Del Cowie

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Del Cowie is an Toronto-based music journalist and editor who has worked as an associate producer for CBC Music and the Peabody and International Emmy Award-winning Netflix series Hip Hop Evolution. He has appeared on CBC Radio’s q, Here and Now, and Big City Small World.

Cowie was assistant editor and writer for Canadian national music publication Exclaim! for over a decade and has contributed to NOW, NOISEY, XXL and the National Post, among other publications. Since 2015, he produced and presented Before the 6ix, an ongoing panel discussion focusing on Toronto hip-hop history in association with the Toronto Public Library.

Cowie has been a member of the Polaris Music Prize jury since its 2006 inception.