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 19th – August 25th
Hip Hop Music Production With GeneONE – Aug 21 – Toronto Public Library, Richview Branch – 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.
Summer of Flow: Live Hip/Hop with A.K. Shrey & Friends – Aug 21 – The Hideout – 423 College St, Toronto
8:00PM – 11:30PM
Join A.K. Shrey for a night of live hip hop performances, featuring a live band. Celebrate the summer on College street!
Pre-Sale Tickets: $7 (incl. eventbrite fees)
Door Tickets: $10
Tickets available at eventbrite.ca
Berczy Beats Presents: Aaron Paris Hip Hop Violinist – Aug 21 – Berczy Park – 35 Wellington St E, Toronto
11:30AM – 1:30PM
Join us in Berczy Park on August 21 for Aaron Paris Hip Hop Violin from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
Aaron Paryce Cheung is a Toronto based musician, currently studying Violin Performance at the University of Toronto. As a violinist, producer, composer, and street performer, he has contributed to a wide variety of projects and performed at festivals across the GTA. Some artists he has performed with include Sean Leon, Adria Kain, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Jim Cuddy, and Rodger Hodgson of Supertramp.
More info at oldtowntoronto.ca
SOUL House: A Multidisciplinary Collective of Creators – Aug 22 – Time Capsule Board & Games – 2183 Danforth Ave, Toronto
SOUL House is a mash-up of all creative minds coming together in an intimate yet high-energy showcase. Musicians, spoken word artists, singers, rappers, dancers, poets and songwriters AND MORE – of all kinds – in one room for one unforgettable performance. SOUL House is a unique experience where art comes to life in many different forms to feed the soul.
Admission: $10 General Admission | Covers entry and all night gaming
This is a 19+ event. Anyone 19 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the premises.
Tickets available at eventbrite.ca
Czyphor’s hip-hop cipher – Aug 23 – Alchemy Food & Drink – 890 College St, Toronto
10:00PM – 2:00AM
Improvised/freestyle music featuring:
Eyeda Sophia – MC
Malcolm Connor – bass
Victor Ray Xu – piano
Julian Clarke – Drums
Flying Lotus – Aug 25 – Danforth Music Hall – 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto
Tickets available at Ticketmaster.ca.