July 30th, 2018

Indie Rock Mag reviews Psybo’s Wherewithal

The first review is in for Psybo’s Wherewithal thanks to Rabbit at Indie Rock Mag… With comparisons to classic Beastie Boys and Money Mark, it’s a damn fine review with a link provided to play the album to confirm for yourself.

Click HERE for Google translation.

Or read the review in proper French on the IRM site: http://www.indierockmag.com/article31167.html

July 27th, 2018

HAN040 – Psybo – Wherewithal

Track List:

1. 004
2. Above the Water
3. Thin Air
4. Bash Co. (with Timbuktu)
5. Mr Emcee
6. Hello Ello
7. Blastoff (with Timbuktu)
8. Downright
9. Lil’ Flava (with Chokeules and Timbuktu)
10. Satiated
11. Out the Catacombs (cassette only bonus)

All songs written and performed by Psybo, except where guests are featured.
Songs 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, and 10 produced by Fresh Kils at The Kilzone, Toronto.
Songs 4, 5, 6, and 9 produced by Timbuktu at FUN Studio, Toronto.
Song 11 produced by Cormiez.
All cuts performed by Uncle Fester, except on song 9 performed by DJ Dubble.
Song 8 features live keyboard performed by Joe Organ.
Song 1 features additional vocals by Timbuktu.
All songs mixed by Fresh Kils at The Kilzone, Toronto.
All songs mastered by Dorc for Banging Masters (www.bangingmasters.com).
Photography by J. Foster.
Design & Art Direction by Ghettosocks.

July 22nd, 2018

Houdini Mansions reviews The Mighty Rhino

We Will No Longer Retreat… is a powerhouse of Canadian hip-hop quality, offering the musical variety and audio mastery that will keep listeners coming back.” – Gray Lee (Houdini Mansions)

Another awesome review of the sophomore album from The Mighty Rhino…

Or read the review here: http://houdinimansions.com/magnetic-heart/2018/6/29/the-mighty-rhino-we-will-no-longer-retreat-into-darkness

June 25th, 2018

Shea And Les Tour

More Or Les embarks on a Western Canadian tour called SALT. He might rap about sugar. Or coffee. But most definitely about brunch. He will be joined by Shea Malcolmson, the S to Les’s L in SALT. The T is for Tour, and it will be awesome! Please check out More Or Les if he comes to your town. You won’t regret it!

Tour Dates:

* Wednesday, July 4 in Dauphin, Manitoba (@ Boulevard Motor Hotel) https://www.facebook.com/events/333633773833212/
* Thursday, July 5 in Thompson, Manitoba
* Friday, July 6 in Brandon, Manitoba
* Saturday, July 7 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
* Sunday, July 8 in Calgary, Alberta (TBC)

I will add more venue info and event links as I get them. In the meantime, check your local listings if you’re in one of the above locales.

June 7th, 2018

Greyowl Point reviews Choose Your Own Avenger 7″

An awesome short review from Gray Owl Point of the two posse cuts that make up the Choose Your Own Avenger 7″ vinyl.

See the write-up among the rest of the “Audible/Visual Hoots” in the column: https://grayowlpoint.com/2018/06/07/audible-visual-hoots-namoo-nara-elisapie-isla-craig-more/

June 4th, 2018

Fake For Real reviews 5.1.nine.0.2.

A solid history lesson and great review of 5.1.nine.0.2.’s When a Name is Just a Number from Fake For Real. The original review is in French, and can be read in that language by clicking on the review or the link at the bottom of the post, but for those who like the challenge you can decrypt the English translation review below….

Read the review in the original French here: https://www.fakeforreal.net/index.php/post/2018/5-1-NINE-0-2-When-a-Name-is-Just-a-Number

June 4th, 2018

Rap Reviews reviews Rhino’s Retreat into Darkness Record

Rap reviewer Steve “Flash” Juon pokes a little fun at the accompanying Hand’Solo Records one sheet, but gives The Mighty Rhino’s sophomore album, We Will No Longer Retreat Into Darkness, a very good 7.5/10 on his Rap Reviews site.

Click the review or the link at the bottom of this post to read the review on the Rap Reviews site where all audio and video links will work.

Read the review with all available links here: http://www.rapreviews.com/archive/2018_05_wewillnolonger.html

June 1st, 2018

Choose Your Own Avenger DJ Packs now available!

Track Listing:

Choose Your Own Avenger (Mighty Version)
More Or Les feat. int eighty (of Dual Core), Wordburglar, NiLLa, Touch, and MikeAll

Raps: int eighty, Wordburglar, NiLLa, Touch, MikeAll, More Or Les
Production and Cuts: More Or Les
Mixed by Ted “Measuring Man” Onyszczak
Mastered by Andy Krehm for Silverbirch Mastering

Choose Your Own Avenger (Ultimate Version)
Ultra Magnus feat. Lex Lingo, Schaffer the Darklord, Shubzilla, Sulfur, and Primordial Emcee

Raps: Lex Lingo, Schaffer the Darklord, Shubzilla, Sulfur, Primordial Emcee, Ultra Magnus
Production: Klopfenpop
Cuts: DJ Matto
Mixed by Klopfenpop
Mastered by Andy Krehm for Silverbirch Mastering

Artwork by Kody Peters

May 31st, 2018

The Mighty Rhino FREE outdoor show with Illvibe

The Mighty Rhino is just one of many dope acts providing free rap on August 19… And Illvibe is busy touring the world but he’s giving his hometown a free taste… This is going to be a good one!

The City of Toronto and iLLvibe present
The iLLvibe Block Party

LOCATION : McGill Granby Parkette is at 9 McGill St. just North East of Yonge & Gerrard. Look for the park running parallel to Yonge St.

PERFORMANCES :
iLLvibe
Myer Clarity
The Mighty Rhino
Skevious Tips
& more special guests

Sunday, August 19 from 11am – 2pm

SUNSHINE, GOOD VIBES, LIVE MUSIC!

Check the Facebook Event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1822048571422716/

May 31st, 2018

Tachichi to play $5 Rap Show on June 14!

Halifax rap vet Tachichi returns to Toronto and hits the $5 Rap Show stage at Handlebar for the first time. T is joined by his Sipset compatriots Ghettosocks and NiLLa. And as always, expect performances from hosts Wordburglar and More Or Les. I hope to see you there on June 14!

$5 Rap Show – June edition

Performances by:

Tachichi
Ghettosocks
NiLLa
DJ SLAM!

Thursday June 14
Doors at 9PM
Handlebar (159 Augusta Ave at Dundas & Spadina)

Only $5

19+ Event

Check here for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/384192148746177/