Flashback: The Get Loose Crew
This 1987 record was donated to the T-Dot Pioneers Exhibit in Toronto this year. The crew featured S Banger, MC Shadow, DJ Jel and MC B and Mix Master Len. It features several tracks from the Get Loose Crew, with that original boom-bap flavour the track posted here:
This record was generously donated to the T-Dot Pioneers exhibit in Toronto by DJ Jel aka Chris Jackson
Check it out: Get Loose Crew- Get Loose
In celebration of Canada day, The Sound Junction show and the Bigger than Hip Hop Show @ CHRY 105.5fm came together to represent lovely. With an open door policy the team invited emcees down to the station for four hours of none stop boom bap. Rolling through was Spek Won, Wolf J, Daneo, SKI, Smash [...]
photo credit: Alexis Finch CBC Hip Hop Summit-link to audio file
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!
On saturday Feb 12, 2011 CKLN studios in Toronto became home to a legendary celebration of three generations of hip hop history. As one of the first stations in Canada to have a radio show dedicated to hip hop music, CKLN has been bumping the boom-bap since the mid 1980s. From the Fanatasic Voyage to [...]
The Fantastic Voyage was a community radio show run by DJ Ron Nelson. The show played a variety of music genres from Funk to Rockers,
This StreetBeat, Break’N Out record is one of the earliest known hip hop compilations in Canada.
The undisputed Queen of Canadian hip hop history, Michelle Michie Mee was the first Canadian MC to get signed to an American label, as well as one first to work extensively with an American artist, of no lower pedigree than the Blastmaster, KRS-One.
In 1991, while working in the studio in Kingston Jamaica with producer and dj Junior Reid, Rumble, formerly of Rumble & Strong cut a bunch of songs including, “Crack Song, All I know”, “Wishing on a Star” and more.