|Posted by Chris on February 28, 2013 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
Big Ticket has partnered with Canada’s leading urban lifestyle publication, Urbanology Magazine to bring the ultimate Hip-Hop performance series to the city of Toronto. With over 25 years in music industry, Chris Jackson created The Big Ticket with the goal of supporting Toronto Hip-Hop; and since the first show in July of 2012, he has done just that. The Big Ticket has seen performances from some of the most talented up and coming Toronto artists such a...Read Full Post »
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WORLD PREMIERE OF ANEEMAH'S SPOT BY MOTION
Toronto, ON (July 23, 2012) - MotionLive in association with Cric Crac Collective proudly present the world premiere of ANEEMAH'S SPOT by Toronto spoken word poet, emcee and Playwright-in-Residence at Obsidian Theatre, Motion, as part of the SummerWorks Festival a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on July 30, 2012 at 4:15 PM||comments (0)|
Hip-Hop is alive at the Big Ticket
By: Tracy Dane
Hip-Hop lives in Toronto and the Big Ticket concert and party series proved it. Premiering Friday July 13th. Velvet Underground was the perfect setting for fresh new, underground Hip-Hop artists to come out of the woodwork and for established recording artist to give partygoers a performance to remember.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on July 24, 2012 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hip Hop’s BIG TICKET Monthly, has arrived!
BIG TICKET is Hip Hop music’s great new concert series and party. Located in the heart of Toronto, BIG TICKET proudly features a thoughtful mix of top Canadian Rap artist with Canada’s fresh new promising Rap artist. It is a full night of Hip Hop music; Spinning the best of all styles all night long is multiRead Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on June 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
Canadians who believe in public media should shape its future. You’ve taken huge strides towards that end by standing against severe cuts to the CBC. But while we continue to work to reimagine and rejuvenate the CBC, another threat to Canada’s connectivity looms: many communities may be about to have their digital lifeline severed.
Government funding cuts are forcing CBC/Radio-Canada to shut off, sell, or scrap more than 600 transmission sites currently used to give rural Ca...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on March 25, 2012 at 2:35 AM||comments (0)|
By Francesca D’Amico
When The Sugarhill Gang wrote and recorded “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979, little did they know that this single-take recording would serve as a template for establishing an audience and market for Hip Hop, and would also mark the beginning of their thirty year-long battle with contractual turmoil. This story is not new to African American artists. Rather, it has its historical antecedents in the 1920s when African American recordings firs...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on August 11, 2011 at 2:45 AM||comments (0)|
"Dad that's sooo not cool", says my 14 year old daughter as she eyes me up and down commenting on my outﬁt as I am about to leave the house. "Not cool", I think to myself, " how could this not be cool", checking myself out trying not to get caught checking myself out. My kids do that to me, they make me question everything and they know it.
As I left the house I wondered, "not cool" when did I become not cool. My entire fashion life has been jeans, t-shir...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on March 31, 2011 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
On March 29th. 2011, history will be made celebrating history! Canadian Hip Hop History woth some of the biggest names in Canadian Rap music assembled on one stage, one night only.
CBC – Hip Hop Summit Concert
What It Take’s
I was inspired to produce this historical concert because I am Hip Hop and believe it’s time for people to understand the profundity of this Canadian life style and celebrate the depth of musical history we have. The motivation came fro...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Chris on March 7, 2011 at 11:32 AM||comments (0)|
The Hip Hop Summit: Celebrating a quarter-century of Canadian hip hop culture at Glenn Gould Studio FEB 24, 2011 - Almost two years ago, GGS's Chris Jackson asked his colleague; Radio Music Producer and Recording Engineer, Ron Skinner - Why we don't record and showcase more Rap music? Shortly thereafter, Jackson put forward his proposal of a Canada Live record, and the broadcast of a 'Hip Hop History' concert. Jackson had been planning to put together the event himself, yet when it was...Read Full Post »