hip hop


Bluesfest Day 3: Flight Distance, Tegan & Sara, and 50 Cent

The first Saturday of Bluesfest brought healthy crowds to see a diverse collection of musicians. The first group I caught

a night called best

A Night Called Best: Ottawa’s new hiphop/r&b party

Looking for an alternative to congested big-box dance clubs? Well, tonight there’s an all-new dance party coming to Chinatown’s infamous

Interview: Cody Coyote talks music, growth, & new video “Northern Lights”

Cody Purcell, a.k.a. Cody Coyote has reached new heights in his musical evolution as an aboriginal hip hop artist in

New Music: E/SCAPE by Drae

Photo/Artwork design by Champagne Photography. Local hip-hop artist Andre Thibault aka DRAE recently dropped his debut album E/SCAPE. DRAE has

Preview: Arboretum Festival 2016

Photo by Rolf Klausener Ottawa is buzzing once again in anticipation of this year’s Arboretum Festival happening August 17–21. Going

Weekend Music Picks: Aug 5 – 7

Every weekend we’re going to round up some great shows options for you to check out in Ottawa. That doesn’t

Bluesfest Day 3: Preoccupations, Earl Sweatshirt, Tor Miller, & Yusso

Though the rain clouds held out for the earlier days of Bluesfest, they decided to let it pour on Day

New Video: “Nightmare” by DRAE

Local producer and hip hop artist DRAE just dropped a video for the lead single, “Nightmare,” of his upcoming debut


Video Premiere: “Champagne” by Alex Silas and the Subterraneans

“Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends,” is how Alex Silas kicks off his latest single

Islands Close a Mediocre Tuesday Night at Ritual

A bad concert can be enjoyable. Like with a cheesy B-movie, there is pleasure to be found in watching a