Toronto, ON – After breaking records back in February with the digital release of If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, hard copies will be finally hitting stores on April 21. Along with the original 17 Billboard-charting tracks, IYRTITL will also feature two bonus tracks. The songs include “How ‘Bout Now,” released last year, and the newly leaked “My Side,” which you can check out below. Drake has also announced the Jungle Tour with Freebandz rapper Future, kicking off this May.
Toronto, ON – Fans in 6 North American cities will be thrilled to find out they’ll have a chance to see Drake live in concert this summer on his newly announced Jungle Tour. The tour, kicking off in Houston, Texas on May 24 at the Toyota Center, brings Drizzy and Freebandz rapper Future to Detroit on May 27, Chicago on May 29, Montreal on May 31, Toronto on June 2 and New York City on June 5. It’s unclear if any other dates will be added. Tickets can be found on TicketMaster.com. Click the jump for more details.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Outspoken Corboy drops off his latest single, “Represent My Team,” with support from Don Mulatto. You can check out the Maneo-produced song below.
Edmonton, AB – Last week we dropped the news that Yo Gotti is headed for his first Canadian tour starting May 5 in Victoria. We teamed up with the homies at Nightshift Entertainment to give away one pair of tickets for each stop of The Art of Hustle Class In Session tour. Check the details for your chance to win after the jump.
Toronto, ON – Enter the creative genius of Toronto’s own Spek Won. The talented artist releases his full-length project, Sofa King Amazing, with a slick line-up of producers and guest appearances. LordQuest of Chef’s Plate, Marty McFligh, Silent Jay, Clairmont the Second, Cola of WiFETAKER, Lewis M., and Go Dreamer of The Flush round out the supporting producers while Shi Wisdom, Leisha Cameron, Dey, Boko Maru, Art of Fresh’s Slakah The Beatchild, Nevon, bizZarh, Cola, Ian Kamau and Quentin Vercetty hold down the project’s features. Check it out via Bandcamp below.
Brooklyn, NY – Don’t miss “Step Into The Booth,” the bonus cut off the Live From The Streets project by veteran producer Mr. Green. The song features Toronto’s own Raz Fresco and Andrea M. Pacheco. Live From The Streets is available now and coming through Live From The Streets Productions/Duck Down Music, Inc. Check out “Step Into The Booth” below.
Brooklyn, NY – On his new compilation Live From The Streets, veteran hip-hop producer Mr. Green pays homage to the thriving Toronto scene with a dope posse cut simply dubbed “Toronto.” The song features JUNO Award-nominee Tre Mission, JUNO Award-winner and Naturally Born Stranger, Rich Kidd, DeVah Quartet and Khari Wendell Mcclelland. Check out “Toronto” below. Live From The Streets is available on iTunes and other outlets.
Toronto, ON – Daring to take risks with his subject matter, but not too high and mighty to take himself that seriously, Crossword brings an infectious spice to any recording that will have you pressing rewind. That being said, make sure you check out the newly released XW project below. The album, produced entirely by Justunlimited, was mixed by Toronto vet Fresh Kils and mastered by Mike Bozzi in Los Angeles.
Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg OG Charlie Fettah recently linked up Bubblz and Saskatchewan producer Rayne Drop to release this fresh new track titled “Moody Manitoba.”
Rayne sampled a song called “Moody Manitoba” by Bells for this track’s beat. Admittedly, as soon as he heard the sample he knew he had to get a collaboration happening. “I found the sample and instantly thought: Fettah needs this beat,” said Rayne.