NEW MUSIC: TassNata – Let’s Go feat. Rich Kidd & Tona (Prod. Tone Mason)

rez | Music | Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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TassNata connects with some heavyweights for a new one. I’m already seeing the madness that will be this music video…

TassNata and Juno winning Duo Rich Kidd & Tona come together for a 2016 Party Anthem produced by multi Grammy Nominated Tone Mason.

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NEW MUSIC: Church Chizzle – Young Black Man

rez | Music | Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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Church with some real talk via “Young Black Man”.

Facts. Real Life. Things I’ve lived or witnessed. Things you can relate too,

And best believe, I’ma do it in a way your average artist just can’t even fathom to produce.

Love Me If You Love Real Hip Hop. The Prophecy. Coming Soon.

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NEW VIDEO: Sport Mathews – Yeah Right (Directed by Bait Shop Buoy)

rez | Video | Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Another one from the crew known as Sport Mathews.

Sport Mathews – Yeah Right
Second single off ‘The Sport Mathews LP’
Directed, filmed & edited by Bait Shop Buoy

Album Link: https://soundcloud.com/sport-mathews/…

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NEW MUSIC: Andreena – One Dance (Drake Cover)

rez | Music | Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

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Gawd damnit. Andreena’s BACK!!!! Gawd damnit. Andreena has a new project on the way!!!

p.s. Shouts to Drake and the whole sapper (singer/rapper) era but, generally speaking, when an actual singer sings the same songs it’s usually better, imho. Especially in a live situation.

ANDREENA – ONE DANCE [RMX]

Look out for the upcoming album #Tripolar by Andreena

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NEW MUSIC: Haley Smalls – Controlla (Drake Cover)

rez | Music | Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

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Haley Smalls covers “Controlla” by Drake. Nice.

Haley Smalls is a singer/songwriter engineer and in other words, a young force to be reckoned with. With music pumping through her veins and a foot in the music industry from a very young age, Smalls has paved her way to working with Grammy Award winning & nominated Producers such as; Megaman, Boi-1DA (Drake, Nicki Minaj), Chuck Harmony (Ne-Yo, Mary J. Blige), Harvey Mason, Jr. (Beyoncé, Brandy Aretha Franklin), The Monarch (Rita Ora, Cher Lloyd), Rock City (Rihanna, Usher), The Phatboiz (Yo Gotti), alongside her management team Ebony Sons (DTP).

Smalls’ classically trained voice, distinctive mainstream sound and noticeable R&B influence makes her one of the most intriguing up and coming young artists out of Toronto, Canada.

In January 2014, Grammy award winning and multi-platinum selling artist Beyoncé Knowles showed her approval of Smalls’ YouTube cover of ‘Pretty Hurts’ by sharing the video on her Facebook page stating she “loved it”. Since, Smalls’ cover went viral and has reached over one million views and still growing.

Without losing any momentum, Smalls became a part of the formation of a new production and writing team, The Startaz lead by one of Toronto’s most accomplished producers – Megaman (Lil Wayne, Birdman, Tyga, Drake, Kid Ink, Bow Wow, Yo Gotti). Honing in on her writing skills, writing and recording over 120 songs, Smalls managed to find and create her own sound which resulted in the release of her first project ‘This Is Me’, a 16-track Mixtape produced entirely by Megaman, written by The Startaz that was released in April, 2015.

Haley’s second project “Imagination” was released on December 16th, 2015, ending off the year with a bang with appearances by Boi-1da and P Reign, and once again produced by Megaman, written by The Startaz.

Wasting no time, Haley and her team released yet another project on Feb 5th, 2016, an 8-track mixtape called “The Cure” that fully embraces a new and very modern, Toronto sound. This is available on DatPiff, Soundcloud, and YouTube.

Previous: NEW MIXTAPE: HALEY SMALLS “THE CURE” (PROD. MEGAMAN)

NEW MUSIC: Monsieur Desire – Kinshasa Blues

rez | Music | Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

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Monsieur Desire returns with another dope one. Check him out tonight at The Burdock as part of Tika and McCallaman’s joint EP release parties.

Written & Produced by Desire
Instruments & Additional Production by Scott Dion Brown
Recorded @ Glenmore Studios

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NEW MIXTAPE: k-os – Views From The Stix

rez | Mixtape | Monday, May 23rd, 2016

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Kheaven links up with the likes of Saukrates, Kardi, Shad, King Reign, KAYTRANADA, Chox and Boi-1da for a new tape called “Views From The Stix”. ‘Bout to take this one in. Here’s all the info:

Multi-platinum recording artist k-os releases his second mixtape, Views from the Stix.

Views from the Stix is a collection of songs created by k-os at his family’s home in the countryside, north of Whitby, Ontario. Completed in only three weeks, the album is composed of free-style verses recorded over demos created during his small-town sabbatical. Taking a page out of the punk rock handbook, each track averages two minutes in length and the album boasts a track list of 15 songs. k-os teams up with some of Toronto’s finest, including Kardinal Offishall, Shad and Saukrates, as well as Canadian super producers Kaytranada and Boi-1da.

Despite the title, k-os insists this is not a spoof project: “There has always been this push and pull as to what is the more authentic hip hop viewpoint. Is it only going to be urban city life? Or can hip hop be authentic no matter where you live? To me, the stix is really just anywhere outside of that conventional city life.”

This mixtape comes to us on the heels of Can’t Fly Without Gravity, the 2015 studio release from k-os. Since his first major label release in 2002, k-os has stood at the forefront of Canadian hip hop, consistently evolving and progressing with his unique genre-bending style.

1. The Amazing Kreskin
2. P.S.A
3. Yin Yang Money feat SAUKRATES
4. Smells Like Cream Spirit feat k-os + Kaytranada = ‘KEVIN’
5. FREE STYLE feat k-os + Kaytranada = ‘KEVIN’
6. Fairytales of New York – feat k-os +Kaytranada = ‘KEVIN’
7. Surfing with An Alien
8. Hot For Teacher
9. Another Shot – Boi -1da Remix
10. On my Kanye
11 . Same Ole Purple Drank
12. Give UP the Goods feat King Reign, Shad and Saukrates
13. Morning Freestyle Pt 2
14. Golden Vox – 21st Century Schizoid Boi
15. Boys II Men – featuring Saukrates, Kardinall Offishall, Choclair,
King Reign and Shad

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NEW MUSIC: Chloe Charles – With Blindfolds On + Performing Live @ The Burdock May 26th & 27th

rez | Music | Monday, May 23rd, 2016

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Get to know Chloe Charles via her latest release, With Blindfolds On. I don’t know how many tracks will be on the final album but there’s currently 6 up on the SoundCloud page (including the 4 below). Chloe will be performing at The Burdock on May 26th and 27th. Definitely a show worth checking out.

My Dear Friends of The Six,

It is with the utmost excitement and pride that I will be releasing my album “With Blindfolds On” to you, my hometown, Toronto at one of Toronto’s newest gems, The Burdock.

We will be performing 2 consecutive dates, May 26th (early show) and May 27th (later show).

Please purchase tickets in advance to ensure space as the Burdock is an intimate space.
www.burdockto.com

The Burdock
May 26th, 8:30pm
May 27th, 9:30pm
1184 Bloor St. W
Toronto

Band Lineup: Neil Whitford on electic guitar and percussion, Kelly Lefaive on violin, Vivienne Wilder on bass, Chris Pruden on keys,.

See you soon,
Love Your Chloe
XX

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VIDEO: Mckenzie Small – Caught Feelings (Behind The Scenes)

rez | Video | Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

BTS look at Mckenzie Small’s debut video. And shouts to the newest stylist on the block, Shirin Nadjafi!

Buy “Caught Feelings” now on iTunes! http://itunes.apple.com/album/id11005…

Previous: NEW VIDEO: MCKENZIE SMALL – CAUGHT FEELINGS (DIRECTED BY AARON A)

NEW VIDEO: Mckenzie Small – Caught Feelings (Directed by Aaron A)

rez | Video | Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

The Small family doing big things! Ahhhh…..so witty.

You might remember being introduced to Mckenzie Small via her cousin Haley Small. They did a handful of viral cover videos together a couple years back. Fast forward to 2016 and Mckenzie’s got a solo push of her own. Led by the first single / video, “Caught Feelings”.

Buy “Caught Feelings” now on iTunes! http://itunes.apple.com/album/id11005…

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