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My struggles have made me humble — A profile of Ottawa rapper Above Forward

Above Forward is an emerging rapper in Ottawa who writes lyrics based on the real-life difficulties he personally experienced. Rising from the lowest point in his life, we met Above Forward in his new home to hear about some of his tough experiences and their impact on his music. When asked what percentage of his […]

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From Detroit, through Victoria to Ottawa — A Profile of recording artist Flaco

Originally from Windsor, Ontario and with life experience in rough-and-tumble Detroit, Dana Flaco Bassile, a rapper and  hip hop recording artist in Ottawa known more widely as Flaco, spoke to us about his life, his work and how difficulties thrown his way have played a formative role in his music. Appearing at first every bit […]

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