Canadian Hip Hop

Re-Up:: Ambition and Uncle Fester

The Ack did an excellent job yesterday of previewing the little showcase we help curate (oooh, curate, we’re fancy!) for the National Campus and Community Radio Conference taking place here in Halifax right now. That said, because talented Halifax duo Uncle Fester & Ambition will be hitting clean-up tonight at the show, I thought I’d [...]

Eternia - Elzhi ONE LOVE Remix

Eternia - One Love
Excellent Detroit MC Elzhi recently re-worked the legendary Illmatic, and now, after relating to the girl El raps about in the song, Eternia has re-worked El’s re-worked version of One Love.

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MP3:: Eternia - Remix of Elzhi’s ONE LOVE
WEB:: eternia.bandcamp.com

Live:: D-Sisive in Halifax

Good news: D-Sisive has finally made it. Well, this isn’t entirely true, as he makes perfectly clear on his latest record, the rather amazing Jonestown 2: Jimmy Go Bye Bye, he has yet to garner the kind of mainstream accolades he feels his body of work warrants (especially in the US of A), and he’s [...]

Reviews:: DJ Cosm - Time And Space

Although the producer has become a very important ingredient in today’s hip hop stew, the whole “DJ/Producer record” concept is not a new one. Assembling a roster of talented MC’s to rap over your beats has been done since Marley Marl’s In Control series helped launched the Symphony into the Posse-Cut Pantheon, and through the [...]