Posts Tagged ‘Toronto’

Sat April 16th 2016: Love Handle feat. DJ Mamabear. 76a Geary Ave. Toronto

April 13, 2016

love handle april 2016

Buckle up FUNKsta’s Love Handle is shifting gears in a huge way! For April’s edition we’re welcoming Sweaterfunk regular Dj MAMABEAR for her first (of many, we hope) Toronto appearance.

Accompanying Mamabear on the ones and two’s will be Love Handle residents Famous Lee, Alister Johnson & Big Jacks. This will be the all vinyl FUNK jam to knock yer socks off!!

76a Geary Ave.
11pm – LATE
$10 b4 Midnight


The Plug – April 11th 2016

April 13, 2016


We had lots of new heat to drop on ya’ll this week with tunes from: Drake x The Throne, Perrion, ASAP Ferg x Big Sean, Phife Dawg x Dilla, YG x Nipsey Hussle, Conway, Kanye West, Kamaiyah, Alchemist x MC Eiht x Spice 1, and more including a brand new record from our very own Bozack Morris x Tut.

Happy b-day Redway. RIP.

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The Plug – April 4th 2016

April 13, 2016

Another episode of The Plug right here for ya’ll. Filled with new heat and classics gems.

There was lots of new music on deck for us to run this week including joints from: Conway x Statik Selektah, Fat Joe x Remy Ma, French Montana x Kodak Black, Alchemist x MC Eiht x Spice 1, Big Sean x Jhene Aiko, Grindhouse Project, Joey Badass, Kendrick Lamar, Maino x Uncle Murda, Swizz Beatz, plus much more.

Throwback vibes were heavy in the late 90s/early 2000s era with classics from: Jay-Z, State Property, G-Dep, Cam’ron, Big L, Nature, etc.

We also discussed the brand new Nipsey Hussle and YG record, “fuck Donald Trump” and gave our first reactions to this unconventional political rap record.

And yes, fuck Donald Trump!

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The Plug – Mar 28th 2016

April 13, 2016

The world of hip-hop suffered a huge loss this past week as we learned about the passing of Phife Dawg from the legendary, A Tribe Called Quest. We celebrated his life and music with a special spotlight set with some classics from the catalog. RIP Malik Taylor aka Phife Dawg

Brooklyn producer EXT aka Rudy Exs stopped by to chop it up with us. We discussed his new album Arts & Crafts, working with House Shoes, the LA beat scene, and more. He’s got that fire!

New music from: Baauer x Pusha T x Future, Jazz Cartier, T.I., Kevin Gates, Bozack Morris x Conway, Fat Joe x Remy Ma x French Montana, Makonnen, and more.

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The Plug – Mar 21st 2016

April 13, 2016

Two of hip hop’s greatest producers, DJ Premier and Large Professor, share the same b-day and it was only right to celebrate them and some of their legendary work on this day with a set of their classics back and forth.

Lots of new music as well including joints from: D.I.T.C feat. Fat Joe x Lord Finesse x Diamond D, Kendrick Lamar, Westside Gunn, Joey Badass, Hus Kingpin, Currensy x Lil Wayne, Fat Joe x Remy Ma x French Montana, Kamaiyah, 21 Grams x SZA, Kanye West, Flatbush Zombies, Junia T, and lots more.

We do it for the culture…

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The Plug – Mar 14th 2016

April 13, 2016

Another week of that dope new and classic rap from your friends at The Plug.

New tunes from: Joey Badass, Max B x Wiz Khalifa, Yella Beezy, Young Thug, Tory Lanez, French Montana x Kanye West, Westside Gunn, DJ Dopey x Notes To Self, Currensy x Alchemist x Lil Wayne, Flatbush Zombies, Bozack Morris x Conway, and more.

Jiggy era classics from Jay-Z, Sauce Money, The Firm, Lil Kim, CNN, Big Pun, plus other gems.

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The Plug – Mar 7th 2016

March 8, 2016

We were joined on the show by Brooklyn’s own Nitty Scott MC. She’s in Toronto this week for International Women’s Day to perform and we spoke to her about the show, her new music, and the transformation from when she first entered the game at 19 compared to herself now at 25.

Shit load of new rap heat in the mix from: Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Smoke DZA x Snoop Dogg x Harry Fraud, Currensy x Alchemist x Lil Wayne, Devontee, DJ Premier x Bumpy Knuckles, Westside Gunn, T.I., French Montana x Nas, Bozack Morris x Conway, DJ Dopey x Notes To Self, and more!

RIP Bankroll Fresh

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The Plug – Feb 29th 2016

March 8, 2016

We were off last week but, guess who’s bizzack!?

New music from: Westside Gunn x Action Bronson x Alchemist, Kanye West, DJ Dopey x Notes To Self, Junia T, Jazz Cartier, Kodak Black, ASAP Rocky, Kevin Gates, Funkadelic x Kendrick Lamar x Ice Cube, DJ Premier x Bumpy Knuckles, Young Dolph, plus more.

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Early 2000s throwback classics from: Scarface, Mobb Deep, Jay-Z, Jadakiss, Jim Jones, and many other gems.

Fri Mar 4th 2016: LEANT. Studio Bar. Toronto.

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Fri Feb 26th 2016: DJ Big Jacks @ Odd Thomas Bar. Toronto.

February 24, 2016

odd thomas feb 2016

Cum’on Toronto <> Get up. Get loose. Get weird.

Tonight is all play, no work.

At Odd Thomas, you never have to hold back. We’re inviting you to unwind & indulge in your weirdness. Join us in the odd side of life.

Soundtrack to the night by: BIG JACKS

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