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INDEPENDENT SPOTLIGHT: GEMINI MAJOR

By Rachel W. Gemini Major was born in Malawi but his career is in Durban and the South African music scene. The first time he checked out the Durban hip hop scene in 2009, he was visiting his sister and

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Independent Spotlight: AKA

By Yesenia Urena The South African rapper Kiernan Jarrid Forbes, better known as AKA, began his musical career in 2002, when he was part of a rap group named “Entity”, and gained popularity in 2005 when the rap group was

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Independent Spotlight: Gemma Griffiths

By: Yesenia Urena Gemma Griffiths, the indie singer songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa, is defined by her folk-like sound and soulful vocals. In Zimbabwe, where she has spent most of her life, Gemma won the national Eisteddfod vocal cup,

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CENTER STAGE: MADE IN DUBAI DJ BLISS

  DJ Bliss is a well known DJ, TV and Radio personality in Dubai. His career started in high school when he would DJ parties and then the radio is what got his name out. He was a guest on

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Independent Spotlight: K-Blitz

  Independent Spotlight: K-Blitz By: Yesenia Urena K-Blitz, the MC from Edmonton, AB and member of C.O.B Canada is going on tour. On February 28th he announced on Facebook that he’s going on tour with Doomie Brothers, through Canada. The

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Center Stage: The 2016 Academy Awards

By: Yesenia Urena The 88th Academy Award has been the most talked about. After announcing all the nominees, many began to call the Academy Awards “The White Oscars”, and using the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. In this year nominations, the academy failed

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Independent Spotlight: The Recipe

INDEPENDENT SPOTLIGHT: THE RECIPE  By: Rachel W. The Recipe is the most recognized rap group in the United Arab Emirates. The group consists of three members, Swerte, Kaz Money and Perfect Storm. These three artists have solo mixtapes as well

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