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IN THE CUT EP.61 | 🍦 Laroie🍦

Gab Godon first made her mark as part of the Heartstreets duo and after many years of working and collaborating with different artists, she decided to dare to make solo music and unveiled Laroie. We discuss ‘Speed of Life’ and all the different places it takes you to.

This project has the ambition to bring people together through songs that make them feel good. Laroie lets us in on some of the themes of the EP and leaves us with a golden gem for Wednesday Wisdom.

This is our first in-person interview since the beginning of the pandemic.

IN THE CUT EP. 54 | 🍦Getchnah🍦

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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The Cool Table Ep. 175 | 🍦THE.SLIME🍦

​This episode of The Cool Table featured new music from Foushee, Billie Eilish, Chiiild, Creo & Big Thief. As well it included a portion of our interview with Scarborough Rapper Getchnah. She talks about the creation of her debut EP ‘Gem In I’ and why it took more than two years. 

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IN THE CUT EP. 53 | 🍦Cadence Weapon🍦

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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EP. 62 | 🍦Boslen🍦 In The Cut

As a teenager, Boslen’s goals were focused on sports: he attended the University of Victoria on a rugby scholarship and played on the Team Canada Rugby team. After he suffered back-to-back ACL tears that sabotaged his scholarship and plans for a future in sports, Boslen dropped out of school, moved to Vancouver, and began writing music as an emotional outlet. After independently dropping mixtapes and an EP between 2018 and 2019, Boslen garnered millions of streams and international attention. On DUSK to DAWN, he finds his sound and flexes his vulnerability. Boslen, goes over some of the larger themes of the project and how he linked up with Rascalz. Together we decide our Top 5 KiD CuDi songs and he drops some special gems for Wednesday Wisdom. You can listen to The Cool Table LIVE every Wednesday @ 11am 1280AM on your Radio 📻 CJRU.ca Online 💻
  1. EP. 62 | 🍦Boslen🍦
  2. EP.61 | 🍦LAROIE🍦
  3. EP. 60 | 🍦 Jimmy Cliff🍦
  4. EP. 59 | 🍦John Orpheus🍦
  5. EP. 58 | 2021 NBA Finals Game 6 with Donald Higney & Demar Grant

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IN THE CUT EP. 52 | 🍦Amai Kuda et Les Bois🍦

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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The Cool Table EP. 171 | 🍦THE.TERIYAKI🍦

In this episode of the radio show, we hear new music from: Nate Husser, Hudson Wave, Bree Mission, Tony Kaine and Lou Val. Boy Pape premieres his new single ‘Jokic’ and we hear a snippet of his interview with Adriel Smiley.

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IN THE CUT EP. 51 | 🍦MARVIN.🍦

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 THE CUT EP. 48 | 🍦Alexa Joy🍦

In this episode of IN THE CUT, we do not discuss music at all. We are joined by Alexa Joy from CBC Uncensored. We talk about the way racism is under-covered in Canadian news in their attempt to appear more accepting than the United States. She dubs the summer of 2020 as the ‘Summer of White Guilt’ and discusses the way attitudes have changed since then.

Joy delivers us some powerful words for Wednesday Wisdom ending the episode off with some inspiring gems.

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