imagineNATIVE turns 20, Kardinal Offishall (pictured) hosts TEDxToronto, and a new John Coltrane album with Canadian roots. Also in the news are Mirvish musicals, Dave Bidini, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, ArtsCan Circle, OMF, NSMW, Cœur de pirate, Suzanne Jarvie, The Lifers, and Cavendish Beach Music Festival. With video.
Coinciding with the wonderful run by the Raptors in the NBA finals is a new single from the 6 booster and hip-hop veteran. It features his signature bold and bravado-filled rhyming plus deft production.
The well-respected Toronto rapper and producer enlists a veteran hip-hop star for this entertaining new track and video. The pair trade verses fluently and the witty rhymes and upbeat vibe make this a winner.
Anthony Bourdain's musician encounters, cannabis firms eye music sponsorship and picks for NXNE. Others in the headlines include Robert Smith, drill music, Alanis Morissette, John Roney, Ray Reaves, Angelique Kidjo, Social Distortion, Kardinal Offishall, She Stole My Beer, and Tona.
"I feel like I won the lottery every morning because of my daughter. I’ve met a lot of women who feel like they never had a great relationship with their fathers (or maybe no relationship at all)..."
Sloan gives up the secrets to longevity, Beyonce rewards black students, and Kardinal Offishall salutes the Raptors with Northern Touch remix. Others in the headlines include Janelle Monáe, Record Store Day, #MeToo, Kanye West, Prince, Johnny Reid, Lo Moon, and London Music Awards.
As an author, journalist, programmer, and publicist, he has had a major impact on Canada's urban music scene. In this interview, Higgins reflects upon a fascinating career and the ascent of domestic hip-hop and R&B artists.
Canada’s rap king Kardinal Offishall has himself another “Winner” hit, The Launch’s Logan Staats’ “The Lucky Ones” makes the cut, as do Ria Mae and The Road Hammers in this week’s survey of new music on national radio.
The Canadian pioneer launches his new creative collective, Celebrity Marauders, with a single that is an infectious and fresh blend of reggaeton and hip-hop stylings. We predict it'll live up to its title.
The 2017s iHeartRadio MMVAs simulcasts are to be carried by Much, CTV, and VRAK at 9 pm ET this Sunday.