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Looking Back at Manifesto 11
2 months ago

Looking Back at Manifesto 11

Looking back at this past summer it’s hard to believe that it came and went so quickly. The swing of day parties and the roar of music festivals are becoming …
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Defying genres, generations
1 year ago

Defying genres, generations

The future of music is unpredictable, but at the same time it’s all around us in the present. Within the realm of urban music right now we’re able to uncover …
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Hip-Hop/Soul Integral to NXNE
1 year ago

Hip-Hop/Soul Integral to NXNE

While to many outside the city, Toronto is akin to rapper/singer Drake and his international success, the 6ix has a lavish archive of artists making waves beyond the border. Rappers …
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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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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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Art to Bridge Generations
2 years ago

Art to Bridge Generations

Comments and likes went from being shared on smartphones to being shared in person at the Common Ground art show, which closed out this year’s Manifesto festival in Toronto.

Ashley …
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Knowledge is Power
3 years ago

Knowledge is Power

As one of Toronto’s premiere hip-hop festivals, ManifesTO never fails to make a splash with its annual festival. Most are familiar with the stage shows, which featured the likes of …
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Manifesto 2014: A photo gallery recap
3 years ago

Manifesto 2014: A photo gallery recap

By  •  Reviews, Events, Culture

Manifesto totes itself as one of the largest Canadian celebrations of hip-hop and urban arts. And indeed it is. Not just concerts, but a variety of celebrations from art shows …
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Redway on why Manifesto makes dreams come true for artists
3 years ago

Redway on why Manifesto makes dreams come true for artists

It’s been a couple months since the release of his latest project, the well received Years Ahead EP, and Toronto rapper Redway is still basking in the aftermath. He’s back …
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