7 In the 6ix – Toronto Hip Hop Events: May 13 – May 19

7 In The 6ix

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: May 13th – May 19th

Trap-Jazz Thursdays with game.set.trap – May 16 – Friday Roots and Vibes – 876 Dundas St. W., Toronto

Trap Jazz Thursdays game.set.trap


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

Smino Hoopti Tour – May 16 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – 410 Sherbourne St., Toronto

Smino Hoopti Tour Toronto

Doors: 7:00PM


Tickets available at Toronto-theatre.com

Henny & Hip Hip – May 17 – Basso Lounge – 320 Queen St. East, Toronto

Henny & Hip Hop Toronto



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

Ernie Paniccioli Documentary Screening – May 18 – The Grand Gerrard Theatre – 1035 Gerrard Street East, Toronto

Ernie Paniccioli HHAW Toronto 2019




Sat May 18th 2019, In celebration of Hip Hop Appreciation Week 2019, and the release of his new book HIP HOP AT THE END OF THE WORLD, Legendary Hip Hop photographer and cultural pioneer Brother Ernie Paniccioli returns to Toronto.

Hip Hop Appreciation Week acknowledges the original intent of Hip Hop (Peace, Unity, Love and safely having Fun), and urges those who may work in any area of media, or entertainment, and/or education to upgrade their presentation of original Hip Hop to the public. This year Hip Hop Appreciation Week is May 12th to May 20th 2019. Our theme this year is FOCUS. (Follow One Course Until Success)

Brother Ernie Paniccioli will be in and around the Toronto area from May 14th to the 20th and will be visiting various schools, community centers, reservations, prisons, and more….Join us at 7pm for a screening of his documentary THE OTHER SIDE OF HIP HOP – THE SIXTH ELEMENT after which Brother Ernie will engage the audience, followed by an all elements, all female line up of performers! Exact schedule and details coming soon!

Book signing and copies of his new book will be available for purchase at the event.

Tickets available at ticketweb.ca

Shakespeare Meets Hip Hop – May 18 – Artscape Weston Common – 34 John St., Toronto

Shakespeare Meets Hip Hop

A vibrant, interactive presentation that demonstrates how modern hip-hop shares many similarities with Shakespeare, particularly themes, rhythm, and use of language. 3 actors demonstrate the parallels between the plays & our contemporary experience.

Audience: All Ages

Price: Pay What You Can at the door


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