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Broke Beats: Jazz Cartier – ‘Marauding in Paradise’
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Four years ago, 21-year-old Jazz Cartier was basically the Asher Roth of New England prep school rap. The Indian Mountain alumnus blipped the blogosphere with his mixtape Losing Elizabeth, which he put together while studying at Connecticut’s Avon Old Farms. Marauding in Paradise, Cartier’s long-awaited followup eschews that sophomoric aesthetic for a tempestuous and ambitious new style dubbed “cinematic trap music.”

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Bata Shoe Museum celebrates sneakers and sneaker culture
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Sneakerheads and folks looking to escape the city for a weekend now that the weather is getting nicer, take heed. The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto celebrates the style, function, and history of footwear in their four impressive galleries. Housing over 13,000 shoes and related artifacts, the museum strives to share compelling cultural stories by using footwear as the point of entry into the cultures of the world. More