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Even the new Drake video has Blue Jays fever

Posted by Amy Grief / July 31, 2015

drake videoThe Blue Jays have dominated headlines this week with two blockbuster trades and wins against both the Phillies and Royals.

Toronto's hometown hero Drake has also been in the spotlight thanks to his ongoing feud with Meek Mill. And now, on the eve OVO Fest, he appears in The Games' latest video for 100, a new track off of the LA rapper's upcoming album The Documentary 2.

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The top concerts in Toronto for August 2015

Posted by Shazia Khan / July 31, 2015

smashing pumpkins torontoThe top concerts in Toronto this August span many genres, but seem geared towards artists with an overwhelming fear of being alone. From one-night parties to weekend-long festivals, much of the musical talent coming to town plan on doing so with heaping handfuls of fellow bands sharing the stage.

Of course, you all know that impeccably lint-free Toronto mascot Drake is bringing OVO Festival back for a sixth year with J. Cole, Big Sean and Kevin Hart. Will Meek Mill's lyrical "J'accuse!" inform Drizzy's stage banter? Will Norm Kelly be the secret guest and throw down in an epic 6 God vs. Tweet God freestyle? Will this beautiful nightmare never end?

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5 underrated hip hop artists from Toronto

Posted by Staff / July 31, 2015

hip hop torontoWhile the stratosopheric success of Drake casts a large shadow over Toronto's hip hop scene, the number of talented non-OVO voices is as long as the lineups at Uncle Tetsu. I've left out those who have gained notoriety through mass radio airplay, skyrocketing buzz (Jazz Cartier), or Juno or Polar Prize recognition (sorry, Tona, Rich Kidd and Adam Bomb).

Here are my picks for five of the most underrated hip hop artists from Toronto.

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Drake drops second new track to diss Meek Mill

Posted by Amy Grief / July 29, 2015

drakeEven after Norm Kelly told Meek Mill he wasn't welcome in Toronto, the Philadelphia rapper defied the Ward 40 councillor's wishes and performed during the Nicki Minaj show at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre last night.

Concertgoers weren't too pleased with his appearance and reportedly booed while he was on stage. That's because Mill is feuding with Drake, a Canadian hero, at least according to Kelly.

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Drake and Kanye party at Toronto club after closing ceremonies

Posted by Alice Prendergast / July 28, 2015

Drake Kanye TorontoAs we all know by now, Kanye West performed at the Pan Am Games closing ceremonies on Sunday night, causing a touch of drama with a mic drop on his way out (there were, indeed, technical difficulties).

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66 photos that capture the spirit of WayHome

Posted by Staff / July 27, 2015

wayhomeWayHome took over the Burl's Creek grounds on the weekend for three days of music, food and good times. With 35,000 in attendance, it was a massive endeavour, but one that went surprisingly well for a first year festival.

Take a look at the all the action from three days of WayHome in this photo gallery.
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