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 Toronto Hip Hop events are going down.
“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 – Toronto Hip Hop Events: August 12th – August 18th
Beast Coast: Escape from New York Tour – Aug 12 – RBC Echo Beach – 909 Lakeshore Blvd W, Toronto
DOORS: 6:00pm SHOW: 7:00pm
All Ages/General Admission
Beast Coast with Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush Zombies
with The Underachievers, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, Powers Pleasant, CJ Fly Beast Coast have partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket will go to organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it.
Tickets available at ticketmaster.ca
Hip Hop Music Production With GeneONE – Aug 14 – Toronto Public Library – 1806 Islington Avenue, Toronto
5:00PM – 7:00PM
Local Toronto professional hip hop and graffiti artist GeneONE will show you how to record music, mix and produce music and make a demo tape. If you are a hip hop enthusiast this is your chance to get exclusive industry tips and tricks from one of our very own local Toronto artists. This program will also introduce you to the Richview Digital Innovation Hub Recording Studio where you can record and mix your music in the library for FREE.
For youth 13-25 years only. Limited drop-in spaces available call the branch or register here to reserve your spot.
Bruna Boy – Aug 15 – Rebel – 11 Polson St. Toronto
Tickets available at ticketweb.ca
Northern Power Summit – Aug 16 -17 – Supermarket, Artscape Sandbox
The 4th Annual Northern Power Summit is a two-day urban music conference that is taking place from August 16th – 17th in Toronto at the Artscape Sandbox and Supermarket. Conference programming will include interactive conference discussions with music industry professionals and provide delegates with tangible music industry experiences and networking opportunities.
Friday, August 16th
268 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L9
Saturday, August 17th
301 Adelaide St. West, Toronto, ON M5V 2E8
Tickets available at Northernpowersummit.com
Get On Up DJ Starting From Scratch – Aug 17 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – 410 Sherbourne St, Toronto
10:30PM – 3:00AM
Get On Up – Strictly 90s R&B/Hip Hop All Night
Strictly 90s R&B/Hip Hop All Night Long.
feat DJ Starting From Scratch
Digging deep in the crates & playing all those forgotten gems along with all your favorite 90s records.
Tickets available at eventbrite.ca
So You Think You Can Rap Canada – Aug 17 – The Smiling Buddha – 961 College St, Toronto
Canadian rap contest where we count on the crowd votes resulting in a $5000 grand prize to the winner.
More info at soyouthinkyoucanrapcanada.com
TDOTFEST – Aug 17-18 – Ontario Place – 955 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto
TDOT FEST presented by Music Nation Foundation is back for a fifth year and excited to announce, Canada’s Premiere Urban Arts, Fashion and Culture festival celebrating all things Toronto with games, prizes, fashion shows, performances by local artists and more. This year the festivities take place at everyone’s favorite outdoor venue, Ontario Place (West Island) August 17-18. Join us and lets make a day of it! Food trucks, vendors, dance showcases, foam party inflatable & Interactive games and more.
More info at tdotfest.com
Tickets available at Eventbrite.ca
Rhyme Therapy Free Youth Rap Writing Workshop – Aug 18 – SKETCH Working Arts – 180 Shaw St, Toronto
Join Dillan Ponders, a Canadian hip hop recording artist, born and brought up in Toronto alongside Phenomenal P from The Young Minds Movement in an interactive workshop as they discuss hip-hop, and the benefits of writing rhymes to manage mental health. Dillan and Peter will work one on one with participants by helping them create new rhymes, enhancing lyrical abilities, flow and delivery.
Opportunities to speak your written words will be given as well as a chance to hear Dillan Ponders himself, how he traded the drug scene for music and overcame homelessness amongst other challenges.
This is a workshop not to be missed! Spots are limited so register now!
Open to ages 12-22 only.
The Young Minds Movement is a non-profit organization.
Tickets available at eventbrite.ca