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Stuart Thomson

Stuart Thomson is a writer who grew up in Halifax and now lives in Edmonton.

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Portrait of a Young Buck

Rapper Rich Terfry serves up a fantastical memoir of his early years. January–February 2016
Twelve years ago, in a cramped Halifax club, the Canadian rapper Buck 65, aka Rich Terfry, etched a memory into my brain. Playing a hometown show to release his album Talkin’ Honky Blues, he brought a full band, some matching coveralls from Mark’s Work Wearhouse and hours of sweaty energy. The place was sweltering and the…