Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Rascalz’ hit, “Northern Touch.” Rapper, Thrust, MC/author/radio show host Motion, and music producers, Mr. Attic and Nick Holder, discuss the history of Toronto’s hip hop vinyl scene that led to the song’s recording, its impact and its legacy. Moderated by Polaris Music Prize juror Del Cowie, and music by DJ Agile.

The Before the 6ix: Northern Touch panel takes place at the Toronto Reference Library on February 12th, 2018, 7PM.

Northern Touch is the seminal hit by Vancouver Hip Hop stars The Rascalz, bringing together an all-star, cross-Canada line up including Kardinal Offishall, Thrust, Checkmate and Choclair. The breakout video was directed by Director X.        

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