November 24th, 2015

Fat Beat Diet interviews royceBIRTH

On Friday, November 20, royceBIRTH took part in a fairly in-depth interview with radio show Fat Beat Diet on Calgary station CJSW. Royce discusses Art on Fire!!, his approach to making music, and building the long-needed infrastructure for the Canadian hip hop scene. It’s a damn fine interview, but the playlist is also awesome, including alongside royceBIRTH’s tracks classics from LL Cool J, Roc Raida, Run DMC, UTFO and Toronto’s Da Grassroots.

Listen to the full show here:

November 24th, 2015

The Screen Girls interview royceBIRTH

“It’s all about the risks…” – royceBIRTH

On Wednesday, November 11, The Screen Girls‘ Sarah and Christina invited royceBIRTH onto their radio show at Vancouver’s CITR to discuss the direction of his new album, hip hop and psychedelic music, his upcoming tour, and more. They also speak with artist Pencil Fingerz about his illustrations. While the show is primarily a talk show, this one-hour episode also features music from Kid Cudi, Eminem, MF DOOM and a few others.

Listen to the full show here:

November 24th, 2015

CBC’s The Strombo Show plays royceBIRTH

On his CBC Radio show on Sunday night, George Stroumboulopoulos included royceBIRTH’s “The Rhythm, The Rebel” from new album Art On Fire!! in his Magnificent 7 tracks, along with Missy Elliott, Savages, Pussy Riot, and more. The song is played early in the 3-hour multi-genre show, but if you keep listening you’ll also be treated to a few jams from K-Os recorded live in-studio, including a cover of Radiohead’s “Karma Police”.

Check out the show and live videos here:!/blogs/2015/11/Watch-k-os-cover-Radiohead-on-The-Strombo-Show

November 24th, 2015

royceBIRTH interviewed by Hip Hop On Deck

After posting about royceBIRTH’s new album, Art On Fire!!, rap blog Hip Hop On Deck got in touch for a short interview with the Toronto rapper-producer. It’s a quick little interview that still manages to provide some insight into royce’s relationship with hip hop and music.

Read the full interview here:

November 18th, 2015

Scratched Vinyl reviews royceBIRTH’s Art On Fire!!

Chi Chi Thalken reviews royceBIRTH’s Art On Fire!! for Scratched Vinyl, saying of the album, rated 8/10, is for “any hip hop fans that are looking to break out of the funk for a moment, and trade in that boom bap or trap for some garage and punk rock.”

Read the full review here:

Or check it out on the site at:

October 22nd, 2015

Received a big delivery today…

Stream or buy your own copy here:

October 9th, 2015

royceBIRTH video for 1st single “Live On”

This song is dedicated to those who have passed on, and for people who have lost somebody close. Instead of mourning, royceBIRTH tells the listener that they “Live On” through our memories.

Song written, produced, mixed and mastered by royceBIRTH
Video directed by Jane Williams

Pre-order here:

October 9th, 2015

Art On Fire!! artwork, track listing and pre-order!

Art On Fire!!, the third album from royceBIRTH, is now available for pre-order at Bandcamp. Pre-order the album or stream the first single, “Live On”, here:

October 4th, 2015

royceBIRTH’s Art On Fire CD release party – Oct 29!

On October 20, royceBIRTH drops his third album, Art On Fire!!, through Hand’Solo Records. Come celebrate the release with us the following week, on Thursday, October 29 at Harlem Restaurant, for good times, good food and most of all, GREAT music.

Featuring performances from:

Alex Dimez
Keysha Freshh

Hosted by Junia-T
DJ: DJ Mel Boogie

Something You Live

Harlem Restaurant (67 Richmond St E)
Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Time: 8 pm, Show begins at 9 pm
Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

Advance Tickets can be purchased at

Visit the Facebook Event Page for more information:

September 27th, 2015

Mega Ran, More Or Les & Wordburglar live on Oct 14!

If you like rap and video games, the place to be on October 14 is Junction City Music Hall in Toronto for Rumble in the Junction. Enjoy a night of video game competition combined with live raps from More Or Les, Wordburglar and nerdcore legend Mega Ran aka Random.

Here’s the info:

Who: MEGA RAN, MORE OR LES & WORDBURGLAR rocking fresh sets of their original, nerd-infused hip-hop
What: video game tournament game of the week, Super Smash Brothers (the original 1999 N64 version).
Where: Junction City Music Hall (2907 Dundas St West), Toronto, Ontario
When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 9:00pm
How Much: $10 at the door

Open practise rounds from 8pm – 9pm, and then the first round starts at 9pm.

For more info, check the Facebook Event page here: