance numbers. Read More