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Lil Berete

Rising Regent Park rapper Lil Berete was sent a cease-and-desist by TCHC about the videos shot at the housing project he lives at with his mom – some of which have topped 1 million views. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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Kate Killet

As Toronto's local music scene explodes in different directions, here’s what we think will happen in 2019. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

17-year-old Toronto rapper Lil Berete is finally making his hometown headlining debut, and it's on his home turf. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Before the year's over, there's still big hometown shows from Jessie Reyez, Shad and Lil Berete, plus variety shows, mosh-friendly holiday benefits and much more Read more

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Lil Berete, the current pride of Regent Park, could stand to personalize his northern trap style on his debut mixtape Icebreaker, but the potential here is vast. Read more

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These are the shows NOW critics are looking forward to this month. Charlotte Day Wilson, U.S. Girls, Majid Jordan, Born Ruffians and Frigs play hotly anticipated hometown gigs, plus shows by Ty Segall, Lil Berete, Yaeji and more. Read more

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The Weeknd just released his new project My Dear Melancholy, and Wasted Times leads this week's #NOWplaying roundup of new Toronto music. Also: a shot-for-shot remake of Carly Rae Jepsen's I Really Like You by Little Junior, Blimp Rock and more. Read more

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