In the latest Soundcheck column, Donna-Claire reflects on Boldy James rapping with the most conviction of his his career across Penalty of Leadership, an intimate ode to survival and overcoming physical trauma.
Son Raw refuses to believe "Canadian Hip-Hop" is a thing, but regional scenes in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and beyond are producing more quality rap music than ever.
Artists as varied as Armand Hammer, Navy Blue, and Ransom tapped Nicholas Craven to score some of their finest work. Now Oumar Saleh dives into the Quebec producer's best.
Son Raw waxes poetic on Ransom and Nicholas Craven's symphonic soul of lo-fi weirdness with the drama and emotion of a film score on 'Crime Scenes.'