Kehlani has quickly become a household name over the past couple of years. From singing on the streets of Oakland to releasing a debut album that earned her the number one spot on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart, Kehlani has made her way to the top in a truly organic way. The openly queer singer has accumulated a die-hard fan base which was certainly … Continue reading Photos: Kehlani at Pride – June 22, 2018
XO Records & Roc Nation’s Belly treated Toronto fans to a show at the Mod Club. This exclusive, one night show was done in partnership with streaming service Tidal, and was live streamed through the app as well. It was a memorable night for both the fans and Belly, as it represented his homecoming. TIDALXBelly started with opening performances from 88Glam. The duo performed several … Continue reading Belly Takes over Toronto in Special One Night Event
10 years ago, a man named Chedo started a radio show based out of London, ON in an effort to spread the music of great artists on the come up. It eventually moved from radio to podcast format and is known as The Come Up Show. 10 years later and the show has featured over 500 interviews with up and coming hip-hop artists. To celebrate, … Continue reading The Come Up Show 10 Year Anniversary [Nov 30th]
The past few years have been a clear representation that Toronto’s music scene is becoming one of the hottest. As the eyes shifted towards us and opportunities opened up many young Torontonians took the plunge at whatever it is there vision was. Now, as our music industry begins to mature many local brands are arising and contributing even further to the future of our scene. … Continue reading 199Z’s First Music Fest Featured An All-Toronto/GTA Line Up & Was A Success.
UNCRWND VOL.5 @ THE RIVOLI UNCRWND makes its return to the Rivoli stage on Friday August 4th! Volume 5 is featuring artists from all over Toronto as well as some from out of town, we are guaranteeing that this will be a night that you don’t want to miss! Performances By: DKAY ELJAY JETSET KYLE WILDFERN MYKAL GANNON RAMSAY ALMIGHTY TONY JAMES UPTOWN BOYBAND VEE … Continue reading UNCRWND VOL. 5 @ THE RIVOLI [August 4th]
SEAN LEON LIVE @ THE MOD CLUB Performances by: Sean Leon + Some Peoples Kids Special Guest: Native Other Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Location: The Mod Club – 722 College Street BUY TICKETS. Continue reading Sean Leon @ The Mod Club [July 26]
This Thursday June 29th, Toronto music fans will be treated to the Eid Show. The event is being organized by Vent Media. It is going to be hosted by Aaron Billz and the music will be brought to you by DJ Papa. The Eid Show boasts an impressive line-up that includes Top 5, Iceman, A.M, Bishop, Ishaq, Jesse the Poet and a bunch of other … Continue reading Eid Show @ The Smiling Buddha [June 29th]
JESSIE REYEZ @ THE MOD CLUB Toronto’s rising star Jessie Reyez brings The Kiddo Tour to Toronto. The show is on Friday, July 7th. @ The Mod Club – 722 College Street. Tickets are $20. Continue reading Jessie Reyez @ The Mod Club [July 7]
CA$TRO VS FIJI @ THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE Performances by: Ca$tro and FIJI from the CMDWN collective Special Guest: KILLY Date: Friday, June 30th @ 7PM Location: Phoenix Concert Theatre – 410 Sherbourne St Ticket Price: $20 BUY TICKETS. Continue reading CMDWN Presents Castro vs FIJI @ The Phoenix [June 30th]
RAAHIEM LIVE @ DRAKE UNDERGROUND Music By: Laith Hakeem Date: Thursday, June 29 @ 8PM Address: 1150 Queen Street West Ticket Price: $10-$20 Concert Type: Headlining Show BUY TICKETS Continue reading RAAHIEM LIVE @ Drake Underground [June 29]
2017 is going by very fast and Summer ’17 is just around the corner. Along with Summer in Toronto comes various special events including music festivals and concerts. Summer hasn’t even officially started yet and there are already 5 shows featuring local acts you should be considering attending in June. Here they are: uTOpia Music Festival – June 1st @ The Mod Club Performances by: … Continue reading The Guide To Toronto’s June 2017 Shows Featuring Local Hip-Hop/R&B Acts.
Manifesto & Rap Season presents MANIFESTO 11 Live At Echo Beach featuring Majid Jordan, The Internet, Isaiah Rashad, Jidenna, Sean Leon, Tika Simone, Derin Falana, The Sorority Saturday, June 10, 2017 Echo Beach All-Ages Doors: 3:00pm Tickets starting at $69.00 via Ticketmaster. Presale: Monday, April 17 from 10AM-10PM. General on sale: Tuesday, April 18 at 10AM – http://bit.ly/RSxMNFSTO Stay Connected: www.facebook.com/manifestofestival www.instagram.com/manifesto_to www.twitter.com/Manifesto_to www.mnfsto.com www.instagram.com/rapseason … Continue reading MANIFESTO11 @ Echo Beach [June 10]
Summer’s Interlude 2017 Presented by Jesso & SoundStock Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave. Doors open at 9 PM Show start at 10 PM $10 Early Bird. $20 at the Door. “Summer’s Interlude 2017” is a musical showcase/concert highlighting some of the Toronto’s brightest up-and-coming Hip-Hop and R&B talent. Incorporating live instrumentation with an in-house band to complement the vocal stylings of the … Continue reading Summer’s Interlude 2017 @ Supermarket [June 8th]
Space Kids Lost In London Presents: uTOpia Music Fest 2017 @ Mod Club Theatre Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017 Venue: Virgin Mobile MOD Club || 722 College Street Doors Open: 7pm || All-Ages General Admission: $20 || Late: $30 Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow (Tuesday, April 18th) at 10am via Picatic –https://www.picatic.com/event14860587279795 Hosted by: Marlon Palmer Performances by: Jimmy Prime Smoke Dawg Drew Howard K. … Continue reading uTOpia Music Fest 2017 @ Mod Club Theatre [June 1st]
PRYDE @ THE MOD CLUB Special Guest: RAJAN Date: Wednesday, May 10 @ 7:00PM Address: 722 College Street, Toronto, ON Ticket Price: $18-$40 Concert Type: Headlining Show BUY TICKETS Continue reading Pryde @ The Mod Club [May 10]
It’s that time of they year again, for the 35th year, Canadian Music Week is back! The 1-week festival will start on April 18 and go through to April 23. There are many talented acts from Canada and beyond and although the acts spread far beyond the hip-hop and R&B genre this guide is just for the followers of Toronto’s hip-hop/R&B scene. A lot of … Continue reading The Essential Toronto Hip-Hop/R&B Guide To Canadian Music Week 2017
On January 20, 2017 Made in Toronto was invited to cover, record, and enjoy the show UNCRWND put on at The Rivoli. Although the night started off slow it consistently got better and the crowd was really enjoying this moment with the performers. The line-up was made up of 7 acts and at first I did not know many, but at the end of the night … Continue reading The Third Edition of UNCRWND’s Showcase (Recap)
Jazz Cartier is the self-proclaimed prince of Toronto hip-hop, and he’s living up to the hype. 2016 was a strong year for the Toronto rapper and now he kicks off 2017 with a new project announcement and a European promo tour–La Fleurope. Last year he released a dope mixtape titled Hotel Paranoia to follow-up his 2015 release Marauding In Paradise. The project was strong and he quickly sold … Continue reading Jazz Cartier Is Performing 11 European Shows In 15 Days.
The UNCRWND will reign in Toronto! This is a 19+ Event. Doors open at 8PM. Line Up: Mutari – Jordan Wise – Jviden – Jetset – Creo – Pierre Pharaoh – Myniakal COME OUT ON JANUARY 20TH TO THE RIVOLI FOR THE THIRD INSTALMENT OF #UNCRWND AS WE BRING YOU A NIGHT FULL OF TORONTO SOUNDS AND GOOD VIBES! UNCRWND is designed to bring artists … Continue reading UNCRWND @ The Rivoli: Performances by Jviden, Myniakal, Jetset & More
In 2016 we established that NAV is a member of The Weeknd’s XO. He continued to confirm this after we put the pieces together, via photos and videos on his social media with The Weeknd or CashXO. NAV was literally beside The Weeknd and Belly at the STARBOY release party. He also appeared in Travis Scott’s album, and recently the video for his song with Travis Scott–Biebs … Continue reading XO Artist NAV Announces His First Performance Will Be At Coachella.
The Beats Mind Movement is a 6 month youth programming initiative dedicated to young people between the ages of 16 – 24 interested in growing and developing a skill set in the world of recording arts with a focus on Audio engineering and Production. In the program facilitated by Toronto’s Juno Award-winning producer and rapper Rich Kidd, applicants learn skills in Audio Engineering and Production. … Continue reading Toronto’s Rapper/Producer Rich Kidd Hosts Beats Mind Movement Showcase.
Thursday, September 22nd The Academy Presents… THE HUSTLE: Edition 20 Featuring… Waldo (Soulection / AGO Music / Grand Rapids) https://soundcloud.com/waldoago Kavale https://soundcloud.com/kavaleofficial Elcee The Artist https://soundcloud.com/elceetheartist Kaydee https://soundcloud.com/kingkaydee Music by Gimmemar https://soundcloud.com/gimmemar Hosted by Tremayne https://soundcloud.com/tremaynemusic Doors 9pm | Show 10pm | 19+ $15 advance | $20 at the door Tickets available at Soundscapes (572 College), Play De Record (411 Spadina), and online at universe.com/thehustle20 … Continue reading The Hustle 20: WALDO (Soulection/AGO) x Kavale x Elcee the Artist x Kaydee
⛷ Sweetersounds in the Penthouse ⛷ 19+ Don’t sleep, get your tickets now before it’s too late! Opening Sets by Hollywood Jaegen and Young Adam! Physical Ticket Sales Available Thursday, Sept 8th at the Student Centre at 12PM! Early Bird Tickets Cost $20 This event is 19+ for students of any school. Only underage UofT students are permitted to attend. Underage UofT students must pick … Continue reading Ramriddlz & Lais LIVE at UTM (The Blind Duck) 19+
GET TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/2azCunu GA Tickets (all ages): $45 VIP (19+): $70 Also available at: Play De Record . Soundscapes . Rotate This As part of ‘TD Presents MANIFESTO Festival’, MANIFESTO & Rap Season bring you: Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals Kaytranada Daniel Caesar Host DJs DJ Ariel Elaquent Hosted by Femi Lawson Wan Luv Saturday, September 17 2016 Location: TD Echo Beach ALL-AGES … Continue reading Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals + Kaytranada + Daniel Caesar
Red Bull Sound Select presents: Toronto meets Chicago feat. Bj THE CHICAGO KID Allie and Adria Kain Curated by: MANIFESTO Festival in partnership with Fake Shore Drive $3 w/ RSVP | $10 without RSVP HERE: https://www.redbullsoundselect.com/events/2016/09/red-bull-sound-select-presents-toronto FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED TO CAPACITY Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Toronto is a series of live music showcases that highlight some of the city’s most exciting emerging artists. … Continue reading Toronto meets Chicago feat. BJ THE CHICAGO KID Allie and Adria Kain
It’s been a crazy year for Toronto, which has made it a crazy year for our blog. Artists from our city have been consistently releasing music, performing in the city, traveling to perform in the U.S., getting major co-signs, and even more has been going on in our scene. With all the music coming out of Toronto plus the music coming from mainstream artists from … Continue reading The Ultimate All-Toronto Hip-Hop/R&B Festival Line Up.