Author: Mr. Wavvy

Gucci Mane and Zaytoven Set for Intimate Unplugged Performance

Red Bull Music Academy has developed a stern reputation for organising shows of unconventional nature. From Dam-Funk’s “On Ice” show, to show inside Montreal’s Olympic Pool, it is safe to say that the festival knows how to test unknown waters. From April 29th to May 31st, Red Bull Music Academy returns to New York City for their annual #RBMANYC festival. Highlighted… Read more →

Contest: Win VIP Tickets to Bakermat’s “Good Vibe Tribe” Tour

This weekend saw the start of Dutch DJ/producer Bakermat’s “Good Vibe Tribe” tour. The tour sees the “Living” beatmaker bringing his Circus-themed show across North America, an innovate live performance that often features live instruments and intoxicating sounds . Today, we’re giving you the opportunity to see the “Good Vibe Tribe” tour live with a unique viewing experience. In conjunction with New City Gas,… Read more →

New Clipse Snippets Surface Online

It’s been 8 long years since the last time the Clipse dropped an album. In that time, Pusha T has become a solo star in his own right, with Malice (now No Malice) converting to Christianity and staying more low key. However a 2016 interview, No Malice hinted at a reunion, stating the following of its potential: “I’ma tell you that I… Read more →

Ab-Soul Plots North American Tour

Last December, Ab-Soul dropped Do What Thou Wilt., a hauntingly marvellous album to end 2016 off strong. Moments ago, the TDE rapper took to Twitter to announce a tour in support of the project, The YMF Tour: YMF stands for “Young Mind Fuck“, which is also the name of a standout track on DWTW. The 34-city tour sees Soulo visit 3… Read more →

Redman Gets the True BC Experience with a Nardwuar Interview

It seems strange that a Nardwuar vs. Redman interview had not happened until today. However, it was well worth the wait! In a brief encounter while Reggie Noble was in Vancouver for the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition, the two discuss bad shows, female MCs, and much more: Redman returns to Vancouver on April 14th alongside Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, and… Read more →

Review: Thundercat Leaves Montreal Love-“Drunk”

At precisely 10:15pm yesterday evening, Thundercat took the stage at Montreal’s Société des arts technologiques for what was soon to be an unforgettable evening. This was my third time seeing the Brainfeeder bassist live. The first two were held at far more intimate venues (read my review of the second show here). There is a lack of intimacy, but it is also nice… Read more →

First Impressions of Osheaga 2017 Lineup

Capping of the “Month of Love” with something sweet for their fans, Osheaga have finally revealed their 2017 lineup. Osheaga first teased some names last Thursday, when the festival launched a memory game with clues about 50+ acts set to play. Since we recieved so much love towards last year‘s analysis, let’s once again explore Osheaga’s lavish lineup in-depth: The Good It… Read more →

6 “Battle of the Beats” We’d Love to See Happen Next

Last night, super-producers Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze competed in a “Battle of the Beats” competition, live from Swizz’s studio. The battle saw the two playing choices of some of their hottest productions, one after the other. Ultimately, Swizz, with the home court advantage, came out victorious.  After the battle, the two expressed this being the start of something larger, hoping… Read more →

Swizz Beatz plays unreleased Nas, Jay Z, Jadakiss, and DMX Collab

Tonight in NYC, legendary Hip-Hop producers Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze participated in a “Battle of the Beats” live from the former’s studio. The battle was live streamed on both of the producer’s respective Instagram accounts, along with radio station Hot 97’s YouTube account.  When moderator Ebro Darden, a radio personality at Hot 97, announced that both producers had only… Read more →

Montebello Rockfest Reveal 2017 Lineup

Montebello Rockfest have released the lineup for the 12th edition of their iconic festival, now the largest rock festival in Canada: The lineup was revealed following a press conference held by Rockfest this afternoon, hosted by legendary French news anchor Simon Durivage.  Highlights include a one-night-only reunion of Rockfest founder Alex Martel’s band, The Deadly Apples, a (hopefully complete) Wu-Tang Clan serving… Read more →