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[Event Review] Can I Live? Showcase #7: ‘Femcees’ Reign Supreme

[Event Review] Can I Live? Showcase #7: ‘Femcees’ Reign Supreme

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The title of this showcase alone is a tribute to the platform that Bad Perm stands on. The 7th Can I Live charity event was a celebration of female emcees (Femcee) in the Tdot

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[REVIEW] The Girl from Chicago – Oscar Micheaux

[REVIEW] The Girl from Chicago – Oscar Micheaux

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This is why I love Black History Month. Every year I honestly find myself learning something amazing. For example, Oscar Micheaux – ever heard of him? Neither had I until earlier last month. To

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[REVIEW] Tre Mission x Isaiah Rashad Live A TATTOO

[REVIEW] Tre Mission x Isaiah Rashad Live A TATTOO

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Top Dawg Entertainment breeds greatness. Or at least that’s been T.D.E.’s reputation thus far. On a cold night in Toronto that could only be described as excruciatingly bitter, one of Top Dawg’s newest signees,

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[REVIEW] #1992Toronto

[REVIEW] #1992Toronto

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Art is power. Art is always a cause for celebration. When Toronto community instigator and esteemed photographer Che Kothari launched his online photographic portfolio this past Friday, true to form he brought together Toronto’s

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[REVIEW] Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championship Finals Night 2

[REVIEW] Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championship Finals Night 2

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Let me tell you a little something about Red Bull;  If ever you want to get a searing, unrelenting pain in the form of a mild stomach ulcer, definitely down three cans of that

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[Review] Zaki Ibrahim Live @ Adelaide Hall

[Review] Zaki Ibrahim Live @ Adelaide Hall

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2013 has been a really successful year for Toronto based artists – from the array of festivals and shows, to the plethora of new releases; we have a lot to be proud of.  Zaki

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[REVIEW] Shad @ The Opera House

[REVIEW] Shad @ The Opera House

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This past Saturday marked the first show of Shad‘s tour following the release of his fourth album, Flying Colours. If this was any foreshadowing of his career, the future bodes well for this Kenyan

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F as in Frank – Celebrating 2 Years of Vintage Clothing

F as in Frank – Celebrating 2 Years of Vintage Clothing

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This past weekend Toronto’s own F as in Frank Vintage Clothing store marked their two year anniversary of selling the freshest gear found on Queen St. West. The party offered free beer- I don’t

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[REVIEW] A BAND CALLED DEATH

[REVIEW] A BAND CALLED DEATH

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As part of my annual routine in attending the Toronto International Film Festival, I was more than excited to catch a glimpse of the documentary A Band Called Death.  The film follows the artistic journey of

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[REVIEW] Manifesto’s So Much Things To Say: Evolution Summit – The Last Word w/ Jhene Aiko

[REVIEW] Manifesto’s So Much Things To Say: Evolution Summit – The Last Word w/ Jhene Aiko

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The first thing I noticed about Jhene Aiko is her dainty little hands. She’s just recently been in a major car accident which left her with broken bones, a chipped tooth and stitches. Her

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