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5 Albums You Must Hear
11 months ago

5 Albums You Must Hear

The music world lost a lot of legends in 2016 including Prince, Phife Dawg and George Michael, just to name a few. For many, 2017 couldn’t get here fast enough, …
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Battling past demons
1 year 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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Emerging from Drake’s Shadow
6.5
1 year ago

Emerging from Drake’s Shadow

By  •  Reviews, Music

Prior to the unveiling of his third studio album, P3, Canadian singer, songwriter and producer PARTYNEXTDOOR kicked off the year by helping pen the infectious chart-topping single “Work”. The track …
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Views Treads Familiar Ground
8.8
2 years ago

Views Treads Familiar Ground

The classic Hans Christian Andersen short story The Emperor’s New Clothes comes to mind when describing the hype surrounding the release of Drake’s new album, Views. The tale of two …
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Dvsn Enters Scene in Cloud of Mystery
2 years ago

Dvsn Enters Scene in Cloud of Mystery

By  •  Tracks, Music

OVO Sound Radio has got its listeners playing a tantalizing game of “Guess Who?” after airing three hypnotic records by an artist known solely as dvsn.

Over the last few …
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6 God Tony: A Gritty Brag Affair
7
2 years ago

6 God Tony: A Gritty Brag Affair

By  •  Reviews, Music

King Louie delivers royal sound on his short, and cynically sweet, new project.

6 God Tony, Louie’s second mixtape release of 2015 acts as a teaser to what many people …
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6ixside Clothing: Riding the Wave
2 years ago

6ixside Clothing: Riding the Wave

The year is 2014 and thanks to Drake and his OVO counterparts the term “The 6” is all anyone can seem to talk about. Richard Ramsuchit, then 26 years old, …
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Aubrey’s Ascension
3 years ago

Aubrey’s Ascension

It’s almost sacrilegious, with half a dozen “The Grant Slant” column submissions written to my credit for Urbanology, I have managed to, for the most part, spend little to no time discussing Canada’s most successful hip-hop export. I’m talking about none other than Aubrey Graham, affectionately known as Drake. It’s not that there has been a lack of relevant subject matter to discuss surrounding Drake, however given the recent successes of the Toronto Raptors; I would be remised not to give some attention to the anointed Raptors’ brand ambassador. Read More

Jimmy Johnson over dope Zep Fire production creates “Trust Me”
3 years ago

Jimmy Johnson over dope Zep Fire production creates “Trust Me”

After wrapping up the cold season with “Winter’s End” Jimmy Johnson is keeping fans interested with “Trust Me.” The Zep Fire produced track features the OVO affiliate speaking on drugs …
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2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Canadian Releases
3 years ago

2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Canadian Releases

For years, the saying “Hip-hop ain’t dead, it lives in the north,” has been floating around, on T-shirts and through on and offline circles (shout out @ThatsBizz). Well, in 2014, …
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