Toronto rapper Cardo Antonnio along with his brother and producer J Cortz, have come along way since the first songs they released and their growth shows on “Baby Bounce”. Listen to the up-tempo, smooth, and digital-sounding project below: https://soundcloud.com/uptwnestate/sets/baby-bounce-1 Cardo and J have been working together from the start, and they have been consistently getting recognized by various platforms. Aside from releasing music every … Continue reading Toronto Rapper Cardo Antonnio Drops “Baby Bounce” The Prequel To An Upcoming Project
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”.
Continue reading SHEV Delivers A 2 For 1 Release For His On-Going Playlist “The Vault”
Brampton rapper Derin Falana makes his 2018 debut with “The Change Up”.
Jane and Finch rapper–Friyie–rapidly follows up his first release of 2018 “Collect” with visuals for a new song titled “Remember My Name”. Continue reading Toronto Rapper Friyie Wants You To Remember His Name With This New Release.
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. Continue reading K. Forest Drops His EP “When It’s All Said and Done”
Brampton rapper SHEV teams up with his FTM (For The Moment) comrade Lil’ 4N for “Buckets” their new Martin Sole–produced release. Continue reading SHEV – Buckets (Feat. Lil’ 4N)
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”
Brampton rapper Northside Benji is on the rise and he has some “Confessions” for us on his new track. Continue reading Northside Benji – Confessions (Official Video)
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.
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&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true”></iframe> Continue reading Jessie Reyez – Cotton Candy
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.
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 see that Blac Chyna’s snippet isn’t a part of the … Continue reading K. Forest – Reverse (Official Video)
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 just vibe to. Listen below: Continue reading Tory Lanez – Sip It
After releasing three new songs, Tory Lanez follows them up with the music video for “Shooters”–the first single off of “Memories Don’t Die”. The video premiered via Billboard and like most–(if not all)–of Tory’s visuals, it was shot and directed by Toronto’s ZacFacts. Watch below: Continue reading Tory Lanez – Shooters (Official Video)
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”
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’
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)
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)
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.
Brampton native Derin Falana dropped a new track, “Break Out,” his newest addition to the compilation These Days: Audio Journal. The song features more R&B elements as opposed to the raps on Derin’s earlier tracks. When he first released the project These Days, Derin stated that he would continue adding to the compilation to provide updates on his life. So far we have seen about a … Continue reading Derin Falana – Break Out
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
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 quick cover up? I needed a root canal. I had … Continue reading Tamera Russell – Root Canal
Josh Dillon–the Waycool vocalist out of Brampton–kicks off summer with his new dynamic record “SOS”. Josh once again links up with fellow Waycool producer Martin Sole, after both coming off a strong release of their latest pacifying single “Ones”. SOS is to date Josh’s most aggressive and bouncy ballad, thanks in part to the crazy production from Sole. Be sure to expect a lot more from Josh … Continue reading Josh Dillon – SOS (Prod. Martin Sole)
Derin Falana drops a very creative new video for his track fittingly titled “N64″. With all the bars referencing to video games it was only right that the visuals had to be on that sort of theme. In the visuals for Derin Falana’s latest release himself and director JR Ali turn parts of Toronto into a Nintendo game with special effects. The dope, unique visuals work … Continue reading Derin Falana – N64 (Official Video)
RAAHIEM LIVE @ DRAKE UNDERGROUND Music By: Laith Hakeem Date: Thursday, June 29 @ 8PM Address: 1150 Queen Street West Ticket Price: $10-$20 Concert Type: Headlining Show BUY TICKETS Continue reading RAAHIEM LIVE @ Drake Underground [June 29]
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”
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
Bane is a rising talent from west of Toronto who has been making a name for himself with creative releases over the past couple years. Bane and his crew have a distinct sound that fuses darker elements of production with lyrical dexterity. Having released records with some of the city’s top young producers such as WondaGurl and Eestbound, Bane is gearing up to release new … Continue reading Brampton Artist Bane Releases Emotional New Record With “Too Close
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.
Brampton’s Derin Falana demands the praise and respect he’s earned over the years with this hard new track titled “Think It Through.” Falana’s dope new song release starts off with a sample basically saying Derin Falana should be on every Toronto music list. The beat then transitions into the typical low-fi, underwater sound, Drake and 40 have made so popular. It’s time for everyone to stop sleeping … Continue reading Derin Falana Premieres His Newest Audio Journal Addition “Think It Through” Via HNHH.
Summer’s Interlude 2017 Presented by Jesso & SoundStock Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave. Doors open at 9 PM Show start at 10 PM $10 Early Bird. $20 at the Door. “Summer’s Interlude 2017” is a musical showcase/concert highlighting some of the Toronto’s brightest up-and-coming Hip-Hop and R&B talent. Incorporating live instrumentation with an in-house band to complement the vocal stylings of the … Continue reading Summer’s Interlude 2017 @ Supermarket [June 8th]
Toronto’s ALL.ME follows up the video release of We Live with this hard new release titled “No Favours.” This head-bobber of a track is all about burning bridges as he’s doing it without them himself. With quite some time of delivering consistent content, A.M is slowly creating a pretty strong catalogue. This new release is definitely one of the songs that show that something special in … Continue reading ALL.ME – No Favours
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”
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.
Meek mill unleashes another video off of DC4, and this time it’s for “Litty Again” featuring Tory Lanez. The video includes shots of Tory and Meek posted up by the Wraith and a private jet. It also goes back and forth between visuals which depict a story including Meek’s team doing credit card scams in different cities. It’s a creative and well done music video, … Continue reading Meek Mill – Litty Again (Feat. Tory Lanez) [Official Video]
Towards the end of April Tory took to Twitter to tell us he had some fire on the way with Dave East. https://twitter.com/torylanez/status/858177666394075136 That fire is here, and it’s titled Out of Center. The production was on point and handled by TripleA. Both Tory and Dave are at a great point in their career and we’re glad they teamed up to drop this hot collaboration track. Take it … Continue reading Tory Lanez Teams Up With Dave East To Drop “Out Of Center”
Roy Woods’ UTU group co-member TRIPSIXX makes his 2017 debut with this wavy new release titled Casino. The song was produced by Toronto’s very own Krinny and he did a great job. The beat is hard and it works smoothly with TRIP’S flow on the track. Listen below: Continue reading TRIPSIXX – Casino (Prod. Krinny)
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)
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.
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”
A few months after sharing a video on Twitter earlier this year showing Kylie Jenner bumping his his record Love You, Roy Woods drops the official video for the song. https://twitter.com/RoyWoods/status/826158444499570688 In March Roy announced he’s working on his next album titled Say Less. https://twitter.com/RoyWoods/status/839883710723944451 Now about a month after announcing his next album, OVO’s rising star decided to officially drop the music video for Love You off of … Continue reading Roy Woods – Love You (Official Video)
Toronto’s very talented hispanic-Canadian singer Jessie Reyez drops the first official video off of her debut project Kiddo. The visuals paint a very dark picture of a delicate topic. The video kicks off with a very short monologue from Jessie saying she always dreamt to be a singer as a kid. It then cuts to a shot with a homemade video effect with a little girl … Continue reading Jessie Reyez – Gatekeeper (Official Video)
PRYDE @ THE MOD CLUB Special Guest: RAJAN Date: Wednesday, May 10 @ 7:00PM Address: 722 College Street, Toronto, ON Ticket Price: $18-$40 Concert Type: Headlining Show BUY TICKETS Continue reading Pryde @ The Mod Club [May 10]
Pryde releases another video to follow up the visuals he dropped last week for West End Rebound. This week he drops the visuals for Prove Me Wrong, which is also on his latest project Loverboy. Check out the video below: Continue reading Pryde – Prove Me Wrong (Official Video)
It’s that time of they year again, for the 35th year, Canadian Music Week is back! The 1-week festival will start on April 18 and go through to April 23. There are many talented acts from Canada and beyond and although the acts spread far beyond the hip-hop and R&B genre this guide is just for the followers of Toronto’s hip-hop/R&B scene. A lot of … Continue reading The Essential Toronto Hip-Hop/R&B Guide To Canadian Music Week 2017
Waycool’s Kyle Wildfern is back with his new record Money, Money Money. The record’s production is handled by previous collaborators and fellow Waycool members DviousMindZ and Martin Sole. Both of the producers previously collaborated on Wildfern’s previous release No Ways. Listen to Kyle Wildfern’s Money, Money, Money Freestyle: Continue reading Kyle Wildfern – Money, Money, Money Freestyle (Prod. Dviousmindz & Martin Sole)
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 have chemistry. Take it in: Continue reading Jviden – Code (Prod. dF)
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. Continue reading Pryde – West End Rebound (Official Video)
Brampton’s rising rap star Derin Falana teams up with producer Jahmal Gittens once again for his new song These Days. With the release of the song came the announcement of a SoundCloud playlist which Falana refers to as These Days: Audio Journal. https://t.co/V51iJ47RY3pic.twitter.com/W0hYCyR6s0 — Derin Falana (@derinfalana) April 4, 2017 Listen here: Continue reading Derin Falana – These Days (Prod. Jahmal Gittens)
Earlier this year Made in Toronto was invited to cover UNCRWND’s third official showcase, and it’s at this event where we met JETSET and DJ Stella. The event was a success and not only was JETSET’s set one of the most energetic, but his DJ did a great job as well. This sparked our interest in enlisting the dope Toronto nightlife DJ. DJ Stella was … Continue reading Toronto Newcomer JETSET’s Official DJ–DJ Stella–Helped Us Curate The 6IXMIX For March 2017.
Brampton’s very own K.Forest is back with two new bangers to solidify his position as one of the next ups from our music scene. Both of Forest’s new records are produced by his frequent collaborator dF who worked with the B-Town singer/rapper on his hit song Guidance. The two new tracks K.Forest delivered early this month are titled Low Low and On Deck. When comparing … Continue reading K. Forest Drops 2 Hot dF–Produced Tracks.
Waycool’s 19-year-old rapper Josh Dillon is back with his new record Ones. The song’s production is handled by previous collaborator & fellow Waycool member Martin Sole. The two previously collaborated on Dillon’s previous release Limbo earlier this year. Take it in: Continue reading Josh Dillon – Ones (Prod. Martin Sole)
Brampton’s talented young rapper Van Hill gets his new single Rollin’ premiered by Noisey making this his first release since the Sad Day At Wonderland EP. Hill is gearing up to release a new mixtape titled Amsterdam Motor Show, which is set to release soon. Rollin’ is a bass-bumping record with dope production that was handled by GHD and Shivvy B. Check it out: Continue reading Van Hill – Rollin’ (Prod. GHD & Shivvy B)
Waycool’s songstress Aiona quickly reemerges with her new single Pointless. Reflecting on a “Pointless” relationship, Aiona turns this sorrowful record into a thing of beauty. The gloomy production is handled by previous collaborator and fellow Waycool member Martin Sole. Listen: Continue reading Aiona – Pointless (Prod. Martin Sole)
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.
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
Brampton has proven to be a hotspot for the talent in our hip-hop scene and up and comer Haviah Mighty solidifies her position as a dope MC from the B’s with her 5th project Flower City. If you’ve ever seen the talented 24-year old rapper perform you’ll agree that her energy and aggression in the delivery of her bars is on point. The passion and hunger … Continue reading Haviah Mighty – Flower City