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  • Cityfolk Festival
    September 13, 2017
    Lansdowne Park, 1015 Bank Street, Ottawa
  • Baka Not Nice
    September 16, 2017
    Swanky Saturdays, 158 Rideau St, Ottawa
  • Ele Festival
    September 22, 2017
    University of Ottawa, 75 Laurier Avenue E, Ottawa
  • Azealia Banks
    October 07, 2017
    Barrymore's Musichall, 323 Bank Street, Ottawa
  • Monster Mash
    October 28, 2017
    Chateau Le Jardin, 8440 Hwy 27, Woodbridge, ON
  • Roy Woods
    November 11, 2017
    Barrymore's Nightclub, 323 Bank Street

"Wherever I go, I bring the culture with me. I didn't do it any other way than through hip-hop."

- Jay Z

Post Malone
Post Malone Makes His First Appearance in Ottawa at CityFolk Festival

Photo: Alexandre Brault As the only hiphop act in the lineup this year, Folk Malone (lol) had a big void to fill for the rap fans heading to the first night... more

Drake OVO Fest 2017
Drake Announces Album, Squashes Beef with Tory Lanez at OVO Fest

It's been 8 years since OVO Fest became a staple for Caribana weekend in Toronto. Last night, Drake placed another successful one at Budweiser Stage under his... more

Lil Yachty Ottawa
Lil Yachty Makes Debut at Bluesfest 2017; Falls Head Over Heels for Ottawa

It has been an interesting few days among Ottawa's music community after heated debates were sparked over Atlanta hip hop trio, Migos. As the first of two... more

Migos Ottawa
Migos Sparks Debates and Questions About Hip Hop’s Place at Ottawa Bluesfest

Usually rappers are late, it's just the nature of artists in general, so it wasn't a shocker that 30 minutes had passed and Migos were still not on stage. Much to... more

Fetty Wap
Fetty Wap and Monty Take Trap Music to Ottawa Bluesfest

Festival season is in full swing and Fetty Wap has been making his rounds; Performing at London's 'Wireless' Festival, then Michigan's 'Common Ground' festival, followed... more

Marley Waters
Marley Waters Talks Going Platinum, Bieber Parties, Remy vs. Nicki + more

Stepping out from behind the scenes into the limelight, Marley Waters is the guy you didn't know that you knew. After producing platinum records for Tinashe, spinning at... more

50 Cent
50 Cent Brings Out Tony Yayo and Uncle Murda at Ottawa Bluesfest 2017

While you would think  that a 50 Cent concert would draw out all the 30-something year olds wanting to re-live their high school '21 Questions' days, night two of... more

Shalli
#UpNext Toronto Artist, Shalli, Talks Visiting Africa, Touring With Kranium, and more

Starting in Vancouver back in May, Shalli toured across Canada to 9 major cities with dancehall artist, Kranium, and LA artist, Marley Waters for the "We Can" tour. For... more

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Post Malone
Post Malone Makes His First Appearance in Ottawa at CityFolk Festival

Photo: Alexandre Brault As the only hiphop act in the lineup this year, Folk Malone (lol) had a big void to fill for the rap fans heading to the first night... more

Lil Yachty Ottawa
Lil Yachty Makes Debut at Bluesfest 2017; Falls Head Over Heels for Ottawa

It has been an interesting few days among Ottawa's music community after heated debates were sparked over Atlanta hip hop trio, Migos. As the first of two... more

Migos Ottawa
Migos Sparks Debates and Questions About Hip Hop’s Place at Ottawa Bluesfest

Usually rappers are late, it's just the nature of artists in general, so it wasn't a shocker that 30 minutes had passed and Migos were still not on stage. Much to... more

Fetty Wap
Fetty Wap and Monty Take Trap Music to Ottawa Bluesfest

Festival season is in full swing and Fetty Wap has been making his rounds; Performing at London's 'Wireless' Festival, then Michigan's 'Common Ground' festival, followed... more

50 Cent
50 Cent Brings Out Tony Yayo and Uncle Murda at Ottawa Bluesfest 2017

While you would think  that a 50 Cent concert would draw out all the 30-something year olds wanting to re-live their high school '21 Questions' days, night two of... more

Onyx Ottawa 2017
Onyx Shut Down Juno Weekend with Choclair in Ottawa

It was Juno weekend in Ottawa, which means a heavy roster of artists were set to perform in clubs across Ottawa for Junofest. Among them were the legendary Queens, NY,... more

Show Review: T.I. Performs Ottawa for the First Time Ever

It wouldn't be a Canadian tour if you didn't get stuck in the snow along the way; Which is exactly how T.I.'s Ottawa stop began when his tour bus broke down on his way... more

Tory Lanez
Tory Lanez Brings ‘I Told You’ Tour to Bronson Centre, Ottawa

For the second time in less than a year, Ottawa hosted the wild-child of the new Toronto-- Tory Lanez-- for another sold out show. Fresh off his debut solo album I Told... more

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Marley Waters
Marley Waters Talks Going Platinum, Bieber Parties, Remy vs. Nicki + more

Stepping out from behind the scenes into the limelight, Marley Waters is the guy you didn't know that you knew. After producing platinum records for Tinashe, spinning at... more

Shalli
#UpNext Toronto Artist, Shalli, Talks Visiting Africa, Touring With Kranium, and more

Starting in Vancouver back in May, Shalli toured across Canada to 9 major cities with dancehall artist, Kranium, and LA artist, Marley Waters for the "We Can" tour. For... more

Kranium
Kranium Talks Jamaican Food, the Key to Happiness, XXL Freshman List + More

His first time in Ottawa was as a supporting act on Tory Lanez 'I Told You' tour and now he's embarking on his own. Two stops before the last city on a 19-date North... more

Obie Trice
Montreal Hip Hop Artist: Bless

On the Ottawa leg of the Obie Trice 'The Hangover' tour, Montreal artist Bless was added to the roster; This being his second time touring with Obie. We took the... more

Obie Trice Speaks On ‘The Hangover’, Outrageous Jay-Z Story, Meek vs. Drake, and more

Photo by: Alexandre Brault for Envy Magazine Photos of Obie Trice Live at Ritual Nightclub, Ottawa, here It’s been three long years since we’ve heard an album... more

Rich Homie Quan x Envy Magazine

Before heading to his set at Ritual Nightclub, we caught up with Rich Homie Quan in the lobby of his hotel for a quick chat. We talk about his favourite things about... more

Tech N9ne x Envy Magazine

Ottawa hip hop heads hadn’t had Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne grace them with his presence since 2012, and last Tuesday during a stop on his Strangeulation Canadian... more

Brother Ali x Envy Magazine x WeFam Ent

Brother Ali sits down with D.C. of WeFam Ent for Envy Magazine to discuss the Canadian tour with Shad, his funniest tour moments, advice for up-and-comers, plus... more

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Drake OVO Fest 2017
Drake Announces Album, Squashes Beef with Tory Lanez at OVO Fest

It's been 8 years since OVO Fest became a staple for Caribana weekend in Toronto. Last night, Drake placed another successful one at Budweiser Stage under his... more

Lil Yachty Ottawa
Lil Yachty Makes Debut at Bluesfest 2017; Falls Head Over Heels for Ottawa

It has been an interesting few days among Ottawa's music community after heated debates were sparked over Atlanta hip hop trio, Migos. As the first of two... more

Migos Ottawa
Migos Sparks Debates and Questions About Hip Hop’s Place at Ottawa Bluesfest

Usually rappers are late, it's just the nature of artists in general, so it wasn't a shocker that 30 minutes had passed and Migos were still not on stage. Much to... more

Fetty Wap
Fetty Wap and Monty Take Trap Music to Ottawa Bluesfest

Festival season is in full swing and Fetty Wap has been making his rounds; Performing at London's 'Wireless' Festival, then Michigan's 'Common Ground' festival, followed... more

50 Cent
50 Cent Brings Out Tony Yayo and Uncle Murda at Ottawa Bluesfest 2017

While you would think  that a 50 Cent concert would draw out all the 30-something year olds wanting to re-live their high school '21 Questions' days, night two of... more

Show Review: T.I. Performs Ottawa for the First Time Ever

It wouldn't be a Canadian tour if you didn't get stuck in the snow along the way; Which is exactly how T.I.'s Ottawa stop began when his tour bus broke down on his way... more

Tory Lanez
Tory Lanez Brings ‘I Told You’ Tour to Bronson Centre, Ottawa

For the second time in less than a year, Ottawa hosted the wild-child of the new Toronto-- Tory Lanez-- for another sold out show. Fresh off his debut solo album I Told... more

Review: Arty Warhol “Now” Official Video

Arty Warhol’s “Now” is a song about what money and fame can buy. Every rapper needs at least one of these declarations under their diamond-studded belt buckle.... more

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DVSN Don't Choose
Toronto RNB Duo DVSN Releases New Song ‘Don’t Choose’

After Drake released his new track 'Signs' at SS18 Louis Vuitton show, OVO Sound co-founder Oliver El-Khatib promised more music from the label. Keeping true to that... more

Drake Signs
Drake Premiers New Song ‘Signs’ at Paris Fashion Week With Louis Vuitton

For a while there, it felt like Drake was putting out a new track every hour and dropping a new album every week. With his last 22-track project, 'More Life', he managed... more

Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy Passes Away at 42

One of the two members of the legendary rap duo, Mobb Deep, has passed away today at the age of 42. While the cause of death is unknown, Prodigy had battled with sickle... more

Afrika Bambaataa Removed From Zulu Nation As Leader

It's been a shocking couple of months for the hip hop community as molestation allegations have surfaced against Zulu Nation leader, Afrika Bambaataa. Back in March,... more

Afeni Shakur, Mother of Rap Legend Tupac, Passes Away

Authorities have reported that, after being rushed to the hospital from her home and more than an hour of trying to revive her, Afeni Shakur has passed away this... more

“Put Some Respeck On It” Birdman Cartoon Parody

The internet still hasn't let up on Birdman and we think it's hilarious. During a Breakfast Club interview, the Cash Money mogul went off on the hosts Charlamagne (whom... more

Drake Views
Drake Unveils ‘Views From the 6’ Album Art

We've been waiting for it forever and now it's just 5 short days away. This Friday, April 29th, the world will hear the highly anticipated project that Drake has... more

Slim Jesus Causes Snatching Spree Across Canada

WARNING: Slim Jesus side-effects include the strong urge to snatch the f*ck out of people. Video by: whatthehype.ca It's been a bad week in Ottawa for Slim Jesus... more

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Post Malone
Post Malone Makes His First Appearance in Ottawa at CityFolk Festival

Photo: Alexandre Brault As the only hiphop act in the lineup this year, Folk Malone (lol) had a big void to fill for the rap fans heading to the first night... more

Drake OVO Fest 2017
Drake Announces Album, Squashes Beef with Tory Lanez at OVO Fest

It's been 8 years since OVO Fest became a staple for Caribana weekend in Toronto. Last night, Drake placed another successful one at Budweiser Stage under his... more

Migos Ottawa
Migos Sparks Debates and Questions About Hip Hop’s Place at Ottawa Bluesfest

Usually rappers are late, it's just the nature of artists in general, so it wasn't a shocker that 30 minutes had passed and Migos were still not on stage. Much to... more

Fetty Wap
Fetty Wap and Monty Take Trap Music to Ottawa Bluesfest

Festival season is in full swing and Fetty Wap has been making his rounds; Performing at London's 'Wireless' Festival, then Michigan's 'Common Ground' festival, followed... more

50 Cent
50 Cent Brings Out Tony Yayo and Uncle Murda at Ottawa Bluesfest 2017

While you would think  that a 50 Cent concert would draw out all the 30-something year olds wanting to re-live their high school '21 Questions' days, night two of... more

OVO Fest
Drake Announces Lineup for 8th Annual OVO Fest in Toronto

Since Drake wants to keep putting out announcement after track after collaboration, we're soon going to rename Envy Magazine to "alldrakeeverything.com". Just today, the... more

nxne
NXNE 2017 Most Notable Performances to Watch

From June 23rd - 25th, Toronto will be hosting it's 23rd year of NXNE Festival in the Port Lands. Aside from live performances-- which is a large part of why people do... more

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017
Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 Acts You Need to See

Every year, the anticipation builds for the Ottawa Bluesfest lineup to be announced and, every year, a heavy list is dropped on us. Digging through the dozens of acts... more

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