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Make way for Edmonton’s KBL and “Berta State of Mind”

Make way for Edmonton’s KBL and “Berta State of Mind”

Edmonton, AB – Edmonton hip-hop duo KBL is finally getting the recognition they deserve. It was summer 2014 when I first saw … Read More »

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Vancouver, BC – At 21 years old Tevin Douglas, known as ninetyfour, is already showing strong promise, hustle and potential for Vancouver’s budding … Read More »

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Vancouver, BC – Calling all hip-hop heads. Harlem rapper, Dave East, is coming through the 604 this coming Friday, April 29th and … Read More »

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Vancouver, BC – Do you remember where you were when you heard Rihanna for the first time? I remember that moment more … Read More »

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – Yelawolf and crew brought their Slumerican Tour through the Commodore Ballroom last week with supporting act, Canadian pop singer and … Read More »

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

Vancouver, BC – We’re quickly approaching the summer now, and one of my favourite local groups, KIDS, are gearing up to take … Read More »

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

Vancouver, BC– Earlier this week we featured Mynamesbn‘s first video drop, and it wasn’t long after uncovering this guy that I found … Read More »

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Toronto, ON – With only a few days left until the Apr. 29 release of his highly anticipated VIEWS album, Drake almost … Read More »

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

He came up in the Vancouver hip-hop scene and since the age 13 Ian Tonino, known as Junk has … Read More »

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Toronto, ON – On Apr. 21, Jazz Cartier took to Twitter to offer up a huge congratulations to Tory Lanez, whose record … Read More »

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

Despite the industry’s top dog regularly representing for the Northside, Canadian rappers going platinum … Read More »

Sundrynoname is ready to make his mark on the Vancity scene with debut EP VeyeOLET

Sundrynoname is ready to make his mark on the Vancity scene with debut EP VeyeOLET

Victoria, BC – Sundry aka. Sundrynoname is a somewhat new face, but his music isn’t reflective of his fairly new surfacing within the … Read More »

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Edmonton, AB – Happy 420 everyone! As you probably know, today is 420 so you’re probably sky-high by now. That, or you … Read More »

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Richmond Hill, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with 17 year old Richmond Hill producing prodigy, Krinny, to bring you the premiere … Read More »

Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Brampton, ON – Brampton artist Derin Falana finally released his his highly anticipated new Live From Rocky Mountain mixtape earlier this month.
The … Read More »

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 15, Nightshift Entertainment brought West Coast rapper Hopsin to Edmonton’s Union Hall to perform a show along … Read More »

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Saskatoon, SK – That new wave futuristic trend is really having it’s moment right now in rap culture, but there’s something to be … Read More »

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 1, the fam at True Rhythm brought Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) through Calgary to … Read More »

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 9, Calgary’s Hifi Club brought Allan Rayman through for one of only two Canadian stops along the … Read More »

Mission Control exposes Vancouver’s burgeoning new talents you need to know about

Mission Control exposes Vancouver’s burgeoning new talents you need to know about

Vancouver, BC – If you’re from Vancouver, you know that the one thing this city doesn’t lack is a shortage of creative … Read More »

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Calgary, AB – In part one of our behind-the-scenes coverage at the JUNO Awards, we gave you a sneak peak of all … Read More »

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah … Read More »

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Calgary, AB – Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) played at Dickens in Calgary this past Friday, which was coincidentally the … Read More »

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak the Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Halifax, NS – At the end of last month, one of our favourite East Coast artists, Quake Matthews released a video for … Read More »

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

Calgary, AB – Canadian artist and 2016 nominee for “Rap Recording of the Year,” k-os says that the 2016 Juno Awards in … Read More »

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton, BC – After months of waiting, we’re finally happy to announce that the good folks over at Pemberton Music Festival just … Read More »

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak The Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, the 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards took place at the Telus Convention Centre in downtown … Read More »

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