Tag Archives: Hip Hop

11/11/11 (event promo video)

11/11/11 Ian Kamau / Keisha Monique (event promo) from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. This little video was directed and edited by myself and shot by Andrea Roberts. I am officially releasing ‘One Day Soon‘ on 11/11/11 (November 11, 2011) with my friend Keisha Monique who is pre-releasing her first book entitled ‘Because We Were Born.’ […]

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One Day Soon_ Finally

After three years of work One Day Soon is finally here. Today (Oct 7) is my fathers birthday. People who purchased the physical CD will read in the (32 page hand-written) booklet that I dedicated this album to my parents. Without them there would be no me, so who better to dedicate it to. My […]

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Rich Kidd_ EPK 2011

This beautifully crafted EPK created by Mark Valino a Toronto filmmaker and documentarian looks behind the scenes at Rich Kidd, a Toronto artist who is basically a renaissance man. Rich Kidd is a beat-maker, an artist and a performer who has carved a space out for himself in Toronto, across the country and beyond. I […]

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Denzel_ Manifesto 2011

I noticed this year that friends of mine have been calling it “Manifesto Season.” If you are in Toronto and you’re into hip hop of a certain kind you probably know about the Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture. This is the first promo video for the festival that is already underway. I met Denzel […]

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Cocoons EP_

GET COCOONS EP (PAY WHAT YOU CAN) Yesterday I decided to let go of some songs that I’ve been holding onto. The songs on the Cocoons EP are songs that didn’t make it onto One Day Soon, the album that I’ve been working on that is due out Oct 7, 2011. Cocoons like One Day […]

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Cocoons

One of my best friends, Danilo McCallum and I decided to shoot this footage on a whim as were were walking onto the grounds of Afrofest 2011 in Toronto. He had his camera and I had and idea that I didn’t think was going to happen. I’ve been going to Afrofest since I was maybe […]

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Lupe_ Okayplayer Interview

Lupe Fiasco is such an interesting dude to me. I respect do him a great deal because of his perspective, his decisions, what he says and what he represents. This is a pretty informal interview by Okayplayer done in Texas I think. He’s gone through a lot of music industry drama in the last little […]

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Lauryn_ Reebok Classics Promo

There is really nothing you can say about Lauryn Hill that hasn’t already been said. For many of us she defined both conscious and popular music. She was hip hop and soul and pop at the same time, not an easy thing to accomplish. She was (is) and positive example of proud black womanhood in […]

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Scienze_ September

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Sene_ Exit Us

I just discovered Sene. Don’t know much about him but I thought this song and video was interesting.

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