MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Staasia Daniels – Handle It

Toronto singer Staasia Daniels follows up her EP Mood Roulette, which dropped earlier this year with a jazzy, post-modern ballad, titled “Handle It” produced by Xpress aka DJXP. The song is smooth and down-tempo, and Staasia’s vocals vibe beautifully with the beat. Listen to Staasia’s latest release “Handle It” below:    

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

After A Very Successful Listening Party, Anders Releases His Second EP–”TWOs”

On Monday March 5th, Anders and the NST team hosted a listening party for his “TWOs EP” at Free Space in Downtown Toronto, the turn out was incredible. The only way to get into the event was by being invited or RSVPing. Hundreds of people attended, and everyone seemed to be really feeling the project. […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

Tory Lanez Releases The Visuals For His Single “Real Thing” Featuring Future.

Tory Lanez has been very actively rolling out his album Memories Don’t Die, and after a successful release and sold out show at The Mod Club, he releases the visuals for Real Thing. 

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Mickey Blue – Same Way

Markham’s very talented local singer Mickey Blue, drops “Same Way”, his first song of 2018. Mickey Blue raps through the first part and then it transitions to the smooth vocalizing Mickey kills throughout the rest of the track. Listen to Mickey Blue’s “Same Way”:

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MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

K. Forest Drops His EP “When It’s All Said and Done”

K. Forest, the pride of Brampton and Canadian superstar dropped his latest EP When It’s All Said and Done. The 5-track effort is his first major release of 2018, and is his latest project since Eyes of Taiga was released in 2016.

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Always Never – Hopeless

The talented music duo Always Never released their latest song, Hopeless.  Hopeless was written and produced by Always Never. The song is an electric and R&B infused track with ominous production. Hopeless has the artist contemplating his relationship and whether or not it’s reached the end. You could stream Hopeless below!

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MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

Adria Kain – DE{com}pressed

Adria Kain had been M.I.A. for almost a year before she started releasing music again. While there have been a couple of tracks that appeared on her Soundcloud in recent months, Adria’s big welcome back to the Toronto music scene is her new EP DE{com}pressed. At a recent show, Adria admitted that her disappearance from […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

Saudin – Belize (Video)

Saudin has released another music video, this time for a track off of his second EP A Midsummer’s Daydream titled “Belize.” The video features a relatively simple but visually appealing concept, much like the first video Saudin released called “Sunset.” The Mississauga singer can be seen on a boat serenading the camera with his R&B […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Charlotte Day Wilson – Doubt

The soulful Toronto talent Charlotte Day Wilson has released her new song “Doubt.” This is the first release we have seen from Charlotte since her album CDW in 2016. She did, however, lend her vocals to the song “Transform” on Daniel Caesar’s Freudian album which released in August. Charlotte has had a year full of […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Jessie Reyez – Cotton Candy

Toronto’s rising star Jessie Reyez releases another amazing song titled “Cotton Candy”. The new record includes beautiful, soul-touching vocals over a constant guitar strumming and is definitely one you should check out. <iframe width=”100%” height=”300″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”no” src=”https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/359312852&amp;color=%23ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false&amp;show_teaser=true&amp;visual=true”></iframe>

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Lais – Instances 

Weeks ago Toronto artist Lais started rolling out his “Give Me One More” EP. With two songs off the EP already released (Lil Lavish & Induce) as a part of his roll out, Lais delivers a third one titled “Instances”.  Lais spits soft and smooth vocals over an up-tempo, and at points trancey beat. The instrumental […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

K. Forest – Reverse (Official Video)

In September 2017, K. Forests song Reverse was posted on Blac Chyna’s IG with a video of her dancing to it. Initially we thought maybe this was a teaser to the official video for K’s banger Reverse, but we were wrong. With the release of the actual music video for the catchy Brampton banger we […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Tory Lanez – Sip It

After announcing his first single–Shooters–back in September, Tory Lanez gave a name for his upcoming album–Memories Don’t Die–and continued to drop music off the album. With three songs off the project already out, and the year coming to an end, Tory dropped another single. It’s titled “Sip It” and it’s a smooth, down-tempo song you could […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

Saudin – Sunset (Video)

Saudin has released visuals for his song “Sunset,” making this his first ever music video. The video begins with a sunset and the title, and cuts to Saudin smoking and singing on a roof as the sun goes down. The R&B singer of former Degrassi fame directed and edited the video himself. 2017 was a […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, NEWS, R&B/Soul

Lais Rolls Out Interactive Playlist “Give Me One More EP” In Anticipation For SESSIION 2

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 […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

11:11 – Home

Toronto artist 11:11 released his latest track Home, along with a lyric video. This is the second single he released in 2017. Home has a different feel to it than we’re accustomed to hearing from him. It features a more upbeat, pop-friendly sound, but the songwriting and his performance makes for an effortless delivery. New and […]

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PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

DVSN – Morning After

OVO Sound’s talented duo DVSN, made up of singer/songwriter Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85 released their 2nd project titled “Morning After”. Earlier in 2017 DVSN started rolling out the album with the release of songs like Don’t Choose, Mood, and P.O.V.  DVSN have proven to be one of the few acts who can successfully create classic […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Music Duo THENWHEN releases their debut single ‘Love Me Later’

Toronto has built a reputation for nurturing and developing talent, and this is especially true in our music scene. The latest example of this is musical duo THENWHEN. It consists of Prince and Petar, and they recently dropped their debut single Love Me Later. Love Me Later sets the tone for THENWHEN and establishes their own unique […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

JOSH DILLON – LOVER (Prod. Martin Sole)

If you don’t know Josh Dillon, he’s a singer from Brampton and a member of a rising indie collective from the B’s that goes by the name WayCool. The team consists of artists and producers alike whom are all from Brampton. Josh is the singer in the collective and his latest release was produced by Martin Sole […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

GOVI – Back To Basics (Feat. Lou Val)

Two of Ajax, Ontario’s very talented up and comers–GOVI and Lou Val–team up for a smooth, mellow and relaxing track titled “Back To Basics”.  Lou Val has been on a roll during the second half of 2017. His music has been selected for OVO Sound Radio a few times. This feature Lou Val hops on […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Eryn Martin – Trip (Prod. CVRE)

Brampton’s very own Eryn Martin–whom if you been following from the start you may know as E Dog–released a smooth and relaxing CVRE–produced track titled “Trip”.  This new single is Eryn’s first and only release of 2017. The record was picked up by Pigeons & Planes whom are a reputable blog owned by Complex. Eryn […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, NEWS, R&B/Soul

Majid Jordan Announce Album Release Date & Tour Dates

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 […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, R&B/Soul

Tory Lanez Taps Future For His Latest Banger–”Real Thing”

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 […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Toronto’s Rising Star Jessie Reyez Releases Hot New Single Titled “Phone Calls”

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 […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

Anders Makes His Visual Debut On “Diamonds”

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 […]

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AFRO-BEATS, DANCEHALL/REGGAE, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Netto – The Weekend (Official Video)

Toronto’s multi-talented act Netto makes his debut with this afro-beat banger titled “The Weekend”. Netto is a recording artist, producer, DJ, and a student of the Remix Project. From spinning killer sets weekly at an event he hosts in collaboration with a fellow Remix peer, to producing his own beats, and then hopping on them […]

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NEWS, R&B/Soul

Blac Chyna Teases K. Forest’s Video for ‘Reverse’

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. […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Pooks – Drop It

Toronto artist and producer Pooks just released his new song “Drop It.” His Soundcloud is currently filled more with beats from his production talents as opposed to his own music, but that seems to be set to change. He had formerly gone by PookieMSQ, but took some time off and changed his name before releasing […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Jay Glavany – With You

Toronto artist Jay Glavany released his second single, With You. This R&B masterpiece was produced by Glavany himself. With You deals with him telling his girl that he appreciates her support and that he’s down for her as well. Listen to With You below!

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MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

Mickey Blue – What I Wouldn’t Do (EP)

Mickey Blue has released his sophomore EP, titled What I Wouldn’t Do. It is 5 tracks in length, including the previously released single “Anything.” All of the songs can be classified as love songs, just in time for cuffing season. Anyone who attended 199Z Fest in mid-August where Mickey was one of the headliners should […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

DVSN Releases New Song Titled “Mood” And Announces Album Release Date.

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 […]

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

OVO’s New Signee–Plaza–Makes Visual Debut With Release Of “Personal” Video

OVO’s Plaza has released a video for his single “Personal.” This is Plaza’s first video and is directed by Nina Djacic, who was the cinematographer on Roy Woods’ video “Love You.” Much like the album art on his Shadow EP, the video features a lot of dark lighting. It mostly takes place in the back […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

Jessie Reyez – Blue Ribbon (Offical Video)

With no sight of losing momentum, Jessie Reyez continues to leverage off of the last, building on her unrelenting, breakthrough hype. As collateral, Reyez pulls another gem from the much-acclaimed Kiddo EP, releasing yesterday the fan-driven video for “Blue Ribbon.” In this visual, Reyez finds herself superimposed on many stages, candidly captured within a montage […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

PartyNextDoor Releases Four New Tracks on SoundCloud.

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 […]

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MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

Saudin – A Midsummer’s Daydream

Saudin had originally planned to release A Midsummer’s Daydream on August 25th, however quoted issues with SoCan as the release was delayed to the 28th. The EP is four tracks, currently listed as one long song on Soundcloud. All tracks were produced by Emjay, with dF assisting on the lead track “Destiny.” They maintain the chill […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

Khaliowe – The Way (EP)

Mississauga’s Khaliowe has released his debut EP titled The Way. The five songs include previously released tracks “Love for the Soul” and “Who I Want.” The project maintains the smooth R&B with occasional hints of dancehall that we have heard from Khaliowe so far on his five previous songs. The Way also includes a nod […]

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MUSIC, PROJECTS, R&B/Soul

Daniel Caesar – Freudian

The highly anticipated album from Daniel Caesar titled Freudian was released late last night. It consists of 10 tracks including the previously released tracks “Get You (feat. Kali Uchis),” “We Find Love” and “Blessed.” Besides Kali Uchis, the album also features H.E.R., Syd and Charlotte Day Wilson. Daniel’s star has been rapidly rising lately. Within […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

K. Forest – Easy Way

K. Forest is back with his latest single Easy Way. This song features production courtesy of dF. It has an upbeat sound and some traces of latin music in the instrumental. The theme is about a girl he’s in a relationship with trying to leave. Easy Way is a great song, and K. Forest continues to deliver […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, NEWS, R&B/Soul

VAL Drops Two New Tracks on OVO Sound Radio

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 […]

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