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Nova Scotia’s Mitchell Bailey teams up with Cam Smith & Gold Bangz for “W

Nova Scotia’s Mitchell Bailey teams up with Cam Smith & Gold Bangz for “W

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Don Mulatto’s memory kept alive with the posthumous release of Donny Snowbird

Don Mulatto’s memory kept alive with the posthumous release of Donny Snowbird

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – It’s been two months since the sudden passing of my friend and talented Canadian hip-hop rapper, Justice … Read More »

Ottawa up-and-comer Wavy Drexler impresses with 4-track EP, Base

Ottawa up-and-comer Wavy Drexler impresses with 4-track EP, Base

Ottawa, ON – After building a buzz with his self-produced single “BYE!”, Ottawa’s Wavy Drexler drops a 4-track EP by the name … Read More »

Drake brings out Eminem for Detroit Summer Sixteen show

Drake brings out Eminem for Detroit Summer Sixteen show

Detroit, MI – If you were waiting for Drake and Eminem to engage in all out lyrical warfare, you’ll have to wait … Read More »

Ottawa rapper Esco, 33, shot & killed in downtown club

Ottawa rapper Esco, 33, shot & killed in downtown club

Ottawa, ON – The venue was just moments away from closing for the night, but a dispute within Ottawa’s Sentral Nightclub resulted … Read More »

Contest: Enter to win two tickets to Battle of the Beat Makers 2016, taking place Aug. 27

Contest: Enter to win two tickets to Battle of the Beat Makers 2016, taking place Aug. 27

Toronto, ON – Producers and hip-hop fans take note… Battle of the Beat Makers returns on Saturday, Aug. 27! 32 producers will … Read More »

TDOT FEST goes down Sept. 4 with Rich Kidd, Madchild, Jd Era, Raz Fresco & more

TDOT FEST goes down Sept. 4 with Rich Kidd, Madchild, Jd Era, Raz Fresco & more

Toronto, ON – Mark your calendars for Sept. 4! The 2016 TDOT FEST is coming to the iconic Yonge – Dundas Square … Read More »

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

On Aug. 1, I attended Drake and Future’s Summer Sixteen concert in Toronto … Read More »

Eminem didn’t diss Drake, Denace did… in 2011; Drake Says ‘F— Hot 97’ at MSG

Eminem didn’t diss Drake, Denace did… in 2011; Drake Says ‘F— Hot 97’ at MSG

Toronto, ON – The rumour mill has been running rampant this past week over alleged beef between Eminem and Drake. It started … Read More »

This is how Post Malone’s show went down during Day 2 of Osheaga 2016

This is how Post Malone’s show went down during Day 2 of Osheaga 2016

Montreal, QC – On Saturday July 30, the annual Osheaga music festival kicked off its second day of festivities at Parc Jean-Drapeau … Read More »

The Underachievers low-key put on one of the best shows at Osheaga 2016

The Underachievers low-key put on one of the best shows at Osheaga 2016

Montreal, QC – On Friday July 29, the annual Osheaga music festival kicked off at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal.
The afternoon started … Read More »

Decolonize: 13th Annual House of PainT Festival to take place in Ottawa Aug. 25 – 28

Decolonize: 13th Annual House of PainT Festival to take place in Ottawa Aug. 25 – 28

Ottawa, ON – Hip-hop is usually well represented at festivals in Ottawa – Bluesfest did another great job putting on for the … Read More »

Pushing Buddens: Here’s how Joe Budden should approach his beef with Drake

Pushing Buddens: Here’s how Joe Budden should approach his beef with Drake

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 26, 2016 – This summer the Internet has been keeping serious tabs on Joe Budden as … Read More »

We caught up with Pter P to find out about his new video release for “Go Home”

We caught up with Pter P to find out about his new video release for “Go Home”

Ottawa, ON – Earlier this summer, Ottawa artist Pter P (who currently resides in Toronto) released a video for his track “Go … Read More »

A Way of Life: Halifax rapper Awol releases new 16-track mixtape, The Prequel

A Way of Life: Halifax rapper Awol releases new 16-track mixtape, The Prequel

Halifax, NS – Squaretown rapper Awol recently released a 16-track project called The Prequel Mixtape. It features guest appearances by Sese, Raspy, … Read More »

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Brampton-born Alessia Cara made her Ottawa debut on the City stage Wednesday for Day 5 of Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest.
She … Read More »

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa’s Maurice Moore talks R&B & his recent addition to Kehlani’s Tsunami Mob

Ottawa, ON – When most audiences consider Canadian R&B, artists such as Drake and Tory Lanez are often associated as the rare genre … Read More »

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Ottawa, ON – It started out as sour news, but some will argue that it’s grown into an even better situation for … Read More »

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

RBC Bluesfest 2016 kicked off in style yesterday inside Ottawa’s Lebreton Flats with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q … Read More »

Song of the Day: Jazz Cartier channels Weezy in new track “Lil Wayne”

Song of the Day: Jazz Cartier channels Weezy in new track “Lil Wayne”

Toronto, ON – This past Saturday OVO Sound Radio debuted some fresh material from Jazz Cartier that has the 6ix Side prince of the city … Read More »

Derek Wise beat his charges & released this new track “Had To Wake Up”

Derek Wise beat his charges & released this new track “Had To Wake Up”

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Derek Wise just announced that he has beat all the charges against him from 2014, and has … Read More »

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 »

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