EAST PARK

PRODUCTIONS

Original Canadian Hip Hop

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Resurrection

MC Shadow ft: Sarah Beatty

Lost

MC Shadow ft: Tekniq

Lullaby of Pain

MC Shadow ft: Sarah Beatty​

Directors Cuts

Extended Mixes

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Front Men

SOUNDTRACK + MUSIC Contributions to Comedy TV Series
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Menspeaking

A brand-new
original TV Series
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“LOST” Chapter 2 – on location

April 2017 -Toronto. With the first chapter “Resurrection” wowing audiences, Manee Osman Films endeavors into the second installment “LOST“. Resurrection, establishes the setting in the…

About East Park

East Park Productions is a Canadian independent record label and production company established in Toronto in 1987. The label was formed to support the release of its sole act the Get Loose Crew due to the lack of major record labels in the country willing to sign local Hip Hop acts at the time.

Kory Neely (MC Shadow) attended a meeting on behalf of Get Loose Crew in Scarborough, Ontario at Electric Distribution where after much debate, he successfully convinced executive Dominic Zgarka to enter into a global distribution agreement for their soon to be released record. The distribution agreement was originally to be for the Canadian territory and released in in December 1987.  

It was not the first independent hip hop label in Canada, though it is credited for the release of the first Canadian Hip Hop record to achieve international sales. The formation of this company marked it as only one of two Hip-Hop independent record labels in Toronto and Canada. Beat Factory Records in Pickering was the first to be established and ultimately secured distribution from a major US record label.

The unendorsed distribution agreement was in place (in principle) November 1987 with the intention of releasing the GLC record in December during the Christmas season. After evaluating the overwhelming competition with established artists and seasonal themed recordings, the release was intentionally delayed until February 1988 along with the endorsement of the Agreement.

With the endorsed Agreement in February 1997, the Get Loose Crew (P Line) “EPP-001” became the first Canadian authentic Hip Hop mini album manufactured in Canada and sold internationally. To this point, only 12” domestic products had been produced without known or recognized distribution and no Canadian Hip-Hop record had been sold outside of Canada. The Get Loose Crew record was considered a mini-LP, (or EP) having only four individual tracks with four accompanying instrumentals…

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