CONCERT REVIEW: YG and Peter Jackson at Oshawa Music Hall

Last night, rapper YG took to the stage at the Oshawa Music Hall to kick off the second stop on his My Krazy Life Canadian tour. There were several opening acts to follow YG’s performances. The opening acts were Parma Media, Blacka Da Don, and Hypa. All performed well despite the technical difficulties throughout the night. The energy and atmosphere was great as the crowd chanted YG’s name, as his performance got closer with each passing act.


Peter Jackson rapper BestFan


Before the main performance, Canadian rapper Peter Jackson took to the stage with his veracity and passion to get the fans rallied up. Despite the delayed audio tracks and technical difficulties (which is safe to assume would be every musician’s nightmare), Peter Jackson held strong and pushed through to give a performance the fans deserved. He performed “Hundred Miles,” “I Don’t Give a Fuck,” and his latest release, “So Simple.” For those unfamiliar with his work, Peter Jackson has been a long-standing Canadian musician who has worked with the likes of  Snoop Dogg, Jadakiss, Waka Flocka Flame, Machine Gun Kelly, Styles P, and many more. He recently announced that he is working on new album called, “Since I was 16” which is expected to be releasing sometime in the near future.


Peter Jackson Rapper BestFan 2


Finally, Compton’s very own YG hit the stage to bring a little West Coast love to his Toronto fans. He walked out as the crowd’s anticipation was at its peak and performed his DJ Mustard-produced hit, “Left, Right“, which had the ladies in the crowd moving. Moving from that opening track, he performed select cuts from his debut album, My Krazy Life, such as “Bickin Back Bein Bool” and the crowd favorite single, “Who Do You Love” featuring Drake. Throughout his entire set, YG handled himself very well by giving nods and handshakes to his fans, and even entertained his fans with his crowd-favourite dance as they chanted, “Do your dance YG, do your dance.”


YG rapper BestFan


Overall, YG held his own and gave the show which the fans anticipated since the start of the night. His West Coast-inspired music had the crowd rocking with him from start to finish. For those who missed his performance, don’t fret. Rumours suggest that he might be a surprise guest for the coming 2014 OVO Festival occurring at the Canadian Molson Amphitheater this coming weekend. Just remember when you hear “Who Do You Love” playing during Drake’s set – you know that  Jonathan told you so.


YG Rapper BestFan 2014





(All photos by Jonathan Joseph)

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Bestfan Exclusive:

Cirque Du Soleil: Alegria

Cirque Du Soleil is back in Toronto for another breathtaking show, this tim…

Featured Artist: CMDWN

2017 was another great year for music in Toronto, with a number of artists …

VOLTA by Cirque Du Soleil

In this segment we take take you through an exclusive behind the scenes tou…


Featured Artist: CNCO

If you are into latin music and also love pop, you NEED to take a listen to…

Ryland James

Featured Artist : Ryland James

In this day and age, we turn to the internet for pretty much everything …

Featured Artist: Ella Mai

  A few months ago, I discovered a fresh-faced, British R&B singer…

Featured Artist: Dustin Lynch

Country cutie Dustin Lynch from Tullahoma, TN has been quickly taking over …

Featured Artist: Alina Baraz

There’s nothing better than unwinding after a long work week and catc…