wnysor

Aug 7, 2013

Life April 22 2000 Toronto featuring Eminem

More articles by »
Written by: Keith Wozniak

As I write this in the middle of the year 2013 there’s a lot of people who complain about the supposed explosion and commercialization of the scene but let’s take a look back at the first massive rave scene boom in the year 2000 at this event. The event was massive being held at the Better Living Centre and featured Eminem, one of the biggest names in hip-hop (using that term loosely) at the time. It also featured some of the biggest names in drum n bass, breaks, house and even some techno music.

There was a massive uproar at the time for an event like this featuring Eminem but also for the blatant drug references on the flyer. This was a flyer that was at the attention of the City Council in Toronto after a death at a rave at the end of 1999. The city of Toronto had launched a war on raves and the flying pills and the “how we roll” description on one of the last pages of the flyer was just asking for unwanted attention.

How was the event? If you went please share a review. I stayed away and everyone else I know stayed away from it even though the drum and bass lineup was amazing.

Hip-hop room: Eminem, Dj Dopey, Ghetto Concept, Madlocks, Jellystone Poet, Diamond X, Catkidz

Formation Records Tour: Dj Randall, MC Fats, DJ SS, Shy FX, MC Warren G

Third room: Richard F, Harry “Choo-Choo” Romero, BKNY, Scott Richmond, Adam Freeland, Misstress Barbara

Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 1

Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 2 Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 4 Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 6 Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 8 Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 10 Life Universal Flavor April 22 2000 Page 12



About the Author

Keith Wozniak
Founder of this web site, I have also has been involved with raves since 1999 as a raver, flyer guy, owned a promotion company throwing small and large events and also ran one of the first Dancesafe chapters. I've done it all and have never thought the scene was dead. Also writes for SchulzArmy.com




 
 

 

Andy C Interview: Amazed at EDC Las Vegas, New Excitement and Longevity

There’s many different genres of electronic music and each genre has a pioneering forces behind it and when it comes to drum and bass that name is Andy C, also nicknamed The Executioner. Andy C is also a co-founder of Ram...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

Digital Dreams Toronto Review: A Nightmare on the Outside

The City of Toronto has one of the oldest and most well established electronic music scenes in North America and they also host two of the largest music festivals in Canada as well, Digital Dreams and Veld. The last weekend of ...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

The History of Dance Music at Coachella

Tickets for Coachella 2015 go on sale today and the festival is more popular than ever after a massive two weekends for the 2014 festival. Coachella reached a new high in 2014 with the massive Sahara Tent packed every night f...
by Keith Wozniak

 

 

Guvernment Nightclub in Toronto Closing January 2015

There are thousands and thousands of clubs around the world and many more that have come and gone but few have the longevity and impact that can be given the label of icon and legendary, The Guvernment in Toronto is one of thos...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

Toronto Bans Electronic Music Events on Some City Property

Toronto Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti fired up a time machine and sent us back to over a decade ago when there was a war on raves across North America. A city committee voted 4-3 on Friday to ban electronic music events from ci...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

Daft Punk and DJ Hype Flyer from Hyperactive 1999 in Toronto

The Syrous six-year anniversary party in Toronto was a massive event held on Saturday, September 4, 1999 at the Toronto Congress Centre near the Toronto airport. The venue was absolutely massive with 200,000 square feet of spac...
by Keith Wozniak

 





 
christian louboutin pas cheradidas superstar femmemaillot de foot pas cherjordan scarpenew balance femmeair max femme