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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]

Central Canada

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Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from Central Canada (Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and surrounding regions in Ontario and Quebec), or events taking place in a Central Canadian location, can be found in this category. The Central Canada team is head up by Toronto based Natasha Paolini and the team itself is made up of various members of the Central Canada scene. If you are interested in joining the Central Canada team or in getting your story covered, please contact Natasha Paolini via natasha@hiphopcanada.com.


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If you’re interested in filling the position of Central Canada Regional Editor, please e-mail Sarah Sussman via sarah@hiphopcanada.com.

Rock The Mic: Rich Kidd performs “Syke” with Pete Rock [Video]

Rock The Mic: Rich Kidd performs “Syke” with Pete Rock [Video]

New York City, NY – Earlier this month, we brought you the first installation of CBC Music’s Rock The Mic series. Now … Read More »

Rock The Mic: Raz Fresco performs “And It Don’t Stop” in NYC [Video]

Rock The Mic: Raz Fresco performs “And It Don’t Stop” in NYC [Video]

New York City, NY – In case you missed the memo we’ve been keeping up with CBC Music’s Rock The Mic sessions. … Read More »

Drake talks Toronto Raptors with Jalen Rose & Bill Simmons [Video]

Drake talks Toronto Raptors with Jalen Rose & Bill Simmons [Video]

Toronto, ON – The Toronto Raptor’s Global Ambassador and 2014 ESPYs host, Aubrey “Drake” Graham, recently sat down with a couple of … Read More »

Nem-s-iss – Hennessy ft. Gangis Khan, QP & Baby Grhyme [Audio] #SOTD

Nem-s-iss – Hennessy ft. Gangis Khan, QP & Baby Grhyme [Audio] #SOTD

Toronto, ON – Toronto rapper Nem-s-iss, aka K-Fresh, drops off a new tune off his upcoming street album, THE NEMESIS.
“Hennessy,” produced by … Read More »

Rock The Mic: Rich Kidd performs “Syke” with Pete Rock [Video]

Rock The Mic: Rich Kidd performs “Syke” with Pete Rock [Video]

New York City, NY – Earlier this month, we brought you the first installation of CBC Music’s Rock The Mic series. Now … Read More »

Mickey Ulster – Outta Here ft. Truth Willis (Prod. Johnny Juliano) [Audio]

Mickey Ulster – Outta Here ft. Truth Willis (Prod. Johnny Juliano) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Toronto rap-cat Mickey Ulster has embraced his weed rapper status by launching this new 4/20 joint entitled “Outta Here” … Read More »

JesseRay – Waterfall [Audio] #SOTD

JesseRay – Waterfall [Audio] #SOTD

Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is a tune featured on the recently released 1990 project by former The Weeknd-affiliate, … Read More »

Sese – Throwin’ Smoke (Prod. Jazzfeezy & Scena) [Audio]

Sese – Throwin’ Smoke (Prod. Jazzfeezy & Scena) [Audio]

St. Catharines, ON – It’s time once again to “Put It Up” with your boy Sese, back with a new single entitled, … Read More »

Set2 – Wussup ft. Sese (Prod. Daniel Worthy) [Audio] #SOTD

Set2 – Wussup ft. Sese (Prod. Daniel Worthy) [Audio] #SOTD

Toronto, ON – Today’s Song of the Day is the latest single from Scarborough rapper Set2. The Daniel Worthy-produced “Wussup” features St. … Read More »

Mobi Mawla – Everything I Am [Video]

Mobi Mawla – Everything I Am [Video]

Toronto, ON – 17-year-old Mobi Mawla drops off some new visuals for his heartfelt single, “Everything I Am.” The video was directed … Read More »

Doctor J – Copacabana [Video]

Doctor J – Copacabana [Video]

Montreal, QC – Real City’s own Doctor J stepped in the booth with his best suit on and added a little background … Read More »

Win tickets to the Welcome To Dillavile Tour in Ottawa [Contest]

Win tickets to the Welcome To Dillavile Tour in Ottawa [Contest]

Ottawa, ON – We recently announced that our friends over at Kapacity Entertainment are bringing the Welcome To Dillaville Tour to Ottawa’s … Read More »

Win tickets to see Flatbush ZOMBiES live in Toronto [Contest]

Win tickets to see Flatbush ZOMBiES live in Toronto [Contest]

Toronto, ON – We recently announced that our friends over at SmashMouth Entertainment had teamed up with Canadian Music Week Festival and … Read More »

Jimmy B – One Whiskey [Video]

Jimmy B – One Whiskey [Video]

Toronto, ON – Jimmy B just dropped of some touching new visuals in support of his L.O.R.D.S. project. “One Whiskey,” one of … Read More »

Cee – It Ain’t Over ft. Hezekiah [Video]

Cee – It Ain’t Over ft. Hezekiah [Video]

Montreal, QC – Cee teamed up with Philly’s own rapper-producer Hezekiah for these fresh new visuals for “It Ain’t Over” off Cee’s … Read More »

JD Era, Rich Kidd, A-Game & more at Roc The Mic in Toronto on May 31 [News]

JD Era, Rich Kidd, A-Game & more at Roc The Mic in Toronto on May 31 [News]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 15, 2014 – Some of Toronto’s most popular hip-hop acts will be headlining Roc The Mic … Read More »

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 10, 2014 – I met Toronto rapper T.R.A., aka Tha Rhyme Animal, in person for the … Read More »

Fortunato – The Street ft. Grhymes, Notez & Realistic [Audio] #SOTD

Fortunato – The Street ft. Grhymes, Notez & Realistic [Audio] #SOTD

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 16, 2014 – Cross-country connections are made on the latest from Fortunato. “The Streets” features Vancity … Read More »

DillanPonders – Threatz (Remix) [Audio]

DillanPonders – Threatz (Remix) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – SmashMouth Entertainment’s own DillanPonders has just dropped a remix over Denzel Curry’s “Threatz” as an appreciation track dedicated to his … Read More »

Beeyoudee – Le Mot De Cambronne ft. Seif & Mozaka & K-Méléon (Prod. Junior Makhno) [Audio]

Beeyoudee – Le Mot De Cambronne ft. Seif & Mozaka & K-Méléon (Prod. Junior Makhno) [Audio]

Québec City, QC – French-Canadian MC Beeyoudee recently teamed up with Seif, Mozaka, K-Méléon, and producer Junior Makhno for this dope new … Read More »

Mobolaji – Broke [Audio]

Mobolaji – Broke [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Toronto’s own Mobolaji just dropped his latest single entitled “Broke.” The track was produced by Afolabi “Bamzy” Akinbami. And – as … Read More »

The Come Up Show 7th Year Anniversary [Mixtape]

The Come Up Show 7th Year Anniversary [Mixtape]

London, ON – Congrats to our friends at The Come Up Show, celebrating their 7-year anniversary! To celebrate the anniversary, The Come … Read More »

GiNZ – Barrage (Prod. EZ-A) [Audio]

GiNZ – Barrage (Prod. EZ-A) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – The homie GiNZ has just dropped a new EZ-A-produced track – “Barrage” – that he’s been sitting on for … Read More »

Anno Domini talks production success & advice for aspiring CDN producers [Interview]

Anno Domini talks production success & advice for aspiring CDN producers [Interview]

London, UK – In the early 2000′s, when the relationship between hip-hop and the internet really began to flourish, many aspiring MCs … Read More »

ELMNT – Night’s Over Egypt (Prod. Tut Piece) [Audio]

ELMNT – Night’s Over Egypt (Prod. Tut Piece) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Former T-Dot resident ELMNT has been on his hustle lately. Dude dropped three singles in one week; including this … Read More »

Pizzy Only – $tayin True (Prod. DJ Smokey) [Audio]

Pizzy Only – $tayin True (Prod. DJ Smokey) [Audio]

Kitchener, ON – Kitchener’s own Pizzy Only just dropped the fourth and final single leading up to the release of his DeathxDontxDiscriminatex … Read More »

Major Lazer – Aerosol Can ft. Pharrell (M Mac Remix) [Audio]

Major Lazer – Aerosol Can ft. Pharrell (M Mac Remix) [Audio]

Toronto, ON – T-Dot producer M Mac (of SmashMouth Entertainment) just dropped a remix of Major Lazer’s collaborative “Aerosol Can” joint with Pharrell.
M Mac stays with … 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 »

Kapacity Entertainment presents: Welcome To DILLAville Tour in Ottawa [News]

Kapacity Entertainment presents: Welcome To DILLAville Tour in Ottawa [News]

Ottawa, ON – On May 1, our friends over at Kapacity Entertainment bring the J Dilla tribute Welcome To DILLAville Tour to … Read More »

PARTYNEXTDOOR – West District [Audio]

PARTYNEXTDOOR – West District [Audio]

Mississauga, ON – Remember how Drake dropped “Days In The East” over that Shebib-assisted PARTYNEXTDOOR beat last week? Well PARTYNEXTDOOR just flipped … Read More »

Fake Drake: Drizzy disguises himself and asks random people what they think of him [News]

Fake Drake: Drizzy disguises himself and asks random people what they think of him [News]

Toronto, ON – The good people over at Jimmy Kimmel Live decided to dress Drake up as Fake Drake. Because reasons. Anyways, … Read More »

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