XO Season is upon us. Continue reading The Weeknd Announces New Album
XO rapper NAV drops a new single titled “Freshman List” along with the announcement of his Freshman Tour including XO’s rap duo 88GLAM. Listen to NAV’s banger Freshman List here: The song was a statement, a diss, and a hit all in one. There’s alway controversy surrounding the XXL Freshman List, and NAV lets us know he doesn’t need the approval of a magazine. Not only did … Continue reading NAV Releases His Controversial Hot New Single “Freshman List”
If you’re not familiar with Patrik, it’s probably because he only recently moved to Toronto from MTL, after a 1-year hiatus from music. Now, as we enter the middle months of 2018, Patrik is back in full effect. The talented rapper took a year off to focus on himself, his faith and his craft. This break inspired Patrik’s pen game and he’s officially back with … Continue reading MTL-Born and Toronto-based Rapper Patrik Is Back In Full Effect After 1-Year Hiatus.
Toronto’s very own Charlotte Day Wilson has been buzzing in Toronto since 2017, and is solidifying her presence in 2018 with her second EP–Stone Continue reading Charlotte Day Wilson Sells Out Toronto, And Releases Her New Project “Stone Woman”
In 2017 Toronto rapper Clairmont The Second released his album Lil Mont From The Ave including only one feature–Hezi–and that’s who he teams up with for his hot new single “Old Clothes”. If you’ve been following Clairmont’s come up you’d know Hezi has been a friend, member of his camp, and frequent collaborator of the Weston road artist for a long time. Most of their … Continue reading Watch Clairmont The Second’s “Old Clothes” Featuring Long Time Friend And Local Rapper Hezi
If you haven’t heard of Brampton’s young up and coming rap star Northside Benji it’s about time you do. With only one song release and two video release on Youtube for 2017, Benji manages to get in the BBC Radio studios for Charlie Sloth’s Fire In The Booth freestyle series. The Brampton rapper kills his freestyle and really brings fire to the booth over 21 … Continue reading Brampton Rapper Northside Benji Goes In On Charlie Sloth’s “Fire In The Booth”
If you follow KILLY on Instagram or SoundCloud you may have noticed him sharing the leak of his latest unofficial release–“Beautiful”. The unreleased KILLY track was released on SoundCloud via the Secrets Sounds Club. The fact KILLY promoted this leak of his song indicate the young Toronto rapper might have sold the unreleased track, or may know someone who owns or works with the page. Either way, … Continue reading Listen To This Unreleased KILLY-Promoted Leak Of His Song “Beautiful”
Yung Tory has been consistently dropping music since he solidified his position in the Toronto rap industry early 2017. As 2018 unfolds, he continues this pattern of delivering plenty of content by releasing the visuals for Drink Alone and appearing in the new visuals for his year-old collaboration with young Toronto rapper/producer Dutch Revz. Last year Yung Tory made his mark in the Toronto hip-hop … Continue reading Yung Tory Kicks Off 2017 Appearing In 2 New Music Videos.
Omari Jabari gets a solid foot in the door of 2018 with his double-feature release for “17” and “Try Me” Continue reading Toronto’s Omari Jabari Starts 2018 Strong With This New Double-Feature.
Toronto rapper K Money follows up his banger Come Outside, which premiered on his brother CasperTNG’s Youtube, with this hot new track–”Was It Worth It”. Continue reading K Money Follows Up His First Single With A New Banger Titled “Was It Worth It”
Jimmy Prime makes a 3-song release, which although wasn’t rolled out as an EP the art covers and branding implicate they make up a connected triple-feature.
Toronto rapper Pressa–who was recently featured on Noisey’s 6IXRISING documentary–taps Tory Lanez yet again, this time for a cold new track titled Canadian Goose. Continue reading Pressa Taps Tory Lanez Again For A Cold New Track Titled “Canada Goose”
It was a magical evening at The Mod Club last night, for the graduation of The Remix Project round 13.0! Continue reading Why The Remix Project Is The Foundation Of Toronto’s Blossoming Music Scene.
Sean Leon has released an audio-film titled C.C.W.M.T.T. or Can’t Come With Me This Time. He has described the project as a score and reflection of the journey he has made through 2017. The project consists of ten tracks or “scenes,” including previously released tracks “Turf” and “Gold.” It concludes with every 25-year old’s new anthem, “25 & Whyln,” which is a lengthy 11 minutes. … Continue reading Sean Leon – C.C.W.M.T.T.
After hosting a video release for his first music video, Anders did it again prior to releasing the visuals for “You For You” Continue reading Pan Into Anders 2nd Music Video, This Time It’s For His Song “You For You”
With Tory’s album “Memories Don’t Die” coming out any time now and four songs off of it already out, Lanez continues the roll out on a hard freestyle with Funk Flex. Watch below: Continue reading Tory Lanez Goes In On His Freestyle With FunkFlex.
Shortly after it was announced that Daniel Caesar has been nominated for two Grammy awards, he released the visuals for the title track off of his album Freudian. Daniel is competing for the Best R&B Album of the Year and the Best R&B Performance for his song “Get You” featuring Kali Uchis. The video for “Freudian” starts with just Daniel’s eyes, connecting the audience to … Continue reading Daniel Caesar Delivers Visuals for Freudian (Video)
The last time we heard all three of the Prime Boys on one track was for their 2016 banger Front Page. Now, over a year since the three hop on one track together they’re back with another MurdaBeatz-produced banger titled “Come Wit It”. The song was officially premiered via WorldStarHipHop’s Heatseeker playlist on Youtube. Jay Whiss and Donnie take control of the catchy chorus, but all … Continue reading Toronto’s Prime Boys Team Up With Murda Beatz For Their New Banger “Come Wit It”
Toronto rap duo CMDWN has had a very strong 2017. From dropping a dope second project–Castro vs Fiji–and self-hosting their own headlining show at the Phoenix Concert Theatre the duo have been on a roll. Now, they’re back to make some more noise with two new songs featuring Atlanta artists. The first is by FIJI featuring Lil Yachty and it’s titled “The Way She Move” … Continue reading Toronto Duo CMDWN Team’s Up With ATL’s Lil Yachty & Nessly For 2 New Songs.
Toronto’s rising young Rapper Killy is back with another banger titled “Forecast”. In the IG description promoting the new track Killy might be hinting at a project being on the way. In a post with the cover he has the caption “Before The Storm”. The instrumental was made by a producer named Bluxz and the heavy bass on it is perfect for Killy’s flow. Listen to … Continue reading Killy – Forecast (Prod. Bluxz)
ETSET Tells Us He’s Taking It “All The Way” In New Song. Here’s Why You Should Believe It: Continue reading JETSET Tells Us He’s Taking It “All The Way” In New Song. Here’s Why You Should Believe It:
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
Toronto’s Lais has been making noise ever since he humbly shared his debut EP SESSION on Reddit. Now, the talented Toronto singer/songwriter warms his fans up for the sequel to his debut by launching an interactive playlist titled “Give Me One More” with monthly releases. About three years ago the Toronto recording artist gained a buzz with one simple post on the HipHopHeads sub-reddit. Since … Continue reading Lais Rolls Out Interactive Playlist “Give Me One More EP” In Anticipation For SESSIION 2
A few months ago almost the full OVO Sound camp announced they had albums on the way, among them is Majid Jordan’s “The Space Between”. To end off last month Majid Jordan delivered the album release date would be October 27th and unleashed the third single–“My Imagination“–featuring the other OVO Sound duo–DVSN. The duo consisting of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85 then went on to deliver their … Continue reading Majid Jordan Announce Album Release Date & Tour Dates
Drake’s friend and the latest rapper to sign to OVO–Baka–is back with a follow up to his trap hit Live Up To My Name, it’s titled “Money In The Bank” and it might just be another banger. It’s been a special year for Baka. After the crazy success of Live Up To My Name becoming the Toronto trap banger of the Summer, and Baka’s signing to OVO, the … Continue reading BAKA – Money In The Bank
Tory Lanez has been generous with his music and content lately and continues his generosity with this banger “Real Thing” featuring Future. From the consistent releases of his PSA web series, to the announcement of his album release, and followed by a few releases off the upcoming album, Tory has not been stingy with content lately. On September 9th, 2017 Tory announced his album would … Continue reading Tory Lanez Taps Future For His Latest Banger–”Real Thing”
A few days ago it was announced that one of Toronto’s newest rising stars–Jessie Reyez–would be the support act for PARTYNEXTDOOR’S “Infinity Tour”. I'm direct support for @partynextdoor Infinite Tour in Europe. On sale Oct 13 🎈 pic.twitter.com/4GlKbIeYqP — Jessie Reyez (@Jessiereyez) October 9, 2017 Just a few days after the announcement and on the day the tickets for the tour went on sale, Jessie … Continue reading Toronto’s Rising Star Jessie Reyez Releases Hot New Single Titled “Phone Calls”
Earlier this year a Mississauga-native named Anders made his mark in the Toronto music scene with his 669 EP. The project rapidly became a local success and would have people wondering who Anders is. Taking on the low key aesthetic, which worked so well for The Weeknd, NAV, and PARTYNEXTDOOR, not many knew who Anders was or how he looked. Now, we get a clear image of … Continue reading Anders Makes His Visual Debut On “Diamonds”
Earlier this year we witnessed young Toronto rapper Killy take the first steps to stardom by getting his banger “Killamonjaro” on Pigeons & Planes, and eventually over a million spins on Youtube. After following it up with his latest banger Distance, which also touched over a million spins on Youtube, Killy is back with another banger! It’s called “No Romance” and it’s a short 2-minute … Continue reading Killy Makes It 3 For 3 With The Release Of His Banger “No Romance”
The Weeknd partnered with Marvel to unveil his latest venture, a comic book Starboy at Comic-Con. This idea has been has been discussed previously, dating back to the release of the Starboy album in an interview with Zane Lowe. The partnership was teased through Twitter, and their project was officially announced yesterday. This comic book is just the latest in a string of business deals for the pop sensation … Continue reading The Weeknd Partners with Marvel to Announce ‘Starboy’ Comic Book
Brampton’s very talented singer/songwriter K. Forest has been on a roll. Last year his banger Guidance got placed on Travis Scott’s platinum project BITTSM and this year he continued releasing strong and unique records. One of the 6 bangers Forest released this year is titled “Reverse” and it’s one of his most played new songs of this year. A few days ago the famous Blac Chyna shared a … Continue reading Blac Chyna Teases K. Forest’s Video for ‘Reverse’
Maybe you haven’t heard of Friyie yet, but you almost certainly heard his music. His work has caught the attention of Floyd Mayweather, Anzel Jennings of Double Dose Entertainment, and much of the world. From the release of his successful singles such as Money Team and 5 Ways, Friyie has elevated his status from local star, to international acclaim. How it Started Friyie comes from … Continue reading Meet Friyie: The Toronto Rapper That Caught Floyd Mayweather’s Attention.
OVO Sound’s amazing duo DVSN have been fairly active in 2017 and as we found out in August, it’s because their album–“Morning After”–is on the way. Starting with the release of “Think About Me” in early May, then following up with “Don’t Choose” towards the end of June, and performing multiple times throughout the Summer including a free show at Dundas Square, a surprise appearance at MNFSTO11, … Continue reading DVSN Releases New Song Titled “Mood” And Announces Album Release Date.
It was recently announced that we’d be seeing new albums from most OVO artists this Fall, including the project called Club Atlantis by PartyNextDoor. Since there is an album on its way, it’s surprising that over the course of the past few days we have seen four new songs from Party. They were all released on Soundcloud and he has confirmed they will not be … Continue reading PartyNextDoor Releases Four New Tracks on SoundCloud.
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.
A while back, Sean Leon had tweeted about dropping new music on September 11th. It seems that he was as impatient to get his music out there as his fans were to hear it since he decided to drop two new songs yesterday. The tracks, titled “GOD MC 9:05 PM EST” and “BY MYSELF 9:11 PM EST” were released on Soundcloud and added to Sean’s Life Goes … Continue reading Sean Leon Surprises Fans with Two New Tracks
Last night’s episode of OVO Sound Radio featured the premiere of two new tracks from VAL: “Rush Hour” and “Lil Mama (CAMEINFREESTYLE Remix)”. Considering the fact that VAL has posted multiple photos with Majid Jordan on social media recently, it is not surprising that OVO was the platform he released new music on. The drop came at the end of Oliver’s mix. The songs, especially … Continue reading VAL Drops Two New Tracks on OVO Sound Radio
Roy Woods hasn’t released new music since his Nocturnal EP late in 2016. As July comes to an end he hits us with a rapid fire of releases. The OVO Sound artist dropped 3 songs this month so far. The first was Say Less Freestyle, which came with the announcement of his upcoming album. He then dropped the first single off the album–What Are You … Continue reading Roy Woods Announced His Upcoming Album “Say Less” Is On The Way & Drops 3 New Songs.
Along with announcing his collaboration project with Metro Boomin’ titled “Perfect Timing” is dropping on July 21st, Nav and Metro released the intro–Perfect Timing–and the single–Call Me–off the upcoming album. With the release date literally a few days away Nav and Metro Boomin’ unleashed the track list for the project. It includes popular artists like Lil Uzi, 21 Savage, Belly, Gucci Mane, Offset and Playboi … Continue reading Listen To NAV & Metro Boomin’s Highly Anticipated Project–”Perfect Timing”
After surprising us all at Manifesto 11 last week by bringing out Roy Woods and DVSN, Drake took to IG to announce the duo had a song dropping with PARTYNEXTDOOR. This amazing new record by Majid Jordan is called “One I Want” and they enlist help within’ the OVO sweatshop to create a smooth, poppy, and disco vibe. “One I Want” is the duo’s second single … Continue reading Watch The Video For Majid Jordan and PARTYNEXTDOOR’s New Collab “One I Want”
For those of you who don’t know DJ Stevie J here’s a quick 411. He’s one of the most popping DJ’s in Miami’s hip-hop scene. He signed to YMCMB a few years ago and although we’re unclear on whether he’s still signed or not, he’s still affiliated with many artists in the hip-hop scene. He’s very proud of where he’s from and reps Miami to … Continue reading Miami’s DJ Stevie J Dropped New Tory Lanez & New PARTYNEXTDOOR On “Appreciation 9”
To kick off the Summer JAHKOY made 2 visual releases, but each release is a double-feature. One of the videos includes the songs titled F’N Sexy and Don’t Stop The Vibe. The other video includes 2 songs as well–1000 Times and Don’t Beg. Watch them below: Continue reading JAHKOY Unleashes 4 Songs Within’ His 2 Latest Video Releases.
From being sampled on Drake’s album NWTS in 2013 to now Baka has been on a bumpy ride. After being arrested, spending about 10 months locked up, and having his human trafficking charges dropped, Baka began to release music. All of Baka’s song releases were produced by the prestigious Canadian producer, which works with Migos–Murda Beatz. The OVO affiliate really impresses with his new track. … Continue reading Baka – Live Up To My Name (Official Video)
Toronto rapper Mykal Gannon fka Myniakal’s producer GoldSoul teamed up with us for the monthly 6IXMIX of May 2017. Mykal Gannon, GoldSoul and the SRRYINADVANCE team have been slowly but surely showing growth. GoldSoul produces all of Mykal’s music and a new producer/guitarist named LUCA has been helping with production on his latest tracks. May 2017 was a busy month for the SRRY team, as … Continue reading Vaughan’s Up and Coming Producer GoldSoul Hops On Our #6IXMIX For May 2017
It was a crazy night on Friday for the city, as a whole bunch of Toronto/GTA talent took the stage for Utopia Music Fest 2017! Among the many artists who took the stage at The Mod Club last night, was Smoke Dawg and Jimmy Prime who ended up bringing out the Prime Boys, Puffy L’z and MO-G! Mo-G took the stage and was his natural … Continue reading Smoke Dawg Brings Out Puffy L’z and Mo-G Out At UTOPIA FEST For A Halal Gang Reunion!
Anders had caught the attention of many of us last year with his impressive releases Choosy and The Days. The Sauga City newcomer continued to release strong records at a fairly regular pace. But now, he’s officially taken it to another level with the release of his undeniably amazing debut EP–669. Anders’ debut includes productions from his regular collaborator S.L.M.N, Toronto’s young rising producer FrancisGotHeat, … Continue reading Mississauga’s Anders Proves He’s Next Up With The Release Of His Debut “669 EP”
Submitted by Erin Ashley of Ellah Media Group Since his first effort last year (“Fear”), Toronto-based artist Raahiem, continues to quietly carve out a space for himself within the R&B world. With his debut project, Raahiem tackles a conversation often avoided today – fear. In a conversation with Noisey, he says, “It’s such a dictator the way it sways the choices we make in life. … Continue reading After Working With DVSN, Toronto R&B Crooner Raahiem Tackles The “Fear Of The Unknown” In Debut EP
After making an impression on Pigeons & Planes, NUE got his second official song ‘Alaska’ premiered on their platform last month. A bit over a week after that he was mentioned yet again in a Pigeons & Planes article. This time for rising Toronto artists you should know. About another week after that NUE capitalized on the buzz he was getting and released his debut project–IROQUOIS. Now, … Continue reading Toronto Newcomer NUE Releases The Visuals For His Hot Single “Alaska”
OVO Sound’s amazing duo Majid Jordan are back with Phases after over a year of not releasing new music. Their self-titled debut album dropped in February 2016 and they have been pushing it ever since. Almost every song on their project got a video release, and that along with performances has kept them busy. Now, the duo is back with this amazing new single titled … Continue reading Majid Jordan Follow Up Their First Release Since 2016–”Phases”–With It’s Visuals.
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.
Justin Bieber has been doing a great job at crossing over to other genres or making song sounding like other genres…or has he? After making dancehall–influenced songs and more recently hopping on a remix to Latin hit Despacito (in spanish!), Bieber decided to go and ruin it all. The young Canadian superstar recently got caught on video butchering the lyrics to Despacito and even saying … Continue reading Watch Justin Bieber Embarrass Himself By Mocking Spanish Language While Trying To Sing “Despacito”
Kristina Alcordo (or Alcordo), may seem like a new act in the scene with this release “No Good”, but technically she’s been putting in work for about 3 years now. The young Scarborough native has been improving her craft by working with other artists, producers, releasing an Erykah Badu cover and is currently on tour with Detroit’s JMSN. Here’s what she sounds like live: Not bad … Continue reading The Quick 411 On Scarborough’s Amazing New R&B Act–Kristina Alcordo.
Over half a year ago Zolo (whom was raised both in New York & Toronto) released his debut project Mindless Thoughts. The project was released with a stand out song titled Need Somebody, which surpassed all other of his tracks in spins. With almost all the songs on his project sitting at under 1K spins, Zolo taps Tory Lanez for a remix of his most popular … Continue reading Toronto/New York Newcomer Zolo Taps Tory Lanez For “Need Somebody” Remix.
Toronto’s Jessie Reyez is on Beats 1 today chatting with host Julia Adenuga about a variety of topics, including working with Paul Epworth, Calvin Harris and Amy Winehouse’s influence on her work. In true Canadian fashion, she also includes comments about her hometown Toronto! Canadian listeners can tap-in and listen to Jessie on Beats 1 today at 4:30 p.m. ET here: apple.co/beats1onair READ THE FULL … Continue reading On Beats 1: Jessie Reyez chats Paul Epworth, Calvin Harris, Amy Winehouse, Toronto, and more.
Towards the end of 2016 Brampton Youtubers 4YallEntertainment dropped a hilarious parody video titled “T-Dot Goon Scrap DVD.” The video embodied Toronto’s slang and hood culture in a very funny way and it went viral. And it would probably still get a laugh out of you today. Now, about half a year after the release of T-Dot Goon Scrap DVD 2016 Jae and Tre of … Continue reading Brampton’s 4YallEntertainment Team Up With Drake For The Sequel To “T-Dot Goon Scrap DVD”
If you haven’t heard of Kmpny don’t worry because most people haven’t yet. The new duo from downtown Toronto teamed up with Atlanta’s rising star 24hrs to make their debut onto the scene with “On Road.” On Road is on a similar sound to 24Hrs’ music, which obviously made him the perfect feature to get on this song. The duo had built a relationship with 24Hrs … Continue reading Toronto’s New Duo–Kmpny–Surface Onto The Scene With A Strong Debut Track Featuring Atlanta’s 24Hrs.
Prior to his viral music video release for his new banger “Killamonjaro” not many people knew Killy (including us). In under 4 months the video has picked up around 250K spins on Youtube and that’s huge for your debut video. Don’t be surprised if this doubles in the next few months. With blogs like Pigeons and Planes, HipHopCanada, and artists like Jazz Cartier noticing you and sharing your music … Continue reading Toronto Rapper Killy Made His Visual Debut This Year And It Went Viral.
To start off the year Jazz Cartier not only announced an album titled Fleurever, but he premiered Tempted on Zane Lowe’s Beats1 show. Now, a few months after this big announcement, Jacuzzi drops the first official video off of his upcoming album, and it’s for Tempted. The music video is a high quality production and it’s entertaining as well. With guns, women, drugs, and action, … Continue reading Jazz Cartier Unleashes The Official Video For His Single “Tempted.”
April 2017 is behind us and Summer 2017 is already just around the corner. Before we move on to May 2017 though, Made in Toronto has teamed up with DJ Laz Vagez to curate the monthly 6IXMIX for April. If you’ve never heard of Laz Vagez you probably haven’t been following Toronto’s rap scene for too long. Vagez is a sound engineer and has worked for … Continue reading Majur Musik’s DJ Laz Vagez Mixes The #6IXMIX For April 2017.
Last week Tory Lanez took to Twitter to hint he was going to drop some new remixes. https://twitter.com/torylanez/status/857481586668961792 Shortly after that he dropped a remix to Shining by DJ Khaled and labeled it a “SWAVE SESSION” release much like his remix to Controlla last year. Although in 2016 the Toronto rapper/singer didn’t follow up his SWAVE SESSION release, this year he restarts it and drops 2 … Continue reading Tory Lanez Drops 2 Back To Back Remixes, For His SWAVE SESSION Series.