Dutchy’s Corner

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We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

Dutchy’s Corner

Welcome to Dutchy’s Corner. Videos, news and opinions from Jesse “Dutchy” Plunkett of HipHopCanada. Follow Dutchy on Twitter @DutchUnkle.

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Our Spotlight Feature for May-June 2015 is Young Kazh of 100 Mad / Kuruption Camp / BAXWAR…

Humble Beginnings: Jigz Crillz talks growth as an artist, new EP & more [Interview]

Humble Beginnings: Jigz Crillz talks growth as an artist, new EP & more [Interview]

Hamilton, ON – Originally published July 30, 2014 – Steel City’s Jigz Crillz is gearing up for the fall release of his … Read More »

Toronto vet King Reign gets Sincere about new album, family & more [Interview]

Toronto vet King Reign gets Sincere about new album, family & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Whether it’s his JUNO-nominated work as a member of the group BrassMunk, his Reign Music series, big singles like … Read More »

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles [Article]

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles [Article]

Edmonton, AB – Here’s the deal: you cats need to stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles. I won’t listen to them. … Read More »

#DearRappers: Stop tweeting demos at me [Article]

#DearRappers: Stop tweeting demos at me [Article]

Edmonton, AB – Here’s the deal: y’all need to stop tweeting out your demos. Every time someone tweets a demo at me, … Read More »

#DearRappers: 7 tips for building and maintaining good relationships [Article]

#DearRappers: 7 tips for building and maintaining good relationships [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published April 28, 2014 – As West Coast Editor of HipHopCanada for close to two years, I’ve seen … Read More »

Smoke DZA: The Kushed God reps hockey and rocks Tom Ford [Interview] #IronMic

Smoke DZA: The Kushed God reps hockey and rocks Tom Ford [Interview] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Harlem’s own Kushed God (aka: Smoke DZA) made his debut Edmonton performance at the first – … Read More »

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 4, 2014 – Earlier on this year, StarCity Music’s own JesseRay (formerly affiliated with The Weeknd) launched … Read More »

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Edmonton, AB – On Feb. 28, Edmonton’s own Evrlove Blake (of the Evrlove crew) releases his rookie Triangles, Circles & Squares mixtape. It’s … Read More »

The Unterview: J. Cole – What Dreams May Come Tour in Calgary [Review]

The Unterview: J. Cole – What Dreams May Come Tour in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 17, the good people over at The Union and Two Towers brought J. Cole’s ‘What Dreams May … Read More »

Cannonhead firing on all cylinders: Spin & Freddie 5ive [Interview]

Cannonhead firing on all cylinders: Spin & Freddie 5ive [Interview]

Montreal, QC – After releasing a handful of new videos and songs over the last year, Spin and Freddie 5ive of Cannonhead, … Read More »

Fam Jam time with Shad in Calgary [Interview]

Fam Jam time with Shad in Calgary [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On Nov. 27, our friends over at The Union brought Canadian rapping heavy-hitter, Shad, to Calgary to headline a … Read More »

Drake’s 27th Birthday Concert: Would You Like A Tour? Toronto [Review]

Drake’s 27th Birthday Concert: Would You Like A Tour? Toronto [Review]

Toronto, ON – Look. This is dedicated to the Drake fans in Toronto (and wherever you came from to have the Would … Read More »

An Open Letter to Kanye West [Article]

An Open Letter to Kanye West [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Our friend Robert Collins over at CTV News BC had a few words to share on the recent and … Read More »

Nothing Was the Same in Toronto [Article]

Nothing Was the Same in Toronto [Article]

Toronto, ON – Did Drake really start from the bottom? Perhaps it helps to understand Drake’s music in relation to where he … Read More »

Hall of Fame: Big Sean chooses his battles; maintains “Control” [Interview]

Hall of Fame: Big Sean chooses his battles; maintains “Control” [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – This is Big Sean‘s time. Besides being part of the most successful clique this side of franchised hip-hop with … Read More »

Alphabetical Slaughter: Papoose and the Narcirema Dream [Interview]

Alphabetical Slaughter: Papoose and the Narcirema Dream [Interview]

A lot has changed for Papoose since we dropped this interview with him back in 2006. The Narcirema Dream, although significantly delayed, … Read More »

The F-You Project: Memoirs of Violence and Compassion [Article]

The F-You Project: Memoirs of Violence and Compassion [Article]

The creator of The Forgiveness Project, Tara Muldoon, recently sat down with some of the writers from her new book F-You: Memoirs … Read More »

The Trap Lord, A$AP Ferg: Bringing the art back to Hip-Hop [Interview]

The Trap Lord, A$AP Ferg: Bringing the art back to Hip-Hop [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Maybe it’s because he grew up in Harlem, a place where hustling never stops, especially when it comes to … Read More »

City In Gold: The rise of Toronto recording artist Luu Breeze [Interview]

City In Gold: The rise of Toronto recording artist Luu Breeze [Interview]

This interview with Luu Breeze was originally published on June 11, 2013 in support of his new project, City In Gold. The … Read More »

Is the Roc Dynasty back? [Article]

Is the Roc Dynasty back? [Article]

New York, NY – With the first weeks of Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album sales projected at 450-525K, the popular music … Read More »

Dare 2 Struggle: Deejay Ra talks V-Mix, 2Pac, Drake, Maestro & more [Interview]

Dare 2 Struggle: Deejay Ra talks V-Mix, 2Pac, Drake, Maestro & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON _ While interviewing artists and other entertainers is always something I enjoy doing, I often find it more rewarding to … Read More »

Twenty Mill – It Will Come [Video]

Twenty Mill – It Will Come [Video]

Toronto, ON – Twenty Mill drops off visuals for a nice new heartfelt tune called “It Will Come.” The video was co-directed … Read More »

Oscar O’Malley – CoKo BaJio [Video] #DutchysCorner

Oscar O’Malley – CoKo BaJio [Video] #DutchysCorner

New York, NY – After releasing the audio this past Friday, NYC’s Oscar O’Malley presents the visuals for “CoKo BaJio.” By fusing … Read More »

If Money Is The Motivation [Article]

If Money Is The Motivation [Article]

Toronto, ON – If money is the motivation, don’t rap. Point blank, the ROI (return on investment) probably won’t be much so … Read More »

Sese: Enter the Age of Aquarius [Spotlight]

Sese: Enter the Age of Aquarius [Spotlight]

We caught up with Sese to talk Age of Aquarius, Union Gang, CBC’s Greatest Rappers Ever list, and announce a new release coming soon called Smokers Only … Read More »

Make It Rain: A response to Drake’s strip club criticism [Article]

Make It Rain: A response to Drake’s strip club criticism [Article]

Charlotte, NC – A large wad of cash, generally $1 bills, is thrown in the air and pours down like it’s raining … Read More »

Dre Barrs – The Gully Demon Tape [Mixtape]

Dre Barrs – The Gully Demon Tape [Mixtape]

Toronto, ON – Shouts to Dre Barrs for providing me with a soundtrack for the weekend. The Gully Demon Tape came out … Read More »

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

Toronto, ON – This week’s Song of the Day segment has featured some personal Canadian hip-hop picks from the 90’s.
What better way … Read More »

#SOTD | Kardinal Offishall – On Wit Da Show [MP3]

#SOTD | Kardinal Offishall – On Wit Da Show [MP3]

Toronto, ON – This week’s Song of the Day segment features some personal Canadian hip-hop picks from the 90’s. This is one … Read More »

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