Mississauga native PND is having a party next door in Toronto
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PartyNextDoor has been blowing up social media recently with cryptic tweets  which have become the hallmark for OVO marketing their stable of artists of which PND is a proud member of. Now just days before …

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Upstream unorthodoxy
February 11, 2010 – 9:45 am | No Comment
Upstream unorthodoxy

Neil White and Jahmal Tonge utilize a style that sees them swimming upstream. Collectively known as The Carps, White and Tonge practice an art aptly known as eardrum unorthodoxy.

Framework for success
February 6, 2010 – 9:47 am | No Comment
Framework for success

A new-wave five-pack from Ontario’s capital, The Framework had a fan base before playing their first set and a distribution deal with Last Gang Records before they pressed their first LP.

An unlikely Reggae star
February 2, 2010 – 9:41 am | No Comment
An unlikely Reggae star

Auresia isn’t your average reggae artist. A woman of Ukrainian origin, now living in Montreal via Edmonton, Auresia grew up in a household in which her mother played piano and her dad an accordion.

Campaigning for accountability
January 29, 2010 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Campaigning for accountability

The Security and Prosperity Partnership is being blamed for everything from no-fly lists to the rapid development of the Alberta tar sands and the future export of fresh water to the U.S.

Canada’s queen of soul
January 24, 2010 – 1:37 am | No Comment
Canada’s queen of soul

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.

Blue-collar rap
January 23, 2010 – 11:31 am | No Comment
Blue-collar rap

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.

When beats speak
January 23, 2010 – 9:46 am | No Comment
When beats speak

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.

Ray Zahab: Running with reason
January 21, 2010 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Ray Zahab: Running with reason

In November 2006, Ray Zahab ran across the Sahara Desert. He ran 40-50 miles a day for 111 days straight, through 74,000 kilometers of what is rightly regarded as some of the most gruelling terrain on earth.

The organic entrepreneur
January 15, 2010 – 10:33 pm | No Comment
The organic entrepreneur

Author Maxine Hyndman emphasizes the importance of acquiring wealth, while maintaining whealth, “a life that’s lived in alignment with one’s values, one’s greater purpose and one’s beliefs.”

The Hitman: A wound turned to light
January 14, 2010 – 10:50 pm | No Comment
The Hitman: A wound turned to light

Hart strains to sign autographs, writing with a right hand that moves lethargically. The effects of the stroke he suffered a few years back are evident. He looks a little lost, like a dyslexic third grader trying to read fine print.

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