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Do you ever wonder what creatives go through to make their art? The Come Up Show Podcast explores the lows and highs that every artist faces. Our guests vary from legends (Wyclef Jean) to superstars (Kendrick Lamar) to the most promising up-and-comers (Sean Leon). Hear artists as you’ve never heard … read more

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Sean Leon: Attachment is the root of all suffering

December 4th, 2019


Sean Leon takes us through the lowest points in his career, his thoughts on promoting mental health in the black community, and destructing black …

Lizzo shares stories about her struggles and sleeping in her car she named “Harvey Dent”

November 6th, 2019


Singer-rapper Melissa Jefferson aka Lizzo was born in Detroit, grew up in Houston (where she got her moniker) and eventually moved to Minneapolis and …

Ruben Young talks Dreamstate, trusting yourself and how to remove yourself from your art

October 2nd, 2019


The Come Up Show podcast is back with a brand new interview! 

Our special guest goes by the name of Ruben Young, originally from Calgary, Alberta, and now resides in Toronto. Since Ruben's debut in 2017, he has released …

You are going to have to serve two masters when you have a hit

September 4th, 2019


I'd like want to thank D.O. aka Duane Gibson and his team for another successful Northern Power Summit. From the educational panels and networking …

Tre Mission talks uprooting yourself & Orphan Black

August 7th, 2019


This episode is a repost, when we did this interview Tre Mission talked about his album Orphan Black which he just released

Tre Mission planted the seed for grime music in Toronto. He is a …

Making It From The 6IX

July 3rd, 2019


I hope you enjoyed our previous panel from A3C in ATL. Here is another exclusive from the Northern Power Summit, which is a one-day conference with a showcase component. Their primary objective is to provide education …

The Future of Sharing and Discovery

June 5th, 2019


I moderated a panel titled ”The Future of Sharing & Discovery” at A3C in Atlanta. My panelists were Nikhil Shah, the cofounder of mixcloud.

Haviah Mighty: I am the underdog experience

May 8th, 2019


She was named in the top 15 Toronto Rappers you should know in 2019. I met Haviah mighty several years ago in London while she attended Fanshawe …

TCUS Podcast featured on CBC Radio & Summer Schedule

April 17th, 2019


The Come Up Show Podcast was featured on CBC Radio One program Podcast Playlist which curates the best content and stories from the podcast world. Hosted by DJs Matt Galloway and Lindsay Michael. They featured a small …

Classified on finances, state of music and attention spans

March 27th, 2019


It’s only right that our 200th episode of The Come Up Show Podcast is with Classified. We’ve known each other for over 10+ years, and I’ve lost count of how many times he’s appeared on The Come Up Show. Classified has a …

TOBi: You have to ask yourself, why am I doing this?

March 14th, 2019


My special guest today goes by the name of TOBi, who I’m humbled to have on The Come Up Show podcast. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversation, it gave me life and clarity about TOBi's thought process, his insight and he's …

Joyia- Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing

March 6th, 2019


Joyia has made music her entire life, she spoke of the journey of finding her identity and sound through a period of six years. You can tell she's committed, she had weekly studio sessions with her producer Corey Wong …

NBDY: On the importance of knowing who you are as an artist

February 20th, 2019


My special guest on The Come Up Show podcast is NBDY, an artist from New Jersey who comes from a family of musicians. We talked about what it’s like to be signed to Arista Records a label home to Whitney Houston and …

DijahSB on the highs and lows of being an independent artist

January 24th, 2019


My special guest is one of my favourite people to follow on twitter, they are an artist from Toronto who goes by DijahSB. We talked about some of the …

The Best of 2018- Part 2

January 16th, 2019


Part 2 of the Best of 2018…..I hope you checked out Part 1, we’re getting a lot of love for it. Part 2, we’re discussing topics such as race, exploring fear and taking chances, going all in, putting your own money up …

The Best of 2018- Part 1

January 9th, 2019


I love the best of podcasts because it’s a great recap that gives you a look into the exciting conversations we’ve had. Some you may have missed, some you may want to hear again. When I look at the guests we’ve had in …

JD Era: Don’t be afraid to put up your own bread

December 12th, 2018


After a four year hiatus, 2018 marks the year that JD Era announces his return to the music scene with his new label imprint (Up North Records) and his highly anticipated forthcoming new album "Back From The Dead." We …

Devontée on how he dealt with depression and mixing his album "Head Gone" at Kevin Durant's house

December 5th, 2018


My special guest today, is artist, producer, songwriter Devontee. He’s born and raised in Toronto, who coined the term (WOE) which stands for Working on Excellence. He recently released his album “Head Gone” and in our …

August Rigo: There are so many artists that are artists for the wrong reasons

November 28th, 2018


I am honoured to present our guest, August Rigo. He is a songwriter, a recording artist, and a producer. He has written songs for Kehlani, Justin …

Gavin Sheppard on The Remix Project and classic Toronto music history!

November 22nd, 2018


Gavin Sheppard is the Founder of Public Records, a record label in partnership with Universal Music Canada. He also the co-Founder of Quiet As Kept, which is a management company and agency. One of the most important …

Shad on exploring fear in "A Short Story About A War"

November 7th, 2018


My special guest today is the host of the award-winning documentary, Hip Hop Evolution, a Juno award winner, and my GUY! He goes by the name of Shad, …

Odario on how extreme emotions contribute to great music

October 31st, 2018


Odario Williams is a Guyanese-born entertainer, raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He lives in Toronto and is the lead vocalist for the award-winning …

Mahalia on the value of travel, being a mixed woman & more

October 17th, 2018


My special guest is all the way from across the pond, in the UK. She goes by the name of Mahalia, she’s been creating music since she was 8 years old …

Lou Phelps on new album, being KAYTRANADA's brother & more

October 3rd, 2018


Lou Phelps is an artist from Montreal, he started making music in 2011 with his brother KAYTRANADA, forming a future-rap group called The Celestics. He developed a reputation for danceable electro rap. In 2017, Lou …

Quake Matthews on quitting his job to pursue music and "Drinking Games"

September 26th, 2018


My special guest today is from Halifax, Nova Scotia, my guy Quake Matthews, this is his fifth appearance on The Come Up Show since 2012 we’ve been supporting him through the radio show, written interviews….Last time I …

Tim North on "Fuck Luck", rebranding and songwriting placements

September 19th, 2018


My special guest on this weeks edition of The Come Up Show podcast is Tim North. Recently, while I was listening to Spotify, it automatically played …

Our Mac Miller interview when he was only 18 years old

September 12th, 2018


As you may know Mac Miller died on September 7th, 2018. It was and still is a shock to his fans and the hip-hop community at large. I couldn’t …

Just John: Run at your own pace

September 5th, 2018


My special guest goes by Just John, he’s an musician, raised in Scarborough and currently based in Toronto. He is also the founding member of the art …

Hezi shares top 3 cereals, touring with Clairmont the Second, and ambitions

August 29th, 2018


Hezi is a young artist from Toronto, Ontario. If you follow Clairmont the second, you most likely have seen Hezi in his music videos and Hezi is …

Maestro Fresh Wes: Toronto was a true underdog with an inferiority complex

August 22nd, 2018


He’s the godfather of Canadian Hip-Hop; he’s an artist, author, motivational speaker, and actor. I’m humbled to have Maestro Fresh Wes on The Come Up Show Podcast. In our conversation, we spoke about how Toronto had a …

K. Forest on overthinking, working with Travis Scott, and taking risks

August 15th, 2018


This week we talked to rising Toronto R&B artist K. Forest. He's been releasing tracks since 2015, and a year later he was the top Toronto artist on the scene. His song Guidance, with nearly a million plays on …

G Milla- I make music because it’s a release

August 8th, 2018


G Milla is an artist from Toronto we’ve been supporting for a while on The Come Up Show. We talked about his project with Teddy Fantum "Hard to Kill" …

Michie Mee: Hip-Hop is maturing and it’s about time

July 25th, 2018


Our special guest today is an artist, actress, and a pioneer. Michie Mee was the first Canadian MC to sign with a major American Label. She called into our radio show and talked to our host Michael aka Kiv to talk about …

Khadijah Lopez: Toronto has so much hidden talent. It's actually stressful.

July 18th, 2018


You know when you discover a new artist and you’re all excited to share the music with your friends? That is how I feel about Khadijah Lopez, a Toronto artist who has a very promising future. The song I currently have …

Kris the $pirit: The youth don't f** with nothing

July 11th, 2018


Our special guest this week on The Come Up Show Podcast is an artist from Montreal named Kris the $pirit. I was introduced to his music initially through the group The Posterz, I clearly remember watching the video for 

Nate Husser: Disrespect gets me so turnt

June 27th, 2018


My special guest today is the artist Nate Husser, he’s ⅓ of the group called The Posterz, he’s from Montreal and performed at NXNE here in Toronto. I love the setting of this interview because it reminds me of when I …

Tre Mission: Pay me now or later but you’re gonna pay me

June 20th, 2018


Meet the man who planted the seed for grime music in Toronto: Tre Mission. Tre is a Toronto MC/ Producer who has made songs with grime legends such as Skepta and JME. Tre tells us it was a bumpy road before he dedicated …

FrancisGotHeat: I never really had a plan, I just picked up my bags and left

June 13th, 2018


This week on The Come Up Show Podcast we talked to FrancisGotHeat. He is a producer from Toronto who has production credits with local talents like …

Kayo Guevarra: Artists are emotional, empathetic people

June 6th, 2018


Kayo joined us this week on The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his new release Winter in St. Lucia, how he took control of his image, and what …

Judi Lopez- When I started dancing, Hip-Hop wasn’t really a thing

May 30th, 2018


My special guest this week is Judi Lopez, the Founder of KeepRockinYou, an artist-based collective that seeks to inspire and empower young women. …

Zaki Ibrahim: Cities, countries, and places have personalities that feed the creative

May 23rd, 2018


Fresh off the plane from South Africa, our special guest today is Zaki Ibrahim. The Come Up Show first interviewed Zaki in 2009 when she released her album Eclectica, shortly after performing with Erykah Badu at Massey …

Christian “King” Combs, Tank God, and Bay Swag talk about patience, gratitude, and legacy

May 16th, 2018


At the age of 20, Christian “King” Combs has a North American tour, and a mixtape, and friends with platinum records like Tank God. Regardless of being Diddy’s son, making it in the music industry was no walk in the …

Tone Mason: Drake was our last Hail Mary

May 9th, 2018


This week we sit down with one half of Tone Mason, Melenius. The duo has produced tracks for Rick Ross, Tory Lanez, 50 Cent, Ice cube and more. Their biggest track “Light Up” with Drake and Jay-Z was the big turning …

SPTLGT 2018: How minority creatives deal with mental health

May 2nd, 2018


Toronto Tastemakers hosted a panel discussion on how minority creatives deal with mental health. The talk included Sean Leon, Amy Hosotsuji, Malcolm …

Tasha The Amazon x Danthrax: There is a cultural insecurity in Toronto

April 25th, 2018

Tasha the Amazon is as “fearless” as her name makes her sound. She’s been making music with her production partner, Danthrax since 2013. Over the years, they have opened for artists like Isaiah Rashad, YG, and Action …

Cola: In this business, nobody knows what they are doing [PART 2]

April 11th, 2018

Part 2 of our conversation with Cola. We talk about the Juno's, why nobody knows what they are doing in the music business and so much more.Check out …

Cola: A sell-out is someone who conforms in order to eat [PART 1]

April 4th, 2018

Colanthanony Humphrey, or better known as Cola, represents many things as the drummer for OBGMs and Sonreal’s band. He also represents Clairmont the …

Jordon Manswell: Every creative should be using their emotions

March 28th, 2018

Our special guest on The Come Up Show Podcast is producer and Juno Award winner Jordon Manswell. He produced “We Find Love” by Daniel Caesar and “Stranger Things” by Joyner Lucas and Chris Brown. In our interview, …

Matthew Progress: The “machine” has picked the Toronto sound

March 21st, 2018

As a Toronto native and a multidisciplinary artist, Matthew Progress has been a long time critic of Toronto arts. We talked about this and who is …

Beatchild: Toronto is still the screwface capital

March 14th, 2018

Beatchild makes art to feed the soul and expand his view of the world. Formerly known as Slakah the Beatchild, his sound ranges from Rock, Soul, …

Trish: This industry is 10% talent and 90% business

March 7th, 2018

This week we have Trish as our guest on The Come Up Show Podcast. Trish is a singer, songwriter and has been making music for over 15 years. She just …

Cadence Weapon: Your average rapper acts like Kanye without working like Kanye

February 28th, 2018

Cadence has had a long journey so far in this industry, and a lot to say on what he’s learned so far. In this interview, we talked about the issues he raps about, what it was like being an artist in Montreal compared to …

Langston Francis: If this musical journey was a marathon, then I'm still tying my shoes

February 21st, 2018

To start off the season we have singer, songwriter Langston Francis. At the age of 16, Langston is slowly rising up in the Toronto music scene. …


February 20th, 2018


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Best Interviews of 2017 [Part 2]

January 4th, 2018

Welcome to part two of our special Best of 2017 episode! We have some big names in this edition, such as Jidenna, The Internet, and Majid Jordan. There are many great artists talking about the negatives to signing with …

Best Interviews of 2017 [Part 1]

December 27th, 2017

2017 was a wild year for The Come Up Show. We had so many amazing guests with inspiring stories, great advice, and different perspectives grace our show. From The Internet, Majid Jordan, Jidenna, to inspiring legends …

2nd Son: The REAL secret key to production is sharing a meal

December 13th, 2017

This week’s interview is featuring 2nd Son, a producer, and a multi-instrumentalist. 2nd Son was also profiled on our Soundcloud special as part of …

Birthday Boy: It’s a lifelong battle against myself to get better

December 6th, 2017

My guest today is Birthday Boy who is an artist, DJ, and Producer. He is a key piece of our audio documentary “Northern Stars”. He’s produced for a l l i e, Drew Howard, and so many more dope artists.I enjoyed our …

Extra Gravy Show: Detroit will get you ft. Chedo

November 29th, 2017

This week we’re featuring Chedo’s appearance on The Extra Gravy show Marlon Palmer and Jason Montenegro. There’s a lot of Toronto love and laughs in this interview, and Chedo got real about the ups and downs of …

11:11: I was the jock that sang

November 22nd, 2017

11:11 is going to be headlining at our 10th-anniversary concert on Thursday, Nov. 30th at Adelaide Hall. Check out the playlist we made for you and …

Emanuel: I make music to connect with people

November 15th, 2017

Hailing from London, ON., Emanuel joins us this week on The Come Up Show! For those who don’t know, London is where The Come Up Show started so he and Chedo had a lot to talk about. Emanuel is one of the many …

Bonus Ep: Chedo co-hosts 100% Canadian w/ R.Chung on G98.7fm

November 14th, 2017

Chedo joins R.Chung on 100% Canadian which broadcasts every Monday 9pm on G98.7 FM in Toronto. We talked about The Come Up Show 10th Year Anniversary celebration, world premiered 11:11 new song "Home" and so much …

M.I. Blue: I make visual sounds

November 8th, 2017

M.I. Blue is an artist the encompasses the soul, culture, and sound of Toronto’s growing music scene. Her EP “Black Tea and Mint” has made waves on …

Elaquent: I'm not afraid of the worst-case scenario

November 1st, 2017

Elaquent, has been making his mark on the independent beat scene in a big way over the last few years, with a large discography of well-received instrumental albums. Elaquent has been thriving in the Toronto music …

Locksmith: If you are overthinking you're not moving

October 25th, 2017

West Coast artist/producer Locksmith has been putting in work since 2003 when he made it to MTV’s MC Freestyle Championship. Which brought him out of the underground scene and gave him regional buzz. It wasn’t until …

City Fidelia: Pay attention to the energy you give out so you have enough to produce yourself.

October 18th, 2017

City Fidelia is a socially conscious rapper that’s always speaking on hardships everyone can relate to. He’s shared the stage with artists like …

Clairmont The Second: I'm working on everything myself now. I control where this goes.

October 11th, 2017

Clairmont the Second is a rapper representing the west side of Toronto. He’s a multi-faceted artist, with a sound that can’t be compared to any other …

Majid Jordan: Look for those moments that inspire you differently and open your eyes

October 4th, 2017

Meet Majid Jordan, the magical musical duo straight from OVO Sound. The two Toronto natives, Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman, have made waves with their electronic, R&B music. They met in 2011 when they were …

The Internet: Own your creative journey

September 27th, 2017

We could spend hours and hours just trying to grasp the very essence of The Internet’s style, and we wouldn’t even cover the surface. The Internet is …

Northern Stars: Exploring the alternative to Toronto's sound

September 20th, 2017

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “Toronto sound”? I’m willing to bet Drake or The Weeknd instinctively come to mind. What many don't know is that Toronto's music scene is complex and varies on a …

Jidenna: Toronto is moving humanity

September 13th, 2017

Jidenna is an artist that stands out in almost every way possible. His fashion, music, and all-around persona has made a daring contribution to …

Saudin: What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy

August 30th, 2017

This week we present our interview with Toronto singer Saudin. Saudin is most commonly known for his role in the long-running TV series Degrassi: The …

Raz Fresco Pt.2 : I almost died a week before my birthday

August 23rd, 2017

We present part two of our interview with artist, producer, and entrepreneur Raz Fresco. Part one of our interview we talked to young rapper about what it’s like to perform to overseas, recording in Tory Lanez basement, …

Raz Fresco Pt.1 : Energy is the realest thing

August 16th, 2017

My special guest is Raz Fresco, artist, producer, and entrepreneur. Even though he’s only 22 years young, he’s released 8 projects over several years and he's set to release his next project H.U.S.T.L.E. which is an …

Merna: It’s not about ego anymore….It’s about sharing

August 2nd, 2017

My special guest is Palestinian born and Toronto-based singer/songwriter Merna (formerly known as Ayah). I’ve been a fan of her music for a long time, which is why when she released a new record, Sans, I had to have her …

a l l i e : Music has been one of the most healing aspects of my life

July 26th, 2017

My guest today is singer/songwriter a l l i e, her debut album Nightshade is out right now and it’s fyaah. We talked about what’s it like to work on a project for 2 years and finally release it to the world. a l l i e …

Sean Leon: Your come-up is the most romantic part of your career

July 19th, 2017

This week we have Toronto artist Sean Leon as our guest. Aside from rapping he is also a visual artist, dabbling in the arts of film-making and directing. He started out in 2013 with the release of his first mixtape …

Gabriel Garzon-Montano: I used to wait for the storm to pass, now I'm learning to dance in the rain

July 12th, 2017

This week we have Gabriel Gorzon-Montano as our guest on The Come Up Show Podcast. Gabriel was invited on tour with Lenny Kravitz in 2014 after the release of his EP Bishouné: Alma del Huila. When he was on tour, he got …

Son Little: Music saved me over and over again

July 5th, 2017

Our guest today is Aaron Livingston who goes by Son Little, a Grammy Award-winning producer, singer, and songwriter born from Philadelphia, PA. One of my favourite songs, I’ve had on repeat by Son Little is his song …

Jalen Santoy: I'm so hungry at times, I don't realize the happiness in the moment

June 28th, 2017

This week we present our interview with North Carolina rapper and songwriter Jalen Santoy. Jalen first made waves after the release of his single …

Memphis Bleek: If Jay Z doesn't do something for a radio show, they don't play my record

June 21st, 2017

Every now and then we like to go back through our archives and revisit some of our unreleased interviews. For this interview we go all the way back to the fall of 2009, for JAY Z’s Blue Print 3 tour featuring N.E.R.D., …

Burd and Keyz: Toronto producers are more progressive... We are more likely to push the envelope

June 14th, 2017

Our guest this week is Toronto producer Burd, who is half the duo of Burd and Keyz. Burd has been in the game for a while and he's produced for many big names like A$AP Ferg, Pusha T, French Montana, Wiz Kid, to name a …

Dynesti Williams: We don't take enough time to be truly happy in our lives

June 7th, 2017

This week we have Toronto west end rapper Dynesti Williams as our guest. The fierce entertainer also goes by the name Dyna as she plans to feed her …

McCallaman: Music is sacred because it has the power to control

May 31st, 2017

This week we present our interview with McCallaman, a young Toronto musician on the rise. He’s most known for producing the song “When I Die” for DMV …

Khalil: The music industry is like foster care

May 24th, 2017

Khalil’s story of getting signed to a major label sounds more like a storybook tale. He got discovered after posting covers on Youtube at the age of 13. Not too long after, he was signed to Def Jam and became close …

Adam Bomb: My thing is legacy over currency

May 17th, 2017

Adam Bomb is ⅓ of the Juno award winning group Naturally Born Strangers, and part of the super group The Freedom Writers. He was listed as one of the Top Greatest Canadian Rappers Ever by CBC Music. Adam has been part …

THEY.: It’s not always about being the most talented, it’s about putting in the most work

May 10th, 2017

It’s a Nü Religion, as LA based musical duo THEY. would call it, a movement to embrace your individuality and to stay true to yourself. The duo, …

Mannie Fresh: The EPIC history of Cash Money Records

May 3rd, 2017

This week we present our interview with Mannie Fresh, a DJ, rapper, and producer and one of the original members of Cash Money records. He’s produced award winning tracks like “Back that A** Up” and all of the singles …

Teddy Fantum: I'm on the other side of pure chaos, I've evolved now

April 26th, 2017

After a three year break, Toronto artist Teddy Fantum has made a comeback with his new album “Help Me.” Previously known as TFHOUSE, Teddy has made a huge transition in his artistry by finding new ways to “deliver his …

Saba: You can be peer pressured into not believing in yourself

April 19th, 2017

This week we present our interview with Chicago rapper Saba. He was on the show two years ago when he was still on the come up. Since then he’s …

Sylvan LaCue: Being a rap star is fleeting

April 12th, 2017

Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue is using his authenticity to drive his artistry, and he’s making waves. After the release of his critically acclaimed mixtape “Searching Sylvan” in 2009, he joined Logic’s Visionary Music Group …

Luu Breeze: Don't call me a rapper, I'm an artist

April 5th, 2017

We present our interview with Toronto artist Luu Breeze. After being featured on The Game’s platinum album and co-signed by Boi-1da, Luu is rolling …

Talib Kweli: It's easier to be a drone. It's easier to take instructions.

March 29th, 2017

This week The Come Up Show presents our interview with artist, entrepreneur, and activist Talib Kweli. This is the second time we’ve had Kweli on the show, the first was with him and Hi-Tek as Reflection Eternal in …

Dave B: Know that there's light at the end of the tunnel

March 22nd, 2017

This week we have Seattle rapper Dave B on the show! He’s an amazing artist that’s been working on putting his city on the map. He’s been compared to …

Lais Lavish: Music has always been personal to me

March 15th, 2017

Lais is a Pakistan-born, Brampton and Virginia-raised artist in our interview we talked about his music blowing up on Reddit, how it felt to have his music played by Drake on OVO Sound Radio. The new music he’s got …

Clifton Reddick: The city didn't feel comfortable in its own skin

March 8th, 2017

This week, we interviewed Clifton Reddick, founder of Battle of the Beat Makers, to talk about his new book Toronto Sound Vol. 1. Clifton used his …

Khalid: A lot of relationships we surround ourselves with are temporary

March 1st, 2017

We’re excited to introduce our very special guest Khalid, a Texas rising R&B singer. You may have heard of his hit song “Location” which has reached almost 50 million listens on Spotify. His rise to fame started …

Greg Phillinganes: You'll never be more of a musician than you are as a human being

February 22nd, 2017

This week our special guest is a renowned keyboardist, singer, songwriter, musical director, and a prolific session musician: Greg Phillinganes. He …

Wyclef Jean: Your pulse has to always think like a child

February 15th, 2017

Welcome to Season 3 of The Come Up Show Podcast! We’re starting off the season with our very special guest Wyclef Jean. He just released his brand new EP J’ouvert which is his first commercial project in 7 years, and …

The Come Up Show (Re) Presents - D-Sisive

February 8th, 2017

Welcome to our last interview before Season 3 of The Come Up Show podcast launches next Wednesday, February 15th. You won’t believe the amazing guests we have lined up for you all, so make sure you tune in next week …

The Come Up Show (Re)Presents - Sean Price

February 1st, 2017

We’re proud to announce that Season 3 of The Come Up Show podcast is launching Wednesday February 15th! We've got a lot of amazing guests lined up, so make sure you tune in.Back to our classic interviews, this week we …

The Come Up Show (Re)Presents - K-OS

January 25th, 2017

Keeping it going on our classic interviews, this week we have K-OS as our guest. In this interview we talked about the influence Q-Tip had on him, the imbalance in music, the sacrifice to remain pure, and of course we …

The Come Up Show (Re)Presents - Ab-Soul

January 18th, 2017

You might have noticed there was no new episode last week. We’re launching Season 3 of The Come Up Show podcast with brand new episodes, guests, and making a few tweaks to make the podcast even better. But in the …

The Best Interviews of 2016 Pt.2

January 4th, 2017

Welcome to part 2 of our Best of 2016 segment! For this episode we’ve compiled more of our most of inspiring interviews from 2016. In this episode we feature guests like August Rigo, Boi-1da and Dam Funk.We start the …

The Best Interviews of 2016 Pt.1

December 29th, 2016

For our new year special, we decided to dedicate the next two podcasts to our “Best of 2016” segment for our podcast show. We compiled the most inspiring, motivating stories our guests have shared on our show, many of …

DillanPonders: I want to get over the stigma of what a rapper looks like

December 22nd, 2016

Michael, the host of TCUS Radio, caught up with DillanPonders on the show to talk about his highly anticipated forthcoming album ACID REIGN which is slated to release on December 28th. The album features 12 new records, …

Lizzo: Prince’s death made me dedicate myself to positive music

December 14th, 2016

For this week’s podcast, we got the special opportunity to interview singer-rapper Lizzo. The Houston native lives in Minneapolis and had the chance …

Rob $tone: The only person that’s going to stop me is me

December 7th, 2016

Our special guest this week was Rob Stone from San Diego, California. You might know him from his smash hit Chill Bill which has gained over 150 million listens alone. The track helped put Rob $tone on the map and got …

Kavale: Don't chase hits and don't lose faith

November 30th, 2016

This week we had up-and-coming Toronto rapper Kavale join us on the show. His EP release last year, Genius, saw much success on the charts. His most recent EP Carpe Diem, released earlier this month, has been the talk …

Rochester aka Juice: Traveling is a knowledge that people need

November 23rd, 2016

For this week’s interview, we have Toronto-based rapper Rochester aka Juice as our guest. Rochester has appeared on tour with A-list artists such as Kanye West, Chris Brown, and Snoop Dogg.His debut street single …

Chris Martin of Post Office Sound: Invest in the Community around you

November 16th, 2016

My guest today is Chris Martin, the founder of Post Office which is a music and creative audio production house and recording facility, located in Liberty Village, Toronto. They specialize in post audio recording, …

Harrison: Take Care of Your Mental Health

November 9th, 2016

My guest today is Harrison. 21-year-old Electronic Producer from Toronto. He recently released a new album titled Checkpoint Titanium featuring …

Flex The Antihero: Depressing music makes me happy...does that sound weird?

November 2nd, 2016

My guest today is Flex The Antihero, after a lengthy hiatus he’s back with his long awaited sophomore album “Born Rebels”. He’s been through a lot since losing a close friend and struggling with his own inner demons. He …

Murda Beatz: When I started making beats no one believed in me

October 26th, 2016

Our special guest today is Murda Beatz who was raised in Fort Erie, Ontario. At only 22 years old, he's been responsible for hits like “Pipe it Up” …

Boi-1da: I like to make music based on feeling

October 19th, 2016

Our special guest this week is none other than Boi-1da. He is one of the most successful producers, grammy award winner, producer for Kendrick Lamar, …

Tona Tencreddi Pt.2: After this, I’m not going to be part of a group no more

October 12th, 2016

This is part two of Tona Tencreddi’s interview.On this episode, he talks about his 3rd solo album that was just released: “Ivy League”. He shares …

Tona Tencreddi Pt.1: Don't hesitate to leave the city & let people know your talent

October 5th, 2016

Today's episode is unlike any other podcast episodes that we recorded so we had to split it into two parts. Tona Tencreddi, is one third of Naturally Born Strangers and in my opinion, one of the premiere artists our …

Mackenta: I'm more scared of living a life that I'm not proud of

September 28th, 2016

Talented artist and writer, Mackenta (formerly known as Mack Davis) is our special guest this week. She is best known for the song "Issues" and has been featured by The and many more. We also had her perform …

The Search: At the end of the day we are all just figuring out the right path for us

September 21st, 2016

I am very proud to present The Search which consists of Kayo Guevarra and Quake Matthews. I have known them for years. In 2010, they had their first project together released. But, they felt like they owed to their fans …

Dwayne Holness: If you can lie to yourself, then what good is your word?

September 14th, 2016

My special guest today is Dwayne Holness a.k.a. Dukey Dukez who is a video director, editor, mentor, and founder of Corex Creative. I remember Dwayne …

August Rigo: I could fail breaking bricks or I could fail making hits

September 7th, 2016

It’s already September but we can’t get enough of August. Get it? You’ll get it when you hear the name of our special guest. But, this interview is one of my favorites. I am honored to present our guest, August Rigo. He …

Stogie T: I don't need to be validated... I'm a Rapper

August 31st, 2016

My guest today is all the way from South Africa. Stogie T, formerly known as Tumi, was in Toronto and was battling at King of the Dot. He produced songs such as “Visa”, “The Journey”, and so much more. His recent works …

Devontée: No point of stressing life. Fulfill your Purpose. Follow your Heart.

August 24th, 2016

My guest this week goes by the name of Devontée. I remember meeting him three years ago at the Canadian Music Week and told me to check his music. He …

Tanisha: Ignore the Doubts and Force your Confidence to catch up

August 17th, 2016

This week's special guest is Tanisha. She is an R&B / Alternative artist from Toronto. At the age of 14, she started singing in Toronto Children's Concert Choir. After touring to the Bahamas at the age of 18 with …

Bryan Espiritu: Know your worth as a Human Being

August 10th, 2016

A father, an artist, and a designer Bryan Espiritu is our guest this week. In 2007, Bryan created Legends League which is a streetwear clothing brand established in Toronto. On this episode, we talked about Legends …

Dam-Funk: Everybody is in a hustle mode, where they are afraid to stand for something

August 3rd, 2016

The face of modern funk, Dam-Funk, is our guest this week. Honing his craft for over 30 years, he is known for songs such as "Hood Pass Intact", …

Duckwrth: The best thing you can do for yourself is to love and accept yourself

July 27th, 2016

Poised to become the new face of alternative hip hop, Duckwrth is a creative visionary. He is currently touring with Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals on their summer tour, Malibu.On this episode, Duckwrth answered …

OSIYM: Making the music is half the battle. You have to figure out a whole sh*t around that.

July 20th, 2016

OSIYM stands for Out Of Sight, In Your Mind. This duo consists of rappers Charlie Black and Nova.On this episode, Charlie and Nova talked about the …

Pluto: Strategic planning will get you further than your talent will ever get you

July 12th, 2016

From the east side of the city, my guest today is Pluto The 9th Wonder. He is known for songs such as "Jessica", "Breathe", and "Crazy In Love". …

Ron Gilmore: There is no excuse why you can't make your dreams happen. F*CK IT. JUST DO IT.

July 6th, 2016

Welcome to The Come Up Show Podcast. Today, we have Ron Gilmore Jr. who is a keyboardist, a producer, and an inspirational person. He plays in J. …

Adria Kain: I'm tired of living broke trying to chase this dream... But I love this sh*t

June 29th, 2016

I'm proud to present Adria Kain on this week's episode of The Come Up Show Podcast. Adria created "Kainsoul" as her own genre of music, and produced …

Marlon Palmer: There's always a way to make money doing what you love

June 22nd, 2016

This week on The Come Up Show Podcast we have Marlon Palmer aka ThatdudeMCFLY. He enjoys making people laugh with his skits and song parodies on YouTube. Growing up watching Jerry Seinfeld and Will Smith on film and …

Shad : Maybe I'm still sane because I don't blog or twitter

June 19th, 2016

A special episode of TCUS Podcast. Shad K called into our weekly radio show in London, On this past Saturday and spoke to our host Michael Kiv about his upcoming shows in London and Toronto. Shad tells us why he picked …

Jayd Ink: Don't let your mood get in the way of your goals

June 15th, 2016

Our guest this week is Jayd Ink. Born in Kingston Jamaica, she first came into prominence in late 2013 and hasn’t looked back. Her work has garnered acclaim from industry heavy hitters like Mannie Fresh along with …

YogiDaProducer: Timing is Everything

June 8th, 2016

Our guest this week is Yogi Da Producer. I know of him because of an artist that he works with very closely with the name of Kayo. From a choir member in Saint Lucia to a music producer in Toronto, Yogi Da Producer has …

Martin Bauman talks mental health, hip-hop, and biking 7000 kms across Canada

June 1st, 2016

Our guest this week is Martin Bauman. If you have been a longtime listener of this podcast, you probably recognize his name. He had been a great contributor for this podcast for over four years! He interviewed hip-hop …

Royce da 5’9”: Everything boils down to consistency

May 25th, 2016

Our special guest for The Come Up Show podcast this week is Royce da 5’9" aka NICKEL! I caught up with him in Toronto on his Canadian tour promoting the latest album Layers. We talked about his creative process, the …

Combat Jack: Toronto has a level of innocence and naiveté that I appreciate

May 18th, 2016

Our guest this week is Reggie Ossé aka Combat Jack of the Combat Jack Show. There’s a good chance you already know the name because you’re listening to a Hip Hop Podcast (duh!) but for those who don’t let me introduce …

Skepta: A murderer in jail right now was one phone call away from a good friend

May 11th, 2016

Skepta was in Toronto last week for CMW, he performed at the sold out Danforth Music Hall on the day of his album release Konnichiwa. I submitted a …

Blake Carrington: I went through all this f**king pain you think I’m going to give up right now?

May 4th, 2016

Blake Carrington is an artist, father, and an inspiration. He is a man that has been through ups and the downs, he is pursuing his dream and there is no quitting. His album FAILURE is out now and it stands for Finding …

Derin Falana: Your path will not be the same as everybody else's

April 27th, 2016

Our latest guest is Derin Falana from Brampton, he recently released Live from Rocky Mountain, which was inspired by the book “Where The Wild Things Are”. We talked about his latest project, why he changed his name, and …

How To Get Your Music Featured On Blogs

April 20th, 2016

This is a special edition of The Come Up Show Podcast.I was invited to Sydney, Nova Scotia from April 14-16 for the East Coast Music Association. Hip Hop was a big focus for the conference and I spoke on a panel that …

Kaydee: You write the greatest music when you’re going through something

April 13th, 2016

Kaydee is our latest guest on The Come Up Show podcast, the Mississauga talks to us about his latest project in two years, Prelude. We started from …

Clairmont The Second : I had to get off the internet to stay sane

April 6th, 2016

My guest today from the west Side of Toronto who goes by the name of Clairmont The Second. He’s only 18 years old but he’s been rapping since he was …

Kavale: If you have a plan B you already failed

March 30th, 2016

This week’s guest goes by the name of Kavale from Toronto. Only being 24 years young, he talked rappers that inspired him when he was 8 years old …

Shaqisdope: You really have to love music to keep creating

March 23rd, 2016

My guest this week is ShaqIsDope hailing from St. James Town Community located in downtown Toronto. We talked about his significance of growing up in St. James Town neighbourhood, why it was important for him to study …

Rel McCoy: Hip Hop is the only culture that involves its fans

March 16th, 2016

Today’s guest is a multi-talented artist, he’s an emcee, producer, engineer and singer who goes by Relic aka Rel McCoy. I actually had to look up …

Michael Christmas: My mom told me 3 things when I decided to become a rapper

March 9th, 2016

This week's guest on The Come Up Show Podcast is Michael Christmas! He shares with us 3 things his mom told him when he decided to be a rapper, why …

Cousin Stizz: Canada got one with Poutine

March 2nd, 2016

Cousin Stizz is your favourite cousin from Suffolk County located in Boston, Massachusetts. We caught up with him on his first tour in Canada with …

Little Simz: Do What You Love & Love What You Do

February 24th, 2016

We caught up with Little Simz to talk about her first time trying poutine and her memorable moments in Canada. She told us about her conversation …

Classified: 'Greatful' is my last solo album for a while

February 17th, 2016

We caught up with Classified to talk about his 15th album 'Greatful'. He also told us about the smoke session with Snoop Dogg and why this album will …

Kayo: We're Trapped In The Era Of The Turn Up

February 10th, 2016

Kayo tells us how he challenges himself to balance substance vs style. What his strengths and weakness is as an artist and how we're trapped in the era of the TURN UP!Subscribe on iTunes:

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Dela talks production and falling in love with Paris again

February 3rd, 2016

What happens when you introduce a musically-inclined kid from France to Wu-Tang Clan and A Tribe Called Quest? In short, you get Dela, one of the most compelling producers from overseas. In truth, it’s hard to describe …

Ed Piskor talks all things Hip Hop Family Tree

January 25th, 2016

Hip Hop Family Tree creator Ed Piskor joins The Come Up Show to talk about his New York Times best-selling comic series, Hip Hop Family Tree, and all things hip-hop.Subscribe to The Come Up Show Podcast on iTunes:

Kardinal Offishall talks pursuing dreams, avoiding naysayers, and finding true happiness

November 11th, 2015

Canadian hip-hop icon Kardinal Offishall joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about surrounding oneself with the right people, the difference between a dream and a mission, finding true happiness, and much …

John River on why this is his moment of truth and how not taking risks is the greatest risk of all

September 23rd, 2015

Mississauga's John River joins The Come Up Show to talk about why this is his moment of truth, dropping out of high school, people's fear of their …

Apollo Brown talks the importance of listening, not being put in others' boxes, and motivation

September 9th, 2015

Detroit-based producer and Mello Music Group member Apollo Brown joins The Come Up Show to talk about the importance of listening, not being put in …

Locksmith talks overcoming self-doubt, race in America, and putting love first

August 12th, 2015

Richmond, California rapper Locksmith joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about overcoming self-doubt, letting go of pride, race in America, putting love first, and much more.Read more:

Kehlani explains why she deleted her twitter and how yes men can be your downfall

July 15th, 2015

We got a chance to sit down with Kehlani and she tells us why she deleted her twitter, how yes men can be your downfall and why change is guaranteed and much more. Read the interview:

D.O. Gibson talks motivation, the music business, and the meaning of life

July 9th, 2015

Rapper D.O. Gibson joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about what motivates him, navigating the ups and downs of the music business, the meaning of life, and much more.Subscribe on iTunes:

TiRon & Ayomari talk self-love, getting out of their comfort zone, and why they make music

June 24th, 2015

Los Angeles-based duo TiRon & Ayomari join The Come Up Show Podcast to talk self-love, getting out of their comfort zone, why they make music, and much more.Read the interview:

Big Sean talks OVO Fest and overcoming Fear

April 23rd, 2015

Big Sean speaks on the times he was full of fear and impatience coming up as an artist and why he feels the journey is just as important as the …

The Juno Awards 2015 w/ NBS, SonReal, Tre Mission, & more

March 25th, 2015

The Come Up Show at The Junos! Special guests SonReal, Muneshine, Adam Bomb, Tona, Tre Mission, JRDN, T.Y.We want to serve you better. Fill out our brief survey. It takes less than 5 minutes and you'll be entered to win …

A-Game: This Canadian industry will have you second guessing yourself

March 10th, 2015

We caught up with A-Game and talked their beginnings producing, getting recognition south of the border & their next project, D.O.N.We want to serve you better. Fill out our brief survey. It takes less than 5 …

No Malice of The Clipse: I don’t think it’s the listeners' duty to separate the real from the fake

March 4th, 2015

No Malice of The Clipse shares how to separate the real from the fake, how he was a part of the ignorance and foolishness of Hip-Hop and why he feels …

Saba shares on what is unifying Chicago artists and why high school was weird

February 18th, 2015

Listen to the brand NEW Saba Interview PT.2 caught up with Saba in the middle of him cooking chicken tenders. He tells me the one song he heard by Bone Thugs that …

Quake talks new album Rap Music, getting shouted out by Drake, and things happening for a reason

February 16th, 2015

Quake Matthews joins us to talk about his 4th studio album Rap Music, why it’s important to get people to know you before they listen to your music, and the Drake shoutout at KOTD.Help us rank on iTunes and please leave …

DeJ Loaf shares what she learned from the success of “Try Me” and why you should quit your day job

January 27th, 2015

We caught up with DeJ Loaf to talk about what kept her going when she was struggling, what she learned from her hit single “Try Me”, why you should …

TassNata talks working with Danny Brown, stealing first Rap tape and musical influence by his father

January 13th, 2015

TassNata talks to us how he connected with Danny Brown, what the significance of his EP title “Before Mourning” means and his first introduction to Hip-Hop.Please Rate, Review our podcast on iTunes: …

John River talks believing in a greater purpose, #BlackLivesMatter, and the fear of failure

December 18th, 2014

Mississauga's John River joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about believing in a greater purpose, the #BlackLivesMatter movement, fear of failure, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Junia-T talks travels to U.K., things happening on divine time, and being rich in love

December 10th, 2014

Mississauga's Junia-T joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his travels to the U.K., things happening on divine time, being rich in love, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

DJ T.Lo talks new EP with Shad, memories of their smallest shows, and digging for records

November 26th, 2014

Toronto-based deejay/producer T.Lo joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his new EP with Shad, memories of their smallest shows, digging for records, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

P.R talks Nujabes' influence, hip-hop in Australia, and where Iggy Azalea fits in

November 12th, 2014

Sydney producer P.R joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about Nujabes' influence, hip-hop in Australia, where Iggy Azalea fits in, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: sure to …

Rapsody talks meeting Jay Z, self-belief, and choosing to "give a damn"

October 29th, 2014

Jamla's Rapsody joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about meeting Jay Z for the first time, where her confidence comes from, carrying the torch from the likes of Ruby Dee and Maya Angelou, and much more.Subscribe to …

Classified and Shad talk each other's music and their most embarrassing moments onstage

October 15th, 2014

Canadian hip-hop heavyweights Classified and Shad join The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about discovering each other's music, their most embarrassing moments onstage, the best year in hip-hop history, and much …

Evidence talks avoiding fame's pitfalls, being raised by N.W.A, and how the world could be better

October 1st, 2014

West Coast underground legend Evidence joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about avoiding the pitfalls of fame, being raised by N.W.A, why he …

S.T.S. (Sugar Tongue Slim) - #ThrowBackThursday

September 25th, 2014

Rapper S.T.S. (Sugar Tongue Slim) joins The Come Up Show Podcast on this week's #ThrowBackThursday episode.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Saukrates talks Amani EP, overcoming obstacles, and the 20th anniversary of Still Caught Up

September 17th, 2014

Canadian hip-hop trailblazer Saukrates joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his Amani EP, overcoming obstacles, the 20th anniversary of "Still Caught Up," and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Ghostface Killah - #ThrowBackThursday

September 11th, 2014

Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah joins The Come Up Show Podcast on this week's #ThrowBackThursday episode.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Freddie Joachim talks digging for records, keys to happiness, and advice for new artists

September 3rd, 2014

Mellow Orange producer/deejay Freddie Joachim joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about digging for records, keys to happiness, advice for new artists, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Sean Price - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

August 21st, 2014

Duck Down's Sean Price joins The Come Up Show Podcast on this week's #ThrowBackThursday episode.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Eternia talks gratitude, being present in the moment, and life after hip-hop

July 30th, 2014

Ottawa emcee Eternia joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about the importance of gratitude, being present in the moment, life after hip-hop, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Big Sean - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

July 24th, 2014

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean joins The Come Up Show Podcast on this week's #ThrowBackThursday episode.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Oddisee talks lessons learned in Khartoum, early influences, and defining success

July 16th, 2014

Upper Marlboro, Maryland emcee/producer Oddisee joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about lessons he learned spending summers in Khartoum growing up, early musical influences, defining success, and much …

Blacastan talks "Watson & Holmes"

July 11th, 2014

Army of the Pharaohs emcee Blacastan joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his new album "Watson & Holmes" and much more. Guest hosted by …

Muneshine talks "In Transit," life lessons, and not being afraid to be different

July 2nd, 2014

Saskatoon artist Muneshine joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his new album "In Transit," life lessons, not being afraid to be different, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Ab-Soul - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

June 26th, 2014

Top Dawg Entertainment's Ab-Soul joins The Come Up Show Podcast on this week's #ThrowBackThursday episode.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Promise talks upcoming album, pursuing goals, and coming up alongside Drake

June 17th, 2014

Toronto artist Promise joins The Come Up Show to talk about his upcoming album, pursuing goals, coming up alongside Drake, and much more.Subscribe to …

Styles P - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

June 12th, 2014

In the latest edition of #ThrowBackThursdays on The Come Up Show Podcast, Chedo interviews the Ghost himself, Styles P.Subscribe to the podcast on …

Naturally Born Strangers talk forming a group, their love of Jameson, and what's coming up next

June 4th, 2014

Naturally Born Strangers (Rich Kidd, Adam Bomb, and Tona) join The Come Up Show to talk about working together as a group, drinking Jameson, what's next for each of them, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on …

Yelawolf - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

May 29th, 2014

In the latest edition of #ThrowBackThursdays on The Come Up Show Podcast, Chedo interviews Yelawolf.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Jimmy B talks L.O.R.D.S., the SmashMouth team, and seizing opportunity

May 24th, 2014

As a bonus episode in our Canadian Music Week series, Jimmy B joins The Come Up Show Podcast to talk about his L.O.R.D.S. mixtape, what he's learned from the SmashMouth team, seizing opportunity, and much more.Subscribe …

Teedra Moses talks her mother's influence, overcoming obstacles, and what music means to her

May 23rd, 2014

As part of our celebration of Canadian Music Week, Teedra Moses joins The Come Up Show to talk about her mother's influence on her, overcoming obstacles, what music means to her, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast …

Tre Mission talks his mission as an artist, keys to success, and manifesting thoughts into reality

May 22nd, 2014

As part of our celebration of Canadian Music Week, Tre Mission joins The Come Up Show to talk about his mission as an artist, keys to success, manifesting thought into reality, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on …

Mike Boyd talks Note The Sarcasm, sense of humour, and fatherhood

May 21st, 2014

As part of our celebration of Canadian Music Week, Mike Boyd joins The Come Up Show to talk about his new album Note The Sarcasm, having a sense of humour in his music, how fatherhood has changed him, and much …

Airplane Boys talk growing up in Scarborough, Egos & Expectations, and knowing your self-worth

May 20th, 2014

As part of our celebration of Canadian Music Week, the Airplane Boys join The Come Up Show to talk about growing up in Scarborough, their new project Egos & Expectations, the importance of knowing your self-worth, …

King Reign talks early influences, Toronto's music scene, and his upcoming album, Sincere

May 19th, 2014

As part of our celebration of Canadian Music Week, King Reign joins The Come Up Show to talk about early influences, Toronto's music scene, his upcoming album, Sincere, and much more.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Vic Mensa talks Common’s influence, his friendly rivalry with Chance The Rapper, and much more

May 14th, 2014

Vic Mensa joins The Come Up Show to talk about Common's influence on him, his friendly rivalry with Chance The Rapper, whether fate has kept him alive, and much more.Read the interview here: …

Young Guru - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

May 8th, 2014

In the latest edition of #ThrowBackThursdays on The Come Up Show Podcast, Chedo interviews legendary engineer/producer/deejay Young Guru.Subscribe to …

Jorun Bombay talks Halifax hip-hop history, helping other artists, and getting love from Questlove

April 29th, 2014

Jorun Bombay joins The Come Up Show to talk about Halifax hip-hop history, helping other artists, getting love from Questlove, and much more.Read the feature here: to the podcast on iTunes: …

Phife Dawg - #ThrowBackThursday Interview

April 23rd, 2014

In the second edition of #ThrowBackThursdays on The Come Up Show Podcast, Chedo interviews hip-hop legend Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called …

G-Eazy talks early influences, meeting Kobe Bryant, and never getting comfortable

April 16th, 2014

G-Eazy joins The Come Up Show to talk about his early influences, meeting Kobe Bryant, never getting comfortable, and much more.Read the interview here: to the podcast on iTunes: …

Shad Interviews the Halflife Crew - #ThrowBackThursday Podcast

April 10th, 2014

In the first edition of #ThrowBackThursdays on The Come Up Show Podcast, Shad interviews Classified and the Halflife crew: Mic Boyd, J-Bru, DJ IV, and Chad Hatcher.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: …

Classified talks self-titled album, making sacrifices to succeed, and lessons learned in his career

April 2nd, 2014

Classified joins The Come Up Show to talk about his self-titled album, making sacrifices to succeed, lessons learned in the music industry, and much more.Read the interview here: to the …

Talib Kweli talks Rakim's influence, creating art from struggle, and records that needed to be made

March 19th, 2014

Talib Kweli joins The Come Up Show to talk about Rakim's influence, creating art from struggle, making records that need to be made, and much more.Read the interview here: to the podcast on …

Kardinal Offishall talks early career beginnings, staying humble, and building upon Toronto's legacy

March 5th, 2014

Kardinal Offishall joins The Come Up Show to talk about early career beginnings, staying humble, building upon Toronto's legacy, and much more.Read the interview here: to the podcast on …

Rich Kidd talks growing up on Wu-Tang, earning respect in Canada, and learning from Young Guru

February 7th, 2014

Rich Kidd joins The Come Up Show to talk about growing up on Wu-Tang Clan, earning respect in Canada, learning from Young Guru, and much more.Read the interview here: to the podcast on …

Mac Miller talks friendship w/ Earl Sweatshirt, the meaning of life, and his quest to become iconic

February 5th, 2014

Mac Miller joins The Come Up Show to talk about his latest album Watching Movies With The Sound Off, his friendship with Earl Sweatshirt, the meaning of life, his quest to become iconic, and much more.Read the interview …

Shad talks high school memories, success and failure, and believing in oneself

January 7th, 2014

Shad joins The Come Up Show to talk about his new album Flying Colours, fighting fear and pride, why it’s important to remember to remember, and much …
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