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Toronto Rapper Bvlly Shot Dead on Christmas Eve

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Bvlly was shot and killed in a Christmas Eve shooting in Toronto. The 24-year-old rapper suffered multiple gunshot wounds in North Oshawa according to police. Bvlly who’s real name is Jahquar Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. The “Airplane Mode” rapper dropped his debut LP Made in Austria in September. The suspect in the […]

Drake Teases Fans With Glimpse of Son Adonis in Rare IG Photo

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He said he’s hiding his kid from the world, not the other way around. Drake took to his Instagram page to post a very obscure picture of his son Adonis rocking his “I Love Daddy” socks. Despite the fact of being so private about his sole heir in the past two years, the Toronto native […]

Four Wounded in Shooting at Toronto Raptors Rally

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The Toronto Raptors celebration has a smear on it as four people were shot and injured at the celebration rally in Toronto, three people were arrested. The rally occurred at City Hall square and was the scene of a section of fans scrambling to avoid gunfire. According to ESPN the rally area was packed with […]

Drake Continues to Troll Gucci Mane After Bucks Lost

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Drake is having the best time as he enjoys the Raptors’ success. The “We The North” franchise is now making its first appearance in the NBA Finals. The last time the Raptors got close to a NBA Finals berth was in 2001. Unfortunately, Vince Carter missed a buzzer beat against Allen Iverson and the 76ers. […]

KOTD Announces Head I.C.E vs. Chilla Jones Title Match

KOTD Announces Head I.C.E vs. Chilla Jones Title Match

Canada’s King Of The Dot has announced that Boston’s Chilla Jones will challenge Harlem’s Head I.C.E for the KOTD Chain in Toronto at their DECADE event on December 9, celebrating ten years in the game since their humbling beginnings outdoors in late 2008. The title match is certainly a style clash and provides a tough […]

Fan Rushes on Stage While Pusha T Performs in Toronto

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Pusha T was performing in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall with New York music group, Phony Ppl. Pusha’s set was disrupted when a fan tried to rush him on stage, but his security team quickly got on it. The DAYTONA rapper confirmed to The Shade Room that he was untouched during the scuffle. There’s […]

King Of The Dot Reaches Ten Years in the Battle Rap Community

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Canada’s premiere battle rap platform, King Of The Dot Entertainment or simply KOTD, celebrates its 10th birthday this week since its first event on 8/8/2008 in Toronto when it was founded by host Organik and RyanPVP. Developing in a grassroots manner like most other major battle rap platforms, KOTD started out physically in the streets […]

Lauryn Hill Shows Up Over an Hour Late at Toronto Show

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Lauryn Hill’s fans in Toronto are less than happy with her. Not only did she show up over an hour late, but she only performed for 45 minutes. The former Fugee, who was in Canada for her 20th Anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill tour, spent majority of the time criticizing her live band […]

Noah ’40’ Shebib Announces Commitment To Fight Toronto Gun Violence

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Drake collaborator and OVO producer Noah “40” Shebib reacts to the gun violence in his city and decides to make a difference. Noah made a name for himself arguably helping to define Drake’s Billboard-topping sound. However, after recent events in the press, the Nice For What producer and Canadian celebrity wants to do more. As the […]

Toronto, Canada Rapper Smoke Dawg Shot And Killed

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Toronto, Canada-based rapper Smoke Dawg was shot and killed in the city’s Entertainment District about 8pm last night, according to confirmed reports. Two other people, a man and a woman, were both wounded and still listed in critical condition in the same shooting. The alleged suspects in the shooting left the scene of the murder […]

Is Pusha T Officially Over His Beef With Drake?

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This past weekend at the 2018 Governors Ball, Pusha T treated fans to a live set of his new DAYTONA album. However, one song was mysteriously missing. King Push ruled the American Eagle stage at the festival that took over Randall’s Island, coming fresh off a seemingly flawless victory in his rap beef with Drake. Dressed in […]

Fatal Shooting Occurs as Man Leaves Drake’s Toronto Restaurant

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An event at a Toronto-based restaurant co-owned by Drake ended deadly on Sunday night when Jaiden Jackson, 28, was shot and killed while leaving Pick 6ix. Toronto police report two armed men jumped out of a black Honda Civic and began shooting at him. Jackson ran to an underground parking lot, where the two men and the driver […]

Listen to Sha Hustle’s Poignant Dancehall Burner “Spend Some”

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Sha Hustle is always entertaining. The Toronto Super-Creative is a doppelganger of his creative self morphing into producer, A&R and conceptual musician as he pleases. So it’s not a suprise that he finished off 2017 by premiering “Spend Some” on the UTU Takeover of OVO Sound Radio Episode 57, a rich patois-heavy take on problems […]

TRIPSIXX’s “Metal Gear Tape” is Trappy Future R&B

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TRIPSIXX releases his project Metal Gear Tape which consists of production from Krinny, High Klassified, Da-P (of Soulection fame), Lost Planets and more. As part of his campaign, TRIPSIXX also accompanies the project with “Wake The Dead Up” a Justin Serran directed visual display of youth culture going haywire. It’s also one of the more […]

The Murder of Drake’s Friend Was Caught on Camera

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Drake mourned the loss of his longtime on Instagram a few days ago. “RIP to one of our family members … our brother … I still can’t even believe this morning was real,”  It was a honor to have shared years together and I will always keep your memory alive. Forever Fif“. ?????? RIP to one […]

Toronto Native Sha Hustle returns with “Last Time”

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Last year Sha Hustle put out his “Don’t Worry” video which left a hell of an impression on the hip-hop community. The video ended up making Much Music‘s daily playlist and has been on rotation on TV ever since. Now he returns with a new track titled “Last Time”. Produced by Batmanonthebeatz & Sledgren, the off-kilter […]