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Classified signs deal with Universal for next album and label [News]

Classified signs deal with Universal for next album and label [News]

Luke “Classified” Boyd has inked a new deal with Univeral for his 2012 album and his own imprint, Half Life Records. Details … Read More »

2012 Polaris Music Prize to be announced on Monday, Sept. 24 [News]

2012 Polaris Music Prize to be announced on Monday, Sept. 24 [News]

Toronoto, ON – The 2012 Polaris Music Prize will be announced this coming Monday, September 24th. The award is given to the … Read More »

Manifesto hosts Pharoahe Monch autograph signing on Sept. 23 [News]

Manifesto hosts Pharoahe Monch autograph signing on Sept. 23 [News]

Toronto, ON – Don’t miss the live autograph signing with Duck Down recording artist Pharoahe Monch prior to his free headline performance … Read More »

Snak The Ripper and Bishop Brigante join Onyx in Toronto on Sept. 24 [News]

Snak The Ripper and Bishop Brigante join Onyx in Toronto on Sept. 24 [News]

Toronto, ON – For quite some time now, Snak The Ripper and Bishop Brigante have been members of Onyx’s 100 Mad crew. … Read More »

Drake to appear on Kendrick Lamar’s album debut [News]

Drake to appear on Kendrick Lamar’s album debut [News]

Compton, CA – A ton of people were thrilled to see Kendrick Lamar on Take Care, the sophomore album from Drake, but … Read More »

Big Sean brings Canada is Finally Famous Tour to Montreal on Sept. 26 [News/Video]

Big Sean brings Canada is Finally Famous Tour to Montreal on Sept. 26 [News/Video]

Montreal, QC – After tonight’s show in Calgary, Big Sean is 4 dates deep into his Canada Is Finally Famous tour. On … Read More »

20+ Toronto artists come together for The Stage Is Yours on Sept. 28 [News]

20+ Toronto artists come together for The Stage Is Yours on Sept. 28 [News]

Toronto, ON – The city is in for a treat this coming Friday, September 28th. On that date, inside The Opera House … Read More »

A-Game, Devon Tracy, Shi Wisdom and more at Canadian Urban Music Conference [News]

A-Game, Devon Tracy, Shi Wisdom and more at Canadian Urban Music Conference [News]

Toronto, ON – On September 21st and 22nd, the TIFF Bell Lightbox will play host to … Read More »

Charron defeated in 4th week on 106 & Park’s Freestyle Friday [Video]

Charron defeated in 4th week on 106 & Park’s Freestyle Friday [Video]

New York, NY – Big shout-out to Ottawa’s Charron for representing Canada at 106 & Park’s Freestyle Friday. After winning 3 weeks … Read More »

Vancouver Mobilizes Hip-Hop for Peace on Sept. 15-16 (Part 2) [News]

Vancouver Mobilizes Hip-Hop for Peace on Sept. 15-16 (Part 2) [News]

Vancouver, BC – “Hip-Hop For Peace” – We’ve been sharing artist views on how peace can be an element of hip-hop, and … Read More »

Vancouver Mobilizes Hip-Hop for Peace on Sept. 15-16 (Part 1) [News]

Vancouver Mobilizes Hip-Hop for Peace on Sept. 15-16 (Part 1) [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally posted September 11, 2012 – “Hip-Hop For Peace” – There are those who believe that hip-hop, as a … Read More »

Manifesto 2012 line-up announced; Pharoahe Monch to headline [News]

Manifesto 2012 line-up announced; Pharoahe Monch to headline [News]

Toronto, ON – On Friday September 21, the much anticipated Sixth Annual Manifesto Festival of Community … Read More »

The Truth Music Group’s new monthly party at Revival in Toronto [News]

The Truth Music Group’s new monthly party at Revival in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Starting Friday, September 14th at the Revival Stone Lounge, music lovers can look forward to a brand new monthly … Read More »

Wavy On The Water Boat Cruise takes over Toronto Harbor on Sat., Sept. 22 [News]

Wavy On The Water Boat Cruise takes over Toronto Harbor on Sat., Sept. 22 [News]

Toronto, ON – Live The Culture presents Wavy On The Water on board the Aurora Borealis September 22nd. The boat cruise features … Read More »

B-Real (Cypress Hill) show to benefit battered women [News]

B-Real (Cypress Hill) show to benefit battered women [News]

Vancouver, BC – Coast2Coast, Regime Entertainment and The Fox are proud to present: B-Real (Cypress Hill), October 2nd … Read More »

Big Sean kicks off Canadian tour tonight in Vancouver [News]

Big Sean kicks off Canadian tour tonight in Vancouver [News]

Vancouver, BC – Big Sean kicks off a new Canadian tour today in Vancouver at the Vogue Theatre. It’ll be the first … Read More »

Classified featured on NHL 13 soundtrack [News]

Classified featured on NHL 13 soundtrack [News]

Enfield, NS – There might not be a full NHL season this year but as far as EA Sports’ NHL game series … Read More »

K’naan opens for Ludacris in Winnipeg on Sept. 14 [News]

K’naan opens for Ludacris in Winnipeg on Sept. 14 [News]

Winnipeg, MB – On September 14th, the University of Manitoba Students’ Union will be closing out Orientation Week 2012 … Read More »

Drake to coach special University of Kentucky alumni game [News]

Drake to coach special University of Kentucky alumni game [News]

Lexington, KY – Drake has announced that he’ll be coaching an alumni basketball game on September 15th … Read More »

The Evil Empire gets it in with the West coast and Prairies [News]

The Evil Empire gets it in with the West coast and Prairies [News]

Vancouver, BC – Yo, West coast and Prairies, your hood is about to get a little Evil. Ephin and SDK present The … Read More »

Drake wins Best Hip-Hop Video at 2012 MTV VMAs [News]

Drake wins Best Hip-Hop Video at 2012 MTV VMAs [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Congrats due to Drake and the OVO team. Drake added another award to his resume earlier by taking … Read More »

DJ Swamp makes special guest appearance at 2012 Canadian DMC DJ Championships [News]

DJ Swamp makes special guest appearance at 2012 Canadian DMC DJ Championships [News]

Hamilton, ON – Legendary Cali based DJ Swamp will be performing a special guest showcase at the 2012 Canadian DMC DJ Championships … Read More »

2012 Canadian DMC DJ Championships in Hamilton tomorrow, Sept. 7 [News]

2012 Canadian DMC DJ Championships in Hamilton tomorrow, Sept. 7 [News]

Hamilton, ON – Tomorrow, September 7th 2012, RANE & Contact Distribution present the 2012 Canadian National DMC DJ Finals … Read More »

Andre Nickatina announces Where’s My Money? Canada dates [News]

Andre Nickatina announces Where’s My Money? Canada dates [News]

Vancouver, BC – The bad boy of Fillmore is keeping the blunts lit and the bus moving on the Where’s My Money? … Read More »

The People’s Champ by Gangis Khan available on iTunes [News]

The People’s Champ by Gangis Khan available on iTunes [News]

Toronto, ON – The champ is here! Scarborough’s Gangis Khan aka Camoflauge is back with a new project called The People’s Champ. … Read More »

Big Sean announces Detroit mixtape and Canadian tour [News]

Big Sean announces Detroit mixtape and Canadian tour [News]

Detroit, MI- It’s going to be a very busy next few months for Big Sean. Last week, he announced he’ll be releasing … Read More »

Montreal’s Swift K.I.D. goes 3X platinum in Australia [News]

Montreal’s Swift K.I.D. goes 3X platinum in Australia [News]

Montreal, QC – Montreal’s own Swift K.I.D. along side Laurent Wery & Dev have hit 3X platinum in Australia with their smash … Read More »

Blake Carrington talks Sneaker Pimps Tour; performs tonight in ATL [News]

Blake Carrington talks Sneaker Pimps Tour; performs tonight in ATL [News]

Los Angeles, CA – After recently publishing a story about Toronto barbershop owner, Vince the Barber, I was eager to check his … Read More »

Music mogul Chris Lighty dies at age 44 [News]

Music mogul Chris Lighty dies at age 44 [News]

Bronx, NY – The music world was hit hard Thursday as the death of industry veteran Chris Lighty surfaced. Lighty was found dead … Read More »

Vancouver’s Ill Tone releases new Hope? EP [News]

Vancouver’s Ill Tone releases new Hope? EP [News]

Vancouver, BC – From Vancouver’s Ill Tone (@ill_tone) comes Hope? EP, a 4-song preview of his upcoming full length, debut album. The … Read More »

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