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KOTD West Coast Squad Tour stops in Edmonton [Review]

KOTD West Coast Squad Tour stops in Edmonton [Review]

Edmonton, AB – Since I joined HipHopCanada five months ago, 2014 has all of a sudden become a year of “firsts.” First … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Tyler, The Creator hit us with a deep heartfelt PSA about the importance of interracial dating … Read More »

Jay Elec brings out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller & more at BK Hip Hop Festival [Review]

Jay Elec brings out Jay Z, J. Cole, Mac Miller & more at BK Hip Hop Festival [Review]

The 10th annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival was sponsored by HipHopCanada. Our very own Maxwell Benson was on hand to capture the … Read More »

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 21, 2014 – If you pay attention to what’s going on in the music underground you’ll … Read More »

Rico Love talks Usher, social media, writing platinum hits & more [Interview]

Rico Love talks Usher, social media, writing platinum hits & more [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – On July 5, Rico Love made a stop in Edmonton while joining Future on the Honest Tour. The New Orleans … Read More »

YEG to the World: Vol. 2 Recap [Review]

YEG to the World: Vol. 2 Recap [Review]

Edmonton, AB – July 9 marked Volume 2 of The 25th Dynasty’s YEG to the World at YEG Dance Club. This is … Read More »

Black Milk kills Vancouver softly with Nat Turner [Review]

Black Milk kills Vancouver softly with Nat Turner [Review]

Vancouver, BC - Black Milk has performed in Vancouver a couple of times now and he’s one of few artists I’ve made the … Read More »

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On July 6, Future rolled through Calgary for a stop along his Honest Tour. Following two monstrous shows in … Read More »

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

Calgary, AB – Your friendly neighbourhood HipHopCanada editors (Prairies Editor, @saroshrizvi and Associate Editor in Chief, @IHeartTART) are gearing up to trek … Read More »

Freebandz: Future stops in Edmonton for the Honest Tour [Review]

Freebandz: Future stops in Edmonton for the Honest Tour [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On July 5, our friends at Pearl Entertainment, Eiffel Tower Entertainment and Union Events brought Future to perform live … Read More »

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a full show with the Wu-Tang Clan at the Orpheum Theatre and an in depth interview with Vancouver … Read More »

The Red, Gold & Green Machine – Planet Africa [Review]

The Red, Gold & Green Machine – Planet Africa [Review]

Vancouver, BC - Dr. Oop with Tonye Aganaba and MC Nucleus are The Red Gold & Green Machine and their debut album and “first collective … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

Pemberton, BC – On July 16, Pemberton Music Festival kicks things off in the wonderful land that is beautiful British Columbia. One of … Read More »

East Van Summer Jam with Rascalz, HeatWave and more [Photos]

East Van Summer Jam with Rascalz, HeatWave and more [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – If you know Eastvan, you know Strathcona Park; a regular spot for skateboarders, ball players and bottle collector, rich … Read More »

Future’s Honest Tour rolls through Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre [Photos]

Future’s Honest Tour rolls through Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity recently had the opportunity to catch Freebandz rapper Future on his Canadian leg of the Honest Tour presented … Read More »

Wu-Tang After Party at Fortune Sound with RZA, Mathematics, U-God & more [Photos]

Wu-Tang After Party at Fortune Sound with RZA, Mathematics, U-God & more [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – After the recent Wu-Tang Clan show at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre, Timbre Concerts had scheduled GZA The Genius to appear … Read More »

Why G-Eazy is the greatest: The Bay, E-40 and his Canadian bromance [Interview]

Why G-Eazy is the greatest: The Bay, E-40 and his Canadian bromance [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published July 3, 2014 – Back in March, my friend, Kate, talked my ear off for weeks about … Read More »

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100″ freestyles [Article]

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100″ freestyles [Article]

Edmonton, AB – Here’s the deal: you cats need to stop sending me “0 to 100″ freestyles. I won’t listen to them. … Read More »

Gina Lee: the strong, the dedicated, The Last Hope [Interview]

Gina Lee: the strong, the dedicated, The Last Hope [Interview]

Toronto, ON – You hear it all of the time – being a woman in the music industry is an uphill battle, … Read More »

From the slums of Shaolin: Wu-Tang Clan live at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre [Review]

From the slums of Shaolin: Wu-Tang Clan live at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The most epic rap show in Vancouver’s history was held this weekend at the Orpheum Theatre and HipHopCanada was … Read More »

Rich Homie Quan, Trinidad James shutdown Hollywood with BET Awards party [Photos]

Rich Homie Quan, Trinidad James shutdown Hollywood with BET Awards party [Photos]

Hollywood, CA – Hip-hop stars Rich Homie Quan and Trinidad James kicked off the BET Awards Weekend with a red carpet daytime … Read More »

Rewind: 40′s Evolution & Opportunity is a must read for gear heads & OVO fans [Article]

Rewind: 40′s Evolution & Opportunity is a must read for gear heads & OVO fans [Article]

Toronto, ON – On June 16, in an open letter titled Evolution & Opportunity, October’s Very Own’s Noah “40″ Shebib discussed his … Read More »

Swollen Members – Brand New Day [Review]

Swollen Members – Brand New Day [Review]

Vancouver, BC - With 11 group albums, 11 solo albums and a solid 15 years in the game under their belt, it’s a … Read More »

The Ghetto Gospel: Killer Mike took ‘em to church in Calgary [Review] #SledIsland

The Ghetto Gospel: Killer Mike took ‘em to church in Calgary [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 19, Killer Mike returned to Calgary to perform a headlining set as part of the annual Sled … Read More »

B4.Da.$$: How Joey Bada$$ became one of my favourite rap cats in the game [Interview]

B4.Da.$$: How Joey Bada$$ became one of my favourite rap cats in the game [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – I recently reunited with Joey Bada$$. And he is now one of my favourite rappers in the game. But … Read More »

Sage Francis and B.Dolan in Vancouver (Live) [Photos]

Sage Francis and B.Dolan in Vancouver (Live) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Strange Famous Records very own Sage Francis made his way through Vancity’s Fortune Sound last week for an evening … Read More »

YEG to the World: Vol 1 Recap [Review]

YEG to the World: Vol 1 Recap [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Jun. 11, The 25th Dynasty introduced us to the first instalment of YEG to the World. Just to … Read More »

E-Town brings out the block: Hip Hop in the Park 2014 [Review]

E-Town brings out the block: Hip Hop in the Park 2014 [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On May 31, the Hip Hop in the Park foundation brought us the seventh instalment of Edmonton’s Hip Hop … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Evrlove Music [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Evrlove Music [Interview]

Calgary, AB – It’s that time of the month; time for the HipHopCanada 10 at 10 Spotlight. Here’s how it all goes … Read More »

Goth Mobbin’ with Gorgeous Geordie [Interview]

Goth Mobbin’ with Gorgeous Geordie [Interview]

Vancouver, BC - The one thing Gorgeous Geordie is best at is just being Gorgeous Geordie. He’s a white rapper being a white … Read More »

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