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Sometimes we don’t know what we have when we have it. After the release of my album, One Day Soon, I experienced one of the longest and lowest periods of depression in my life thus far....

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Yesterday you might have read The Narcicyst’s Organix column “Falling Down: A Father’s Faith” and discovered the Iraqi-Canadian MC’s latest release, Leap of Faith EP, which is some of his most personal material yet. The...

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Yassin Alsalman, better known by his stage name The Narcicyst (or Narcy), is an Iraqi-Canadian MC and journalist. A longtime fixture in the North American hip-hop scene and a pioneer of the Arab hip-hop movement,...

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Masia One is a true global citizen. The Singapore-born MC was raised in the Toronto hip hop scene but recently relocated to Jamaica. Her new album incorporates those reggae influences on tracks like “Alright. OK!”...

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Critically acclaimed hip-hop MC/singer/songwriter and activist, K’NAAN, has announced his highly anticipated third album, Country, God or The Girl will debut October 16, 2012 through A&M/Octone. The album follows the release of 2009’s acclaimed sophomore...

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  After the summer of gun violence came the culture of silence. Now comes the hip hop track, the latest salvo from a police service looking to inspire and connect with the city and youth...

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Teck-Zilla (Nigeria/Canada) and Depth (MC from Zimbabwe) have come together to bring to us a dope track titled Star Gazer… ‘STAR GAZER’ is the first single from the upcoming ‘Teck Meets Depth’ collabo EP between...

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French producer Nasdrovia Prod teams up with Montreal MC Aspect Mendoza for this neck snapping track and somewhat bizarre video from the recent Nasdrovia Prod EP.   Nasdrovia Prod: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nasdrovia-Prod/211692335569951?ref=hl Aspect Mendoza: https://www.facebook.com/aspectmendozabeatlejuice...

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There’ll be two small festivals in Ottawa this weekend, one in the shadow of a gallow’s pole and the other beneath a bridge. The Arboretum Festival is new, while the House of Paint festival is...

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by Ian Kamau (from iankamu.com) As I write this I am sitting in a cafe in Junction in Nairobi, Kenya; one of the places that made me decide to record the album One Day Soon. I came...

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