Rock Steady Crew

Rock Steady Crew

The Rock Steady Crew was established in 1977 by Bronx b-boys Jimmy D and Jimmy Lee. When they started this crew in the streets of the Bronx, they had no idea that someday…

read more
A-F-R-O & Marco Polo

A-F-R-O & Marco Polo

A-F-R-O & Marco Polo A-F-R-O (All Flows Reach Out) is an 18-year old MC from Los Angles, CA. He first gained notoriety in 2014 for an audio submission to R.A The…

read more
EPMD

EPMD

EPMD On the surface, the sample-reliant productions and monotone rapping styles of Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith had little to recommend them, but the duo's recordings as EPMD were among…

read more
pHoenix Pagliacci

pHoenix Pagliacci

pHoenix Pagliacci pHoenix Pagliacci (born Rian Hamilton) is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Since the age of 6, she has been combining her love for words with her passion for music.…

read more
X-WAM

X-WAM

X-WAM William ‘X-WAM’ McMillian is the epitome of a modern day entertainer: Multi-talented, Unique and Community-centric. Born and raised in Montreal, QC, Canada, he has cultivated his talents around the…

read more
Drezus

Drezus

Drezus Jeremiah Manitopyes, also known as Drezus began rapping at a young age. Turning poetry into rhymes that fit the beat, he caught on quickly. His first recording session was…

read more
Da Great Deity Dah

Da Great Deity Dah

Da Great Deity Dah About Life or Death 20th 20 Years ago Da Great Deity Dah released the Life or Death EP. 3 other Projects followed including the Declaration of…

read more
Sarah MK

Sarah MK

Montreal singer-songwriter Sarah MK explores her vulnerability and authenticity through the medium of lyrics and sound. From her melodic compositions reflecting the thoughts and feelings of a generation to the…

read more
City Fidelia

City Fidelia

City Fidelia Luigi Fidelia, also known as City Fidelia is an artist you cannot categorize - born in Montreal, raised in Ottawa with a 2 year stint living in Brooklyn…

read more
Rabbit Richards

Rabbit Richards

Rabbit Richards Rabbit Richards is a New York born performance poet who is currently based in Montreal. Their/her stories and poetry blend the politics of race, love and gender with…

read more
Lip Balm

Lip Balm

Lip Balm 2014 Canadian Poetry Slam Champion. 4-time Canadian Representative at the National Poetry Slam. Retired Beer League Baseball Player. One-time Worm Picker. Former Salmon Derby Co-ordinator. Spent a summer…

read more
Huxley

Huxley

Huxley Graeme J. "Huxley" O'Farrell is presumably a human being who does things. One of those things is writing. Other things include, but are not limited to, music, breathing, and…

read more
Anomaly

Anomaly

Anomaly Anomaly is an interdisciplinary performing artist and activist who grew out of the west coast youth poetry scene. She captained a team at the Victorious Voices high school competition and…

read more
Haneen Al-hassoun

Haneen Al-hassoun

Haneen Al-hassoun Freedom Writer aka Haneen Al-hassoun uses her art to liberate herself as well as those around her. Started slamming in 2011, Freedom Writer found herself part of Spoken…

read more
Cannon2x

Cannon2x

Cannon2x Cannon2x is a poet and a rapper from Ottawa. He's been writing for over 15 years and has been performing publicly for over 5 years. Cannon2x released his debut…

read more
Amy Iliza

Amy Iliza

Amy Iliza Amy Iliza is an African poet who made her debut as a spoken word artist at last year's OG500 Poetry Slam. In a world where emotions are considered…

read more
Asli

Asli

Asli Asli is a part-time closet poet and has a closet full of poems. She has dabbled in spoken word poetry here and there for the past year. She studied…

read more
Playto

Playto

Playto Panos Argyropoulos (aka Playto) is a spoken word poet slash science geek that tripped on poetry when his heart got broken four years ago. He's still here (somehow) performing…

read more
Yusso

Yusso

Yusso is a rapidly rising star in Ottawa’s music scene. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Yusso moved with his family, living in Montreal for a short period before making the move…

read more
Vicious

Vicious

B-Boy Vicious began dancing on the streets in 1998 and turned pro in 2006. A member of Sweet Technique,Boogie Brats and 20th Century bboys. now, his experiences with traveling and…

read more
Beny Esguerra and New Tradition

Beny Esguerra and New Tradition

Mixing a new tradition – by Jeannine Pitas For musician, poet, educator and activist Ruben ‘Beny’ Esguerra, the arts are a vehicle of transformation. “The difference in the world begins…

read more
Bless

Bless

Bless Montreal native, Bless, is armed and ready with his new album Spoils of War. Equipped with battle savvy lyrics and a versatile flow, Bless is part of a new…

read more
Dan-e-o

Dan-e-o

2015’s Best Hip Hop Act at the Black Canadian Awards, Dan-e-o, began displaying his wordplay at the age of 13 and became a consistent winner of rap battles. His career…

read more
Tanya Evanson

Tanya Evanson

Tanya Evanson is a Canadian poet, performer, producer, educator and director of Banff Centre Spoken Word. She has released three studio albums, six artist books of poetry, an award-winning video…

read more
Alex Lost

Alex Lost

Exposed to music at an early age, Alex Lost always had an ear for great sound and taste. With many different genres being played around him in his household, the…

read more