After a hiatus period, Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Thrust releases his new single “Let’s Go” Available now on all platforms. The sound of this highly experienced Hip Hop Artist will bring people back to the era of credible Hip Hop and cutting-edge music.
Thrust whose albums have gone gold & platinum has traveled far and wide in the Hip Hop world. He first appeared on the Maestro Fresh Wes track “Pass the Champagne,” was featured on the Juno award winning track “Northern Touch”, alongside other Canadian Hip Hop Icons. The track changed the face of Canadian Hip Hop and is now celebrating its 20th anniversary. Thrust released one of Toronto’s biggest underground classic “Past Present Future” EP. There is no doubt that Thrust has created his own lane in the music industry. He has performed and toured with the likes of Public Enemy, Destiny’s Child, and The Fugees and has received musical recognition worldwide. now, the multitalented rapper confidently actualized his vision like never before in terms of style, sound, and spirit as he steps back into the spotlight.
Canadian prospect Young Loaft releases “Beaches” a unique blend of Euro-trap and R&B. This track is a flashback on his experiences and relationships as the summer ends. Look out for his interview with Thisis50.com and the album, “Better Late Than Never” dropping in October 2018.
Rich The Kid, Famous Dex, Ace Hood, and multi-platinum producer Zaytoven have all worked with Lil Def. With that type of rap sheet, it’s safe to say the teenage talent is headed in the right direction. Fresh off tour and ready to officially make a name for himself, he drops off the icey visual for “Frost Bit.” Filmed on location in his stomping grounds of Iqaluit, the HD-clip is as cold as the Canadian territory and finds the budding creative flexing in some fancy footwear.
Watch the high energy visual after the jump and hopefully, the song will hit all other streaming platforms soon!–
In DillanPonders: Decoded the SHROOM DADDY gives us rare and unique insight into his mind.
In the video, Ponders speaks to the inspiration and creative process behind his fans’ favourite lyrics, from projects including MATRIX, NO MANS LAND, ACID REIGN and COMATOSE.
In early August Ponders launched a callout for fans to submit what bars
they wanted to learn about. The lyrics with the most votes would be
decoded. After an overwhelming response, Ponders narrowed it down to the
top five, with lyrics from across his career.
The stories behind the music are irreverent, emotional and psychedelic, just as you would expect from Ponders himself.
Rising rap star Devontée drops his highly anticipated Head Gone
album. Described as a perfect blend of the sounds of his cultural
upbringing (Toronto, Jamaica) with that of his current musical
adventures throughout the United States, Head Gone’s
hypnotizing bass heavy sounds, catchy flows and melodies, combined with
its potent messages with purpose, are sure to become streaming playlist
“The term Head Gone stems from my Jamaican father’s reggae/dancehall
influence,” explains the producer/rapper who first came to the attention
of North American media types with his critically-acclaimed single
“Bare Tings” that originated the viral WOE phenom popularized in Drake’s
“Know Yourself”. “The first song I recorded was “Wild West” in New York
City’s Quad Studios, and I recorded “Overthinking” and “Haunted” in my
cousins Ayesha & Stephen Curry’s pool house. I recorded “Bless” with
Kevin Durant at his house in Oakland (and ended up mixing &
mastering the whole album there) and I recorded and produced “Growing
Crazy” and “Real Rudebwoy” the same weekend at OVO 40’s studio in
Toronto. Thankfully, listeners get to hear a whole range of influences
from my family, friends and peers on here.”
Leo Vance, 22 is a recording artist from Toronto, Canada and burst into the scene a year ago with his debut album The Legend Begins. He was nominated for The Break Through Artist Of The Year Award at the Canadian Urban Hip Hop Awards in Toronto in May 2017, and won his first industry award for the album.
A visionary, artist, writer and music producer Leo has been honing his skills since the age of 13. Coming from a musical family, Leo knew his passion for music would lead him to where he is today. A serious artist Leo leaves it all on the stage when he performs, he has performed both here and in the US in many events and festivals. Leo works hard on his craft on a daily basis, never taking anything for granted.
Toronto-based vocalist/producer Sylo Nozra has released his long-awaited album Mud Mask. The album premiered exclusively with i-D who stated “Sylo
certainly delivers R&B’s hallmark heart-on-sleeve romance and
raunch, but his slightly mumbled delivery shrouds it in a layer of
mystique.” Thisalbum was co-produced by Sylo alongside frequent collaborator Goldchain, and Juno Award-winning producer Lantz (Jazz Cartier).
Mud Mask provides eight vibrant singles with smooth
tempo soundscapes complimented with tropical rhythms. His syncopated
instrumentation and sultry vocals will captivate listeners from
beginning to end. Sylo’s impassioned melodies flow harmoniously withineach of the tracks, while his lyrics explore various phases of relationships, and lessons learnedduring these processes.
breeds Talent and Yanchan
is another shining example of that, with his electric vocals and addicting chorus, his new single “Yacht”
is a must listen. “Yacht” tells the story of his first experience riding a luxury Yacht with some of the most powerful individuals in the Music Industry. His small taste of the lifestyle has gotten him addicted and the sound he’s created will have you feeling
co-produced this new record and holds many talent facets such as a Singer, Songwriter, Mixing Engineer. He is the founder and lead producer of both
Elephant Studios and the AMAG Collective.
Yanchan is best known for his ability to fuse soothing South Asian elements into his production work.
off of the success of his last single “Coming
Down” (which currently is sitting with just
over 40,000 streams on Spotify) Yanchan continues to return his energetic sounds to end off the summer on a high note.
One of Canada’s most talented rap groups The Lytics release their fourth and finest album to date Float On. It’s the record people will remember as the one where the sun rose on the electrifying Winnipeg-based group – consisting of three brothers (Anthony “AOKS” Sannie, Alex “B Flat” Sannie, Andrew O) plus rapper Mungula “Munga” Londe – with clearer eyes, fuller hearts, and a more powerful command of their craft than ever before. This 12 track effort flaunts timeless hip hop sounds, mixed in with R&B, soul, and percussion-heavy beats that stand out and are inimitable.