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Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9

Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9

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Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9″

Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9″

Fredericton, NB – Royce Da 5’9″ has been rapping for over 20 years now, he’s been in many successful collaborative groups, and … Read More »

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Enfield, NS – This week Classified is promoting the single “Never Stop The Show” off his recently released Greatful album. The track … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dope Piece releases two-part video for “Come Up” & “Catchin’ Wreck”

Dope Piece releases two-part video for “Come Up” & “Catchin’ Wreck”

St. John’s, NL – East Coast rapper Dope Piece just released brand new visuals for the songs “Come Up” and “Catchin’ Wreck” … Read More »

Ondalay Ondalay: Nova Scotian MC J Jigga John Bus It releases Matthew Ingraham-directed video

Ondalay Ondalay: Nova Scotian MC J Jigga John Bus It releases Matthew Ingraham-directed video

Montreal, QC – Nova Scotia native J Jigga John Bus It drops off new visuals in support of his Shockvalue2 mixtape. “Ondalay … Read More »

Producer/MC Cess’s 18-track project RISE showcases some of the East Coast’s best

Producer/MC Cess’s 18-track project RISE showcases some of the East Coast’s best

Halifax, NS – Originally published September 5, 2015 – Check out RISE by Camp Fyah Entertainment mc-producer, Cess.
The 18-track project, which dropped … Read More »

Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Maestro speaks with Global Halifax about acting, Fish N’ Chips, new projects & more

Halifax, NS – Toronto’s Maestro Fresh Wes, the Godfather of Canadian hip-hop, has been quite busy on the East coast this summer. … Read More »

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