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Childish Gambino Cranks up the Energy at RBC Bluesfest 2014

Written by Alex Brazeau Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover (or, if you still aren’t sure who we’re talking about, Troy from NBC’s hit comedy Community), the co-headliner of Saturday night’s hip hop-heavy lineup, appeared on the Claridge... more

An Emotional Time with Yung Lean at RBC Bluesfest 2014

Written by Alex Brazeau Have you heard of Yung Lean yet? If you have, that’s probably about all you could say… that you’ve heard of him—though it probably won’t stay that way for long. We first stumbled upon the seventeen-year-old... more

Rocking with BlakDenim on Day 3 of RBC Bluesfest 2014

Written by Alex Brazeau There wasn’t a whole lot of hip hop happening on day two, but day three brought us a real gem. If you aren’t yet familiar with Ottawa’s very own BlakDenim, it’s time to get yourself acquainted. I got a chance to... more

Making Old New Again: Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 Day 1 ft. Danny Brown

Written by Alex Brazeau Truth be told, I didn’t know a whole lot about Danny Brown’s music until recently… but anyone who ends up on as many end-of-year lists as this guy did and gets reviewed at festivals as “one of the ten best sets at... more

Snoop Dogg Lights Up Bluesfest’s 2014 20th Anniversary

Written by Alex Brazeau This was one of the big shows we’d really been waiting for here at Envy. On a day that had been stacked full of hip hop performances, it was finally time to close out the day with one of the most legendary names in rap... more

RBC Bluesfest Gets Smoked Out with Cypress Hill

Written by Alex Brazeau In what seemed like a bit of a warm-up to the hip hop heavy day planned for later in the week, Cypress Hill was on deck as the second rap concert to play the Claridge Homes stage on day six of RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest. In... more