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Kendrick Lamar

The stacked Championship Tour show at Budweiser Stage will feature Kendrick, SZA, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and more more

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The personal was political this year, a theme reflected in NOW music critics' collaborative list of top releases more

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Samuel Engelking

After last year's retro-pop rebrand, the former Flow radio station will now capitalize on the popularity of local hip-hop and R&B acts such as Daniel Caesar more

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Matt Williams

What other event has Kendrick Lamar, Pink!, tons of Quebecois tuneage, and attracts tens of thousands of pop kids? more

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The Compton rapper's DAMN. pop-up store will take over Livestock on July 25 more

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The sounds of summer in Toronto include tons of vintage and future soul, chart-topping rappers, local-focused festivals and a few potentially last-chance performances more

Hot Summer Guide 2017

Plus: Sean Nicholas Savage, Enrique Inglesias, Thurston Moore, DJ Shadow and more more

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The Compton rapper's fourth album explores the microcosm of his personal struggles through the macrocosm of society’s ills more

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The Grammy-nominated singer downplayed her album material at the Mod Club, but still blew us away more

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The difference between Kendrick Lamar and the rest of us is that his extra material – the stuff that didn't quite make the cut – is well worth listening to more

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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

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

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It wasn't a notable year for rock 'n' roll, but a rock band still snagged our number-one spot, while experimentalists of all stripes made the strongest showing. Here's our critics' collaborative list. more

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WayHome Day 2: Alvvays, METZ, Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels and others more

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To Pimp A Butterfly more

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