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Montreal’s Wasiu is Above the Game
3 years ago

Montreal’s Wasiu is Above the Game

With his latest single “I Got It”, Montreal-based rapper, Wasiu, uses lyrics to show he’s on top of the rap game, looking down on it and makes the statement that …
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TIDAL: A Saviour For The Few
3 years ago

TIDAL: A Saviour For The Few

Despite it being 25 years since the birth of the MP3, the conversation over music distribution remains just as convoluted as when it started.

“We think it’s good for artists …
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Married to the game
3 years ago

Married to the game

Reasonable Doubt is easily archived as one of the best debut albums of all time. Don’t believe me? Ask someone with enough sense to know right from wrong, or better yet someone who can stake a claim to have actually copped the original copy on vinyl or audiocassette. Unfortunately, you can’t ask me, because that joint was listed as an import at HMV, priced at $22.99; far too expensive for my deep pockets and disproportionately short arms back then. At that time, I’d have much rather spent that money on videogames like NBA Jam, NBA Live and Techmo Bowl. Read More

Big Sean: Working his way up as a hip-hop mainstay
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3 years ago

Big Sean: Working his way up as a hip-hop mainstay

By  •  Reviews, Music

Big Sean has become somewhat of an underdog to his generational peers in hip-hop. After joining the house that Jay Z built over at Roc Nation, Sean is in need …
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Introducing The Grant Slant
3 years ago

Introducing The Grant Slant

Either you’re slingin’ crack-rock or you got a wicked jump-shot.” – The Notorious B.I.G. “Things Done Changed”

Since its inception, the cultures of sports and hip-hop have been seamlessly meshed …
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I hate the word ‘ego’. Does that mean I have one?
3 years ago

I hate the word ‘ego’. Does that mean I have one?

What is the difference between being egotistical and being unapologetically driven in an industry so narcissistic, competitive and cutthroat? And at what level of confidence is someone considered too caught …
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Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival
3 years ago

Filmmaker Ron Howard goes beneath the surface of Made In America festival

Made in America captures the essences of the American dream in a two-day festival, headlined by Jay-Z; the name is in reference to a song from his project with Kanye …
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Jay Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run Tour heading to HBO
4 years ago

Jay Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run Tour heading to HBO

It seems as if HBO has found a way to alleviate the ever growing bitterness that’s growing from those that haven’t been able to attend what is arguably the biggest …
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Win A Copy Of Made In America Documentary Starring Jay-Z
4 years ago

Win A Copy Of Made In America Documentary Starring Jay-Z

By  •  Contests, News Feed

Weren’t able to make it to Jay-Z’s Made In America festival? Experience the behind the scenes with Academy Award winner Ron Howard’s documentary, Made in America, which follows Jay-Z as …
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D.O. says Canadian hip-hop needs the next generation
4 years ago

D.O. says Canadian hip-hop needs the next generation

It’s 8:45 p.m., a couple hours before the show will start and several hours until Canadian emcee D.O. is scheduled to hit the stage for his headlining performance at Toronto’s …
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