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Jam Master Jay receives Tribute Turntable Routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives Tribute Turntable Routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

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Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto up-and-comer Top 5 recently made his National Capital Region debut with an all ages show inside Ottawa’s The Bourbon Room.

Jazz Cartier previews Fleurever with T-Minus & Lantz-produced single, “Tempted”

Jazz Cartier previews Fleurever with T-Minus & Lantz-produced single, “Tempted”

Toronto, ON – Looks like T-Minus is making beats again. Him and Michael Lantz team up a HOT new record by Jazz … Read More »

DJ Akademiks: Tory Lanez disses Drake again on his new mixtape The New Toronto 2

DJ Akademiks: Tory Lanez disses Drake again on his new mixtape The New Toronto 2

Toronto, ON – The always entertaining DJ Akademik briefly looks at The New Toronto 2 mixtape from Tory Lanez and highlights what … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

Take me down to Paradise City: OVO Sound’s Mike Zombie releases catchy new single

Take me down to Paradise City: OVO Sound’s Mike Zombie releases catchy new single

Willingboro, NJ – OVO Sound’s Mike Zombie, known primarily for his impressive production portfolio, puts on his rapper hat for the catchy … Read More »

Go, Go, Go: OVO’s Roy Woods takes it back to Exis with new video

Go, Go, Go: OVO’s Roy Woods takes it back to Exis with new video

Brampton, ON – While some Roy Woods fans have undoubtedly been waiting on more visual support for his studio debut, Waking at … Read More »

Keep God First: Murda Beatz drops new tape with PND, Jimmy Prime, Jay Whiss, Pressa & more

Keep God First: Murda Beatz drops new tape with PND, Jimmy Prime, Jay Whiss, Pressa & more

Toronto, ON – Co-hosting the latest episode of OVO Sound Radio Saturday evening, Murda Beatz surprised fans with a hot new mixtape … Read More »

Toronto rising star Top 5 to make Ottawa debut on Dec. 23 inside The Bourbon Room

Toronto rising star Top 5 to make Ottawa debut on Dec. 23 inside The Bourbon Room

Ottawa, ON – “Whole city goin’ crazy, Top 5 no debating / Top 5, top 5, top 5…” the famous Drake line … Read More »

Tonight: Drake joins Dave Chappelle, Steph Curry & more on David Blaine’s Beyond Magic

Tonight: Drake joins Dave Chappelle, Steph Curry & more on David Blaine’s Beyond Magic

Brooklyn, NY – Drake and David Blaine come head-to-head tonight on the illusionist’s new TV special, Beyond Magic. As the preview clip … Read More »

Less is still more: Majid Jordan brought a perfectly refined audio and visual experience to Vancouver

Less is still more: Majid Jordan brought a perfectly refined audio and visual experience to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After their successful show at the Alexander Gastown last December, the return of OVO’s Majid Jordan was held high … Read More »

OVO Sound’s Roy Wood$ enlists Ty Dolla $ign & 24hrs for “Only You”

OVO Sound’s Roy Wood$ enlists Ty Dolla $ign & 24hrs for “Only You”

Toronto, ON – OVO Sound crooner Roy Wood$ is back with a new single featuring guest support from LA rapper Ty Dolla … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It’s been an eventful summer for music on the West Coast. Festivals like Pemberton and FVDED in the Park brought … Read More »

“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 »

Why you gotta fight with me at Cheesecake? Drake releases video for “Childs Play”

Why you gotta fight with me at Cheesecake? Drake releases video for “Childs Play”

Toronto, ON – Despite being bumped to No. 2 on the Billboard 200 by Frank Ocean’s Blonde, Drake’s Views is still doing strong … 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 »

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down I Told You by Tory Lanez

Review: Sarah Jay breaks down I Told You by Tory Lanez

Toronto, ON – Originally published Aug. 27, 2016 – Aug. 19 marked a major milestone for 2016 Canadian rap because Tory Lanez … Read More »

Drake brings out Eminem for Detroit Summer Sixteen show

Drake brings out Eminem for Detroit Summer Sixteen show

Detroit, MI – If you were waiting for Drake and Eminem to engage in all out lyrical warfare, you’ll have to wait … Read More »

OVO Sound’s PartyNextDoor releases second studio album, P3

OVO Sound’s PartyNextDoor releases second studio album, P3

Toronto, ON – The highly anticipated sophomore album from PartyNextDoor was officially released on Friday through OVO Sound/Warner Bros. Records. P3, or … Read More »

Drake shouts out Canadian Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak & hooks her up with tickets

Drake shouts out Canadian Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak & hooks her up with tickets

Toronto, ON – After revealing through social media that she had come up short in the race to purchase Summer Sixteen tickets, … Read More »

Sway in the Morning: Tory Lanez freestyles, talks Drake, I Told You album debut & more

Sway in the Morning: Tory Lanez freestyles, talks Drake, I Told You album debut & more

Los Angeles, CA – With his album debut set to drop just over a week from now, Tory Lanez has announced that … 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 »

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

On Aug. 1, I attended Drake and Future’s Summer Sixteen concert in Toronto … Read More »

OVO’s OG Ron C releases chopped & screwed take on Drake’s album: Codeine Views

OVO’s OG Ron C releases chopped & screwed take on Drake’s album: Codeine Views

Houston, TX – We had to know this was coming. On the heels of their remix to Kanye’s album, The Chops of … Read More »

Song of the Day: 2 Chainz & Drake snap on new Buddah Bless-produced single “Big Amount”

Song of the Day: 2 Chainz & Drake snap on new Buddah Bless-produced single “Big Amount”

College Park, GA – Drake took to Twitter on Saturday to share his new collaboration with Tity Boi ake 2 Chainz. “Big … Read More »

OVO Sound Radio Episode 26: New music from PND, Big Lean, Pressa & more

OVO Sound Radio Episode 26: New music from PND, Big Lean, Pressa & more

Toronto, ON – Episode 26 of OVO Sound Radio was filled with some great new Canadian bangers like Pressa’s “Poppin,” Big Lean’s … Read More »

Watch French Montana’s new video for “No Shopping” featuring Drake

Watch French Montana’s new video for “No Shopping” featuring Drake

Casa de Campo, DR – Live from El Coke Boys Classico in Dominican Republic! With promotions of his MC4 LP in full-swing, … Read More »

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Toronto, ON – As the internet weighed in on Drake’s diss to Joe Budden, by way of his verse on French Montana’s … Read More »

So no Drake at Bluesfest. But we do have new music from Drizzy: No Shopping

So no Drake at Bluesfest. But we do have new music from Drizzy: No Shopping

Toronto, ON – So Drake didn’t end up joining Future for his RBC Bluesfest gig this weekend, despite the rumours that ran … Read More »

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Mississauga, ON – After building an initial buzz with an OVO Sound Radio feature last Saturday, PartyNextDoor has officially dropped his new … Read More »

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

Toronto, ON – With Game 7 of the NBA Finals and the new episode of Game of Thrones airing on the same … Read More »

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