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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Boogie Down Productions was a hip hop group, originally composed of KRS-One, D-Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock.
The Canadian hip hop scene was first established in the 1980s.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
CFXJ-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 93.5 FM in Toronto, Ontario owned by Newcap Radio.
A charity record (also known as a charity single) is a release of a song for a specific charitable cause.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Comedian is a 2002 American documentary film focusing on comedian Jerry Seinfeld that explores the other side of stand-up comedy; that is, the preparation, politics, nerves, creativity, and so on.
Da Kink in My Hair is a Canadian television sitcom.
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s.
Devon Martin, better known as Devon, is a Canadian rapper who rose to prominence in 1990 for his song titled "Mr.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
Dream Warriors were a Canadian hip hop duo from Toronto, Ontario, comprising King Lou and Capital Q. Described as "a pair of deft, intelligent rappers" by John Bush of AllMusic, they were major contributors to the jazz rap movement of the early 1990s.
Drop the Beat was a Canadian television series produced by Back Alley Films, which aired on CBC Television in 2000.
Entertainment One Music is an independent record label owned by Entertainment One in the United States.
Eria Fachin (April 20, 1960 - May 9, 1996) was a Canadian dance pop singer, best known for her 1988 single "Savin' Myself".
Esthero (born on December 23, 1978 in Stratford, Ontario), born Jenny-Bea Englishman, is a Canadian singer-songwriter who currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
First Priority Music (FPM) was an American hip hop record label of the late 1980s and early 1990s, which has diversified and found success in recent years with releases in contemporary R&B and country music genres, among others.
Hendrix is a 2000 biographical television film directed by Leon Ichaso about the life of Jimi Hendrix.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
In Too Deep is a 1999 American crime thriller film directed by Michael Rymer from a screenplay written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul Aaron.
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
Jamaican Funk—Canadian Style is the debut album of Canadian emcee Michie Mee, in collaboration with DJ L.A. Luv, released May 14, 1991.
Jane and Finch is a neighbourhood located in the northwest end of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the district of North York.
Judith Veronica Mowatt, OD (born 1952) is a Jamaican reggae artist.
The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music.
Lawrence "Kris" Parker (born August 20, 1965), better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York City, New York.
Leroy Sibbles (born 29 January 1949) is a Jamaican-Canadian reggae musician and producer.
Lillian Allen (born 5 April 1951) is a Canadian dub poet, reggae musician, writer and Juno Award winner.
The following is a list of the north–south arterial thoroughfares in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Lorraine Christine Segato (born June 17, 1956 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian pop singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for and a principal songwriter of new wave and pop rock group The Parachute Club, with which she continues to perform.
Wesley Williams (born March 31, 1968), better known as Maestro or Maestro Fresh-Wes, is a Canadian rapper, record producer, and actor.
A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.
Messenjah are a Canadian-based reggae group that flourished to become one of the most successful and popular reggae groups in the history of Canadian music.
The music of Canada has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country.
My Baby's Daddy is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Cheryl Dunye.
My Roommate's an Escort is a Canadian comedy web series created, written by, and starring Katie Uhlmann and Trish Rainone.
My Secret Identity is a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath.
Myspace (stylized as MySpace) is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Our America is an award-winning IMDb, retrieved 2008-07-10 film based on the book Our America: Life And Death on the South Side of Chicago.
Raggadeath was a Canadian rock/hip hop band that enjoyed moderate success in the mid-1990s.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
A recording contract (commonly called a record contract or record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.
Salt-N-Pepa (also stylized as Salt 'N' Pepa, Salt 'N Pepa) are an American hip-hop/rap trio from New York City, New York.
Scott Monroe Sterling (March 2, 1962 – August 27, 1987), known by the stage name DJ Scott La Rock, was an American hip hop disc jockey (DJ) and music producer from the Bronx borough of New York City.
Magda Davitt (born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor, 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.
SmartAsk is a Canadian quiz show which ran for three seasons (2001-02 through 2003-04) on CBC Television.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
Soul Food is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004.
A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians.
A supergroup is a music group whose members have successful solo careers or are part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.
The Canadian Encyclopedia (abbreviated as TCE) is a source of information on Canada published by Historica Canada of Toronto.
The First Cut Is the Deepest is the second studio album by Canadian rapper Michie Mee, released in 2000 on Koch Records.
The First Priority Music Family: Basement Flavor is a hip hop compilation album, released on December 15, 1988, on First Priority/Atlantic Records.
Christopher France (born July 8, 1976), better known by his stage name Thrust, is a Canadian rapper from Toronto, Ontario.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Toya Alexis (born Ajax, Ontario), is a Canadian vocalist and actress.
Traders is a Canadian television drama series, which was broadcast on Global Television Network from 1996 to 2000 and CBC Television from 1997 to 1998.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.