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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

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Tory Lanez to release I Told You on Aug. 19; North American tour dates announced

Tory Lanez to release I Told You on Aug. 19; North American tour dates announced

Toronto, ON – This week Tory Lanez confirmed that his highly anticipated I Told You album is officially scheduled for release … Read More »

Review: This is what happened when Pusha T came through Calgary

Review: This is what happened when Pusha T came through Calgary

Calgary, AB – On July 16 Pusha T came to Calgary to perform at Marquee Beer Market & Stage. The show was … Read More »

Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Pemberton, BC – In our current society, social media has played the greatest contributing factor to the success of a music career. … Read More »

Day 1: Pemberton Festival opens with Snoop Dogg, Rae Sremmurd, Pell & Cypress Hill

Day 1: Pemberton Festival opens with Snoop Dogg, Rae Sremmurd, Pell & Cypress Hill

HipHopCanada kicks off coverage of Pemberton Festival … Read More »

Nēgu$ marks his artistic transition with this new three-track Ghosts playlist

Nēgu$ marks his artistic transition with this new three-track Ghosts playlist

Brampton, ON – Last week Brampton artist (and LSC Records collective member) Nēgu$ released a new three-track playlist titled Ghosts via his … Read More »

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Brampton-born Alessia Cara made her Ottawa debut on the City stage Wednesday for Day 5 of Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest.
She … Read More »

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa, ON – When most audiences consider Canadian R&B, artists such as Drake and Tory Lanez are often associated as the rare genre … Read More »

Down with the clown: This is what happened when Insane Clown Posse came to Calgary

Down with the clown: This is what happened when Insane Clown Posse came to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On July 12, Detroit horrorcore duo and Psychopathic Records founders Insane Clown Posse (ICP) came through Calgary to perform … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Classified performed at the Calgary Stampede this year

Here’s what happened when Classified performed at the Calgary Stampede this year

Calgary, AB – On Sunday July 10, Classified came through Calgary to perform on the Coca-Cola Stage at the Calgary Stampede rodeo … Read More »

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Fans surrounded Bluesfest’s City Stage in droves on Sunday to watch Ottawa’s most successful MC to date do his … Read More »

Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Ottawa, ON– Reigning from Ottawa, Ontario, Jeff Sanon is an artist that is about to change your perspective on what Canadian R&B … Read More »

Opinion: An open letter to my “Friends” who don’t think #BlackLivesMatter

Opinion: An open letter to my “Friends” who don’t think #BlackLivesMatter

Edmonton, AB – Taking a break from social media over this past weekend was the best thing I could have done for … Read More »

Tory Lanez just released remixes of Drake’s “Controlla” & DJ Khaled’s “I Got The Keys”

Tory Lanez just released remixes of Drake’s “Controlla” & DJ Khaled’s “I Got The Keys”

Toronto, ON – The Swave Nation kingpin Tory Lanez (aka: Argentina Fargo) just kicked off the weekend by dropping remixes of Drake’s … Read More »

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday July 6, 37-year old Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was shot and killed by two white … Read More »

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

RBC Bluesfest 2016 kicked off in style yesterday inside Ottawa’s Lebreton Flats with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q … Read More »

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity emcee, Tyler Skyy graces us with the latest visuals for his upbeat new single “Peace Signs” featuring fellow Vancouver … Read More »

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

Surrey, BC – For a festival that’s only passed it’s 2nd year in full completion, FVDED In The Park set anticipations high … Read More »

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

Toronto, ON – Vinyl is melting and it’s not the summer heat! DMC Canada is preparing to host their 2016 Canadian DMC … Read More »

Clairmont The Second just dropped the Quest for Milk and Honey album & you need to hear it

Clairmont The Second just dropped the Quest for Milk and Honey album & you need to hear it

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Clairmont The Second just released his highly anticipated new album entitled Quest For Milk And Honey, and … Read More »

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Ottawa, ON – In another monumental year for Ottawa’s own Belly aka Rebellyus, the Roc Nation/XO artist and songwriter makes a big … Read More »

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

We’re deeply saddened to report the passing of veteran Toronto MC, Kunle Thomas aka King Reign … Read More »

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

Ottawa, ON – It takes a special kind of dirt-bag to defraud a family while they’re grieving the loss of a loved … Read More »

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Baltimore rapper TT The Artist came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform her first of two … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Junglepussy came through Calgary to perform at Commonwealth for the annual Sled Island music festival. Junglepussy … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, New Jersey rapper Cakes Da Killa came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform his first of … Read More »

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

Toronto, ON – I was blessed to be able to dip over to Toronto last week to cover the annual NXNE music … Read More »

Wasiu gave us a very thorough break-down of his new track “No Jumper”

Wasiu gave us a very thorough break-down of his new track “No Jumper”

Montreal rapper Wasiu recently released his latest single titled “No Jumper,” co-produced by … Read More »

Lifestyle brand HICU collaborates with Canadian artists on Sound Tape N ° 1 & Marble Collection

Lifestyle brand HICU collaborates with Canadian artists on Sound Tape N ° 1 & Marble Collection

Vancouver, BC – Originally published June 16, 2016 – Local lifestyle brand HICU released their first clothing line titled the “Luxury Collection” in … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

Calgary, AB – Today marks the start of Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival. In case you’re not familiar, Sled Island is … Read More »

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Mississauga, ON – Meek Mill finally just wrapped his house arrest sentence and is working on his comeback to the rap game. … Read More »

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