This should be a good one. On the local tip, Shi Wisdom has had 'next' here in the T.dot for a minute and KJ is an artist who I'm hoping is gonna get some love from the Polaris Prize this year for his amazing Water album. Wanna chnace to win FREE tickets to check them out TOMORROW (May 24) live at Revival? Follow me now (yes literally at @stellaskid so I can message you in case you win): " .@stellaskid: I wanna win tickets to see @ShiWisdom, @Lion_Babe & @KJforshort live at [...]
The amazing Wonder-full party started by Bobbito and DJ Spinna being held for the 15th year running in NYC. Can't say how it's been recently but before I left life in Brookyln, this was the best party in NYC . Buy tickets HERE . And the homegirl, Tuku has a tribute show called "Through the Wonder Door" the night before to kick off this coming long weekend in Toronto too. Click for details HERE [...]
This post is stickered to the top of the site. New content will continue to be posted below so scroll down to read the new posts. Thanks to the good people at SOS for this very special contest offer: If you don't know De La Soul and claim to love hip-hop music and culture I suggest you get familiar ASAP with this legendary, pioneering act. And if you're in the general GTA/T.dot vicinity and plan on staying in [...]
Track from new project out April 9 on T&A Records also featuring remixes of "Good People" by Drop The Lime + Jelo & Jefr Tale . Download the track via Grandtheft 's Facebook page HERE . Good People Remix EP on iTunes HERE .
New Broken Social Scene !!! This is the first song from the rarities disc of Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 , the 10th anniversary retrospective deluxe album from the Toronto-based label. Learn more about the track HERE .
Latest visual from the excellent (and overlooked?) Closers album from east-meets-west duo of Son Real and Rich Kidd . Hometown by SonReal & Rich Kidd
Eagle-eyed readers may have seen this name around these parts before and she's worked with TO/NYC production crew, MIDI Mafia in the past but now T.dot-dwelling Cambodian-Canadian, Honey Cocaine drops a new video. Not exactly radio-friendly fare which is ironic in this day and age, no?
Another rapper named Rob. This one, Rob GF , from right here in the T.dot. Readers with good memories may recall me posting the video and MP3 for his "Bi-Polar" track , produced by Fameless . [ Rob GF via HiphopCanada.com ]
Another one discovered while screening submissions for NXNE . Group, whose name is a bit of a mouthful tbh, is mostly T.dot-based. Love that beat though!!!! Props to the producer, group member, B.I.A.S.
This song doesn't really blow my mind tbh, but posted mostly because of this: Drake raps about Toronto’s Danzig Street shooting on Snoop Lion song .
New track from one of T.dot's finest, Tona , from his forthcoming Silverspring Crescent project.
First track from new DJBooth-sponsored collab project, The Murkle EP by T.dot veteran, Kardinal Offishall and producer, Double Time under the name IllSmith . Sounds promising....
New video for a track from the album, D-Sisive | Jonestown 3.The Dream Is Over , produced by Muneshine .
New video from one of my favorite albums of 2010! I'm glad they're still working this project. Very overlooked. FOLLOW ART OF FRESH ONLINE : website | twitter | facebook
That mellow, smooth sh-t! I LIKE this. First single off of this Toronto MC's forthcoming mix tape, SYNESTHESIA :
New music from Toronto-based DJ/Producer, Grandtheft remixed by buzzy up-and-comer, Thugli . More by Grandtheft previously on The Kitchen : - Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing (diplo & Grandtheft mix) - Grandtheft – We Run Dis - A-Trak & Tommy Trash – Tuna Melt (Grandtheft Remix)
Meant to post this new video from local Toronto MC/spoken wordsmith/activist, Ian Kamau a couple weeks ago but you know, life.... Track from the One Day Soon album. Listen to it in FULL here . 04 Yesterdays by Ian Kamau FOLLOW IAN KAMAU ONLINE - facebook | twitter | website
Sounds like Drake got sh-t to get off his chest!
Latest track from T.dot dubstep duo, Zeds Dead is a trap banger featuring Three Six Mafia legend, Juicy J . No comment on the lyrical content! Previously on The Kitchen : - Zeds Dead – Hot Sauce EP (Minimix) - Marina and the Diamonds – Lies (Zeds Dead Remix)
The Names Are Known is local (T.dot) hip-hop DJ and producer (and homie), DJ Nana and I.James.Jones . "Get Up" is the lead track from their collab EP dropping later this month. If you're gonna be in Toronto for CMW , check them out at The Crawford, March 21 .