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How DJ Khaled Went from Club DJ to Mogul

We all know DJ Khaled as the living meme he has become today. Through his prolific posting on Snapchat, his involvement in several chart-topping...

Can an Artist Un-Sellout?

by Brian Capitao Snoop Dogg was recently in the news for his politically charged video, Lavender, that featured an effigy of Donald Trump dressed in...
Microphone covered in Blue Lightning

Top 10 Ways Brands Have Used Hip Hop

For decades, brands have tried to use hip hop to sell us goods. It has only been in the last two decades or so...

Authentic Supreme

At The Freeze, we like to talk about all things hip-hop, and that includes fashion. One of the most recognizable brands in hip-hop is...

Editorial: The Lost Souls Who Help

I’ve been thinking about death lately. There’s been a recent spate of deaths in the news lately albeit for a variety of different reasons....

What Happens When an Artist Goes “Indie”?

There's a big kerfuffle these days regarding artists and their independence. With the likes of Russ (an artist who blew up thanks to SoundCloud), being...
White rapper performing behind a crowd

The Scourge of the White Rapper

In hip hop these days there is an urban legend of a "culture vulture," often hurled as a pejorative towards white rappers. This Rumplestiltskin...

Key! and Upto₩n Boy Band

Atlanta rapper Key! hit up 824 Dundas ST. W this past Saturday. You've probably heard Key! on OG Maco's banger 'U Guess It'. Self-styled as 'Fatman Key', the 26-year-old has a gravitas and self-awareness that belies his age. He comes on the cusp of a new generation of rappers. Broaching subjects like gender identity, mental illness, and difficult pasts; he has a lot in common with the openers.
Bloody Hands for Halloween

Prepared To Be Scared: 10 Albums Perfect for Halloween

Halloween and music make a deadly combination. Here are a few of our favorite soundtracks for Hallow's Eve. Dare Iz A Darkside - Redman (1994) This...

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https://twitter.com/briancapitao/status/881681127559356417 Get The Freeze podcast T-shirt for a limited time. Over the next 20 days we're selling some gear for the summer, so get yours...