URBNET Records


URBNET Records

Infobox record label
name = URBNET Records


parent =
founded = 1999
founder = Darryl Rodway & Janusz Jarosinski
defunct =
distributor = Fontana North Distribution
genre = Hip-Hop, Indie rock
country = Canada
location = Toronto
url = http://www.urbnetrecords.com

URBNET Records is an independent record label, mainly known for its roster of Canadian Hip-Hop recording artists and bands. URBNET was formed by Darryl Rodway and Janusz Jarosinski in 1999. The Toronto based label was started to provide distribution, marketing and promotional services to a growing list of unsigned Urban music artists throughout Canada. URBNET was distributed by EMI Music Canada from 2002-2003, Outside Music from 2003-2006 and is presently distributed in Canada by Fontana Distribution (North), a subsidiary of Universal Music Canada. Recently, URBNET has expanded its musical reach with a growing roster of alternative rock artists and groups. The first of these new music signings, include Toronto based Punk/R&B duo The Carps.

Current (active) bands

* The Carps
* Classified
* D-Sisive
* DL Incognito
* Eternia
* Gee Wunder
* Grand Analog
* nAnA
* Jay Bizzy
* J-Bru
* Mindbender
* Mood Ruff
* OK Cobra
* OPOPO
* The Quartertones
* Red Ants
* Tru-Paz
* Wordburglar

ee also

* List of record labels

External links

* [http://www.urbnetrecords.com Official Label Website]
* [http://www.urbnetpodcast.com Official Label Podcast]
* [http://www.myspace.com/urbnet Official Label MySpace Profile]
* [http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/multiarticlesub.aspx?csid1=76&csid2=858&fid1=4679 Exclaim!: Label Life Feature: URBNET Records]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dragon Fli Empire — from left to right: DJ Cosm and Teekay. Background information Origin Calgary, Alberta, Canada …   Wikipedia

  • OK Cobra — is a Canadian hip hop duo, consisting of rapper Fritz tha Cat (Ryan Somers) and producer Recordface (Tim Horlor).[1] Childhood friends originally from London, Ontario, Fritz tha Cat and Recordface later reunited in Montreal, releasing their self… …   Wikipedia

  • D-Sisive — Birth name Derek Christoff Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada Genres Hip hop Years active 1990 s present …   Wikipedia

  • Classified (rapper) — Classified Classified at the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards Background information Birth name Luke Boyd …   Wikipedia

  • Wordburglar — Infobox musical artist Name = Wordburglar Img capt = Wordburglar logo Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Sean Jordan Alias = SJ the Wordburglar, Burgie, Dandruff, Thug Luv Born = | Died = Origin = Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada… …   Wikipedia

  • Dirty Circus — Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Genres Canadian hip hop Years active 2010–present Labels URBNET Records …   Wikipedia

  • Don Cash — Rap artist/record producer Don Cash was born April 6, 1978, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, a suburb northwest of Toronto. In 2001, after several years working as a teenage pop journalist in Toronto, Cash decided to focus on writing and producing… …   Wikipedia

  • List of hip hop record labels — This is a list of notable hip hop music record labels: 0 9 *1st 15th Entertainment *4th Broadway *75 Ark A * ANTI * ATIC Records * Abnotic * Aftermath Entertainment * Aggro Berlin * Allido Records * Amaru Entertainment * American King Music *… …   Wikipedia

  • List of record labels starting with U — * U Freqs * Ugly Man Records * Ugly Nephew Records * UHD C Record Company * UK Records * Ultimae Records * The Ultimate Group * Ultra Records * Umami Records * UMTV * Unart Records * Uncensored Records * Uncle Howie Records * Undergroove Records… …   Wikipedia

  • Classified — Classified  Luke Boyd (Люк Бойд) родился 13 Декабря 1977 года, сценическое имя Classified. Канадский хип хопер, продюсер из Энфилда (Enfield) провинция Nova Scotia. Карьера Luke Boyd MC из маленького городка Enfield с населением чуть более… …   Википедия