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Music

10 up and coming hip hop artists in Toronto

Posted by Staff / April 17, 2016

jimmy primeThere are plenty of young, up and coming hip hop artists in Toronto. The city's hip hop scene is currently going through a bit of a renaissance; with hometown hero Drake at the height of his international stardom, the spotlight has begun shining on Toronto's underground. These artists are experimenting with a variety of sounds in hopes of striking while the iron is hot.

Here are my picks for the top up and coming hip hop artists in Toronto.

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Radar

The top 5 free events in Toronto: April 18-24 2016

Posted by Staff / April 17, 2016

420Free events in Toronto this week will let you save your dollars and blaze on a budget. From poetry readings and film screenings to 420 celebrations there are plenty of ways to have fun for free this week.

Here's a roundup of free events in Toronto this week.

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Music

A guide to buying vinyl records in Toronto

Posted by Staff / April 16, 2016

vinyl torontoVinyl in Toronto, as elsewhere, has undergone a major resurgence. This has surely made it more difficult to snag bargains on used records, but it's also provided the Toronto collector with more options than they have had in a few decades. With so much overlap in terms of genres stocked, it's useful to categorize the city's shops beyond just what kind of music they stock.

Here's a guide to buying vinyl records in Toronto.

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City

Prepare for a traffic nightmare in Toronto this weekend

Posted by Staff / April 15, 2016

weekend traffic torontoThe traffic forecast isn't looking too pretty for Toronto this weekend. That's because two of the city's major hubs will be closed down at various times, forcing us to take alternative routes as we travel to and fro on what looks like two of the nicest work-free days of the year.

From 11 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. on Monday morning, for instance, the Don Valley Parkway will be closed for spring maintenance between the 401 and the Gardiner Expressway. With the Raptors first playoff game scheduled for Saturday afternoon, the roads leading to the ACC are going to get mighty busy tomorrow.

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Music

Band banned from Mod Club after singer drop-kicks fan

Posted by Staff / April 12, 2016

sorry so farPop-punk band The Story So Far made headlines for all the wrong reasons today after a video from their Sunday night show at the Mod Club surfaced. It showed lead singer Parker Cannon drop-kicking a young fan who jumped the stage in order to take a selfie.

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Fashion & Style

Uniqlo will open its first Toronto store this October

Posted by Staff / April 12, 2016

uniqlo torontoUniqlo is finally bringing its stockpile of multi-coloured basics to Toronto. The Japanese retailer previously announced it'd be coming to the GTA in fall 2016 and now it looks like it'll be opening up at Yorkdale sometime around October 18.

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