Rapper Tasha the Amazon seen with a Bengal tiger used for a video shoot in Toronto's Kensington Market early Thursday. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

Something much bigger than the usual raccoons was prowling the streets of Toronto early this morning. 

A large Bengal tiger, accompanied by its handlers and rapper Tasha the Amazon, took part in a video shoot for the new single Through the Fire

Tasha and the ferocious feline were seen roaming the Kensington Market neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. 

It’s not the first time the Toronto rapper has worked with big and potentially dangerous animals.

An earlier video shoot in the Everglades saw her mingle with alligators.

“This is kind of on par with that,” Tasha told CBC News. “Maybe a little less dangerous because we have the handlers.”

With files from CBC's Tony Smyth