[Interview] Quake talks new album Rap Music, getting shouted out by Drake, and things happening for a reason
I apologize if you were missed us last Wednesday when a new episode was supposed to be released but I experienced technical issues. So as a thank you, I’m releasing a double dose of The Come Up Show Podcast. This episode features Quake Matthews and make sure to check out our 2nd episode with Chicago emcee Saba. Quake Matthews flew down from Halifax to Toronto to support the King of The Dot Blackout 5 and his homie Pat Stay who was battling against Charrone. We talked about the shoutout Quake got from Drake, the fourth studio album Rap Music, the story of how his producer and drummer got signed to Waka Flocka, and so much more. Enjoy! Peep the full article to see the video of Drake shouting out Quake Matthews and to view the highlight points of the interview.
You may have heard Quake Matthews latest on 91.5 The Beat (Yes - you read that right!) because this tune is taking over the summertime airwaves right now. "Summertime Win" featuring Dylan Guthro has been getting a lot of play, so it's only right Quake follows up with some visuals filmed on the beautiful coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Taking to the ocean for a bit of summertime fun in the sun, Quake and his team grab the red solo cups, a few water guns and head out for the day in the boat. Cory LeRue provides the background to set this whole thing off. There's even a cameo from Pat Stay, Quake's good friend and reigning KOTD champion. Can't make it out on the water this summer? It's all good, Quakes got you!
[Podcast] Jorun Bombay talks Halifax hip-hop history, helping other artists, and getting love from Questlove
Yes yes y'all! It's time for another edition of The Come Up Show Podcast. Every two weeks, we’re dropping a new podcast with one of your favourite hip-hop artists. In between new podcasts, we'll be releasing classic interviews as part of our brand new #ThrowBackThursdays series. Last week, we brought you an interview with Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest. This time, we catch up with legendary Halifax deejay and producer Jorun Bombay. We talk about Halifax hip-hop history, helping other artists out, getting love from Questlove, and lots more. Listen below and make sure you subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Subscribe on iTunes: https://bit.ly/TCUSiTunes
If you were to cross paths with Jorun Bombay on the streets of Halifax, you'd never know he's one of the most important figures in Canadian hip-hop history. The unassuming Haligonian, sporting a dark goatee, a curved baseball hat, and a black t-shirt, would blend in just about anywhere. It's only fitting that his greatest contribution to Canadian hip-hop has been playing the background role as producer, deejay, and mentor, helping countless other artists – from Juno Award-winner Classified to three-time Scribble Jam champion Skratch Bastid – see the spotlight. After more than two decades of propelling others to success, however, Jorun's own spotlight may soon be getting brighter than ever. Read on after the jump.