Borough Sound Esplicito

di George Azar

Borough Sound is a Toronto-based talk-show hosted by George Azar, also known as DJ Zar. No topic is off limits, as Zar interviews guests from various different & creatives walks of life to discuss, debate, and laugh about that which makes us human - whether it be music, love, pop culture, or sports.

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 6

  • DJ NATURAL WAV Exposes Toronto Dancehall Scene, Talks Beef with "King Turbo Sound" & Much More!

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    DJ NATURAL WAV Exposes Toronto Dancehall Scene, Talks Beef with "King Turbo Sound" & Much More!

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    On this episode of Borough Sound, we brought back one of the biggest DJ's in Toronto, DJ NATURAL WAV  @djnaturalwav  . Having amassed hundreds of thousands of followers on TikTok with millions of views from his content, DJ Natural holds nothing back as he exposes the Toronto Dancehall Scene, King Turbo Sound, educates us about Sound Clashes and gives us plenty of gems! Filmed at 25th Hour Studios, check us out here: www.25thhourstudios.ca Check out DJ Natural Wav here: https://www.tiktok.com/@djnatural.wav?_t=8kD7bJQGK97&_r=1

  • Stagione 5

  • FRIDAY RICKY DRED on Toronto Hip Hop, Drake's Come Up, We Love Hip Hop Canada, Female MC's & Much More!

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    FRIDAY RICKY DRED on Toronto Hip Hop, Drake's Come Up, We Love Hip Hop Canada, Female MC's & Much More!

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    This week, we had WeLoveHipHop's very own Friday Ricky Dred on the show to talk about a wide range of topics, including: Toronto Hip Hop, Drake's early come up, alcohol vs. weed addiction, LADYSB & much more!! 🕰️ TIMESTAMPS 🕰️ 0:00 - 0:23 Trailer for Friday Episode 0:24 - 1:23 Introducing our guest, Friday Ricky Dred! 1:24 - 2:15 Differences Between East End vs. Downtown… RABBA 2:16 - 3:28 History of Friday & The Podcast 3:29 - 4:50 Embracing “Nerd-dom” 4:51 - 6:59 Will Conscious Rap ever be bigger than Gangsta Rap? 7:00 - 9:55 Is Hip Hop Dying? Is It Just Oversaturated? 9:56 - 12:02 When did Hip Hop become “Mainstream cool?” 12:03 - 13:53 What is the “Toronto” Sound? 13:54 - 17:22 How did the Toronto Sound change Post-Drake? 17:33 - 20:53 Working with 40 and Empire, Witnessing Drake’s Come Up 20:54 - 24:19 How was Drake received in Toronto? 24:20 - 25:21 Tory Lanez’ come up 25:22 - 25:56Brief Sean Kingston convo 25:57 - 28:50 Alcohol v. Weed Addiction 28:51 - 31:40 Would Friday manage artists again? 31:41 - 33:51 Independent Music Grind Before & After Streaming 33:52 - 35:53 When your Likeness is Bigger than your Music 35:54 - 38:51 Can a female artist having only fans negatively effect their credibility? 38:52 - 40:28 Female Rappers getting support from female listeners 40:29 - 45:38 Female MC’s that men listen to 45:39 - 52:03 Rapid Fire Questions w/ Friday 52:04 - 54:54 Friday on PK Hercs leaving the pod & social responsibility 54:55 - 58:55 Do Blogs Have a Responsibility? Who are the tastemakers, the audience or the blogs? 58:56 - 1:01:37 LADYSB 1:01:38 - 1:12:53 Plushh, the Toronto Accent & Slang 1:12:54 - 1:14:43 Friday on his Ghanaian heritage 1:14:44 - 1:16:05 Can Toronto be a hub for Afrobeats? 1:16:06 - 1:21:43 Toronto Rap x House?! 1:21:44 - 1:24:33 The Age you gotta STOP TRYING TO RAP 1:24:34 - 1:28:53 “You Don’t Have to Be Jay Z To Have A Successful Life” 1:28:54 - 1:30:43 Fan Interactions with Friday 1:30:44 Advice for Borough Sound / Closing Remarks

  • DIRECTOR HUSS on Magic Honey Packs, Brodie League, The Decline of Toronto Hip Hop & Much More!

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    DIRECTOR HUSS on Magic Honey Packs, Brodie League, The Decline of Toronto Hip Hop & Much More!

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    This week, the legendary Director Huss ( @DirectorHuss ) came by the show to talk about a wide range of topics, including: the benefits of his honey packs, Brodie league, being a music video director, the decline of Toronto Hip Hop & much more! PROMO CODE BS6 For A Discount on the Honey ;) Check Out Director Huss Here: https://www.instagram.com/director.huss https://www.tiktok.com/@directorhuss 🕰️ TIMESTAMPS 🕰️ 0:00 - 0:38 TRAILER 0:39 - 1:00 Introducing Director Huss 1:01 - 2:00 Zar’s Honey Testimony 2:01 - 3:56 Director Huss discovering Honey, Health Journey 3:57 - 4:54 How did Huss notice his health changes? 4:56 - 6:05 Director Huss on Fasting & Eating Habits 6:07 - 7:36 What type of workout does Huss do? 7:37 - 9:15 Director Huss Career as a Music Video Director 9:16 - 12:59 Huss’ Advice for Aspiring Music Video Directors 13:00 - 13:57 What does Huss do for fun? 13:58 - 17:21 Huss was BLIND in One Eye?! 17:22 - 24:54 Brodie League 25:55 - 26:26 Fake Honey vs. Real Honey 26:27 - 28:23 **** Parties & ****stars 28:24 - 32:50 Borough Sound = Honey Brand Ambassador!? 32:51 - 33:29 History of the Honey 33:30 - 35:32 Political Affiliations as a Music Video Director in Toronto 35:33 - 37:59 Is Hip Hop on the Decline? 38:00 - 42:58 When did Huss diversify his hustle away from just music videos? 42:59 - 44:49 How much should you spend on a music video? 44:50 - 47:43 Huss’ Process 47:44 - 48:20 Are Music Videos More Worth It Than Marketing? 48:21 - 50:08 Audience expectations of Toronto rappers 50:09 - 54:00 What kind of music does Huss listen to? / Favourite Toronto Artists 54:01 -57:00 Who would Huss want to work with? 57:01 - 59:49 Borough Sound PROMO CODE for the Honey, What Huss Got Planned Up Next 59:50 What is the 5?

  • MDRA on her Dark Tweets, NARUTO, Musical Journey, Buddhism & More!

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    MDRA on her Dark Tweets, NARUTO, Musical Journey, Buddhism & More!

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    This week, DJ Zar sat with talented artist MDRA to talk about her musical journey, Sexyy Red, her new album "INFERNO", her dark Tweets, Buddhism & much more! Check Out MDARA here!: https://www.instagram.com/madebymadara/ Her New Album INFERNO: https://open.spotify.com/album/3zcbM95iIumgjPRNZ3InSV?si=U4rXMxxyTUWOgIyB6Cn1GQ TIMESTAMPS: 0:00 -0:55 Introducing MDRA, Origins of Her Name 0:56 -2:11 MDRA on Her Favourite Shows, Reality TV 2:12 - 3:46 Toronto Bad Girls Club, Can MDRA Fight? 3:47 - 6:24 MDRA’s Aura of Mystery, Average Day in the Life 6:25 - 8:17 MDRA on her Gym Playlist, Sexyy Red 8:18 - 10:12 MDRA on Studio Process… Solo or Group? 10:13 - 11:37 Transitioning from Ghostwriter to Artist 11:38 - 13:58 Breaking it Down for her Parents, Music as a Career Path 13:58 - 16:04 MDRA’s Favourite Part of Being an Artist, Performing & Production 16:05 - 18:37 Rapid Fire w/ MDRA 18:38 -21:32 MDRA on Buddhism 21:33 - 22:55 Being Singhalese and Meeting Tamils 22:56 - 29:22 XPlain Yourself 29:23 - 30:40 Being Vulnerable on Twitter 30:41 - 31:20 MDRA on Her Favourite Books, Earthing & Yoga 31:21 - 32:22 MDRA on Her Father 32:23 - 36:05 Having a Face Tat & MDRA on Tattoos 36:06 - 38:20 What’s Next for MDRA’s Music? 38:21 - 39:38 Does MDRA Prefer R&B or Trap? 39:39 - 40:51 Visuals, MDRA’s Fav Tracks She Made 40:52 - 42:40 MDRA for OnTheRadar 42:41 - 43:40 MDRA’s Advice for Zar 43:41 - 45:22 Advice on Getting a Manager 45:23 SUBSCRIBE!!!

  • CHOLOCASH ON CHROMAZZ, OPENING UP FOR NELLY, 50 CENT'S "POWER" & MORE!

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    CHOLOCASH ON CHROMAZZ, OPENING UP FOR NELLY, 50 CENT'S "POWER" & MORE!

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    Rexdale Artist CHOLOCASH ( @cholocash ) joins the show to talk about several topics, including: his relationship with Chromazz, opening up for Nelly, having a song featured in 50 Cent's "Power", utilizing TikTok & More! His Newest Project "Love So Loud 2" is out now!