HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, PROJECTS

SHEV Delivers A 2 For 1 Release For His On-Going Playlist “The Vault”

SHEV has been keeping consistent with his releases for his on-going playlist “The Vault”, and this week he delivers two songs instead of one. His new song releases are titled “Run A Mission” and “Man Up”. 

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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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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FEATURED, MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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EVENTS

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 […]

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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

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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 […]

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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, MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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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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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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” […]

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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 […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

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 […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

VAL – Mi Amor

The soulful sounds of VAL are back with the track “Mi Amor” produced by HMLT. This is the first we’ve heard from VAL in a year. The track mixes Latin elements with chill vibes to create an ideal song for late nights that have you feeling some type of way. VAL has been tweeting since […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

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, […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Tamera Russell – Root Canal

Tamera Russell aka TRuss has released her 9-track project titled Root Canal. She described the reason behind the name by comparing love to candy. She stated that it “tastes good & gives you a rush” but can result in a cavity. She goes on to state “what if the damage done requires more than a […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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”.  […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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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 […]

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EVENTS, FEATURED, NEWS

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 […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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

Joe Impala – Where You From

Ajax’s very talented Joe Impala was making dancehall vibes before the wave picked up and he has a new one just in time for Summer 2017. Impala’s new record is called Where You From and it’s a self-produced song on a smooth and relaxing tropical vibe. Check it out below:

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MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS, R&B/Soul

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Jviden – Code (Prod. dF)

Brampton’s talented rising rapper Jaiden is back with another hot dF-produced track. The 905 rapper continues to show pride and love for the B’s as he chants in the chorus of this new song titled Code. From his last release Dopamine to this new one Jaiden comes correct on the dope dF-production and proves the two […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Pryde – West End Rebound (Official Video)

A month before his headlining show at The Mod Club, Brampton artist Pryde drops the video for West End Rebound off his project Loverboy. The video is very well done and illustrates a story that works perfectly with the lyrics. You can go see Pryde live at his show on May 10th.

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

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:  

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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 […]

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MUSIC

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS, NEWS

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

K. Forest – Link (Official Video)

Brampton’s talented K. Forest is on the rise and he drops off the music video for his banger–Link. After his success from the dF–produced song Guidance, which got remixed and placed on Travis Scott’s BITTSM, Forest followed up with Link. Now, K drops the official video for the record. Check it out:

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MUSIC VIDEOS

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Van Hill – Global (Prod. DBLCRSS)

Brampton rapper Van Hill teams up with Hamilton’s DBLCRSS for this new song called Global. Van Hill drops various dope, but subtle flow switch ups over DBLCRSS is tough bass-filled instrumental. Van also confirms there’s a project on the way in response to a comment on the new track. Listen:  

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

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Derin Falana – Bet (Official Video)

Brampton rapper has released his second video off of his latest mixtape Live From Rocky Mountain. It’s for his banging single Bet. Derin Falana shows what it’s like going from struggle rapper to rising star in Toronto with this amazing new video. Check it out:

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