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Quake Matthews just dropped a teaser trailer for his upcoming Celebrate The Struggle album

Quake Matthews just dropped a teaser trailer for his upcoming Celebrate The Struggle album

Archive Tagged ‘XO’

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 »

XO/Roc Nation’s Belly releases new Inzombia tape featuring Jadakiss, Future, Ty Dolla $ign & more

XO/Roc Nation’s Belly releases new Inzombia tape featuring Jadakiss, Future, Ty Dolla $ign & more

XO/Roc Nation’s Belly returns with a new project called Inzombia. It’s his first release since May’s Another Day In Paradise and a prelude to the full-length album he plans to drop the first quarter of 2017.

Check out the new self-produced single “Nothing On Me” by Nav

Check out the new self-produced single “Nothing On Me” by Nav

Toronto, ON – New music from Nav. This is the self-produced “Nothing On Me.”

The Weeknd performs “Starboy” & “False Alarm” on Saturday Night Live

The Weeknd performs “Starboy” & “False Alarm” on Saturday Night Live

New York, NY – Along with the anticipated Trump impressions by Alec Baldwin, this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live featured The … Read More »

The Weeknd, LL Cool J, Adam Levine, Calvin Harris & more are now partial owners of the UFC

The Weeknd, LL Cool J, Adam Levine, Calvin Harris & more are now partial owners of the UFC

Las Vegas, NV – It has been revealed that Toronto superstar The Weeknd is one of close to two dozen celebrities who … Read More »

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 »

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 »

Derek Wise beat his charges & released this new track “Had To Wake Up”

Derek Wise beat his charges & released this new track “Had To Wake Up”

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Derek Wise just announced that he has beat all the charges against him from 2014, and has … Read More »

Toronto producer/MC Nav releases catchy new Metro Boomin-produced single, “Up”

Toronto producer/MC Nav releases catchy new Metro Boomin-produced single, “Up”

UPDATE (DEC. 18, 2016): After being released back in June, the Metro Boomin-produced “Up” by Toronto producer-recording artist Nav has received over … Read More »

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

Las Vegas, NV – Hate him or love him, Meek Mill continues to make headlines long after the beef with Drake which … 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 »

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