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

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

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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 »

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 »

Halifax’s Cuv deep-sixes ‘pretty boy,’ releases Hypocrite mixtape

Halifax’s Cuv deep-sixes ‘pretty boy,’ releases Hypocrite mixtape

Halifax, NS – He’s dropped the “Pretty Boy” from his name and now goes strictly by Cuv. With the change in identify … Read More »

Dartmouth’s FoFF previews Code of Conduct LP with “Sidewalks” single

Dartmouth’s FoFF previews Code of Conduct LP with “Sidewalks” single

Dartmouth, NS – “Sidewalks” is the first single from FoFF off his Code of Conduct album, set to drop this spring. You … Read More »

Hopscotch Recap: 3-day Halifax event featured Rakim, Freddie Gibbs, Madchild & more

Hopscotch Recap: 3-day Halifax event featured Rakim, Freddie Gibbs, Madchild & more

Halifax, NS – Check out this great recap video of the 3-day Halifax Hopscotch Festival. The event took place this past September … Read More »

Veteran producer/MC Phakt represents for the “East Coast” with Rob Parsons-directed video

Veteran producer/MC Phakt represents for the “East Coast” with Rob Parsons-directed video

Saint John, NB – Phakt is a legend in Atlantic Canada. Residing in Saint John, New Brunswick, Mike Washington came to Halifax … Read More »

Halifax’s Neon Dreams, signed to Waka Flocka’s 36BRICKHOUSE, go “Hard In The Paint”

Halifax’s Neon Dreams, signed to Waka Flocka’s 36BRICKHOUSE, go “Hard In The Paint”

Halifax, NS – Waka Flocka recently signed Halifax based group Neon Dreams to his 36BRICKHOUSE production label. This is their first collaborative project … Read More »

Appreciate The Wait: After 9 years in jail, Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new mixtape

Appreciate The Wait: After 9 years in jail, Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new mixtape

Halifax, NS – Corey Writes was a kid on the come up when Halifax’s scene was going through a passing of the … Read More »

Song of the Day: Classified teams up with Canadian vet Saukrates for “Noah’s Arc”

Song of the Day: Classified teams up with Canadian vet Saukrates for “Noah’s Arc”

UPDATE: After an overwhelming response to the initial post, we’ve decided to make Class and Soxx’s new collaboration our Song of the … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Classified and Snoop Dogg went M.I.A. so this “No Pressure” video features their doppelgangers

Classified and Snoop Dogg went M.I.A. so this “No Pressure” video features their doppelgangers

Enfield, NS – Earlier on last month, Classified dropped the accompanying video for his Snoop Dogg-assisted track, “No Pressure” (off the … Read More »

Classified teams up with Brett Emmons for this acoustic version of “Heavy Head”

Classified teams up with Brett Emmons for this acoustic version of “Heavy Head”

Enfield, NS – In case you missed the memo, Classified is gearing up to drop his highly anticipated album, Greatful, on Jan. … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2016, our HipHopCanada team members are wrapping up 2015 with a series of lists … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 28, 2015 – To wrap up 2015, our team members here at HipHopCanada are crafting up … Read More »

Nasty releases the video for his collaboration with DJ IV & SolidMas titled “They Call Me”

Nasty releases the video for his collaboration with DJ IV & SolidMas titled “They Call Me”

St. John’s, NL – St. John’s artist Nasty recently released the video treatment for his single with DJ IV and SolidMas titled … Read More »

Song of the Day: Classified enlists Snoop Dogg for “No Pressure” single

Song of the Day: Classified enlists Snoop Dogg for “No Pressure” single

Enfield, NS – Our Song of the Day is the latest single from Canadian superstar rapper Classified which features West Coast living … Read More »

Song of the Day: Halifax’s Quake Matthews says “God Bless Atlanta”

Song of the Day: Halifax’s Quake Matthews says “God Bless Atlanta”

Halifax, NS – Released roughly a month ago, Halifax mainstay Quake Matthews stays true to his reputation for releasing quality music with … Read More »

Hip-hop series #BigTicket is back with JD Era, Kayo & more on Nov. 27

Hip-hop series #BigTicket is back with JD Era, Kayo & more on Nov. 27

Toronto, ON – Brought to you by EasPark Pro and MaximumFm.ca, #BigTicket returns on Friday, Nov. 27 with another dope line-up inside … Read More »

JRed The Doctor pulls up in the “Beige ‘Ac” with new music

JRed The Doctor pulls up in the “Beige ‘Ac” with new music

Montreal, QC – After consistently releasing new material over the last couple of years, Real City’s own JRed The Doctor aka Doctor … Read More »

TopLeft Recordings & Quarter Inch Kings – M.ade I.n C.anada Vol. 9 (Mixed by DJ Law) [Mixtape]

TopLeft Recordings & Quarter Inch Kings – M.ade I.n C.anada Vol. 9 (Mixed by DJ Law) [Mixtape]

Toronto, ON – The wait is over! TopLeft Recordings and Quarter Inch Kings have come together once again to present the latest … Read More »

Classified & DJ Premier just dropped an important PSA & a “Filthy” new video

Classified & DJ Premier just dropped an important PSA & a “Filthy” new video

Enfield, NS – Originally published October 25, 2015 – It’s been a long minute since we’ve heard from Classified. But Class just … Read More »

Bye Stephen: Liberal majority means more investment in cultural & creative industries

Bye Stephen: Liberal majority means more investment in cultural & creative industries

After close to 10 years of Stephen Harper’s … Read More »

J Jigga John Bus It enlists Renegade for the “Gave It My All” video

J Jigga John Bus It enlists Renegade for the “Gave It My All” video

Montreal, QC – Nova Scotian born Montreal resident and MC J Jigga John Bus It dropped off newly released visuals powered by … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

Calgary, AB – CARAS has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2016 … Read More »

Photos: Skratch Bastid & friends turn it up at Bastid’s BBQ in Halifax

Photos: Skratch Bastid & friends turn it up at Bastid’s BBQ in Halifax

Halifax, NS – For the fifth year in a row, Skratch Bastid has hit the road with his critically acclaimed Bastid’s BBQ … Read More »

Award-winning DJ/producer Skratch Bastid talks Bastid’s BBQ, new projects & more

Award-winning DJ/producer Skratch Bastid talks Bastid’s BBQ, new projects & more

“The BBQ is for the love of food and music, and the enjoyment of how well they go together. I sought out … Read More »

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