MUSIC

The Kendrick Effect

Thursday, 03 August 2017 05:19 Written by
On the evening of July 25th 2017, the Air Canada Centre (ACC) was filled to capacity with screaming Kendrick Lamar fans as they anxiously anticipated his arrival on stage.
“Hi this is Cham, am I too late?” After waiting nearly an hour to interview Cham, he disarms my impatience with a warm voice and an apology.
In the second part of my interview with Rookz, entrepreneur and owner of Sandbox Studios we get to know a little bit about her personal life.

DJ Lissa Monet + The New Wave of Model Turned DJ

Friday, 27 January 2017 08:37 Written by
In this interview, I sit down with Toronto based DJ, Lissa Monet, and we chat about this new wave of female djs seemingly picked because of their looks rather than talent.
Divine Brown is at the top of her game.
A producer from Trinidad (Echo Slim) and an artist from St.Lucia (Nelson Serieux), one now living in Canada, the other in Miami, have teamed up to create a powerful new music project called Awakening.
After a record-breaking season for the Toronto Raptors, fans cemented their reputation for being some of the loudest, most passionate in the NBA. Even Cleveland Cavalier superstar LeBron James took notice, praising the enthusiasm of the Raptors' fans, describing the Raptors home court at the Air Canada Centre, as "an unbelievable atmosphere."

Etana Performs At Jerkfest 2016

Friday, 22 July 2016 13:09 Written by
The 15th annual JerkFest is fast approaching (Aug 5th - 7th 2016) and if you've never been, this year would be a good time to go.

9 Reasons You'll Never Make It In The Music Business

Saturday, 11 June 2016 09:31 Written by
It’s about that time of year again, Honey Jam auditions are in full swing.

Jazz Cartier Reaches For Hip Hop Crown

Friday, 19 February 2016 12:13 Written by
“Who?” That is the first word that comes to mind when the name Jazz Cartier is mentioned.

BOOK ALERT: Rap N' Roll: Pop Culture, Darkly Stated

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 13:36 Written by
Award-winning journalist, author, broadcaster and blogger Dalton Higgins’ sixth book Rap N' Roll: Pop Culture, Darkly Stated, a collection of pop culture essays, launches on December 4th at A Different Booklist bookstore located in Toronto’s Annex neighborhood. 

TDot Fest: Developing Toronto's Talent

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 19:19 Written by
On October 2 Canadian music history was made. For the first time ever the top four spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart belonged to Canadians.
Jamaican gospel singer Carlene Davis is enjoying a milestone in her 40-year musical career.