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NIKEiD Loft Turns Sneaker Dreams to Reality
2 years ago

NIKEiD Loft Turns Sneaker Dreams to Reality

Calling all sneaker enthusiasts, the 65th annual NBA All-Star Weekend festivities have landed in the 6ix and Nike’s releasing a whole new range of exclusive kicks from the vault for …
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4 Things About 2015
2 years ago

4 Things About 2015

There are only a few rappers that motivate me. The list is fairly short. That’s not to say that rappers not mentioned aren’t in heavy rotation on my playlist. There’s more to it.

Nas, Jadakiss, Tupac, Jay Z and B.I.G. have an uncanny way of elevating my mind state, while removing me from the social confines that life’s daily nuances and mellow-dramatic subplots may provide.

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Soul Brothers
2 years ago

Soul Brothers

As the son of a first generation Trinidadian Canadian, born in the concrete suburbia of Toronto, I was raised in an era where the NHL’s hapless Toronto Maple Leafs struggled to maintain competitive relevance and where the Edmonton Oilers wielded insurmountable dominance. Read More

Shouts from the Digital Soap Box
2 years ago

Shouts from the Digital Soap Box

One of the most recognizable baselines in hip-hop history is Special Ed’s (pictured in column artwork) wildly famous, head-nodding late ’80s anthem “I Got It Made”. When he told us he was our “Idol, the highest title, numero uno,” we took his word for it, and allowed him to make that claim. Read More

Dog Days, Blue Jays and Better Days …
2 years ago

Dog Days, Blue Jays and Better Days …

Men lie. Women lie. Numbers don’t.

That’s what Hov told us on “Reminder”.

Some things in life, we can easily depend on. Our dependence on the expected is a natural …
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Three Things This Summer
2 years ago

Three Things This Summer

First things first, my apologies to my readers – I know you have been yearning for the latest release of your favourite column. After being thrust into the abyss affectionately known to me as my summer, I’ve finally been able to sit back, reflect and collect my thoughts on a number of events that have transpired in the sports and entertainment industry. Read More

Change Gonna Come
3 years ago

Change Gonna Come

Having been thrust full-throttle into this year’s first round of the NBA playoffs, it has become apparent that the youth movement has manifested itself in full-blossomed effect. The names of yesteryear are still under-whelmingly active and present, however a new breed of hungry superstars has hastily threatened to stake their claim as contenders to the proverbial throne.  Read More

Premature Coronations
3 years ago

Premature Coronations

The dawn of a new year is upon us. As a matter of fact, it probably hit you in the head like the effects of that fifth glass of sparkling …
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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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Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence
3 years ago

Major sports leagues need proactive approach to domestic violence

As a sports fan from a young age I’ve always been told about the good that comes from playing team sports: lessons in teamwork, responsibility, work ethic and so on. …
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