Mercedes Caxaj is the Artistic Co-Director for Sunfest London and Head of Programs for Small World Music & Global Toronto. Sunfest was one of the first festivals to take place on its original date at the start of the pandemic, Caxaj tells us how they made it happen. She gives us tips on grant-writing and lets us know who she is dying to see in concert.
In this episode, Mighloe does her best to take down a tub of ice cream while discussing her latest work. All the while dropping gems and giving us some insight into the emotions behind the tracks on ‘Desperate Times’. She gives us her Top 5 and leaves us with some wise words for Wednesday Wisdom.
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In this episode of IN THE CUT we talk to Scarborough rapper Getchnah. Her debut EP ‘Gem In I’ is out right now and was over two years in the making. She lets us in on her growth during the pandemic and how that affected her music.
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Parallel World, the latest project from Cadence Weapon is described as an ‘Art Party’. With flashes of electronic production mixed with thoughtful lyrics, this is album is substantive and refreshing. He discusses the ‘Summer of Black Pain’ and how the collective action around the world inspired the project. We get into his chicken cooking abilities and his advice for new artists.
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IN THE CUT EP. 52 | Amai Kuda et Les Bois In this episode, we sat down with Amai and Kuda to talk about the making of the project. The album is like a journey and Amai walks us through some of the different ways she illustrates that. We discuss trust within yourself and the absence of a prominent black leader.
EmUrgency! is available on vinyl Friday, May 28 at select retailers
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In this episode, we chop it up with Brampton singer Marvin after dropping his second project of the year. He talks about painting himself in a negative light in his music and ranks all of Drake’s albums. He drops some gems for Wednesday Wisdom and teases some of his plans for 2021.
In this episode, we sit down with Jerelle Fisher in anticipation of his latest single ‘Up All Night’. We discussed his musical development since his first project and the growth of Beware as a brand. 2021 promises to be busy for Jerelle, he talks about having a bunch of music in the stash and how he plans to feed the streets. Towards the end, he gives us his personal top 5 and some gems for Wednesday Wisdom.
In this episode, we talk to Boy Pape about his latest project Good Guy Bad Summer and what he has going on for 2021. He gets into his transition of being in a better mental space and its effect on his music career. This conversation goes in all the right directions and of course, he blesses with an unforgettable gem for Wednesday Wisdom.