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Kate Killet

Concert review: The Drake Hotel's Headlines New Year's Eve party featured a stacked lineup of local hip-hop and electronic musicians including Ryan Hemsworth, Sean Leon, Jimmy Prime and more. Read more

Concert reviews


Steven Taylor

Review: Earl Sweatshirt's Some Rap Songs: The album could be a blueprint for the future sound of hip-hop, but for now, it’s unlikely the avant-garde lyricism will dominate RapCaviar anytime soon. Read more

Album reviews

Concert review: Playboi Carti at Rebel. The 22-year-old mumble rap stalwart sleepwalked his way through most of his performance while the crowd turned up, but he saved it in the final 15 minutes. Read more

Concert reviews


David LaChapelle

Travis Scott Toronto concert review: the Houston rapper brought some of his hometown magic to Scotiabank Arena, while also making it clear his ties to our city run deep. Read more

Concert reviews

Album review: Tory Lanez's Love Me Now: The Toronto singer/rapper cuts straight to the bone of his strengths – a concise collection of party anthems that demand heavy club play. Read more

Album reviews

Album review: Wrld On Drugs, the inter-generational collaboration between Future & Juice WRLD, seems like a match made in drug-rap heaven, but it sounds more like a cash-in than the masterpiece it could have been. Read more

Album reviews

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Maria Jose Govea / Red Bull

Infamous hip-hop and pop producer Scott Storch shared some couch wisdom in an in-depth conversation with Cadence Weapon as part of Red Bull Music Festival. Here's what you missed. Read more