30@30: The Top 30 Concerts I’ve Ever Been To (Pt. 1/3)

It’s been an awesome 5+ years running this blog and reviewing as many concerts as I can possibly go to. I’m celebrating my 30th birthday this week, and it’s been over a decade since I went to my first rap concert and fell in love with live Hip-Hop shows, and that feeling of seeing one…

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…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2015

Our second full calendar year being active was a fun one!  We’ve gained a lot of recognition in Toronto’s local Hip-Hop scene, made great connections, and most importantly covered a lot of concerts this year (one more than last year!).  I want to thank all the promoters and local artists who made it easier for me…

The Countdown (In Review): My Top 20 Favourite Albums of 2014

Happy Holidays to all!  For those who couldn’t keep up with the daily countdown, I have all of the entries listed below.  Click on the albums to read the reviews!  Also look out for my Top Concerts of the Year list dropping on New Years Eve! Honourable Mentions #20 Ab-Soul – These Days… (B-) #19 Joell…

My #10 Favourite Album of 2014: Eminem & Various Artists – Shady XV

*Click here to go back to the beginning of the countdown* *Click here to go back to #15* Shady Records is celebrating fifteen years in the music industry with Shady XV, a double-disc album that features previously released hits from the past on one disc (which I won’t cover here), and new music from the…

25@25: The Top 25 Most Influential Albums On My Life

A few months ago I saw something very similar to this going around Facebook, where people would post their top twelve albums that have stuck with them through the years.  I posted my own list, but I wanted to go deeper and longer (pause) just for fun for my 25th birthday.  So here are 25 albums…