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2014 JUNO Awards Nominations Announced

2014 JUNO Awards Nominees Announced

This year's JUNO Awards Week is quickly approaching and the official nominations have just been released. [...]

February 5, 2014 News
The 2013 JUNO Awards Nominees

2013 JUNO Awards Nominees Announced

Since 1970, the JUNO Awards roll around each spring in celebration of the achievements of Canadian musicians and artists across the country. This year, the ceremony is happening on April 21 in Regina, Saskatchewan and will be preceded by a week [...]

February 25, 2013 News
A$AP Rocky concert cancelled due to bomb threat

Bomb threat cancels Monday’s A$AP Rocky concert, second time in two months

A$AP Rocky fans left the Sound Academy disgruntled this Monday when police issues regarding a prospective bomb threat cut the event short. Toronto Police are known to take matters of this magnitude seriously, especially following not one but two shootings [...]

November 21, 2012 News

Drake speaks on post-humous Aaliyah album

DRAKE chops it up post-OVOfest with Rapcity host T-RexXx on the topic of Aaliyah‘s upcoming posthumous album. The project, headed by Drizzy himself along with producer 40, is set to drop later this year and will feature many of the same names [...]

August 13, 2012 News
2012 Much Music Video Awards

2012 MMVAs Highlights

After days of setting up stages, distributing wristbands, and calming anxiety-stricken Beliebers, the 2012 MMVAs are finally beyond us, and with no shortage of eccentric stars or taboo turn-off-the-TVisms, to boot. If you missed this year’s televised awards show, you [...]

June 19, 2012 News
Pioneer DJ Stylus Awards 2012

Three-day Stylus weekend kicks off Friday

Canada’s leading industry awards show is coming up just around the corner, marked with an event-filled three-day weekend kicking off this Friday night with the official Stylus launch party inside Wetbar with music by DJ R2 and Montreal DJ of the Year nominee Keith [...]

May 21, 2012 News
420 Toronto 2012

420 Toronto 2012: Protest at Yonge & Dundas

Y’all already know us fine folks at CONNECTDADOT are environmentalists and believe in saving the trees n all. That’s why on days like today (aka 420 aka everyday) we believe it’s important to do something special for our community and [...]

April 20, 2012 News
Gunshots erupt at Young Jeezy shows in Toronto, London

Gunshots erupt at Young Jeezy shows in Toronto, London

Why trap rap’s bad rep is leaving Hip-Hop with more to be desired. Emotions were running high this week as Wednesday’s Young Jeezy concert at Sound Academy ended before it ever really began: The sold-out concert was interrupted when shots [...]

April 8, 2012 News
2012 JUNO Awards

2012 JUNO Awards Show Recap

This weekend, the 41st annual JUNO Awards Ceremony was held in the nation’s capital of Ottawa. Aside from being an assemblage of Who’s-Who in the local music biz, the JUNOS have long been a source of discord in the Canadian [...]

April 2, 2012 News
Tyga & Honey Cocaine

Honey Cocaine shot following Last Kings concert in Omaha

Last Kings artist HONEY COCAINE was shot in the arm last night following a Tyga concert in Omaha, Nebraska. The “Fuck Yo Feelings” rapper posted about the incident on Twitter this morning, confirming rumors before MTV News published details from the official [...]

March 20, 2012 News