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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

Archive Tagged ‘Jay Z’

“We’re working on an album.” Kanye’s Vogue interview fuels anticipation for Drake collabo

“We’re working on an album.” Kanye’s Vogue interview fuels anticipation for Drake collabo

Toronto, ON – Kanye West recently alluded to the long-awaited collaborative project with Drake during an appearance at OVO Fest, and now … Read More »

OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

Houston, TX – OVO has uploaded the third installment of the annual mood-setting HAW mixtape; a soundtrack to the Houston Appreciation Weekend … Read More »

MuchMusic Top 30: Tory Lanez’s “LUV,” Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” & more

MuchMusic Top 30: Tory Lanez’s “LUV,” Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” & more

Toronto, ON – There isn’t much hip-hop/urban music featured on the MuchMusic Top 30 chart for the week beginning Friday, August 5, … Read More »

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto, ON – Prompted by the recent killings of Alton Sterling, 37, and Philando Castile, 32, Toronto rap group Connected by Blood … Read More »

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

New York, NY – Jay Z has never been the type to bite his tongue, and the recent high profile killings of … Read More »

Major Key: DJ Khaled promotes new album with hot summer anthem For Free featuring Drake

Major Key: DJ Khaled promotes new album with hot summer anthem For Free featuring Drake

Miami, FL – With his forthcoming album announced, producer, record exec and Snapchat king, DJ Khaled, has officially dropped the project’s first … Read More »

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Halifax, NS – At the end of last month, one of our favourite East Coast artists, Quake Matthews released a video for … Read More »

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Toronto, ON – With Views From The 6 dropping just around the corner, you wouldn’t be totally crazy if you expected to … Read More »

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Listening to Episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio earlier tonight, it’s clear … Read More »

Drake introduces “Summer Sixteen” on OVO Sound Radio Ep. 14; available on iTunes

Drake introduces “Summer Sixteen” on OVO Sound Radio Ep. 14; available on iTunes

Toronto, ON – It seems the feud with Meek Mill has turned on a more aggressive side of Drake that’s showing no … Read More »

Summer Sixteen: How do you feel about Drake’s new song? Views From The 6 drops April 2016

Summer Sixteen: How do you feel about Drake’s new song? Views From The 6 drops April 2016

Toronto, ON – Tonight’s episode of OVO Sound Radio gave us an estimate on when to expect Drake’s highly anticipated Views From … Read More »

Excitement builds as NBA All-Star Weekend 2016 approaches Toronto

Excitement builds as NBA All-Star Weekend 2016 approaches Toronto

Toronto, AB – There comes a time every now and then when an event is so legendary, that even the mildest fan … Read More »

XO artist and songwriter Belly signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

XO artist and songwriter Belly signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Toronto, ON – Ottawa native and XO affiliate Belly has officially signed with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s Roc Nation, as confirmed in … Read More »

Exclusive: Casey Veggies talks Live & Grow, Jay Z, touring & more

Exclusive: Casey Veggies talks Live & Grow, Jay Z, touring & more

Vancouver, BC – We caught up with Casey Veggies, fresh off the drop of his first studio album (but 9th project!) Live … Read More »

Meek Mill vs. Drake: Ghostwriting & The Missing DWMTM Tweet

Meek Mill vs. Drake: Ghostwriting & The Missing DWMTM Tweet

Op-ed commenting on the Meek-Mill Drake situation … Read More »

Wasiu – I Got It (Prod. Dear Lola) [Audio] #SOTD

Wasiu – I Got It (Prod. Dear Lola) [Audio] #SOTD

Update: After a strong response to Wasiu’s “I Got It” on June 6, we’ve selected the track as our Song of the … Read More »

DJ Mustard talks Meek Mill, YG albums, music streaming & more with Steve Lobel [Video]

DJ Mustard talks Meek Mill, YG albums, music streaming & more with Steve Lobel [Video]

Los Angeles, CA – DJ Mustard connects with industry veteran Steve Lobel to discuss upcoming projects with Meek Mills, YG, Jeezy and … Read More »

K-Rec – The Hit Pop Remixes [EP]

K-Rec – The Hit Pop Remixes [EP]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published December 8, 2014 – We’re loving the new EP put together by Vancouver’s DJ K-Rec. The Hit … Read More »

Sinister – Breathe Easy (Freestyle) [Audio]

Sinister – Breathe Easy (Freestyle) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Sinister recently dropped a new freestyle over Jay-Z’s “Lyrical Exercise” instrumental titled “Breathe Easy.”
This is the sixth single … Read More »

Brandon Taylor – Lift Off (Remix) [Audio]

Brandon Taylor – Lift Off (Remix) [Audio]

Calgary, AB – Calgary’s own Brandon Taylor just hit us with a remix he did to “Lift Off” by Jay-Z, Kanye West, … Read More »

Who is Canada’s hottest rapper?

Who is Canada’s hottest rapper?

Who’s the hottest rapper in Canada? We’re always looking to cover new artists so let us know who you think deserves it … Read More »

Peter Jackson – I’ll Be Good (Freestyle) [Video]

Peter Jackson – I’ll Be Good (Freestyle) [Video]

Toronto, ON – Make sure you check out the “I’ll Be Good” freestyle from 9-0 Nickel’s Peter Jackson. The track features PJ … Read More »

On the Run with Jay and Bey in Winnipeg [Review]

On the Run with Jay and Bey in Winnipeg [Review]

Winnipeg, MB – I’ll be honest: when the rumors started circulating that Jay Z and Beyoncé were set to tour together this … Read More »

Emilio Rojas – Dead Presidents ft. DUBB [Video]

Emilio Rojas – Dead Presidents ft. DUBB [Video]

New York, NY – Going coast-to-coast, NYC rapper Emilio Rojas and LA’s DUBB team up for a new joint called “Dead Presidents.” … Read More »

On The Run: Standing ovations for Beyonce & Jay Z in Toronto [Review]

On The Run: Standing ovations for Beyonce & Jay Z in Toronto [Review]

Toronto, ON – When you think of absolute perfect concerts, what comes to mind? Perhaps a Bad Boy reunion? Or maybe even … Read More »

Jay Elec brings out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller & more at BK Hip Hop Festival [Review]

Jay Elec brings out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller & more at BK Hip Hop Festival [Review]

The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival was sponsored by HipHopCanada. Our very own Maxwell Benson was on hand to capture the … Read More »

New York Buzz: Bobby Shmurda, GS9 and the Shmoney Dance [Article]

New York Buzz: Bobby Shmurda, GS9 and the Shmoney Dance [Article]

New York, NY – On Wednesday, Drake hosted the 2014 ESPY Awards in LA and started it with a monologue that has … Read More »

Drake wins Best Male Hip-Hop Artist at 2014 BET Awards; Full winners list [News]

Drake wins Best Male Hip-Hop Artist at 2014 BET Awards; Full winners list [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Results are coming in from the 2014 BET Awards (hosted by Chris Rock) taking place at the Nokia … Read More »

2014 BET Awards tonight in LA: Full nomination list; Drake tied with 5 nods [News]

2014 BET Awards tonight in LA: Full nomination list; Drake tied with 5 nods [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Heading into tonight’s presentation of the 2014 BET Awards, Drake is tied with the Jay Z and Beyoncé … Read More »

DJ Premier: “I’ve still got that hip-hop in me.” [Interview] #Throwback

DJ Premier: “I’ve still got that hip-hop in me.” [Interview] #Throwback

UPDATE: As December will mark our 15th Anniversary online, we’re going to be pulling from the archives to revisit some of our … Read More »

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