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Interviews

Atmosphere’s Slug shares stories of tour life
4 years ago

Atmosphere’s Slug shares stories of tour life

With their eighth studio album fresh of the press, Slug and DJ Ant, who make up the legendary underground hip-hop group, Atmosphere, have taken off on tour through Canada to …
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Rapper ShaqIsDope won’t rest until everyone’s rocking with him
4 years ago

Rapper ShaqIsDope won’t rest until everyone’s rocking with him

Toronto rapper ShaqIsDope is the opposite when on stage compared to being interviewed. On stage, the young emcee, who hails from Toronto’s St. Jamestown neighbourhood, is energetic and isn’t satisfied …
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Big Ticket Artist Of The Month: OSIYM
4 years ago

Big Ticket Artist Of The Month: OSIYM

Out of sight, in your mind. That’s what OSIYM stands for and group members Charlie Black and Nova are well on their way to living up to the name. The …
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D.O. says Canadian hip-hop needs the next generation
4 years ago

D.O. says Canadian hip-hop needs the next generation

It’s 8:45 p.m., a couple hours before the show will start and several hours until Canadian emcee D.O. is scheduled to hit the stage for his headlining performance at Toronto’s …
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Singer Jay Evans gets set to rock #BigTicket’s hip-hop/soul stage
4 years ago

Singer Jay Evans gets set to rock #BigTicket’s hip-hop/soul stage

An activist, a brand, an entrepreneur – Jay Evans is all three and an R&B/hip-hop artist. While growing up in Los Angeles, he was surrounded by music. His mother would …
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New York’s Perrion aims to build Canadian fan base at CMW
4 years ago

New York’s Perrion aims to build Canadian fan base at CMW

By the time he was 16, rapper Perrion had already caught the attention of major record label, Universal Music. Since then, the Harlem-raised rapper might have separated from the major …
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King Reign brings storytelling rap to this year’s CMW
4 years ago

King Reign brings storytelling rap to this year’s CMW

With a voice and flow that will draw you in, and lyrics that will keep you focused, Toronto rapper King Reign is known for shedding light on politically and socially …
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The Antiheroes’ Flex breaks free of all boundaries with new project
4 years ago

The Antiheroes’ Flex breaks free of all boundaries with new project

A desolate road that ties Flex the Antihero and his hometown homies together from each end of Ajax, Ontario, from North to South, has become not only the concept behind …
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Vic Mensa says he’s the best in Chicago right now
4 years ago

Vic Mensa says he’s the best in Chicago right now

Most 20 year olds are still contemplating what they want to do with their lives, but Chicago rapper Vic Mensa is far from simply figuring things out. Already having released …
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Slakah The Beatchild puts soul movement in motion
4 years ago

Slakah The Beatchild puts soul movement in motion

No more “happy, fun, stupid stuff” from Toronto-based singer/producer Slakah The Beatchild. He has grown and travelled, returning with a much more mature vibe on his recently released Soul Movement …
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