By Alexandra Few
At a typical downtown nightclub, how often do you see a female DJ playing the music? What about at EDM music festivals that come to Toronto? Your answer is probably either slim to none.
Interview By Aaron Zaretsky
Transcribed By Preeya Narcis
It’s no secret that successfully having a big break in the music industry is one of the hardest things to achieve. Whether it's not having the connections you need to help get your name out there, or not knowing where to start, there is a program that can help emerging artists: FACTOR (Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings)
By Sia Papadopoulos
Youth organizations are finding ways to empower youth of colour by incorporating the use of technology in science and hip-hop for educational purposes. They see the importance of providing quality education to encourage marginalized communities, specifically black communities, to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, or math.
By Tonte Spiff
October 17, 2018 will forever be known in Canadian history as the day of Cannabis legalization. After years of debating, countless pages in legislation, and multiple last-minute policy changes, the Senate approved recreational use of the drug this past June, leading to months of anticipation.
By Alexandra Few
Music has such a profound impact in our lives and most of us turn to it for a number of reasons. Whether you use it to put a smile on your face or as a source of comfort when you’re sad, a wide diversity of music surrounds us and there is always more waiting to be explored. Research has dug deep in uncovering the impact music has on altering our mood, and it all comes down to what is going on in our brain.
By Antonia Altomonte
It’s been 22 years since the death of Tupac Shakur (1971 – 1996), but his spirit and legacy lives on through his music and diehard fans (like me). I still bump 2Pac as if his music just dropped yesterday - and some of those songs are even older than I am. It just goes to show how Tupac’s legacy still lives on, even through millennials.