With his third video this year, Dope Piece is not only proving his place as a prolific St. John’s phenom of an emcee, but also as a determined artist in the medium of self-produced music videos.
One of the earliest and most interesting slices of Halifax hip-hop history that has made it to the internet is an untitled video snippet of the Uniacke Square Posse in 1988.
Ahead of The Van Buren Boys debut album from Brokest Records on Friday, April 21st, the ceaseless and playfully brash Newfoundland duo consisting of rappers Moyst and g_sm00th have shared a new video in the form of “VBB S08E14”.
Winnie Churchill AKA Irwin has been a fixture in the live setting of St. John’s, NL hip hop over the last number of years. After a healthy stint of collaborative and supportive roles, Winnie C kicked off 2017 with a long-awaited look into the creative space he has been carving for himself.
After a solid 2016 churned out a new album, some interesting collaborations, and a slew of live performances, St. John’s emcee Dope Piece shows no sign of slowing down in the new year with his latest video offering.
Many rappers talk about “dropping knowledge” and “dropping science”, but KRS realized the phrases when, in addition to his 2008 Halifax show, he spontaneously lectured for three hours at the University of King’s College.
Factory launches their new hip-hop event ALL CAPS this Friday, April 15th, with rappers; Moyst, G Smooth, Sir-Ill, Mak11, Lee Fitz, and DJ Spank on the 1’s and 2’s.
Here is an exclusive first listen to “SUNROOF” from the upcoming sophomore album by St. John’s emcee Dope Piece. Pre-order your CD or cassette copy of DOPEACE today and receive an advance digital download of all 18 tracks.
The Secret Selector serves up a slice from the Golden Age of Canadian hip hop with track selections by Halifax pioneers Mod’rn World Thang. Check out the overlooked legacy of MWT that ranged from opening for Public Enemy in 1989, to helping create the first Haltown hip hop compilation in 1993.