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Beats without borders

Hip hop has long been a platform for political messages. Starting out in the Bronx in New York City, MCs would use powerful rhythmic vocals…


Amber Alert

In the past few years, a coterie of musicians, many, if not all, graduates of the University of Manitoba’s School of Music’s Jazz Studies program,…



Straight outta Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s hip-hop scene, like any in Canada, is constantly overlooked and often regarded as a pale imitation of an American art form. In response, the…