Robert Belardi

Robert Belardi

Contest Editor (Woodbridge, ON, Canada)
- From Soccer, Basketball, and Hockey to EDM, Hip-Hop and R&B basically define my personality. I live for sports as well as good music that fills the passions of my life. I am an enthusiastic person with a hard-working mentality always prepared to take the next step. I currently volunteer for Rogers TV as a commentator and have previously written articles for The Sputnik and, hosted PumptheBass radio show on Radio Laurier and interviewed fans during the World Cup for TLN. My main goal is to become a sports broadcaster on live television.
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Montreal hip-hop trio Planet Giza have a sure-fire indicator of future success with their consistent, methodical album, Added Sugar.
on Mar 16, 2019
We sat down with Andre McIntosh, also known as Dre Divine, to learn about this aspiring hip-hop artist’s origins, fresh beats, take on Toronto’s artists, and where he wants to be in years to come.
on Feb 05, 2019
Hip-hop performer Otis Mensah has a new EP out titled Mum’s House Philosopher and it is an album not to miss. We spoke with the artist about his new EP, what artists he truly looks up to, and what’s next for him.
on Dec 22, 2018
Lido continues to climb the charts thanks to production work for Chance The Rapper, Jaden Smith, Halsey, and Towkio, among others. We spoke to the artist regarding his road towards stardom and what is next for the accomplished producer.
on Dec 08, 2018
PureGrainAudio gives you Patrik, an up-and-coming Toronto area hip-hop artist. We spoke to him about his life, the Toronto hip-hop scene, religion, and most importantly, his new EP Spadina.
on Nov 16, 2018
ONE (1) crazy-lucky fan will win a prize pack crafted by Cecile Monique herself which includes: 1 CD copy of Genesis, 1 black and white “Genesis” graphic tee, and 1 Cecile Monique “Genesis” poster.
on Nov 10, 2018
PRIZING: ONE (1) crazy-lucky fan will win two FREE tickets to the Toronto show at Rebel on December 2nd. Plus a free PureGrainAudio sticker pack!
on Oct 27, 2018
We recently sat down with Canadian hip hop veteran Thrust and had him dish on his role in one of Canada’s classic anthems, “Northen Touch”, and his general thoughts on the Toronto hip-hop scene that continues to gain traction worldwide.
on Oct 20, 2018
PRIZING: ONE (1) crazy-lucky fan will win a pin, a shirt, and a vinyl copy of the album, plus a free PureGrainAudio sticker pack!
on Oct 09, 2018
In honour of the “The Revolution 3” tour that ended on September 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona, we’re giving away a Bush and Stone Temple Pilots superpack!
on Oct 07, 2018
It’s too early to decorate pumpkins but it isn’t too late to “smash” them! To hear some of what The Smashing Pumpkins are made of, we are giving away their album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.
on Oct 06, 2018
Minneapolis, MI-based hip-hop duo Atmosphere, today, released their new album Mi Vida Local via Rhymesayers Entertainment. We were lucky enough to chat with the group about music, hip-hop inspirations, L.L. Cool J, and more.
on Oct 05, 2018
Saint-Hubert, Quebec’s Lou Phelps debuted his new album 002 / Love Me on September 21st via Last Gang Records and we caught up with Kaytranada’s younger brother to discuss his past, thoughts on Toronto’s rap scene, ideal collaborations.
on Sep 29, 2018
This contest is now closed. Congrats to our winners: Angela Eppley, Tonya Froemel, Patricia Sopel, Alecia Gibson and 1 other!
on Jul 10, 2018
This contest is now closed. Congrats to our winners: Tim Kearn and Kyle Wilfong!
on Jun 16, 2018

9 / 10

Check out our review of YBN Cordae’s rambunctious flow in his recent release of “My Name Is”, a remix/reimagining of Eminem’s classic 1999 track.
on Jun 08, 2018
Ohio-based heavy rock/metalcore group, Convictions is soon to be touring North America in support of their upcoming In Vogue Records release, Hope For The Broken. Vocalist Michael Felker shared some thoughts on the new tracks....
on May 08, 2018

8.5 / 10

This is some of The Weeknd’s best work to date and it’s highly recommended.
on Apr 02, 2018
Formally known as Christoper Weins, Edmonton, Alberta-born artist Ironic recently shared with PureGrainAudio his interesting story.
on Mar 24, 2018
We’ve very carefully selected our first-ever fantasy draft of the top ten Hip-Hop artists PureGrainAudio believes will not only soon emerge as some of the genre's biggest names, but that they will do it in 2018.
on Mar 12, 2018


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