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US-Canadian MC-producer Rappin Rick James returns with new projects as A-Rod Ricky Roy

US-Canadian MC-producer Rappin Rick James returns with new projects as A-Rod Ricky Roy

Compton, CA – American-Canadian Roderic James McCord, formerly known professionally as Rappin Rick James, has returned under the new name of A-Rod … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sauga City’s J.O. Mairs previews new EP with “WAYS” single

Song of the Day: Sauga City’s J.O. Mairs previews new EP with “WAYS” single

Mississauga, ON – Sauga City’s Kemi returns under a new moniker to release the first single off his forthcoming EP, Trouble Sleeping. … Read More »

Winnipeg’s Len Bowen releases new Goin Away Party EP featuring Rich Kidd, JRDN & Biggs

Winnipeg’s Len Bowen releases new Goin Away Party EP featuring Rich Kidd, JRDN & Biggs

Winnipeg, MB – Presented by Move Right Music, veteran Winnipeg recording artist Len Bowen (formerly of The Shadez) has officially released his … Read More »

Song of the Day: You need to listen to DJ Spinking’s “Radar” featuring Tory Lanez

Song of the Day: You need to listen to DJ Spinking’s “Radar” featuring Tory Lanez

Toronto, ON – It’s not even #FargoFriday yet and Tory Lanez is already back at it with a new drop in collaboration … Read More »

Fiji & Ca$tro Guapo of CMDWN talk about their project Atlanada & the Toronto scene

Fiji & Ca$tro Guapo of CMDWN talk about their project Atlanada & the Toronto scene

Toronto, ON – There’s no denying that Canada’s hip-hop scene is an enigma that has left many in the community attempting to … Read More »

Majid Jordan to host Vancity after-party October 30th with support from Freeman Young

Majid Jordan to host Vancity after-party October 30th with support from Freeman Young

Vancouver, BC – OVO’s Majid Jordan are playing their headlining show in Vancouver on October 30th, and our colleagues at Alexander Gastown i … Read More »

Catch Azizi Gibson in Vancouver for Halloween at the Biltmore Cabaret

Catch Azizi Gibson in Vancouver for Halloween at the Biltmore Cabaret

Vancouver, BC – Next up on the long list of talented acts coming to Vancouver this fall. MRG Concerts and the Biltmore … Read More »

The Weeknd performs “Starboy” & “False Alarm” on Saturday Night Live

The Weeknd performs “Starboy” & “False Alarm” on Saturday Night Live

New York, NY – Along with the anticipated Trump impressions by Alec Baldwin, this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live featured The … Read More »

Toronto’s Tona of Naturally Born Strangers releases new solo album, The Ivy League

Toronto’s Tona of Naturally Born Strangers releases new solo album, The Ivy League

Toronto, ON – One of the best parts of the weekend. Tona, from the JUNO Award-winning group Naturally Born Strangers, follows up … Read More »

Ajax singer-songwriter Joël Lobban gives you his POV with new EP

Ajax singer-songwriter Joël Lobban gives you his POV with new EP

Ajax, ON – Ajax singer-songwriter Joël Lobban releases an impressive debut effort in POV, an EP featuring production by Alo, Kaz and … Read More »

Song of the Day: Kyle Wildfern warns a love interest not to give him “Another Chance”

Song of the Day: Kyle Wildfern warns a love interest not to give him “Another Chance”

Brampton, ON – One of the hottest budding acts in the Greater Toronto Area is Brampton producer-MC Kyle Wildfern of the waycool … Read More »

Listen to “Lucid Dreams” by Brampton up-and-comer Josh Dillon

Listen to “Lucid Dreams” by Brampton up-and-comer Josh Dillon

Brampton, ON – New music from Brampton up-and-comer Josh Dillon. This is the Jordan Cassius-produced “Lucid Dreams.”

The Weeknd, LL Cool J, Adam Levine, Calvin Harris & more are now partial owners of the UFC

The Weeknd, LL Cool J, Adam Levine, Calvin Harris & more are now partial owners of the UFC

Las Vegas, NV – It has been revealed that Toronto superstar The Weeknd is one of close to two dozen celebrities who … Read More »

Abbotsford rapper Felonius Chino announces new EP & single

Abbotsford rapper Felonius Chino announces new EP & single

Abbotsford, BC – Last night, up-and-comer Felonius Chino announced his forthcoming EP release which is yet to be titled or dated. The … Read More »

Bring Ya Eh Game interviews Toronto photography pros Justin Main & Lee Solo

Bring Ya Eh Game interviews Toronto photography pros Justin Main & Lee Solo

Toronto, ON – Back with another dope episode of Bring Ya Eh Game Radio with host Ya Favourite Lightskin (aka Dynamic). This … Read More »

Fortunato launches the Four Flags Tour in Saint John, New Brunswick on Oct. 7

Fortunato launches the Four Flags Tour in Saint John, New Brunswick on Oct. 7

Saint John, NB – Celebrating a birthday yesterday, our boy Fortunato drops off the poster for his latest event series, kicking off … Read More »

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna, BC – West coast rapper Doug Crawford has announced plans for a Canadian tour this fall. He’ll embark on a string … Read More »

Song of the Day: Toronto’s ScrapGang release “Court Side” video in advance of new mixtape

Song of the Day: Toronto’s ScrapGang release “Court Side” video in advance of new mixtape

Toronto, ON – Today’s Song of the Day comes with a brand new visual release from one of the hottest groups coming … Read More »

Danny Brown dropped Atrocity Exhibition and we’re celebrating by giving away 2 tickets to his Vancouver show

Danny Brown dropped Atrocity Exhibition and we’re celebrating by giving away 2 tickets to his Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – Just days ago Danny Brown released his ferocious and highly anticipated new album Atrocity Exhibition in the midst of … Read More »

Supergroup La Coka Nostra kicks off 13-date Canadian Tour in support of new album on Oct. 1

Supergroup La Coka Nostra kicks off 13-date Canadian Tour in support of new album on Oct. 1

Nanaimo, BC – Our friends over at Good Friday Entertainment just dropped off this newly released poster for the upcoming La Coka … Read More »

You need to listen to Cadence Weapon’s Train Wreck Mix for Red Bull Music Academy

You need to listen to Cadence Weapon’s Train Wreck Mix for Red Bull Music Academy

Toronto, ON – Canadian rapper, writer, Polaris Prize nominee and former Poet Laureate of Edmonton Cadence Weapon (aka: Roland Pemberton) recently teamed … Read More »

Machine Gun Kelly brings The Alpha Omega Tour to Edmonton on Dec. 10

Machine Gun Kelly brings The Alpha Omega Tour to Edmonton on Dec. 10

Edmonton, AB – Machine Gun Kelly is about to add another epic tour to his resume. The Canadian leg of the Alpha … Read More »

Listen to “Never Know” by The Search featuring Tona Tencreddi of Naturally Born Strangers

Listen to “Never Know” by The Search featuring Tona Tencreddi of Naturally Born Strangers

Toronto, ON – Tona Tencreddi connects with Quake and Kayo of The Search for a dope Yogidaproducer-produced banger called “Never Know. Just … Read More »

Tonight: Nitty Scott, DillanPonders, Erik Flowchild & more are ‘Live At The BBQ’ at Black Canvas

Tonight: Nitty Scott, DillanPonders, Erik Flowchild & more are ‘Live At The BBQ’ at Black Canvas

Toronto, ON – If you’re in the GTA tonight, the place to be is Black Canvas Gallery where Nitty Scott, MC headlines … Read More »

Fargo Fridays returns! Tory Lanez enlists Rick Ross for Rick James-inspired “Super Freaky”

Fargo Fridays returns! Tory Lanez enlists Rick Ross for Rick James-inspired “Super Freaky”

Toronto, ON – The album is out but Fargo Fridays lives on. Featuring a guest appearance by Rick Ross, the newly released … Read More »

Episode 010: Stirling & Jonathon of The Faculty / Co. talk Kapernick, the New Toronto & more

Episode 010: Stirling & Jonathon of The Faculty / Co. talk Kapernick, the New Toronto & more

Toronto, ON – Hosts Shane Stirling and Jonathon “Bizz” Brown round out Season 001 of The Faculty / Co. podcast with sports … Read More »

Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

Dartmouth, NS – Darkside recording artist and producer FoFF teams up with Octave for a new record called “Ain’t No Way.” True … Read More »

Song of the Day: SonReal’s POPS-produced banger “SoHo” off The Name EP

Song of the Day: SonReal’s POPS-produced banger “SoHo” off The Name EP

Waterloo, ON – Back in August, SonReal released the critically acclaimed EP, The Name, and the project’s lead single, “Can I Get … Read More »

Kaytranada wins the 2016 Polaris Music Prize; releases 0.001% mixtape

Kaytranada wins the 2016 Polaris Music Prize; releases 0.001% mixtape

Montreal, QC – This week marks a major milestone for Montreal super-producer Kaytranada as he won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize for … Read More »

Frankie Payne previews new Message In A Bottle LP with Big Tweeze & Sproxx-produced single

Frankie Payne previews new Message In A Bottle LP with Big Tweeze & Sproxx-produced single

Toronto, ON – More music from the Freedom Writers camp, and another Toronto veteran. Frankie Payne aka Jugganot is gearing up to … Read More »

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