Tomorrow at The Drake Hotel, this month’s edition of The Hustle monthly showcase/party features Tanisha, Yuri Koller and Kayo Guevarra, and showcases Tanisha’s new label/collective NWYE. Details here
The Academy x NWYE Present: The Hustle
ft. Tanisha x Yuri Koller x Kayo
Music by DJ Rhea Fiasco
Hosted by R. Chung (G98.7 FM / 100% CDN)
Thursday, August 18th | Doors at 9pm
The Drake Hotel | 1150 Queen St. West
And hit the jump to hear Kayo‘s Nowhere EP.
Latest single release from Toronto rapper, Tory Lanez‘ I Told You official debut album dropping tomorrow (Aug. 19). Can’t read the buzz for this record. Feels a little muted but I’m not in the middle of the world it’s targeting, truth be told.
Massive collab between electronic-aboriginal music pioneers, A Tribe Called Red and Brooklyn hip-hop legend, Yasin Bey (bka Mos Def) with an assist by another Canadian artist, Narcy who you may remember when he was going by the name, The Narcicyst and I posted his ‘Hamdulillah’ video HERE.
This is our tribute to great artists, great people, positive thinkers from the #Toronto community. From OG’s to emerging artists, we salute all those who’ve gone 2 soon and dedicate this to their memories, their families, their bredrens, colleagues and friends. Peace from Theo3 & Scam
Art from Adrian Hayles & the family of King Reign.
More of that ‘New Toronto sound.’ Except Stwo is from France and Amir Obe from Detroit & Brooklyn (I believe). Still this is RIYL Drake, Weeknd, Partynextdoor, Tory Lanez, Daniel Caesar, Jazz Cartier, Roy Wood, Majid Jordan, DVSN etc. Man, WATTBA in the 6!
Rumors of the passing of Phife Dawg, from the legendary hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest, which started to surface just as I was going to bed last night, were like a baseball bat to the head. Even though it was well known that he was a long time sufferer of type II diabetes and […]
Picking our Top 10 favorite albums this year was tough! It was an especially good year for music. Many of the Honorable Mentions below could have made it into Top 10 (the same Top 10 I submitted for my Village Voice Pazz & Jop ballot) if I was in a different mood. Truth be told […]
The 2015 list of favorite songs or singles at The Kitchen is kind of in rough order and not much different from what I picked for my Pazz N Jop ballot. Jidenna‘s “Classic Man” was most definitely my favorite song of the year without a doubt although The Weeknd‘s “Can’t Feel My Face” gave it […]
ICYMI, last week I wrote a piece for BBC 1Xtra‘s DJ Semtex‘s new A Nation of Billions site on the Canadian hip-hop scene. Here’s a quick taste: It’s been a busy past few months for Drake. A couple weeks back, he rode to the top of the Billboard album charts yet again with, What A […]
Second premiere of the week after the DJ Emkay remix of Fetty Wap‘s “RGF Island” this past Tuesday??! The Kitchen got its swagger back! Check out this traptastic, hip-hop flavored original track by the west coast-based duo, Neza x Alxndr. Peep the full bio: NEZA x ALXNDR are 2 musicians based in LA making hip-hop […]
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