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Quake Matthews’ Celebrate The Struggle album debuts in Top 5 of iTunes hip-hop chart

Quake Matthews’ Celebrate The Struggle album debuts in Top 5 of iTunes hip-hop chart

Central Canada Feature

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Photos: Fetty Wap, Migos, Maurice Moore, Daniel Caesar, Lil Yachty & DJ Acro at Bluesfest

Photos: Fetty Wap, Migos, Maurice Moore, Daniel Caesar, Lil Yachty & DJ Acro at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Despite some weather issues, most people we’ve spoken to have had nothing but positive things to say about his … Read More »

Night Lovell feels hometown love at Bluesfest; Featured in Billionaire Boys Club EU lookbook

Night Lovell feels hometown love at Bluesfest; Featured in Billionaire Boys Club EU lookbook

Ottawa, ON – Night Lovell is easily one of the biggest artists to come out of Ottawa in the past few years … Read More »

Fire Ting: Canadian rapper Sayzee releases 12-track self-titled album

Fire Ting: Canadian rapper Sayzee releases 12-track self-titled album

St. Catharines, ON – Showing a tireless work ethic working under his new moniker “Sayzee“, the St Catharines, Ontario rapper drops his … Read More »

Producer-activist David Strickland discusses the importance of the Native voice within hip-hop

Producer-activist David Strickland discusses the importance of the Native voice within hip-hop

Toronto, ON – On July 1, Native American producer and activist David Strickland released two brand new singles – “Rez Life” and … Read More »

Photos: DJ Mustard & Ottawa’s Eddie Quotez kick off the Bluesfest 2017 hip-hop segment

Photos: DJ Mustard & Ottawa’s Eddie Quotez kick off the Bluesfest 2017 hip-hop segment

Ottawa, ON – Day 2 of this year’s Ottawa Bluesfest was the start of the hip-hop block of events taking place throughout … Read More »

Today: DJ Mustard & Eddie Quotez at Bluesfest; 50 Cent, Flight Distance & more tomorrow

Today: DJ Mustard & Eddie Quotez at Bluesfest; 50 Cent, Flight Distance & more tomorrow

Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Bluesfest is back with what is easily one of their top line-ups to date. The gates officially opened … Read More »

You need to listen to Sean Leon’s new Life Goes On Without You playlist

You need to listen to Sean Leon’s new Life Goes On Without You playlist

Toronto, ON – At the end of June, Toronto artist Sean Leon released a surprise four-track playlist titled Life Goes On Without … Read More »

Casper TNG enlists NV to direct new “Brown Hunneds” video

Casper TNG enlists NV to direct new “Brown Hunneds” video

Toronto, ON – Casper TNG is back with new visuals; this time teaming up with veteran director NV for “Brown Hunneds.” The … Read More »

Sick enlists Big Lean & Revy P for Sam Olaechea-directed “Mawd Head” video

Sick enlists Big Lean & Revy P for Sam Olaechea-directed “Mawd Head” video

London, UK – Sam Olaechea directs the new “Mawd Head” (prod. 2Epik) video by Sick which was shot over in London, England. … Read More »

Toronto’s $eptember stays super charged in new video “Nascars”

Toronto’s $eptember stays super charged in new video “Nascars”

Toronto, ON – After the release of his recent collaboration with FriDaiNite of BFR called “Trap Chirpin,” Toronto artist $eptember drops off … Read More »

Signs: Drake releases new song produced by Noah ’40’ Shebib

Signs: Drake releases new song produced by Noah ’40’ Shebib

Toronto, ON – While taking in the looks of Louis Vuitton’s new Men’s Spring-Summer collection, Drake released a new 40-produced record called … Read More »

Scarborough newcomer Savadouchi discusses his “Black Out” video & ongoing battle with the bottle

Scarborough newcomer Savadouchi discusses his “Black Out” video & ongoing battle with the bottle

Toronto, ON – Scarborough up-and-comer Savadouchi just released a brand new CJ directed video for the track “Black Out” (produced by JayTrillBeats). … Read More »

Greezy Deckz talks No More Gimmicks, Gucci Mane, The Greezy Era & more

Greezy Deckz talks No More Gimmicks, Gucci Mane, The Greezy Era & more

Toronto rapper Greezy Deckz has been working hard … Read More »

Live From Larstone: Adam Bomb & Big Sproxx drop highly anticipated (& overdue) album

Live From Larstone: Adam Bomb & Big Sproxx drop highly anticipated (& overdue) album

Toronto, ON – Adam Bomb and Big Sproxx are two of the most talented and respected members of the Toronto hip-hop community. … Read More »

Bane discusses working with Kyle Wildfern & why he doesn’t let people get “Too Close”

Bane discusses working with Kyle Wildfern & why he doesn’t let people get “Too Close”

Brampton, ON – Over the weekend, Brampton artist Bane premiered a brand new track with Kyle Wildfern titled “Too Close” (produced by … Read More »

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Belleville, ON – As a writer, it’s my due diligence to be honest to the wonderful people who take the time out … Read More »

Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly 5ive) goes down June 28-29 inside Toronto’s Supermarket

Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly 5ive) goes down June 28-29 inside Toronto’s Supermarket

Toronto, ON – We are thrilled to be sponsors on this year’s Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly known as 5ive) presented by … Read More »

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Las Vegas, NV – Drake was the big winner at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, taking home 13 awards and surpassing Adele … Read More »

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Ottawa, ON – It’s taken a decade, but the Ottawa Senators have made it back to the Eastern Conference Finals of the … Read More »

Toronto rapper & OVO affiliate Yung Dubz killed in Brampton shooting

Toronto rapper & OVO affiliate Yung Dubz killed in Brampton shooting

Toronto, ON – We regret to report the apparent loss of yet another member of the Canadian hip-hop community. Sources close to … Read More »

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Mississauga, ON – A few weeks ago I was putting together one of my weekly Spotify playlists when I came across an … Read More »

Top Dawg’s Ab-Soul brings YMF Tour to Montreal (May 10) & Toronto (May 11)

Top Dawg’s Ab-Soul brings YMF Tour to Montreal (May 10) & Toronto (May 11)

Montreal, QC – Top Dawg Entertainment’s Ab-Soul has a pair of Canadian dates left on his YMF Tour including this Wednesday in … Read More »

Tonight! UNCRWND takes over Toronto’s Rivoli with Ramsay Almighty, JETSET & more

Tonight! UNCRWND takes over Toronto’s Rivoli with Ramsay Almighty, JETSET & more

Toronto, ON – Tonight, after a month of anticipation, UNCRWND is back for its fourth instalment. Featuring performances by Ramsay Almighty, JETSET, … Read More »

Photos: Big Sean live at the 2017 iHeartRadio Fest during Canadian Music Week in Toronto

Photos: Big Sean live at the 2017 iHeartRadio Fest during Canadian Music Week in Toronto

Toronto, ON – The 2017 iHeartRadio Fest inside Rebel featured some great talent including multi–platinum, Grammy-nominated artist, Big Sean, who came to … Read More »

Pressa of BFR teams up with UK artist Giggs for new “Sexy” video

Pressa of BFR teams up with UK artist Giggs for new “Sexy” video

London, ON – Giggs was largely unknown to many North American listeners before sliding into 2 guest spots on Drake’s More Life … Read More »

Scarborough rapper Set2 releases SoloProductZ-directed “SWURV” in support of 10​,​000 Hours

Scarborough rapper Set2 releases SoloProductZ-directed “SWURV” in support of 10​,​000 Hours

Toronto, ON – Our boy Set2 returns with some dope new visuals powered by SoloProductZ. The combative and catchy “SWURV” was produced … Read More »

Manifesto 11 to feature Majid Jordan, The Internet, Sean Leon, Derin Falana & more

Manifesto 11 to feature Majid Jordan, The Internet, Sean Leon, Derin Falana & more

Toronto, ON – We really need to give it up to Che Kothari and the Manifesto team. The annual festival has become … Read More »

Kyle Wildfern’s new release “Suicide” is the banger that you need to hear

Kyle Wildfern’s new release “Suicide” is the banger that you need to hear

Brampton, ON – The latest release from Kyle Wildfern‘s Life Is Crazy playlist comes in the form of a high-energy, high-impact track called … Read More »

Tonight: Pouya & Fat Nick’s DROP OUT OF SCHOOL Tour kicks off in Toronto

Tonight: Pouya & Fat Nick’s DROP OUT OF SCHOOL Tour kicks off in Toronto

Toronto, ON – South Florida rappers Pouya & Fat Nick launch their Drop Out Of School mini-Canadian Tour inside MOD Club Theatre … Read More »

King of the Dot announces BLACKOUT 7

King of the Dot announces BLACKOUT 7

Toronto ON – North America’s number one battle rap league KOTD (King of the Dot) is throwing the seventh installment of its … Read More »

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