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Hidden Gems: Brampton-Based Punjabi Artist, Sidhu Moose Wala, Is Dropping A Song Every Other Day For Two Months Leading Up To His Album Release

After graduating from an electrical engineering college in India in 2016, Moose Wala moved to Brampton to begin taking music more seriously. Over the past few years, Sidhu worked to become regarded as one of the most popular entertainers in the world. He has the support of listeners in his native country, India, and love from the Punjabi diaspora across the world. That being said though, his ability to include and incorporate Western flows in his music, has appealed to fans beyond the Indian nationality and culture. READ MORE: Punjabi Meets UK Drill in New Song For a Cause Since May 15th, Sidhu has been participating in one of the most unique album rollouts we’ve seen in recent years. Every other day, since the first single dropped on May 15, Sidhu has been releasing singles in the o...

EXCLUSIVE: A Toronto Organization Is On A Mission To Help Artists And Save Music Venues At Risk Of Closing Forever Across The City

COVID-19 has hit many businesses hard, especially those within the Toronto music scene. In total, 22 music venues were lost last year and fans began to take notice. So, they began to raise money in order to prevent another stage from being lost for good. One fan established an initiative called Save Toronto Music Venues. STMV began as a personal art project in November 2020 but has since turned into a non-profit, dedicated to helping Toronto’s struggling venues. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝕊𝕒𝕧𝕖 𝕋𝕠𝕣𝕠𝕟𝕥𝕠 𝕄𝕦𝕤𝕚𝕔 𝕍𝕖𝕟𝕦𝕖𝕤 (@savetorontomusicvenues) Through its online store, sales of custom artwork, and a GoFundMe, STMV has been raising cash to help these venues sustain themselves until they can re-open. All the money raised is put into a pool which is evenly divided among the part...

Canadian Buzz: Tory Lanez Dropped ‘SKAT’ Ft DaBaby After Rumours Swirled That It Wouldn’t Be Released

Tory Lanez and DaBaby just released a new song titled “SKAT” following rumours that it wasn’t cleared for release. As many of us a probably aware, both artists have had a wild year, respectively. While DaBaby found himself being featured on some of the biggest hits of the year, Tory Lanez found himself in the middle of a shooting controversy involving Megan Thee Stallion who said Tory shot her in the foot. Tory pleaded not-guilty to the charges. A few months after the shooting, Tory shared a snippet of a song that featured DaBaby, a frequent collaborator and friend of Megan Thee Stallion. The news of their collab angered a lot of her fans, but Megan assured them that the song was “old” and would not be released. This past weekend, however, Tory took to social ...

Hidden Gems: Calgarys Own Ruben Young Sees Big Things With Newest Single ‘TNT’

Calgary artist Ruben Young breaks through with his new single ‘TNT’. The release is a modern soul-pop record by the rising Canadian artist. It features L.A. hip-hop star Buddy, and live brass performed by Canadian funk band, Busty and The Bass. The song is like Earth Wind & Fire meets Childish Gambino. It gives off a refreshing, rollerskating-down-an-empty-street vibe. A roll-your-windows-down Summer anthem. The soulful, hip-hop and pop record won the Yangaroo DMDS 2020 Indie Spotlight Contest, which landed it on the radio. “‘TNT’ was originally called ‘Liquid Peppermint’, and a demo of it was accidentally pitched to be used in a toothpaste commercial,” Young told 6ixbuzz. He also revealed that “the brand offered us a ton of money t...

Hidden Gems: Rising Star Duvy Collaborates With The Certified Hit-Maker, Murda Beatz, On Brand New Single ‘Outside’

The Niagara-region native, Murda Beatz, always happens to be in tune with the streets. Whether it be in the United States with Chief Keef and The Migos, where he got his start, or with Canadian talent like Drake, Pressa, Preme, PARTYNEXTDOOR, and most recently, Duvy. Over the last few years, Murda Beatz has established himself as one of this generations most talented and consistent producers. Now though, he’s making a point to bring up the talent of Toronto. Duvy, a young rapper from Southside Jane, has quickly become one of the more popular underground artists in Toronto, and his latest collaboration with Murda Beatz “Outside“, means that he’s on route to make an impact across the world. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DUVY JANE 👶🏾👶🏾👶🏾👶🏾 (@17duvy) READ...

Drake And Live Nation Are Launching A New Venue In The 6ix This Year With Show Dates Confirmed

Early Tuesday morning, Live Nation Ontario announced that they’d be teaming up with Toronto legend Drake to bring us a fresh new venue later this year. It’s a historic revelation, especially since the name of the locale will literally be “History.” Read More: The Plant-Based Meat Industry Is Booming Right Now And Drake Is A Major Investor Aside from his music, Drake’s been busy working on his imprint as a businessman, securing partnerships with multiple brands. Live Nation Ontario confirmed that the new establishment would host 200 events annually and as Ontario begins the process of reopening, this could be an opportunistic time to welcome a new venue. Show dates for bands like Bleachers, Surfaces, July Talk, 24kGoldn, and All-Time Low were also a part of the...

2021 JUNO Awards: Justin Bieber Gets Hyped and Creative With Performance At Canada’s Biggest Awards Show

The 50th annual JUNOS Awards went down Sunday night and among the performers we saw, Justin Bieber put on an outstanding performance to kick things off. The 24-year-old Canadian superstar sang Somebody, a hit off of his newest album Justice. In what was his first JUNOS appearance in over a decade, he sported his new buzz cut and was accompanied by a background band. While there was no stage, Biebers act was visually appealing for a number of different reasons. The four band members were all at least six feet apart, as Bieber danced around the big white room. One really cool takeaway was how the corresponding lyrics to where Bieber was at in the song, were projected in a multi-colour display. With no physical audience to hype him up, Bieber had to ensure that his performance was emitting en...

Canadian Buzz: Roy Woods Vents About Quarantine Inspirations In New Song ‘Touch You’

A lot of OVO artists share similar tendencies; drop dope music, disappear for a little while, then come back and drop more dope music. Roy Woods is the same. After dropping a couple of singles in early 2020, and then sharing the well received Dem Times EP in May of that same year, Roy decided to take a step back. Now, over a year later, Roy is back and ready to put out new music. On Friday, he shared his latest single, “Touch You” on which he lets fans know how his last year has been. READ MORE: Canadian Buzz: Reps Up Label Head, Preme, Comments On Police Brutality In Music Video For New Single ‘Lost Hope’ View this post on Instagram A post shared by Roy Wood$ (@roywoods) The new single is sensual in nature, but is also very telling of the quarantine times. Although it might be...

Canadian Buzz: Pressa Continues His Run To The Top With New Single And Video For ‘Second Hand Smoke’

After years of developing his sound and building a loyal fanbase in Toronto, Pressa is finally receiving the recognition he deserves from around the world. But still, he’s looking to get better. On Friday, the BFR YouTube channel released the video for his brand new song “Second Hand Smoke“. The song is expected to be one of seven new songs on the forthcoming Gardner Express Deluxe. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pressa (@pressa.armani) As with much of Pressa’s latest releases, “Second Hand Smoke” is a catchy tune that is worldly accessible, but is still inspired by his life in Toronto. The song features up-beat melodies and bouncing drums from Itsnell, who worked with Pressa on his most recent hit, “Attachments.” READ MORE: Can...

JUNOS 2021: Stories From The Studio With Murda Beatz and Wondagurl

One of the biggest parties of the year is underway this Sunday when the 50th annual JUNO Awards take place in the 6ixSide – Toronto! This one is going to be huge, especially after a tumultuous 2020 that forced the cancellation of last year’s JUNO Awards. Several notable Canadian music-makers still received awards, but nothing was the same, and fans of the show felt it. However, this year’s JUNO Week festivities came back in a big way as they kicked off on May 27. The events will run until June 6, the night of the JUNO Awards ceremony. Stories from the Studio Within the 10-day long celebration, there are countless events in which fans can interact with big names, such as Stories from the Studio. This experience in particular is so highly anticipated because it features JUNO Award-nominated ...

On The Rise: 1k and Capo Represent For Mississauga On The New Single ‘Wipedown Mode’

1k and Capo are 18 and 17-years-old respectively, but they’re already putting out bangers. Representing for the budding music-scene in Mississauga, the two “Peel Babies” are excited to make an impact. Even though they’ve only recently begun to take their music seriously, they’re already focused on providing the highest quality sound and visuals to their fans. Their latest release “Wipedown Mode” is a collaboration between the two artists but is also an introduction of what’s to come from them in the future. The two artists are distinctively different in sound and inspiration, but their chemistry brings them together. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BIG 1K🧟‍♂️ || Peel👶🏽👶🏽 (@biiggg.1k) READ MORE: On The Rise: Mississauga’s 1k Shows...

Dallas Rapper Lil Loaded Died At Age 20 Over His Girlfriend According To His Friend

20-year-old Dallas rapper Lil Loaded, real name Dashawn Robertson, has died. According to Revolt, Loaded committed suicide over his girlfriend, his close friend Cyraq claims. “My n** just killed himself cause his b**. I hate this hoe so much right now,” he reportedly said on Instagram. “That nihh told me inna studio last month somebody fuck his girl, he a kill em. This nihh ended this shit behind his girl. He meant that shit. Brudda I love you bih.” The artist also apperently posted a cryptic story just hours prior to the news of his death. “Dear most high, please forgive me for my shortcomings and all of the times I’ve fell short of making you proud and being appreciative of the blessings that have been put in my life. Sometimes the lines are blurred between being solid and being heartles...