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A couple of weeks after the Financial Times revealed Apple was interested in buying Dr. Dre's high-end headphones company
DJ E-Z Rock has died at age 46. Born Rodney Bryce, the old-school hip-hop DJ helped bring rap into the mainstream with his
Although it might seem like he doesn't need the money to stage it, multi-millionaire rapper Drake's upcoming OVO Fest will
After interviewing Rick Ross, I remain convinced that the man born William Leonard Roberts II no longer exists. In his place
I recently had the good fortune of travelling to Australia to perform at the Woodford Folk Festival, near Brisbane. My flight left Vancouver on December 22, 2013 and arrived in Australia December 24, the day before Christmas.
Drake may have mocked himself on "Saturday Night Live" as "the saddest boy in all of Canada," but right now he seems like
Drake may have landed 2013's seventh best-selling album in the U.S. with "Nothing Was The Same," and made plenty of critics
Last Saturday night, Drake cracked a joke about Toronto, "where the rappers are polite and the mayor smokes crack." Mere
I can't turn anywhere without rap music blaring into my ears. Before hip hop got elected into popular taste to a level where it's now synonymous with pop-culture, there was an era that preceded this current one that might be doomed to obscurity. Here's hoping rap can finally realize, during its unwavering drive to be "fresh," it had long created music without an expiry date.
But just in case the double-whammy of Drake as both host and musical guest, not to mention those 'Degrassi' references, wasn't