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Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

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This is why Tierra Whack was the hidden gem find of Sled Island 2017

This is why Tierra Whack was the hidden gem find of Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From June 21 – 25, the annual Sled Island music festival took over Calgary for a week of … Read More »

Lou Phelps came to Calgary and performed one of the best sets of Sled Island 2017

Lou Phelps came to Calgary and performed one of the best sets of Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – This last week the annual Sled Island music festival took over Calgary for a week of music and live … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Busdriver performed at Sled Island 2017

Here’s what happened when Busdriver performed at Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From June 21 – 25 the annual Sled Island music festival took over the city of Calgary for a … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

Ottawa, ON – Our friends over at Envy Magazine were on hand for the Ottawa debut of dancehall artist, Kranium. The Montego … Read More »

Breakin’ Convention in Toronto: 3 day hip-hop dance celebration takes place June 23-25

Breakin’ Convention in Toronto: 3 day hip-hop dance celebration takes place June 23-25

Toronto, ON – The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, in association with Luminato, is pleased to present the acclaimed Sadler’s Wells … Read More »

Review: Future returns to Edmonton for the Nobody Safe Tour

Review: Future returns to Edmonton for the Nobody Safe Tour

Edmonton, AB – On June 7, Future made his return to Rogers Place in support of his headlining Nobody Safe Tour featuring … Read More »

Kid Ink to headline the Canada 150 Parking Lot Day Party in Edmonton

Kid Ink to headline the Canada 150 Parking Lot Day Party in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – With Canada’s 150th Birthday around the corner, the good folks at The Ranch Roadhouse and HOT 107 Edmonton have … Read More »

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From Jun. 21 to Jun. 25, the annual Sled Island music festival takes over Calgary for a week … Read More »

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

East Rutherford, NJ – Another moment in hip-hop history was made at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017. With a plethora of lively … Read More »

Migos made it into Canada and Vancouver came out in numbers for Future’s Nobody Safe Tour

Migos made it into Canada and Vancouver came out in numbers for Future’s Nobody Safe Tour

Vancouver, BC – For most of us on the West Coast, the announcement of Future‘s Nobody Safe Tour brought with it the excitement … Read More »

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Vancouver, BC – Filmed on location at Vancouver’s infamous 420 Festival 2017 at Sunset Beach, we bring you “Get High,” the latest … Read More »

King of the Dot reveals 4th match-up for #MASSacre3 card: Chilla Jones vs. Illmaculate

King of the Dot reveals 4th match-up for #MASSacre3 card: Chilla Jones vs. Illmaculate

Toronto, ON – Earlier today, King of the Dot released new details about their highly anticipated #MASSacre3 event going down July 22 … Read More »

Behind-the-scenes of Summer Jam 2017 with HOT 97’s TT Torrez

Behind-the-scenes of Summer Jam 2017 with HOT 97’s TT Torrez

New York, NY – The team at HOT 97 has been hustling hard as they approach Summer Jam 2017 at MetLife Stadium … Read More »

Bass N Tings to feature EverythingOShauN, Staasia Daniels, EBHONI & more; June 28

Bass N Tings to feature EverythingOShauN, Staasia Daniels, EBHONI & more; June 28

Toronto, ON – If you’re in the GTA on June 28, Supermarket Restaurant and Bar (268 Augusta Avenue) is the place to … Read More »

Tory Lanez hosts Nobody Safe Tour afterparty at Harbour Event Centre this Friday

Tory Lanez hosts Nobody Safe Tour afterparty at Harbour Event Centre this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Future, Tory Lanez, Migos and A$AP Ferg touchdown in Vancouver this coming Friday, June 9th for the Nobody Safe Tour … Read More »

FVDED in the Park returns for its’ third year with Wiz Khalifa, PND, 24Hrs, Madeintyo & Night Lovell

FVDED in the Park returns for its’ third year with Wiz Khalifa, PND, 24Hrs, Madeintyo & Night Lovell

Surrey, BC – With the announcement of the cancel of Pemberton Music Festival, the West Coast was left with a bitter taste this … Read More »

DJ Khaled, Tory Lanez, Migos & more to perform at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

DJ Khaled, Tory Lanez, Migos & more to perform at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

East Rutherford, NJ – HOT 97 is back with hip-hop’s biggest summer kick-off party Summer Jam! The annual festival goes down Sunday, … Read More »

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Belleville, ON – As a writer, it’s my due diligence to be honest to the wonderful people who take the time out … Read More »

Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly 5ive) goes down June 28-29 inside Toronto’s Supermarket

Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly 5ive) goes down June 28-29 inside Toronto’s Supermarket

Toronto, ON – We are thrilled to be sponsors on this year’s Bass n’ Tings Festival (formerly known as 5ive) presented by … Read More »

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb’s Snak The Ripper and Good Friday Entertainment recently announced Snak’s forthcoming Canadian tour which will be reaching … Read More »

uTOpia Music Fest will include performances from Jimmy Prime, Smoke Dawg, K. Forest and more

uTOpia Music Fest will include performances from Jimmy Prime, Smoke Dawg, K. Forest and more

Toronto, ON – For it’s third year running, one of Toronto’s leading music festivals returns with another impressive line-up. The June 1st … Read More »

Young M.A. conquers May-Long weekend with memorable Vancouver show

Young M.A. conquers May-Long weekend with memorable Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – Originally published May 22, 2017 – Wrapping up the last date of her Canadian tour, Brooklyn’s Young M.A. touched down … Read More »

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Las Vegas, NV – Drake was the big winner at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, taking home 13 awards and surpassing Adele … Read More »

Rolling Loud Festival 2017: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Mob steal the show

Rolling Loud Festival 2017: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Mob steal the show

Miami, FL – Not only was it my first time in Miami, it was also my first time EVER attending an all-rap … Read More »

Akon to join Konvict Kartel for Canadian Promo Tour this June

Akon to join Konvict Kartel for Canadian Promo Tour this June

Vancouver, BC – Grammy-nominated singer/rapper/producer Akon has announced that he will be joining the Konvict Kartel music group this June for their … Read More »

Tonight: Rich Kidd returns to The Rivoli as host for next Beats.Mind.Movement. showcase

Tonight: Rich Kidd returns to The Rivoli as host for next Beats.Mind.Movement. showcase

Toronto, ON – If you’re looking for something to do in Toronto tonight, The Rivoli (334 Queen St. West) is the place … Read More »

Snak The Ripper to perform at Out4Fame Festival in Germany

Snak The Ripper to perform at Out4Fame Festival in Germany

Dortmund, DE – Vancouver’s own Snak The Ripper will be joining a star-studded line-up in Germany this year for the highly popular … Read More »

Ottawa’s Kool Krys empowers women with music video & Wonder Woman tribute album FEMINUM

Ottawa’s Kool Krys empowers women with music video & Wonder Woman tribute album FEMINUM

Ottawa, ON – Rap artist Kool Krys (aka Christina Devine) will be releasing her fourth album FEMINUM, produced and arranged by JUNO-nominated … Read More »

Top Dawg’s Ab-Soul brings YMF Tour to Montreal (May 10) & Toronto (May 11)

Top Dawg’s Ab-Soul brings YMF Tour to Montreal (May 10) & Toronto (May 11)

Montreal, QC – Top Dawg Entertainment’s Ab-Soul has a pair of Canadian dates left on his YMF Tour including this Wednesday in … Read More »

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