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Gorillaz politically charged perspective offers little hope for the future

With a single musician and a single cartoonist making up the core of the group, a Gorillaz album is an odd cultural product that works not just as music, but also as a commentary on the state of the industry. There has been something special about this digitally crafted, hip-hop/rock ensemble from the beginning. The breadth of space between their […]

by Karlis Wilde· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life ·
‘Cakes by the Pound’ tour brings together an eclectic crowd

‘Cakes by the Pound’ tour brings together an eclectic crowd

I, for some reason, cannot fully indulge in the experiences shared by white rappers in their music. Something about the music is a little too fabricated and gimmicky — regardless of their personal experiences being undoubtedly valid. And it was apparent that this past Monday night at Starlight was going to consist of predominately white hip hop artists. However, I […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Events ·
Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

After your first listen, you might not realize how quickly the Yours Truly EP finishes. Perhaps that’s due to its fluidity, or the tone of the album as a whole. And without knowing anything upfront, you might have inclinations to box Yanchan into a sub-category of R&B/hip hop that Toronto so proudly finds itself dominating. However, after piecing together the […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life ·
John River brings #BlackOnCampus tour to Waterloo

John River brings #BlackOnCampus tour to Waterloo

Despite dropping out of school himself, River listened, understood and gave advice on issues of being black in a predominantly white culture.

by Alex Dulanovic· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Nothing new under the sun except performance

Nothing new under the sun except performance

I am by no means a rap genius…

by Erika Ymana· · 0 comments · Opinion ·

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