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[EVENT REVIEW] 1st Contact Concert

[EVENT REVIEW] 1st Contact Concert

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On June 3rd 2013 Torontonians gathered at The Mod Club for the 1st Contact Concert to celebrate and bring awareness to the 1st Time Project: a trans-media initiative about women’s sexuality.  The 1st Time Project

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[Review] History of Urban Music in Toronto Conference

[Review] History of Urban Music in Toronto Conference

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After months of tireless planning and promotion, The History of Urban Music in Toronto Conference took place yesterday at York University. Canadian Hip Hop academics joined forces with Toronto’s pioneering Hip Hop practitioners to

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[EVENT REVIEW] CAN I LIVE SHOWCASE #3

[EVENT REVIEW] CAN I LIVE SHOWCASE #3

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Just like Jay-Z  “Invited us to something epic” on ‘Can I Live’ off his Reasonable Doubt album, Moe Naaman, Founder of Masika International Development, invited me to something epic this month; The Can I

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[CONCERT REVIEW + PHOTO GALLERY] Melanie Fiona @ Pheonix Concert Theater

[CONCERT REVIEW + PHOTO GALLERY] Melanie Fiona @ Pheonix Concert Theater

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Last Friday, Union Events brought out Melanie Fiona, alongside Leila Dey and CharlieRED, to an incredibly captivating concert at the Pheonix Concert Theater. What was special about this night was that for once, the

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Masta Ace – Wrong Bar – Toronto – March 29, 2013

Masta Ace – Wrong Bar – Toronto – March 29, 2013

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It seems hard to believe that a legendary hip hop MC could be as accessible as Masta Ace was to fans at the Toronto show last friday night.  His shows are like an all-access

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[EVENT REVIEW] Wu-Block @ Toronto’s Sound Academy

[EVENT REVIEW] Wu-Block @ Toronto’s Sound Academy

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On February the 13th, Legends Hip-Hop Series introduced Wu-Block to Toronto’s Sound Academy. The show started slow with a couple of Canadian acts such as Charron from KOTD and Trinity Chris, and continued with

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A Few Thoughts on the 55th Annual Grammy Awards

A Few Thoughts on the 55th Annual Grammy Awards

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The 55th Annual Grammy Awards literally just wrapped up like five minutes ago and I spent the entire show with one eye glued to my television screen and the other to my Twitter timeline. Folks

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[Event Review] Shad Performs Live at UofT’s Hart House

[Event Review] Shad Performs Live at UofT’s Hart House

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A friend of mine introduced me to Shad a few years ago, and I’ve been hooked ever since. The Canadian rap sensation (haha, just kidding Shad), and London, Ontario native is probably one of

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[Event Review] Method Man performs live at the Sound Academy

[Event Review] Method Man performs live at the Sound Academy

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Earlier this month, I was fortunate enough to catch Method Man live at the Sound Academy in Toronto. Most people dream of seeing their favorite, or in my case second favorite Wu-tang member, at

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[Event Review] Anthony David and Dwele are Greater Than One in NYC

[Event Review] Anthony David and Dwele are Greater Than One in NYC

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On what was clearly one of the coldest nights in New York City this winter, those of us at the legendary B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Lucille Cafe got to warm up to

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