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Brotha J: Defining Hip-Hop Soul
2 years ago

Brotha J: Defining Hip-Hop Soul

“The struggle, the spirit and the soul is contained in the drum and when it’s put in someone who has the ability to vocalize it, not spit it like an …
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Toronto’s Got Soul
2 years ago

Toronto’s Got Soul

As editor-in-chief of Urbanology Magazine I am constantly being asked to check out music projects, films, events, clothing lines. In most cases, the person making the request has one goal …
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Spek Won: One to Watch
2 years ago

Spek Won: One to Watch

Benjamin “Spek Won” Addy is one of a kind.

Dressed in a dark grey T-shirt, capris sweatpants and red sneakers, he walks on stage as the intro to his song …
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All Canadian, Eh?
2 years ago

All Canadian, Eh?

The air is cool, but the stage is hot as several performers from across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and other parts of Canada gather for the ninth chapter of …
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Jidenna: More than a Suit
2 years ago

Jidenna: More than a Suit

His dress, speech, and manner of decency always seem to spawn the same questions, ones that probe into his personal style.

It’s inescapable for Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, the self-proclaimed ‘classic …
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Xolisa: ‘A People’s Performer’
2 years ago

Xolisa: ‘A People’s Performer’

Unlike other rap artists, Xolisa (pronounced “Koh-Lee-Sah”) Renee Jerome chooses not to feature any guest appearances on her latest EP. The reason for this, says the multifaceted Toronto-based artist, is …
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Dizzy Wright: Higher Learning
2 years ago

Dizzy Wright: Higher Learning

“Excuse me, do y’all know where can we find some bud?”

Living up to his hippy persona, it’s the first thing Dizzy Wright politely asks as he trots into Toronto’s …
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Rising Artist Profile: Mez Mariyé
2 years ago

Rising Artist Profile: Mez Mariyé

His city, his family, his team.

These three elements combined act as a relentless force propelling the creative gears grinding in Mez Mariyé’s stream of consciousness.

The lyrics to each …
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Raekwon: Far From Finished
2 years ago

Raekwon: Far From Finished

Two decades after making his solo debut in the game, hip-hop legend Raekwon remains one of the genre’s mainstays as he continues to exhibit his talents for listeners all over.


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Rising Artist Profile: Kaydee
2 years ago

Rising Artist Profile: Kaydee

“It was crazy! I love this venue; I went to a couple shows here last year. To do a show at Tattoo is like a dream come true,” explains rapper …
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