Atlantic Canada / East Coast

Atlantic Canada

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Atlantic Canada / East Coast

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Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from the Atlantic region (East Coast) of Canada (Halifax, St. John’s, Moncton and surrounding regions in the atlantic provinces), or events taking place in a Atlantic Canada location, can be found in this category. The Atlantic Canada leadership is currently vacant and we’re looking for someone that wants to get involved! If you’re into hip-hop, journalism and supporting the Atlantic region, you might be a good fit for the job. If you’re interested please contact Jesse Plunkett via jesse@hiphopcanada.com.


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If you’re interested in filling the position of Atlantic Canada / East Coast Editor, please e-mail Jesse Plunkett via jesse@hiphopcanada.com.

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Friday Apr. 4, the good people over at Live Nation brought Hedley to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

Classified & Mike Boyd open for Hedley at Rexall Place on Apr. 4 [Photos]

Classified & Mike Boyd open for Hedley at Rexall Place on Apr. 4 [Photos]

Edmonton, AB – Back on Apr. 4, our friends over at LiveNation brought Classified and Mike Boyd to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

Spesh K – Live Life Comfortably (Prod. Supreme Beats) [Audio]

Spesh K – Live Life Comfortably (Prod. Supreme Beats) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Spesh K has just dropped the latest offering off his Nice City album (via SoundCloud) for our listening pleasure. … Read More »

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Friday Apr. 4, the good people over at Live Nation brought Hedley to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. D-Sisive / Fly Like A Butterfly [Video]

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. D-Sisive / Fly Like A Butterfly [Video]

Enfield, NS – After releasing his highly-anticipated …Note The Sarcasm project (via Halflife Records) last month, Mike Boyd – Classified’s rap-cat brother on … Read More »

The Extremities – Dial Tones ft. Ghettosocks, Lushlife & Ambition [Video] #TBT

The Extremities – Dial Tones ft. Ghettosocks, Lushlife & Ambition [Video] #TBT

Toronto, ON – Happy #TBT, good people of the Internet. A couple days ago, we dropped the announcement that our dude Fresh … Read More »

D.O. – Capture the Moonlight ft. Joell Ortiz & Saukrates (Prod. Classified) [Audio]

D.O. – Capture the Moonlight ft. Joell Ortiz & Saukrates (Prod. Classified) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Toronto rapper and Northstarr label head D.O. (short for ‘Defy the Odds’) presents “Capture the Moonlight,” his new single … Read More »

Ghost – Letter to Marz [Video]

Ghost – Letter to Marz [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Recent heartbreak struck Canada’s hip-hop community as well know emcee Murda Marz was killed Friday morning in Toronto. Marz … Read More »

Tonight: Open Mic Friday dedicated to Murda Marz inside Toronto’s Red Parrot [News]

Tonight: Open Mic Friday dedicated to Murda Marz inside Toronto’s Red Parrot [News]

Toronto, ON – We’ve just gotten word that tonight’s Open Mic Fridays inside Red Parrot (685 Lansdowne Ave.), has been dedicated to … Read More »

Toronto-based Nova Scotian MC Murda Marz killed in shooting [News]

Toronto-based Nova Scotian MC Murda Marz killed in shooting [News]

Toronto, ON – The Toronto hip-hop scene is in mourning today as up-and-coming rapper Shmar Parris (aka Murda Marz) was confirmed as … Read More »

2014 JUNO Awards Recap: Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year [News]

2014 JUNO Awards Recap: Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year [News]

Winnipeg, MB – For the third time in five years, Drake has captured the Rap Recording of the Year award, Canadian hip-hop’s … Read More »

Classified & Serena Ryder kick-off JUNOs with “mash-up” performance [News]

Classified & Serena Ryder kick-off JUNOs with “mash-up” performance [News]

Winnipeg, MB – The 2014 JUNO Awards kicked off with a genre mash-up between Classified and indie rock artist Serena Ryder. The … Read More »

Jay Mayne – Young OG [Audio]

Jay Mayne – Young OG [Audio]

Dartmouth, NS – Glenwood rapper Jay Mayne jumps on the instrumental to Fabolous’ “Young OG.” Catch him at the 2014 East Coast … Read More »

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Ottawa, ON – Around 7,500 screaming fans packed into Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday night to catch the national capital leg … Read More »

Note the Sarcasm: Catching up with Mike Boyd [Interview]

Note the Sarcasm: Catching up with Mike Boyd [Interview]

Enfield, NS – On March 25, Mike Boyd launched his latest project, …Note The Sarcasm via Halflife Records Inc./Universal Music Canada. If you’re … Read More »

Mike Boyd releases …Note The Sarcasm LP; joins Classified & Hedley on tour [News]

Mike Boyd releases …Note The Sarcasm LP; joins Classified & Hedley on tour [News]

Enfield, NS – Canadian hip-hop artist Mike Boyd’s brand new full-length album …Note The Sarcasm, was released today via Halflife Records Inc./Universal … Read More »

CBC Music presents: Searchlight 2014 [News]

CBC Music presents: Searchlight 2014 [News]

Toronto, ON – CBC Music just launched its Searchlight 2014 competition to connect fans with their favourite up-and-coming Canadian artists. It’s a … Read More »

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. Madchild & D-Sisive (Prod. Classified) [Audio] #SOTD

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. Madchild & D-Sisive (Prod. Classified) [Audio] #SOTD

Enfield, NS – Our Song of the Day connects three artists from across the country for the new Mike Boyd album. Mike … Read More »

Note The Sarcasm: New Mike Boyd album drops tomorrow, March 25 [News]

Note The Sarcasm: New Mike Boyd album drops tomorrow, March 25 [News]

Enfield, NS – Reminder: East Coast rapper Mike Boyd – brother to MC-producer, Classified, is releasing his second full-length album, …Note The … Read More »

SiriusXM Indies nominations announced: Classified & Shad lead hip-hop acts [News]

SiriusXM Indies nominations announced: Classified & Shad lead hip-hop acts [News]

Toronto, ON – Canadian Music Week has announced the nominees for the 2014 SiriusXM Indies – 14th Annual Independent Music Awards. Canadian … Read More »

Timbuktu to release How Huge album this April [News]

Timbuktu to release How Huge album this April [News]

Producer/MC, Timbuktu, one third of Swamp Thing, is preparing for the April release of his sophomore album. Check out the press release … Read More »

Mike Boyd – Mr. Mike [Video]

Mike Boyd – Mr. Mike [Video]

Enfield, NS – This morning Mike Boyd dropped his new video for the track “Mr. Mike” off his forthcoming Note the Sarcasm album. … Read More »

Mike Boyd releases Note the Sarcasm (produced by Classified) on Mar. 25 [News]

Mike Boyd releases Note the Sarcasm (produced by Classified) on Mar. 25 [News]

Enfield, NS – On Mar. 25, East Coast MC Mike Boyd launches his forthcoming 11-track Note the Sarcasm album. If you’re a Classified … Read More »

CBC Music features HipHopCanada in Must Read Canadian Music Blogs list [News]

CBC Music features HipHopCanada in Must Read Canadian Music Blogs list [News]

Toronto, ON – Our team awoke to a nice surprise Friday morning as we discovered that CBC Music had graciously included us … Read More »

xxx clvr – #RIP# [Video]

xxx clvr – #RIP# [Video]

Halifax, NS – Halifax production company Suns brings us the latest visuals from Weirdo Click member, xxx clvr. “#RIP#” is a video unlike … Read More »

Alfie – New Fans [Album]

Alfie – New Fans [Album]

Dartmouth, NS – East Coast rapper Alfie recently dropped his album New Fans. This 10-track LP doesn’t hold back. As he weaves … Read More »

Classified – Higher ft. B.o.B [Audio]

Classified – Higher ft. B.o.B [Audio]

Enfield, NS – Classified just teamed up with B.o.B to drop this dope new jam on us entitled “Higher.” The track samples … Read More »

Concrete – Stoner (Young Thug Remix) [Audio]

Concrete – Stoner (Young Thug Remix) [Audio]

Fredericton, NB – Fredericton-based MC Concrete recently dropped a remix of Young Thug’s pothead anthem entitled “Stoner” (produced by Dun Deal). Concrete … Read More »

Elcee – Robbery (Prod. KoBe Banner) [Audio] #SoundCloudSunday

Elcee – Robbery (Prod. KoBe Banner) [Audio] #SoundCloudSunday

Toronto, ON – LaShawn Powell, artistically known as Elcee (pronounced as the initials L.C.) was born in Halifax but currently resides in the GTA. … Read More »

Don’t pop a Molly: MuckAFolly with Aux Jennings, instead [Article]

Don’t pop a Molly: MuckAFolly with Aux Jennings, instead [Article]

Halifax, NS – On Feb. 5, Halifax’s own 21-year-old Aux Jennings released his debut EP, MuckAFolly. Following the drop of Jennings’ first mixtape … Read More »

Aux Jennings – MuckAFolly [EP]

Aux Jennings – MuckAFolly [EP]

Halifax, NS – On Feb. 5, Weirdo Click’s Aux Jennings dropped his highly-anticipated, self-produced EP entitled MuckAFolly. After 10 months of motivated dedication, this … Read More »

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