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a l l i e’s got the best of us
3 months ago

a l l i e’s got the best of us

It takes just over 50 seconds for the vocals to drop on a l l i e’s “Bad Habits”, and it’s well worth the wait.

On the first single from …
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AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity
3 months ago

AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity

When Amoye Henry co-founded the AfroChic Cultural Arts Exhibition with a group of like-minded individuals seven years ago, it was deemed too “revolutionary” for Toronto, she recalls.

“We were under …
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DAMN. K Dot Strikes Again
3 months ago

DAMN. K Dot Strikes Again

On DAMN. Kendrick Lamar seems more socially conscious than we’ve already known him to be. The woke rapper’s fourth and highly-anticipated album exudes those raw emotions that many experience alone …
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Ella Mai’s time is now
4 months ago

Ella Mai’s time is now

Laid back in a black and white Stüssy tee, burgundy cargo pants with her lion’s mane cinched in a half up, half down do Ella Mai saunters onto Toronto’s REBEL …
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Kodie Shane: Defying Odds
4 months ago

Kodie Shane: Defying Odds

Kodie Shane is running fashionably late. She’s wearing salmon-coloured New Balance kicks, white baggy sweats and a neon, green fanny pack across her chest as she steps into Toronto’s Velvet …
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Inhale NAO, Exhale Soul
5 months ago

Inhale NAO, Exhale Soul

Bathed in red light, with thick curls cascading to her waist, NAO almost mirrors an actual Phoenix — the name of the Toronto venue she’s headlining.

NAO doesn’t so much …
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Bobby Uzoma: All alone
5 months ago

Bobby Uzoma: All alone

By  •  Tracks, Music

Bobby Uzóma invites you to a safe space, a sanctum of sorts. In this space, the walls are built with the chimes of ivory keys and the ambient sound of …
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Rick Ross: Lessons from a Don
7 months ago

Rick Ross: Lessons from a Don

Rick Ross is in a positive state of mind today. It’s been a long morning of press and currently he’s snowed in at his Manhattan hotel, but the Boss Don …
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DillanPonders: ‘A big kid now’
7 months 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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Lizzo: Coconut Oil Rules
9 months ago

Lizzo: Coconut Oil Rules

There are four rules hip-hop artist Lizzo stands by: 1) Yes, eat that; 2) No, do not text back the f*ck boy; 3) Hush, her sex life is none of …
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