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Checking in with Rushden Diamonds [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – From ripping stages around the globe to collaborating with some of the most influential emcees to the culture, Lord … Read More »

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Talented producer, UTVMG’s Acres killed in Calgary; suspect charged [News]

Calgary, AB – Canada has lost another talented artist to violence. Producer Jaimend Roberto Orellana-Sincuir, also known as Acres, was shot multiple … Read More »

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Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – For the past couple of years, a Toronto teenager has become a strong voice for speaking out against bullying. … Read More »

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There Is Only Now: Souls of Mischief hit the stage in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 11, the good people over at Blueprint Live brought Souls of Mischief to Comonwealth Bar & Stage … Read More »

Atlantic Canada

Mike Boyd – Bush League [Video]

Mike Boyd – Bush League [Video]


2 Mar

Sese – 10 Bands (Freestyle) ft. Thoby G [Audio]

St. Catharines, ON – The past few months have been as busy as they can be for UTvMG rapper Sese. From releasing the third installment of his acclaimed YFRWN series (as well as other music), landing a spot on Peter Jackson’s Since I Was 16 Canadian Tour, and recently losing friend and producer Acres to violence, you couldn’t hold it against the young artist and father if he had decided to fall back for a bit of a break. I think the average person might have taken that approach. But despite the hardships and energy draining work ethic, Sese has shown no signs of letting up. In fact, he’s just released another new tune to kick off the month of March with support from fellow-UTvMG rapper, Thoby G.

The 2 artists go in over Drake’s “10 Bands,” off Drizzy’s chart topping If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. The original tune was produced by Boi-1da and Sevn Thomas. “With every song charting off of Drake recently released album, it’s only right that the fans get a Nightmare Mix!

If you’re in the Toronto area on March 3, you can catch Sese as part of the Toronto-date for Drezus’s Warpath Tour inside Revival Bar. Click here for more details.

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2 Mar

Maestro Fresh Wes to speak at Family Literacy and Wellness Night [News]

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday Mar. 3, Canada’s hip-hop godfather – Maestro Fresh Wes – shares the importance of literacy as one of the keynote speakers at the Family Literacy and Wellness Night, hosted by York Memorial C.I.

The evening is aimed at engaging families in conversations that promote the importance of literacy. As most of y’all hip-hop heads know, literacy is key. Literacy is one of the most important things there is. The event goes down from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at York Memorial Collegiate Institute (2690 Eglinton Ave West), and will also feature keynote speaker, Canadian children’s author Eric Walters. Additionally, the evening features a range of workshops for students and their parents, but anyone is welcome to attend.

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Related Post: Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

2 Mar

Tracy Lamont – Space. Funk. Flow. [Audio]

Durham, NC – Up-and-comer Tracy Lamont reached out from North Carolina to preview the powerful first single from his album, 92 Til’, which dropped in January. “Space. Funk. Flow.” is a jazz-fueled banger that provides a perfect two-and-a-half minute display of Lamont’s lyrical prowess and his state of mind as an artist.

92 Til’ can be found on SoundCloud. As Lamont describes it, “the album is a culmination of the lessons and experiences that got me to this point in life.” Check out “Space. Funk. Flow.” below.

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2 Mar

Scope G – Other Side [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Scope G drops a single off the NEW REALM project titled “Other Side.” Self-produced, Scopeman delivers a grittier flow over a dark and sub-heavy groove, while speaking on his mission and his plans to take his listeners to the other dimension. Will you take the trip to the other side? Check out the new single below.

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Related Post: Scope G on blurring the lines and stimulating the 5 senses [Interview]

2 Mar

DreamChasers – This Is What It Is [EP]

Gabriola Island, BC – DreamChasers area hip-hop act out of Gabriola Island, British Columbia. Their latest project titled This Is What It Is was put together during the summer/fall of 2014. It’s a blend of experimental hip-hop with half freestyle / half written vocals over heavily sampled west coast Instrumentals. Vancouver Island producers Archevil, Lachaven Beats and Ill Lyrics are responsible for the production of this new 7-track EP. Check it out below.

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2 Mar

King Menny – Ash On My D*ck (Prod. RYANsypher) [Audio]

Toronto, ONKing Menny of Toronto’s GOODMORNING collective teams up with producer RyANsypher for his latest reelease. Check out “Ash On My D*ck” below.

After recently dropping a 3-track EP by the name of III, Menny is currently preparing for the release of his project, Toronto Zoo, mostly being recorded between Toronto and New York City. No word on an exact release date yet but we expect to see that drop later this year. Click here to check out III.

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28 Feb

Drezus brings Warpath Tour to Toronto’s Revival Bar on March 3 [News]

Toronto, ON – Don’t miss Team Rezofficial’s Drezus on the Warpath Tour 2015, this Tuesday, March 3 at Revival Bar (783 College Street). Drezus will be joined by City Natives, Tommy Da, Creeasian and Que Rock. The show will also feature appearances from UTvMG’s Sese and Wabs Whitebird. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickers are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Check out the official flyer below.

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28 Feb

Brandon Chey, Symmetry7, Raz Fresco & Saladin – Arm Leg Leg Arm Head [Video]

Toronto, ON – Born King Mathematics Allah of the Almighty Shing Shing Regime drops off a new video in honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the 5% Nation. He included this message:

One great brother always forgets to be mentioned alongside the Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. this one brother teachings is what made conscious hip-hop what it is today and he never gets his just due. So the Gods of Toronto / Tdot / 6ix came to together to pay respect to THE FATHER ALLAH (also once known as Clarence 13X).

“Arm Leg Leg Arm Head” features Brandon Chey, Symmetry7, Bkr$clb’s Raz Fresco and Saladin, with General Steele (Smif-n-Wessun) on the intro. The track will appear on the forthcoming mixtape release, Knowledge of Self. Check it out after the jump.

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28 Feb

Drega – Impulse (Prod. Hurricane Jamal) [Audio]

Toronto, ONDrega drops off a new tune featuring production (and artwork) by Mississauga’s Hurricane Jamal. The song can be found on Drega’s TRAP SONGS project. Check out “Impulse” below.

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28 Feb

Dizzy – I Am ft. Ace Hood [Audio] #SOTD

Edmonton, ABDizzy stays reppin’ the 780 with a fresh track “I Am” featuring Ace Hood. Completely un-bothered by the haters, Dizzy goes hard in every verse over an uptempo beat that just makes ya feel good. Dizzy knows he’s got this and he’s claiming that crown in the game. Ace Hood (We The Best Music Group) is one of many prominent rappers who’s hopped on-board for a feature with this rising MC. Show Dizzy some love and check the collab below. “I Am” is HipHopCanada’s Song of the Day.

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