Brampton Rapper Northside Benji Goes In On Charlie Sloth’s “Fire In The Booth”

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”

Yung Tory Kicks Off 2017 Appearing In 2 New Music Videos.

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.

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> Continue reading Jessie Reyez – Cotton Candy

Daniel Caesar Delivers Visuals for Freudian (Video)

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 Come Up Show 10 Year Anniversary [Nov 30th]

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]

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 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”

Killy Makes It 3 For 3 With The Release Of His Banger “No Romance”

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”

Pressa – Bloody Hands (Prod. Murda Beatz)

Murda Beatz taps Toronto’s rising trap star Pressa yet again for a track titled “Bloody Hands”.  The two had collaborated for their banger Novacane at the end of 2016, and went on to build a relationship with the OVO Sound camp. Both Murda and Pressa spent time on road with Drake and OVO at some point in 2017. Now, as we enter the last quarter … Continue reading Pressa – Bloody Hands (Prod. Murda Beatz)

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 seat of a car with a beautiful woman. Watch the … Continue reading OVO’s New Signee–Plaza–Makes Visual Debut With Release Of “Personal” Video

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 of performances and venues; of course, killing each set with … Continue reading Jessie Reyez – Blue Ribbon (Offical Video)

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 on Soundcloud and he has confirmed they will not be … Continue reading PartyNextDoor Releases Four New Tracks on SoundCloud.

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 R&B vibe we have seen from Saudin’s past releases. Saudin … Continue reading Saudin – A Midsummer’s Daydream

Pryde – Woadie (Offical Video)

For the seventh consecutive week, the Toronto-based artist, Pryde (or f.k.a D.Pryde), continues his i love u, don’t worry series with the release of his latest video, “Woadie.” The track is the last visual conceived for the seven-part series, produced by K-BeatZ, and directed solely by Pat Greenall. The video captures Pryde in his native element – surrounded by his entourage of friends, turning up, … Continue reading Pryde – Woadie (Offical Video)

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 to his city on “Westside Legend.” Listen to the EP … Continue reading Khaliowe – The Way (EP)

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 the past couple of weeks, Daniel has performed on The … Continue reading Daniel Caesar – Freudian

Sean Leon Surprises Fans with Two New Tracks

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

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 came at the end of Oliver’s mix. The songs, especially … Continue reading VAL Drops Two New Tracks on OVO Sound Radio

Sean Leon – GOLD

Sean Leon wasted no time releasing new music. Just a little over a week after his memorable headlining show at The Mod Club, Sean drops the track Gold. Produced by Wondagurl and FrancisGotHeat, the track seems to be taking shots at fellow Toronto rapper Jazz Cartier. In the bridge of the song, it is difficult to determine whether Sean is saying “hear the shots hit … Continue reading Sean Leon – GOLD

K. Forest – Two Two’s

Forest just dropped the track “Two Twos” produced by dF. This is the fourth song we’ve seen from K. Forest since his EP Eyes of Taiga released last November. The song features references to Ginuwine and the Knicks while maintaining a chill vibe. Time will tell if this track is part of Forest’s promised upcoming project Pray for a Beautiful Sky. Listen to the full … Continue reading K. Forest – Two Two’s

Watch The Video For Majid Jordan and PARTYNEXTDOOR’s New Collab “One I Want”

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”

Sean Leon Makes A New Playlist Including His 2 New Tracks “Tony Flamingo” and “Sidelines”

Sean Leon kicked off the Summer with an energetic and dope performance at Manifesto 11, and now follows it up with 2 new song releases. Leon performed both of these songs at the RBC Echo Beach for Manifesto and has now officially released them. The new songs he performed are called “Tony Flamingo” and “Sidelines”.  Sean made a playlist tiled “Life Goes On Without You”, … Continue reading Sean Leon Makes A New Playlist Including His 2 New Tracks “Tony Flamingo” and “Sidelines”

11:11 – Good Love (Official Video)

Toronto artist 11:11 recently dropped the visuals for Good Love. The song itself was produced by Rob Holladay, and the video was directed by Zecko and Jonny Lingo. Good Love is meant to show the impact of a break-up and is based on 11’s personal experience. This is a good song and it’s supported with a creative, well-directed video. Watch Good Love below!     Continue reading 11:11 – Good Love (Official Video)

K. Forest Announces Upcoming Album And Releases “Reverse”

Brampton’s rising local R&B star K. Forest teams up with his producer dF to unleash “Reverse”–the single off his upcoming album. The new record is probably the closest song K has to his banger Guidance also produced by dF. It’s clear that dF and Forest aim to blur the lines between Afro beats/soca and R&B/soul with this new one. The blend of uptempo drums that … Continue reading K. Forest Announces Upcoming Album And Releases “Reverse”

Pressa – “No Stomach” (Official Video)

Toronto rapper Pressa has been making big moves all year, and now he follows up his Press Machine Mixtape with a video for “No Stomach”. The visuals were premiered via WSHH, shot by Pressa’s videographer NV, and are all black and white. In the video Pressa hangs with a baddie and raps the lyrics to his smooth and catchy mixtape cut “No Stomach”. Continue reading Pressa – “No Stomach” (Official Video)

Mississauga’s Anders Proves He’s Next Up With The Release Of His Debut “669 EP”

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”

The Guide To Toronto’s June 2017 Shows Featuring Local Hip-Hop/R&B Acts.

  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.

The Quick 411 On Scarborough’s Amazing New R&B Act–Kristina Alcordo.

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.

Toronto/New York Newcomer Zolo Taps Tory Lanez For “Need Somebody” Remix.

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.

12AM – Devin Booker

Toronto’s talented young vocalist 12AM drops a new song titled Devin Booker. In this new track, 12AM blends his amazing vocalizing with a trap flow. He celebrates being young and up in this new track by comparing himself to ball player Devin Booker who scored the second most points since Kobe’s 81 point game. Listen to 12’s new banger Devin Booker below: Continue reading 12AM – Devin Booker

Derin Falana – Sunset Interlude (Prod. by HOME, Po & Lucidox)

Brampton’s very own Derin Falana is back with more new music to add to his “These Days: Audio Journal” on Soundcloud. A day before it’s release Falana invited fans and followers to email him to hear his new song Sunset Interlude early.  The new song is on a summer vibe in anticipation for those long sunny days and it is not your usual Derin Falana track. Listen below: Continue reading Derin Falana – Sunset Interlude (Prod. by HOME, Po & Lucidox)

Brampton Newcomer Aiona Drops “Too Late” Shortly After Her Video Debut For “You & I”

Aiona is a singer from Brampton who introduced herself to the scene just has already released a few solid record. Now a few weeks after singing vocals for Brampton rapper Derin Falana’s song Cruising, Aiona drops a new song titled Too Late.  Too Late released hours after Aiona made her on-screen debut with her first official release You & I. Watch the video below.   Continue reading Brampton Newcomer Aiona Drops “Too Late” Shortly After Her Video Debut For “You & I”

Devon Tracy – Brothers (Official Video)

Sauga’s multi-talented rapper Devon Tracy is back and it’s with the video for the official single titled Brothers off his upcoming project Life After Midnight. The song is about putting his brothers first and it includes a visual skit of the young rapper ditching a girl who was making him pick her over his boys. The video then goes on to shots of Tracy with his team … Continue reading Devon Tracy – Brothers (Official Video)

Allan Kingdom – Lines (Ft. Ramriddlz) [Prod. Jaegen & Arnold]

Mississauga’s Ramriddlz is featured on the title record of St. Paul, USA artist Allan Kingdom’s project LINES. The song has that smooth, watered-down, dancehall sound that Ramriddlz has become known for. The Sauga artist’s producer Jaegen shares the production credit with a producer named Arnold and they clearly did a great job. Listen:   Continue reading Allan Kingdom – Lines (Ft. Ramriddlz) [Prod. Jaegen & Arnold]

Sean Leon – Charge It To The WAV (Prod. Eestbound)

After releasing the first part–I Think You’ve Gone Made–of what appears to be a 3-part project, Sean Leon is back with a new song titled Charge It To The WAV. The new release is produced by Eestbound of the Toronto/GTA trio EMP. Eestbound does a great job delivering a beat that is very on-brand with Sean Leon’s other music. Most of the beats Sean Leon … Continue reading Sean Leon – Charge It To The WAV (Prod. Eestbound)

Zayn Malik Teases New MurdaBeatz-Produced Single Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR

Internationally-known singer Zayn Malik has been teasing his followers about something “exciting” (has his tweet hints) on the way. Then he released the art work for the track and revealed it’s featuring none other than OVO Sound’s PARTYNEXTDOOR. The song is called Still Got Time and by the sound of the snippet it may have some of PARTY’s Caribbean influence. pic.twitter.com/Gn1QaNoFOh — zayn (@zaynmalik) March 21, … Continue reading Zayn Malik Teases New MurdaBeatz-Produced Single Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR

Tory Lanez Has Dropped 3 New Videos This Month.

The third month of 2017 is almost gone and Tory Lanez dropped three new music videos throughout it. Two of the three songs Tory dropped visuals for this month were from The New Toronto 2 and one of them was for his collab with Sean Paul. On the same day he released the first of the three new videos–Tek Weh Yuh Heart–he announced that his … Continue reading Tory Lanez Has Dropped 3 New Videos This Month.

Derin Falana – Cruising

Brampton has been officially recognized has a hotbed for a lot of the talent coming our of Canada, and Derin Falana is a prime example of that. Falana’s growth over the years has been organic and inspirational. His debut release for 2017 is a song called Cruising produced by Po and Jordan Manswell with vocals by a local singer called AIONA. It’s a 2-part song and the … Continue reading Derin Falana – Cruising

Raahiem – Love & War

Brampton’s very talented R&B singer Raahiem makes an impression with his new song Love & War, which is apparently the single off of his upcoming EP Fear Of The Unknown. The spacey and smooth new record by Raahiem was premiered via The Fader. Brampton’s rising new singer tells Fader the following about the song: “This is a selfish apology of sorts, addressing faults, but also … Continue reading Raahiem – Love & War

Derin Falana – Live From Hollowgrove (Prod. Jahmal Gittens)

Derin Falana is back after a 3-month hiatus with this strong new release titled after a street in Brampton–Hollowgrove. The new record Live From Hollowgrove serves as Derin’s announcement that he’s back at it for 2017. The song starts of by the Flower City rapper stating he’s back to work at his engineer Po’s house. Since he released Live From Rocky Mountain in April 2016 Derin has … Continue reading Derin Falana – Live From Hollowgrove (Prod. Jahmal Gittens)

WhatsJaye – “Voicemails”

Kitchener’s up coming artists WhatsJaye released a smooth, but wavy new song called Voicemails about a week ago. Today he’s ready to release the video for his dope new record produced by Jxxbx. WhatsJaye is a young 19-year old up and comer from Kitchener. For those who don’t know Kitchener, it’s a city about an hour outside of Toronto. The Greater Toronto Area singer/rapper has been releasing music … Continue reading WhatsJaye – “Voicemails”

Tory Lanez – Blue Jay Season

It’s been quite a year for Tory Lanez. From having multiple #1 records, being the face of “The New Toronto”, having a successful debut album with I Told You and currently being on tour, he’s still continuing to put out music. This time he’s back with his new track Blue Jay Season. It’s produced by Play Picasso, Tory Lanez himself and Lee.T. Blue Jay Season is … Continue reading Tory Lanez – Blue Jay Season

Saudin – Sunset (Prod. Jaegen & 1Mind)

Toronto artist Saudin recently released his new song ‘Sunset’. It has a very laid back, mellow vibe that has widely become recognized as Toronto’s signature sound. It boasts production from 1Mind X Jaegenha. ‘Sunset’ finds him dealing with a girl that feels strongly about him, and would do just about anything for him. This song will definitely be a good addition to your late night … Continue reading Saudin – Sunset (Prod. Jaegen & 1Mind)

Jaiden – Classic (Feat. K. Forest)

If you haven’t heard of Brampton rapper Jaiden take a look back at K. Forest’s HotNewHipHop premiered debut project Forest Fire. The Brampton natives collaborated for K. Forest’s dope record Tippin’, (which recently got remixed by Toronto’s Jay Glavany) and you’ll see this rappers skill. Today (04/10/2016) Jaiden drops a new track called “Classic” and it’s a collaboration with K. Forest and dF after the Brampton singer … Continue reading Jaiden – Classic (Feat. K. Forest)

E DOG – Swallow (Prod. DannyGolden)

Brampton’s Eryn Martin aka E DOG has consistently burred the lines in her rapping. Her gloomy, but melodic tracks have really been working for her. The B Town rapper has created a distinguished sound that has no similarity to any known rapper. E DOG is here to stay, and her new song Swallow is just one other reason why we think that. Listen: Continue reading E DOG – Swallow (Prod. DannyGolden)