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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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This year’s WayHome Fest features Jazz Cartier, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Jahkoy & more

This year’s WayHome Fest features Jazz Cartier, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Jahkoy & more

Oro-Medonte, ON – The south-central Ontario township of Oro-Medonte is the place to be between July 28 and 30 as it hosts … Read More »

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

Toronto, ON – It’s almost time for Canadian Music Week! Between April 18 and 23, you’ll be treated to events featuring a … Read More »

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Calgary, AB – Insane Clown Posse continues to add more acts and generate excitement for their upcoming Canadian Juggalo Weekend in Calgary … Read More »

JUNO Award-winner Shawn Desman returns To Calgary & Edmonton this weekend

JUNO Award-winner Shawn Desman returns To Calgary & Edmonton this weekend

Calgary, AB – JUNO Award-winning singer-producer Shawn Desman is set to make his return to the province of Alberta this weekend with … Read More »

Drake & Nineteen85 win 2 Grammy Awards for “Hotline Bling”

Drake & Nineteen85 win 2 Grammy Awards for “Hotline Bling”

UPDATE: In a what will definitely come as a surprise to some, Chance The Rapper beat out Drake’s chart topping album Views … Read More »

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – The first stop of Run The Jewels Run The World Tour recently took place at Vancouver’s PNE Forum to a … Read More »

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Vancouer, BC – XO affiliate, Derek Wise makes his Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub. The Toronto-based emcee recently released his … Read More »

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

Toronto, ON – This morning the Prism Prize released its annual Top 20 long list of Canadian music videos of the year. … Read More »

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

Lethbridge, AB – SonReal brings his No Warm Up Tour to Alberta this week with special guest Clairmont The Second. The tour … Read More »

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Vancouver, BC – Veteran’s El-P and Killer Mike officially kicked off their Run The World Tour in January and the first Canadian … Read More »

Tonight: Atlanta’s 24hrs & Ye Ali bring the Open Late Tour to The Mod Club in Toronto

Tonight: Atlanta’s 24hrs & Ye Ali bring the Open Late Tour to The Mod Club in Toronto

Toronto, ON – After bringing his Open Late Tour to NYC’s famous SOB’s venue yesterday, mysterious Atlanta artist 24hrs is in Toronto … Read More »

This weekend: Redman & Method Man live in Calgary on Jan. 28

This weekend: Redman & Method Man live in Calgary on Jan. 28

Calgary, AB – After rescheduling the date from their originally announced 2016 stop in Calgary, Def Jam’s Redman and Method Man are … Read More »

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

Calgary, AB – We’re very excited to announce that HipHopCanada’s Associate Editor-in-Chief – Sarah Jay – has just been announced as one … Read More »

112 to perform special Valentine’s Day show in Edmonton

112 to perform special Valentine’s Day show in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – Brought to you by Evan T. Rutherford and Nightshift Entertainment, 112 will hit Edmonton for a special Valentine’s Day … Read More »

Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Calgary, AB – While the last few months have been extremely dank for Calgary’s rap show fans, we’re extremely excited to announce … Read More »

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Vancouver, BC – While the vibrant music scene of Toronto rarely waivers, there’s been a shift on the West Coast this last year. Lifestyle … Read More »

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Calgary, AB – With less than six months until the return of Sled Island, the annual Calgary music festival just kicked off … Read More »

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After an intense hold-up at the Canadian border ATL rapper / actor and Hustle Gang boss T.I. made his way … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes to help Carleton University celebrate 75th anniversary on Jan. 18

Maestro Fresh Wes to help Carleton University celebrate 75th anniversary on Jan. 18

Ottawa, ON – The godfather of Canadian hip-hop, Maestro Fresh Wes, returns to Carleton University on Jan. 18 to help the school … Read More »

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

Vancouver, BC – Lifestyle brand HICU is cultivating the Vancouver talent pool with their recently dropped collection of tracks and second installment … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

Photos: Tory Lanez brings his I Told You Tour to Ottawa’s Bronson Centre

Photos: Tory Lanez brings his I Told You Tour to Ottawa’s Bronson Centre

Ottawa, ON – On Friday, Dec. 2, a sold out show inside the Bronson Centre reminded Ottawa why Tory Lanez is one … Read More »

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

Regina, SK – If you’re anywhere near Regina on New Year’s Eve, make sure you make your way to The Exchange (2431 … Read More »

Snak The Ripper, Merkules and more make the lineup for A Christmas Miracle Dec. 23rd

Snak The Ripper, Merkules and more make the lineup for A Christmas Miracle Dec. 23rd

Vancouver, BC – Friday December 23rd Snak the Ripper, Merkules and the Stealth Bomb / SDK squad take over A Christmas Miracle … Read More »

Nightshift Entertainment presents Return of the Countdown for New Year’s Eve 2017

Nightshift Entertainment presents Return of the Countdown for New Year’s Eve 2017

Edmonton, AB – Nightshift Entertainment is bringing back Edmonton’s only visual New Year’s Eve party for their third consecutive year. Return of … Read More »

Tonight: 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive with Dan-e-o, Keysha Freshh, Rooks McCoy & more

Tonight: 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive with Dan-e-o, Keysha Freshh, Rooks McCoy & more

Toronto, ON – Tomorrow night marks the 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive presented by our friends at Bring Ya Eh Game. … Read More »

Toronto rising star Top 5 to make Ottawa debut on Dec. 23 inside The Bourbon Room

Toronto rising star Top 5 to make Ottawa debut on Dec. 23 inside The Bourbon Room

Ottawa, ON – “Whole city goin’ crazy, Top 5 no debating / Top 5, top 5, top 5…” the famous Drake line … Read More »

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

A week ago today, the Vogue Theatre opened its’ doors in downtown Vancouver for YG’s Fuck Donald Trump Tour.

Toronto’s 6Prince Pressa set to drop new Murda Beatz prod.-single on OVO Sound Radio at 6 p.m.

Toronto’s 6Prince Pressa set to drop new Murda Beatz prod.-single on OVO Sound Radio at 6 p.m.

Toronto, ON – Yesterday, Canadian super-producer Murda Beatz dropped a post on Instagram letting us know he was going to be on … Read More »

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Toronto, ON – Originally published Nov. 28, 2016 – Grand Hustle’s own T.I. is gearing up to headline a tour across Canada … Read More »

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