EVENT: MANIFESTO Festival “Live At The Square” w/ Ryan Leslie, Slakah The Beatchild, Tanika Charles + more!

Ty Harper | Community,Events,Music | Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Manifesto - Ryan Leslie

Manifesto celebrates it’s 8th year as one of the city’s most prominent hip-hop-centered festivals.

Very nice line-up for the Saturday event but there’s sooo much more going down between then and now.

Get caught up at http://mnfsto.com/festival/

NEW VIDEO: CHRY 105.5 FM “We Run This: Content Ambassadors” (Part 1)

Ty Harper | Community,Music,Video | Monday, July 28th, 2014

Dope!

As the first part of a 5 part “WE RUN THIS” series CHRY invites you behind the scenes to preview our approach and ideals for how we craft our broadcast. We are changing impressions, blasting perceptions and inviting more saavy expressions of diversity. In Episode 1 we highlight our Content Ambassadors. Our Ambassadors are some of the most actively engaged and connected leaders across the GTA. Join them as they reenergize the dial with a better brand of radio.

NEW VIDEO: UNITY Charity x MTV present: “My Purpose, My Art:” Meet Mike Prosserman

Ty Harper | Community,Events,Music,Video | Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Final piece in a series of short profiles on the Unity Charity that I produced for my 9-5 at MTV Canada.

This one features its founder, Mike Prosserman.

We introduced you to Jane, a B-Girl/Musician, then you met Graffiti Artist Jessey “Phade” Pacho, followed by Spoken Word Artist Lishai. Now it’s time to introduce you to the man that started it all!

We give you, Mike Prosserman, the founder and Executive Director of Unity. Watch the video below to learn more about Mike and his journey to building an organization in support of youth and art and don’t forget to check out the Unity Festival in Toronto July 23-26!

http://news.mtv.ca/news/music/unity-my-art-my-purpose-meet-mike-prosserman/

http://news.mtv.ca/

Previously: NEW VIDEO: UNITY CHARITY X MTV PRESENT: “MY ART, MY PURPOSE”: MEET LISHAI

Previously: NEW VIDEO: UNITY CHARITY X MTV PRESENT: “MY ART, MY PURPOSE”: MEET JESSEY`PHADE’ PACHO

NEW VIDEO: The Remix Project Chicago (Interview w/ ABC7 Eye Witness News)

Ty Harper | Community,Music,News,Video | Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Eye Witness News covers The Remix Project as they take their art-based youth incubator formula to Chi-Town!

NEW VIDEO: UNITY Charity x MTV present: “My Art, My Purpose”: Meet Lishai

Ty Harper | Community,Events,Music,Video | Monday, July 21st, 2014

 

Another in the series of short pieces on the Unity Charity that I produced for my 9-5 at MTV Canada.

This one features spoken word artist Lishai.

In just one week the streets of Toronto will be taken over by the youth of the city as they take the stage for the annual Unity Festival in celebration of their art and community. Attendees of the festival can expect to see everything from the annual Beatbox competition to the Unity Break Dance event.

The festival will also include an MC & Spoken Word showcase that will feature some of Toronto’s most talented MCs. We’ve been rolling out weekly profiles on some of the amazing talent involved with Unity and next up we’d like you to meet Lishai, a Spoken Word Artist dedicated to sharing her voice within her community. Lishai has been involved with Unity as a Program Coordinator, Arts Facilitator and Event Planner. Check out her profile below and don’t miss the annual Unity Festival in Toronto July 23-26!

http://news.mtv.ca/news/unity-my-art-my-purpose-meet-lishai/

Previously: NEW VIDEO: UNITY CHARITY X MTV PRESENT: “MY ART, MY PURPOSE”: MEET JESSEY`PHADE’ PACHO

NEW VIDEO: Shaun Boothe “Innovation in Education” (TEDxStMaryCSSchool)

Ty Harper | Community,Music,Video | Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Mr. Boothe getting his TEDx on!

Previously: NEW MUSIC: SHAUN BOOTHE – I DON’T LIKE TO (LOST VERSE)

NEW VIDEO: UNITY Charity x MTV present: “My Purpose, My Art”: Meet Jessey`Phade’ Pacho

Ty Harper | Artwork,Community,Events,Music,Video | Friday, July 18th, 2014

 

One of a series of short pieces on the Unity Charity that I produced for my 9-5 at MTV Canada.

To celebrate the annual Unity Festival in support of young artists, MTV has teamed up with the charity to bring you the stories of four individuals that have found a way to express themselves through their art.

First we introduced you to Jane, an 18 year old B-Girl/Musician who found peace in art while dealing with emotional family struggles. Now we’d like you to meet Jessey, officially Jessey ‘Phade’ Pacho, a graffiti artist who recognizes the importance of community building through graffiti art.

Hear Jessey’s story below and check back for more Unity profiles in the week’s to come and don’t miss the 2014 Unity Festival happening in Toronto July 23-26!

 

NEW VIDEO: Vice presents The Margin – Touring Regent Park with Mustafa The Poet

Ty Harper | Community,Documentary,Interviews,Music,Video | Monday, June 16th, 2014

Vice presents an interesting new series called “The Margin”, hosted by producer Jahmal Padmore (KJ, Brendan Philip). This episode sees Jahmal connect with Mustafa The Poet to talk poetry and Regent Park politics. Really appreciate Mustafa’s ability to offer some great reflective and critical thoughts on his art and his neighborhood. Very promising stuff from Vice with this one.

NEW VIDEO: MTV Originals: Bryan Espiritu

Ty Harper | Community,Documentary,Fashion,Music,Video | Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Nice piece on be and LL courtesy of MTV and Canon Canada. Shouts to Phoebe!

Previously: NEW MUSIC: THE LEGENDS LEAGUE PRESENTS NATURALLY BORN STRANGERS (RICH KIDD, TONA & ADAM BOMB) – JAMESON AVE (PROD. RICH KIDD)

NEW VIDEO: Wes Williams – Keynote: Institute of Canadian Citizenship

Ty Harper | Community,Video | Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Wes speaks his truth regarding nationality and citizenship to new Canadians.

On March 21, 2014 , Wes Williams aka Maestro Fresh Wes did the keynote speech at Tiff Bell Lightbox for the Institute of Canadian Citizenship . 60 newcomers from 23 different countries of origin attended this special event. This was a defining moment in the lives of these new Canadian citizens and an honour for Wes to be a part of. Wes will be doing more presentations with the ICC as well as more STICK TO YOUR VISION presentations throughout the country. He has already done Tedx Toronto, IBM/Cisco, Reebok Canada, Macquarie Private Wealth as well as hosting events for Microsoft Canada at their World Partners Conference in Los Angeles and inspiring elementary, high school as well as college and university students throughout Canada. His critically acclaimed motivational book STICK TO YOUR VISION has been quoted by the former Governor General of Canada as ” a plan of action “.

For bookings please contact through:
https://www.facebook.com/maestrofreshwes
http://instagram.com/maestrofreshwes
https://twitter.com/maestrofreshwes

Get Orchestrated Noise on iTunes here:
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/orc…

Previously: NEW VIDEO: MAESTRO FRESH WES – TIMELESS FEAT. DIVINE BROWN

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