“I never really even asked myself that,” says Akon, with a reflective pause. The question is to the point, blunt, probing in its quest to understand the artist’s end goal: … Read More
After the passing of Prince and David Bowie this year, Childish Gambino’s single “Redbone” feels like an ode to nostalgia.
Fresh off the season one finale of his highly-acclaimed show … Read More
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 … Read More
Somali-Canadian singer Amaal Nuux asks the big questions as she jumps back into the music ecosystem with her latest single “Who Are We?” The Toronto-based songstress is golden on this … Read More
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 … Read More
Fresh off the release of his 11th studio album Black America Again, Common recruits a surprise guest list for the title track’s remix.
With a heavy jazz-influenced instrumental by Karriem … Read More
Strapped with baseball bats and black bandanas, Brampton, Ont. trio EMP create a flash mob in the cinematic video for their debut single, “Rebellion”.
The group — comprised of producer … Read More
The weather on Canada’s west coast reminds A$AP Ferg of his home city New York. “Today, it’s dreary, it’s rainy outside,” he says over the phone while on a Vancouver … Read More
When thinking of Harlem rap collective, A$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 … Read More
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 … Read More