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Jazz Cartier – “Make A Mess” ft. Ro Ransom

Jazz Cartier has another high octane on this single. He brought Ro Ransom along for the ride. “Make A Mess” is a tense, hard-hitting, Mike WiLL Made-It-produced, Red Bull Sound Select-approved release that packs a strong enough punch to give your car speakers a run for their money. In regards to working with Ro, Jazz . . .

New Music Jun 20  |  

New York emcee Ro Ransom enlists Jazz Cartier for “Prettiest”

New York buzzing rapper Ro Ransom returns with a rhythmic new single called “Prettiest.” For those who are unfamiliar with Ro’s previous work or movement he’s had his hands full within the past year, he’s has co-written hits like Khalid’s “Let’s Go” off his American Teen album, and went on a cross country tour with Dua . . .

New Music May 16  |  

Jazz Cartier survives by any means in “Tempted” (Video)

As the title would suggest, Jazz Cartier‘s T-Minus and Lantz-produced single, “Tempted,” is about giving in to the allure of an attractive woman he meets in a club. However, his newly released video adds a few more layers to that narrative, the most important one being the entrance of a masked gunman. Look for more info about . . .

New Music Jan 3  |  

Jazz Cartier’s “Tempted” is a dark, ominous banger

“Lose control, but please don’t lose your focus.” If there’s one thing Jazz Cartier knows how to do, it’s make bangers. The Toronto powerhouse is back with another ominous, bass-heavy banger called “Tempted.” Jazz borrows a line from Rupee’s classic single, letting his female companion know that if she keeps dancing on him, he’ll be . . .

New Music Aug 18  |  

Jazz Cartier keeps energy high with “Waste”

Canadian up and comer Jazz Cartier keeps the intensity high with his latest drop, “Waste.” Less than a month ago, he gave us a dark anthem in “Just In Case.” This time around, he keeps the energy dark as ever. If these new releases are any indication, Jazz’s next project is going to be one . . .

Just In Case
New Music Aug 2  |  

Jazz Cartier – “Just In Case”

Jazz Cartier keeps things moving with the uptempo energy of his latest release, “Just In Case.” There’s a complex emotional pull to this record, as the overall ominous feel of Lantz’s production is tempered by a soothing sax loop. Jazz addresses the weighty thoughts of  the possibility of him emulating the darker side of his father. Stream “Just . . .

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New Music Jul 4  |  

Jazz Cartier pays homage to an icon on “Lil Wayne”

It goes without saying that Lil Wayne has done enormous amounts for hip hop worldwide. Let’s be honest, it’s arguable that we wouldn’t have half of the artists (as we know them) in the same way that we do today if he hadn’t set a precedent for years to come. He is a household name . . .

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New Music May 10  |  

Jazz Cartier gives us a virtual reality experience with “Red Alert / 100 Roses” (Video)

Jazz Cartier hasn’t failed to put out attention-grabbing music since I’ve heard of him, but he’s turning his attention towards creating a more all-encompassing experience with his new two-part, virtual reality video, “Red Alert / 100 Roses.” Viewers can actually control their experience using arrows within the video interface. Watch the video for “Red Alert . . .

New Music Feb 23  |  

Jazz Cartier Shares Cinematically Haunting Visuals For “Opera”

At the end of 2015, Jazz Cartier dropped “Opera” as a part of his Hotel Paranoia album. It was fittingly chilling and dark as it referenced ‘The Phantom Of The Opera‘. Now we have the visuals to complement the audio in all its dark and brooding glory. Watch the “Opera” video below. • #HOTELPARANOIA:🌸EUROPEAN🌪TOUR🌸 A . . .

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New Music Feb 1  |  

Jazz Cartier Drops Bombs Throughout ‘Hotel Paranoia’ (Album)

Jazz Cartier hits hard throughout his Hotel Paranoia. The Canadian emcee creates intriguing music over top of hazy, mysterious melodies and booming percussion. Jazz has a knack for brilliant lyricism, and he weaves his powerful words into well constructed, grandiose songs that are easy to digest and hard to get out of your head. Stream Hotel Paranoia below. . . .

New Music Jan 13  |  

Jazz Cartier Unites Rap And Broadway On “Opera”

Fresh off of releasing his Tales/Psycho ’93 Freestyle nearly 3 weeks ago to end off 2015, 22-year-old Toronto rapper Jazz Cartier is back with a brand new track, “Opera.” Jazz informed Billboard of his inspiration for the track via email, elaborating that “Phantom of the Opera is actually playing in Toronto right now so every day when I . . .

i know
New Music Nov 17  |  

Jazz Cartier Channels House Vibes For “I Know”

Jazz Cartier lets off a new single in “I Know”. The production works the “I Know” sample that repeats intricately around Jazz’s lyrics. It’s reminiscent of classic house music as it has many elements from that genre but he laces the track with a laid back trap style give it a modern feel that brings it . . .

New Music Mar 4  |  

NicX – “MERK (Remix)” ft. Rome Fortune & Jazz Cartier

NicX calls in the homies Rome Fortune and Jazz Cartier to remix “MERK,” a high energy single produced by Nascent. Stream the “MERK” remix below. Recently, NicX dropped an EP called Don’t Go Computer On Me via DJBooth. Stream in full below.

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New Music Aug 21  |  

Jazz Cartier – “Set Fire” (Video)

The Great White North certainly has its share of hip-hop talent, and Jazz Cartier is a strong example. Jazz hands over a visual and stream for his abstract track, “Set Fire.” The video is one of the more unique visuals we’ve seen this year. It seizes your attention from the jump. Jazz’s flow is quirky . . .

Private Suite
New Music Aug 16  |  

Ye Ali releases “Trap Phone” + ‘Private Suite’ EP before ‘Traphouse Jodeci’

“She a good girl in public, bad ting in private.” A number of people have been watching and waiting for Los Angeles transplant Ye Ali’s Traphouse Jodeci to arrive, and while the wait isn’t over yet, the arrival of new music from the talented songwriter and artist is a great holdover. Ye recently released a . . .