Central Canada Feature

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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 Feature

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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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Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.

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Your Editor: Vacant

If you’re interested in filling the position of Atlantic Canada / East Coast Editor, please e-mail Jesse Plunkett via jesse@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 »

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 »

Canadian Music Week & SmashMouth Entertainment present: Flatbush ZOMBiES live in Toronto [News]

Canadian Music Week & SmashMouth Entertainment present: Flatbush ZOMBiES live in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Our friends over at SmashMouth Entertainment have teamed up with Canadian Music Week Festival and Monster Energy to bring … Read More »

Huge Ticket: Maestro Fresh Wes & comedian Trixx host #BigTicket on Apr. 11 [News]

Huge Ticket: Maestro Fresh Wes & comedian Trixx host #BigTicket on Apr. 11 [News]

Toronto, ON – It’s that time again; the HipHopCanada-sponsored #BigTicket event – brought to you by our friends over at EasParkPro - is … Read More »

Toronto-based Nova Scotian MC Murda Marz killed in shooting [News]

Toronto-based Nova Scotian MC Murda Marz killed in shooting [News]

Toronto, ON – The Toronto hip-hop scene is in mourning today as up-and-coming rapper Shmar Parris (aka Murda Marz) was confirmed as … Read More »

Rock The Mic: Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “They Reminisce Over You” ft. Rich Kidd & Raz Fresco [Video]

Rock The Mic: Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “They Reminisce Over You” ft. Rich Kidd & Raz Fresco [Video]

New York City, NY – The good people over at CBC Music recently announced that they’d started up a new four-part Rock the … Read More »

Peter Jackson – Havana ft. Waka Flocka Flame & Bianca [Video]

Peter Jackson – Havana ft. Waka Flocka Flame & Bianca [Video]

Toronto, ON – Peter Jackson is pleased to announce the release of his latest video, “Havana,” featuring Waka Flocka Flame. “Havana” is … Read More »

JD Era – BARZ Volume 1 [Mixtape] #Premiere

JD Era – BARZ Volume 1 [Mixtape] #Premiere

Toronto, ON – Once tucked in the shadows of the black market, this raw commodity has seen its stock rise exponentially in … Read More »

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Late 2013, Toronto artist Black Sage made a trip to Vancouver to clear his head, escape from his everyday … Read More »

Rich Kidd – The Valley [Video]

Rich Kidd – The Valley [Video]

Toronto, ON – T-Dot’s own rapper-producer Rich Kidd just launched new visuals via Highsnobiety for his track “The Valley” off of In … Read More »

Montreal’s HMAN performs live in Moscow, Russia [Video]

Montreal’s HMAN performs live in Moscow, Russia [Video]

Montreal, QC – A day before the release of his Cloudsurfing mixtape featuring Freeway, Fiend and more, Real City emcee HMAN shares … Read More »

Win a pair of tickets to see Bone Thugs-N-Harmony live in Toronto [Contest]

Win a pair of tickets to see Bone Thugs-N-Harmony live in Toronto [Contest]

Toronto, ON – Yesterday we announced that Bone Thugs-N-Harmony crew members, Wish Bone and Krayzie Bone, are performing at Toronto’s Mod Club … Read More »

Dan-e-o – Get Up On It ft. SepTo & Rich Kidd [Video]

Dan-e-o – Get Up On It ft. SepTo & Rich Kidd [Video]

Toronto, ON – Directed by Andre Rehal and produced by WORKED Films, “Get Up On It” is the first video from the … Read More »

JesseRay – Empty Rooms [Video]

JesseRay – Empty Rooms [Video]

Toronto, ON – Last week we dropped a review of JesseRay’s recent 1990 project release. And the Internet exploded over it. So this … Read More »

Choclair – End Of The Road ft. Bishop Brigante & Darryl Riley [Video]

Choclair – End Of The Road ft. Bishop Brigante & Darryl Riley [Video]

Toronto, ON – The response has been great for the new Choclair single we posted last week and now we’ve got the … Read More »

Win tickets to see G-Eazy live in Toronto [Contest]

Win tickets to see G-Eazy live in Toronto [Contest]

Toronto, ON – On Mar. 20, our friends over at Union Events team up with INK to bring rapper-producer G-Eazy and his … Read More »

Cam’ron & Montreal’s A-Trak cover latest issue of Complex [News]

Cam’ron & Montreal’s A-Trak cover latest issue of Complex [News]

New York, NY – As one of the most anticipated collaborations of 2014, it only makes sense seeing Montreal’s A-Trak and Cam’ron covering … Read More »

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

Montreal, QC – CJ Flemings is undoubtedly one of the freshest voices to emerge out of Montreal as of … Read More »

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

Montreal, QC – Montreal’s producer-on-the-rise, BeatAHoe, released his Sewer Musicc project back at the end of 2013. BeatAHoe crafts beats for Canadian … Read More »

VLXL (Via Linez & Lyve) – Rappity Rap Raps. [Mixtape]

VLXL (Via Linez & Lyve) – Rappity Rap Raps. [Mixtape]

Toronto, ON – VLXL, the union between Toronto’s vets Via Linez (MC) and Lyve (producer), have released the first of two projects … Read More »

JD Era – Rice In Chinatown (Dir. Machete Cortez) [Video]

JD Era – Rice In Chinatown (Dir. Machete Cortez) [Video]

Toronto, ON – With his new project, Barz: Volume 1, on the way, IceH2O Canada recording artist JD Era drops off new … Read More »

OutKast announcement builds excitement for OVO Fest 2014 [News]

OutKast announcement builds excitement for OVO Fest 2014 [News]

Toronto, ON – The tradition of OVO Fest continues Aug. 3 and 4, 2014 inside of Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Tickets for … Read More »

History Repeated: Canada wins Olympic hockey games and Maestro brings the hip-hop [News]

History Repeated: Canada wins Olympic hockey games and Maestro brings the hip-hop [News]

Toronto, ON – You’re probably well-aware of this by now, but Canada beat the U.S. during the Olympic semi-final hockey game today. … Read More »

Down With Webster: “Feel So Alive” live in CBC Music Studio 211 [Video]

Down With Webster: “Feel So Alive” live in CBC Music Studio 211 [Video]

Toronto, ON – Down With Webster recently spent some time kicking it over at CBC Music Studio 211 in Toronto. The heavyweight … Read More »

JD Era and Rich Kidd: The 5 STAR GLOW Tour kicks off on Feb. 22 [News]

JD Era and Rich Kidd: The 5 STAR GLOW Tour kicks off on Feb. 22 [News]

Toronto, ON – Our friends over at IceBurgh Society Entertainment and KT Diamond Promotions just announced four Ontario dates for the upcoming … Read More »

Chopping it up with Pusha T in Toronto [Interview]

Chopping it up with Pusha T in Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON - G.O.O.D Music’s own Pusha T made a stop at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Feb. 2 along his My Name Is My … Read More »

#BigTicket presents: The Golden Tour live in Toronto on Feb. 14 [News]

#BigTicket presents: The Golden Tour live in Toronto on Feb. 14 [News]

Toronto, ON – On Feb. 14, our friends over at #BigTicket bring The Golden Tour to Wrong Bar (1279 Queen St. W) … Read More »

Maestro’s “Reach for the Sky” named anthem for 2014 Winter Olympics [News]

Maestro’s “Reach for the Sky” named anthem for 2014 Winter Olympics [News]

Sochi, RS – CBC has announced that the “Reach for the Sky (Gold Medal Mix)” by Maestro Fresh Wes, featuring Classified and … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes – Timeless ft. Divine Brown [Video]

Maestro Fresh Wes – Timeless ft. Divine Brown [Video]

Toronto, ON – As a kick-off to Black History Month, Maestro Fresh Wes has teamed up with Divine Brown for this new … Read More »

YG – Who Do You Love? ft. Drake [Audio]

YG – Who Do You Love? ft. Drake [Audio]

Toronto, ON – YG just officially launched this latest track (off his upcoming My Krazy Life album) entitled “Who Do You Love?” featuring Toronto’s … Read More »

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