Starting at the Bottom — Recognising Jay W. McGee and his role as a Canadian Hip-hop pioneer.

Jay W. McGee — photo courtesy of Naomi-Faith Grenier-Fielder.
“Ladies Delight” — Mr. Q (Monica’s Production Records)
“Party Rapp” — Mr. Q (Monica’s Production Records). Unlike ”Ladies Delight,“ McGee’s name is credited.
McGee performs ‘O Canada’ at a Toronto Blue Jays home game. Photo courtesy of the McGee family.
Liner notes for McGee’s 2002 gospel CD “I Hear Foot Steps.”



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Niel Scobie

Niel Scobie

PhD candidate in media studies at Western University — based in Toronto —