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Melanie Fiona leaves this year’s Honey Jam lineup in awe
3 years ago

Melanie Fiona leaves this year’s Honey Jam lineup in awe

Only 30 minutes or so after meeting one another, this year’s Honey Jam line-up of stunning, young female artists is on stage at the launch of the 19th annual event, …
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Hip-hop monthly, #BigTicket, turns two
3 years ago

Hip-hop monthly, #BigTicket, turns two

#BigTicket, a monthly hip-hop showcase in Toronto celebrated its two-year anniversary with a packed lineup of its finest alumni performing. It was all love between artists who were embracing each …
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Ruisrock proves Finland turn up is real
3 years ago

Ruisrock proves Finland turn up is real

Day 1: Finnish rapper Cheek proves great rap comes in all languages

Turku Finland’s renowned music festival broke its record with the most number of attendees the festival has ever …
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Paul Rosenberg inspires many during NXNE
3 years ago

Paul Rosenberg inspires many during NXNE

Boston, Massachusetts hip-hop artist Dutch ReBelle came out to Paul Rosenberg’s keynote at North By Northeast (NXNE) to hear the answer to one particular question. She wanted to get the …
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Toronto gets trippy to close out 20 Years of NXNE
3 years ago

Toronto gets trippy to close out 20 Years of NXNE

Hip-hop and North By Northeast (NXNE) have not always gone hand in hand.

In 2012, a hip-hop showcase held during the festival was shut down by Toronto police allegedly because …
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Rick Ross needs to put more effort into stage shows
3 years ago

Rick Ross needs to put more effort into stage shows

With banger after banger after banger and some “M-M-M-M-Maybach Music’s” in the cut, Ricky Rozay hit The Guvernment stage this weekend, packing years worth of hits into an hour set …
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a l l i e wins new fans with stunning performance at NXNE
3 years ago

a l l i e wins new fans with stunning performance at NXNE

“Performing here means so much to me. I grew up here,” says a l l i e, beaming.

Dressed simply in a form fitting white baby T and light washed …
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Pusha T fans turn up at NXNE island block party
3 years ago

Pusha T fans turn up at NXNE island block party

Vice Island was the most turnt place to ever exist. Maybe it was the party ferry that scooped up wristband holders from the Toronto docks giving them a 45-minute pre-party. …
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Defining Young Toronto Lords at NXNE
3 years ago

Defining Young Toronto Lords at NXNE

Everyone seems to have a different definition of what constitutes the new term out of the Dot: Young Toronto Lord. Age, style, drive, motivation.

“A Young Toronto Lord has to …
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Kelis serves up a diverse menu at her live show
3 years ago

Kelis serves up a diverse menu at her live show

Soulful, funky, sexy and electric are all ways to describe the atmosphere inside Toronto’s Hoxton when Kelis brought her tour to town. With a career spanning nearly 20 years, Kelis …
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