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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Archive Tagged ‘Roc Nation’

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Fans surrounded Bluesfest’s City Stage in droves on Sunday to watch Ottawa’s most successful MC to date do his … 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 »

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Ottawa, ON – In another monumental year for Ottawa’s own Belly aka Rebellyus, the Roc Nation/XO artist and songwriter makes a big … 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 »

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Albertan’s know what they’re in for every May Long Weekend. Rain or more … 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 »

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – Despite the Rap Recording of the Year category being once again relegated to the JUNO Awards pre-gala event – … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … 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 »

Song of the Day: Syph enlists new Roc Nation signee Belly for “Right Now”

Song of the Day: Syph enlists new Roc Nation signee Belly for “Right Now”

Mississauga, ON – Our Song of the Day is the another dope track off the Rookie of the Year project from Syph. … 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 »

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown recently started a weekly comedy affair that takes place every Sunday in their Gastown venue with … 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 »

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 »

Because k-os asked for it: Jay Electronica – We Made It ft. Jay-Z [Audio]

Because k-os asked for it: Jay Electronica – We Made It ft. Jay-Z [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – We just signed in to Twitter to find that k-os had sent us a tweet about Jay Electronica’s latest “We … Read More »

If I were Mrs. Carter (Beyoncé Live in Vancouver) [Review]

If I were Mrs. Carter (Beyoncé Live in Vancouver) [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Beyoncé‘s The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour hit Vancouver and hit it hard. Beyoncé has a potent brand – … Read More »

Yeezus in Brooklyn | Kanye West [Video/Photos]

Yeezus in Brooklyn | Kanye West [Video/Photos]

Brooklyn, NY – Kanye West brought Yeezus to the Borough of Churches on Nov. 20.
Courtesy of a collaborative effort between Zack Noureddine … Read More »

An Open Letter to Kanye West [Article]

An Open Letter to Kanye West [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Our friend Robert Collins over at CTV News BC had a few words to share on the recent and … Read More »

Fiends in Toronto: Introducing Bas [Interview]

Fiends in Toronto: Introducing Bas [Interview]

Toronto, ON – What started as a joke after a birthday party 3 years ago actually steered Bas into a full-fledged career. The now … Read More »

Rock band Queens Of The Stone Age criticize Jay Z [News]

Rock band Queens Of The Stone Age criticize Jay Z [News]

Toronto, ON – Canadian media personality George Stroumboulopoulos interviewed Queens Of The Stone Age on CBC Radio 2 this past Sunday. During … Read More »

Jay Z to bring Magna Carter World Tour to Canada Jan. 2014 [News]

Jay Z to bring Magna Carter World Tour to Canada Jan. 2014 [News]

New York, NY – Jay Z has announced a 34-date tour in support of his latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The … Read More »

Is the Roc Dynasty back? [Article]

Is the Roc Dynasty back? [Article]

New York, NY – With the first weeks of Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album sales projected at 450-525K, the popular music … Read More »

WondaGurl talks Magna Carta Holy Grail experience with BET [Article]

WondaGurl talks Magna Carta Holy Grail experience with BET [Article]

Canada has become known for being a haven for talented producers and the latest name earning international recognition is 16-year-old 2012 Battle … Read More »

Boi-1da & WondaGurl represent Canada on Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail [News]

Boi-1da & WondaGurl represent Canada on Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail [News]

Toronto, ON – There’s only one man that can announce the existence of an album within only two weeks of its release … Read More »

J. Cole to stop in Toronto during Dollar and A Dream Tour [News]

J. Cole to stop in Toronto during Dollar and A Dream Tour [News]

Fayetteville, NC – Several names are buzzing in hip-hop right now, one belonging to none other than J. Cole who dropped his … Read More »

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