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Photos: Shad @ The Great Hall

Photos by: Morgan Harris – Toronto-based hip-hop artist Shad, who released his sixth album, A Short Story About a War, on October 26th, 2018 via Secret City Records, performed at the Great Hall in Toronto last night (Dec. 14th). Advertisements

Shad Announces New Album ‘A Short Story About A War’

By: Staff – For his new album, polymath emcee Shad has vibrantly imagined and created an entirely new world. A Short Story About A War will be released on October 26th via Secret City Records. This concept album holds a mirror to our world – a provocative story told through disarmingly catchy songs that weaves through issues of migration, environment, … Continue reading

Tom Power Named New Host of ‘q’

By: Staff – CBC Radio One today announced that Tom Power, current host of Radio 2 Morning on CBC Radio 2, has been named the new host of q. Shadrach Kabango (Shad) will explore new creative opportunities including a new radio show with CBC. Power will take the helm at q in October, with more specific timing to be confirmed at a later … Continue reading

Photos: Shad, Emay @ The Mod Club

Photos by: Dan Fischer – Acclaimed Canadian rapper Shad, who released his fourth album, Flying Colours, on October 15th, 2013 via Black Box, and who is the host of popular radio show Q on CBC Radio, replacing Jian Ghomeshi, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night with Hamilton-based hip-hop artist Emay, who released his newest song, “Israfil … Continue reading

Shad announces 2016 tour dates

By: Staff – Shad is bringing his rhymes to stages across Canada this summer. After touring heavily throughout 2014 and 2015 in support of his Polaris Prize short-listed album, Flying Colours, the Juno Award-winning rapper surprised his fans by taking over as host of CBC’s daily arts, culture and entertainment program “q.” It’s been a year since his triumphant show at Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall … Continue reading

Photos: Riverfest Elora 2015 – Metric, The New Pornographers, Shad

Photos by: Justin Roth – Day two of Riverfest Elora 2015 featured performances by Juno Award-winning Toronto-based indie rock band Metric, who released a new song called “The Shade”, on May 11th, 2015, which serves as an early taste of their upcoming sixth studio album, Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers, who released their sixth album, Brill … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE 2015 – Shad, Ty Dolla Sign, Casey Veggies @ Yonge-Dundas Square

Photos by: Justin Roth – Acclaimed Canadian rapper Shad, who released his fourth album, Flying Colours, on October 15th, 2013 via Black Box, and who is the new host of popular radio show Q on CBC Radio, performed at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto on June 21st as a replacement for Action Bronson, along with Los Angeles-based hip-hop … Continue reading

Photos: Shad, Zaki Ibrahim @ Massey Hall

Photos by: Malcolm Cook – Acclaimed Canadian rapper Shad, who released his fourth album, Flying Colours, on October 15th, 2013 via Black Box, and who is the new host of popular radio show Q on CBC Radio, performed at Massey Hall in Toronto last night as part of the venue’s ongoing “Live at Massey Hall” concert … Continue reading

Interview: Shad Talks Hosting CBC’s Q, Internet Controversy, and New Music

By: Curtis Sindrey – Shadows loom over CBC Radio’s arts and culture show ‘Q’, but this week the flagship production announced their new full-time host – JUNO Award-winning rapper Shad, promising a fresh voice behind the microphone. In our new interview with the 33-year-old hip-hop artist, Shad candidly discusses his thoughts on Q’s role in Canadian culture, … Continue reading

Festival Review + Photos: Wolfe Island Music Festival 2014

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – The North American festival scene is at maximum density. From coast to coast, there’s a wide range of them, complete with 2-3 days of big stars and bigger crowds. The question is: does that same formula work when it’s scaled down? Ontario’s Wolfe Island Music Festival has emphatically proven that can absolutely be the … Continue reading

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