Maestro Fresh Wes

Maestro Fresh Wes Gets Political In 'Black Trudeau'

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Music

No longer content to let his backbone slide, the legendary Maestro Fresh Wes returns to the game with "Orchestrated Noise," his first album in over a ...

Maestro Fresh Wes Talks Drake, Rob Ford Rap, 'Backbone' and 'Black Tuxedo'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan B. Patrick | Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Music

Even before we get into the discussing Maestro Fresh Wes' new Black Tuxedo EP, or the almost unimaginable point that we're fast approaching the 25th a...

WATCH: Maestro Mocks Ford And Harper In Rap

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Rap has always been a political art and on Sunday Toronto hip hop legend Maestro gave a master class in spitting issues. At a show with Public Ene...

How Maestro Fresh Wes Jumpstarted My Love for Canadian Hip Hop

Joe PS Klymkiw | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Music
Joe PS Klymkiw

I first heard Maestro Fresh Wes' "Let Your Backbone Slide" on a cassette tape my best friend's brother made for us to breakdance to in 1989. I couldn't stop listening to it. I replayed the song on my Sony Walkman so many times I could stop the tape at the beginning of the song perfectly each rewind.