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Super Producer Detail Noel Fisher Hospitalized. Why is Drake Running Away?

Noel Fisher aka Detail, producer of artists such as Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Future, Drake and Jay-Z is still hospitalized after 2 years, when Drake’s bodyguard knocked him down. Court date is around the corner, but

The Business Gang Premiers Their New Music Video “Oops I Did It Again”

Over the past year we witnessed a fistful of rappers taking over the digital landscape remaining perched atop the rap music mountain, but the creativity is limitless when it comes to rap. The Business Gang crew –

Donovan Woods Pushes Boundaries in a Conservative Country Scene on 'Both Ways'

From the rugged, galvanizing blue collar anthem, “Easy Street,” on his new LP, Both Ways, to his 2010 CFL-inspired breakthrough “My Cousin Has a Grey Cup Ring,” Donovan Woods has spent years carving a unique niche in

Jeremy Dutcher's Innovative 'Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa' Is Really About the Future

On his innovative debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, Jeremy Dutcher combines his classical music background — he’s a trained operatic tenor — with traditional songs from Wolastoq First Nation communities that were recorded over 100 years ago and

PREMIERE : Karim Tanoé’s Powerful New Track ‘Lonely Challenger’

Ivorian hip-hop artist Karim Tanoé releases “Lonely Challenger” – the powerful second track off forthcoming mixtape The Next Step. Karim makes a leap into a promising music career and comes forward as an artist with a clear

Christina Vantzou Explores Liquid Time-Space on 'No. 4'

Belgium-based orchestral ambient composer-director Christina Vantzou grew up in a pre-internet age, when music that you were exposed to was largely, if exclusively, shaped by what was physically around you in local record stores, concert halls and

Haley Blais Emerges From Her YouTube Channel for Pop Debut 'Let Yourself Go'

“I like to keep it real,” Vancouver-based musician and YouTube creator Haley Blais tells Exclaim! Blais’ candidness, which shines through on her vlog and in her music, including her new EP Let Yourself Go, is not in

Hop Along Combine Service Industry Perspective and Literary Ambition on 'Bark Your Head Off, Dog'

Despite producing some the most urgent and driven indie rock records the past eight years, Hop Along’s secret is patience. Their fourth album, Bark Your Head Off, Dog, is one the spring’s most anticipated rock releases, but

Breaking Waves: Four Factors That Made the Beaches Juno Award Winners

  The Juno Awards celebrated Canadian music in Vancouver last month, honouring artists from a variety genres in what was truly a celebration the country’s finest musical talents. Industry icons and newcomers looking to carry the Canadian

An Essential Guide to the Smashing Pumpkins

Perhaps the greatest obstacle to the Smashing Pumpkins being widely recognized as one the most vital and innovative rock bands all time is the public persona that has been cultivated around ringleader Billy Corgan. So let’s leave