Wednesday April 23rd is your chance to see Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang Clan) live in Victoria at Sugar Nightclub. Tix available in-store now. 19+. More show info here.
The Trill OG himself, Bun B, half of the Texas rap duo UGK will be performing live in Victoria on April 29th at Club 9one9. Tickets available now and are moving quick. 19+. More info here.
Easter Long Weekend, Sunday April 20th is your chance to see Bizzare Ride (formerly The Pharcyde) along with Slum Village live at Upstairs Cabaret Victoria. The Welcome to Dillaville” Tour will pay homage to the incredible works of the late great J Dilla and will also include pieces from the J Dilla Smithsonian exhibit, including never seen before photos and his own personal drum machine, used to create many of his classic records. Tix available at Lyles place and Discovery Coffee (James Bay). More info here.
The mighty MOS DEF is coming to Ska Fest! Sat. July 13th at Ship Point with Dub FX & Cade, and David Hillyard & the Rocksteady 7. Tickets available now at the shop. There will be a Vancouver appearance as well, more info here.
Catch Fabolous and Pusha-T when The Life is So Exciting Tour touches down at Gossip Nightclub in Vancouver on Wednesday May 22nd. More Event info here.
On Friday March 15th at Lucky Bar in Victoria we will be celebrating 15 years in the game. Come have a drink and listen to Dj Physik, Jetts and Surgery playing hip hop all night long. Giveaways and drink specials brought to you by the fine folks at LRG Clothing, Lucky Bar and Complex. If you haven’t been to a Complex Party before, you don’t want to miss this. Free admission with guestlist in advance only available in-store at Complex. Facebook event details here.
The ultimate crossover of lyrical content and sonic experimentation, Nature Boys general ANTWON dropped his latest tape this past Valentine’s day courtesy of Greedhead music. More 90′s vibes and more songs about sex and death show up here, with emotionally parallel production from Cities Aviv, Big Baby Ghandi, Froskees, Teams and of course DJ Bad Slorp. Hit the cover to listen.
Easily our most crowned artist of all time on the Mixtape Monday tip, Curren$y somehow manages to get us another full tape. New Jet City shows off more of the same from one of the best of our time, while also drawing attention to the respect he has garnered with his peers as Rick Ross, Trinidad James, Jadakiss, Harry Fraud, French Montana and others all make their contributions to the City. Hit the cover to download.
On our radar since 2011′s Yellow Gold, Nickelus F has surfaced once again this year through a stream of Soundcloud hits and, most recently, last week’s Vices. Easily his best collection of work since his 2nd place finish in the Source’s Unsigned Hype battle way back in 2000, the 15 track album features F’s raw style coupled with some smooth production and even a Drake feature. Click the cover to stream/download, and click through for some new drops from our personal homies Rockie Fresh and Casey Veggies. Read more
One of the smoothest drops we’ve heard in recent memory, the good peoples over at Hypetrak premiered the latest from yet another New New Yorker DyMe-A-DuZiN last week. Click the cover to stream/download all 15 tracks A Portrait of Donnovan and if you’re looking for a different angle on the Big Apple hit the jump for some gems from Raekwon the Chef and newcomers Green Street & Howard Floz. Read more
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