The Night Drake's Success Made OVO Fest Obsolete

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

When Drake strutted into the ACC arena on August 1, dressed all in black with an OVO shirt and a beard, he wasn't just the biggest star onstage or even the biggest rapper in hip hop. Drake can legitimately claim to be the biggest star in music and so he invited the only others operating at his level this year.

Meet Music's Oddest Couples Ever

Huffington Post Canada Music | Brian Gasparek | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

It's a bit of an understatement to say that the world of music can be a strange and unexpected place. As fans, we're constantly surprised at the creat...

She Dominated Social Media In 2014

Relaxnews | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Music

Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot among the stars of social media for the year to date. In a ranking taking into account stars' buzz and foll...

Iggy Azalea Blasts Eminem For Threatening To Rape Her In New Song

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Music

Eminem has made a career out of threatening female pop stars like Britney Spears, Christina Aguillera and Mariah, but the times are changing and the 4...

Squamish Was A Much-Needed Reminder Festivals Are About Music

Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Music
Sara Harowitz

The event, located about an hour north of Vancouver in Squamish, B.C., brought over 100,000 fans together. And while there were definitely a lot of people overdoing it with substances, the festival was able to remind me why we go to these things in the first place: the music.

Arcade Fire, Eminem Headline Squamish Music Fest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

This summer's Squamish Valley Music Festival is set to be the biggest in its history, with Arcade Fire, Eminem and Bruno Mars headlining the three-day...

WATCH: A Veritable Symphony Of Open Letters

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 12.06.2013 | Canada Music

Letter Writing Day may be on December 7, but the music world has been celebrating for a months now with its newfound fondness for posting open letters...

These Ads Prove The Unbelievable Power Of Music

HuffPost Canada Music | Rae Ann Fera | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Music

Last week something very special happened on the Internet. Jean-Claude Van Damme -- martial arts movie star and famed master of the splits -- did what...

Katy Perry and Eminem Need To Grow Up

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music
Joshua Ostroff

Pop and rap both favour youth -- see: Miley -- but artists of the stature of Katy Perry and Eminem don't have to pretend. We have eyes. Ears, too. They'd earn a lot more respect by acting their age and winning us over with their music. After all, that's why we're still listening to them.

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Moby Talks 'Innocents,' Alcoholism, EDM And Eminem

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Music

Don't call Moby's new record a comeback — he's quite literally been here for years. The bald, bespectacled electronic music producer has been a pop ...

WATCH: Eminem's 'Berzerk' Dad-Rap Video

Huffington Post Music Canada | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Music

Hot on the heels of trolling ESPN for some free publicity, Eminem has released the video for 'Berzerk,' a return-to-form of sorts for the legendary ra...

WATCH: Eminem Trolls ESPN

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Music

Why was Eminem on your TV screens during ESPN's "Saturday Night Football" halftime show? Sure, it was to promote his new song and video "Berzerk," as...

WATCH: Most Shocking Moments In VMA History

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Music

What is it about the MTV Video Music Awards that inspires such chaos, drama, and shocking disasters? Maybe it's the fact that the Moonman is ultimatel...

Music For The Masses: Top 12 Post-Millennial Political Anthems

Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Music

Last month, not long after the Occupy Wall Street movement celebrated its first anniversary, Tom Morello and System of a Down's Serj Tankian rolled ou...