Author Archives: informedmiss

About informedmiss

I am a multimedia journalist, Internet radio host, and Hip hop connoisseur. I am also very passionate about investigative journalism and advocacy. Its my goal to use this blog to keep people 'informed' on the urban arts scene around the world, with a special focus on Toronto and Canada as a whole. Literature is also a great interest of mine, I especially love poetry.

From Shaolin Masters to Shaolin Fantastic: The Hip Hop Kung Fu Connection

  Ok, now that we have all had over a month to listen to DAMN and watch the visual treatments for the first two singles, we can take a minute to appreciate ‘DNA’ and marvel at its brilliance. Not only … Continue reading

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Chicken, Waffles and ATCQ

My latest article chronicling the listening party for A Tribe Called Quest’s new album We Got it From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service..   In some ways, Toronto and New York have always had a kinship and ‘We Got It … Continue reading

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Yeezy Taught Me: Why The Kan-Tay War is More Prolific than You Think

  It’s been approximately 48 hours since Kim Kardashian revealed the SNAP heard round the world, and while I awoke knowing that there would be think pieces regarding the public dismantling of Taylor Swift’s carefully crafted persona, I was disappointed … Continue reading

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Astronaut’s photo of space flower a global milestone

Scott Kelly isn’t the first astronaut to tweet while in space, and he probably won’t be the last. However, on Monday morning he became the first astronaut to ever tweet a photo of a flower in full bloom grown in … Continue reading

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Toronto artists dominate Billboard’s Hip-Hop and R&B chart

Its been a great year for Toronto, thanks in part to Drake and The Weeknd…

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Popular emoji crowned word of the year

😂😂😂  Emojis have quickly become  part of our daily lexicon, so few were surprised when the Oxford English Dictionary named an emoji word of the year…

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Toronto transportation troubles

A look at what is going on in the world of Toronto transportation…

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