haleemakhan

Haleema Khan is a writer from Toronto, ON, who also contributes to RESPECT and Boi-1da.net – A dedicated tastemaker, she also performes rare DJ sets on the regular.

Listen to March Davis’ New Single “Bout It”

R&B in 2018 has taken a backseat of sorts to Rappers flexing and fighting each other. Last year we saw a thorough saturation of the “Trapsoul” genre, taking the wind out of that sonic aesthetic. Vermont-native March Davis is hoping he can re-channel that into a soundscape appropriate to get his feely but powerful vocals […]

Belly & NAV Team Up for “Maintain”

Belly teams up with NAV for a new track titled “Maintain.” The Canadian pair are two of the latest buzz-worthy artists rising from Canada. With Belly being signed to Roc Nation and NAV being XO’s protégé, the song is a natural outcome of the two’s harmonic musical chemistry on a track. If I had to […]

Roy Woods Announces Say Less UK & Europe Tour

Roy Woods is currently on his Say Less North America Tour. His buzz has been ever since going up with a whole lot of fans embracing him in his new and improved demeanor with starstruck stage presence. OVO’s young gunner came a long way from being a kid from Brampton, Ontario who happened to joined […]

Ford Opens their first Car Vending Machine

It’s finally here, the giant ‘car vending machine’ once was a fantasy is now a reality and it is open for business in China. Ford and Alibaba teamed up to design a massive machine, located in Guangzhou, China, and offers a variety of vehicles for three-day test drives. The five-story contraption, which holds 42 vehicles […]

Apple will be adding 13 new emojis to represent people with disabilities

Apple proposed new emoji today that would better represent hearing aids, guides, and people with disabilities, in a submission to the Unicode Consortium, as noted by Emojipedia. Apple wrote in its submission, “Apple is requesting the addition of emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities. Currently, emoji provide a wide range of options, but may […]

Toys R Us founder dies at 94 as Iconic Chain’s U.S. Stores Close Down

Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys “R” Us six decades ago and transformed it into a giant empire which symbolised the great America at it’s finest. Yesterday, Lazarus passed away at the age of 94 after the chain announced it was going out of business in the U.S. Toys “R” […]

Listen to William Darc’s New Single “My Drug”

With a blooming music scene and historical streets like Queen still active Toronto has had a very memorable past few years. The amount of new music acts to rise to the top, out of Canada overall has gotten them a respectful amount of attention. With that being said, kids are carving out lanes for themselves […]

Versace Goes Fur Free

Donatella Versace has announced that her family’s eponymous power house will no longer use real fur in its products, making it the latest high-end fashion house to go fur-free. Gucci, Tom Ford, Michael Kors and Armani are among the labels to have denounced its use in recent years. “Fur? I am out of that. I […]

Nintendo teases Smash Bros for Switch

It’s about time Nintendo brings back another best-seller, Smash Bros, for their Switch console. Gaming world’s heavyweight champs announced that the game will be officially dropping this year, bringing the popular fighting game franchise to Nintendo’s newest console. The teaser came at the end of the company’s Nintendo Direct presentation earlier this week. There is […]

Kap G Teams Up With Atlanta Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club announced several promo events to highlight the diversity of the city of Atlanta. On March 13 it will also include a live performance by Kap G. The events will take place before the team’s second annual Unity Game on march 15 against the Charlotte Hornets. Kap G will also be […]

Trailer for House of Cards Season 6 is Finally here

During the Academy Awards, Netflix aired a teaser for the sixth and final season of their popular series House of Cards and we are all here for it! It’s going to be the first season since lead actor Kevin Spacey, who played conniving politician Frank Underwood, got booted from the show by Netflix after the […]

RapCaviar’s Playlist Curator Tuma Basa Leaves Spotify for Youtube

Looks Tuma Basa, the mastermind behind RapCaviar’s playlist on Spotify says goodbye to Spotify and hello to YouTube! Basa had been working for Spotify for close to three years as the company’s global programming head for hip-hop. He’s best known for turning RapCaviar into one of the music service’s most popular playlists, with close to […]

Street Fighter’s Legendary Character Chun-Li Turns 50 Today

50 years ago today First Lady of fighting games aka Chun-Li was born. Street Fighter fans are celebrating the birthday of iconic fighting game character, Chun-Li. She became the first female character in the series after appearing in Street Fighter II in 1991, and is considered a pioneer for female characters in video gaming world. […]

Latest Study Shows e-cigarette vapor contains toxic metals too

The study, published Wednesday in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives by researchers from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, sampled 56 vape devices. They gathered these e-cigs from actual vapers who they recruited for the study at smoke shops and vape conventions. Prior studies have only looked at newly purchased e-cigs, and the authors of this study wanted to test devices […]

Swagger Rite Gets Melodic on “Robert Borden”

From drill-infused club bangers like “In love with the K” to making trappy melodic numbers like “Robert Borden”, Canadian artist Swagger Rite got you covered. With simple but memorable hooks and mosh-pit anthem nature of the records make him one of the artists to look out for in 2018. His latest single is named after […]

Jamaica’s first women’s Olympic bobsled team just made history

And the internet is all here for it! The Jamaican women’s bobsled team made their Olympic debut on Tuesday, becoming the first women’s team from Jamaica to take part in the competition. Thirty years after the four-man Jamaican bobsled team debuted at the Olympics in Calgary, Canada—and inspired the movie Cool Runnings—Jamaica sent Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian […]

Scientists at Russian nuclear research facility arrested for mining cryptocurrency

Scientists working at one of Russia’s top-secret nuclear facilities have been arrested by state police for allegedly trying to use the site’s powerful research computers to mine cryptocurrencies. According to BBC News, the incident took place at the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, one of a number of “closed cities” created by the Soviet Union […]

Former Supreme Brand Ambassador Aaron Bondaroff Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Aaron Bondaroff has been accused of sexual misconduct by three different women. Bondaroff helped run Supreme’s first store in 1994 and in 2001 launched his own brand, aNYthing. In 2008, he co-founded the Moran Bondaroff Gallery (formerly known as OHWOW) which, among others, represents Daniel Arsham and the estate of Robert Mapplethorpe. The gallery also […]

Jim Carrey Wants Everyone to “Dump” Facebook Stock, Says They “Profited” from Russian interference in the 2016 US Election

On Tuesday afternoon, actor and comedian Jim Carrey took to Twitter to his 17.5 million followers, and announced that he’s selling his Facebook stock and deleting his Facebook page because of Russia. The Comedian turned artist says the reason behind his decision is that the multi billion dollar social network benefited from Russian interference in […]