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Samuel Engelking

The DJ, radio host, promoter and champion of women in hip-hop reflects on her 25-year career more

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A rare interview with funk legend Betty Davis. A new documentary has brought the 70s star back into the spotlight, decades later. more

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On Lou Phelps's new album, 002/LOVE ME, executive produced by his brother Kaytranada, the Montreal rapper is comfortable revelling within the crevices of beats rather than lording over them more

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The Toronto hip-hop producer, a member of influential production trio Da Grassroots, died last month at age 47 more

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The Internet's new album Hive Mind, reviewed: Back in 2011 when co-founders Syd and Matt Martians debuted the project as a skeletal funk offshoot of Odd Future, you'd never guess how far they'd come. more

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Jorja Smith Lost & Found album review: The 21-year-old British R&B singer has gotten co-signs from Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy and more, but she wisely resists calling in her famous friends here. more

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Tona's syllable-cramming delivery and gritty beats go against the melodic vocal delivery and smoothed out ambient soundscapes that some would immediately associate with a Toronto hip-hop sound in 2018, but that doesn't mean he should be overlooked. more

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Twenty years later, the Canadian hip-hop anthem means more than just beats and rhymes more

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Gillian Mapp

On her new album The Secret Life Of Planets, the Toronto-based sci-fi soul singer gives cosmic resonance to intensely personal music more

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