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ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

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Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Vancouver, BC – While the vibrant music scene of Toronto rarely waivers, there’s been a shift on the West Coast this last year. Lifestyle … Read More »

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Calgary, AB – With less than six months until the return of Sled Island, the annual Calgary music festival just kicked off … Read More »

Premiere: Seth Dyer releases Adom Woods directed visuals for “Black Ghosts”

Premiere: Seth Dyer releases Adom Woods directed visuals for “Black Ghosts”

Toronto, ON – Nearly one year after writing “Black Ghosts,” Toronto artist Seth Dyer returns with a minimalistic Adom Woods directed video … Read More »

Gravestones: Luxe opens up about his first single release since undergoing chemo

Gravestones: Luxe opens up about his first single release since undergoing chemo

Burlington, ON – Burlington artist Luxe (formerly Luxe Taylor) just released a brand new track titled “Gravestones” (co-produced by Luxe, Frenchy and … Read More »

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After an intense hold-up at the Canadian border ATL rapper / actor and Hustle Gang boss T.I. made his way … Read More »

Stevie Ross’s debut Something In Wonderland just dropped and it’s worth checking out

Stevie Ross’s debut Something In Wonderland just dropped and it’s worth checking out

Vancouver, BC – Although he shows promise as one of Vancouver’s budding up-and-comers, Stevie Ross is no novice in the scene. He’s … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in October and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

Toronto, ON – On Dec. 23 2016, Toronto artist Sean Leon blew up the Internet by releasing an incredibly in-depth interview with … Read More »

Premiere: Bane celebrates his birthday by linking with Ty Senoj for “Blood On My Hands”

Premiere: Bane celebrates his birthday by linking with Ty Senoj for “Blood On My Hands”

Brampton, ON – In celebration of his birthday today, Brampton-based Paranoia World artist Bane linked with Ty Senoj and Edeez for this … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2017 at HipHopCanada, I decided I’d kick off the new year proper by delivering … Read More »

Premiere: EverythingOShauN kicks off 2017 with the release of “Co Sign”

Premiere: EverythingOShauN kicks off 2017 with the release of “Co Sign”

Brampton, ON – Today we have teamed up with Brampton artist EverythingOShauN to bring you the premiere of a new single titled … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in October and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

Hamilton, ON – Representing the GTA West, Hamilton based artist DBLCRSS was one of the best things to happen to the Canadian … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in October and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

A week ago today, the Vogue Theatre opened its’ doors in downtown Vancouver for YG’s Fuck Donald Trump Tour.

You need to listen to the SomethingMeaningless playlist by Nēgu$

You need to listen to the SomethingMeaningless playlist by Nēgu$

Brampton, ON – Brampton up-and-comer Nēgu$ (of the LSC collective) just released a new three-track playlist on us titled SomethingMeaningless.
In case you’re … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 9

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 9

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

Toronto songstress Mauj captured our attention with her R&B infused single “Bad Decisions”

Toronto songstress Mauj captured our attention with her R&B infused single “Bad Decisions”

Toronto, ON – 2016 has been a strong year from Canadian artists, and there have been numerous talented new voices who have emerged … Read More »

EverythingOShauN breaks down his new video for “Poet” with Xpress aka DJXP

EverythingOShauN breaks down his new video for “Poet” with Xpress aka DJXP

Brampton, ON – Earlier this week, Brampton artist EverythingOShauN teamed up with his producer Xpress aka DJXP to release this Customatic directed … Read More »

Dame Price premieres double video release for “Ms. SoSo / Pesos”

Dame Price premieres double video release for “Ms. SoSo / Pesos”

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with Toronto’s Dame Price (of Once Upon a Grind) to bring you the double video … Read More »

Ramsay Almighty discusses his new “Winter Calls” track in memory of his father

Ramsay Almighty discusses his new “Winter Calls” track in memory of his father

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON – Currently rostered as our SOTD pick, Ramsay Almighty just released his new seasonal single “Winter Calls.”
This track was initially … Read More »

A$AP Ferg is at the top of his game and Still Striving

A$AP Ferg is at the top of his game and Still Striving

He’s been on a tight tour schedule for the better part of the last year but A$AP Ferg shows no signs of slowing down.

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

On Nov. 17, our friends over at Timbre Concerts brought Tory Lanez through Calgary for a stop along the I Told You Tour in support of Tory’s debut album release I Told You.

Twice as much Tory; Vancouver gets a double dose of Tory Lanez

Twice as much Tory; Vancouver gets a double dose of Tory Lanez

Vancouver, BC – Riding the hype from his latest release I Told You, Tory Lanez returned to his loyal fans in Vancouver … Read More »

We caught up with Montreal’s cannonhead duo to talk about their new track “This Place Is Built”

We caught up with Montreal’s cannonhead duo to talk about their new track “This Place Is Built”

Montreal, QC – Earlier this week, Montreal’s cannonhead duo released a fresh new single on us entitled “This Place Is Built”. This … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 7

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 7

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music … Read More »

Bored In Canada: We caught up with The Posterz to talk about their new EP & boredom in Montreal

Bored In Canada: We caught up with The Posterz to talk about their new EP & boredom in Montreal

Montreal, QC – On Oct. 31, Montreal rap trio The Posterz (Husser, Kris The $pirit, and producer Joey Sherrett) released a brand … Read More »

Premiere: You need to watch Nixxon’s new video for “Beauty & The Beast”

Premiere: You need to watch Nixxon’s new video for “Beauty & The Beast”

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with Toronto artist Nixxon (formerly known as JesseRay) to bring you the premiere of this … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 6

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 6

HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify at the beginning of October, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single week.

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