Alexandria Macdonald

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[Review] CMW & Ink Present Travi$ Scott May 7th @ The Opera House (Toronto)

Update: We've added additional photos of the night that you can check out at the slideshow below or you can head straight to our flickr album. Photos by Eddy Rissling for The Come Up Show. Wednesday, May 7, at The Opera House in Toronto was a night a part of Canadian Music Week, with the main headliner being Houston rapper, Travi$ Scott. The fans were lined up before the doors opened at 8; there was music playing, and the line was patiently waiting. When the doors finally opened and everyone was getting settled inside, fans couldn’t help notice the house music that was playing. It was a mix of every genre but hip hop and definitely did not match the vibe of the night. Fans were left standing and conversing before the show got started around 9pm. Click the post to read the full review!

[Event] Mad Decent Block Party Produced by Embrace & Tmwrk August 15 @ Fort York Garrison Commons (Toronto)

MadDecentBlockParty The Block Parties are back for another summer of fun and great music. The tour will be hitting 22 cities this summer, with local lineups varying between cities. Tickets went on sale yesterday April 11th, so make sure you cop yours soon before they sell out! What: Mad Decent Block Party with Outkast, A$AP Ferg, Chance the Rapper and many more Where: Fort York Garrison Commons, Toronto When: August 15, 2014 Admission: 16+ (VIP is 19+) | Doors @ 4pm | Tickets are $40 plus taxes and service charges. Buy your tickets on the official Mad Decent site now! Like the Mad Decent Block Party Facebook page to stay in the loop and get all the updates! Check out the full tour dates below: 07/26 Ft Lauderdale, FL - Revolution Live 07/27 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Music Park 08/01 Washington, D.C. - Merriweather Post Pavilion 08/02 Norfolk, VA - Scope Plaza 08/08 Philadelphia, PA - Festival Pier @ Penn's Landing 08/09 Brooklyn, NY - MCU Park @ Coney Island 08/10 Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 08/15 Toronto, ON - Fort York Garrison Commons 08/16 Detroit, MI - Meadow Brook Music Festival 08/17 Las Vegas, NV - Encore Beach Club 08/22 Denver, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre 08/23 Nashville, TN - 12th Avenue North 08/29 New Orleans, LA - Mardi Gras World 08/30 New Braunfels, TX - Whitewater Ampitheater 08/31 Dallas, TX - Club Zouk Outside Lot 09/05 Calgary, AB - Shaw Millennium Park 09/12 Phoenix, AZ - Rawhide 09/13 Los Angeles, CA - LA Center Studios 09/14 San Diego, CA - LED 09/19 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre - UC Berkeley 09/20 Eugene, OR - Cuthbert Amphitheater 09/21 Vancouver, BC - PNE Amphitheatre
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[Video] Fanshawe College Students Interview Chedo About The Come Up Show and #TCUS7YR

Chedo was interviewed by Fanshawe College students on Google Hangout about the The Come Up Show 7 Year Anniversary concert on April 20th. The first 58 seconds of the video, there is a bit of technical difficulty but it fixes itself. Chedo and the folks from Fanshawe discuss how The Come Up Show came to be, DJ Chedo's favourite memories over the past seven years and how we will be celebrating on April 20th (hint: there will be ice cream cake). Catch the full interview and make sure to head over to the TCUS7YR Event post for full details about the concert. We hope to see everyone there!
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[Review] Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Toronto ft. SZA, Shi Wisdom, a l l i e & KJ March 26th @ Tattoo (Toronto)

On Wednesday, March 26, the monthly Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Toronto was held at Tattoo, on Queen West. The second installment of this live music showcase was curated by Manifesto, bringing together local talents DJ Lissa Monet, KJ, A l l i e, Shi Wisdom and was headlined by Top Dawg Entertainment’s very own SZA. There wasn’t much of a line just before the doors opened at 8 but it was yet another cold night and since it was a sold out show, most people must have been keeping warm until the venue was open. Click the post to read the full review!

[Event] The Hoodlums x KWM x Two Way Monologues present: JellyTooFly with Keysha Freshh March 20th @ Rancho Relaxo (Toronto)

JellyTooFly This Thursday, for the first time in the history of Toronto rap shows, there will be an all girl line-up. Headlining is JellyTooFly, who has made a name for herself both among male and female rappers and coming off the recent release of her "Queen" mixtape. She will be ready to bring the energy and own the stage at 11:30pm following her supporting acts Krash, Kandy Kisses, and Keysha Freshh. These talented ladies will be joined by another talent, DJ Mel Boogie, who will be spinning all night. What: Toronto's first ever all female hip hop night with JellyTooFly, Keysha Freshh, Kandy Kisses, Krash, & DJ Mel Boogie When: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Where: Rancho Relaxo, 300 College St, Toronto Admission: 19+ event, $10 cover, doors open @ 9pm - ladies in free before 11pm. RSVP via Facebook Take a listen to JellyTooFly's mixtape "Queen" below: