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2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

Archive Tagged ‘XO’

Derek Wise & 88 Camino are 88GLAM: Stream the new LP & watch the “12” & “Bali” videos

Derek Wise & 88 Camino are 88GLAM: Stream the new LP & watch the “12” & “Bali” videos

Toronto, ON – One of the hottest duos in Canada right now is Derek Wise and his former Get Home Safe cohort … Read More »

Listen to Nav & Lil Uzi Vert’s new record “Wanted You”

Listen to Nav & Lil Uzi Vert’s new record “Wanted You”

Toronto, ON – New music from XO artist/producer Nav and Lil Uzi Vert are full of romantic regrets on their catchy new … Read More »

Video of the Day: Belly drops “Lullaby” & “Mumble Rap” videos in support of mixtape

Video of the Day: Belly drops “Lullaby” & “Mumble Rap” videos in support of mixtape

Toronto, ON – Along with Belly surprising fans with the sudden release of his Boi-1da-executive produced-project, Mumble Rap, the Roc Nation/XO artist … Read More »

Billboard interviews Belly to discuss Mumble Rap, JAY-Z, Trump’s travel ban & more

Billboard interviews Belly to discuss Mumble Rap, JAY-Z, Trump’s travel ban & more

Eminem disses Trump + full winners list.

Review: The Weeknd leaves his mark (with an XO) At Rogers Place in Edmonton

Review: The Weeknd leaves his mark (with an XO) At Rogers Place in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – The Weeknd made a stop in Edmonton Monday evening (Oct. 2) for the second leg of the Starboy: Legend … Read More »

Edmonton’s ‘Starboy Tour’ After Party to be hosted by French Montana

Edmonton’s ‘Starboy Tour’ After Party to be hosted by French Montana

Edmonton, AB – The Weeknd is gearing up to bring his Starboy World Tour to Edmonton on Oct. 2 with special guests … Read More »

Call Me: Toronto’s Nav & Metro Boomin drop new video in support of Perfect Timing

Call Me: Toronto’s Nav & Metro Boomin drop new video in support of Perfect Timing

Toronto, ON – XO producer/MC Nav and super-producer Metro Boomin have released new visuals in support of their Perfect Timing mixtape. “Call … Read More »

Perfect Timing: Toronto’s NAV & Metro Boomin drop new visuals in support of mixtape

Perfect Timing: Toronto’s NAV & Metro Boomin drop new visuals in support of mixtape

Toronto, ON – NAV and Metro Boomin recently dropped new visuals in support of their Perfect Timing Mixtape. The video for the … Read More »

Belly teams up with producer Ben Billions for new single “P.O.P.”; Blac Chyna expected in video

Belly teams up with producer Ben Billions for new single “P.O.P.”; Blac Chyna expected in video

Toronto, ON – Belly talks about “P.O.P.” or the ‘Power of Pussy” with a new Ben Billions-produced single he released a few … Read More »

Jungle Rules: French Montana enlists The Weeknd & Max B for “A Lie”

Jungle Rules: French Montana enlists The Weeknd & Max B for “A Lie”

New York, NY – “A Lie” sees French Montana shine some light on his homie Max B, who has been in prison … Read More »

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Ottawa, ON – It’s taken a decade, but the Ottawa Senators have made it back to the Eastern Conference Finals of the … Read More »

Ottawa’s Big Zee releases new “Collins Av” single featuring Pter P

Ottawa’s Big Zee releases new “Collins Av” single featuring Pter P

Ottawa, ON – Cap City artists Big Zee and Pter P have been busy in LA, Miami and Toronto connecting with some … Read More »

Tons of great new Canadian hip-hop featured on Ep. 82 of SARS Radio with TRA & DJ Law

Tons of great new Canadian hip-hop featured on Ep. 82 of SARS Radio with TRA & DJ Law

Toronto, ON – Hosts TRA and DJ Law return for another episode of SARS Radio. The mix features new music from Blacka … Read More »

Ramsay Almighty drops a Ramsay Rework of Nav’s “Some Way” single

Ramsay Almighty drops a Ramsay Rework of Nav’s “Some Way” single

Waterloo, ON – Ramsay Almighty dropped a really dope Ramsay Rework of the new “Some Way” single by Nav featuring The Weeknd. … Read More »

Nav’s “Some Way” featuring The Weeknd hits 3 billboard charts; stream the full album here

Nav’s “Some Way” featuring The Weeknd hits 3 billboard charts; stream the full album here

Toronto, ON – “A sleek, triumphant arrival from the Toronto MC/producer.” Guaranteed to be part of the discussion when people are wrapping … Read More »

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

Vancouver, BC – Making his Vancouver debut last Friday at Republic Nightclub in Vancouver, XO affiliate Derek Wise formally introduced himself to the … Read More »

Lil Uzi Vert drops 4 new songs; “XO Tour Llif3” inspired by touring with The Weeknd

Lil Uzi Vert drops 4 new songs; “XO Tour Llif3” inspired by touring with The Weeknd

Philadelphia, PA – “This the uzi we been waiting.” – Philly’s Lil Uzi Vert went on a tear earlier today, uploading four … Read More »

Rollo Jackson directs the new “Frozen Water” video by Belly featuring Future

Rollo Jackson directs the new “Frozen Water” video by Belly featuring Future

Ottawa, ON – Roc Nation’s award-winning song-writer and recording artist Belly recently released new visuals in support of his project, Inzombia. The video … Read More »

Don’t miss City On My Back’s January 2017 edition of their playlist, The Toronto Sound

Don’t miss City On My Back’s January 2017 edition of their playlist, The Toronto Sound

Toronto, ON – Our friends over at City On My Back have been curating a monthly playlist called The Toronto Sound. The … Read More »

5M Views in 24 HRS: The Weeknd’s “Reminder” features Drake, Nav, Belly, Derek Wise & more

5M Views in 24 HRS: The Weeknd’s “Reminder” features Drake, Nav, Belly, Derek Wise & more

Stockholm, SE – Before setting out on his European tour, Starboy: Legend of the Fall, which officially got underway about an hour … Read More »

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Vancouer, BC – XO affiliate, Derek Wise makes his Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub. The Toronto-based emcee recently released his … Read More »

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

Ottawa, ON – Earlier today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) released the nominations for the 2017 JUNO Awards. … Read More »

Travis Scott’s “beibs in the trap” video produced by & featuring Nav surpasses 21.5M views

Travis Scott’s “beibs in the trap” video produced by & featuring Nav surpasses 21.5M views

Houston, TX – Travis Scott has had a Canadian influence for quite some time now, something especially highlighted by the credits on … Read More »

Tomorrow: XO’s Derek Wise releases his album debut, Inglorious; release party tonight

Tomorrow: XO’s Derek Wise releases his album debut, Inglorious; release party tonight

Toronto, ON – Tomorrow is another big day for Toronto hip-hop as XO budding star Derek Wise releases his album debut, Inglorious.
The … Read More »

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Toronto, ON – The Weeknd released a new video on Thursday in support of his chart-topping album, Starboy. “Party Monster” – which … 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.

Don’t miss the new Nav-produced “SUPER SAUGOD” by Sauga City’s own Ramriddlz

Don’t miss the new Nav-produced “SUPER SAUGOD” by Sauga City’s own Ramriddlz

Mississauga, ON – With Nav on production, Ramriddlz returns on a bit of a hip-hop-dancehall-hybrid tip for the second of two songs … Read More »

Belly releases new Spiff TV-directed video for “Trap Phone” featuring Jadakiss

Belly releases new Spiff TV-directed video for “Trap Phone” featuring Jadakiss

New York, NY – Belly adds more visual support to his new Roc Nation mixtape Inzombia with the Jadakiss-assisted “Trap Phone.” The … Read More »

Belly to join Juicy J as special guest on Rubba Band Business: The Tour

Belly to join Juicy J as special guest on Rubba Band Business: The Tour

Phoenix, AZ – Dates have been released for the 30+ date Juicy J tour kicking off in January. Rubba Band Business: The … Read More »

Song of the Day: Belly & Nav talk addiction on Inzombia single, “Re Up”

Song of the Day: Belly & Nav talk addiction on Inzombia single, “Re Up”

Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is a fan favourite off the new Belly project, Inzombia, his follow-up to May’s … Read More »

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