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Quebec artists dominate while Toronto is represented by Jessie Reyez, Haviah Mighty, PUP and Shad Read more

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Including Diana Ross, Tower of Power, Dominique Fils-Aimé, Shad and many more free and ticketed shows at the 10-day festival Read more

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Josiah Vandien

Toronto artists who made the cut include Jessie Reyez, PUP, Dilly Dally, Charlotte Cornfield, LAL, Orville Peck, TOBi, Fucked Up and Shawn Mendes Read more

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Yannick Anton

As it celebrates its 10th birthday, Yes Yes Y'all has grown into an indispensable community as well as a major part of the city's hip-hop and arts scenes. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From NOW cover stars to London, Ontario, music heroes to a total lack of Drake and Shad – here's what's catching our eye so far Read more

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Canadian rapper Shad unpacks the key themes and figures that populate his ambitious new concept album, A Short Story About A War. 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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You can expect big things from these Toronto artists this fall, from genre-stretching hardcore veterans to the next big R&B star Read more

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A roundup of our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: A pair of premieres from CARES and Fond, a new video from Witch Prophet and Lido Pimienta, one from Shad, and a whole playlist of great new local music. Read more

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Twenty years later, the Canadian hip-hop anthem means more than just beats and rhymes Read more

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Markus Staley

In Ideas Of North, a new collaboration with Shad, Iskwé and others, the violinist strives to “reinterpret what it means to be Canadian" Read more

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What started as a nod to Canada’s hip-hop founders ended up being a free preview of next month’s OVO Fest – and Drake's surprise appearance was better than any fireworks display Read more

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The four days of concerts also marks the first time hip-hop pioneers Michie Mee, Maestro and Dream Warriors have been booked on the same bill Read more

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Ian D’Sa, Leah Fay, Tasha the Amazon, Shad and Brendan Canning are among the musicians to hand-pick lineups for the annual music fest Read more

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Tanya Tagaq, Shad, Lido Pimienta and anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were among the First Nations DJ collective's guests Read more

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The flagship arts and culture program is getting a reboot amidst declining ratings Read more

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Let Tegan and Sara, or Shad and Saukrates, help you fend off an alien invasion Read more

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Buy tickets February 16, or catch some festival acts at club shows in advance Read more

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