Addi Stewart aka Mindbender is simply a Toronto-born creative spirit looking for the next beautiful creation or enlightening thought. A visual artist that took his desire to inspire others and help manifest social justice to the realm of hip hop, Addi is now a man of many talents. MC. Host. Dancer. Promoter. Community worker. Hip hop renaissance man. Journalist. Truth speaker. Addi became a journalist eight years ago, after his love of language and his peculiar perspective on the world and society at large made him realize that sharing thought is one of the most important responsibilities a person can have if they want to accomplish the work of an intelligent thinker with positive impact on planet earth. Writing his first article for the subversive Canadian hip hop leader Pound Magazine, he went on to write for numerous esteemed magazines, from XXL to Pound, Now Magazine, AUX TV, M.O.B., Swagg, The Spectrum, and more. He continues to write, record, perform and support the cutting edge of artistry in Toronto, Canada, and around the world, and loves to learn and share the interesting things he knows.