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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Illa J and Spek Won @ Drake Underground

by amc

Hey Soulsters!

Tis the season and all, so why not give away a pair of tickets to a Soulafrodisiac #eventapproved show coming up on Wednesday, December 9th at Drake Underground?  Hip hop hitters Illa J and Spek Won are being brought to you live and direct by Toronto’s new online radio station iliveradio.com – bringing you your favs in hip hop, indie soul, house and more. Now, I don’t give away hip hop tickets over here like that (even though I am a serious hip hop head), but it’s always great to keep y’all guessing and switch it up a bit now and then.

Let’s lay down some stats about the two MC’s on deck – Detroit’s own Illa J and Toronto’s son Spek Won.

Illa JJohn Derek Yancey, better known as “Illa J” is an emcee /singer/multi­-instrumentalist and younger brother of the late hip­hop artist J Dilla. A former member of the hip ­hop group, Slum Village, the Detroit native relocated to Montreal in 2014 and collaborated with some of Canada’s finest emcees and producers including Moka Only, Potatohead People and Kaytranada.

Spek WonWhen asked what two words best describe who he is, and who he wants to be in the future, Benjamin Nii Kpani Addy’s response is “Spektaularly Wonderful”. It’s from this affirmation that the versatile Ghanaian ­Canadian rap artist takes his name Spek Won. The Toronto­based “Afro­entrepreneur” who released his debut album Sofaking Amazing earlier this year, is also the architect of HipLIfe a movement that fuses African high life with hip­hop and Afro­funk. I’ve seen him in concert, and he does not play, y’all.

Bring them both together and we have one hell of a show for Tdot hip hop heads to enjoy. You can, of course, purchase your tix here, or enter below to win a pair of your very own! The choice is yours. *cue Black Sheep*

You know the deal, here are the rules and regs:

Enter your info in the form below and I will draw a random winner and make the announcement on Monday, December 7th, 2015.

– Please enter your full name, email, and phone number.

– The contest starts now, as of this post! The deadline for entries will be on Sunday, December 6th at midnight.

– You MUST live in the Toronto area to enter and must be able to attend the show. Tickets CANNOT be transferred or passed on to anyone.

– The winner will be notified by email and text message on Monday, December 7th, 2015.

– The winner will also be announced on Soulafrodisiac’s Twitter and Facebook Fan Page at 1 PM.




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