Another One: My Recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017!

We did it again! I was so fortunate to attend HOT 97 Summer Jam for the second year in a row! With that, of course, came four sleepness fabulous nights in New York. This was my third trip to NYC and I swear I fall in love more and more […]

Swizz Beatz vs. Just Blaze Beat Battle: Another Moment in Hip-Hop History!

On Friday night (February 24), superstar producers Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze put on the MOST EPIC beat battle LIVE ON INSTAGRAM. No corporate sponsors, no streaming service to subscribe to – just over two straight hours (beat for beat), strictly for the people. I didn’t catch wind of the […]

So this happened…

One month in and 2017 has already been made. #BrickCity A photo posted by Rosa J. (@missjason) on Jan 28, 2017 at 3:05am PST #Shaolin A photo posted by Rosa J. (@missjason) on Jan 28, 2017 at 3:17am PST

Happy New Year!

I was so caught up with the holidays, that I completely forgot my new year message! 2016 was a trying time for the world, for so many different reasons. It’s hard to think of this next year ahead without uncertainty, but that won’t stop me from doing the work towards […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]