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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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, 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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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 VIDEOS

Blacka Da Don – Doin’ Tingz (Feat. Eestbound)

Toronto rapper Blacka Da Don taps the Eestbound of Toronto’s rising trio EMP to drop this new video for Doin’ Tingz. Blacka seen some success last year with the release of his video for his Murda Beatz–produced banger Money Walk. To kick off 2017 Blacka gets rising producer Eestbound on the chorus for this new release. The video starts […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Val – 9teen

For his 19th birthday east end Toronto’s very talented R&B artist Louis Val not only delivered a new record, but he also went through a subtle name change. The amazing singer songwriter went from Louis Val to a simpler name–VAL. His new song is titled 9teen after the birthday he’s celebrating this year. 9teen is a soft, […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Bane – Blood On My Hands (Feat. Ty Senoj)

It’s a west end to east end ting on Bane’s newest release Blood On My Hands featuring Ty Senoj. Bane made no releases for the whole second half of 2016, but now in 2017, on his birthday he taps Ajax artist Ty Senoj for this tough, bass-filled record produced by Edeez. The new song got premiered on […]

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FEATURED, NEWS, PROJECTS

41 Notable Hip-Hop and R&B Projects From Toronto/GTA Artists In 2016

2016 has come to an end, and it’s been a very active one for the Toronto music scene. Many artists from Toronto and the GTA have gotten a chance at the spotlight this year. Artists like J-Soul and Jahkoy got record deals with major labels, the full OVO Sound team released projects this year, and […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Toronto’s Daniel Caesar Makes Undeniably Amazing Music. Stop Denying It.

Daniel Caesar is a very talented artist from Toronto, which should have already made it to your music rotation (and soul). The rising Toronto artist is originally from the Pickering-Ajax area, but he moved out to Toronto after graduation. Caesar is a member of IXXI–the same group as Toronto rapper Sean Leon (who is also from the Pickering area). […]

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INTERVIEWS

Listen To This Interview With Grammy-Winning Producer Boi-1da

Every Wednesday our friends at The Come Up Show release a podcast interview with local Toronto/GTA artists. Last week Toronto’s veteran rapper Tona was on the show and they released a two-part interview. This week Chedo interview OVO’s Grammy-winning producer Boi-1da. In the interview Boi-1da talks about turning 30 years old, his taste in music […]

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

Chillaa – Skyscraper

East end Toronto’s recording artist and producer Chillaa has been doing dancehall before it was a trend. Now he’s back with another dancehall record titled Skyscraper. It’s a catchy record, which Chillaa handled the production for as well as the vocals. Check it:

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MUSIC

Louis Val – BLAME (Prod. rare)

He’s from Toronto’s east end and he’s been growing into a very talented artist. His name is Louis Val and the consistency in his music is undeniable…which is probably why he was added to Toronto creative group BEVSTMODE after releasing his new song BLAME.  As usual the new Louis Val record is a smooth mellow track […]

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

Joel Lobban – Rant (Feat. Clairmont The Second)

Toronto’s west end and east end meet up on Ajax singer Joel Lobban’s new record Rant featuring Clairmont The Second. Clairmont just finished up his tour with Vancover’s SonReal. During the tour Joel released a Japain produced record featuring west end’s Clairmont. There’s been various times this year where Toronto’s east end and west end […]

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FEATURED

6 Boroughs That Technically Aren’t A Part of The 6ix, But Should Be.

In July 2014 Drake helped popularized the Jimmy Prime-coined name for our city “The 6ix” by announcing his album title Views From The 6. Since 2014 and Drake’s announcement, the media mention of this nickname for the enchanting city of Toronto grew substantially. This brought to light questions as to where the name came from, and […]

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PROJECTS

Joe Impala – Mood Swings

Ajax artist Joe Impala drops a 3-song EP to follow up his banger Pull Up On Me (Ft. Joel Labban). Impala produced two of the three songs and Ty Senoj produced the other. Joe provides a diversity of sounds. From R&B, to dancehall, to hip-hop this dope artist can kill any sound. Listen:

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