MUSIC

Toronto Rapper Cardo Antonnio Drops “Baby Bounce” The Prequel To An Upcoming Project

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:   Cardo and J have been working together from the start, and they have been consistently getting […]

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MUSIC

Toronto Rappers K Money and Yung Tory Team Up For “Hurt You”

Both K Money and Yung Tory have been receiving a lot of attention in the past year, and now they join forces for a new banger “Hurt You”.  K Money has seen a lot of success recently thanks to his local banger “Come Outside”, which is being spinned at clubs all over the city, and at […]

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, MUSIC VIDEOS

Watch The Visuals For Big Lean’s New Banger “Hermes” Featuring Giggs.

Toronto rapper Big Lean released a new banger with U.K. rapper Giggs titled Hermes while on tour with PARTYNEXTDOOR in Europe. Throughout the month of February Big Lean was on tour with PARTYNEXTDOOR and Jessie Reyes, for the Infinity Tour.  Had Da Place Lit✨ #HERMES #infinitytour A post shared by BIG LEAN (@biglean_) on Feb 25, […]

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

Watch Clairmont The Second’s “Old Clothes” Featuring Long Time Friend And Local Rapper Hezi

In 2017 Toronto rapper Clairmont The Second released his album Lil Mont From The Ave including only one feature–Hezi–and that’s who he teams up with for his hot new single “Old Clothes”.  If you’ve been following Clairmont’s come up you’d know Hezi has been a friend, member of his camp, and frequent collaborator of the […]

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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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MUSIC

Toronto’s Youngest Rising Star LB Makes His 2018 Debut With “I Love My Gang”

It was only a year ago when Jane and Finch’s youngest rising star Lb surfaced onto the Toronto hip-hop scene with his banger My Phone. Since then, the young rapper has built quite a reputation for himself. He spent the year releasing content, doing features, and killing every chorus he hopped on. Lb’s catchy flows, and quotable […]

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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

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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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, MUSIC VIDEOS

Toronto’s Prime Boys Team Up With Murda Beatz For Their New Banger “Come Wit It”

The last time we heard all three of the Prime Boys on one track was for their 2016 banger Front Page. Now, over a year since the three hop on one track together they’re back with another MurdaBeatz-produced banger titled “Come Wit It”. The song was officially premiered via WorldStarHipHop’s Heatseeker playlist on Youtube. Jay Whiss […]

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

Toronto Duo CMDWN Team’s Up With ATL’s Lil Yachty & Nessly For 2 New Songs.

Toronto rap duo CMDWN has had a very strong 2017. From dropping a dope second project–Castro vs Fiji–and self-hosting their own headlining show at the Phoenix Concert Theatre the duo have been on a roll. Now, they’re back to make some more noise with two new songs featuring Atlanta artists. The first is by FIJI […]

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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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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Killy – Forecast (Prod. Bluxz)

Toronto’s rising young Rapper Killy is back with another banger titled “Forecast”. In the IG description promoting the new track Killy might be hinting at a project being on the way. In a post with the cover he has the caption “Before The Storm”. The instrumental was made by a producer named Bluxz and the heavy […]

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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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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, 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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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC VIDEOS

Jane & Finch Rapper Lil 6 Is Back With A “Special Delivery”

Towards the end of 2016 Jane & Finch’s very own Lil 6 made his debut onto the Toronto rap scene with the visuals for his banger “6th Man”. The track seen quite some success, especially for a first release. He then followed up with a video for a track titled “10 Millions” a couple months ago. […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

BAKA – Money In The Bank

Drake’s friend and the latest rapper to sign to OVO–Baka–is back with a follow up to his trap hit Live Up To My Name, it’s titled “Money In The Bank” and it might just be another banger. It’s been a special year for Baka. After the crazy success of Live Up To My Name becoming the Toronto trap […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC VIDEOS

Tory Lanez – Shooters (Official Video)

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:

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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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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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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, MUSIC VIDEOS

Jr Fomlay – Space (Official Video)

Toronto rapper JR Fomlay makes his debut onto the local hip-hop scene with the video for his track “Space”. The track is shot by a young Toronto cinematographer who goes by the name Ill Cinematics. A whole lot of blunts and a whole lot of energy is in the air throughout the visuals of this hot […]

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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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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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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Meet Friyie: The Toronto Rapper That Caught Floyd Mayweather’s Attention.

Maybe you haven’t heard of Friyie yet, but you almost certainly heard his music. His work has caught the attention of Floyd Mayweather, Anzel Jennings of Double Dose Entertainment, and much of the world. From the release of his successful singles such as Money Team and 5 Ways, Friyie has elevated his status from local […]

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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

Jay Whiss – Love The Game (Official Video)

Toronto rapper and member of local music group Prime—Jay Whiss—drops off a new song with visuals attached. The track is titled “Love The Game” and Jimmy Prime, Donnie, and Smoke Dawg all appear in the music video. This is Jay’s second video release of the year, the first one being Welcome To The Life. Both […]

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Donnie – No Money, No Funny

Toronto Rapper Donnie quickly follows up the video release for his banger “Running” with this new audio “No Money, No Funny”. The Prime group member keeps the consistency with this new track produced by Murda Beatz. Both of his most recent releases are very catchy and will slide into your music rotation very easily.  Listen to […]

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EVENTS, FEATURED

199Z’s First Music Fest Featured An All-Toronto/GTA Line Up & Was A Success.

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Jazz Cartier – Nobody’s Watching

Jazz Cartier just dropped “Nobody’s Watching,” a club anthem ready track. The song was produced by Mike WiLL Made It, a change from Jazz’s usual producer Lantz. “Nobody’s Watching” is the first of two songs Jazz is releasing as part of his collaboration with Red Bull Sound Select. While fans are stuck continuing to wait for Cartier’s next album […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Baka – Live Up To My Name (Official Video)

From being sampled on Drake’s album NWTS in 2013 to now Baka has been on a bumpy ride. After being arrested, spending about 10 months locked up, and having his human trafficking charges dropped, Baka began to release music. All of Baka’s song releases were produced by the prestigious Canadian producer, which works with Migos–Murda […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, PREMIERES

Vaughan’s Up and Coming Producer GoldSoul Hops On Our #6IXMIX For May 2017

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Brampton Artist Bane Releases Emotional New Record With “Too Close

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 […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Castro Guapo – HELLalujah (Official Video)

Atlanta-born, Toronto-based rapper Castro Guapo of Toronto’s CMDWN collective releases the first visuals off of the duo’s latest project “Castro vs FIJI”.  After leaving Atlanta a few years ago to make music in Toronto, Castro has built quite a following and catalogue. This latest release is as energetic as most of his music and proves […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Toronto Newcomer NUE Releases The Visuals For His Hot Single “Alaska”

After making an impression on Pigeons & Planes, NUE got his second official song ‘Alaska’ premiered on their platform last month. A bit over a week after that he was mentioned yet again in a Pigeons & Planes article. This time for rising Toronto artists you should know. About another week after that NUE capitalized on […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Majid Jordan Follow Up Their First Release Since 2016–”Phases”–With It’s Visuals.

OVO Sound’s amazing duo Majid Jordan are back with Phases after over a year of not releasing new music. Their self-titled debut album dropped in February 2016 and they have been pushing it ever since. Almost every song on their project got a video release, and that along with performances has kept them busy. Now, […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Two Of Mississauga’s Dope Rising Rappers–Devon Tracy and SYPH–Team Up For “I Just Want”

It’s a Sauga City link up as natives Syph and Devon Tracy team up for the new single “I Just Want”. The new song was produced by Australian producer–Blasian–and producer of Migos hit song “What’s the Price”–Keanu Beats. Listen to the new Mississauga banger below:

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FEATURED, NEWS

Watch Justin Bieber Embarrass Himself By Mocking Spanish Language While Trying To Sing “Despacito”

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 […]

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