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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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A$AP Ferg shines light on new talent at NXNE
3 years ago

A$AP Ferg shines light on new talent at NXNE

Technically, it’s not an A$AP Ferg show without sweaty, moshing, crowd-surfing pandemonium.

And of course, Shabba Ranks.

That’s exactly what Redbull Sound Select presented to a free crowd at Tattoo …
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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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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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Sean Watson writes on why attending the conference is as important as the concert
3 years ago

Sean Watson writes on why attending the conference is as important as the concert

When a music festival descends on a town, the excitement is palpable. The chance to see a wide variety of artists crammed into a few days is enticing for music …
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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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After 25 years, MMVA leaves inter-generational impact
3 years ago

After 25 years, MMVA leaves inter-generational impact

It’s been happening for the last 25 years. One of the world’s largest outdoor awards shows takes over downtown Toronto and shuts down Queen Street. And the 2014 Much Music …
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Five MMVA nods for SonReal, he’s just getting started
3 years ago

Five MMVA nods for SonReal, he’s just getting started

Standing alone in a room and staring out a window to a world that is quickly learning how talented he is, Vancouver-based rapper SonReal seems poised to take the hip-hop …
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Flat Fitty launches a second line of the Wiz Khalifa Collection
3 years ago

Flat Fitty launches a second line of the Wiz Khalifa Collection

Wiz Khalifa has partnered with Flat Fitty Luxury Headwear to launch a brand new line of hats. The “Wiz Khalifa Collection 2” features 22 brand new hats, with …
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