Category Archives: hippity hop

Shad – Rose Garden

I just caught Shad’s set tonight at K-os’ sold out show at the Commodore Ballroom. This London, Ontario man is a shining star in Canada’s small but wonderful hip hop community and it won’t be long until he headlines his … Continue reading

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Los Rakas – Soy Raka

I know this isn’t the type of jam I would normally post on here but I CANNOT STOP listening to this song or watching the rad dancing in the vid. Los Rakas are a Panama-born duo now based out of … Continue reading

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Frank Ocean – Songs For Women

Compared to most r&b and hip hop music we hear these days, singer Frank Ocean’s sweet love songs are a breath of fresh air. Well, he still refers to women as “bitches” but his lyrics are otherwise sweet. Ocean is … Continue reading

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Martin Solveig & Dragonette – Hello (Why Are We Whispering Remix)

            While I’m not usually one for rap vocals overlaying a good electrobeat, something about this track works! Why Are We Whispering is a new side project from DJ/producer Don Diablo and new-on-the-scene rapper Ish. … Continue reading

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Ghostpoet – Cash and Carry Me Home

Obaro Ejimiwe, aka Ghostpoet, is a story-teller from South London who honed his lyrical style as a young pup in his bedroom, heavily influenced by London’s private urban radio stations in the 90s. This is the video for his new … Continue reading

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Bell Biv DeVoe – Poison

This song makes me want to get my groooooove on. This R&B group consists of 3 dudes that were previous from the group New Edition.. Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, and Ronnie DeVoe. And guess what? That’s where they get their … Continue reading

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