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DillanPonders: ‘A big kid now’
1 month ago

DillanPonders: ‘A big kid now’

DillanPonders works behind the counter of a marijuana dispensary nestled in a block of condos in downtown Toronto. The 25-year old, also a rapper, is nearing the end of his …
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Fool’s Gold Next Up
4 months ago

Fool’s Gold Next Up

By  •  Tracks, Music

Because of his SoundCloud endeavours, LA-based DJ/Producer Promnite has been dubbed the “master of moods,” a title well-earned on his powerful new track “Gunsmoke” featuring Florida rappers Denzel Curry and …
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Terminator Flexin’
4 months ago

Terminator Flexin’

By  •  Tracks, Music

When I pressed play on “Terminator” by Lil Yachty feat. A$AP Ferg, I felt like I was playing The Legend of Zelda.

Built over a series of N64-era flute-lines, a …
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Recognizing why music counts
5 months ago

Recognizing why music counts

Toronto-based singer/songwriter Vanessa Lu appears onstage from behind a black curtain. Standing tall and tranquil in an olive bomber jacket and black leggings, she shows no signs of nervousness. The …
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Battling past demons
5 months ago

Battling past demons

By  •  Videos, Music

Earlier this month, Toronto rapper Gilla released a music video for “Pray for Me,” the first single from his newest project, Stay Solid 2 Part 2.

The video shows Gilla …
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A$AP Ferg: Still Striving
5 months ago

A$AP Ferg: Still Striving

The weather on Canada’s west coast reminds A$AP Ferg of his home city New York. “Today, it’s dreary, it’s rainy outside,” he says over the phone while on a Vancouver …
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Making Yams Proud
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5 months ago

Making Yams Proud

By  •  Reviews, Music

When thinking of Harlem rap collective, A$AP Mob, a few words come to mind: Brash. Flamboyant. Talented. Organized.

When digging deeper and considering the death of the Mob’s co-founder, friend …
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Nav: Worthy of co-signs
6 months ago

Nav: Worthy of co-signs

By  •  Tracks, Music

Rexdale rapper/producer, Nav, is on the come up. Speculations point to him being an XO-affiliate, and he’s earned many notable industry co-signs. On his new single, the artist paints muddy …
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Skepta’s double Halloween treat
6 months ago

Skepta’s double Halloween treat

This Halloween, north London grime veteran Skepta released two new songs. One called “No Security” (Halloween Sound) and the other called “Worst,” feat. south London emcees, Section Boyz.

“No Security,” …
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