Jordan Sowunmi

The 20-year-old Toronto rapper has gone viral with everything he's released, and for good reason. "Imagine an alien just popped up in your city," he says. Read more


The Tyler Effect's first annual community and charity event will be thrown by friends of Tyler McLean and Amir Jamal and raise money for victims of gun violence Read more



Tess Roby

About to release his most accessible album yet, the Edmonton-born rapper feels like he's finally getting where he's needed to go Read more


Toronto’s rap scene has been on a wave for the last four years and it’s not slowing down. Here are six acts poised to have a major year Read 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 Read more

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The rapper explores the travails of systemic injustice and radical self-love in a world that seems bent on self-hate Read more

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The rising 21-year-old "emo trap" musician represented hip-hop’s malleability as a template for creative exploration Read more


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


The New York rapper's sold-out Opera House show was so electrifying, it was like the last six years of controversy and stalled release dates didn’t happen at all Read more

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Toronto's most self-sufficient rapper is independent again and he's looking to rule the game Read more


Lil Uzi Vert

Spike Jordan

Spotify's RapCaviar tour is bringing Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti to Toronto, but how much power does the service hold over local hip-hop? Read more

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I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside Read more

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Young Thug's a no-show, but the on-their-game openers almost incite a riot Read more

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Maxo 187 Read more

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Shows that rocked Toronto last week Read more

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