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Event Archive - Kinnie Starr album launch concert!: Kinnie Starr, Cris Derksen

Fri. August 2nd 2013 7:30pm Roundhouse - Performance Centre (All Ages) 7:30pm
$5 youth (24 & under), $20 adult advance, $25 adult at door
Tickets at: Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium, http://queerartsfestival.com
Presented by: Queer Arts Festival
Kinnie Starr is one of Canada’s most adored and critically acclaimed underground musicians, heralded for her authentic voice. Starr relies on “raw feral talent” (Globe and Mail), solid groove, and a love for wordplay whether performing sensual and literate hip-hop, heartfelt guitar songs or spoken word. She has been blazing trails since 1996 with her beat slamming recordings, outspoken race and gender politics, intelligent and edgy visual art and striking looks.

Starr is now releasing her 6th album 'Kiss It'. Entirely self-produced, the record is based on sparse, fresh, new wave electro hip hop beats created by Kinnie herself. Since hip hop tends to cater exclusively to homogenized male sexuality, Starr has chosen to base her new album on positive female sexuality. A sense of inquiry about what 'home' is dominates the album content as a reflection of our globally minded thinking. And of course, Starr's signature, sensual, singspeak rap style is the backbone of everything. Concert ticket price includes CD!

Kinnie Starr

"At any point in her performance and you're never sure exactly when she'd step off the stage and into your face, this close. She could be seducing. she could be threatening, she could be trying to get you to rap with her." -- The Toronto Star ============= "Kinnie Starr doesn't shut up and sit tight when something pisses her off. In the six y... more info
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