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BOSCO: The ‘Do It Yourself’ Journey
2 years ago

BOSCO: The ‘Do It Yourself’ Journey

BOSCO sits in a room inside Toronto’s Mod Club. Knapsacks and duffle bags crowd the floor around her gold Reebok sneakers as she FaceTimes her mom. She is clad in …
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Kaytranada: A Fresh Take on House Music
2 years ago

Kaytranada: A Fresh Take on House Music

Piled close between the blue and yellow walls that box in The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, young, grinning concert-goers wait patiently for the spot behind a single MacBook and …
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Skepta Spearheads the Grime Wave
7.5
2 years ago

Skepta Spearheads the Grime Wave

It feels as though the room goes silent for just a millisecond after the commanding sound of a gong chimes through the orchestra of speakers lining the walls of The …
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Views Treads Familiar Ground
8.8
2 years ago

Views Treads Familiar Ground

The classic Hans Christian Andersen short story The Emperor’s New Clothes comes to mind when describing the hype surrounding the release of Drake’s new album, Views. The tale of two …
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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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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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Long Live Dilla
8.3
2 years ago

Long Live Dilla

Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the extraordinary, eclectic, producer/rapper J Dilla passed on. The Diary, the last unreleased offering from Dilla, which was originally intended to come out …
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Rittz Gets Real About Depression
2 years ago

Rittz Gets Real About Depression

Tech N9ne’s label Strange Music has a very solid roster and Atlanta native Rittz is absolutely no exception. From his forthcoming LP Top of the Line, slated for a May …
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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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