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Remembering SixFire: Rising Alberta hip-hop talent passed away at 33 [Article]

Edmonton, AB – It is with deep sorrow that we report on the loss of yet another budding talented member of the … Read More »

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Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – In the nearly 15 years that Vancouver based rap artist Kyprios has been on the hip-hop scene, he’s left … Read More »

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Mark Haynes, creator of 9th Illy, talks comic books & hip-hop [Interview]

Ottawa, ON – Dig this and dig it deep. In 1997, we were given a front row seat to one of the … Read More »

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Joey Crack leans back: Fat Joe live in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 30, our fam over at Two Towers, Marquee Beer Market & Stage, and One Entertainment brought Fat … Read More »

Atlantic Canada

Tha Real K.I.D. – Tyra Banks (Dir. Nino Luey) [Video]

Tha Real K.I.D. – Tyra Banks (Dir. Nino Luey) [Video]


22 May

Azekel – Mad About The Boy [Audio]

London, UK – Check out the new single from UK singer-songwriter Azekel, “Mad About The Boy,” which premiered on Complex Magazine a few days back. ‘Mad About the Boy’ is taken from Raw Volume 1 which is due for release July 12 via Thunderlighting Recordings.

“Azekel’s hazy RnB vocals and his rich, rhythmic, punctuating sound has an unmistakable British-ness about it, in line with his East London upbringing.”

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22 May

Zayv3r – Amazing Grace [Audio]

Atlanta, GA – New music from up-and-comer Zayv3r, originally from Brampton, Ontario and currently residing in the ATL. “Amazing Grace” is Zayv3r’s modern day take on the original Christian hymn, written by poet John Newton and published in 1779. Check it out below.

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22 May

Jimmy B – Scarborough [Video]

Toronto, ON – Young L.O.R.D. Jimmy B just released new visuals for “Scarborough” off his forthcoming EP entitled Prince Of The ‘Borough: Ch. 1 – The BRiCKZ.

The track was produced by RGC and the video was directed by Rajeevan Nithiyanathan. Check it out after the jump.

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Related Post: Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods is live in Toronto on June 13 with Jimmy B & more [News]

22 May

G4 Boyz – Alexander Wang ft. OG Maco [Audio]

New York, NYG4 Boyz duo Ice Baby and Buggy are heating up the airwaves with their latest single, “Alexander Wang,” featuring OG Maco. The song will appear on the brothers’ forthcoming album Control Your Jealousy which will be released this summer. Check out the tune below. S/O Chippy.

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22 May

4YallEntertainment & various other creators partner with Much Digital Studios [News]

Toronto, ON – After getting a ton of laughs from their “23 More Types of Rappers in the Studio” skit last week, 4YallEntertainment drops some big news announcing a partnership with Much Digital Studios alongside other creators like Dan Talevski (“Guilty As Sin”), Jus Reign and SickickMusic.

Much has described the Much Digital Studios as a “new era of the VJ” and “teaming up with twelve of your current and soon-to-be favourite YouTubers to produce exciting new content that will not only entertain you, but teach you all sorts of important lessons. When it is not appropriate to wear dark lipstick? What jokes can I break out on a first date? How do I make my version of ‘Fancy’ at the very least listenable at karaoke? This gang is here to help.”

The other creators are AllegraLouise, The Danocracy, Melissa Merk, Rayn Magic, Tyler Shaw, Mila Victoria and Toronto vet Ron Dias.

Related Post: Phone-EG – The G Is Silent [Mixtape]

22 May

K-9’s K-Slick talks new projects & his views on hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

Toronto, ONK-Slick of K-9 has been making music for several years and has garnered a ton of performance experience along the way, with both local and international dates. His first two projects, Twenty-One and K-9 vs. The Industry, make for a great introduction to what he has to offer as he finalizes his forthcoming EP. K-Slick is our latest Prolific Profile. The full interview is available after the jump.

Along with the interview, you’ll find K-Slick’s newly released “Rhyme Regardless” video, as well as the DatPiff stream for K-9 vs. The Industry. You can also choose to support K-Slick by purchasing the project on iTunes.

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Related Post: K-Slick – Rhyme Regardless [Video]

22 May

K-Slick – Rhyme Regardless [Video]

Toronto, ONK-Slick of K-9 releases the new “Rhyme Regardless” video in support of his forthcoming EP release. Click here to check out our new interview K-Slick, and to stream his previous release, K-9 vs. The Industry.

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Related Post: K-9’s K-Slick talks new projects & his views on hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

21 May

Gabriel Lis – Bonfire [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Toronto producer Gabriel Lis just hit us with this recent instrumental beat release titled “Bonfire.”

This joint comes to us off of Gabriel’s latest Toronosaurus Rex instrumental album. This is the thirteenth track off the project, and Gabriel’s second single release from the album. Check it out.

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Related Post: Gabriel Lis – Bright Nights [Audio]

21 May

Tonight in Calgary: Junia-T & TassNata’s Canadian tour connects with SonReal [News]

Calgary, AB – With 4 dates already in the bag, Junia-T and TassNata are joining SonReal in Calgary tonight for a big party at Commonwealth Bar (731 10 Ave SW). The pair’s #BeforeMourningEyeSeeYou Tour has already reached Vancouver and Kelowna, as well as a stop in Los Angeles for a date with Talib Kweli. They’ll be reaching Edmonton’s Pawn Shop with SonReal tomorrow, followed by Nanaimo, BC on May 28 and Victoria on May 29. After that they’ll take a short break before joining SonReal again, this time in Mississauga at Celebration Square. They’ll wrap up the tour with a pair of Toronto dates and a June 25 performance inside Ottawa’s Babylon Nightclub. Click the jump link below to check out the rest of the newly released tour artwork.

Click here for more information about SonReal’s For The Town Tour, which started in Hamilton on May 7 and wraps up in Squamish, BC on August 8 at the Squamish Valley Music Festival.

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Related Post: Junia-T – We Got This ft. Jessie Reyez [Video] #EyeSeeYou

21 May

Da SlyGuy – T.A.D.I.L.M. [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Up-and-comer Da SlyGuy drops off his latest tune, “T.A.D.I.L.M. (They Ain’t Do It Like Me),” produced by PDub. If you’re unfamiliar with Da SlyGuy, you might just remember him from the funny “Shit Toronto People Say” video with Marlon Palmer and Femi Lawson. Check out “T.A.D.I.L.M.” below.

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Related Post: Shit Toronto People Say [Video]

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