hip-hop

hip-hop

January 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Albums and concerts to watch for in 2019, hip-hop dominates US streaming, and the Harlem Hellfighters brought jazz to Europe. Also in the headlines are Jann Arden, Pro Coro, Taylor Swift, Japanese copyright, Memphis power pop, Barack Obama, Kanye West, and Hootie and the Blowfish.

Nicki Minaj  Photo: Atlanta Black Star
July 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Nicki Minaj (pictured) and her fans attack a Toronto blogger online, Google spends big bucks attacking a copyright directive, and Mick Jagger possibly jinxed England at the World Cup. Others in the headlines include Richard Swift, Anenome, hip-hop photos, Green Day, Carmen Campagne, Damian Marley, Dave Grohl, Julian Thomas, The Kubasonics, Charlie Puth, and the Brave festival.

Drake poses with his 2010 Juno Awards in St. John's. Pic: Ryan Remiorz, CP
March 23, 2018
by External Source

In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the Junos properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?