Drought – [KILLY] & [16yrold]

Some producers and rappers just click in a different way and bring some of the craziest energy out of each other. Canadian rockstar KILLY has linked back up with producer 16yrold, who seem to have formed a more official partnership under the name 16KILLZ. They recently dropped visuals for their recent track “Drought” which to nobody surprise is an electric banger. 16yrold is a producer that has some of the hardest-hitting 808s in the game, this sets the perfect stage for KILLY’s voice to cut through like a katana. Their first record together together “No Romance” was one of KILLY’s biggest records early on, seeing the two returning to the studio to put out a healthy stream of new music is something all rap fans should be hyped about. Watch the new video for “Drought” below and listen on all platforms here! Directed by Gravel Site Visuals by Orazio

Vendetta – [KILLY]

A few weeks back Canadian superstar KILLY puts his city on check with his energetic new single “Vendetta”. One thing that KILLY has always been able to do with his music is to create a ton of energy without exerting much himself, the intensity of his voice cuts straight through the beat to listeners.  The chime heavy production works well with KILLY’s intricate rhyme scheme, beat selection is always incredibly on point from his camp though. This entire song marks as a triumph for the success KILLY has seen and the opposition he faces in his own city. KILLY has been anything but silent these past few weeks, dropping impressive hit one after the other. “Vendetta” is one of the best of the pack, coming with a JMP shot visual that shows exactly how much the young Toronto is capable of flexing on the masses. KILLY said the video was shot on his second trip to the studio, with the first being the recording session. It matches the energy of the single perfectly and features a handsome Dalmation to add to the luxurious feeling to this one. It seems like KILLY is loading up for a strong 2020 so don’t …

Tropical Storm: The Creative Pairing of Dragan Andic and Ramriddlz

Earlier this Summer, Ramriddlz released one of his most upbeat singles to date in “Niagra”. The song was reminiscent of the tropical soundscapes Ramriddlz initially caught fire from. Over the past few years, Ram has become an integral part of Toronto’s ever-growing hip hop community. He is an artist that has always found a way to reinvent himself and truly level up his talents from project to project. “Niagra” came after his album Ramreaper, which saw a much darker and personal side to Ram that fans had not seen previously. Building off this, Ramriddlz has recently joined forces with uniquely iconic Toronto photographer Dragan Andic, also known as The.97, who is a leading creative force to be reckoned within Canada. Dragan’s creative potential has been tapped in by some of the city’s biggest artists, for example 88Glam’s iconic first album was shot by Dragan. Beyond that, he has also worked with Roy Woods, Nav, Killy, and many more. His style has become synonymous with the city of Toronto, often channeling the dark feel the city has for a large portion of the year. What’s interesting is that he has teamed up with Ram as his creative director, with a conflicting style …

Triple Helix – [KILLY]

Rising Toronto phenom KILLY has been carefully plotting his come up over the past year and the results are evident. Each and every release from KILLY seems to have the genre-pushing artist experimenting with new ways to use his unique voice. His latest single “Triple Helix” has been teased for some time, his fanbase has been eager for this futuristic flexer’s anthem. Simple yet spacey is the best way to describe the production from heavy hitters Oogie Mane and 16yrold, a lane that KILLY consistently dismantles. As one of the most impressive acts to gain international notoriety out of Canada, what 2020 holds for the artist is going to define a whole new look for rap coming out of the North. Stream “Triple Helix” on all platforms here!

Can’t Compare – [SEGA]

Toronto’s Secret Sound Club has been producing some of the most unique talent out of Canada for some time, one of their OG members SEGA has begun releasing heat right after finishing touring the world with KILLY. With a grizzled voice and witty lyricism, SEGA is capable of creating hard-hitting club hits or leaning into the futuristic R&B sound that has become a staple in SSC’s music. On his most recent single “Can’t Compare”, SEGA both wrote and produced this track that has a dirty 808 pattern sure to get any venue moving. Along with the single, SEGA also dropped some incredible visuals that bring the track to life. It features SEGA and KILLY chilling outside of a bodega, something they’ve been doing years before the music ever started to blow up. With KILLY rising to new heights this year, there’s no doubt SEGA is next in line to blow up out of Secret Sound Club. Watch the video for “Can’t Compare” below and stream on all platforms here!

Planet4 – [a4]

Today we have an EP of astronomical proportions, interplanetary artist a4 released his debut project Planet4 to the human population. On paper, a4 is from the West Coast of Canada but rumor has it he crash-landed on Earth from Planet4 years ago. His music definitely has an out of this world feel to it, spacy beats mixed with autotune laced vocals that create for a sound that can only be influenced by extraterrestrials. Planet4 spans four tracks long but with a small sample size, it is the perfect offering to see just the type of artist a4 is. “Dynamite” and “Rackades” start the project out with beats that are incredibly atmospheric, allowing a4 to glide all over the sporadic production. The EP closes out with the lead single “Reasons” that features his fellow Secret Sound Club members KILLY and SEGA. a4 is one of the few member’s of the elusive Secret Sound Club imprint founded by KILLY. Stream Planet4 on all platforms here!

Destiny – [KILLY]

After a long summer tearing up nearly every festival stage around the globe, KILLY is continuing his onslaught on the rap game with his latest video for “Destiny”. This is arguably one of KILLY’s most visually appealing videos to date, set in a dream-like world with multiple versions of the rising Toronto powerhouse plotting on each other. This song is off KILLY’s most recent album Light Path 8, which has been a major step in showing his rabid fanbase the range of music he is capable of mastering. When he first began making moves, KILLY’s energy is what set him apart from the competitive Toronto scene and on this latest offering he has been able to completely switch gears to a new sound. Watch the video for “Destiny” below and check out the album here!

Swag Flu – [KILLY]

Toronto emcee KILLY has been on a quick track to the top after catching the world by notice with his uncontrollable energy and lightning-quick bars. KILLY is one of the most exciting talents to come out of The 6ix over the past few years, his sound cannot really be attributed to any of his peers. This is refreshing as many of the largest Canadian city’s artists can begin to blend together. On his latest release “Swag Flu”, KILLY comes at this beat with much more relaxed energy than we’ve seen in past tracks. The change in style is welcomed as it shows that he is really building up his range in terms of the music he’s making. We haven’t heard much from KILLY since his KILLSTREAK EP dropped at the tail end of last year. Ideally, this is only the beginning for the young artist, I would predict that his next album will be of historic proportions. Watch the video for “Swag Flu” below and stream on all platforms here!

Reasons – [a4] Ft. [KILLY] x [SEGA]

The first artist to make his Lyrical Lemonade debut today is a4, who just dropped a brand new record titled “Reasons” featuring Killy and Sega! I wasn’t too familiar with any of these three artists going into this song so I didn’t exactly know what to expect, but I was pleased with the melody that they created & complimented with some aggressive verses. I am going to take a closer look at each of these artists catalog after I finish this post, and I highly suggest that you guys do the same, click play below!

Nervous – [Famous Dex] Ft. [Lil Baby] [Jay Critch] [Rich The Kid]

Chances are you tuned in for the Famous Dex, Rich The Kid & KILLY track back in May titled Guap that was consequently leaked and now, a new version has surfaced from Dex as he taps Lil Baby, Jay Critch & Rich The Kid once again for, Nervous. Sticking to the same production from Take A Daytrip, the energy is set at an all-time high as Dex opens with his catchy hook before QC’s Lil Baby jumps in for arguably one of the best features we’ve heard from the Atlanta native since his emergence. Followed by verses from the Rich Forever mates that were certainly no slouch either, Nervous comes as a wake-up call for everyone that Dex hasn’t gone anywhere and you’d have to hope that we are nearing another project from the Chicago native very soon. Having said that, kick off your weekend with Nervous at the link below and keep posted for the next one from Dex & company very soon!