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Secret Selector: Mod’rn World Thang

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.

Secret Selector: The Sidewinders’ Flatfoot Hustlin’

The Sidewinders were a seven piece deep funk n’ soul outfit from Halifax, NS who released a 1977 self-produced LP entitled Flatfoot Hustlin’. Collectors consider the release the holy grail of Canadian funk, with the original pressing selling upwards from $1-2,000 CAD, but little information is available on the group beyond the eight song LP.