Kanye West

Down to just eight slots this year, the Toronto International Film Festival's Short Cuts programs still do their best to impress more

Aug 29, 2017 2:21 PM Toronto International Film Festival 2017

It's been an emotional year. Accordingly, the albums on our critics' collaborative list of the year's best are a bit anxious, a bit political, a bit gospel, a bit cosmic and a lot existential. more

Dec 16, 2016 2:26 PM Features

When it came to live music, it was a year of bucket-list shows, arena spectacles and unexpected farewells more

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Kevin Ritchie

Yeezy Taught Me – A Night Of Kanye is happening the same day as the rapper's now-cancelled Air Canada Centre show more

Dec 5, 2016 11:22 AM Music

Plus: Nick Cave, Kanye West, Tove Lo, Billy Talent, The Flaming Lips and more more

Oct 26, 2016 11:29 AM Music


Kevin Ritchie

The Saint Pablo tour is all about spirituality, levity and the people more

Aug 31, 2016 12:37 PM Concert reviews 1 Comments

Here's what to expect, aside from waiting in line on Ossington for a long, long time more

Aug 19, 2016 3:21 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 3 Comments


Photographer: Tanja-Tiziana

Photos and review: Drake, Future and dvsn at OVO Fest 2016 more

Aug 1, 2016 12:28 PM Concert reviews



A February 20 panel discussion about black artists making stereotype-challenging music is now viewable online more

Mar 8, 2016 12:35 PM Music

“The Flow brand was overwhelmingly known for street hip-hop and old-school R&B, and playing pop under that umbrella was just not gonna work,” operations manager Steve Parsons says. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:42 PM Music 99 Comments

Kendrick Lamar was great and inspiring, and Stevie Wonder made a necessary nod to accessibility awareness, but virtually everything else at the 2016 Grammys was some kind of derivative knock-off more

Feb 16, 2016 12:14 PM Music 1 Comments

The Life Of Pablo reflects West's manic struggle between responsibility and temptation more

Feb 16, 2016 11:59 AM Album reviews

The extremely quotable Merrill Beth Nisker more

Oct 14, 2015 6:30 PM Features 2 Comments

Athletes were applauded, sponsors were thanked – and then the rapper hit the stage more

Jul 27, 2015 11:21 AM Concert reviews 5 Comments