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11 Jun 2016

9 Reasons You'll Never Make It In The Music Business

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It’s about that time of year again, Honey Jam auditions are in full swing.

19 Feb 2016

Jazz Cartier Reaches For Hip Hop Crown

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“Who?” That is the first word that comes to mind when the name Jazz Cartier is mentioned.

17 Nov 2015

BOOK ALERT: Rap N' Roll: Pop Culture, Darkly Stated

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Award-winning journalist, author, broadcaster and blogger Dalton Higgins’ sixth book Rap N' Roll: Pop Culture, Darkly Stated, a collection of pop culture essays, launches on December 4th at A Different Booklist bookstore located in Toronto’s Annex neighborhood. 

21 Oct 2015

TDot Fest: Developing Toronto's Talent

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On October 2 Canadian music history was made. For the first time ever the top four spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart belonged to Canadians.

06 Oct 2015

Jamaica's Carlene Davis Wins Best Gospel Award At International Reggae and World Music Awards

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Jamaican gospel singer Carlene Davis is enjoying a milestone in her 40-year musical career. 

24 Jul 2015

Honey Jam Reveals New Artists For 2015

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On the 54th floor of the TD Tower, a fresh batch of talent gathers for the launch of Honey Jam Canada – a concert celebrating its 20th anniversary.

30 Jun 2015

Blockorama 17 Topped Pride Weekend

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Undoubtedly, Blockorama 17 may have been THE event of Pride 2015. Not even a deluge of rain could keep these revellers away.

22 May 2015

Prince & 3rdEyeGirl Funked Toronto Up

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We all have a handful of musicians that we consider to be a must see throughout our lifetime.

18 Feb 2015

Let Me Teach You Something: Sudan and Canada Meet In Music

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Waleed Abdulhamid is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist, producer and film-maker. He was born in Sudan and began performing at the age of 6. Abdulhamid who teaches at Humber College has toured Egypt, Syria, Kuwait and Emirate, and is known for incorporating traditional rhythms into popular music from Sudan.

12 Dec 2014

Hip Hop Legends Celebrated at 15th Anniversary of Amnesia

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In 1999 Toronto lacked something so important in its music scene; recognition. When Ian Espinet and his friends went out partying many of the DJ’s forgot to pay homage to the older artists in the game. There was an overabundance of new music but little of the old. “It was as if the DJ’s caught Amnesia,” he says.

03 Dec 2014

Whitby Producer Crowned Battle Of The Beatmakers Competition

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Jordon Manswell wasn’t nervous at all when he got on stage at the 2014 Battle of the Beat Makers Contest.

28 Jul 2014

The Carter Experience: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s On the Run Tour Review

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When Jay Z and Beyoncé (The Carters) announced their ‘On the Run 2014 Tour’

14 Jul 2014

The Power of Soca: How Machel Mash Up Toronto

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The Caricom was at work in the Tdot on Saturday July 12 when Reigning Soca Monarch, Machel Montano

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