brampton

Interviews

How Noyz Helps Brampton's Self-Made Rap Scene Stand On Its Own

The Brampton rapper talks about letting Punjabi culture inform his music and how to make spaces where there aren’t any.
Phil Witmer
1.15.19
VICE Video

Watch 'Noisey Brampton,' Our New Film on the Rise of DIY Hip-Hop Beyond Toronto

The documentary follows Noyz, Aiona, and the WayCool collective around the eclectic suburb as they fight to expand the town's rap scene.
Noisey Staff
1.15.19
cold case

Canadian mom reunited with her son 31 years after his alleged abduction to the U.S.

Jermaine Mann was a toddler when his father allegedly fled with him.
Tamara Khandaker
10.29.18
News

Video Shows Woman Climb Through Tim Hortons Window to Hit Pregnant Employee

The woman climbed through the window at 3 AM and grabbed the employee by the hair and punched her.
Manisha Krishnan
7.19.18
Premieres

Ray Hammond Uses His Lineage of Reggae Royalty to Be "Free" In Rap

The Brampton rapper, great-grandnephew of reggae icon Beres Hammond, talks about his new video and growing up in a family where music is the main way of life.
Sharine Taylor
6.28.18
New music

Aiona Phases into a New Dimension of Soul on 'Night Vision'

The 19-year-old Brampton, Ontario native shows her true colours on the five-track project.
Sharine Taylor
2.8.18
Premieres

Jacobi IV Confronts His Paranoia on "Satellites"

"How much easier is it for you to understand the music if you understand the person who's making it?"
Sharine Taylor
12.14.17
politics

Watch a Canadian Sikh Politician Shut Down an Anti-Islam Protestor

Just to be clear, Singh is Sikh.
Mack Lamoureux
9.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teen Allegedly Hijacks Church by Blasting XXXTentacion's “Look At Me!”

A 16-year-old in a suburb outside of Toronto is facing three charges in relation to the incident.
Allison Tierney
8.15.17
Premieres

Brampton's Van Hill Is "Rollin'" His Way to Stardom with New Song

No, this has nothing to do with Limp Bizkit.
Phil Witmer
3.7.17
Remembering Things

Moneen Clutch Nostalgia by the 'Nads and Revive 'The Red Tree' For Its Tenth Anniversary

The Brampton band reflect on ten years of flying bodies and moving on from their seminal work
Cam Lindsay
12.29.16
Premieres

Mic Outlaw's New 'Oragami' Tape Is an Adrenaline Shot to Toronto Rap

The Brampton artist's bold performances stand in opposition to Toronto's dark R&B sound.
Phil Witmer
12.28.16
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