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Rapper Mitchmatic says farewell to Edmonton with two parting gifts

Local rapper Mitch (Mitchmatic) Holtby will be leaving Edmonton, but not without saying goodbye, nor leaving a mark.

Holtby announced that, as one of his last acts in the city, he mixed and mastered an upcoming album for Tangina Stone, a Brooklyn-based pop singer, which includes numerous high-profile featured artists including Nelly Furtado, who provided vocals for the song Exposed. 342 more words


Saskatchewan rapper tells indigenous stories through music at National Aboriginal Day event

When Brad Bellegarde was young he had a unique motto — I’m not old school, I’m not new school, I’m skip school.

Being a rapper was going to be his life, and he didn’t need school to do it. 525 more words

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It's not about 'the Benjamins' anymore: Rappers are referencing foreign currency instead of U.S. dollars

The American dollar has taken such a dip that even rappers have decided to diversify their mentions from U.S. dollars to foreign wads of cash, including the Canadian dollar and the British pound. 290 more words


Riff Raff wants to have fun and get paid

Riff Raff is excited about his 20 Canadian tour stops because of ketchup chips.

But it’s not superior northern snacks that fuel his adventures.

“I care about money and jewelry and having fun,” Riff Raff says from a ferry. 474 more words

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Arrested Development final headliner for 2017 Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

The group behind hit songs Mr. Wendal, Everyday People and Tennessee will headline the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival on July 1.

Arrested Development, along with co-headliner Talib Kweli, will be joined on the bill by Parab Poet and Hip Hop Hippies, Kay the Aquanaut and Factor Chandelier. 213 more words

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