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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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A Way of Life: Halifax rapper Awol releases new 16-track mixtape, The Prequel

A Way of Life: Halifax rapper Awol releases new 16-track mixtape, The Prequel

Halifax, NS – Squaretown rapper Awol recently released a 16-track project called The Prequel Mixtape. It features guest appearances by Sese, Raspy, … Read More »

Sneaker Adiccion Episodes 3 & 4 with In Kix We Trust & Halifax MC, Awol

Sneaker Adiccion Episodes 3 & 4 with In Kix We Trust & Halifax MC, Awol

Toronto, ON – We’re back with 2 new episodes of your favourite new shoe culture web series, Sneaker Adiccion. Episode 4 just … Read More »

Hyperbolic: Sese kicks The Buu Saga campaign with release of new single

Hyperbolic: Sese kicks The Buu Saga campaign with release of new single

St. Catharines, ON – New music from your boy Scorsese. With two Saga Series releases already under his belt, Sese has kicked … Read More »

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Toronto, ON – As the internet weighed in on Drake’s diss to Joe Budden, by way of his verse on French Montana’s … Read More »

So no Drake at Bluesfest. But we do have new music from Drizzy: No Shopping

So no Drake at Bluesfest. But we do have new music from Drizzy: No Shopping

Toronto, ON – So Drake didn’t end up joining Future for his RBC Bluesfest gig this weekend, despite the rumours that ran … Read More »

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Brampton-born Alessia Cara made her Ottawa debut on the City stage Wednesday for Day 5 of Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest.
She … Read More »

Watch the new “Make It” video from Rexdale’s Pyrex (cameos by Jelleestone, Andreena)

Watch the new “Make It” video from Rexdale’s Pyrex (cameos by Jelleestone, Andreena)

Toronto, ON – Up-and-comer Pyrex puts on for Rexdale with new Brian Gregory-directed visuals. “Make It” gives viewers a tour of the … Read More »

Cornwall up-and-comer Bourgetox releases Jay White-produced “Thought I Needed Love”

Cornwall up-and-comer Bourgetox releases Jay White-produced “Thought I Needed Love”

Cornwall, ON – Eastern Ontario rapper Bourgetox drops off a new single backed by some stellar Jay White production. “Thought I Needed … Read More »

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa, ON – When most audiences consider Canadian R&B, artists such as Drake and Tory Lanez are often associated as the rare genre … Read More »

Tonight: Canadian pop star Alessia Cara plays the City Stage at RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa

Tonight: Canadian pop star Alessia Cara plays the City Stage at RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa

Ottawa, ON – The National Capital Region is buzzing today as RBC Bluesfest 2016 resumes after a short break with Canadian pop … Read More »

Pound of Flesh: Ottawa’s Neeco PosterBoy aka Rico Pyrexx releases new 17-track mixtape

Pound of Flesh: Ottawa’s Neeco PosterBoy aka Rico Pyrexx releases new 17-track mixtape

Ottawa, ON – Neeco PosterBoy aka Rico Pyrexx returns with a new 17-track project called, Pound of Flesh, dedicated to a fellow … Read More »

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Fans surrounded Bluesfest’s City Stage in droves on Sunday to watch Ottawa’s most successful MC to date do his … Read More »

Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Ottawa, ON– Reigning from Ottawa, Ontario, Jeff Sanon is an artist that is about to change your perspective on what Canadian R&B … Read More »

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Ottawa, ON – It started out as sour news, but some will argue that it’s grown into an even better situation for … Read More »

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Mississauga, ON – After building an initial buzz with an OVO Sound Radio feature last Saturday, PartyNextDoor has officially dropped his new … Read More »

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto, ON – Prompted by the recent killings of Alton Sterling, 37, and Philando Castile, 32, Toronto rap group Connected by Blood … Read More »

Devon Tracy proclaims his crew loyalty with Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers”

Devon Tracy proclaims his crew loyalty with Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers”

Mississauga, ON – Devon Tracy keeps the new music coming. His latest offering is the heartfelt Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers,” declaring his … Read More »

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

New York, NY – Jay Z has never been the type to bite his tongue, and the recent high profile killings of … Read More »

Song of the Day: Skrilla Ghad previews Ghadzilla mixtape with “Who Dat Boy” single

Song of the Day: Skrilla Ghad previews Ghadzilla mixtape with “Who Dat Boy” single

Toronto, ON – “Bill Up” rapper Skrilla Ghad drops off the first single off his forthcoming mixtape, Ghadzilla. “Who Dat Boy” is … Read More »

Listen to Ep. 2-4 of Toronto’s hottest new podcast, The Faculty with Chef Merch, Matt Mogul & more

Listen to Ep. 2-4 of Toronto’s hottest new podcast, The Faculty with Chef Merch, Matt Mogul & more

Toronto, ON – Catching up with one of the hottest new podcasts online, The Faculty, “the place where sports, art and culture … Read More »

Pusha T is performing in Calgary at the Marquee Stampede Outdoor Stage on July 16

Pusha T is performing in Calgary at the Marquee Stampede Outdoor Stage on July 16

Calgary, AB – Live Nation, Two Towers, Marquee Beer Market & Stage, and True Rhythm have teamed up to bring the G.O.O.D Music president and G.O.A.T. Pusha T to Calgary…

You need to listen to “Tell Me” by Lou Phelps

You need to listen to “Tell Me” by Lou Phelps

Montreal, QC – Montreal artist Lou Phelps (who just so happens to be Kaytranada’s brother) recently released his latest single titled “Tell … Read More »

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday July 6, 37-year old Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was shot and killed by two white … Read More »

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

RBC Bluesfest 2016 kicked off in style yesterday inside Ottawa’s Lebreton Flats with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q … Read More »

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity emcee, Tyler Skyy graces us with the latest visuals for his upbeat new single “Peace Signs” featuring fellow Vancouver … Read More »

Wax Monk draws inspiration from J Dilla on new track “Memories Impress Me”

Wax Monk draws inspiration from J Dilla on new track “Memories Impress Me”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver based emcee, Wax Monk releases “Memories Impress Me” which is a nice introduction to get you accustomed to … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet returns with “Link Up” the second instalment of his summer series featuring Andre Milla

Kenny Gourmet returns with “Link Up” the second instalment of his summer series featuring Andre Milla

Vancouver, BC – It’s been about a month since we last heard from Kenny Gourmet when he released the first of three … Read More »

Today: Bluesfest is here! ScHoolboy Q & The Flava Factory kick things off for hip-hop

Today: Bluesfest is here! ScHoolboy Q & The Flava Factory kick things off for hip-hop

Ottawa, ON – After another successful festival in 2015, one that brought more than 300,000 fans through their gates, RBC Bluesfest has … Read More »

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

Surrey, BC – For a festival that’s only passed it’s 2nd year in full completion, FVDED In The Park set anticipations high … Read More »

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

Toronto, ON – Vinyl is melting and it’s not the summer heat! DMC Canada is preparing to host their 2016 Canadian DMC … Read More »

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