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Jay Mayne – Harold’s [Audio]

Jay Mayne – Harold’s [Audio]

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Red Bull Sound Select in Toronto features TDE’s Isaiah Rashad & more on Sept. 17 [News]

Red Bull Sound Select in Toronto features TDE’s Isaiah Rashad & more on Sept. 17 [News]

Toronto, ON – On Wednesday, September 17, head down to Revival Bar (783 College Street) in Toronto for Red Bull Sound Select, … Read More »

J. Cole at Ottawa Folk Festival: Meet & Greet and Ticket Giveaway! [Contest]

J. Cole at Ottawa Folk Festival: Meet & Greet and Ticket Giveaway! [Contest]

Ottawa, ON – While the annual Ottawa Folk Festival is a 5-day affair jam packed with plenty of boisterous entertainment options, it’s … Read More »

Nas featured at Vancouver International Film Festival with “Time is Illmatic” [News]

Nas featured at Vancouver International Film Festival with “Time is Illmatic” [News]

Vancouver, BC – HipHopCanada is very proud to announce our sponsorship of Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 (VIFF). Specifically, we’re sponsoring the … Read More »

OVO Fest 2014: Six Degrees of Separation (The Mindbender Supreme Recap) [Review]

OVO Fest 2014: Six Degrees of Separation (The Mindbender Supreme Recap) [Review]

Toronto, ON – Look: Drake’s “Draft Day” asks what we are all still wondering: “Five years later, how am I the man … Read More »

J. Cole, Lorde, Serena Ryder & more at Ottawa Folk Festival, Sept. 10-14 [News]

J. Cole, Lorde, Serena Ryder & more at Ottawa Folk Festival, Sept. 10-14 [News]

Ottawa, ON – The nation’s capital is the place to from September 10 to 14 as the Ottawa Folk Festival takes over … Read More »

Vancouver hosts 2nd Annual Native Hip-Hop Festival from Sept. 11 to 14 [News]

Vancouver hosts 2nd Annual Native Hip-Hop Festival from Sept. 11 to 14 [News]

Vancouver, BC – The 2nd Annual Native Hip-Hop Festival kicks off officially on Friday, August 29. The all-ages opening event, We Are … Read More »

Danny Brown, Del the Funky Homosapien, Kool Keith & more at Rifflandia 2014 [News]

Danny Brown, Del the Funky Homosapien, Kool Keith & more at Rifflandia 2014 [News]

Victoria, BC – From September 11 to 14, Victoria, BC will play host to the annual Rifflandia festival which will feature a … Read More »

A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg & more at Toronto Frosh Festival 2014 [News]

A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg & more at Toronto Frosh Festival 2014 [News]

Toronto, ON – We had to say it, but it is what it is… Back To School time is just around the … Read More »

Squamish Valley Music Festival with Eminem, Nas, Danny Brown & more [Review/Photos]

Squamish Valley Music Festival with Eminem, Nas, Danny Brown & more [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, BC – On the weekend of August 8, 2014, Squamish Valley Music Festival kicked off in Squamish, British Columbia with headliners … Read More »

Tech N9ne & Lil Jon to headline this year’s Halifax Hopscotch festival [News]

Tech N9ne & Lil Jon to headline this year’s Halifax Hopscotch festival [News]

Halifax, NS – Tech N9ne (with Krizz Kaliko) and Lil Jon are headlining this year’s Halifax Hopscotch Urban Arts Festival. The Halifax … Read More »

A flavourful taste of hip-hop at Osheaga 2014 [Review]

A flavourful taste of hip-hop at Osheaga 2014 [Review]

Montreal, QC – Originally published August 9, 2014 – The highly-anticipated Osheaga Music Festival 2014 embraced thousands of music fanatics with loving … Read More »

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 20, OutKast hit the stage at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to wind down the final day of … Read More »

Outkast headlines Osheaga in Montreal this weekend [News]

Outkast headlines Osheaga in Montreal this weekend [News]

Montreal, QC – This weekend the Osheaga Music Festival begins with three days of performances. The main event – Outkast – closes … Read More »

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Kendrick Lamar came through Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to perform a set at the Mt. Currie … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 19, Snoop Dogg (aka: Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoopadelic,, etc, etc, etc) rolled through Pemberton … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator shut ‘em down at Pemberton [Review]

Tyler, The Creator shut ‘em down at Pemberton [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Tyler, The Creator hit the Mt. Currie stage at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 for a performance … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, T.D.E.’s own ScHoolboy Q made his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival 2014. Q has admittedly … Read More »

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 »

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