Category: Music

JADEN AND WILLOW SMITH LIVE AT REBEL

Smith offspring, Jaden and Willow, have transformed themselves from subjects of scrutiny into respective young legends. Prior to being the most popular genre in the world, hip hop was birthed from struggle; an outlet for those from marginalized communities and/or…

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The Audiovisual Spectacle of Madeon’s Good Faith Tour

11-year-old Hugo Pierre Leclercq first began composing electronic music under the name Deamon. Five years later, Hugo jumbled his working name and started a remixing career under his current name, Madeon. He went viral with his YouTube release, Pop Culture,…

Summer Walker Live at REBEL

Summer Walker’s First and Last time in Toronto In an era where mental health, vulnerability, and weakness is stigmatized in hip-hop more than ever, Summer Walker desires to rewrite the genre’s common narrative and be inclusive of these themes —…

Bruce Dickinson: Heavy Metal Singer, Pilot, Storyteller Extraordinaire

Iron Maiden singer, Bruce Dickinson is well known for his powerful voice and operatic tenor. Lesser known is his decades-long career as an airline pilot (and aviation company owner), brewer, author, champion fencer, TV and radio personality, and now, public…

Lil Tjay Live at REBEL

The Prince of New York is going Global     18-year-old rapper/songwriter Lil Tjay has seen one of the fastest rises to success in contemporary hip-hop. At just 18, the Bronx rapper has amassed a large dedicated global following. Tjay solidified…

Amber Run at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Some artists are always worth seeing and some venues always hold up to their name. Amber Run and The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern both fit those criteria. It was only last year that UK rockers Amber Run crossed the pond and…

Angel Olsen Haunts Queen Elizabeth Theatre

I can predict the future. But just in this singular regard. Angel Olsen’s latest album, All Mirrors is going to be on most ‘best of 2019’ lists. Angel has been a critics’ favourite since her first release the 2011 EP,…

FKA twigs stuns in Toronto

FKA twigs pulled her MAGDALENE tour into Toronto on Nov. 17. Despite a late start (and cutting the first two songs off her setlist), a stunned audience screamed their appreciation. The Brit singer and dancer ran through songs, primarily from…