The Urban Pandit Podcast (ep. 1): Discussing Vancouver’s Hip Hop Origins with Niel Scobie

Niel Scobie is a PhD Candidate and part-time instructor in Media Studies as well as a sessional instructor at the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Art and Music. He holds an MA from Carleton University in Music and Culture and a BA (Honours) from Vancouver Island University in Digital Media Studies.

Niel Scobie started Vancouver’s first all-rap radio show “In Effect” in 1989 at CITR 101.9 fm at UBC.

In this episode we dive deep into Vancouver’s Hip Hop origins, factors that influenced the Canadian west coast hip hop scene, Toronto vs. Vancouver hip hop history and etc.

Published by The Street Pandit

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