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The dust has settled after the Squamish Valley Music Festival
The dust has settled once again on the Squamish Valley which played host to the 2015 Squamish Valley Music Festival. It's been about 72 hours since the valley was home to more than125,000 festival...
Aug 11th, 2015
Step aside, iTunes: Google Music challenges Apple with digital music store
Google has shown they're willing to compete with Apple in every field, and is planning to challenge iTunes for the digital music market. Here's more from The Canadian Press: Google is unveiling...
Nov 16th, 2011
What jobs did Drake have before becoming a rapper?
Some say that he was an eyebrow model, cheerleader and Benjamin Button. But for realsies, what jobs did Drake have before becoming a rapper? The 24-year-old Toronto-born recording artist/actor is...
Aug 15th, 2011
Justin Bieber flaunts his Canadian roots at MuchMusic Video Awards
After the show, Bieber capped off the night with these words of wisdom: "Dont forget where you come from...and always show love to home. I LOVE CANADA!!! THANK YOU. GREAT NIGHT."
Jun 20th, 2011
Nicki Minaj: superhero vs sidekick
ZAP!! CRASH! BOOM!! Nicki Minaj wants to be a superhero. And being someone's sidekick will just not do.The 26-year-old hip hop and r&b princess is featured in Elle Magazine's April issue with its...
Apr 8th, 2011
Drake hosts the 2011 JUNOS with nominees Bieber, Arcade Fire and Broken Social Scene
Mar 21st, 2011
Francis and the Lights set to illuminate Vancouver
Left field funk pop act Francis & the Lights is hoping to win over skeptics when it supports national hero Drake at The Centre For Performing Arts on Tuesday.
Jul 27th, 2010
Drake's vulnerability keeps him grounded
Juno winner Drake, one of hip-hop's biggest stars, talks to the Vancouver Observer about vulnerability in the music industry, his admiration for K'naan and what his back-up plan is.
Apr 19th, 2010
Drake, K'naan and Michael Bublé big winners at the Junos
Images from the 2010 Junos of the big winners. K'naan tells crowd that "Canada has its heart in the right place" while Emily Haines advised young artists to "set your own course." Michael Bublé leaves
Apr 18th, 2010
Juno weekend: Drake keeps it Heavy on the Right Coast
Drake hosted the very successful Heavy on the Right Coast party, sponsored by Red Bull. The Vancouver Observer was on the red carpet and caught a glimpse of Canada's best and brightest.
Apr 18th, 2010