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Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Interviews

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Anything but simple: Akon takes on five-project album, Lighting Africa and Canadian Tour

Anything but simple: Akon takes on five-project album, Lighting Africa and Canadian Tour

Atlanta, GA – Akon is no stranger to the spotlight. As a musician he has made his mark on an international level … Read More »

Beatbox champion Scott Jackson talks Shambhala, his work inspiring kids and KOTD

Beatbox champion Scott Jackson talks Shambhala, his work inspiring kids and KOTD

Vancouver, BC –  Scott Jackson is inspirational in more ways than just his skill in beat boxing. Not only is he a national … Read More »

Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Halifax, NS – Toronto’s Maestro Fresh Wes, the Godfather of Canadian hip-hop, has been quite busy on the East coast this summer. … Read More »

Madchild talks sobriety, Silver Tongue Devil, BAXWAR & more

Madchild talks sobriety, Silver Tongue Devil, BAXWAR & more

Vancouver’s favourite rapper, Madchild, is back with his third solo studio album, Silver Tongue Devil … Read More »

Interview: Leon Bridges breaks down his style and talks new fame

Interview: Leon Bridges breaks down his style and talks new fame

Dallas, TX – Fresh on the scene and lighting it up is 26 year-old soul/R&B crooner Leon Bridges. If you don’t know who … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes featured on Exclaim! TV’s Sweet 16s (hosted by King Reign)

Maestro Fresh Wes featured on Exclaim! TV’s Sweet 16s (hosted by King Reign)

Toronto, ON – The Godfather of Canadian hip-hop, Maestro Fresh Wes, is the latest artist featured on Exclaim! TV’s Sweet 16s, filmed … Read More »

BJ The Chicago Kid drops new single in Vancouver; talks album debut

BJ The Chicago Kid drops new single in Vancouver; talks album debut

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concert’s second annual East Van Summer Jam blew through Vancouver’s Strathcona … acRead More »

Adlib x Rob The Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 5: New Breed [Video]

Adlib x Rob The Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 5: New Breed [Video]

Vancouver, BC – We have the final video – number 5 – from Adlib and Rob The Viking‘s Teenagers From Mars vlog … Read More »

Adlib x Rob The Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 4: Mars Attacks [Video]

Adlib x Rob The Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 4: Mars Attacks [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The second to last vlog from Adlib and Rob The Viking has just arrived and has the boys talking … Read More »

Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles Part 4: Swollen Members Success in Canada [Video]

Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles Part 4: Swollen Members Success in Canada [Video]

Vancouver, BC – On the heels of his latest album release Silver Tongue Devil (July 24th) Madchild has just dropped a new video interview.
In this exclusive one-on-one Madchild … Read More »

Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival [Interview]

Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival [Interview]

In this new interview, Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival and his new booking agency … Read More »

Getting to know Red Bull Thre3style National champ Charly Hustle [Interview]

Getting to know Red Bull Thre3style National champ Charly Hustle [Interview]

Saskatoon, SK – Any DJ in the biz knows the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition is where it’s at. With the … Read More »

Madchild – Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles : Part 3 [Video]

Madchild – Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles : Part 3 [Video]

Vancouver, BC – On the heels of his upcoming album release Silver Tongue Devil Madchild sets out to drop a brand new weekly video … Read More »

The right side of the tracks with Dom Alli [Prolific Profile]

The right side of the tracks with Dom Alli [Prolific Profile]

Toronto, ON – Dom Alli is an upcoming artist in the Toronto hip-hop scene. He released his debut mixtape Slippin’ in January and has … Read More »

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 2: Plastic Reality [Video]

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 2: Plastic Reality [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The second instalment of the Teenagers From Mars vlog series just dropped starring Adlib and Rob The Viking, and … Read More »

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Our Spotlight Feature for May-June 2015 is Young Kazh of 100 Mad / Kuruption Camp / BAXWAR…

K-9’s K-Slick talks new projects & his views on hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

K-9’s K-Slick talks new projects & his views on hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

Toronto, ON – K-Slick of K-9 has been making music for several years and has garnered a ton of performance experience along … Read More »

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – In the nearly 15 years that Vancouver based rap artist Kyprios has been on the hip-hop scene, he’s left … Read More »

Mark Haynes, creator of 9th Illy, talks comic books & hip-hop [Interview]

Mark Haynes, creator of 9th Illy, talks comic books & hip-hop [Interview]

Ottawa, ON – Dig this and dig it deep. In 1997, we were given a front row seat to one of the … Read More »

Peter Jackson: Since I Was 16, We The North, 9-0 Nickel & More [Spotlight]

Peter Jackson: Since I Was 16, We The North, 9-0 Nickel & More [Spotlight]

The NBA has always had a close connection to hip-hop culture, and in the past couple of years Canada’s team, the Toronto Raptors…

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

All ears are on L.A. when it comes to laid-back bangers with a voice speaking for the ‘hood. He’s been making major moves for…

DJ Mustard talks Meek Mill, YG albums, music streaming & more with Steve Lobel [Video]

DJ Mustard talks Meek Mill, YG albums, music streaming & more with Steve Lobel [Video]

Los Angeles, CA – DJ Mustard connects with industry veteran Steve Lobel to discuss upcoming projects with Meek Mills, YG, Jeezy and … Read More »

The Come Up Show goes behind the scenes at the Juno Awards 2015 [Video]

The Come Up Show goes behind the scenes at the Juno Awards 2015 [Video]

Hamilton, ON – Last month the 2015 Juno Awards took over the city of Hamilton, ON for a full-blown weekend of supreme … Read More »

The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

Calgary, AB – In case y’all have been sleeping, Mar. 28 marks the date of the massive #Quarantine2 KOTD event in Calgary … Read More »

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – With the January release of their debut album SremmLife, a surprise appearance with Rihanna at DirectTV’s Pre-Super Bowl Party, … Read More »

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – In between shows during the western leg of his KCMKV2 Tour, Regina’s rising star Pimpton made a stop … Read More »

The Sky is the limit: Getting to know Tyler Skyy [Prolific Profile]

The Sky is the limit: Getting to know Tyler Skyy [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, BC – Tyler Skyy doesn’t fit into your typical description of a rapper. He moves to the beat of his own … Read More »

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

Toronto, ON – About a month ago, Toronto’s JD Era posted a photo on Instagram of himself along with producer Snaz and … Read More »

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 11, Rich Homie Quan came through Calgary for the second stop along his debut Canadian Tour. After … Read More »

Rich Homie Quan: New approach to the ‘Rap Game’ & the importance Of family [Video]

Rich Homie Quan: New approach to the ‘Rap Game’ & the importance Of family [Video]

Calgary, AB – Another clip from our recent interview with ATL rapper Rich Homie Quan. He recounts how his dad’s shooting gave … Read More »

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