Rap

  • 2019
  • November 13, 2019

New Music: Dérives by Squerl Noir

When so many are turning to trap and auto-tune, Squerl Noir‘s sound on his debut EP Dérives feels stripped down

  • 2019
  • October 4, 2019

New Video: Mille Feux by SQUERL NOIR

Local francophone rapper, slam poet and beatmaker SQUERL NOIR is back with a captivating new video for “Mille Feux” off

Gallery: Loud and Koriass at Festival L’Outaouais en fête

Photo by Antoine Cassart Rappers Loud and Koriass dazzled the crowd at the Festival L’Outaouais en fête in Gatineau a

  • 2019
  • June 20, 2019

Night Lovell’s Raucous Hometown Show at Algonquin Commons Theatre

Photo by Kevin Daly – Algonquin Commons Theatre The first thing I noticed when I arrived at the Algonquin Commons

  • 2019
  • February 10, 2019

Megaphono: The Sorority, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Nile Groove and Subtle Curves

On the second night of Megaphono I was able to bounce around to a couple of venues and check out

  • 2018
  • October 24, 2018

USS, The Elwins and Shotty Horroh take over Algonquin Commons Theatre

USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker), The Elwins and Shotty Horroh brought the Bonavista Tour to Ottawa on Monday night as they

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  • 2018
  • August 21, 2018

Ottawa is having an urban music renaissance

Kevin Bourne is the co-founder and Editor of SHIFTER Magazine, a hub for people with strong ideas, discerning tastes in culture,

  • 2018
  • July 26, 2018

New Music: Buck n’ Nice – EMAG

Hip hop is like any other genre in the music industry. There are some real artists that work hard and

  • 2018
  • July 18, 2018

Francoville: Osheaga débarque en ville

D’emblée, j’ai toujours ressenti un mélange d’amour et de haine pour le festival de musique et d’arts Osheaga qui se

photography by Iris Chia
  • 2018
  • June 12, 2018

Kimmortal Bringing DIY Art and Rap to Ottawa

Kim Villagante, better known as Kimmortal is a queer Filipinx visual artist and rapper from Vancouver known for her story like