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Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

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Smokers Club: DillanPonders & Jimmy B join Cam’ron, Smoke DZA & more on Canadian dates

Smokers Club: DillanPonders & Jimmy B join Cam’ron, Smoke DZA & more on Canadian dates

The Smokers Club Tour returns for another year with a fitting debut in Vansterdam, aka Vancouver on Tuesday, May 31 … Read More »

Drake just added 15 more dates to his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour

Drake just added 15 more dates to his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour

Toronto, ON – Last month Drake announced his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour with Future, Roy Wood$, and dvsn just days before the … Read More »

Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti Tear Down Alexander Gastown (Photos)

Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti Tear Down Alexander Gastown (Photos)

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts and Alexander Gastown threw another lit party this past weekend, bringing Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti‘s … Read More »

Premiere: Alpha Omega release ‘The Strain’ EP

Premiere: Alpha Omega release ‘The Strain’ EP

Vancouver, BC – Here’s some news to end your week on the highest of notes. Swollen Members’ Prevail and Battle Axe Warriors’ … Read More »

Dipt celebrates 15 years with new collection and grand re-opening party

Dipt celebrates 15 years with new collection and grand re-opening party

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s longest running premier streetwear and sneaker boutique is celebrating its 15 year anniversary!

Since opening in 2000, Dipt has … Read More »

R&B talent ninetyfour is setting the bar high for New Vancouver with debut album It’s Yours

R&B talent ninetyfour is setting the bar high for New Vancouver with debut album It’s Yours

Vancouver, BC – It was only a month ago that I watched the silhouette of ninetyfour, aka Tevin Douglas, take the stage … Read More »

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Vancouver, BC – They are pushing the boundaries of Canadian hip-hop and now the Stealth Bomb Records crew is taking their movement … Read More »

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

Nearly four years ago, Royce da 5’9″ got sober. The Detroit MC has been in the rap game for … Read More »

Peter Jackson’s “Rap City” (feat. Michael Mazzé) holds down Raptors as playoff push continues

Peter Jackson’s “Rap City” (feat. Michael Mazzé) holds down Raptors as playoff push continues

Toronto, ON – He was certain they’d see success with last year’s push, but a deep playoff run for the Toronto Raptors … Read More »

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite guys in the rap game, D.O. Gibson recently debuted a new podcast series entitled On … Read More »

Good Food: Brooklyn rapper ScienZe dishes on what he’s cooked up on his latest album

Good Food: Brooklyn rapper ScienZe dishes on what he’s cooked up on his latest album

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn artist ScienZe just premiered his latest album release titled Good Food via MassAppeal this morning.
For this project, … Read More »

You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

Montreal, QC – On Apr. 29 Drake released his highly anticipated new VIEWS album. And today Dear Lola (aka: RAW Records co-founder) … Read More »

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

Brampton, ON – I recently got familiar with a new collective coming out of Brampton called the LostSoulsClub (LSC). The LSC collective … Read More »

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week, Toronto super producer and SmashMouth Music Group beatsmith M Mac released his Nostalgia OD remix project.
Nostalgia … Read More »

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 »

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