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September 15, 2009

Manifesto Festival (Sept 16-20) in Toronto


MANIFESTO, the largest hip hop & urban arts festival in Canada is coming up this week (Sept 16-20) in Toronto.

Sept 16 – MANIFESTO URBAN FILM FEST @ Acacia Center
– official launch party of the festival

Sept 17 – CANADA PRO B-BOY BATTLE @ Sound Academy
– the largest b-boy battle in North America

– a 3 story building art & dance party

Sept 19 – 9th WONDER DJ SET @ Premium Rhythm Bar
– acclaimed producer for Little Brother, Jay Z, etc…

Sept 20 – MANIFESTO’s MAIN EVET FESTIVAL @ Nathan Phillips Square
– free out door concert w/ Reflection Eternal, Colin Munroe, Tona, etc., workshops, & urban arts market

Sept 20 – MANIFESTO’s AFTER PARTY @ MOD Club and Revival
– w/ DJ’s Hi-Tek, Rich Medina, Starting From Scratch, Scratch Bastid, Rich Kidd, etc…
– one wristband access to two massive parties across the street from eachother (MOD Club & Revival)

Check out the full festival schedule here: themanifesto.ca/festival

In preparation of the festival, DJ Mensa put together a mixtape of all of the artists playing at this year’s MANIFESTO Festival, including REFLECTION ETERNAL, 9TH WONDER/LITTLE BROTHER, COLIN MUNROE, TONA, RICH KIDD, SAUKRATES, EMPIRE, MILES JONES and more…

Download: http://djmensa.com/mixes/djmensa_manifestopromomix2009.mp3

Talib Kweli – Manifesto
Empire – Boom and Pound
Miles Jones – Never Too Late
Colin Munroe – Piano Lessons
Jahvon – Hypebeast
Richie Sosa – On My Way
Famous ft. Oh! – Ain’t No Use (Remix)
Saukrates ft. Rich Kidd – Salt and Pepper
Kim Davis – Sometimes
Subliminal – Crazy
Reflection Eternal – The Blast
Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew – High
The Lytics – Stay Humble
Little Brother – The Get Up (Prod. by 9TH WONDER)
Tona ft. Richie Hennessey – Hold Back
KJ – Repeat
Sage – Running Away
Capeech – Track 2 (???)
Mantis ft. Justis – What!
Grand Analog – Electric City
More or Les ft. Fresh Kils – Rip Rap
Cale Sampson – Potential
Reflection Eternal – Back Again
Diana Floss – United We Stand
Kamau – Majority Report
Rayhaan – Giving Up
T. Ana Cole ft. Rich Kidd – Timid
Saidah Baba Talibah – S(Cream)
Kae Sun – Lion On A Leach


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Manifesto Festival (Sept 16-20) in Toronto