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Quebec rapper mourns Indigenous deaths, releases single called “Génocide”

Among the numerous Quebec artists that have raised their voice following the passing of Joyce Echaquan, a 37-year old Atikamekw woman who died in a public hospital after being insulted and humiliated by nurses, Algonquin rapper Samian is one to »

Arts & Entertainment

Toronto’s Haviah Mighty becomes first female rapper to win Polaris Music Prize

Toronto hosted the 2019 Polaris Music Prize Gala on Monday evening with a variety of performances on the agenda. And the one who shone the most was Haviah Mighty, who won this year’s Polaris Music Prize for her album 13th »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

European football: The curse of Drake continues

Canadian rap star Drake is a big sports fan. As an international star, many sports teams and players like to have the added publicity of photos taken with him, or have him wear team merchandise like jerseys or caps. It »

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Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the run up to the launch of Eye on the Arctic’s next multimedia project this winter, we’ve dug into our archives to bring you some of our most popular videos from past projects. Today, we bring you a conversation with TuuMotz, »

Arts & Entertainment, Highlights, International, Society

PanAm petition against Kanye West

When it was recently announced that Kanye West had been hired to perform at the closing ceremony of the PanAm games in Toronto, many expressed surprise. That surprise quickly turned sour as opposition to his presence started, and is growing. »

Arts & Entertainment

Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ includes beat of 16 yr old Canadian, WondaGurl

Sixteen year old music producer Ebony Oshunrinde, a.k.a. WondaGurl, was perhaps more eager than some to hear the new Jay Z album Magna Carta Holy Grail, because one of her beats is featured in the track Crown. Rap star Jay Z’s new album »