Jun 1, 2015 | 11:14Q Are Action Bronson's Lyrics Hate Speech? Video
Q Are Action Bronson's Lyrics Hate Speech? Jun 1, 2015 | 11:14Rapper Action Bronson has attracted the ire of activists who want to squeeze him out of Toronto's upcoming North By Northeast (NXNE) festival. They say his lyrics are violently misogynistic, and take issue with songs like Consensual Rape.
Given that the objectification of women in hip-hop lyrics is nothing new, we ask: why Action Bronson, and why now? Should song lyrics be classified as hate speech? Rodrigo Bascunan and Anupa Mistry join Shad to discuss the issue.
May 29, 2015 | 10:57Q "Beautiful Scars" by Tom Wilson, inspired by Miriam Toews, plus her emotional reaction Video
Q "Beautiful Scars" by Tom Wilson, inspired by Miriam Toews, plus her emotional reaction May 29, 2015 | 10:57Tom Wilson premieres "Beautiful Scars" from the series, "Torn From The Pages" - music inspired by the work of author, Miriam Toews. Tom Wilson, one of the acts participating in the series, is joined by Dave Bidini, creator of the series, and the author who started it all. Toews hears Wilson's piece for the first time in Studio q.