The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2018

2018 was another epic year in concert-going. It marks the most concert reviews written on this blog in any year so far, with over 30 shows attended and reviewed. We also got to expand beyond Toronto and cover shows in other cities, travelling out for some fun times in Kitchener, Guelph, and Buffalo. Between the…

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: Wu-Tang Clan at Rebel Nightclub in Toronto

  Just two months after performing in Kitchener on what was to be the only stop in Ontario for their 25th Anniversary Tour, The Wu-Tang Clan have returned, this time performing in Toronto itself. Their return comes after the roster wasn’t complete for the Kitchener show, as Method Man had to catch a last-minute flight…

Concert Review: Wu-Tang Clan at Bingemans On The Grand in Kitchener, ON

The legendary Wu-Tang Clan has reunited once again for their 25th Anniversary Tour, celebrating the 25 years since they released one of Hip-Hop’s most iconic masterpieces, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). It’s been 25 years of consistent musical output from one of Hip-Hop’s greatest groups, as not one year has gone by since where they haven’t…

Concert Review: Method Man & Redman at Toronto’s 2017 Festival of Beer

    Toronto’s Festival of Beer (TFOB) is back with their summer fest, and it may be the dopest Hip-Hop party of the entire summer!  Taking place at Bandshell Park, the festival consists of several beer tents housing brewers from around the world with 416 different beers to sample, a grilling tent featuring world renowned…

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,…

Festival Review: The Roots Picnic in New York City

One of the most gifted and musically diverse bands on the planet, The Roots are in their ninth year curating their own music festival.  Always co-headlining alongside some of their favourite artists, collaborators and friends, the festival has been one way The Roots’ celebrate their hometown, Philadelphia, every year.  For the first time in 2016…

Concert Review: Hopsin at the Kool Haus in Toronto

Hopsin is one of the better rappers to come out in the past five years.  He’s been able to grow his fan base with his critically acclaimed 2010 album, Raw, his “Ill Mind Of Hopsin” Youtube series (with over 37 million views on Part 5), and most recently, his new Knock Madness album.  He’s been…

Concert Review: Redman at Rockpile East in Scarborough/Toronto

The first and last time I saw Reggie Noble, a.k.a. Redman perform was during the spring of 2013, when he tore down The Sound Academy with Method Man.  That was the time when my glasses were destroyed because they got knocked off my face while I was helping carry Redman during his crowd surfing.  It…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2013

I know I’m a little late with this one, but let’s take a look at the top 10 shows I went to last year.  I wrote a few concert reviews for some of them, but I missed a lot because I only had the idea to start this blog during the final quarter of the…

Concert Review: Wu-Tang Clan at the Kool Haus in Toronto

There’s so much I could write about the Wu-Tang Clan; they became my all-time favourite hip-hop group when I started studying the history of rap music as a teenager, as I was too young to witness its beginnings first hand.  Ever since 1993, not one year has gone by where Wu-Tang hasn’t put out an…