EXCLUSIVE: Meeting the artists behind Toronto DJ duo Thugli

(By: Nicole Di Donato) Thugli, a Toronto-based DJ duo comprised of Tom Wrecks and Pat Drastik, performed on day one of 6 Fest. The pair hyped the crowd up by playing their remixes of popular hip-hop and pop songs as well as their original song “Sic’ Em.” 6 Fest is a two-day outdoor music festival that took place on Oct. 9 and 10. Presented by … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Meeting the artists behind Toronto DJ duo Thugli

Expectations vs. Reality: 6 Fest and its “Special Guest”

(By: Nicole Di Donato) Ryerson students are upset that Drake didn’t touch the stage at this year’s 6 Fest. The past two shows that the Ryerson Students’ Union organized featured Drake as the surprise guest, setting high expectations for festival goers. Drake last made a surprise appearance in May at Ryerson’s 6 Cent concert alongside rapper Future’s DJ, DJ Esco. Being the back-to-back special guest … Continue reading Expectations vs. Reality: 6 Fest and its “Special Guest”

Ryerson’s 6 Fest sets the stage for more

(By: Angela McLean) On an open lot in downtown Toronto, a slew of hip-hop, R&B and rap artists and DJs devoted their Canadian Thanksgiving weekend to putting on a show for several thousand students as part of the Ryerson Students’ Union’s 6 Fest. Undoubtedly the RSU’s biggest event to date, it was unfortunately riddled with, and at times overshadowed by, controversy over a lack of … Continue reading Ryerson’s 6 Fest sets the stage for more

Drake postpones Toronto Summer Sixteen shows

(By: Angela McLean) Looks like Drake isn’t playing with this sprained ankle, boy. The rap superstar is pulling the plug on a handful of upcoming tour dates, including his Toronto shows this weekend, due to an ankle injury. In an unfortunate post to the October’s Very Own blog earlier this afternoon, Drake announced the postponement of shows in Toronto on Oct. 8 and 9 (UPDATE: Live Nation … Continue reading Drake postpones Toronto Summer Sixteen shows