True Daley sits down with Michie Mee @ The Hip Hop Summit in Toronto
Revered as the Queen of Canadian Hip Hop, in 1988, Michie Mee became the first Canadian emcee to sign a record deal with a major American label, Priority/Atlantic. The Jamaican born rapper, actress and former track star is also one of the first hip hop artists to blend patois, singing and rhyming, as heard on her debut album with DJ/Producer LA Luv. ‘Jamaican Funk: Canadian Style’ was released in 1991 and won a Juno Award for the dancehall inspired single, ‘Jamaican Funk’ in 1992.
Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, Toronto Dec 15- May 05
2011 STYLUS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: RON NELSON from Stylus Group on Vimeo.
2012 STYLUS AWARDS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: MICHIE MEE from Stylus Group on Vimeo.
FL Studio has become the software of choice for a number of hit makers. On Sunday July 10, 2011, Starting Fresh in association with Long & McQuade Musical Instruments presents the FL Studio workshop with special guests Arthur McArthur and Big Pops. Both producers have landed major placements on some well-known projects in the music [...]
photo credit: Alexis Finch CBC Hip Hop Summit-link to audio file
photo credit: Knowtorietywhyz Toronto rap pioneer making a comeback By Nicholas Davis From the Toronto Sun Archive Five years ago you would have been hard-pressed to hear rap music on mainstream radio in this country. But in 2001, Toronto’s Flow 93.5 debuted as Canada’s first urban music station. Other urban stations quickly followed in other [...]