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Justo The MC & The Lost Info - Hoodie Season (Music Video) Taken Off: Epiphany: The Lost Project (Album)

Justo The MC & The Lost Info – Hoodie Season (Music Video) Taken Off: Epiphany: The Lost Project (Album)

Justo The MC and The Lost Info have joined forces, creating a Hip Hop odd couple fusing a Brooklyn, New York lyrical marksmen with a Toronto based Powerhouse Production Team This match made in heaven, formed by a Sound Cloud follow and a few emails has created a four-headed monster pairing the East Coast with…

Urban Vault Interviews - David Strickland

Urban Vault Interviews – David Strickland

Urban Vault caught up with Toronto based, Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland to ask him questions about his music, collaborations, and Inspirations David Strickland is one of the few Indigenous Audio Engineers in North America. He owns and operates ‘Aboriginal Audio’ in Toronto and was just recently featured in a VICE…

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na - Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na – Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

UK based Hip Hop producer IMPERIAL, remixes Abdominal’s track, BALANCE BOTH, featuring Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, released via Illect Recordings Imperial shares, “I am a big fan of Abdominal and have been listening to his music since I first heard him on DJ Format’s ‘Music for the Mature B-Boy’. I jumped on the opportunity…

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates - Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates – Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland shares new single, ARMED & DANGEROUS featuring EPMD and Saukrates, from his upcoming debut album, SPIRIT OF HIP HOP ‘Armed & Dangerous’ is a menacing summer anthem that’s led by stellar bars from Erick Sermon and Parrish of EPMD and Saukrates. David Strickland previously released singles…

Tom MacDonald - Dear Rappers (Music Video)

Tom MacDonald – Dear Rappers (Beat by Syndrome/Music Video)

Tom Macdonald holds nothing back in his vicious message to mainstream Hip Hop, with his latest release, DEAR RAPPERS In a genre dominated by the mindless glorification of money, drugs, and sex – Tom MacDonald cuts through with a brutally honest evaluation of rap music in 2017. www.hangovergang.com www.facebook.com/TomMacDonaldOfficial https://twitter.com/therealmrmac www.facebook.com/SyndromeBeats https://twitter.com/Syndrome_Beats https://soundcloud.com/syndrome-beats

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino - Guillotine Chop (Audio)

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino – Guillotine Chop (Audio)

The new single GUILLTONE CHOP by east coast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble is the second to be taken from their album, RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN, out September 29th through 22 Entertainment Earlier this week, the label dropped the single ‘Barely Human‘ by Royce da 5’9″ and Tech N9ne for…

Roach Killa - Go Down Low (Prod. by DJ Surinder Rattan/Lyric Video)

Roach Killa – Go Down Low (Prod. by DJ Surinder Rattan/Lyric Video)

GO DOWN LOW, produced by British-Asian music pioneer DJ Surinder Rattan, is the new single in a new direction from the international Asian-urban star ROACH KILLA Born in Libya but raised in Toronto, Roach Killa fell in love with reggae culture at a young age and became a star within his own community. “Go Down…

Reckonize Real & Moka Only - Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

Reckonize Real & Moka Only – Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

RECKONIZE REAL & MOKA ONLY Only announce their collaboration EP, VIBES. A 7 original song EP, drenched in jazz and soul, soaked with raw atmosphere The first single ‘Same Ol Song’ is anything but average. Reck’s tight drum programming and furious chops, combined with Moka’s smooth flow and personal lyrics, makes for a perfect summertime…

Tizzy Gang - Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

Tizzy Gang – Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

International collective Tizzy Gang drop their highly anticipated album, OPPS NEXT DOOR VOL.1, which is officially out to buy today via iTunes/Spotify With a fantastic reaction so far, with reviews coming out in Mixmag and DJ Mag, plus more to come and support from 1Xtra, Radar Radio, Reprezent, Kiss and more, take time to listen…

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz - 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz – 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied recently dropped his new EP, 5 FINGER DISCOUNT, produced by Ol Man 80xx Hailing from Atlanta, Heem Stogied comes through with his 5th release ‘5 Finger Discount’, a collaboration with Ol Man 80xx, member of the Toronto based production crew The Lost Info. Heem Stogied, who has worked with the likes of Earl Sweatshirt,…

Jean Kengz ft. Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla - Nice Dreams Dirty Trips (Audio)

Jean Kengz ft. Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla – Nice Dreams Dirty Trips (Audio)

French producer Jean Kengz gets Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla to join him on his latest single NICE DREAMS DIRTY TRIPS French producer Jean Kengz has worked with artist such as Deniro Farrar, Ish Darr, JayWin, Raven Sorvino, Chris Travis, to name a few. On his latest single the Parisian beat-smith gets help from Mrzn…

Heatwave - Young Motsami (Music video)

Heatwave – Young Motsami (Music Video)

Vancouver/Atlanta based artist HeatWave drops off YOUNG MOTSAMI, the lead single from his upcoming album THE MASSES VOLUME 3 HeatWaves pays homage to his heritage and his African name, given at birth in Thaba-Tseka, Lesotho meaning ‘traveller’. Not only does this record pay respects to culture but also family, specifically to HeatWave’s mother and his…

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble - Axe Somebody (Music Video)

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble – Axe Somebody (Music Video)

Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg, Canada based producer Frost Gamble drop new track, AXE SOMEBODY ‘Axe Somebody’ is a bonus cut and follows last month’s official single ‘Risk vs Reward’ featuring Sadat-X taken from the album ‘Black Beach‘ out on May 26th which includes additional guest appearances by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, and…

Snowgoons ft. Sicknature, Snak The Ripper & Block McCloud - Freedom (Music Video)

Snowgoons ft. Sicknature, Snak The Ripper & Block McCloud – Freedom (Music Video)

Another video off the highly acclaimed Snowgoons ‘Goon Bap’ album dropped today, for the track FREEDOM ‘Freedom’ marks an international collaboration as the German producer team is joining forces with Dane crew member Sicknature, Snak The Ripper from Vancouver/Canada and Brooklyn’s own Block McCloud. The ‘Goon Bap‘ album is available HERE www.snowgoons.de/ www.facebook.com/SnowgoonsMusic/ https://twitter.com/snowgoons https://instagram.com/realsnowgoons/

The Mighty Capeech - Distance In Time (Music Video) & EP (Audio/iTunes)

The Mighty Capeech – Distance In Time (Music Video) & EP (Audio/iTunes)

Canadian MC The Mighty Capeech releases his self titled EP along with the visuals to DISTANCE IN TIME ‘The Mighty Capeech‘ EP has an upbeat feel with boom-bap, Primo-style beats (heavy drums and soul samples) & raps that never disappoint. If you’re waiting for someone to bring that 90’s Hip Hop back. Capeech is your…

Camp Lo - Sparkle (Teck-Zilla Remix/Audio)

Camp Lo – Sparkle (Teck-Zilla Remix/Audio)

Teck-Zilla remixes Camp Lo’ SPARKLE taken from his debut album UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT It’s only fitting that Camp Lo’s classic debut, ‘Uptown Saturday Night‘, would celebrate it’s 20th anniversary on a Saturday (Jan. 28th). And to pay homage to one of the album’s standout tracks, producer Teck-Zilla shares his jazzy and smooth remix of ‘Sparkle’.…

Peter Jackson – Lord Forgive Me (Music Video)

Toronto based, Canadian emcee Peter Jackson has recently released the official video for his single ‘Lord Forgive Me’,  produced by Vokab Beats & directed by Montreal based Fatty Soprano. The visual was shot at St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto. The track is taken from the ‘Since I Was 16‘ Album. http://peterjacksonmusic.ca/…

Phlow ft. Khandie – Love It Or Not (Prod by. Teck-Zilla/Music Video) #PhlowFridays

After a successful run of a 4 week music campaign titled #PhlowFridays. The budding emcee Phlow wraps 2016 with a dancehall tinged single/video titled ‘Love It Or Not’ featuring up and coming singer Khandie. The song is essentially Phlow blocking out the naysayers and undesirable elements in order to stay the course to get what…

Phlow – Pent House (Prod by. Teck-Zilla/Audio) #PhlowFridays

Phlow kicks off her #PhlowFridays series with ‘Pent House’, an emotionally broody and somewhat off kilter track that exposes the Nigerian native’s vulnerability. On the Teck-Zilla produced track, Phlow collects all of her ‘pent’ up emotions, and ‘houses’ them in her head to process. Although this coping mechanism for the most part works to Phlow’s…

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: Project Canada: OTR Vol​.​1 (Audio/Limited Edition Cassette)

On The Radar is a new production series where MJM showcases entire albums to focused on features from producers that reside or represent a certain country. For this session they have some of their Canadian friends on the radar as they are happy to present, Project Canada. Face A: 1 Téhu – Brazze Séquence 2…

Teff Hinkson ft. Gallest – So Insecure (Music Video/Free Download)

Bajan singer/rapper Teff bursts back onto the scene on is new single, ‘So Insecure’ featuring international superstar Rihanna’s brother Gallest. Highlighting the female insecurities so magnified by modern culture, the track addresses social pressures, anxiety at parties and fake confidence on social media. Whilst the catchy hook and vocals, produced by Mohamed Haniff and Yuri…

Acetik & Daniel Son ft. Smoovth – High Noon (Prod. by Vic Grimes/Music Video)

Longtime Friends and Toronto Natives Acetik (of Bangerville) and Daniel Son (Crate Divizion) drop some heat on us for the end of summer with the aptly titled track ‘High Noon’. They recruited OG wordsmith, Hempstead’s very own SmooVth (of The Winners) for this certified magma-rock. This joint compares their urban surroundings to that of the…

Staasia Daniels – Hidden Gems EP (Audio/iTunes)

Toronto songstress Staasia Daniels has just released her debut EP project ‘Hidden Gems‘, premiering earlier today on Complex Music Canada, the project is now available on all streaming services. Much of the 11 song project are produced by Xpress aka DJ XP, with producers 5PieCE, Artclass, PDUB, Giangelo Power and others assisting with well rounded…

Urban Vault Exclusive: SITES ft. Royce da 5’9″ & BOWZA – The Pain (UK Music Video Premiere)

6 weeks after ‘The Pain’ was recorded with Royce da 5’9″ in Vancouver SITES was arrested and sent to prison for 6 years. After his release the video was made for the song in London while Prhyme was touring. This video is dedicated to Canadian rapper DY, aka Forrest Schab who introduced SITES and Royce.…