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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

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Snak The Ripper and crew at Olympia [Review]

Snak The Ripper and crew at Olympia [Review]

Surrey, BC - Originally published April 22, 2014 – In today’s music industry, and especially hip-hop, it’s hard to tell who’s faking and … Read More »

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment delivered the first Iron Mic Music Festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Western Canada’s biggest indoor … Read More »

Action Bronson lights up in Vancouver for 4/20 [Review]

Action Bronson lights up in Vancouver for 4/20 [Review]

Vancouver, BC – ” I feel like I’m AC Slater” Action Bronson stated to a full house at Vancouver’s Venue Nightclub on … Read More »

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment brought the first ever Iron Mic Music Festival to the Edmonton Expo Centre. The festival … Read More »

Underachievers Live in Vancouver [Photos]

Underachievers Live in Vancouver [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – The Underachievers tore the roof off of Fortune Sound this past week on the Eyes Of The World Tour … Read More »

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment kicked off the first installation of the Iron Mic Music Festival; Western Canada’s biggest indoor … Read More »

Joey Bada$$: Edmonton ‘Til Infinity [Photos] #IronMic

Joey Bada$$: Edmonton ‘Til Infinity [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment delivered the first installation of the Iron Mic Music Festival. … Read More »

Smoke DZA: Dreams, Zones & Achieves at Iron Mic in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Smoke DZA: Dreams, Zones & Achieves at Iron Mic in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment rolled out the first – ever – installation of the … Read More »

Trinidad Jame$ threw a party at Encore last night and everyone got free liquor [Review]

Trinidad Jame$ threw a party at Encore last night and everyone got free liquor [Review]

Edmonton, AB – Last night, our friends over at Nightshift Entertainment brought Trinidad Jame$ to the YEG to kick off a monstrous … Read More »

Hip-Hop Royalty: Russell Simmons & Def Jam visit Arsenio Hall [Article]

Hip-Hop Royalty: Russell Simmons & Def Jam visit Arsenio Hall [Article]

Los Angeles, CA – You can’t get much more deeply rooted in hip-hop culture then when you have two of it biggest … Read More »

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 10, 2014 – I met Toronto rapper T.R.A., aka Tha Rhyme Animal, in person for the … Read More »

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Friday Apr. 4, the good people over at Live Nation brought Hedley to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

CDN Hip-Hop State of the Union Address Pt. 2: Thank Me Later, Respect Me Now [Article]

CDN Hip-Hop State of the Union Address Pt. 2: Thank Me Later, Respect Me Now [Article]

Toronto, ON – Thank you to everyone who read, shared, spread and responded to Part One. I appreciate you reading it (in … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – Once a year or so, our fam over at 10 at 10 throw an Outta Towners edition that always … Read More »

e.d.g.e. – Waves Motel EP [Review]

e.d.g.e. – Waves Motel EP [Review]

Vancouver, BC - The project that Vancouver emcee e.d.g.e. had put on hold is complete and available for free download. Waves Motel is a cohesive … Read More »

Eve makes her mark on Vancity [Review]

Eve makes her mark on Vancity [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Philly Queen Eve was in the house at Fortune Sound this week and can we just say…damn girl. Hotter … Read More »

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

Toronto, ON – Earlier on this year, StarCity Music’s own JesseRay (formerly affiliated with The Weeknd) launched his debut album entitled 1990. Here’s … Read More »

Greg Beamish – Disposable Income [Review]

Greg Beamish – Disposable Income [Review]

Vancouver, BC- Local emcee Greg Beamish recently released Disposable Income with recording, mixing and production done entirely by Stroker Deluca and even a feature from JUNO … Read More »

Joey Touch – Nightlife [Review]

Joey Touch – Nightlife [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 5, 2014 – East Vancouver native Joey Touch recently released his debut album, Night Life, under Volunteer … Read More »

Spotlight: Coming up SonReal [Article]

Spotlight: Coming up SonReal [Article]

“I’m lucky enough that I got to spend time to become seasoned in my craft before I had a platform for it.” … Read More »

Fortunato – Unseen Armada [Review]

Fortunato – Unseen Armada [Review]

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 14, 2014 – Unseen Armada is the fourth and latest album by Fortunato. The album features … Read More »

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Ottawa, ON – Around 7,500 screaming fans packed into Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday night to catch the national capital leg … Read More »

KAi Skywalker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

KAi Skywalker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

Vancouver, BC -  Fresh off his critically acclaimed mixtape, #NEO, KAi Sky Walker has devised a ground breaking concept for his latest endeavour, New Mind | Old Soul. Breaking off from … Read More »

Kanye West brings his Yeezus Tour to Toronto [Review]

Kanye West brings his Yeezus Tour to Toronto [Review]

Toronto, ON – Originally published January 11, 2014 – In today’s hip-hop scene, there are few rappers who can do what Kanye … Read More »

T-Pain at Venue live in Vancouver [Review]

T-Pain at Venue live in Vancouver [Review]

Vancouver, BC - One of the most influential and in demand artists of the last 10 years was welcomed to Vancouver’s VENUE last … Read More »

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 20, 2014 – Let’s take it out to the West Coast. Vancity, to be specific; where … Read More »

These Things Happen(ened) in Toronto with G-Eazy [Review]

These Things Happen(ened) in Toronto with G-Eazy [Review]

Toronto, ON - The Mod Club Theatre would have been nothing without the sea of “Eazy” t-shirts and bare midriffs belonging to fans … Read More »

Dom Kennedy hits Fortune Sound on Get Home Safely Tour [Photos]

Dom Kennedy hits Fortune Sound on Get Home Safely Tour [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – L.A kid Dom Kennedy came through Fortune Sound this past week to a packed house presented by Timbre Concerts … Read More »

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The Funk Doc was in the building this past week for a smoked out, full house at Fortune Sound … Read More »

Bone Thugs-In-Edmonton: Wish Bone & Krayzie Bone perform at Encore [Review]

Bone Thugs-In-Edmonton: Wish Bone & Krayzie Bone perform at Encore [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Mar. 18, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment brought Bone Thugs-n-Harmony‘s Wish Bone and Krayzie Bone to Edmonton’s … Read More »

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