Project Profile:

Northside Hip Hop Archive


Description: Northside Hip Hop Archive is a digital collection of Canadian hip-hop history and culture. This site is a living archive, which means we are always in the process of digitizing, cataloguing and engaging communities across the country. We envision ourselves as an archive and a counter archive: one that attempts to disrupt some of the traditional ways in which archiving has been imagined, to the benefit of Canadian culture and the global hip hop community.


  • Mark Campbell, NSHH Director; Assistant Professor, Department of Arts Culture Media, UTSC
  • Kwame “Symbolik” Newman-Bremang
  • Dave ‘DTS’ Clarke, Research Associate
  • Eklipz, Archive Fellow, Artist-In-Residence
  • Kulsoom Anwer Shaikh, Curriculum Developer
  • Maya Stitski, Archive Projects Coordinator
  • Chantell McIntosh, Web Administrator
  • Salman Ylook Rana, Research Assistant
  • Judy McKeown, Curriculum Resource Consultant
  • Sheetal Lodhia, Montreal Partner
  • Pamela Edmonds, Curatorial Advisor

Funders: Department of Canadian Heritage, Ontario Arts Council, SSHRC

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