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Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – This past weekend, a sold-out crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom got a taste of Miguel‘s WildHeart Tour.

Festival recap: Squamish Valley Music Festival Photo Gallery

Festival recap: Squamish Valley Music Festival Photo Gallery

Squamish, BC – Our crew had an amazing weekend at Squamish Valley Music Festival early August in Squamish, BC. Prachi Kamble wrote … 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 »

Interview: Leon Bridges breaks down his style and talks new fame

Interview: Leon Bridges breaks down his style and talks new fame

Dallas, TX – Fresh on the scene and lighting it up is 26 year-old soul/R&B crooner Leon Bridges. If you don’t know who … Read More »

“R.I.P. Meek” on display as Drake headlines BC’s Squamish Valley Music Fest

“R.I.P. Meek” on display as Drake headlines BC’s Squamish Valley Music Fest

Squamish, BC “I’m the Canadian guy making all the American guys mad” – Drake’s first words as he took the stage in … Read More »

Review: Missy Elliott and Kendrick Lamar close Pemberton Music Festival

Review: Missy Elliott and Kendrick Lamar close Pemberton Music Festival

Pemberton, BC – Two of our most fond Pemberton Music Festival memories come via the incomparable Kendrick Lamar and his performance on … Read More »

Photo recap: Pemberton Music Festival with De La Soul, J.Cole, Run The Jewels, Ludacris and more

Photo recap: Pemberton Music Festival with De La Soul, J.Cole, Run The Jewels, Ludacris and more

Pemberton, BC – Hip-hop was alive and well at this year’s Pemberton Music Festival in beautiful Pemberton, BC. From J. Cole to … Read More »

Review: Madchild comes clean on third solo studio album, Silver Tongue Devil

Review: Madchild comes clean on third solo studio album, Silver Tongue Devil

Los Angeles, CA – Bouncing off of the release of his Switched On EP last fall Madchild returns with a full-length album … Read More »

Madchild releases third solo studio album, Silver Tongue Devil

Madchild releases third solo studio album, Silver Tongue Devil

Vancouver, BC – After a great campaign leading up to its release, Madchild has officially dropped his latest project, Silver Tongue Devil. … Read More »

iLoveMakonnen brings Loudest of the Loud Tour to Vancouver July 27

iLoveMakonnen brings Loudest of the Loud Tour to Vancouver July 27

Vancouver, BC –  Originally published June 25, 2015 – Timbre Concerts, Cherchez and Substance Group are presenting OVO Sound signee ILOVEMAKONNEN‘s Vancouver stop … Read More »

Terell Safadi provides summertime vibes with his EP When I Get To L.A

Terell Safadi provides summertime vibes with his EP When I Get To L.A

Los Angeles, CA – Originally published July 15, 2015 – After spending time in the City of Angels, Vancouver artist Terell Safadi showcases … Read More »

Pemberton Music Festival releases artist’s scheduled set times

Pemberton Music Festival releases artist’s scheduled set times

Pemberton, BC – Kendrick and Missy and J. Cole – yes please! HUKA Entertainment just released the scheduled set times for artists … Read More »

New music: Vancouver’s HeatWave enlists Creed Taylor for the “Rockers Remix”

New music: Vancouver’s HeatWave enlists Creed Taylor for the “Rockers Remix”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity rising star HeatWave teams up with Creed Taylor for his new “Rockers Remix.” Check it out below and … Read More »

Go behind the scenes of Moka Only’s Magickal Weirdness album photoshoot

Go behind the scenes of Moka Only’s Magickal Weirdness album photoshoot

Vancouver, BC – Moka Only brings you behind the scenes of his recent Magikal Weirdness album photoshoot sponsored by Vans. Magickal Weirdness … Read More »

Black Milk and The Nat Turner Band tear up the stage at Fortune Sound Club

Black Milk and The Nat Turner Band tear up the stage at Fortune Sound Club

Vancouver, BC – There is nothing greater than a seasoned and genuinely talented emcee backed by a righteously on-point band. Every time … Read More »

Madchild – Devils & Angels [Video]

Madchild – Devils & Angels [Video]

Los Angeles, CA – On the cusp of releasing his much anticipated album Silver Tongue Devil Madchild drops an inside look at … Read More »

Win a triple pack of tix: Erykah Badu, Questlove & East Van Summer Jam in Vancity [Contest]

Win a triple pack of tix: Erykah Badu, Questlove & East Van Summer Jam in Vancity [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – A few a Vancouver’s best organizations have come together to offer up a pair of tickets to three fire … Read More »

Merkules – Scars [Review]

Merkules – Scars [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Merkules is back with another full length studio album. Scars is the latest release and it feature some inventive … Read More »

Madchild – Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles : Part 3 [Video]

Madchild – Silver Tongue Devil Chronicles : Part 3 [Video]

Vancouver, BC – On the heels of his upcoming album release Silver Tongue Devil Madchild sets out to drop a brand new weekly video … Read More »

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 2: Plastic Reality [Video]

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers From Mars Vlog 2: Plastic Reality [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The second instalment of the Teenagers From Mars vlog series just dropped starring Adlib and Rob The Viking, and … Read More »

Juicy J’s The Hustle Continues Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Juicy J’s The Hustle Continues Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Juicy J has been on the periphery of hip-hop since the early 90s. Only recently has he gained attention in … Read More »

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers from Mars Vlog 1: The Beginning – We Are [Video]

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers from Mars Vlog 1: The Beginning – We Are [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Philadelphia based underground hip-hop artist and Battle Axe Warrior Adlib has teamed up with legendary producer Rob The Viking … Read More »

Def3 – Wildlif3 [Video]

Def3 – Wildlif3 [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Def3 connects with nature – and Sasquatch – in his recent video and fourth single from Wildlif3 directed by … Read More »

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – In the nearly 15 years that Vancouver based rap artist Kyprios has been on the hip-hop scene, he’s left … Read More »

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Vancouver, BC – “There are a lot of great DJs throwing dope parties . . .but some don’t always get the support … Read More »

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Merkules hit the ground running with his recently dropped album Scars. Directly after, he began his tour with JD Era … Read More »

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Brand new visuals from supergroup Tha Feel, consisting of NYC actor/MC Rick Gonzalez (Coach Carter, Reaper), Vancouver’s Tre Nyce … Read More »

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Travi$ Scott is undoubtable one of the hottest young artists in the rap game right now. From coming up under … Read More »

JC Subliminal – The Truth [Video]

JC Subliminal – The Truth [Video]

Vancouver, BC – JC Subliminal is back harder than ever and he’s making his mark by spreading “The Truth”. His latest video … Read More »

Goapele gives Vancouver the night of their lives [Review]

Goapele gives Vancouver the night of their lives [Review]

Vancouver, BC – American R&B singer Goapele released her fifth album, Strong As Glass last year and has been on tour ever … Read More »

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