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hip-hop

Saul Williams: Poet to the People

It’s 2:00 am on a Saturday night. Just outside the Metro Theatre in Victoria, where Day 3 of Rifflandia has just wrapped up. About an hour earlier, patient fans were ushered in to an already over-...

Cypress Hill's B Real benefit concert to support battered women

The Cypress Hill front man makes his appearance at Fortune Sound Club October 2, but leaves a lasting impression with $1 of every ticket sold being donated to Battered Women's Support Services.

The Happiness Project: Blue Ivy Carter featured on dad Jay-Z's song "Glory"

The productive rap star wastes no time getting his newborn daughter into the music biz.

Political hip-hop parlays on the election battle

Hip-hop isn't your usual electoral terrain, but this week we parlayed with three rappers who want to get out the vote.

A woman’s survival guide to hip-hop and fishing

As a woman working in the male-dominated world of hip-hop, I often feel frustrated. I tend to be treated more like a groupie or a mother than like an intelligent professional.  A few months ago...

Francis and the Lights set to illuminate Vancouver

Left field funk pop act Francis & the Lights is hoping to win over skeptics when it supports national hero Drake at The Centre For Performing Arts on Tuesday.