TOPIC: BEYOND THE 6

'I am striving for longevity': Montreal rapper Skiifall wants to make his fast rise to fame last

This emerging artist's music has already been featured in ads by the NBA and Louis Vuitton.

Rising hip-hop artist YSN Fab wants validation for himself — and for Winnipeg

The rapper was once a football star in-the-making. Now, he's racking up millions of streams.
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"Not even just hip-hop, the city is just growing" | YSN Fab | Beyond the 6

This month we bring Winnipeg rapper YSN Fab with a live performance of 'Gave Up on Love' for CBC Music's Beyond the 6.
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Who is Wolf Castle? Meet the socially conscious Mi'kmaw rapper crafting undeniable hooks

His most recent EP is the final instalment of a 4-part project where the rapper discovered who he wanted to be.
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It was hard at first to find venues and places to do rap | Wolf Castle | Beyond the 6

Wolf Castle is this month's feature for Beyond the 6.
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Wolf Castle | Welfman | Beyond the 6

Wolf Castle performs 'Welfman' for CBC Music's Beyond the 6

Rapper K-Riz survived two unexpected disasters on his journey to Peace & Love

The rising Edmonton artist looks back at one of the most challenging years of his life, and how music helped him persevere.
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K-Riz | Temple | Beyond the 6

K-Riz performs "Temple" on this month's feature for Beyond the 6.
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"There was no BET, there was no hip-hop radio station" | K-Riz | Beyond the 6

This month we feature Edmonton artist K-Riz for CBC Music's Beyond the 6.

On In the Garden, Winnipeg rapper Anthony OKS is ready to grow

He created the new EP after a long period of reflection: 'I felt like I was blooming.'
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Anthony OKS | Fortified Bond ft. Begonia | Beyond the 6

Anthony OKS performs "Fortified Bond" ft Begonia on this month's Beyond the 6.
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The hip-hop scene in Winnipeg actually has become very robust | Anthony OKS | Beyond the 6

Anthony OKS is this month's feature for Beyond The 6.

FxckMr was supposed to take off in 2020 — now he's starting over

The Iqaluit rapper made a strong statement with his 2019 debut. Then the pandemic hit.

Planet Giza's otherworldly sounds

Meet the rising hip-hop trio that emerged from Montreal's underground beat scene.
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There's 3 of us and we all have different influences | Planet Giza | Beyond the 6

Planet Giza is our feature this month for Beyond the 6.
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Planet Giza | When The Moving Stops | Beyond the 6

Planet Giza performs "When The Moving Stops" for Beyond the 6.

Mamarudegyal is rebuilding Vancouver hip hop

How the multidisciplinary artist is pushing for more inclusivity in the music scene

How love and basketball and grief shaped Lindasson, one of hip hop's most exciting new voices

The rapper has emerged as a rising star of the Ottawa hip-hop scene.
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Mamarudegyal MTHC | Tomb | Beyond The 6

Mamarudegyal MTHC performs 'Tomb' for Beyond The 6
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'The hip-hop scene in BC is very vast' | Mamarudegyal MTHC | Beyond The 6

Mamarudegyal MTHC is featured on Beyond The 6

'I feel your pain': St. John's rapper King Sway wants to start a conversation about mental health

How the Zimbabwe-born artist found his voice — and a community — in Newfoundland.
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Lindasson | Demon Steven | Beyond The 6

Lindasson performs "Demon Steven" for Beyond The 6
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'I fell in love with the art' | Lindasson | Beyond The 6

Lindasson is featured on the latest Beyond The 6.

Crook the Kid grew up 20 km from the Arctic Circle. He writes, raps and represents 'the other Canada'

'The people that encompass my entire world could disappear tomorrow, and you probably wouldn't ever know. That doesn’t sit right with me'
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'That doesn’t sit right with me' | Crook The Kid | Beyond The 6

Crook The Kid is featured on the latest Beyond The 6.

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