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OVO’s Founder Oliver El-Khatib shares his love for Toronto
3 years ago

OVO’s Founder Oliver El-Khatib shares his love for Toronto

Oliver El-Khatib is the founder of OVO (October’s Very Own), co-manager of Drake and a self-made legend in his own right. But besides those few facts, not much else is …
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Accessories are key for the upcoming F/W season
3 years ago

Accessories are key for the upcoming F/W season

With the fashion world always being six months ahead of the incoming trends, brands such as Alex and Ani, Dr. Martens and Hillberg & Berk are continually given the opportunity …
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Lauryn Hill remixes her classics for Toronto
3 years ago

Lauryn Hill remixes her classics for Toronto

Anxiously awaiting her arrival, fans couldn’t hold back their excitement as they quickly filled Toronto’s Sound Academy not only in numbers, but also with the whispers of possible song selections, …
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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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