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Wale’s Latest Project Fails to Impress
6
2 years ago

Wale’s Latest Project Fails to Impress

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Wale has always been a point of contention among hip-hop fans. Some call him the patron saint of DC, while others find him meandering.

That last group would probably say …
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CMW Highlight Reel: Ca$h Out, Blake Carrington & Pluto
2 years ago

CMW Highlight Reel: Ca$h Out, Blake Carrington & Pluto

It may be time to retire Toronto’s Screwface Capital moniker. If the crowds and responses during Canadian Music Week (CMW) this year for homegrown talent was any indication, then support …
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Cherry Bomb is a Diverse Audio Explosion
6.5
2 years ago

Cherry Bomb is a Diverse Audio Explosion

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After two years of staying relatively quiet on the music front, Odd Future head honcho Tyler, The Creator has returned with Cherry Bomb – his fourth individual effort, adding to …
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Another Day, Another Mixtape: Jae Millz Keeps Pumping Out the Heat
7
2 years ago

Another Day, Another Mixtape: Jae Millz Keeps Pumping Out the Heat

Jae Millz, believe it or not, is probably one of the hardest working artists in the game right now.

Having joined the Young Money umbrella, in the eyes of the …
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CMW Highlight Reel: Moshin’ with Denzel Curry
2 years ago

CMW Highlight Reel: Moshin’ with Denzel Curry

Throughout the years, Toronto venue Tattoo has delivered many high-octane performances and this year’s shows during Canadian Music Week were no different.

What was supposed to be an event headlined …
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CMW Highlight Reel: Jully Black – This Is For My City
2 years ago

CMW Highlight Reel: Jully Black – This Is For My City

You’ve got to travel, travel the long road,” belts out Canadian R&B/Soul Queen Jully Black, in a call and repeat session with a packed Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto.

It’s …
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Jazz Cartier has a millennial edge with a touch of nostalgia
2 years ago

Jazz Cartier has a millennial edge with a touch of nostalgia

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Toronto’s underground has experienced a resurgence of late, and Jazz Cartier and his Get Home Safe crew may have had a little bit to do with it.

Alongside names like …
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Earl Sweatshirt: One of the most interesting young spitters out now
7.8
2 years ago

Earl Sweatshirt: One of the most interesting young spitters out now

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After missing the initial wave of Odd Future stardom, Earl Sweatshirt has carved out a space for himself. While not much can top the stunning ferocity of his first album …
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Carpe Diem: Tona brings honesty to the mic
7.5
2 years ago

Carpe Diem: Tona brings honesty to the mic

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The early part of 2015 has brought good things to Scarborough, Ontario’s own Tona Tencreddi.

Not only has the emcee taken home this year’s Juno Award for Rap Recording of …
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Kendrick Lamar: In a Class all by Himself
9.8
2 years ago

Kendrick Lamar: In a Class all by Himself

Kendrick Lamar is a beast. To Pimp a Butterfly is a masterpiece plain and simple. It’s a stunning piece of musical art that not only fills a null space in …
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