Hip-Hop/Rap


Backxwash wins 2020 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

For the album, God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out...

Songwriter / producer WondaGurl crushing it at 23

Cooking beats for Drake, Rihanna, Travi$ Scott, Killy – an...

New Series! “SOCAN Picks of the Month”

October 2020: Moneyphone, Sael, Hunnah, Jarrel The Young, km...

Shreez: Changing His Life

“I do as I please, but I’m not an idiot either”

Fredz: Down-to-earth, but not disillusioned

At 18, his early career is off to an impressive start

SOCAN/Pop Montréal “Cooking Beats” 2020, with Shash’u

“Competition breeds innovation”

SOCAN Awards 2020 Video Interview: T-Minus

Star songwriter-producer wins two SOCAN Rap Music Awards

Honey Jam celebrates 25 years

Official 2020 showcase live from Toronto’s El Mocambo on O...

How the Song Happened: Powfu’s “death bed (coffee for your head)”

Streaming services foster a massive global hit

Original Gros Bonnet: The Rite of Spring

“You must accept the fact that evolution takes time”

Monk.E : The Ugandan Connection

“I’ve grown artistically, socially, and on a human level...

Polaris 2020 short-lister Witch Prophet

Raising funds to co-found her own record label, Heart Lake

Ragers: Might as well

High-energy rap combo explores twists and turns of French la...

Winnipeg live hip-hop band Super Duty Tough Work

Polaris Prize 2020 long-listers expand their creative approa...

How songwriter/producer Junia-T became a Studio Monk

Collaborative approach earns a place on 2020 Polaris Short L...

Backxwash: breaking with the past

Against all odds, she finds herself on the Polaris shortlist

In the Spotlight: Uptown Boyband

Eclectic Toronto K-pop trio

Producer / Songwriters respond to anti-Black racism by creating music

The story of the Stronger Together Sample Pack

Shotto Guapo: On the Road to Freedom

“Music is a powerful tool”

David Campana: Daring to be himself

“I enjoy the ambiguity of being not quite a singer, and no...

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