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Who Says Hip-Hop Isn't Positive?

There’s a surge of talent hailing from Toronto, and we’re not talking about Justin Bieber or Rob Ford. Think more like Drake and the Weekend, and know that we may soon be adding up-and-coming hip-hop artist Shaqisdope to that list.

The 21-year-old Canadian native has been delivering a positive message packaged with gritty imagery of the downtown Toronto scene. AM Tonight went up north to meet the man behind the music and tour the city that inspired this young artist’s career.

Credit: Ade Mangum

Who Says Hip-Hop Isn't Positive?

There’s a surge of talent hailing from Toronto, and we’re not talking about Justin Bieber or Rob Ford. Think more like Drake and the Weekend, and know that we may soon be adding up-and-coming hip-hop artist Shaqisdope to that list.

The 21-year-old Canadian native has been delivering a positive message packaged with gritty imagery of the downtown Toronto scene. AM Tonight went up north to meet the man behind the music and tour the city that inspired this young artist’s career.

Credit: Ade Mangum

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