Sure, we have OVO Fest — but no Toronto hip hop event is quite like this one

Unity Festival organizers reflect on nine years of the event and share what's in store for the latest edition, happening all over Toronto July 13-15.

Unity Festival returns this weekend. Organizers reflect on its history and share what's in store for this year

Who's that b-boy? Founder of Toronto's Unity Festival, Michael Prosserman. (Philip Litevsky/Courtesy of Unity Festival)

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Amanda Parris

Amanda Parris writes a weekly column for CBC Arts and is the host of Exhibitionists on CBC Television and Marvin's Room on CBC Radio. In her spare time, she writes plays, watches too many movies and defends Beyonce against all haters. In her past lives she wrote arts based curriculum, attended numerous acting auditions, and dreamed of being interviewed by Oprah.


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