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Cityreal – Passing Me By ft. Wes Mackey [Video]


Vancouver, B.C. - Living in Vancouver can be a political process, what with the homelessness, gentrification, rampant drug addictions, HIV and social segregation. Cityreal and Wes Mackey have teamed up to musically dialogue about some of these issues, assisted by the magnificent visuals of Stuey Kubrick. The video was shot on the Downtown East Side and features some of the most common sights of Vancouver living; check it out after the jump.


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Amalia Judith was born in Winnipeg, MB and quickly whisked away to a childhood of travel throughout California, England, Germany and predominantly Pakistan. In 2006 she completed an honor's degree in English Literature, which left her quite jobless and alone in East Van. Amalia cut her teeth at, Canada's darkest counter-culture magazine, moving on to contribute words and flicks to HipHopCanada: she's currently a member of HipHopCanada's West Coast team and has had the privilege to interview hip-hop icons like Lil' Kim, Pusha T, Big Boi, Three Six Mafia, Yelawolf, Pharrell Williams and most of Wu-Tang. Amalia also works as a Key Worker educator and advocate for families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, as well as heading up Team Heartbreak, a media production company that pairs community involvement and artistic movements.

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