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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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, 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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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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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

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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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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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

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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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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FEATURED, MUSIC

Miami’s DJ Stevie J Dropped New Tory Lanez & New PARTYNEXTDOOR On “Appreciation 9”

For those of you who don’t know DJ Stevie J here’s a quick 411. He’s one of the most popping DJ’s in Miami’s hip-hop scene. He signed to YMCMB a few years ago and although we’re unclear on whether he’s still signed or not, he’s still affiliated with many artists in the hip-hop scene. He’s […]

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

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, 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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Derin Falana Premieres His Newest Audio Journal Addition “Think It Through” Via HNHH.

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 […]

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FEATURED, INTERVIEWS, NEWS

On Beats 1: Jessie Reyez chats Paul Epworth, Calvin Harris, Amy Winehouse, Toronto, and more.

Toronto’s Jessie Reyez is on Beats 1 today chatting with host Julia Adenuga about a variety of topics, including working with Paul Epworth, Calvin Harris and Amy Winehouse’s influence on her work. In true Canadian fashion, she also includes comments about her hometown Toronto! Canadian listeners can tap-in and listen to Jessie on Beats 1 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

TRIPSIXX – Casino (Prod. Krinny)

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:

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

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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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

DVSN – Think About Me

Toronto’s treasure of an R&B duo–DVSN–step into 2017 with a new release titled Think About Me. This new song is the first original record they’ve put out since their debut Sept. 5th. It seems like the OVO duo can’t miss as they drop another very impressive record blending sounds of classic R&B in a modern way. Make […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Tory Lanez Drops 2 Back To Back Remixes, For His SWAVE SESSION Series.

  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 […]

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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 VIDEOS

Yung Tory – Dope & Hoes (Official Video)

Earlier this year Toronto’s Yung Tory teamed up with Lil Durk’s OTF and then dropped his debut mixtape Free Dope. Now, a few months after the release of his debut project, Yung Tory is back with a video for his new banger–Dope & Hoes. The visuals kicks off with Tory Facetiming Lil Durk and showing him […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

VNCHY – Money Baby (Prod. S.L.M.N x Goldenboy)

Toronto rapper VNCHY makes his first song release since his Eminent EP release earlier this year. The track is called Money Baby and includes production credits from Toronto’s S.L.M.N and Goldenboy. In only a few days the record has picked up a lot of spins and continues to grow. Make sure you give VNCHY’s record Money Baby […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Major Lazer – Run Up (Ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj) [Official Video]

OVO’s extremely talented artist PARTYNEXTDOOR hopped on a banger with Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj in January of this year. A few months later we can see the potential this record really has as it’s been getting radio spins globally, but still hasn’t gotten old! Towards the end of March, Major Lazer launched what they call […]

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

$heed – Like Me (Prod. Jp Soundz)

Toronto rapper $heed follows up his 2016 mixtape release Ward 11 with this new song titled Like Me. This is the Weston Road rappers first official song release of 2017. The beat has a grimey feel to it and $heed delivers with a few dope bars and an energetic delivery. Towards the end of the record […]

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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

Stevie Davis – Caught Dat Play (Prod. Kevin Rolly)

Toronto’s young up and comer Stevie Davis drops a wavy new track titled Caught Dat Play. The smooth new record is Davis’ first original song release of 2017. His first release was a remix to A-Boogie’s Macaroni back in January. Check out Caught Dat Play below:

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Apac – Last Forever (Official Video)

Toronto’s west end rapper Apac follows up his 2017 video release I Cannot with yet another hot new video for his new track Last Forever. The up and coming rapper from Toronto hit a million views on his video for Finesse & Kawall last year and has his debut project on the way this year. He’s […]

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

JETSET Premieres His 2nd Official Record “Young” At Bloke Nightclub & Z103.5

Toronto newcomer JETSET solidifies his position as an artist to keep an eye on with his new single Young, which premiered at a packed night over at Bloke. JETSET invited us to listen to his new single and come celebrate the release party for it, which was live to air on Z103.5. We first met […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Pyrex – ’94 (Official Video)

Shortly after releasing his new song ’94, Rexdale artist Pyrex dropped the visuals for it and if you’re a 90’s baby you’ve got be feeling this one. The young rapper/singer goes back in forth between rapping and singing throughout this record and the visuals kind of pays homage to the golden era of hip-hop. Watch Pyrex’s new […]

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

Anders – don’t call (Prod. LUCA & S.L.M.N.)

Anders makes his 2017 debut with his 4th official song release. The song is a smooth melodic banger in which anders talks about a cold “soul-less” girl. Once again he teams up with S.L.M.N for the production and also has a producer named LUCA’s touch on the record. Take it in:

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Toronto’s JAHKOY Drops 2 Guest Verses From 2016 In The Form Of Interludes.

You may have missed some of JAHKOY’s guest verses last year, so the Toronto rapper has made 2 interludes out of 2 guest verses from 2016. He releases them on his SoundCloud and titles them Move Me Interlude and Nature Interlude after the original songs he was featured on. Although the verses are not new by […]

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NEWS

Jazz Cartier, NAV, and ShaqIsDope Have Been Nominated For The 10th Spot On XXL’s Freshman Cover.

Toronto has finally been recognized as a hotbed for hip-hop talent, and for the second year in a row the city got some nominees on XXL’s 10th spot for the Freshman cover. Last year 6 Canadian artists were nominated for the 10 spot, but unfortunately none of them won it. The artists nominated last year […]

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MUSIC, R&B/Soul

Aiona – Pointless (Prod. Martin Sole)

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:

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

ZAYN – Still Got Time (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR) [Prod. Murda Beatz & Frank Dukes]

After creating quite a buzz and getting the internet talking by teasing the release of this collaboration track with PARTYNEXTDOOR, Zayn Malik drops Still Got Time. It seems Zayn enlisted PARTY to get his expertise on the dancehall-inspired vibe he’s become so good at creating in his music. The song has a hop to it that is […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Young Wiggy Guzzi – Benzocaine (Pressa Diss) [Official Video]

Young Wiggy Guzzi makes his debut into the Toronto rap scene with a diss track to the UpTop (block on the North side Jane & Finch) rapper–Pressa. With some strong lines and very direct shots at the rising young Toronto rapper, Wiggy brings the street friction into the rap game. This new track attempts to […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

11:11 – Wanna Do (Official Video)

Toronto’s talented singer/songwriter 11:11 drops off the second set of visuals for his 4-song EP 11/11, which dropped late 2016. The first visuals he dropped were for his song Proposal (Let’s Get Married), now he’s back with the video for Wanna Do. As of now officially half of his 11/11 EP have visuals to the songs, and we […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS, NEWS

Toronto Rapper APAC Re-Releases “Louboutins” Video & Drops A New One For “I Cannot”

West end Toronto trap artist APAC is in a transitional phase and it could define how far he goes in the rap game. Following the success of his various video releases in the past years including Finesse & Kawal and Hit Or Sum, which tallied up together are at about 2 million spins–APAC announced his project […]

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NEWS, PROJECTS

Jimmy Prime Announces His Project “Bleeding Bull” Drops On March 29

After releasing two very hot music videos this year, Jimmy takes to Twitter to announce his upcoming project titled Bleeding Bull. To start off the year the DT rapper, which coined Toronto’s new nickname–The 6–dropped a video for his MurdaBeatz-produced banger off of Keep God First. A few weeks ago he released his second music video of the […]

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