Shad, “It Ain’t Over”

Toronto representative and Decon Records signee Shad got 90’s fever, all that and a bag of chips. Not serious stuff from his Melancholy and the Infinite Shadness off of Bandcamp.

posted: October 31st, 2012, 10:00am


Shad feat. Lights, “Remember to Remember”

Eccentric off-kilter but energetic rhythms from the Canadian emcee. Off of his album The Way I See It. Watch


Shad, “Fam Jam (Fe Sum Immigrins)”

​Another solid effort from Shad, laying down some thoughts about what happens when a third world born kid lives a first world life, over a beat from Skratch… Watch


Shad feat. Saukrates, “Stylin”

Don’t get mad if Shad is stylin on you. Toronto stalwart Saukrates backs up Shad’s wordplay on this cut from Shad’s upcoming joint Flying Colours. Watch

The Dash

Hip-hop Wisdom: Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey, known for most of his career as Mos Def, has helped shape the dialogue and definition of hip-hop, both musically and politically for nearly… Read


Run the Jewels - Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*@k)

​A visual poetry of violence, futility, and the confusing and complex layers of the struggle. Run the Jewels 2 continues its epic journey. Watch


Hiatus Kaiyote - Nakamarra

​Australia’s multi-dimensional polyrhythmic quartet bringing future soul to the desert. Peep their North American tour this spring. Watch