A Message From My Dad…

I’m still trying to grip my head around the results of the presidential election this week, and I can’t lie, it’s been hard. Extremely hard. While I can’t say I’m surprised considering the system that America has been built on, it’s still disheartening to see this happen. Americans aren’t the […]


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Yeezy Taught Me

Last weekend I attended Kanye West‘s Saint Pablo Tour at Rogers Place. All I can say is that I’m satisfied with the way my review turned out, however it can never give Kanye’s live show justice. This tour is UNREAL! It felt impossible for me to put it into words, […]


Drake & Future Wrap Up Edmonton’s ‘Summer Sixteen’

Last week, I attended Drake and Future’s stop in Edmonton for the Summer Sixteen Tour. Yes, that’s right, I went again! What can I say, I’m a huge fan. The duo performed two nights on September 20 and 21 at Rogers Place, which officially opened for business the same week. […]

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The Beauty Behind K-Riz & ‘Fresh Air’

My friend Jerome aka ‘K-Riz’ recently released his LP Fresh Air this summer. I had the pleasure of following the process of his hard work over the last year, attending recording sessions and rehearsals. It was such special moment to see and hear the final result. Below is a piece […]


Summer Sixteen / OVO Fest 2016

I took a much needed vacation to my favourite city, Toronto, for Caribana and Drake‘s seventh annual OVO Fest (July 31 & August 1). It was a jam-packed weekend of fabulous weather, food, drinks, music, and a few celebrity sightings along the way. Although this was my third time visiting […]

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My Recap of Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016!

I decided to kick-off my #SummerSixteen with a quick trip to New York and New Jersey for Hot 97 Summer Jam, the largest running hip-hop festival in the world! While it was short (too short), it was most definitely sweet. Below is my review on behalf of HipHopCanada. Enjoy! -Rosa […]


Beyonce Shuts Down Commonwealth Stadium on the Formation World Tour

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a HUGE Beyonce fan. It’s more of an obsession to be honest, but I’m unapologetic about it. It’s Beyonce. Needless to say, I was ecstatic when I found out she was going to stop in Edmonton on her Formation World Tour. By […]

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Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Calgary, AB – In part one of our behind-the-scenes coverage at the JUNO Awards, we gave you a sneak peak of all the action on the red carpet and inside the media centre. The beauty of having that exclusive access is the face time we get with the nominees, winners […]


A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah Jay and I were fortunate to be on the scene on behalf of HipHopCanada, which included the untelevised awards ceremony at the TELUS Convention Centre on April 2. […]

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2016 in Instagram

With only 4 months in, 2016 is looking a-okay! I decided to have a little fun and highlight a few favourites from my Instagram account. I’ll be sharing more of my coverage from the JUNO Awards via HipHopCanada soon, stay tuned! Enjoy! – Rosa 45th Annual JUNO Awards Calgary – […]