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SWAY MAGAZINE (Fall 2011)_ ONE DAY SOON

Sway Magazine Fall 2011 issue article by True Daley Quoted text.. Ian Kamau is not a man of many words. He tends to let his art speak for itself. Initially a member of the hip-hop collective Pangea Project, he has since released a series of solo mixtapes, with 2010’s Love and Other Struggles being the […]

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Toronto Standard_ ONE DAY SOON

Toronto Standard article original post Oct 11, 2011 by Anupa Mistry Quoted text.. Ian Kamau is Saving Toronto and Your Soul—One Song at a Time Hip hop artist and community organizer Kamau talks tolerance, consciousness, and why sometimes a song needs more than one video. BY ANUPA MISTRY | October 11, 2011 A lot of […]

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1 Love TO_ ONE DAY SOON

1LoveTO original post Oct 7, 2011 Quoted text.. Toronto’s own Ian Kamau releases his self-produced, first full-length album entitled “One Day Soon”. It’s available in both digital and physical formats. Make sure you get your copy and continue to support Toronto talent!

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Shad (Illume Sessions)_ Rwanda

My brother Shadrach Kabango is a great person and a talented artist. He is one of the most grounded and humble people I know despite his success in doing music for the last five years or so. After he put out his third and latest album TSOL I was happy to know that him and […]

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KJ_ Bossed Up

AHRfilms Presents – KJ “Bossed Up” from Mark Valino on Vimeo. KJ of the 88 Days collective is one of the hip hop artists in Toronto that I check for, he is one of the most interesting young rap artists coming out of my city right now. Looking forward to what he does in the […]

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Brooklyn Boheme (Nelson George)_ Toronto Screening

My friend Wan originally put me on to the trailer for this film a few months ago while looking at films to potentially show at the Manifesto Film Fest. For the last few years I have been obsessed with movements of various sorts and how they happen, specifically the Harlem Renaissance. So when I saw […]

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P.K. Subban/Saukrates_ Always On/Say I

I am not a hockey fan. As a matter of fact I’m not even a sports fan. I’m certainly not a fan of posting Nike promotional videos. But a black hockey player from Toronto (Rexdale) and a new Saukrates joint, what am I really supposed to do here. Okay Nike, you got me, you win, […]

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David Miller_ Commitment (TEDxTO)

I admit I took David Miller for granted, not that I didn’t appreciate that we had a pretty cool mayor for almost a decade, not that I forgot Mel Lastman and his ridiculous commercials; I just didn’t appreciate how bad things could get with out a (self described) ‘progressive Mayor.’ This video reminded me of […]

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The Village (Full Video)_ (One Day Soon)

Ian Kamau_ The Village (One Day Soon) from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. This video for The Village is the first full video of of the album One Day Soon. The video was directed and edited by Marcos Fantu, who lives just down the street from me in Esplanade. Both the song and the album are […]

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Pandora’s Box_ One Day Soon CD (Promo)

Pandora’s Box (One Day Soon CD promo) from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. A little while ago I saw collective called Ortega Cartel shoot a little video with Sixteen Pads Films that featured an artist opening up a box of CDs. I took note, good little idea. This video shot by Andrea Roberts is a quick […]

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