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

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

Central Canada Feature

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NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

Toronto, ON – I was blessed to be able to dip over to Toronto last week to cover the annual NXNE music … Read More »

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

Toronto, ON – Monthly hip-hop series #BigTicket returns next Friday, June 24 inside Toronto’s Revival Bar. The headline is JUNO Award-winning trio, … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

Toronto, ON – The week marks the beginning of NXNE 2016, one of Toronto’s most anticipated festivals of the month. In case … Read More »

Power Level Up: Sese of Nightmare Klub releases new visuals in support of The Cell Saga

Power Level Up: Sese of Nightmare Klub releases new visuals in support of The Cell Saga

St. Catharines, ON – “Power Level Up” is the latest visual release from Sese in support of The Cell Saga mixtape. The … Read More »

Tonight: Bring Ya Eh Game brings the Eh List Summer Tour to Montreal’s TRH Bar

Tonight: Bring Ya Eh Game brings the Eh List Summer Tour to Montreal’s TRH Bar

Ottawa, ON – Recording artist, radio host, and Bring Ya Eh Game founder Dynamic (aka Ya Favourite Lightskin) kicked off his Eh … Read More »

Contest: Win VIP passes to NXNE Port Lands featuring ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah & more

Contest: Win VIP passes to NXNE Port Lands featuring ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah & more

Toronto, ON – Updated Jun. 4 at 5:50 p.m. – Due to Freddie Gibbs’ ongoing legal issues, he will no longer be … Read More »

You need to listen to k-os’ Views From The Stix mixtape featuring Kaytranada, Boi-1da, and more

You need to listen to k-os’ Views From The Stix mixtape featuring Kaytranada, Boi-1da, and more

Toronto, ON – Canadian rap veteran k-os just unleashed his second ever mixtape release titled Views From The Stix. The project serves … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q announced as the headliner for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

ScHoolboy Q announced as the headliner for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

Toronto, ON – The annual NXNE music festival goes down in Toronto this year from June 13 through June 19. And we’re … Read More »

Jazz Cartier drops 360 virtual reality double feature for “Red Alert” & “100 Roses”

Jazz Cartier drops 360 virtual reality double feature for “Red Alert” & “100 Roses”

Toronto, ON – Jazz Cartier continues to push the boundaries of creativity and set trends among peers. His latest video employs YouTube’s … Read More »

Peter Jackson’s “Rap City” (feat. Michael Mazzé) holds down Raptors as playoff push continues

Peter Jackson’s “Rap City” (feat. Michael Mazzé) holds down Raptors as playoff push continues

Toronto, ON – He was certain they’d see success with last year’s push, but a deep playoff run for the Toronto Raptors … Read More »

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite guys in the rap game, D.O. Gibson recently debuted a new podcast series entitled On … Read More »

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

Brampton, ON – I recently got familiar with a new collective coming out of Brampton called the LostSoulsClub (LSC). The LSC collective … Read More »

Drake finally dropped VIEWS; gets interviewed by Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio

Drake finally dropped VIEWS; gets interviewed by Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio

Toronto, ON – On Thursday night, everyone tuned in to Beats 1 Radio to cop the first listen to Drake‘s highly anticipated … 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 »

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Richmond Hill, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with 17 year old Richmond Hill producing prodigy, Krinny, to bring you the premiere … Read More »

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Brampton, ON – Brampton artist Derin Falana finally released his his highly anticipated new Live From Rocky Mountain mixtape earlier this month.
The … Read More »

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Toronto, ON – The Prizm Prize, founded in 2012 and administered by the Association for Music and Innovative Arts, is a national … Read More »

RT! directs stunning new video for “Jameson Ave” off the Naturally Born Strangers LP

RT! directs stunning new video for “Jameson Ave” off the Naturally Born Strangers LP

Toronto, ON – It’s been over a year now since Toronto hip-hop trio Naturally Born Strangers (Adam Bomb, Tona & Rich Kidd) … Read More »

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Toronto, ON – With Views From The 6 dropping just around the corner, you wouldn’t be totally crazy if you expected to … Read More »

Drake covers SLAM Magazine’s 6 Gods issue with Raptors All-Stars Lowry & DeRozan

Drake covers SLAM Magazine’s 6 Gods issue with Raptors All-Stars Lowry & DeRozan

Toronto, ON – 10 years ago, if I had told you that Toronto would be the talk of both the NBA and … Read More »

You need to hear this 4 pack of new songs Derek Wise just dropped

You need to hear this 4 pack of new songs Derek Wise just dropped

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 26, 2016 – One of my favourite Canadian up-and-comers right now, Derek Wise just released this … Read More »

Toronto producer/MC Drega is Where The Wolves Are on solid new EP

Toronto producer/MC Drega is Where The Wolves Are on solid new EP

Toronto, ON – Since mid-last year we’ve had Drega on a list of Toronto artists to keep tabs on. His talent and … Read More »

Poltergeist: Brampton up-and-comer Flexx Jasper pays homage with catchy single

Poltergeist: Brampton up-and-comer Flexx Jasper pays homage with catchy single

Brampton, ON – Flexx Jasper is one of the hottest artists coming out of Brampton’s bubbling hip-hop scene and his Forever EP … Read More »

As Obama announces end to Cuban embargo, Jonathan Emile gets political on “Viva Fidel!”

As Obama announces end to Cuban embargo, Jonathan Emile gets political on “Viva Fidel!”

Montreal, QC – New music from Jamaican-Canadian recording artist and activist, Jonathan Emile. Following up on his The Lover / Fighter Document … Read More »

My, My, My: Junia-T previews Son of a (Drum)mer EP with BriskInTheHouse-assisted video

My, My, My: Junia-T previews Son of a (Drum)mer EP with BriskInTheHouse-assisted video

Toronto, ON – With his Son of a (Drum)mer project on the way, acclaimed producer-MC Junia-T gets the anticipation building even further … Read More »

Canadian star Alessia Cara releases video for hit single “Wild Things”

Canadian star Alessia Cara releases video for hit single “Wild Things”

Brampton, ON – In support of her hit debut Know-It-All, Canadian singing sensation Alessia Cara releases highly anticipated visuals for her Malay-produced … Read More »

Bring Ya Eh Game releases The Eh List Vol. 4 with Sese, JRDN, Ramone, Dynamic & more

Bring Ya Eh Game releases The Eh List Vol. 4 with Sese, JRDN, Ramone, Dynamic & more

Toronto, ON – Boooom! Here it is, The Eh List Vol. 4 presented by Bring Ya Eh Game is available now! The … Read More »

Toronto’s J-Soul signs with Cash Money Records; releases “Toronto Plaza Motel” video

Toronto’s J-Soul signs with Cash Money Records; releases “Toronto Plaza Motel” video

Toronto, ON – Seems like every other day we’re talking about a different Canadian artist making power moves on an international level. … Read More »

Jazz Cartier takes Venice by storm with new Kyle Sanderson-directed video, “Opera”

Jazz Cartier takes Venice by storm with new Kyle Sanderson-directed video, “Opera”

Venice, IT – Continuing his ascendant rap career with yet another strong release, Jazz Cartier enlisted director Kyle Sanderson to visualize his … Read More »

RBC Bluesfest 2016 to feature ScHoolboy Q, Future, Alessia Cara, Cashtro Crosby & more

RBC Bluesfest 2016 to feature ScHoolboy Q, Future, Alessia Cara, Cashtro Crosby & more

Ottawa, ON – It’s been a great week for festival updates. First the excitement surrounding Montreal’s famous Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, … Read More »

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