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Brampton-bred director talks blaxploitation reboots, local dance sensations and T.O.’s hip-hop history Read more

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Kardinal Offishall debuted a new version of the 1998 Canadian hip-hop classic Northern Touch for the Toronto Raptors. The full new version dropped before the team's first playoff game against the Washington Wizards. Read more



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



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Legendary Toronto promoter Ron Nelson, Michie Mee, Dream Warriors, Kardinal Offishall, DJ Mastermind and others on the 100-year-old venue's enduring impact on Canadian hip-hop Read more

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Plus: Dilly Dally, WayHome For The Holidays, Drive By Truckers and more Read more


The Toronto rapper's nationally syndicated The Kardi Party launches on Virgin Radio this weekend Read more


Last night's award show was a weirdly narrow celebration of Canadian music that only iGen and senior citizens actually give a shit about Read more

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Local acts join forces with big names like Gwen Stefani, Usher, Lil Jon, Amber Rose and so many more, making this weekend possibly the most star-studded Toronto has seen since TIFF Read more

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When we talk about creating change in the Canadian music industry, here's a good place to start Read more

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"The Drakes, Weeknds, et cetera, are still embraced by the international scene before they’re fully celebrated and supported here." Read more

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The Song in the Six contest will award $10,000 to the winning song that reps T-dot the best Read more


Kardi Gras Vol. 1: The Clash Read more

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Legendary New York DJ Stretch Armstrong on grinding it out in the 90s, Toronto emcees and his new documentary Read more

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With his fifth album set to drop Friday, the music icon reminisces about paving the way for Canadian hip-hop and R&B artists, working with a young Rihanna on her demo – and speaks to the local industry's ongoing struggle securing homegrown talent Read more

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