The U.K.’s 25-year old Simbi Ajikawo is one of the region’s most pioneering rappers.
* Mardi Sans Dessin at MaBrasserie
* Drink and Draw at Atomic Café
* Jorja Smith at MTelus
* The Firemen at Bar le Ritz
* Starving Artists Social Club at Turbo Haüs
* Bojack quiz night at Mad Hatter’s
The 21-year-old British singer on her acclaimed debut LP, working with Kendrick Lamar and what’s next.
Reuniting with DJ Mustard, the Dr. Dre to his Snoop Dogg, offered plenty of potential for greatness, though this was ultimately not achieved.
All hail King Kendrick.
6 critics from our Music Team share their Top 10s, best shows of the year and biggest musical disappointments.
We saw Compton rap royalty at the Bell Centre last night.
Our chief photographer picks and chats about her favourite photos of the year, from music festivals to Habs fandom to Trudeaumania.
Psychedelia, ultraviolence, creepiness, calamity and one of the most explicit videos ever. This is NSFW.
Best-of lists from five of our music critics, PLUS our favourite shows and most disappointing records of the year.