Category: Reviews

[Review] BestCoast Connection Tour ft. ASAP Ferg & YG January 14th @ Sound Academy (Toronto)

Wednesday or Trap Lord Wednesday, as some fans dubbed it, approached rather quickly from its reschedule date of November 19 to this past January 14th inside the Sound Academy. From the East Coast, Brooklyn’s own self proclaimed Trap Lord ASAP Ferg and from the West Coast, Compton’s YG finally brought their BestCoast Connection Tour to Toronto. If this was going to be anything to the caliber of any of Ferg’s prior shows fans were definitely in for a treat.

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[Review] “Enter The Void Tour” ft. Jhene Aiko, SZA & The Internet December 18th @ Sound Academy (Toronto)

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An immense line could be seen forming at the prominent music venue, Sound Academy where fans stood to cast their ticket to Enter the Void. The thirteen stop tour made its way to Toronto on Thursday, December 18, 2014 with Jhene Aiko, SZA, and The Internet who were set to put on a show that evening full of blissful melodies and slow rhythm music.

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[Review] T.I. – “Paperwork Tour” @ London Music Hall (London)

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It’s been a long time coming. Myself, I can’t recall the last time TIP was in Canada on tour, nor have I ever been to a show of his. For ninety nine percent of the people waiting in the cold Thursday, Nov. 13th outside London Music Hall to witness what was deemed to be a show to remember, I’ll bet it was the same thing. You could sense a feeling of anxiousness among the concert goers. Excitement was in the air. Everyone dressed to the max. Of course everyone had to show out for the T.I. show. Following the hype as he made his way across Canada on his Paperwork tour promoting his ninth studio album released on Columbia Records, it was clear we were in for a treat though no one could of guessed we were in for what could go down as one of the best shows to hit London this year. It’s not just myself saying that either. Though I have been to every show in the city this year, so you can trust it’s a valid opinion.

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[Review] Ink Entertainment & Taylor Gang Present Ty Dolla Sign w/ Lil Bibby & DJ Charlie B October 24th @ The Virgin Mobile Mod Club (Toronto)

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It’s been a good year for Taylor Gang signee, Ty Dolla Sign who made his way to Toronto on Friday, October 24, 2014 for his “In Too Deep” tour with Chicago rapper Lil Bibby. The night was young as fans lined up outside the Virgin Mobile Mod Club on College Street to attest to the artists successes first hand. A breeze of positive energy filled the air as some fans took it upon themselves to sing some of their favourite Ty Dolla Sign anthems as they awaited entrance into the venue.

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[Review] Ink Entertainment & SmashMouth Entertainment Present The Pay Attention Tour ft. Big K.R.I.T w/ Two-9 October 10th @ Tattoo (Toronto)

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It was a frigid night in Toronto as determined fans awaited entrance into Queen West’s infamous venue Tattoo for a performance from the South’s best kept secret Big KRIT The Mississippi rapper arrived into the city on Friday, October 10, 2014, for his Pay Attention tour alongside Atlanta hip hop collective Two-9 to bring a little bit of that true southern hospitality to the 416!

To read the full the review and see some great snapshots from the show, continue on after the jump!

[Review] Ab-Soul w/ Jimmy B, Bas & EarthGang October 11th @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre (Toronto)

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On Saturday October 11th, Top Dawg Entertainment’s Ab-Soul brought his ‘These Days’ tour to the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. Soul seems to be the underdog on the label. Unlike his label mates Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q who have both had solo tours, this was Ab-Soul’s first time headlining a solo tour – it did not disappoint. The night began with sets from Atlanta duo, Earthgang and Toronto’s own Jimmy B.

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[Review] Toronto Frosh Festival ft. Joe Ghost, Dzeko and Torres, Carnage & ASAP Mob September 7th @ TD Echo Beach (Toronto)

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What better way to say goodbye to the end of summer and kick off the new school year than attending a huge frosh festival in downtown Toronto! Hundreds of electronic music and hip hop fans lined up to celebrate the beginning of the school year at TD’s Echo Beach on Sunday, September 7th, 2014. The event featured an array of dj’s and artists that specialize in not only EDM but hip hop as well including; Carnage, Joe Ghost , Dzeko and Torres, Charlie B, and headliners ASAP Mob members Ferg, Rocky and Twelvy..

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