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The Narrative Of... Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)
The Narrative Of… Marcus Haran

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The Narrative Of… Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)

Storytelling is a powerful way to change minds, drive action, and spark creativity.

Hip-hop at its core is a powerful form of storytelling. When you combine a dope musical narrative with the compelling personal story of an artist you create something that has the force and energy to inspire and cause people to reflect and even react.

We captured just a portion of Marcus Haran’s story in Episode 3 of our The Narrative Of… series, but it’s enough to impact the way you view him as an artist and the way you take in his art.

The Narrative Of... Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)

The Toronto rapper sat down with us for a truly raw and authentic conversation about his life and journey in music leading up to the release of his latest EP, MARCUS HARAN: A TRUE STORY. A SOUNDSCAPE TO IN-DIFFERENCE.

From fleeing the civil war in Sri Lanka with his family, to being used as a drug mule in the streets of Paris by his father, to experiencing ridicule because of his skin condition vitiligo, Marcus bares all in this intimate talk.

The Narrative Of... Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)

In our more than one hour conversation (edited version is shared) the most powerful line Marcus spoke was: “I want to heal people with my stories.”

Hear about how Marcus dealt with the death and rebirth that comes with constant evolution as an artist and a human by taking in the interview below.

MARCUS HARAN: A TRUE STORY. A SOUNDSCAPE TO IN-DIFFERENCE. is available on all streaming platforms starting October 11.

You can follow @MarcusHaran on Instagram.

The Narrative Of… Marcus Haran

The Narrative Of... Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)


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The Narrative Of… is a monthly series aimed at sharing compelling, thought-leadership pieces – the kind of stories that make you think, change and challenge perceptions, and provide valuable industry and culture-related information. Our goal is to further the culture in Canada by sparking relevant conversations.

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The Narrative Of... Marcus Haran: Evolution of an Artist (Episode 3)

Maricel is the Managing Editor with HipHopCanada and the host of HipHopCanada's 'The Narrative Of...' series. The series focuses on sharing thought-leadership content – the kind of stories that make you think, change and challenge perceptions, and provide valuable industry and culture-related information. Maricel covers select artist interviews, select music/video releases, events, as well as industry and culture trends and news. maricel@hiphopcanada [dot] com | @mariceljoydicion

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