1994: The Year the T-dot broke
Twenty years ago, two independent singles—by Ghetto Concept and Saukrates, respectively—changed the future course of Toronto hip-hop.
“Kwajo and Dolo were doing a photo shoot at the Keele Station graffiti wall when they heard a jazzy, saxophone-tinged John Klemmer instrumental coming out of a nearby Nissan. “While we were doing the shoot, [Da Grassroots’] Mr. Attic played the beat for ‘E-Z on The Motion’ from his car,” says Kwajo. “As soon as I heard the beat, I knew that was the next record. I literally begged him for the beat.” — original article by Delf. Cowie