Rep My City: A History Of Toronto Hip-Hop

If there’s a godfather to Toronto’s hip-hop artists, it is Maestro Fresh Wes. Maestro, as he is now known, achieved major crossover success in Canada without having to sacrifice dexterous lyrical ability on his 1989 debut Symphony in Effect. In 2009, Maestro is celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Let Your Backbone Slide,” the most successful domestic Canadian hip-hop single to date.

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