Concert Review: Classified – The Canadian Classic Tour in Toronto

  With sixteen albums released over the span of more than two decades, Classified has experienced a lengthy career similar to many emcees associated with the word classic among Hip-Hop heads. He’s gone through the grind of pushing through the underground to gain national recognition, the stardom with earning platinum plaques and awards, and has…

Concert Review: Kool G Rap at Revival Bar in Toronto

One of the most influential emcees in the history of Hip-Hop, Kool G Rap is a name often associated with words like authenticity, longevity, lyricism, greatness, and above all, respect. He’s often cited as an influence by some of the greatest lyricists the genre has seen, and is still releasing new music with over thirty…

Concert Review: J. Cole – The KOD Tour in Toronto

Each year, J. Cole does more to prove that he has the longevity to be a lasting force in Hip-Hop. Not only has he been consistently releasing meaningful music and putting up good sales numbers with every album, but he’s also adapted to the current climate where artists have to lean heavily on touring to…

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…

Top 10 Upcoming Hip-Hop Concerts to see in Toronto This Fall (2018)

Hoodie season is upon us, but as the weather gets colder, there won’t be any shortages in Hip-Hop artists bringing their concert tours through the city. While there aren’t as many large stadium shows or outdoor festivals, there are a ton of more intimate club performances happening before the end of the year. We picked…

Concert Review: Childish Gambino at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto

  It’s been four years since Donald Glover last went on tour as his Childish Gambino persona, and in those four years, he’s propelled himself into stardom. Back then he was an up-and-coming MC, singer, and producer with a couple acclaimed albums and several mixtapes under his belt, as well as a comedian with a…

Review: Connect The Dot 2018 Champion Showcase in Toronto

  Toronto Hip-Hop heads had a tough choice to make this past Saturday, as there were two major events happening in the city for fans of rap music. On one hand, you had legendary Brooklyn duo M.O.P. performing at the new Stadium Nightclub, and on the other, you had the final round of a tournament…

Concert Review: Busta Rhymes at Rebel Nightclub in Toronto

The last Friday of July 2018 in Toronto was an epic one for Hip-Hop heads. Whether you saw Ludacris headline Toronto’s Festival of Beer at Bandshell Park, or Ice Cube host his Big3 basketball league at Scotiabank Arena, those looking to keep the party going got to see a late, late night show at Rebel Nightclub featuring…

Concert Review: Ludacris at Toronto’s 2018 Festival of Beer

After putting on what we called the best concert of the year in 2017, Toronto’s Festival of Beer continues to aim for bigger and better. This year they’ve expanded the festival by making it four days instead of three, and booked even more famous artists to perform at Bandshell Park. While last year’s Friday night…

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…