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.”
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.
New York, NY – G4 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.
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.
Toronto, ON – K-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.
Toronto, ON – K-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.
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.
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.