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A Conversation of Toronto Hip-Hop Media Social Politics (THMSP): When the One Woman Army met the Trap Princess
3 years ago

A Conversation of Toronto Hip-Hop Media Social Politics (THMSP): When the One Woman Army met the Trap Princess

It was their first time meeting. They sat there. Two journalists perched across the table from one another on benches in a Queen Street coffee shop, sipping tea and trading …
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The Antiheroes’ Flex breaks free of all boundaries with new project
3 years ago

The Antiheroes’ Flex breaks free of all boundaries with new project

A desolate road that ties Flex the Antihero and his hometown homies together from each end of Ajax, Ontario, from North to South, has become not only the concept behind …
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Unfiltered
3 years ago

Unfiltered

At just 23 years old, Brenden Hewko has his own promotions company, independent label and a stacked roster of hip-hop talent. And all that, along with his no filter attitude, …
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Crabs in the Bucket and Snakes in the Grass
3 years ago

Crabs in the Bucket and Snakes in the Grass

The best part about flourishing amidst an urban industry so small is that there is so much to accomplish, so many new opportunities to be made, so many lanes to …
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How To Spot An Industry Groupie
4 years ago

How To Spot An Industry Groupie

Industry Groupie: noun, [in-duh-stree grew-pee]: An individual who abandons professional responsibilities in order to fulfill ulterior motives regarding the subject of their duties.

It’s bad enough attempting to get business …
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Rapper Jaydahmann returns to the mic ready to conquer the game
4 years ago

Rapper Jaydahmann returns to the mic ready to conquer the game

“My grandfather told me many gon’ die. Many gon’ lie,” Toronto rapper Jaydahmann spits to the camera during the video shoot for his new single “Conquer”, an emotional and motivational …
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Mustafa The Poet is 17 and highly celebrated
4 years ago

Mustafa The Poet is 17 and highly celebrated

Mustafa Ahmed, also known as Mustafa The Poet, is the rose that grew out of Toronto’s Regent Park concrete. High school students, community officials and long time followers fill Daniel’s …
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Welcome to Samantics
4 years ago

Welcome to Samantics

Last year, I was on a road trip to Atlanta with a carload of young Toronto cats, all in our 20s, ready to make something happen beyond the border. There …
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Blackout4 Day 2: Main event closes weekend with flawless final battle
4 years ago

Blackout4 Day 2: Main event closes weekend with flawless final battle

The second day of Blackout4 was King Of The Dot’s best showing to date. The crowd was bigger, the battles more intense and fans were able to witness the largest …
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Blackout4 Day 1: KOTD reignites fans with mystery line up
4 years ago

Blackout4 Day 1: KOTD reignites fans with mystery line up

Battle rap fans were kept in the dark at King Of The Dot’s Blackout4, but everything came to light when the rappers hit the stage.

The fourth installment of the …
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