Forbes just released its list of the highest paid hip-hop artists. Officially titled “Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2015,” the annual roundup ranks today’s hottest hip-hop stars by earnings in a one-year period. As it turns out, there are a few surprises this...
There is a mainstream and influential cultural connection that exists between art and hip-hop, but many still have outdated views on the genre. Street Script brings a form of beauty to the lyrics and has even made it a business
So you spent your childhood listening to, and memorizing, every lyric Young MC, Maestro Fresh Wes, and the Fresh Prince put out and until now you thought you’d never get the chance to perform for anyone other than your mirror. Well, think again
You can learn a lot about Kardinal Offishall in a five-minute interview. If you give him too many yellow shirts, he will never wear a yellow shirt again. He misses clubbing like he did in Toronto in the 90s. He also prefers to stand during the conversation
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to talk shop seemed like an unlikely place to meet a man who is responsible for some serious live paintings, tattoos and art in the hip-hop industry. The young 36-year-old man who was sitting in front of me was cordial, respectful and hilarious, as well as a recovering addict, a freelance tattoo artist and the owner of his business, Inkproof
The Toronto Raptors announced yesterday that Drake will be taking the team for a ride as their “Global Ambassador,” a large part of which involves taking charge of a major rebranding campaign for a team that’s struggled to escape mediocrity for almost two decades. It screams marketing stunt, but here's why it's a solid move
First there was UNO, and then La Carnita presented DOS, another superb evening of collaboration in art, music and food, this past Friday. 40 international artists (Sam Flores, Mike Giant, and Faith 47 to name a few) battled it out with stunning original works of art while superstar DJs Platurn and Grandtheft were going set for set and track for track on four turntables
DJ Wristpect is an award-winning Toronto-based DJ who's at the forefront of the music industry and is constantly on the search for new emerging talent. Here's who you should be looking out for in the near future so you can tell your friends you heard it on Notable first