The 20th anniversary of a Canadian hip-hop anthem, a leaner Toronto festival summer, and the musical passions of Stephen King. Also in the headlines are OLP, Peaches, Steely Dan, Perla Batalla, Rusty, Emmylou Harris, Ensign Broderick, Steve Winwood, Royal Wood, and Earthless.
A Canadian hip-hop anthem turns 20 this year, and Drake's penchant for charity is praised. Also in the headlines are music broadcasts, Joni Mitchell, audio streaming and ticket scalping.
Canadian hip-hop anthem "Northern Touch" turns 20, and Drake hits the top Down Under. Also in the news are Feist, the BC Music Fund, Neil Young, Celine Dion, Music Moves Me, Ellevator, Best Buy, and farewells to Leon Chancler and Dennis Edwards (pictured).