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Hip hop making its voice heard in Ferguson after Michael Brown’s shooting death with new material

NEW YORK — Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death, channelling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. 672 more words

Arts

Long weekend nightspot and club listings

NIGHTSPOTS & NIGHTCLUBS:

Backstage Lounge • Granville Island • 604-687-1354, thebackstagelounge.com
Aug. 28: The Phonix | Aug. 29: Connor Roff with Chersea | Aug. 30: Sean Viloria | Aug. 1,847 more words

Music

Sign Language - Ty Dolla $ign

Ty dolla $ign released his new mixtape titled sign language. The album as a whole is great. The features are key, and each feature verse delivers nothing but greatness. 389 more words

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Is Nova Scotia rapper Buck 65 about to blow up?

One of the most ridiculous, exultant shows I’ve ever seen was a homecoming show by Nova Scotia rapper Buck 65. You may know Buck 65 as Rich Terfry, the gravelly-voiced host of Drive on CBC radio 2. 433 more words

Arts

Concert Announcements: GWAR, Cat Power, Gary Numan, Moist and more!

JUST ANNOUNCED

Kidnap Kid
White Noise special edition featuring Black Butter Records electronic music producer from London. With Pat Lok and Wmnstudies. • Electric Owl, 926 Main St. 486 more words

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Good Things Come Around to Vancouver's Keys To The Streets piano

And now a musical interlude with the eighth video in the nine-part Keys To The Streets series.
The music project from Big Smoke Productions pairs Vancouver indie bands with CityStudio’s public pianos. 115 more words

Vancouver

Blacc Hollywood - Wiz Khalifa

Blacc Hollywood, Wiz’s third album release was released today. It’s a mixture of Rolling papers and ONIFC. It’s a pretty decent album, it’s not a cohesive album yes. 380 more words

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