Top 30 Hip-Hop Albums of 2018: #30-21

2018 may go down as the best year of the 2010s for Hip-Hop releases. It’s been a year to be known for the sheer volume of great albums, with so many dropping that it’s been a challenge keeping up. While it’s great to see the culture thriving with so many artists putting out new music,…

Concert Review: T.D.E. – The Championship Tour in Toronto

The star power of Kendrick Lamar and his label mates at Top Dawg Entertainment continues to rise year after year. After performing at the Air Canada Centre twice last summer during his DAMN Tour, Kendrick started off 2018 by announcing The Championship Tour, with almost the entire roster signed to Top Dawg Entertainment joining him. While Kendrick…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2017

This has been the most epic, action-packed year of concert-going in my entire life so far. 2017 saw me completely blow my previous personal record of most concerts attended in a year out of the water, with over thirty shows attended this year. I have to thank all the artists, promoters and media companies who…

Concert Review: Kendrick Lamar – The DAMN Tour in Toronto (2nd Show)

Just one month ago, Kendrick Lamar put on an epic performance with his very first headlining show at the Air Canada Centre, and now he’s brought his DAMN Tour back to Toronto for a second show!  He’s had one hell of a year, further solidifying his spot among Hip-Hop’s elite superstars with his third major-label album DAMN, which…

The Top 5 Hip-Hop Concerts To See In Toronto This Summer (2017)

The summer months of July and August are close approaching, and there are plenty of great Hip-Hop artists set to perform in our city!  We got you Hip-Hop heads covered with the top five shows you need to see (in chronological order): 5. Main Source at Unity Festival in David Pecaut Square – July 15,…

My #20 Favourite Album of 2014: Ab-Soul – These Days…

This album threw some fans off, as it sounds very different from Ab-Soul’s previous album, 2012’s Control System.  Just when you thought Ab-Soul established his style, he went and switched things up on this album.  There are still glimpses of his old style, with his focus on wordplay and thought-provoking lyrics, but These Days sees…

My #9 Favourite Album of 2013: Tech N9ne – Something Else

*Click here to go back to the beginning of the countdown* *Click here to go back to #25* *Click here to go back to #20* *Click here to go back to #15* Some may say that Tech N9ne has been reaching to the mainstream audience over the past couple years, but it seems more like…

My #20 Favourite Album of 2013: Pusha T – My Name Is My Name

*Click here to go back to the beginning of the countdown* *Click here to go back to #25* Looking at the track list to this album on paper, I initially thought it was going to be a disaster.  10 out of the 12 songs had guest features, and with only a couple exceptions, most of…