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Yukon Hip Hop

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Issue: 2018-05-09, PHOTO: Rebecca Profitt

Daniel Mackenzie started Free the Beat Foundation with a mission to “encourage people to express themselves through the art of rhyming, singing, beatboxing, freestyling, playing musical instruments, producing, recording [and] scoring, on a march... Read more

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Issue: 2015-09-24 PHOTO: courtesy of MC TurMoil

Jonathan Steel, known by his nom-de-rap MC TurMoiL, has released his first CD, Black and Green. He's also released a video for the album's hit track, “Mr. Myagi.” I must approach this review with caution, since despite Steel being a friend of mine... Read more

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If you've had your ear to the Yukon ground in the past year, you've probably felt a vibration shaking from 86Heaven – they're an informal conglomerate of Yukon hip hop artists headed by Warren Strand a.k.a. Abstract Original. Read more

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I'm not an expert when it comes to hip hop. I do understand, as with most musical styles that, once popularity sets in, major labels start pumping it out like cheap cheese. It seems to me that the best of the genre still comes from the underground. Read more

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