7 In the 6ix – Toronto Hip Hop Events: Apr 15 – Apr 21

7 In The 6ix

Hip Hop Authority is proud to bring to you “7 in The 6ix”. It’s a weekly publication where you can find out what’s happening in Toronto in regards to the Hip Hop culture. There are so many amazing events happening in the city and it can be hard to keep up with it all. “7 In The 6ix” is your go to spot to find out what’s poppin and where you can find it.

“7 In The 6ix” also represents the rich and thriving Hip Hop culture that Toronto exudes. From the music, whether it’s emcees, producers and DJs, art in the form of graffiti and other aspects, and dance, all elements of the Hip Hop culture are fully represented in this vibrant city. When you see the “7 In The 6ix” logo you will feel the strength, influence and significant contribution that Toronto has brought to the Hip Hop world now and in the future.

7 In The 6ix: April 15th – April 21st

Panel: Write On Toronto Hip Hop Journalists & Independent Magazines – Apr 16 – Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall – 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

Write On Toronto Hip Hop Panel

Free event

6:30PM – 7:30PM

Join Host Jwyze and panelists Priya Ramanujam, editor, Urbanology Magazine; Chris Penrose, writer WORD & Mic Check Magazine; Phil Vassel, publisher WORD; Del Cowie, former music editor at EXCLAIM!, and Rodrigo Bascuan, Pound Magazine, as they explore the impact of independent music magazines in the 1990s and 2000s, examples of which are on display in the For the Record exhibit at the TD Gallery.


Gunna Drip Or Drown 2 Tour – Apr 17 – Rebel – 11 Polson St., Toronto

Gunna Drip Or Drown 2 Tour Toronto

Doors; 7:00PM

Tickets available at Ticketmaster.ca


Trap-Jazz Thursdays with game.set.trap – Apr 18 – Friday Roots and Vibes – 876 Dundas St. W., Toronto

Trap Jazz Thursdays game.set.trap

$5

7:00PM – 11:00PM

ALL LIVE MUSIC with guest DJs between and after live sets at the best new joint for soul food in Toronto – FRIDAY Roots & Vibes.

3 live jazz sets between 7pm-11pm each and every Thursday. $5 admission all night$

game.set.trap is a #trapjazz collective of musicians performing soul-jazz arrangements of all hip-hop, trap, and R&B.
Tenor Sax: Evan Porter
Electric Piano: Darryl Joseph-Dennie
Upright Bass: Ben Dwyer
Drumset: Donny Milwalkee
Tap Dancer: Travis Knights


Henny & Hip Hip – Apr 18 – Basso Lounge – 320 Queen St. East, Toronto

Henny & Hip Hop Toronto

$10

10:00PM

Starting April 11th Thursday nights will be lit inside Basso Lounge. Come and join us for HENNY & HIP HOP. Free shot of Henny on us! Playing the best Hip Hop Club Anthems, Trap, Latin, and Ol’school ALL NIGHT!!

Tickets at eventbrite.ca


Just John x Dom Dias DON 3 Release Party – Apr 19 – The Drake Hotel – 1150 Queen St. W., Toronto

Just John x Dom Dias DON 3 Release Party

$10

Ages 19+

Doors: 8:00PM

Just John’s sound can be best described through it’s energy. His sound continues to add new elements to his rapping and performance repertoire. Just John has been trailblazing D.I.Y. culture for years. Inspired by social activism, he became the driving force behind Blank Canvas, an art collective that seeks to provide platforms for marginalized artists.

Dom Dias is a DJ/producer who has been making a name for himself on the Toronto club scene with his eclectic production and sonic choices. His productions have packed dance floors bouncing from Dancehall to Disco and from Rap to Balie Funk. Dom Dias and Just John’s first collaboration, “Soundboi,” was a revelation.

Special Guests:

Jayemkayem
DillanPonders
Ty Senoj


Burning Bush 420 Festival – Apr 19, 20, 21 – Various Locations, Toronto

Burning Bush 420 Festival Toronto

BURNING BUSH 420 FESTIVAL

TLDR: 420 arts festival. 420 friendly spaces. Events happening Friday April 19-Sunday April 21 (fashion, dance, music). Supporting 420 culture and the Toronto arts community.
This event series will not stand for bigotry or blatant ignorance. In support of all marginalized people and 2LGBTQ+ peoples.

RSVP/Purchase by e-mail/e-transfer/paypal maxandeyeda@gmail.com
proceeds go to Sun Raven Arts

4/19 : 666420 : Death Note – $10
https://www.facebook.com/events/1000027596874865/
420 friendly vendor pop-up featuring local brands, 420 goodies and performance.

SAT/20 @3pm: The Quarterly Dance Battle – $10
https://www.facebook.com/events/339998310194579/
420 friendly dance battle, Allstyles format and at 3x30s rounds.

SAT/20 @6pm: LAL “Dark Beings” Listening Party – $10
https://www.facebook.com/events/321849798682827/
With 20 years in the Toronto scene LAL is ready to premiere their new record “Dark Beings”. The only requirement is you come to dance.

SAT/20 @9pm: SmokedTo – The 4/20 Ball
https://www.facebook.com/events/358100828135605/
The after party for LALs party is SmokedTos 420 Ball. Come to serve. SmokedTo is a Toronto dance party celebrating 420 culture (insta: @smokedto)

SUN/21 @7pm: Burning Bush Final Concert – $15
https://www.facebook.com/events/1341698075968430/
The final concert of Burning Bush. Featuring a full band and array of artists with incredible talent. Expect a soulful night of smoke and healing. Bring your blunts.

RSVP/Purchase by e-mail/e-transfer/paypal maxandeyeda@gmail.com
proceeds go to Sun Raven Arts

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