Category Archives: hip-hop

Method Man & Redman to headline Toronto’s Festival of Beer Friday night

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Toronto's Festival of Beer

The iconic hip-hop duo and founding members of rap super groups Wu-Tang Clan and Def Squad, Method Man & Redman will make their return to Toronto this summer at Toronto’s Festival of Beer, with a supporting performance by Canadian hip-hop pioneer Saukrates. On Friday, July 28th, both Method Man and Redman otherwise known as Funk Doctor Spock and Johnny Blaze will headline the Bandshell Stage, Exhibition Place, with Saukrates… Read more »

Run The Jewels release ‘Legend Has It’ video

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Run The jewels

Run the Jewels have shared the music video for Legend Has It, which is lifted from their latest album ‘Run The Jewels 3’. The duo are putting in as police line up, drop some acid and things get a bit corrupt. The clip was directed by Brian Beletic, who stated about the video “The video for ‘Legend Has It’ plays with the… Read more »

10 emerging Toronto hip-hop producers

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by David Klaassen 2016 has been a massive year for Toronto rap thus far and it’s only expected to get bigger as we approach the second half of the year. Drake’s new album and his OVO colleagues tend to dominate the headlines, but a really encouraging trend worth noting is the growing diversification of the city’s rap game that’s producing a… Read more »

Digable Planets announce first tour with original lineup in 11 years

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Digable Planets

Following their recent reunion at major music festivals Sasquatch!, Essence and, most recently, Pitchfork, Digable Planets — the alternative hip-hop trio comprised of Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira, Craig “Doodlebug” Irving, and Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler — are reunited and currently on their highly anticipated first tour since 2005. Full list of tour dates below. The group’s debut album ‘Reachin’ (A… Read more »

Big Ups announce spring tour with The So So Glos

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Big Ups

Big Ups have announced their upcoming tour with friends and fellow Brooklyn punks The So So Glos.  Hot off the heals of a month long European tour, the well-traveled band will be making their way up and down the East Coast for the second time this year in support of their recently released and critically acclaimed sophomore LP ‘Before A Million… Read more »