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Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

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Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Toronto, ON – To commemorate what would be the 52nd birthday of late groundbreaking DJ / producer, Jam Master Jay of legendary … Read More »

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Toronto, ON – To commemorate what would be the 52nd birthday of late groundbreaking DJ / producer, Jam Master Jay of legendary … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

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

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

Atlanta, GA – Newfoundland born ATL transplant DruggOfChoice returns with a new video for his AK All-Day-produced single, “DRUGS-123.” The songs takes … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … 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 »

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 »

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.

Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new “Picture Me Rollin” single featuring JRDN

Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new “Picture Me Rollin” single featuring JRDN

Halifax, NS – Corey Writes returns with a new single featuring Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter, JRDN. “Picture Me Rollin” is available on iTunes, … Read More »

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 »

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 »

Dope Piece re-releases emotionally driven memorial track “Take Me Away (Tribute For TP)”

Dope Piece re-releases emotionally driven memorial track “Take Me Away (Tribute For TP)”

St. John’s, NL – Newfoundland rapper Dope Piece recently re-released his tribute track “Take Me Away (Tribute For TP)” to mark the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

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

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Toronto, ON – Originally published Nov. 28, 2016 – Grand Hustle’s own T.I. is gearing up to headline a tour across Canada … 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 »

We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

St. John’s, NL – St. John’s rapper DopePiece recently re-released his track “DIRTYDOPE” off the DOPEACE album.
“DIRTYDOPE” originally appeared as the first … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 8

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 8

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

LMG: Halifax’s Konyon Cash teams up with groupmate Wizzle Brown for new single

LMG: Halifax’s Konyon Cash teams up with groupmate Wizzle Brown for new single

Halifax, NS – After moving to Canada from Liberia in 2005 at the age of 9, Konyon Cash continued to hone his … 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 »

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.

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 5

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 5

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify last month, and we’ve been at it with a new playlist and more than two … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

Calgary, AB – In case you missed it, HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this month and made our debut with the first … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

Calgary, AB – At the beginning of October HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and made our debut with the first two in our … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

Calgary, AB – Last week HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and launched with the first installation of our weekly playlist series.
Every week we’ll … Read More »

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2017 … Read More »

Listen to DopePiece’s “Swangin” collaboration with Yung Xela & Pelley

Listen to DopePiece’s “Swangin” collaboration with Yung Xela & Pelley

St. John’s, NL – Last week, East Coast rapper DopePiece teamed up with Yung Xela for this new Pelley produced track titled … Read More »

HipHopCanada is now on Spotify: Listen to our debut weekly playlist curated by Sarah Jay

HipHopCanada is now on Spotify: Listen to our debut weekly playlist curated by Sarah Jay

Calgary, AB – We’re very excited to announce that HipHopCanada has (finally) joined Spotify and we’re launching with the first installation of … Read More »

Fortunato launches the Four Flags Tour in Saint John, New Brunswick on Oct. 7

Fortunato launches the Four Flags Tour in Saint John, New Brunswick on Oct. 7

Saint John, NB – Celebrating a birthday yesterday, our boy Fortunato drops off the poster for his latest event series, kicking off … Read More »

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna, BC – West coast rapper Doug Crawford has announced plans for a Canadian tour this fall. He’ll embark on a string … Read More »

Listen to “Never Know” by The Search featuring Tona Tencreddi of Naturally Born Strangers

Listen to “Never Know” by The Search featuring Tona Tencreddi of Naturally Born Strangers

Toronto, ON – Tona Tencreddi connects with Quake and Kayo of The Search for a dope Yogidaproducer-produced banger called “Never Know. Just … Read More »

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