Watch Tory Lanez’s New Video for “B.L.O.W.”

Ladies love him like he’s on The Ellen Show.

The bass-heavy B.L.O.W. by Tory Lanez sent significant chills through my body when I heard it for the first time. Lanez has a way with words and a complex set of flows that are to be admired. It’s no wonder why he’s been called on by some of the industry’s best for writing tips and ghostwriting services — allegedly. Crediting the grim production to Play Picasso and Sergio R, this serves coming-of-age moment for the Toronto-native artist as it symbolizes the transition from newbie to expert.

B.L.O.W. comes as a pleasant surprise from the entertainer’s Fargo Fridays release series. Watch the official video for the “Say It” follow-up. Looking forward to the moment Lanez successfully crosses over. This song is an indication it’s going to happen soon.

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Tory Lanez Shares Official Video for “Say It”

Being dubbed Drake’s kid brother can only pave the way for more greatness.

Tory Lanez, the newcomer to some but known many, is a Toronto-native singer-songwriter and rapper who does all of the following effortlessly. On the stoop with friends, Lanez jokes until he sees an attractive girl that he refers to as “diamond”.

“If you decide to text me, then you decide to text me,” he says. Promptly, the song begins.

Love at first sight, Lanez flirts and courts his crush by day but by night, their newfound relationship takes a turn. In the fine and wise words of BBD (Bell Biv DeVoe), “Never trust a big butt and a smile.” Stay tuned for more music from his forthcoming 2016 release.

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Sevyn Streeter Remixes Tory Lanez’s “Say It”

Keeping it real will set you free.

Sevyn Streeter, who is currently under fellow singer Chris Brown’s CBE imprint, takes to Toronto’s own Tory Lanez’s “Say It” to put her spin on things. Not being low (or discrete) in the least bit about the situation, the “It Won’t Stop” singer challenges her male counterpart(s) to keep it “one hundred” about having multiple (namely four) women around. As you’ll hear in the song, Streeter is lied to about the amount of lovers he has.

Subsequently, Streeter requests more of his time to prove himself worthy of hers. Something that could be virtually impossible, if he’s pimping. Listen to Sevyn Streeter’s honest rendition of the record below:

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Mac Miller Announces the GO:OD AM Tour with Tory Lanez, Domo Genesis, Goldlink & More

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Mac Miller Is Heading Out On Tour!

Fresh off signing his reported 10 million dollar deal with Warner Brothers Records, Mac Miller began to prepare his new album ‘GO:OD AM” which is slated to drop on September 18th. In addition to dropping the first single/video from the album a few weeks back, Miller returns today to deliver us a brand new world tour announcement. Making appearance on the star studded tour are Tory Lanez, Domo Genesis, Goldlink, Michael Christmasm EarthGang and Alexander Spit.

Tory Lanez Freestyles On DJ Suss One’s “The Feature Presentation”

In the midst of a press run in New York City, Toronto based Interscope Records signee Tory Lanez recently stopped by DJ Suss One’s “The Feature Presentation” on SiriusXM’s Hip Hop Nation and ran and tore down a few instrumentals in a freestyle session.

5 Indie Projects You Should Be Streaming This Summer

Summer is in full effect, and what better way to soak up the sun then to vibe out to some dope summer jams. Venturing into the indie music scene, I’ve gathered a list of  “5 Indie Projects You Should Be Streaming This Summer.” Whether you’re poolside at the SLS Hotel or road-tripping from SoCal to Mexico, check out what’s bumping through my aux chord right now!


5. Tory Lanez – Cruel Intentions


R&B crooner, Tory Lanez has been on the scene for a minute now. Often compared to the likes of PARTYNEXTDOOR and The Weeknd, the Toronto native proves he’s in his own lane with the release of his latest EP, Cruel Intentions. Experimenting with eclectic combinations of live instrumentation and syrupy synth lines, Tory Lanez creates a unique sound that varies from others in the electronic R&B realm. The soft and sensual inflections of his falsetto tones make Cruel Intentions an enjoyable and effortless listen. My favorite tracks from the project include “N.I.N.A.” and “Honda Civic,” two female odes that ladies won’t mind reverberating through their speaker pill.


4. Feroz – Rose Water

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Feroz is a mysterious find out of New Jersey. Little is known about the up-and-comer, but after stumbling upon his 3-track EP Rose Water, I was sold. The production is heterogeneous and hip with the frequent use of synthesizers and digitized sounds. The project, when streamed straight through, sounds like the soundtrack for the coolest video game ever. A standout from the project is “East of Eden,” a lyrically intense cut that experiments with a beat-tempo switch midway through.


3. Janine And The Mixtape – XX EP


Thanks to an Uber ride and a driver who could double as a music aficionado, I was put on game to New Zealand artist Janine And The Mixtape. The R&B songstress crafts an immaculate 6-track EP titled XX, full of memorable melodies and likeable love jams.  Her approach differs from her R&B counterparts, as she dabbles with shifty synth lines, and pop genre sorts of runs and ad-libs that many R&B songsters may tend to shy away from (as seen on her tracks like “When I’m Broken” and “This Moment”).




BNCKDR (Bren Creek Drive) is the Indianapolis native who started gathering Internet buzz a month ago after dropping his track “Canon,” prompted an immediate co-sign from rapper Royce Rizzy. BNCKDR is a 21-year-old singer, songwriter, producer with an innate music ability as displayed in his newest work THENINETOFIVE. The 11-track mixtape is inspired by intoxicated thoughts about women, fame, and money. And while the project may be a fictional painting, the sounds of “Boat House” and “Pull Up” sit well as summer in-your-feelings anthems.


1. Prez P – The Preztige


Miami based emcee, Prez  P links with producer The Pyrvmids to deliver an 8-track EP titled The Preztige which features fellow Miami rhyme slayers Rell Burgundy, Ransooo Rockchild, Lil Champ Fway, and Philo B. The rapper has been stirring up buzz in the Miami scene and his performance on this body of work shows the up-and-comer’s clear and apparent stamp in the hip-hop game. The project is a catalyst of self-reflection as he spits about weeding through haters, staying afloat, and his transition into eminence.  Some standouts include “Last Night” and “Holding It Down.”


– Savannah Britt (@Sav_Britt)

About to Blow: SXSW 2015 Edition

Deep in the heart of Texas lives one of nations greatest cultural conventions.  Commanding 2,200 official performers and bands playing in more than 100 different venues and locations, a film festival, and an interactive technology experience for 10 days, The city of Austin becomes A tastemakers buffet of audio and visual delights with the arrival of South By Southwest (SXSW).  Attracted by the glory that comes with greatness, a who’s who of musicians, filmmakers, and creatives descend upon the city of Austin to inscribe their hopes and future into the epic or should I say odyssey that is Hip-Hop.  Each artist exposing insights on the music that is and music about to come, giving us revelations on superstars yet to shine from a grind that polishes perseverance.  But Who is Exactly is Who?  With the hundreds of Hip-Hop artist in contention for attention, who is worth paying and who is going to give you those intrinsic dividends for the future?  Who is going to consume the spotlight after taking victory on the stages and streets of SXSW?   Some past champions that have used SXSW to catapult them into Success include Erykah Badu, Tech Nine, Drake, Big Sean, Wale and Kendrick Lamar.  Today I bring you list of talented artists who are about to blow, and where to catch them at during SXSW.



Representing: VA

Latest Project: The God Complex

Showcases at SXSW: 3

Since exploding onto the scene in 2014 the Virginia native has steadily been earning respect and fans with shows across the nation and a solid catalogue or creative high energy music. This year he makes his SXSW debut sharing his “Future Bounce” movement with new fans at the Mass Appeal and The showcases.  Make sure you catch this sensation waiting to happen for a further understanding of The God Complex.


Mick Jenkins

Representing: Chicago

Latest Project: The Waters

SXSW Showcases: 3


So I know you heard the The Waters,  If you didn’t your slipping.  The windy city wordsmith is bringing his introspective rhymes and innovative flows to the streets of Austin this weekend. With 3 showcases lined up and rumored special guests joining him on stage, Mick is sure to give you a performance you won’t forget.


Tory Lanez

Representing: Toronto

Latest Project: Lost Cause

SXSW Showcases: 3


Rapper, Singer, Producer; The entrepreneur that is Tory Lanez holds many titles and talents but none more prevalent than his hustle.  This week he brings  his tenacity to SXSW to carve himself a place into the industry.  Armed with a critically acclaimed project he may very well become your next favorite superstar.  If you want proof of his potential, catch his performance and see for yourself.  As soon as he performs “The Mission” comes on you’ll know the truth.



Representing: Los Angels

Latest Project: Cloud 19

SXSW Showcases: 5


LA’s best kept secret, code name Kehlani, has been taking over the west coast with her Cloud 19 movement.  The singer/songwriter  has serenaded the hearts of both Hip-Hop and R&B fans alike and has started making appearances in magazines. This week she takes talents to SXSW to further her momentum in the industry.  A true beauty almost radiating an inner glow she may steal your heart as as you ear with her music.



Chill Moody

Representing: West Philadelphia

Latest Project:  TV Made Me Do It (Coming Soon)



One of the hardest working men in Hip-Hop, Chill Moody is set to show SXSW a few #NiceThings.  In the time since the last SXSW the Philly businessman has acquired numerous accolades, toured the east coast and even had the last freestyle on BET’s the Back Room. With 4 different performances incorporating, Soul, dope lyricism and and true showmanship you’ll find it hard not be impressed.  Your girl might even be shouting #NiceThings by the end of the show.


Other Performances to check out:


Two-9, Scotty ATL, K Camp, Dougie F, Maxo Kream, Kush Kelz, Jay 305, Boldy James, OG Maco, Casey Veggies, Deniro Farrar



Leon Bridges, Kali Uchis




Iman Omari

DJ Mustard

Just Blaze


– Def Soul (DefSoulNJ)