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

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Joey Bada$$ World Domination Tour stops in Vancouver Sept. 19th

Joey Bada$$ World Domination Tour stops in Vancouver Sept. 19th

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts is setting up to bring Joey Bada$$‘ World Domination Tour through to Vancity for an all-ages event … Read More »

Director Darren Aronofsky talks music & film with Red Bull Music Academy in Toronto, Sept. 10

Director Darren Aronofsky talks music & film with Red Bull Music Academy in Toronto, Sept. 10

Toronto, ON – Red Bull Music Academy announced Wednesday that it will bring Oscar nominated film director Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a … Read More »

Toronto’s P.O.M.S. releases video for “Who I Am” featuring Smilez & Dwayne Johnson

Toronto’s P.O.M.S. releases video for “Who I Am” featuring Smilez & Dwayne Johnson

Toronto, ON – Product of My Society aka P.O.M.S. enlisted H.I.T.S. Media to direct his new video for “Who I Am” featuring … Read More »

Davinci’s Good. Bad, Ugly features Rich Kidd, Kemi, Crooklin, Solid Mas & more

Davinci’s Good. Bad, Ugly features Rich Kidd, Kemi, Crooklin, Solid Mas & more

Toronto, ON – The Good. Bad, Ugly release from Ridgeway’s Davinci (formerly Gudini) is the perfect introduction to what the veteran MC has … Read More »

Song of the Day: Davinci’s “Papercuts” featuring Rich Kidd off Good. Bad, Ugly

Song of the Day: Davinci’s “Papercuts” featuring Rich Kidd off Good. Bad, Ugly

Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is the latest single from Davinci off his Good. Bad, Ugly project. “Papercuts” features … Read More »

Vancouver’s Own Unknown: JuLS drops new EP filled with slick urban beats

Vancouver’s Own Unknown: JuLS drops new EP filled with slick urban beats

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 26, 2015 – Vancouver born rapper JuLS, released his new EP, Vancouver’s Own Unknown, only a few … Read More »

jSTOCK releases new video; set to perform in Ottawa, Toronto & Vancouver this September

jSTOCK releases new video; set to perform in Ottawa, Toronto & Vancouver this September

Columbus, OH – Ohio rapper jSTOCK teams up with director Justin “JMillz” Milhouse for his new visuals for “The Trap Pt. 2.” … Read More »

YYZ to A3C: Toronto’s MegaPowers collective looks to raise money for Atlanta trip

YYZ to A3C: Toronto’s MegaPowers collective looks to raise money for Atlanta trip

Toronto, ON – A3C, Atlanta’s premier annual hip-hop festival, has made a point of showcasing Canadian talent for the past few years … Read More »

Sean Price’s last known collabo with a Canadian MC: “My Nigga” by Casino Costa

Sean Price’s last known collabo with a Canadian MC: “My Nigga” by Casino Costa

Toronto, ON – Not long before the untimely passing of NYC legend Sean Price, Toronto’s Casino Costa enlisted him for a feature … Read More »

Ottawa’s House of PainT Festival celebrates 12 years at Brewer Park Sept. 9-13

Ottawa’s House of PainT Festival celebrates 12 years at Brewer Park Sept. 9-13

Ottawa, ON – House of PainT Festival of Urban Arts and Culture (HoP) celebrates its 12th annual Festival with the Main Event … Read More »

Review: Nicki Minaj’s Pinkprint Tour comes to an end in Edmonton

Review: Nicki Minaj’s Pinkprint Tour comes to an end in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – The concourse at Rexall Place may as well have been a catwalk – that’s what happens when Nicki Minaj … Read More »

Motive Music signs Mezziah & Set2; releases Gee Wunder’s 16th album, New World

Motive Music signs Mezziah & Set2; releases Gee Wunder’s 16th album, New World

Gee Wunder and his Motive Music imprint proudly present Gee’s 16th original full-length, New World … Read More »

Scarborough’s Social Anti talks #triggers exhibit; Toronto Aug 28 – 30

Scarborough’s Social Anti talks #triggers exhibit; Toronto Aug 28 – 30

Toronto, ON – Last week we told you about a new 20-piece photo exhibit known as #triggers which is based on the … Read More »

Tomorrow: Day 1 of KOTD’s 3-day World Domination 5 Global Supremacy

Tomorrow: Day 1 of KOTD’s 3-day World Domination 5 Global Supremacy

Toronto, ON – Hip-hop heads and battle MCs from around the world are currently descending upon Toronto for the next chapter of … 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 »

Review: Miguel brings his Wildheart tour to Toronto’s Sound Academy

Review: Miguel brings his Wildheart tour to Toronto’s Sound Academy

Toronto, ON – Musicians like Prince, Queen, Guns N’ Roses and Michael Jackson dominated the 80s and set the bar unbelievably high … Read More »

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown recently started a weekly comedy affair that takes place every Sunday in their Gastown venue with … Read More »

Swerve On Your Ends: Toronto’s RodZilla & Swagger Rite team up for new video

Swerve On Your Ends: Toronto’s RodZilla & Swagger Rite team up for new video

Toronto, ON – Following up their popular “Six Side” anthem, Swagger Rite and RodZilla team up for the hot new video “Swerve … Read More »

416BlockBoyz release the first single off their New Wave EP, “I Want It All”

416BlockBoyz release the first single off their New Wave EP, “I Want It All”

Toronto, ON – A few days back the 416BlockBoyz debuted their new DC Holigan-produced single “I Want It All.” The song will … Read More »

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver, BC – After writing for years, 23B’s work has finally come to fruition in the form of “Catharsis.” Through music and one’s own … Read More »

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Courtenay, BC – This is the first video from Vancouver Island hip-hop duo Butter Finger Bombsquad. Produced by Sase One, “Too Many Cooks” focuses on over … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sese becomes Lord Frieza on new Dragon Ball Z inspired video “Vegeta”

Song of the Day: Sese becomes Lord Frieza on new Dragon Ball Z inspired video “Vegeta”

St. Catharines, ON – Nightmare Klub/UTVMG heavyweight Sese drops new Dragon Ball Z inspired visuals directed by 0therworld, taking on his final … Read More »

Paul Wall the Slab God brings Canadian Codeine Tour to Halifax Aug. 23

Paul Wall the Slab God brings Canadian Codeine Tour to Halifax Aug. 23

Halifax, NS – Looks like “The People’s Champ” Paul Wall will be in Halifax next weekend at the Reflections Cabaret (5187 Salter … Read More »

Brampton’s Kenny Coldcuts releases the Praying for a Hunna Bands mixtape

Brampton’s Kenny Coldcuts releases the Praying for a Hunna Bands mixtape

Brampton, ON – More new music coming out of B-Town’s ATM camp. Up-and-comer Kenny Coldcuts just released his Praying for a Hunna … Read More »

Scarborough’s Nynex19 releases impressive debut with Do You Love Me?

Scarborough’s Nynex19 releases impressive debut with Do You Love Me?

Toronto, ON – Discovering a new artist is like Christmas for music enthusiasts. Discovering 3 incredible new artists in a span of … Read More »

Stop This: Skrilla Ghad of ROS Worldwide releases hard-hitting new single

Stop This: Skrilla Ghad of ROS Worldwide releases hard-hitting new single

Toronto, ON – Ok so the last time I heard new music from Skrilla Ghad I locked in a dope new addition … Read More »

Drake “plagued and pained” by OVO Fest after-party violence

Drake “plagued and pained” by OVO Fest after-party violence

Toronto, ON – Drake initially remained quite about the shooting that occurred Aug. 4 shortly after the OVO Fest after-party, but earlier … Read More »

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Vancouver, BC – That’s Entertaining Productions, Hip-Hop (HHK) Karaoke Vancouver & Fortune Sound are presenting a very special August edition of HHK … Read More »

Toronto up-and-comer Sola premieres the Long Overdue 2 album

Toronto up-and-comer Sola premieres the Long Overdue 2 album

Toronto, ON – After getting some great feedback from his “The World Is Yours” video, we’re thrilled to bring you brand new … Read More »

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Vancouver, BC – After her performance during Nicki’s Minaj’s Pink Print Tour stop in Vancouver on August 16th at Roger’s Area, LA … Read More »

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