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Livy Jeanne Reveals "Wrong Side Of The Dirt" Video
January 21 2014


Livy Jeanne has released the video for her new single "Wrong Side Of The Dirt", premiering it exclusively with our friends over at CMT.ca. The video was directed by Harv at 235. For international fans, stay tuned, the video will be posted to YouTube next week for everyone to enjoy.

Thanks to CMT for the support, and make sure you go grab the single now on ITUNES.
Livy Jeanne - "Wrong Side Of The Dirt"
January 14 2014

Edmonton's Livy Jeanne released her new single, "Wrong Side of the Dirt" today exclusively on iTUNES. Go grab your copy, and stay tuned for the video which will premiere next week!

While you're at it, pick up your copy of her ANY OTHER WAY single and the UNDER THE RADAR EP as well!
Northcote "Live At The Upstairs Cabaret"
December 19 2013

Northcote has a holiday gift for his fans, in the form of a free live record he released yesterday with our friends at NOISEY/VICE. "Live At The Upstairs Cabaret" was recorded as a 3-piece back in November at The Zone @ 91-3's Band of the Month showcase. Tracked and mixed by Hooge Studios.

This recording is a must-have for any Northcote fan, new or old.

You can stream it below, or download it for FREE.

Shad & Duck Down Partnership
December 11 2013


We are extremely excited to announce that Duck Down Music has come on board as an international marketing and distribution partner for Shad's latest album, "Flying Colours".

Duck Down is an historic company in hip hop, having worked with the likes of 9th Wonder, Black Moon, Kidz In The Hall, Pharoahe Monch, Buckshot and more. It's a great fit for Shad, and we couldn't be prouder to be involved with this partnership.

The album is currently available via ITUNES around the world, and through this partnership, you'll hopefully be seeing much more of Shad in stores, in print, online and on tour around the world.

If you haven't already, check out Shad's new video for "Remember To Remember" above!
Top 10 Black Box Videos of 2013
December 10 2013


With the release of Shad's "Remember To Remember" video today, which is one of our favourites that he's ever done, we've compiled a list of our top ten favourite videos from Black Box artists released in 2013.

#10
Artist:Kayo
Song: Rich Already
Director: The Russian
The Story: This is the second single from Kayo's "S.L.A.V.E." EP, catch it on MuchVIBE.

#9
Artist: Shad
Song: Stylin'
Director: Justin Broadbent
The Story: This was the first track released from Shad's "Flying Colours" record back in the summer. It's continued to simmer virally around the world and has almost broken 200k views. It features one of the forefathers of Canadian hip hop, the one and only Saukrates.

#8
Artist: Rich Kidd & SonReal
Song: Best Believe
Director: Elliot Clancy-Osberg
The Story: This was the second single from Rich Kidd and SonReal's "The Closers" project, which was nominated for a 2013 Juno Award.

#7
Artist: Livy Jeanne
Song: Any Other Way
Director: Harv
The Story: This is the first single from Edmonton's own Livy Jeanne. Fusing her unique blend of country and pop, the video went a long way in establishing her as a force going into 2014.

#6
Artist: Classified
Song: Pay Day
Director: Harv
The Story: Following on the heels of the biggest selling Canadian rap single of all time in "Inner Ninja", this tongue in cheek video is the third single from Classified's self-titled album.

#5
Artist: Rich Kidd & SonReal
Song: Hometown
Director: Liam Mitchell
The Story: From their collbaorative project "The Closers", this video was nominated for Hip Hop Video of the Year at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards.

#4
Artist: SonReal
Song: Believe
Director: Peter Huang
The Story: Completely flipping the script from his "Everywhere We Go" smash, this stark visual really suits the song and presents SonReal in his element.

#3
Artist: Lyon
Song: Indian Summer
Director: Kelsey Larkin
The Story: This is the first single and video from Lyon, whose EP by the same name came out back in August. She just announced her first national tour alongside Wake Owl, and expect the new video for "Floating" early in 2014 as well.

#2
Artist: Shad
Song: Remember To Remember
Director: Justin Broadbent/HotDogGarbage
The Story: Featuring our good friend LIGHTS, this is the third single from his new album "Flying Colours" and one of our favourite visuals Shad has ever created.

#1
Artist: SonReal
Song: Everywhere We Go
Director: Peter Huang
The Story: This video dropped in August and found its way to the front page of Reddit where it exploded internationally, setting the stage for what will be an exciting 2014 for SonReal.