Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon

April 6, 2022
by Jason Schneider

For this new weekly FYI feature, Jason Schneider searches through new releases, books, TV, and more to find gems worthy of your attention. The premiere edition includes a deserved tribute to Joni Mitchell, an in-depth look at a seminal period in Canadian music, and a hip-hop salute to a hockey great.

January 30, 2022
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The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from an acclaimed Toronto-based rapper.

Cadence Weapon (l) and Jacques Greene  Photo: Brad Casey
May 9, 2021
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The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one pairing a top hip-hop artist and a Montreal producer.

Facebook Photo by Justin Aranha
February 11, 2019
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On May 13 in Toronto, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out. We will profile some of the potential contenders prior to that, beginning with a clip by this acclaimed hip-hop artist (pictured).

May 30, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The former Poet Laureate and Polaris shortlister is grabbing significant attention with this new song and video addressing Toronto's condo boom. Skittering beats underscore his typically fluid wordflow and incisive lyrics.

Alex Lifeson
January 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Alex Lifeson is enjoying life after Rush, and Drake's Raptor ties are boosting basketball in Toronto. Others in the headlines include Dolores O'Riordan, Cadence Weapon, Spice World, Prince, Richard Lloyd, Dolly Parton, K.Flay, and teen social media stars.

December 15, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The rapper/poet born Rollie Pemberton is returning to the spotlight with an imminent new album. He is also partnering in a socially conscious clothing line for Frank and Oak. Learn more about that in this interview.

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November 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The highly-decorated rapper returns to the scene with a self-titled album that is coming in January. On this new single, he employs a sparsely effective electro track as a backdrop to bold declarations about his uniqueness.