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CSA Noon Hour Concert: Cadence Weapon

March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


University of Guelph

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Co-presented by your Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM

University Centre Courtyard

Rollie Pemberton, also known as Cadence Weapon, broke down musical barriers when his debut album, Breaking Kayfabe, hit record shelves in 2005. Hailed as a rising hip-hop star in the independent scene, he was lauded for avoiding the stale formulas that are too commonly found in mainstream pop but also for straying from the too often reclusive nature that characterizes a lot of underground rappers. Two of his albums have been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize.

After an extended hiatus and relocation to Toronto, he returned to the recording ring with a collaboration with Kaytranada on “My Crew (Woooo).” An eponymous new album has recently been released.

Cadence Weapon continues to firmly establish his legacy as a sonic pioneer while constantly pushing the rap and electronic music envelope.


Cadence Weapon Returns, “Bigger and Blacker,” on Self-Titled Album – https://exclaim.ca/music/article/cadence_weapon_returns_bigger_and_blacker_on_self-titled_album

Broadcast live on CFRU 93.3 FM and worldwide on cfru.ca


March 28, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada