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CMW: 9 Must-See Acts
2 years ago

CMW: 9 Must-See Acts

There are two things that come to mind when planning for Canadian Music Week (CMW): prioritization and time management.

While your average run-of-the-mill annual festival has a lifespan of two …
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Pras Unfiltered
2 years ago

Pras Unfiltered

Film director Benjamin Patterson doesn’t hold back his observation, even when the man in question happens to be occupying the same space.

“I thought Pras was very interesting, because I …
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Adria Kain Finds Artistic Freedom
2 years ago

Adria Kain Finds Artistic Freedom

As she walks towards the stage to perform songs off her recently released EP, Reverse Psychology, people in the crowd are overheard talking about her extraordinary talent and how excited …
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The Miseducation of Hip-Hop
2 years ago

The Miseducation of Hip-Hop

There’s no doubt hip-hop has widely influenced the popular music scene today. More so, it has become a globally accessible culture with its own language, style of dress, music and …
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G-Eazy: Chasing Greatness
2 years ago

G-Eazy: Chasing Greatness

From humble beginnings growing up in a single parent household in Oakland, California, to selling out concerts across North America in recent years, G-Eazy’s relatively quick rise to hip-hop prominence …
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Stalley: Came a Long Way
2 years ago

Stalley: Came a Long Way

When Stalley set out to record his latest mixtape, Saving Yusuf, it was time to return to the basics – sitting alone in a room, with just his mind, computer …
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Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice
2 years ago

Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice

“It’s not as bad as you think.”

This is a message often heard in Canada, janaya khan, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, tells a large crowd of people gathered …
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Alano Miller: Challenging Roles
2 years ago

Alano Miller: Challenging Roles

For “Underground” actor Alano Miller, the words “slave drama” nearly put him off from the project completely.

“You know, when it was first pitched to me, I kinda was like …
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Smoked Out
2 years ago

Smoked Out

If you take a closer look when you walk into Buda Café in Toronto, you’ll see interesting wallpaper lining the interior. Sheets and sheets of napkins are thumbtacked to the …
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Xolisa: Move the Crowd
2 years ago

Xolisa: Move the Crowd

Music is powerful, and at a recent show from independent Toronto-based artist, Xolisa, photographer Chantal ‘Rose’ Gregory captured this power. She asked various audience members “how did Xolisa’s performance make you feel” …
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