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Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

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Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

Halifax, NS – East Coast rapper Quake Matthews was just announced as a Top 5 finalist for Casino Nova Scotia’s Artist in Residence … Read More »

Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

Quake Matthews makes Top 5 in Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence Program

Halifax, NS – East Coast rapper Quake Matthews was just announced as a Top 5 finalist for Casino Nova Scotia’s Artist in Residence … Read More »

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Enfield, NS – On May 5, Classified released this video (directed by Jason Levangie) for his David Myles assisted “Work Away” off … Read More »

Toronto talent Shah teases upcoming EP Day of Shah with video series

Toronto talent Shah teases upcoming EP Day of Shah with video series

Toronto, ON – It feels like it’s shaping up to be a summer filled with a copious amount of new projects. Toronto … Read More »

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

Hamilton, ON – Hip-hop icon N.O.R.E. returns to Canada this coming Thursday, May 12, for the first of 13 stops on his … Read More »

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

Toronto, ON – It’s always a good time when we get new music from Rel McCoy, and he recently dropped a new … Read More »

Kung Fu Vampire announces North American tour dates and KOTD’s Dirtbag Dan is joining

Kung Fu Vampire announces North American tour dates and KOTD’s Dirtbag Dan is joining

San Jose, California –  Kung Fu Vampire has announced the dates for his upcoming Look Alive Canadian tour and KOTD’s legendary Battle … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

DK & Justo show us the “Nightmare in Brooklyn” with this new video release

DK & Justo show us the “Nightmare in Brooklyn” with this new video release

Halifax, NS – Halifax producer DK recently joined forces with Brooklyn-based rapper Justo to form a duo that fuses American East Coast … 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 »

You need to hear this new track from Dope Piece titled “SUNROOF”

You need to hear this new track from Dope Piece titled “SUNROOF”

St. John’s, NL – Newfoundland’s wavy cloud rap king Dope Piece recently released his latest single titled “SUNROOF” off his forthcoming dopeace … Read More »

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Halifax, NS – HopHopCanada wants to send out a huge congratulations to Quake Matthews for taking home his first ever East Coast … Read More »

Droppin Inwards: Watch the new “People Like Me” video from East Coast vet Phakt

Droppin Inwards: Watch the new “People Like Me” video from East Coast vet Phakt

Saint John, NB – East coast hip-hop veteran Phakt released a new project back in March titled Droppin Inwards on indie label, … Read More »

We caught up with Classified to chat about his new animated video for “Having Kids Is Easy”

We caught up with Classified to chat about his new animated video for “Having Kids Is Easy”

Enfield, NS – East Coast rapper Classified just released new animated visuals for his dad anthem, “Having Kids Is Easy” off the … Read More »

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Toronto, ON – This announcement probably would have been perfect for our mini Bishop Brigante takeover a couple of weeks back, but … 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 »

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 »

Fortunato & Sean One release the “Honest Man” video in support of Blue Collar

Fortunato & Sean One release the “Honest Man” video in support of Blue Collar

Elsipogtog First Nation, NB – Released in support of their collaborative album, Blue Collar, Fortunato and Sean One release new visuals for … 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 »

Caught Up In Darkness: Toronto based Chaisson & Melly.D pay tribute to friend on new single

Caught Up In Darkness: Toronto based Chaisson & Melly.D pay tribute to friend on new single

Toronto, ON – After starting to get his name out through working with Kardinal Offishall, Dartmouth singer-songwriter Chaisson returns with a new … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

Today is the official kick-off to JUNO Week in Calgary … Read More »

Dartmouth up-and-comer Thrillah teams up with Cam Smith & Earl B to preview Thrillville3 project

Dartmouth up-and-comer Thrillah teams up with Cam Smith & Earl B to preview Thrillville3 project

Dartmouth, NS – Zone out with this relatively new Cam Smith-produced banger by Dartmouth up-and-comer, Thrillah Kane. “All I Want Is You” … Read More »

East Coast up-and-comer MAK11 is trying to figure out how to “Function”

East Coast up-and-comer MAK11 is trying to figure out how to “Function”

St. John’s, NL – St. John’s rapper MAK11 recently released a new video for his Roca Beats and Lazy James produced “Function” … Read More »

New music: Quake Matthews gets personal with “Love Yourself” & “Real Friends” remixes

New music: Quake Matthews gets personal with “Love Yourself” & “Real Friends” remixes

Halifax, NS – Some fresh tunes from one of our favourite East Coast artists, Quake Matthews. The latest features Mr. Matthews dropping … Read More »

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 20, the good people over at LiveNation brought Classified to MacEwan Ballroom in Calgary for a stop … Read More »

Prism Prize 2016: Drake, SonReal, Spek Won & more make the Top 20 short list

Prism Prize 2016: Drake, SonReal, Spek Won & more make the Top 20 short list

Toronto, ON – On Feb. 9, the good people over at the Prism Prize announced the Top 20 short list for this … Read More »

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Killing”

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Killing”

Halifax, NS – Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie has been honing his craft for years mixing it up with the likes of … Read More »

Dope Piece has a new #dopeace project coming out & he is drinking up the “Tanqueray”

Dope Piece has a new #dopeace project coming out & he is drinking up the “Tanqueray”

St. John’s, NL – One of my favourite up-and-comers of 2015, Dope Piece just dropped his latest single titled “Tanqueray” (produced by … Read More »

Jicknordan and CDN Movement team up for High Hoser

Jicknordan and CDN Movement team up for High Hoser

Dartmouth, NS – We’ve got some shine for our friends on the East. Scotian emcee Jicknordan and CDN Movement recently released a … Read More »

Adam Jenkins sees “69 Bitches” on the T.V. but all he’s thinking about is how to get to you

Adam Jenkins sees “69 Bitches” on the T.V. but all he’s thinking about is how to get to you

St. John’s, NL – East Coast up-and-comer Adam Jenkins recently released a new single titled “69 Bitches” (produced by 3.D).
“69 Bitches” is … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … Read More »

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