The Urban Pandit Podcast (ep. 2) ft. ILL Tone: Vancouver Rap, Addiction and Substance use and more.

In this episode of the Urban Pandit Podcast, I interviewed Chris Hamilton aka ILL Tone, an ace lyricist and Vancouver’s underground Hip Hop veteran. We dive deep into his rap beginnings, the current status of Vancouver’s hip hop scene, his experience with substance use and addiction (and more.) Link to the interview: IG (@urbanpandit21): https://www.instagram.com/urbanpandit21/Continue reading “The Urban Pandit Podcast (ep. 2) ft. ILL Tone: Vancouver Rap, Addiction and Substance use and more.”

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

How I got my First Job

FIRST DRAFT: Let me introduce myself. I am God. Yes, a God, whom all you humans revere and worship fanatically. You have given me so many names, but I prefer to be known by my birth name Sanjay. Pretty regular huh? That’s because I was born a human. Let me tell you something about Gods.Continue reading “How I got my First Job”

As I walk across the bridge

How a bridge changes things ? On one side I’m chasing dreams. On the other side , I’m just a lazy thing. Sometimes I am full of confidence. But other times I am just clueless … … I’m confused and my thoughts are dense. Other times I’m full of common sense. On one side I’mContinue reading “As I walk across the bridge”

“Missed Opportunities”

Just the beginning of my new journey writing short stories. Her phone kept ringing relentlessly. She only got four hours of sleep, after a long night of drinking with her friends. Nevertheless she struggled to find out who this selfish caller was. Squintingly, she saw Mom, Sis. “Aw shit, not again !” she thought toContinue reading ““Missed Opportunities””