On April 20th, Sese let loose a new banger for the smokers. “Throwing Smoke” is one for the chronic connoisseur’s out there. The production from Jazz Feezy and Scena knocks too! I had this one on blast all day, it was my theme song for the day on April 20th. Hit play and see why.
Okay, it’s four twenty. The mass amounts of “weed songs” that come out today is almost an overload. The whole SmashMouth Entertainment conglomerate decided to switch things up a bit. DillanPonders, SeT, F.E.L.N. and Jimmy B team up over a The Bass6 production for “800″. The spacey instrumental puts you in a trance as everyone goes in, though they aren’t talking about chronic. I swear everytime I play a joint from someone from the SmashMouth team, my house rattles. With this one, a couple pictures almost came off the wall. However you celebrate today, take in “800″ from DillanPonders, SeT, F.E.L.N., Jimmy B and The Bass6 and tell me you aren’t feeling this one. I’ll bet you can’t.
I’m in that turn up mood today, as we celebrate The Come Up Show’s 7th year running tonight. This tune, fits that mood. Set2 just dropped a brand new joint featuring Mr.YFRWN himself, the homie Sese. With Daniel Worthy on the production, “Wussup” is an all around enjoyable track and Set2 and Sese go off! Take in “Wussup” and crank your stereo to eleven, it’s needed.
London’s own Gal Harper released a brand new feel good tune today featuring Casper called “Don’t Ask Why”. About some women in their lives, Gal Harper and Casper create something that I find myself reminiscing to, hitting replay a few times. If you support London talent, these two are one’s you definitely want to look out for. You can catch Casper at our anniversary event this Sunday alongside the whole Treetop conglomerate. It’s going to be fun. Check out Gal Harper’s newest track “Don’t Ask Why” and let me know some feelings that t brings up for you!
Let me just say this, Locksmith is a beast! There’s few rappers bar for bar that make my jaw hit the floor when I take in their music and Locksmith is one of those artist’s that have me saying “Damn!” everytime. Locksmith recently went through to talk about his newest album, A Thousand Cuts and dropped a freestyle for DJ Kay Slay that should put to rest any doubts some naysayers may have. Locksmith is the truth! Take in part one and two of his freestyle on Shade 45 and let me know if you feel any different, cause I’m willing to bet your thoughts will be the same.
The homie Jimmy B has been on his grind. L.O.R.D.S. is a top notch project from the up and coming, young Toronto artist and the campaign is still going strong. Dropping some new visuals for “One Whisky” off L.O.R.D.S., one of my personal favorites, it brings a sense of realness to an already vividly real track. You get to know what drives Jimmy B to push for greatness on this one. We all drown our thoughts in the bottle sometimes, “One Whisky” is one for you to bump when your feeling down and out. Go grab a copy of L.O.R.D.S. if you haven’t yet!
As a surprise to his fans today, DillanPonders dropped a remix over “Threatz” and boy does he ever go in! The beat is hype to begin with, though when DillanPonders gets on it, you know he’s about to kick it up a notch. If you’re about to head out tonight, bump this on your way to the spot. The energy DillanPonders has during a live show is insane, and it shows in his music. Watch out for the homie this year! He just dropped a brand new video for “Selling Dreams” off NUMB the other day too! Consistency. Take in “Threatz” and see why DillanPonders is going to be a problem this year!
From last years The Green Box to this years A Thousand Cuts, Locksmith has been on his grind. Countless videos, radio freestyles, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon! Locksmith just dropped his highly anticipated album A Thousand Cuts yesterday and after taking it in, all I have to say is “WOW”. Instantly captured from the introductory song “Who I Am”, I found myself vibing out the entire album without a pause. With most of the production done from Locksmith and Mike Blakenship, Locksmith recruits a few more producers like Nova K, Braden Blair and Rsonist of The Heatmakerz. He also recruits the likes of R.A. The Rugged Man on “House of Games”, Rebecca Nobel, Jarell Perry, Fallon, Leah Tysse, Anesha and Olamide Faison. If you’ve ever heard a Locksmith track, than you know what to expect, but if it’s your first time taking in his music, you can stream the album before you buy. Hit play on the lead single for the album below and be sure to go support true talent by getting your copy of A Thousand Cuts today!
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Interview by: Colton Beausoleil
King of the Dot has been on the rise since it began back in the alleyways of Toronto six years ago. Founder Organik wanted to create a league that was a platform for battle rappers to build from as well as everyone involved in the culture. Since growing to be one of the worlds biggest battle leagues, King of the Dot has created a movement that is taking over the scene by storm. Putting on some of the biggest match-ups to ever go down, having a team that works to it’s limits to provide for Canadian hip-hop culture. Moving as a unit, there’s nothing they can’t set out and accomplish. With entry level league Prove Yoself, Gully TK’s Ground Zero league leading into where the top tier battlers go head to head, at King of the Dot. The movement has only just begun and the future is looking bright for King the Dot. We sat down with Organkik, Bishop Brigante and Gully TK to talk about the Squad Tour, how they set up battles and more!
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Quake Matthews is back with his Myth Monday campaign. This time, teaming up with JRDN; an incredibly talented singer from Halifax. Whenever Quake and JRDN team up, they always create something crazy! With Cory LeRue on the production as well, “Suitcase” is an instant hit. This is one that needs some spins all over the radio. Quake Matthews has been going hard dropping tracks every Monday and as each one is released, I get more and more excited for the next week. Quake has always been one of my favorite Canadian emcee’s so I find myself waking up anxious to hear what he’s about to drop. If you haven’t been following Myth Mondays, I’d check his page to get caught up! “Suitcase” is one for anyone who’s ever been contemplating leaving a relationship they’re in. The guitar by Josh Kelly is a nice addition as well. Check out “Suitcase” from Quake Matthews featuring JRDN and let me know your favorite track from Myth Monday’s so far.
I’ve been off the blogging for a minute, so it’s only right I start off with the homie DillanPonders latest visuals off his most recent EP, NUMB. Featuring SeT of CreW, “Selling Dreams” is one turn up track you have to bump on blast. Tay Lewis is DillanPonders go to producer and the composition they create makes you want to hit the club instantly. Keep an eye out for DillanPonders because this year has only just begun and I know he has a ton of more great music coming your way! If you haven’t heard of DillanPonders yet, he just did an interview for the premiere of this video where you can get to know about him a little more. Let me know what you think below!