hip-hop

The Top 10 Canadian Rappers

October 24, 2010

The National Post revealed their list of The Top 10 Rappers in Canada It was great to see such a list put together by our national newspaper. I actually have been impressed with the level of hip-hop reporting they have been doing lately. That [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 5 – Rap is Born

October 20, 2010

Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. This is the transcript of the fifth installment of the show. If you haven’t been with us for the previous four, you can download each episode for free or stream them with the [Keep Reading]

Down With Webster Interview Concludes

October 8, 2010

Chase: “So, Down With Webster, what’s behind that? Where did the name come from?” Cam: “ A bunch of twelve year-olds-” Pat: “Trying to make a name at the end of band class. We were at Tyler’s house after our first rehearsal, if you [Keep Reading]

Still Down With Webster

October 7, 2010

We’re continuing our coverage of the Down With Webster interview we did for DOPEfm at The CNE. Listen to it with the player at the bottom of the post, download it for free, or read it below. Enjoy! Chase: “My first exposure to Down With [Keep Reading]

Down With Webster Interview

October 6, 2010

Last month, I had the honour and privilege to sit down with a few of the members of Down With Webster before they rocked the bandshell at the CNE. This is the transcript of that interview. Hopefully you listened to it on DOPEfm this weekend, but [Keep Reading]

Femininity in Hip-Hop is Here!

October 3, 2010

This video is really cool. I love how Mala Reignz breaks a lot of the stereotypes of female emcees. She is feminine in this video without having to be seductively dressed or suggestive. That is quite refreshing to see. Many female rappers are [Keep Reading]

Brother Ali Autograph

September 16, 2010

Brother Ali is one of my all-time favourite rappers. I first blogged about him last year just before this album came out. I can’t believe that I actually got to meet him. He was a really cool, down to earth guy. It was quite an honour to [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – 16 Bars

September 11, 2010

Welcome to “Know Your History.” Your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge.  This is a transcript of the fourth episode. If you’ve missed the previous three, please click on the “Hip-Hop History” tab above to download all of the episodes of [Keep Reading]

Females Are Killing It

August 19, 2010

In a recent interview, I asked Eternia why there aren’t more women in rap. This is what she had to say, “I don’t believe that there is actually a lack of females in hip-hop. I think there’s a lack of coverage, oftentimes. I think that [Keep Reading]
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