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Cadence Weapon and The Black Experience in Sound

February 7, 2018

Cadence Weapon was a nineteen-year-old in Edmonton, battle rapping on the internet when he released his first mixtape, Breaking Kayfabe. He wanted to make “the most fucked up rap anyone’s ever heard.” And it was. It got him a record deal with a major American label, and helped bring Canada’s rap underground to light.  Since … Continued

Why Your Rap Lyrics Could Land You In Prison

May 15, 2017

When it comes to rap, where does artistic licence end and confession begin? According to prosecutors in at least 30 cases from the last decade, it starts when the artist is charged with a crime and the lyrics are parsed for clues to a case or for proof of bad character. Many of these defendants … Continued

Anupa Mistry Is Done With The 6ix

March 15, 2017

The Fader’s Anupa Mistry on a strange early clip of the Weeknd, new music you should pay attention to and why you should stop talking about the 6ix.

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