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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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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 »

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 – I met Toronto rapper T.R.A., aka Tha Rhyme Animal, in person for the first time in Ottawa’s Byward Market. … 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 »

Rap Prime Minister: Maestro Fresh Wes delivers keynote speech to new Canadians [Article]

Rap Prime Minister: Maestro Fresh Wes delivers keynote speech to new Canadians [Article]

Toronto, ON – The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) recently announced their designation of Maestro Fresh Wes as the keynote speaker at … Read More »

Slaughterhouse announces MTV reality show: Road To Total Slaughter [News]

Slaughterhouse announces MTV reality show: Road To Total Slaughter [News]

Brooklyn, NY – Hip-hop group Slaughterhouse confirmed that they will be putting out a reality show on MTV based on battle rapping … Read More »

JesseRay – 1990 [Album]

JesseRay – 1990 [Album]

Toronto, ON – T-Dot-based JesseRay (of StarCity Music) recently dropped his new album entitled 1990. JesseRay goes hard on the auto-tune. But … Read More »

E-40 live at FiveSixty Vancouver [Photo Gallery]

E-40 live at FiveSixty Vancouver [Photo Gallery]

Vancouver, BC – Regime Entertainment and Twisted Productions brought Cali O.G E-40 to a full-house at FIVESIXTY this past weekend with Emotion … Read More »

Life After Death: 17 years since the passing of The Notorious B.I.G. [Article]

Life After Death: 17 years since the passing of The Notorious B.I.G. [Article]

Brooklyn, NY – It’s hard to believe it’s been 17-years since we lost one of the greatest artists our genre has ever … Read More »

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

Montreal, QC – CJ Flemings is undoubtedly one of the freshest voices to emerge out of Montreal as of … Read More »

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

Montreal, QC – Montreal’s producer-on-the-rise, BeatAHoe, released his Sewer Musicc project back at the end of 2013. BeatAHoe crafts beats for Canadian … Read More »

It’s time to Turn Up, Turn Out at Hifi Club in Calgary [Article]

It’s time to Turn Up, Turn Out at Hifi Club in Calgary [Article]

Calgary, AB – On Mar. 11 a new night at Calgary’s Hifi Club called Turn Up Turn Out (TUTO) will fill a … Read More »

Evrlove Blake – Triangles, Circles & Squares [Review]

Evrlove Blake – Triangles, Circles & Squares [Review]

Edmonton, AB – It just happened. E-Town’s own Evrlove Blake finally dropped his debut Triangles, Circles & Squares mixtape. We’ve been waiting … Read More »

The Grouch & Eligh hit Fortune Soundclub on The Tortoise and The Crow Tour [Photos]

The Grouch & Eligh hit Fortune Soundclub on The Tortoise and The Crow Tour [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts brought a couple of West Coast Living Legends, The Grouch & Eligh, to Fortune Sound this past week … Read More »

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