Toronto has been on the map ever since Drake came up and The Weeknd became one of the biggest pop stars in the entire world. In recent times, a young cat by the name of Jazz Cartier has come up to gain a portion of the Toronto hip hop scene's spotlight.
Murda Beatz is one of Migos' most frequent collaborators -- the producer behind hits like "Pipe It Up," "New Atlanta," and "Jealousy," who's had multiple tracks on almost every Quality Control mixtape dating back to late 2013.
A little while back, there were reports that Drake had opened a new restaurant in Toronto, and while he attended the opening party for the dinner spot, his involvement in the business wasn't all that clear.
If anything foretold the type of year Drake would have in 2015, it was the release and ensuing impact of Summer 2014's "0 To 100." Dropped off unannounced on OVO's Soundcloud while most of the rap world's eyes were on Summer Jam, the popular loosie eventually
In September, Drake appeared on the cover of the FADER 100 issue, his first magazine cover (and interview) since his infamous February 2014 Rolling Stone cover story that led to a spat with Jay Z.
Uh-oh, drama's brewing up north. PReign just called out Tory Lanez on Instagram before quickly deleting his post. There's a screenshot in the above gallery, and as you can see, Reign wrote, "Hey!! Kid with all the beads on.
Rumors of a Drake and Future collaborative project have been spreading over the last few days, and when Drake showed up to Future's performance at the Ryerson University orientation concert in Toronto, it seemed some kind of announcement could be made.
Slang is an important part of hip-hop culture, sometimes originating first as part of lyrics (think 'yolo') before later transcending to everyday use, often times, transcending generations, meaning, even your mom is capable of throwing out the word 'yolo' ever
Drake loves to play tastemaker, especially when he's broadcasting the up and coming sounds of his hometown for all of the hip hop world to hear. Social media and now OVO Sound radio are his primary platforms for spotlighting promising Toronto artists.
It all began in 2010 as a one-day festival with a flyer that looked more fit for a club appearance at a Jamaica, Queens nightclub than for an event that would end up hosting Jay Z and Eminem.
Last night we had a bit unexpected excitement, when Meek Mill went off on our twitter timelines, dissing Drake in the process. As for what triggered the rant in the first place, it seems like Meek feels as though he's not getting the respect he deserves.