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Canadian Hiphop Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum

Oh Canada! You glorious nation with an inferiority complex constantly reminding people that you're great. We get it! You've been here for years -...

OPINION: Drake IS More 50 than Kanye

Written by Brian Capitao Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa are next line to be considered Chi-town's finest- long considered students of the game and...

Can an Artist Un-Sellout?

by Brian Capitao Snoop Dogg was recently in the news for his politically charged video, Lavender, that featured an effigy of Donald Trump dressed in...

Editorial: The Lost Souls Who Help

I’ve been thinking about death lately. There’s been a recent spate of deaths in the news lately albeit for a variety of different reasons....
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Top 10 Ways Brands Have Used Hip Hop

For decades, brands have tried to use hip hop to sell us goods. It has only been in the last two decades or so...
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This guy did a metal cover of WAP – and it...

https://youtu.be/kHKQC-k3hXU If you were around and into music in the 2000s, you'll remember the phenomenon of Nu-Metal. Essentially, a blend of metal and rap. Bands...
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The Scourge of the White Rapper

In hip hop these days there is an urban legend of a "culture vulture," often hurled as a pejorative towards white rappers. This Rumplestiltskin...

What Happens When an Artist Goes “Indie”?

There's a big kerfuffle these days regarding artists and their independence. With the likes of Russ (an artist who blew up thanks to SoundCloud), being...
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Prepared To Be Scared: 10 Albums Perfect for Halloween

Halloween and music make a deadly combination. Here are a few of our favorite soundtracks for Hallow's Eve. Dare Iz A Darkside - Redman (1994) This...
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How Rappers Sound in 2018

For a genre of music so focused on words, hip hop seems to be lacking lyricism these days, focusing more on sound. Artists are...