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

K Money Follows Up His First Single With A New Banger Titled “Was It Worth It”

Toronto rapper K Money follows up his banger Come Outside, which premiered on his brother CasperTNG’s Youtube, with this hot new track–”Was It Worth It”.

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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

Toronto Rapper ShaqIsDope And Shaquille O’Neal Diss RoadMan Shaq On “Big Shaq”

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal hops on a track with Toronto MC ShaqIsDope to shoot some verbal ammo at British Comedian Michael Dapaah, better known as Big Shaq, Roadman Shaq or MC Quakes. The two previously teamed up on “Karate Chop (Freestyle)” but they’ve level their sights at the viral sensation with “Mans Not Hot.” 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

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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Derek Wise – JAMAL (Official Video)

Derek Wise has released a video for his song “Jamal.” This is the second single off of his album Inglorious to have an accompanying video created, the first being “Disconnected.” Both premiered on Much. The XO member faced some serious criminal charges in 2014 which were cleared last year. Instead of fighting his reputation, Derek […]

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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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EVENTS

CMDWN Presents Castro vs FIJI @ The Phoenix [June 30th]

CA$TRO VS FIJI @ THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE Performances by: Ca$tro and FIJI from the CMDWN collective Special Guest: KILLY Date: Friday, June 30th @ 7PM Location: Phoenix Concert Theatre – 410 Sherbourne St Ticket Price: $20 BUY TICKETS.  

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC, PROJECTS

Hezi – Cereal & Wine

Hezi, born Shane Bramwell, is a 20-year-old rapper hailing from Toronto’s Eglinton West area. You may recognize him as being associated with Clairmont the Second, another up and coming artist from the same area. Don’t be fooled by the album art for his album Cereal & Wine. Unlike his friend Clairmont, who sticks to clean […]

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Yung 187 – The Recipe (Feat. Pressa)

Philly artist Yung 187 connected with Toronto’s own Pressa for his new track–”The Recipe”. Both artists not only share the spotlight, but also have good chemistry. They take turns in telling listeners they have the recipe (shout out to Gordon Ramsay) for getting money and becoming successful. Pressa’s presence on this song is felt, and he’s […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Jay Whiss Releases His First Music Video Of 2017 For A New Song–”Welcome To The Life”

Jay Whiss has been releasing consistently strong tracks in the past 6 months, and now he drops these dope visuals for a new one titled “Welcome To The Life.” This new Jay Whiss record was produced by prestigious Canadian producer–MurdaBeatz. Following up his early 2017 release–“Cheat Day”–Jay makes a classy visual debut for 2017 with Welcome To […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Spadez x K.$ x Twin – She Says (Official Video)

Three new Toronto youngins surface onto the city’s trap scene with this new song  titled She Says. The video was shot by rising Toronto videographer KR Productions, and it was shot at Yonge and Dundas Square. It’s a very melodic sounding track with an upbeat tempo, and a quick-paced, but catchy flow. Watch the video for Spadez, […]

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Giggs x Pressa – Sexy (Official Video)

U.K. rapper Giggs whom was featured twice on Drake’s More Life and Toronto rapper Pressa who was on Drake’s Boy Meets World Tour team up for a new song titled Sexy. The video for the song is a simple one, shot in what appears to be a hotel or loft. The two rappers pace around the unit and […]

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EVENTS, FEATURED

The Essential Toronto Hip-Hop/R&B Guide To Canadian Music Week 2017

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 […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Elcee The Artist – Misfit (Prod. Jake Gu)

Toronto’s Elcee The Artist drops a song he’s apparently had in the vault after putting a verse on Migos’ banger T-Shirt earlier this year. In the description for both releases on SoundCloud Elcee hints at a new project release being on the way probably titled Mane Stream 2.  Listen to Misfit below:  

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Moula 1st – Function (Official Video)

Toronto rapper Moula 1st drops a video for his bumping, upbbeat track Function, and it’s shot at the function. The video was released via rising Toronto artist Pyrex’s Youtube page, and the Rexdale rapper/singer appears in the video. Make sure you check out Moula’s new video below:

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MUSIC VIDEOS

NAV – Good For It (Official Video)

Toronto’s rising rap star and XO signee NAV is back with yet another video for his track Good For It off of his self-titled debut project. The Rexdale rapper released the Ten Toes Down video last year even before we knew about his album. This year he dropped the visuals for Some Way with The Weeknd […]

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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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PROJECTS

Luu Breeze – LoveDon’tLiveHere

After releasing 2 singles this year–La Senza and Felt So Good–Luu Breeze follows them up with the official project they belong to–LoveDon’tLiveHere. It’s a smooth and soulful 10-song project in with features by only 2 artists: Craig Cooper and Emeron Brookz. As a part of his album roll out Luu went on an interview with our friends […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Derin Falana – These Days (Prod. Jahmal Gittens)

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:

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Gilla – Hallucinations (Remix)

Toronto’s RepsUp rapper Gilla has been fairly active recently and now he’s back at it with a remix to OVO Sound duo DVSN’s record Hallucinations. Gilla kept the DVSN vocals for the hook then gives the rest of the record an entirely different approach than the original and it works for him. Check it:

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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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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Seth Dyer – Lock

Toronto rapper Seth Dyer shows us he’s confident in this rap shit with his brand new release Lock. Dyer has been real consistent with his continuous song releases. The Toronto emcee subtly throws in his vocalizing and melodizing skills for the chorus and raps proudly in the verses. Seth battles the demons of expectations in Lock and […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Yung Tory – Sauce (Ft. ManMan Savage) [Prod. Zaytoven & Gamerboomin]

Yung Tory keeps the consistency of his music releases even after his Free Dope mixtape release. This new release is called Sauce and it’s featuring East Atlanta rapper ManMan Savage. The production was handled by Future’s Beast Mode producer–Zaytoven and Gamerboomin’ who has production credits on Yung Tory’s mixtape. Take it in:

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Toronto Ricky – Do It (Official Video)

Jane & Finch rapper Toronto Ricky follows up his banger Sticky, which dropped last month with another ZeckoJ-directed video for his song Do It. In the video T.R. falls asleep while ignoring a clingy chick and dreams himself into the main part of the visuals. The video includes cuts of Ricky in a mechanic’s unit and […]

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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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MUSIC VIDEOS

Haley Smalls – Type Of Way (Official Video)

Right at the start of the year Haley Smalls released a song titled Type of Way via RnBass. Now, about 2 months after her new track surfaced Haley is back with the video for it. The video is shot in a cold, snowy setting, with cuts from what appears to be a typical Toronto building, drifting in […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

STK 9 – Long Time (Official Video)

STK 9 of GDS (Grind Don’t Stop) makes his 2017 debut towards the end of the years first quarter with the video for a new song–Long Time. The group has been putting in work for a long time and STK 9 raps in this new one that it’s their time. In the description for his new […]

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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 VIDEOS

Puffy L’z – RiRi (Official Video)

You may know him as Puffy L’z, but the Halal Gang rapper hasn’t been taking any “L’s” lately that’s for sure. After appearances on Drake’s Boy Meets World Tour in Europe, Puffy dropped a new video for a new song titled RiRi.  The song includes shots in a coin laundry and shots of Puffy cruising through […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, R&B/Soul

Pollári & Lais – Forest

Toronto’s dark and talented singer Lais teams up with Atlanta’s Pollari to drop a new song titled Forest. After the recent success of his MuchFact sponsored music video Cocaine Rain Lais is back to hop on a short second verse of this new release. The track has production credits from dope producers of the likes of Lex […]

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

Keffaleng – Hit It & Quit It (Prod. Vinnyx)

Toronto’s talented up and comer Keffaleng or Keffa released a new song and announced his next project Not So Famous is dropping in March. ⭐ NOT SO FAMOUS ⭐| EP: MARCH 2017. Shot by: @limmidy Artwork by: @OriginalTone #DPXND #NSF https://t.co/9iswsJOuBI — K E F F A (@hughkeffner_) February 7, 2017 The new song is […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

FROST – Imma Star (Prod. Trouble Trouble)

If you’re a Nav fan it’s really about time you got familiar with his friend, and kush link Frost. The Toronto rapper has been mentioned in multiple Nav tracks and released a lot of music in 2016. Now during the first month of the new year, Frost drops a new track titled Imma Star. The production […]

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EVENTS

UNCRWND @ The Rivoli: Performances by Jviden, Myniakal, Jetset & More

The UNCRWND will reign in Toronto! This is a 19+ Event. Doors open at 8PM. Line Up: Mutari – Jordan Wise – Jviden – Jetset – Creo – Pierre Pharaoh – Myniakal COME OUT  ON JANUARY 20TH TO THE RIVOLI FOR THE THIRD INSTALMENT OF #UNCRWND AS WE BRING YOU A NIGHT FULL OF TORONTO […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Jazz Cartier – PREE

Jazz Cartier is back with a new release titled PREE. The track has a catchy chorus with a couple of witty bars here and there. It’s produced by Jazz’s usual producer–Lantz, and it’s apparently a shot at Toronto rapper Sean Leon. Most of the track is Jacuzzi bragging, boasting, and asking why mans love to […]

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FEATURED, HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Adrian Duncan – Chase A Check (Prod. Blvck Divmonds)

November 2016 has come to an end, and to finish it off Adrian Duncan killed this new Blvck Divmonds produced release titled Chase A Check.  In this new track AD continues to prove that he’ll always have bars in the bag. This new song not only confirms how strong he is lyrically, but how authentic […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Huey & Apac – Don’t Get Me Started (Prod. Vinny)

West end rap artists Huey and Apac team up yet again for another melodic trap banger. The record is called Don’t Get Me Started and was released on Toronto producer Vinny’s Soundcloud. Vinny has produced for many artists including J-Soul and Kodak Black. Now he teams up with Toronto’s dope up and coming trap artists […]

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MUSIC

YL Vision – Can Go Bye (Prod. Jazzfeezy & KL)

The young new Toronto up and comer YL Vision has been turning heads with his catchy, auto-tuned bangers. YL has been getting a lot of spins on all his releases and they all have an authentic sound. In a time where many new rappers try hopping on the drugged out, and wavy trap flows, YL Vision […]

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MUSIC

Toronto Singer 11:11 Released A New EP On November 11th Titled 11/11

Toronto R&B artist 11:11 released a short, 4-track EP on the date in honour of his name (November 11th). After listening to this project in it’s entirety, you could safely say that he does a remarkable job restoring the original R&B sound that we’ve known and still enjoy, with the signature sound we’ve become accustomed […]

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MUSIC

Belly – Re Up (Feat. NAV)

  On November 11, 2016 The Weeknd’s XO group mate Belly released his Inzombia EP. Among the various features on the project was Toronto rapper/producer NAV–whom we discovered is a part of The Weeknd’s XO as well. Rexdale’s rising star NAV is featured on Belly’s track Re Up. Both artists are apparently member’s of XO, and […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Nav – Nothing On Me

Nav, one of Toronto’s biggest artist who experienced a metoric rise (you could read about it here), recently celebrated his birthday and as a result released his newest song ‘Nothing on me’. It’s a really dope track, and it was produced by Nav himself, which further shows just how talented he really is. He also […]

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MUSIC

Drake Announced His New Project “More Life” And Premiered 4 New Songs On OVO Sound Radio

It was Drake’s birthday show on OVO Sound Radio this weekend and he announced a new “playlist project”–as he calls it–titled “More Life” and releases 4 new songs off of it. Drake turns 30 on October 24, 2016 and he had a set on the newest OVO radio show. The cover of the upcoming Drake project […]

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EVENTS

Toronto’s Rapper/Producer Rich Kidd Hosts Beats Mind Movement Showcase.

The Beats Mind Movement is a 6 month youth programming initiative dedicated to young people between the ages of 16 – 24 interested in growing and developing a skill set in the world of recording arts with a focus on Audio engineering and Production. In the program facilitated by Toronto’s Juno Award-winning producer and rapper […]

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HIP-HOP/RAP, MUSIC

Ally Way – Lizzy Goo (Ft. Zenboi & Arez)

Toronto rappers Ally Way and Arez team up once again to release a wavy new banger. The last time the two teamed up was for Arez’s catchy track Wave, which was on heavy repeat. This time it’s for Ally’s song Lizzy Goo and they add Zenboi into mix. The track is just as catchy as Wave. The repetitive […]

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MUSIC

Adrian Duncan Releases New Single “Paralyzed”

Toronto artist Adrian Duncan released a brand new single Paralyzed. This dark, bass-heavy track features production from UK-based duo Sticky Blood. It’s a new sound for Adrian Duncan as he’s embraced a more trap sound, which is different from his more soulful, original sound. He does a great job with Paralyzed by offering his signature reflective […]

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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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PROJECTS, SPONSORED

SamGNotes – “AmorYDolor” (Love&Pain)

Sam “Gnotes” releases his first mixtape “Love&Pain”  (“AmoryDolor”) hosted by King Of The Dot’s official DJ–Dj Docta The project includes features from Toronto hip-hop veteran Choclair, Toronto singer VERONICA, Miami’s WaveMiller and many more…including a tribute to Toronto hip-hop scene’s guardian angel Redway Production Credits: DreMinor, YoungForeverBeats, Nova, Cugini, Nagra.   Listen:

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