Articles in Music
For the most part, Jully Black believes, Canadian musicians, artists and actors are singing the same song: Where’s the love? “Why don’t they embrace us right out the womb?” she questions.
Canadian hip hop stars seem to eschew escapist raps laced with blow and bloodshed. Goons and gangs, drugs and guns, and pimps and hoes are far from reality for grpups like Sweatshop Union.
On stage, the beats enter Nu-mark’s soul and his neck snaps at his Technics as a snake does its prey, his hands weave, vivaciously cutting the vinyl and his body is loud, bold, fierce and fearless.
In a Northern Ontario community of 55,000 on the shores of Lake Nipissing, a fishing guide, an electrician, a product specialist and a former postal worker live by a code that is as Canadian as bartering beaver pelts.
For Shannon White and Eric Elgar, what began as a guerrilla-style documentary ended with a lesson in what it costs to cross the country – two thumbs and about 35 kind Canadian citizens.
Considered by many to be the greatest athlete in the world of mixed martial arts, Montreal’s Georges St. Pierre has proved time and again that he is one of the most dominant forces in the world’s fastest growing sport.