Canadian Hip Hop

Emay - Igneous ROCKstar

Emay - Igneous ROCKstar
I mentioned my affinity for innovative Hamilton MC Emay in my Urbnet Compilation post from last week, so I was happy to get news of new music from him in advance of a debut full-length coming soon. If the rest is similar to this spacey, passionate banger, I say yes please. The sooner the better. Great stuff.

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MP3:: Emay - Igneous Rockstar
WEB:: emayzin.com

Canadian Winter f. Bonnie Hamilton - Ooh La La, Ah Oui Oui

Canadian Winter f. Bonnie Hamilton - Ooh La La, Ah Oui Oui
I can’t lie, if you sample Greg Nice, you’ve pretty much already won me over. So Hamilton outfit Canadian Winter didn’t have to work that hard to seal the deal with me once I heard the chorus on this Quebec-based road trip jam flips Greg’s francais from DWYCK. It’s a fun track, check it for yourself below.

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MP3:: Canadian Winter f. Bonnie Hamilton - Ooh La La, Ah Oui Oui
WEB:: canadianwinter.bandcamp.com

Tour Dates:: Train of Thought Tour

What’s up Canada, you know how you are always going on about “how come no great all-Canadian hip hop shows ever roll through my town?” Well you can finally quit your bellyaching (well, about that at least…zing, I got you Canada, you know you love to bellyache), because there is an excellent hip hop tour [...]

DJ Mel Boogie - Vapors 2012 f. Kish, Dan-e-o & Maestro

Vapors 2012
Here is a updated version of the Biz classic The Vapors from DJ Mel Boogie (Maestro’s sister!) featuring Kish, Dan-E-O and Maestro himself. Yes, you read that correctly. Is there really anything else to say after such an awesome into? Nope. You should already be listening to it, but it’s a fun tune featuring 3 Canadian hip hop legends, so you can’t lose. Enjoy.

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MP3:: DJ Mel Boogie - Vapors 2012 f. Kish, Dan-e-o & Maestro
WEB:: djmelboogie.wordpress.com

Quick Hitters:: Backburner - Heatwave

Here’s a fact: everyone loves a good posse cut. That is a fact, is it not? I know I love them, and if we assume most other rational people feel the same, we’ll assume that it is indeed a fact. That fact would then allow us to construct a shaky logic bridge to the assumption [...]

Quick Hitters:: Notes To Self

If you’re like me, there’s a question you ask yourself every now and again, and that question is “do I cover enough Toronto hip hop on the hill?”. Well obviously you’d substitute the name of your particular blog or publication in place of the hill (and I’m assuming you do indeed have a blog, as [...]

Quick Hitters:: Shaun Boothe - Waiting Room

I don’t know if you’ve listened to the “Top 40″ type radio much of late, but there is some really unfortunate hip hop on there right now. I mean, if you had come to me in the late 90′s and told me that one day I’d be pining for the bling & beat-jacking era presided [...]