HERSTORY

There are many, many stories about the history of hip hop in this country. Herstory attempts to capture oral histories from artists, djs, promoters, bboys and bgirls, managers, VJ and all the people that supported the growth of hip hop in Canada.

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Meet Canada’s Hip Hop Hope index image

Meet Canada’s Hip Hop Hope

big shouts to Rodrigo!

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Canadian Floor Masters in Russia index image

Canadian Floor Masters in Russia

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Ghetto Concept @ the Hip Hop Summit, Toronto index image

Ghetto Concept @ the Hip Hop Summit, Toronto

GHETTO CONCEPT Members Kwajo, Infinite & Dolo took the hood to Hollywood when they became the first non-commercial hip hop artists to win Juno Awards in 1995 & 1996 for their singles ‘Certified’ and ‘E-Z On Tha Motion’. As residents of two of the Tdot’s most notorious neighbourhoods, Rexdale and Lawrence Heights (Jungle), GC took […]

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Spotlight: Eternia index image

Spotlight: Eternia

We catch up with Eternia in Toronto before her upcoming homecoming performance with MoSS during Canadian Music Week

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Chris Jackson, brainchild of CBC’s Hip Hop Summit index image

Chris Jackson, brainchild of CBC’s Hip Hop Summit

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CBC Hip Hop Summit exclusive behind the scenes photos index image

CBC Hip Hop Summit exclusive behind the scenes photos

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Flashback: Make Some Noise 1994 Toronto Hip Hop Documentary index image

Flashback: Make Some Noise 1994 Toronto Hip Hop Documentary

Make Some Noise copyright: Andrew Munger/Ultramagnetic Productions Make Some Noise (1994) from Corbin Smith on Vimeo. Make Some Noise (1994) from Corbin Smith on Vimeo.

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Cold Front Album release Party 1991, Toronto index image

Cold Front Album release Party 1991, Toronto

A historic moment for hip hop in Toronto with the release of an all Canadian Hip Hop Compliation.  This video features, Base Poet, Maestro Nu Black Nation, Kish and nuff others.  Big shouts to Jon Bronski for executive producing this album and making history on this one!

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