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Dope Piece gets the party started in his new video for “Party Joint”

Dope Piece gets the party started in his new video for “Party Joint”

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Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz of Onyx headline at The Smiling Buddah in Toronto on April 6

Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz of Onyx headline at The Smiling Buddah in Toronto on April 6

Toronto, ON – Hip-hop legends Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz return to Toronto on April 6 for a highly anticipated show inside … Read More »

THEY. bring Nü Religion Tour to Vancouver

THEY. bring Nü Religion Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – In light of their recently released album Nü Religion: Hyena Grunge R&B duo THEY. sold-out Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown for their Nü … Read More »

Fund Me Fest wants to know what you would do with $20,000

Fund Me Fest wants to know what you would do with $20,000

Toronto, ON – Z103.5 FM and Fund Me Fest launch their inaugural music competition that provides some of Canada’s most talented independent … Read More »

Escape To Canada: Apathy & Celph Titled embark on 18-date Canadian Tour

Escape To Canada: Apathy & Celph Titled embark on 18-date Canadian Tour

Victoria, BC – Our friends over at Good Friday Entertainment have announced a new cross-Canada tour for underground legends Apathy and Celph … Read More »

D-Sisive, Theo3, Loe Pesci & more to perform at The Cookout in Hamilton on March 12

D-Sisive, Theo3, Loe Pesci & more to perform at The Cookout in Hamilton on March 12

Hamilton, ON – If you like good food and good music, you need to make your way to The Cookout this Sunday … Read More »

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Vancouver, BC – Legendary producer J Dilla died over 10 years ago, but his legacy grows stronger with each year that passes.
The … Read More »

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vancouver, BC – Following the release of his most recent EP, Vince Staplesstopped in Vancouver on Tuesday night for the fourth date of the … Read More »

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a good year for The People North West. With a library of strong lyrical tracks in their back … Read More »

Peter Jackson to join RiFF RAFF as special guest on Aquaberry Aquarius Canadian Tour

Peter Jackson to join RiFF RAFF as special guest on Aquaberry Aquarius Canadian Tour

Nanaimo, BC – RiFF RAFF returns to Canada this April for the nationwide Aquaberry Aquarius tour featuring his official DJ (as well … Read More »

The Weeknd, 6lack, Daniel Caesar & more to perform at Osheaga 2017 in Montreal

The Weeknd, 6lack, Daniel Caesar & more to perform at Osheaga 2017 in Montreal

Montreal, QC – Earlier this week Osheaga announced its monstrous line up for the 2017 festival, which takes place from Aug. 4 … Read More »

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

Vancouver, BC – Making his Vancouver debut last Friday at Republic Nightclub in Vancouver, XO affiliate Derek Wise formally introduced himself to the … Read More »

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Brainfeeder’s own Thundercat made a stop in Vancouver last week as part of his World Tour. The sold-out crowd … Read More »

50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

Ottawa, ON – RBC Bluesfest 2017 has some big names coming to Ottawa, some for their National Capital Region … Read More »

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 »

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