Toronto, ON – Originally published Jan. 6, 2014 – This is the realest shit I ever wrote in an article. it is inspired by the passion of Tupac Shakur and Russell Jones, two men who would not stay silent when injustice happened to them.
Mindbender Loves You, Toronto.
But, trust me when I scream this next statement into your collective soul right here and now: MINDBENDER DOES NOT LOVE TORONTO’S SELFISH AND DISRESPECTFUL BEHAVIOR, TORONTO’S CORRUPTED SOCIAL VALUES, OR TORONTO’S SELF-DESTRUCTIVE COWARDICE IN ITS POWERFUL MOMENTS OF TRUTH.
This is the eternal truth of all art and business: EVERYONE can be complimented, and EVERYONE can be criticized. From Flow 93.5, to MuchMusic, to HipHopCanada, to 1LoveTO, to ManifesTO, to VideoFACT, NXNE, CMW, LiveNation, the major record labels in Canada, the NDP, the Conservative Party, the Liberal Party, the Catholic Church and the Vatican, Barack Obama’s Democratic U.S. Government, the Russian legal system, Sharia Law, the conflict in Syria, the recent anti-gay legislations in India, Pride Magazine, 98.7 FM, our wonderful brother Dwight Drummond, CTV, CBC, Olivia Chow, Adam Vaughan, Exclaim!, Aux.tv, The Grid… absolutely anybody doing anything in this world. ALL people, places and things can be criticized AND complimented, no matter how “good” or “evil” they are perceived to be.
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