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Profile: Ottawa’s Lawless Elz gears up for release of new mixtape & EP

Profile: Ottawa’s Lawless Elz gears up for release of new mixtape & EP

Ottawa, ON – He was born in Brooklyn but is currently pursuing his musical career from Ottawa’s bubbling south-side. High Heat Entertainment’s … Read More »

Trevor Mills features Kitsilano Secondary students in new visuals for “More Than a Moment”

Trevor Mills features Kitsilano Secondary students in new visuals for “More Than a Moment”

Trevor Mills has become a key figure in the local community for Mental Health advocacy as well as an established MC.

M-Dot & Grotzoe are “Back to the Stove” in new Rodzilla-directed video

M-Dot & Grotzoe are “Back to the Stove” in new Rodzilla-directed video

Toronto, ON – Toronto’s own M-Dot is back with new visuals for his Gamerboomin and Jmak-produced single, “Back to the Stove.” The … Read More »

Why you gotta fight with me at Cheesecake? Drake releases video for “Childs Play”

Why you gotta fight with me at Cheesecake? Drake releases video for “Childs Play”

Toronto, ON – Despite being bumped to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 by Frank Ocean’s Blonde, Drake’s Views is still doing strong … Read More »

We caught up with M Mac to talk about his new Frank Ocean flip titled “All Night All Life”

We caught up with M Mac to talk about his new Frank Ocean flip titled “All Night All Life”

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week, SmashMouth Music Group super-producer M Mac released a dope flip of Frank Ocean’s “Nights” titled “All … Read More »

OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

Houston, TX – OVO has uploaded the third installment of the annual mood-setting HAW mixtape; a soundtrack to the Houston Appreciation Weekend … Read More »

NYC rapper Joon Jukx gets personal on KillaVicBeats-produced single, “The Same”

NYC rapper Joon Jukx gets personal on KillaVicBeats-produced single, “The Same”

New York, NY – Our boy Joon Jukx dropped off some new heat backed by some slick vintage sounding production by KillaVicBeats. … Read More »

Check out the Kyle Wildfern-produced “Monsoon” by Brampton’s Josh Dillon

Check out the Kyle Wildfern-produced “Monsoon” by Brampton’s Josh Dillon

Brampton, ON – New music from Brampton singer Josh Dillon. “Monsoon” was produced by Kyle Wildfern. The post also contains Dillon’s Gammaside-produced … 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 »

Find Our Way: In advance of his Dialysis project, Know-It drops new collabo with Fraction

Find Our Way: In advance of his Dialysis project, Know-It drops new collabo with Fraction

Cambridge, ON – In advance of a full-length project coming in October, veteran producer Jason “Know-It” Young drops off a dope lyric … Read More »

Ottawa rapper Dillin Hoox releases album debut, Life As I Know It; debuts at No. 16 on iTunes

Ottawa rapper Dillin Hoox releases album debut, Life As I Know It; debuts at No. 16 on iTunes

Ottawa, ON – After a successful pre-order campaign, Dillin Hoox has officially released his album debut, Life As I Know It. The … Read More »

Song of the Day: Check out this new Maestro Fresh Wes video for “I Know Your Mom”

Song of the Day: Check out this new Maestro Fresh Wes video for “I Know Your Mom”

Toronto, ON – On Aug. 27, Canada’s godfather of rap – Maestro Fresh Wes – released a new video for his track … Read More »

We caught up with CloudE to talk about his new video for “Christina”

We caught up with CloudE to talk about his new video for “Christina”

Calgary, AB – Earlier this month, Calgary-based rapper CloudE released a banger video single titled “Christina” (produced by Larkin Beats).
“Christina” is a … Read More »

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down I Told You by Tory Lanez

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down I Told You by Tory Lanez

Toronto, ON – Originally published Aug. 27, 2016 – Aug. 19 marked a major milestone for 2016 Canadian rap because Tory Lanez … Read More »

We broke down Tyler Skyy’s new feel-good debut album Rainy Days + Peace Signs

We broke down Tyler Skyy’s new feel-good debut album Rainy Days + Peace Signs

Vancouver, BC – Among the bad boy and belligerent rappers has emerged one artist to insert a refreshingly optimistic voice for rap culture … 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 »

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)

Mississauga, ON – Originally published Aug. 16, 2016 – On Aug. 12, OVO’s own PartyNextDoor released his second studio album PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 … 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!

Toronto’s Dre Specz releases new “It’s On” video in support of #NoRefund EP

Toronto’s Dre Specz releases new “It’s On” video in support of #NoRefund EP

Toronto, ON – Coming in support of his upcoming EP, #NoRefunds, GSC/Oracle Recordings artist Dre Specz drops off new visuals. “It’s On” … Read More »

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 »

First-year Chicago teacher creates rap video to welcome 4th grade students

First-year Chicago teacher creates rap video to welcome 4th grade students

Chicago, IL – We need more people like this teaching our kids. With back to school right around the corner, a new … 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 »

You need to listen to “DiCaprio” by OSIYM right now

You need to listen to “DiCaprio” by OSIYM right now

Toronto, ON – We’re taking a late pass on this one; but earlier this year Toronto’s OSIYM duo dropped a dope new … Read More »

Listen to Episode 008 of The Faculty Co. podcast featuring MC/actor Bishop Brigante

Listen to Episode 008 of The Faculty Co. podcast featuring MC/actor Bishop Brigante

Toronto, ON – Shane Stirling and Jonathon “Bizz” Brown come together once again as The Faculty Co.. Episode 008 of their podcast … Read More »

Nova Scotia’s Mitchell Bailey teams up with Cam Smith & Gold Bangz for “Who Da Man”

Nova Scotia’s Mitchell Bailey teams up with Cam Smith & Gold Bangz for “Who Da Man”

Cape Breton, NS – Nova Scotia up-and-comer Mitchell Bailey recently teamed up with Gold Bangz and Cam Smith for this track titled … Read More »

New music from Sauga City’s Fame Holiday: “I’m On” & posse cut “Respek”

New music from Sauga City’s Fame Holiday: “I’m On” & posse cut “Respek”

Mississauga, ON – Check out the latest release from Sauga City up-and-comer, Fame Holiday. You can listen to “I’m On” via Fame’s … Read More »

Montreal’s Hellbound Bishop releases new visuals for Auzi-produced “1st of the Month”

Montreal’s Hellbound Bishop releases new visuals for Auzi-produced “1st of the Month”

Montreal, QC – Representing Gutta Pham, Real City rapper HellBound Bishop releases a new trap banger called “1st of the Month.” You … Read More »

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