Jazz Cartier

On Lou Phelps's new album, 002/LOVE ME, executive produced by his brother Kaytranada, the Montreal rapper is comfortable revelling within the crevices of beats rather than lording over them more

Album reviews

Drake and Migos come to Toronto in August (but no OVO Fest?), along with David Byrne, Beach House, The National and others; plus Manifesto, Veld and Caribbean Carnival festivals. more

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Jeremy Rodney-Hall

Jazz Cartier's new album Fleurever, reviewed: On his third full-length and first on a major label, the Toronto rapper is efficiently and single-mindedly focused on success – almost too focused more

Album reviews


Samuel Engelking

NXNE 2018 review: Tinashe, Azealia Banks, Chvrches, Big Freedia and others played the Yonge-Dundas Square Festival Village stage, alongside acts like Jazz Cartier, U.S. Girls, Lights and more. more

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Including NXNE at Yonge-Dundas Square, a rally for fair wages, Pride on the island, Bells on Danforth and Elaine May at TIFF Bell Lightbox more


NXNE has finally announced its Yonge-Dundas Square and club show lineups, which include U.S. Girls, Torres, Cadence Weapon, LA Timpa and more. The festival runs June 8-17. more



Sarah Rix

From the sweaty end of the Silver Dollar to an unprecedented gathering of Indigenous folk legends, these were the bucket list shows of the year more

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Playing with Tory Lanez and Jazz Cartier, viral rappers CMDWN and Killy are positioning themselves to break out more


Majid Jordan

Nic Pouliot

The event features all local artists, including Majid Jordan, Allie, BADBADNOTGOOD and Jazz Cartier, all in one-off collaborative concerts more


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Matt Williams

Nobody's Watching is a tasty teaser ahead of the Toronto hip-hop star's debut studio album more


The usual suspects are nominated in the main categories, but a bunch of our favourite artists are also up for honours more


Two PUP videos make the list, chosen by a jury of more than 120 industry and arts professionals more




Local R&B had a great year, live shows mattered, and homegrown success is totally possible more

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Robyn, The National, Jazz Cartier, Charles Bradley, Santigold, Basia Bulat and more play the Arts & Crafts-fuelled festival more


Local acts join forces with big names like Gwen Stefani, Usher, Lil Jon, Amber Rose and so many more, making this weekend possibly the most star-studded Toronto has seen since TIFF more


Plus: Cops clarify role in harm reduction plan more

Letters To The Editor

The NOW cover star and self-anointed "prince of the city" capped off an eventful week with his first hometown headlining show more

Concert reviews

"It's some sell-out who's working for him, trying to keep him in the loop and keep him relevant by doing all this corny shit." more



Mike Ford

The hard-working Toronto rapper with self-confidence in spades and a surprise-dropped new mixtape, Hotel Paranoia, is climbing to the top on his own terms more


Toronto's hip-hop scene blew up this year. Other trends: shoegaze/post-punk overkill, women kicking ass and everybody going pop. Buzz Records bands also broke through in a big way. more