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Mike Boyd – This Aint Funny ft. Classified [Video]

Mike Boyd – This Aint Funny ft. Classified [Video]

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Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Tyler, The Creator hit us with a deep heartfelt PSA about the importance of interracial dating … Read More »

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

Calgary, AB – Your friendly neighbourhood HipHopCanada editors (Prairies Editor, @saroshrizvi and Associate Editor in Chief, @IHeartTART) are gearing up to trek … Read More »

Today at Ottawa Bluesfest: Cypress Hill, Tyler, the Creator & more [News]

Today at Ottawa Bluesfest: Cypress Hill, Tyler, the Creator & more [News]

Ottawa, ON – Despite some unfortunate weather, like yesterday’s torrential downpour, Ottawa’s RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest has been nothing short of spectacular! … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

Pemberton, BC – On July 16, Pemberton Music Festival kicks things off in the wonderful land that is beautiful British Columbia. One of … Read More »

Raekwon, Jay Elec & more at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 10th Anniversary [News]

Raekwon, Jay Elec & more at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 10th Anniversary [News]

Brooklyn, NY – Originally published June 21, 2014 – July 9 will mark the official start to the 10th anniversary of the … Read More »

The Extremities promote new EP on The Road Kill Tour [News]

The Extremities promote new EP on The Road Kill Tour [News]

Moncton, NB – Fresh Kils and Uncle Fester of The Extremities are hitting the road to promote their new EP, Instruments (featuring … Read More »

Today at Ottawa Bluesfest: Danny Brown, RL Grime & more [News]

Today at Ottawa Bluesfest: Danny Brown, RL Grime & more [News]

Ottawa, ON – Today marks the official start to one of the biggest annual festivals in Canada and this time they’re also … Read More »

Shad to appear at Muskoka Sound Music Festival in September [News]

Shad to appear at Muskoka Sound Music Festival in September [News]

Huntsville, ON – The Muskoka Sound Music Festival will be taking place in Ontario’s Muskoka region from September 12 through to September … Read More »

Drake wins Best Male Hip-Hop Artist at 2014 BET Awards; Full winners list [News]

Drake wins Best Male Hip-Hop Artist at 2014 BET Awards; Full winners list [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Results are coming in from the 2014 BET Awards (hosted by Chris Rock) taking place at the Nokia … Read More »

2014 BET Awards tonight in LA: Full nomination list; Drake tied with 5 nods [News]

2014 BET Awards tonight in LA: Full nomination list; Drake tied with 5 nods [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Heading into tonight’s presentation of the 2014 BET Awards, Drake is tied with the Jay Z and Beyoncé … Read More »

Win tickets to see Shad, A Tribe Called Red, and Holy Fuck in Banff [Contest]

Win tickets to see Shad, A Tribe Called Red, and Holy Fuck in Banff [Contest]

Banff, AB – In case you missed the memo, the good people over at the Banff Centre are kicking off the annual … Read More »

Great showing for Canada at 27th ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards [News]

Great showing for Canada at 27th ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards [News]

Los Angeles, CA – The 27th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards went down on Thursday in L.A. and several Canadians … Read More »

Banff Summer Arts Festival kicks off with Shad, A Tribe Called Red, and Holy Fuck [News]

Banff Summer Arts Festival kicks off with Shad, A Tribe Called Red, and Holy Fuck [News]

Banff, AB – On July 1, the good people over at the Banff Centre kick off the annual Banff Summer Arts Festival … Read More »

The Ghetto Gospel: Killer Mike took ‘em to church in Calgary [Review] #SledIsland

The Ghetto Gospel: Killer Mike took ‘em to church in Calgary [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 19, Killer Mike returned to Calgary to perform a headlining set as part of the annual Sled … Read More »

HHC x Pemberton Music Festival: Win two passes to Pemberton Music Festival [Contest]

HHC x Pemberton Music Festival: Win two passes to Pemberton Music Festival [Contest]

Pemberton, BC – In case you haven’t heard, HUKA Entertainment has partnered with Molson Canadian, SiriusXM Canada, and Somersby Cider for this … Read More »

Win tickets to see Classified live at New Music Fest Barrie [Contest]

Win tickets to see Classified live at New Music Fest Barrie [Contest]

Barrie, ON – We just hit you with the news that Classified is scheduled to headline the annual New Music Fest indie … Read More »

Classified announced as headliner for New Music Fest Barrie [News]

Classified announced as headliner for New Music Fest Barrie [News]

Barrie, ON – On July 19, our friends over at Admiral Live bring Canada’s very own hip-hop heavyweight, Classified, to town to … Read More »

SmashMouth x NXNE: Events to check out this week [News]

SmashMouth x NXNE: Events to check out this week [News]

Toronto, ON – After a long, drawn-out wait, NXNE is finally touching down in Toronto this week. And our SmashMouth Music Group … Read More »

SonReal speaks with media at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards [Video]

SonReal speaks with media at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards [Video]

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada’s Stolen From Africa went behind the scenes at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards for some exclusive footage. In … Read More »

Drake, SonReal, Thugli among 2014 MMVA Winners list [News]

Drake, SonReal, Thugli among 2014 MMVA Winners list [News]

Toronto, ON – Congrats to all of tonight’s winners and nominees! The 25th anniversary edition of the MuchMusic Video Awards kicked off … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes connects with CHCH at Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival [Video]

Maestro Fresh Wes connects with CHCH at Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival [Video]

Burlington, ON – Hamilton’s CHCH news network connected with Maestro Fresh Wes for an interview at Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival. The … Read More »

Get ready for Pemberton Music Festival: July 16 – 20 [News]

Get ready for Pemberton Music Festival: July 16 – 20 [News]

Pemberton, BC – HUKA Entertainment has partnered with Molson Canadian, SiriusXM Canada, and Somersby Cider to bring us a supremely monstrous Pemberton … Read More »

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2014: Jun. 18 – 22 [News]

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2014: Jun. 18 – 22 [News]

Calgary, AB – It’s that time of the year, again; Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival is going down from Jun. 18 … Read More »

Drake, SonReal lead 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations [News]

Drake, SonReal lead 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations [News]

Toronto, ON – Originally published May 21, 2014 – Toronto’s Drake and Vancouver’s SonReal have received a combined 11 nominations for the … Read More »

Best of British: Connecting with English grime rapper Ghetts [Interview]

Best of British: Connecting with English grime rapper Ghetts [Interview]

Toronto, ON – As we reported the other day, a new aspect of Canadian Music Week this year is a highly anticipated … Read More »

Canadian Music Week to feature Best of British showcase [News]

Canadian Music Week to feature Best of British showcase [News]

Toronto, ON – It may be Canadian Music Week, but there’s no better time to check out some talent holding it down … Read More »

Five minutes with MGK at Iron Mic Music Festival [Interview]

Five minutes with MGK at Iron Mic Music Festival [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment brought a monstrous debut Iron Mic Music Festival to the people of Edmonton. Iron … Read More »

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – Originally published on April 22, 2014 – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment delivered the first Iron Mic Music Festival at … Read More »

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – Originally published on April 21, 2014 – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment kicked off the first installation of the Iron … Read More »

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – Originally published on April 21, 2014 – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment brought the first ever Iron Mic Music Festival … Read More »

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