About the Hustle


Sidewalk Hustle was launched in 2007, at first as a weekly music podcast morphing into a daily blog in 2008 saturated with local music coverage, fashion news, and culture.

Today, Sidewalk Hustle navigates through the masses of music, fashion, art, design, and lifestyle, hand picking the very best culturally relevant content. Sidewalk Hustle’s daily news blurs the lines that separate music and fashion, highlighted by original fashion editorials, show reviewsmonthly mixtapes, feature interviews, and Sidewalk Hustle TV, an online video series dedicated to telling compelling, stylized stories about both music and fashion.

Featured in Paper Magazine, Flare Magazine, Toronto Life, Marie Claire, Toronto Star, Fashion Magazine, The Globe & Mail, and more

One of the world’s 100 most influential music blogs according to Style of Sound. Listed in CBC‘s list of ‘Canadian music blogs you need to be reading’.

Founder, Editor
Tristan Banning

Co-Founder, Editor in Chief
Hawley Dunbar

Contributors | Occasional, Past, Present
Paul Aguirre-Livingston, Stephanie Casino, Francesca Castor, Eva Cheung, Matt Dick (aka MJD), Elaisha Green, Lori Harito, Melody Lau, Rochelle Latinsky, Cheryl Lee Shaw, Stephen McGill, Andrew Millard, Stephen McGill, Alexandra McLellan, Kate Millet, Anan Rahman, Kate Salter, Matt Shore, Tom Sumner, Orsolya Soos, Julienne Spence, Graeme Switzer, Lauren Squizzato (of Blend Makeup), Sabrina Tricarico, Christina Ventura, Matthew Weed, Dave Wilson, & Rebecca Wilson.

For advertising, sponsorship, and media inquires please contact us at: info@sidewalkhustle.com

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