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CycloFest kicks off this Mother’s Day with a celebration to cycling and mom. Sunday May 8th, Preston Street will be transformed into a cycling paradise as the street closes to traffic from Carling to Gladstone. From 10 am til 2 pm, everyone is welcome with wheels and all to roam, ride and enjoy the festivities. A parade led by the always fashionably fit, XO VELO, will kick off the fun at 10 am with honorees Jim Watson and Catherine McKenney. In addition to the bike parade there will three activation areas focusing on cycling, fitness...

Cool Canadian music news, everyone! Karl Wolf, one of Canada’s most successful musicians, has hung up his solo career in favour of creating a soulful music group called BAE (Be All Equal). This trio is going to be touring Canada alongside music legend Akon, and the tour dates have just been released. Check them out below: ...

There’s some great news finally coming out in the barely existent world of Canadian music! Rappers Kardinal Offishall & Shad are both set to have features in the new K-os album entitled Can’t Fly Without Gravity due out this August. Both Shad & Kardi will be on the track Boyz II Men, along with a few other musicians, including Saukrates, Choclair...

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All eyes North of the Boarder (and South for that matter) is on the upcoming R&B Star Maurice Moore, who has travelled across Los Angeles & Austin, TX in recent months to perform during Grammy Week and at SXSW. Amidst a schedule that has Moore performing 4 shows in 4 weeks across Toronto and his hometown of Ottawa, the 613 native connected with RnBass on...

Brooklyn based artist Julius has an interesting background. A lauded classical composer prodigy, Julius has been acclaimed by the New York Times and studied with Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang, winning a series of national and international prizes in the process. Introduced to albums such as Kanye West’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’...

Ottawa rapper City Fidelia’s latest album A Pisces’ World is receiveing support from Jason Derulo’s DJ Shortman and frequent Wyclef Jean collaborator, Imposs. It’s also getting airtime on Power 105.1 FM & Hot 97, two iconic American radio stations. Catch the full album on 613 Style TV!     ...

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) revealed that Hamilton band Arkells are confirmed to grace the “The Ambitious City” stage during CTV’s March 15 JUNO broadcast from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre. Arkells, who gave a surprise performance at today’s press conference, join previously announced performers Hedley, Kiesza, MAGIC!,...

The nominees for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, as Canada’s top artists now get ready for a trip to JUNO Week in Hamilton, March 9 – March 15, 2015. MAGIC! garnered a leading five nominations: JUNO Fan Choice*, Single of the Year, Breakthrough...

Canadian rapper Belly has released his first song of 2015. The track, which was dropped on Soundcloud on Tuesday January 15th, is entitled counting sheep. Though Belly himself has put the microphone down for quite sometime, he still remains a relevant figure in Canadian music, mostly through his role as one of The Weeknd’s trusted managers and producers. Even...

Avril Lavigne has been out of the spotlight for quite sometime now, so it’s nice to hear that she’ll be back with new music this year. The Canadian rockstar has just announced that she will be releasing a new single called Fly in support of the Special Olympics and The Avril Foundation, Lavigne’s charity in support of young people with disabilities...