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Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

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Machine Gun Kelly brings The Alpha Omega Tour to Edmonton on Dec. 10

Machine Gun Kelly brings The Alpha Omega Tour to Edmonton on Dec. 10

Edmonton, AB – Machine Gun Kelly is about to add another epic tour to his resume. The Canadian leg of the Alpha … Read More »

Tonight: Nitty Scott, DillanPonders, Erik Flowchild & more are ‘Live At The BBQ’ at Black Canvas

Tonight: Nitty Scott, DillanPonders, Erik Flowchild & more are ‘Live At The BBQ’ at Black Canvas

Toronto, ON – If you’re in the GTA tonight, the place to be is Black Canvas Gallery where Nitty Scott, MC headlines … Read More »

Manifesto Festival 10: A conversation with Manifesto summit coordinator Erin Lowers

Manifesto Festival 10: A conversation with Manifesto summit coordinator Erin Lowers

Toronto, ON – From Sept. 9 through Sept. 18, Manifesto Festival celebrated its 10-year anniversary as one of Toronto’s most important platforms … Read More »

Danny Brown hits the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on October 6th and things might get wild

Danny Brown hits the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on October 6th and things might get wild

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on September 6, 2016 – The fall season is set to invite a wide variety of rap … Read More »

Drake closes Edmonton’s summer with the Summer Sixteen Tour

Drake closes Edmonton’s summer with the Summer Sixteen Tour

Edmonton, AB – Full disclosure: This was my second time attending the Summer Sixteen Tour. The first was combined with OVO Fest … Read More »

Empirical Freedom presents the Fifty Hype 1.5 battle event in Calgary on Sept. 24

Empirical Freedom presents the Fifty Hype 1.5 battle event in Calgary on Sept. 24

Calgary, AB – On Sept. 24, our good friends over at Empirical Freedom bring us the Fifty Hype 1.5 battle event for … Read More »

Kaytranada wins the 2016 Polaris Music Prize; releases 0.001% mixtape

Kaytranada wins the 2016 Polaris Music Prize; releases 0.001% mixtape

Montreal, QC – This week marks a major milestone for Montreal super-producer Kaytranada as he won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize for … Read More »

Recap: Here’s what happened at the second annual One Love Music Festival

Recap: Here’s what happened at the second annual One Love Music Festival

Calgary, AB – Earlier this month, Live Nation and Two Towers teamed up to bring Calgary the second installation of the One … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It’s been an eventful summer for music on the West Coast. Festivals like Pemberton and FVDED in the Park brought … Read More »

Contest: Win two VIP meet-and-greet tickets to La Coka Nostra in Calgary, Edmonton, or Saskatoon

Contest: Win two VIP meet-and-greet tickets to La Coka Nostra in Calgary, Edmonton, or Saskatoon

Calgary, AB – Next month, our friends over at True Rhythm bring the supergroup La Coka Nostra through the prairies for three … Read More »

Daniel Caesar came to Vancouver and everyone is talking about his euphoric performance

Daniel Caesar came to Vancouver and everyone is talking about his euphoric performance

Vancouver, BC – This fall we’ve been lucky enough to witness an ample number of rising Canadian talents make the trek to the West … Read More »

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues Tour to Vancouver

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – September has been a busy month for Vancouver so far, bringing in hip-hop heavyweights such as Anderson.Paak, Bishop Nehru, … Read More »

SonReal, Joey Bada$$, Bryson Tiller & more to perform at Ottawa’s CityFolk Festival

SonReal, Joey Bada$$, Bryson Tiller & more to perform at Ottawa’s CityFolk Festival

Ottawa, ON – This city has one dope festival after another. Between Bluesfest and House of PainT, there is no shortage of … Read More »

Tonight: Revival hosts the 2016 Canadian National DMC DJ Championships

Tonight: Revival hosts the 2016 Canadian National DMC DJ Championships

Toronto, ON – Revival is the place to be tonight as Canada’s top DJs compete in the 2016 Canadian National DMC DJ … Read More »

Method Man and Redman to perform in Edmonton & Calgary in November

Method Man and Redman to perform in Edmonton & Calgary in November

Edmonton, AB – Brought to you by Blueprint Alberta, Nightshift Entertainment, True Rhythm and DubSac Productions Method Man and Redman will hit … Read More »

Everything I Love: Mindbender reviews the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour

Everything I Love: Mindbender reviews the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour

Toronto, ON – Bad Boys usually move in silence. But sometimes, like a mafia Godfather trying to … Read More »

Tomorrow: Quake Matthews & Kayo bring Lost & Found Tour to Medicine Hat

Tomorrow: Quake Matthews & Kayo bring Lost & Found Tour to Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat, AB – With a pair of dates already in the bag Kayo and Quake Matthews continue their Lost & Found Canadian … Read More »

Tonight: Classified brings the Beautiful Escape Tour to Oshawa’s Music Hall

Tonight: Classified brings the Beautiful Escape Tour to Oshawa’s Music Hall

Oshawa, ON – Classified will be at The Music Hall (39 King Street East) in Oshawa this evening for the latest leg … Read More »

The Story of Camoflauge: Toronto’s Gangis Khan embarks on Eastern Canadian tour Sept. 15 – 23

The Story of Camoflauge: Toronto’s Gangis Khan embarks on Eastern Canadian tour Sept. 15 – 23

Toronto, ON – Veteran Scarborough MC Gangis Khan aka Camoflauge is hitting the road this month for a string of shows in … Read More »

How Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals put on the best show of summer ’16

How Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals put on the best show of summer ’16

Vancouver, BC – If you’re reading this without previous knowledge of California soul-child Anderson .Paak, school yourself with a copy of his … Read More »

Bishop Nehru pulls nothing short of magic at his Magic: 19 Vancouver show

Bishop Nehru pulls nothing short of magic at his Magic: 19 Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – A typical rainy night in Vancouver set the tone for Bishop Nehru’s first show in the city this past … Read More »

Carry On Tradition: Ottawa’s Laporte Brothers to showcase hip-hop inspired work in Toronto

Carry On Tradition: Ottawa’s Laporte Brothers to showcase hip-hop inspired work in Toronto

Toronto, ON – If you didn’t already know, the Laporte Brothers coming out of Ottawa are two of the most talented mixed … Read More »

Tory Lanez I Told You Tour sells out Vancouver; Second show added

Tory Lanez I Told You Tour sells out Vancouver; Second show added

Vancouver, BC – It’s no surprise that Tory Lanez sold-out his all ages Vancouver show in mere days but now the “Flex” singer has … Read More »

Catch Rome Fortune on September 10th at Alexander Gastown with Vancouver’s own So Loki

Catch Rome Fortune on September 10th at Alexander Gastown with Vancouver’s own So Loki

Vancouver, BC – We last saw Atlanta’s Rome Fortune hit the stage at the Alexander Gastown in early May, and if you keep … Read More »

Tonight: KarmaXWave presents J Soul,Top 5 and special guests in Toronto

Tonight: KarmaXWave presents J Soul,Top 5 and special guests in Toronto

Toronto, ON – To close out a hot summer, KarmaXwave is putting on one last show tonight at Adelaide Hall. Doors open … Read More »

Top 5 performances I am looking forward to at One Love Music Festival 2016

Top 5 performances I am looking forward to at One Love Music Festival 2016

Calgary, AB – With only a few weeks left until the annual One Love Music Festival, we’re getting super excited to see … Read More »

Contest: Enter to win two tickets to Battle of the Beat Makers 2016, taking place Aug. 27

Contest: Enter to win two tickets to Battle of the Beat Makers 2016, taking place Aug. 27

Producers and hip-hop fans take note… Battle of the Beat Makers returns on Saturday, Aug. 27! Buy your tickets now!

Lil Wayne cancels One Love Music Festival appearance; Logic added to the festival line-up

Lil Wayne cancels One Love Music Festival appearance; Logic added to the festival line-up

Calgary, AB – With less than a month until the highly anticipated One Love Music Festival, the festival organizers just announced two … Read More »

In 2020 Maestro feels Andre De Grasse will stick to his vision and go “The Distance”

In 2020 Maestro feels Andre De Grasse will stick to his vision and go “The Distance”

Toronto, ON – Right before the Olympics kicked off in Rio, Canadian rap pioneers Maestro Fresh Wes and Saukrates teamed up to … Read More »

Catch Canadian legend Michie Mee in Toronto at Yuh Heard Meh! on Aug. 25

Catch Canadian legend Michie Mee in Toronto at Yuh Heard Meh! on Aug. 25

Toronto, ON – Michie “Bad Byad” Mee will be live inside Scarborough’s Qssis Banquet Hall (3474 Kingston Road) for Yuh Heard Meh!
Along … Read More »

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