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DJ Makem: Master Mixer
2 years ago

DJ Makem: Master Mixer

DJ Makem is a man of many names.

“People call me Makem [but] I like to call myself Eugene Kensington III [or] Sir Scratch Popovich, that’s a funny one, I …
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Vivian Green: New Woman, New Music
2 years ago

Vivian Green: New Woman, New Music

Vivian Green doesn’t want to make depressing music anymore.

On her latest album, VIVID, she says the goal was to switch up the tone from her previous four albums of …
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DJ Premier: Forever Hip-Hop
2 years ago

DJ Premier: Forever Hip-Hop

The roars begin from the outset as Christopher Martin, better known as DJ Premier, edges slowly towards the very instruments that fortified his legend status. The man looks mystifying in …
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TeamBackPack and the 6ix collide
2 years ago

TeamBackPack and the 6ix collide

Awwww shittt…TeamBackPack has touched down in Toronto. The cypher which has featured lyricists like Joell Ortiz, Cyhi The Prynce and Ras Kass flex their skills on it, has made it’s …
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DJ Power: Moving the Crowd
2 years ago

DJ Power: Moving the Crowd

DJ Power isn’t interested in being pigeon-holed.

The Toronto-native has traveled around the world DJing for crowds in Sydney, Mumbai and Shanghai off of his ability to fuse genres ranging …
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Bridging the Gap: Australia to Toronto
2 years ago

Bridging the Gap: Australia to Toronto

Nothing like that good old boom bap with some timely scratches on the chorus to get your head nodding. That’s what happens when Cee and Notion, originally from Australia, team …
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VNCHY: Building a Movement
2 years ago

VNCHY: Building a Movement

These days it’s all about introspection.

At least for Canadian rapper VNCHY.

With a unique flow and a movement – the MVMNT Collective Inc. – behind his music, his name …
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Kardi Urges You To Listen On “No Reason”
2 years ago

Kardi Urges You To Listen On “No Reason”

Fresh off the release of Kardi Gras Vol. 1: The Clash, Kardinal Offishall has started 2016 strong with a powerful music video accompanying one of the project’s most hard-hitting records, …
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The Posterz: Unfiltered and Unreformed
2 years ago

The Posterz: Unfiltered and Unreformed

The members of Montreal-based hip-hop group The Posterz are unpredictable. One minute they are speaking in Russian accents about imagined hidden cash and the next they are detailing the time …
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Putting Producers On
2 years ago

Putting Producers On

In the last decade the air of mystery that once clouded hip-hop producers has cleared up quite significantly. Listeners can easily place a name to a beat by either recognizing …
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