Archive for April, 2008

Cadence Weapon – Black Hand

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Rollie Pemberton, also known as Cadence Weapon, is a Canadian rapper born in Edmonton, Alberta. He began rapping at the age of 13, and released the underground mix tape Cadence Weapon is the Black Hand in 2005, and a full length album at the end of the same year. Reviews of several magazines have named Cadence Weapon as one of the artists to watch out for, and one of his albums was hailed as one of the best albums in 2006.YouTube Preview Image

Buck 65 – Wicked and Weird

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Buck 65, or Richard Terfry, is a Canadian hip hop artist, MC, and turntablist. Recently, he has moved away from hip hop and is moving closer to blues, country, folk, and rock. Richard Terfry is also a host at CBC Tadio 3, with a hosting program on the CBC Radio 3 website’s web radio station during weekdays.

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Jason Collette – I’ll Bring the Sun

Monday, April 14th, 2008

A Canadian singer-songwriter, Jason Collett was born in Bramalea, Ontario and performs both as a solo artist and as a member of Broken Social Scene. Although busy with music, he often took time off from music to raise his children. Most recent news about Jason Collette is that he is intent on pursuing his solo career with his backing band.

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Martha Wainwright – Factory

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Martha Wainwright is a Canadian-American folk-pop singer whose siblings are Rufus and Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle. Martha Wainwright has received positive reviews for her performances, and just last September performed with her brother at the Hollywood Bowl in 2007.

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