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The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Baltimore rapper TT The Artist came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform her first of two … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Junglepussy came through Calgary to perform at Commonwealth for the annual Sled Island music festival. Junglepussy … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, New Jersey rapper Cakes Da Killa came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform his first of … Read More »

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

Toronto, ON – I was blessed to be able to dip over to Toronto last week to cover the annual NXNE music … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

Calgary, AB – Today marks the start of Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival. In case you’re not familiar, Sled Island is … Read More »

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

Toronto, ON – With Game 7 of the NBA Finals and the new episode of Game of Thrones airing on the same … Read More »

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Vancouver, BC – For their second year in a row Blueprint Live in partnership with Live Nation are set to bring an … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

Toronto, ON – The week marks the beginning of NXNE 2016, one of Toronto’s most anticipated festivals of the month. In case … Read More »

Contest: Win VIP passes to NXNE Port Lands featuring ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah & more

Contest: Win VIP passes to NXNE Port Lands featuring ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah & more

Toronto, ON – Updated Jun. 4 at 5:50 p.m. – Due to Freddie Gibbs’ ongoing legal issues, he will no longer be … Read More »

Montreal to host Red Bull Music Academy Fall 2016 following 9 year Canadian hiatus

Montreal to host Red Bull Music Academy Fall 2016 following 9 year Canadian hiatus

Montreal, QC – Red Bull recently announced that it’s about to host it’s next month-long music workshop and festival series in Montreal in autumn of … Read More »

Freddie Gibbs added to the line-up for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

Freddie Gibbs added to the line-up for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

Toronto, ON – Updated Jun. 4 at 5:50 p.m. – Due to Freddie Gibbs’ ongoing legal issues, he will no longer be … Read More »

Future, Big Sean, DJ Khaled & more to perform at Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2016 in June

Future, Big Sean, DJ Khaled & more to perform at Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2016 in June

East Rutherford, NJ – Hot 97‘s annual hip-hop festival, Summer Jam, takes place at MetLife Stadium on June 5. As usual they’ve … Read More »

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

Las Vegas, NV – Hate him or love him, Meek Mill continues to make headlines long after the beef with Drake which … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q announced as the headliner for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

ScHoolboy Q announced as the headliner for Friday night at NXNE Port Lands

Toronto, ON – The annual NXNE music festival goes down in Toronto this year from June 13 through June 19. And we’re … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Toronto, ON – With only a few days left until the Apr. 29 release of his highly anticipated VIEWS album, Drake almost … Read More »

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Halifax, NS – HopHopCanada wants to send out a huge congratulations to Quake Matthews for taking home his first ever East Coast … Read More »

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Calgary, AB – In part one of our behind-the-scenes coverage at the JUNO Awards, we gave you a sneak peak of all … Read More »

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah … Read More »

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak the Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

Calgary, AB – Canadian artist and 2016 nominee for “Rap Recording of the Year,” k-os says that the 2016 Juno Awards in … Read More »

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton, BC – After months of waiting, we’re finally happy to announce that the good folks over at Pemberton Music Festival just … Read More »

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, the 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards took place at the Telus Convention Centre in downtown … Read More »

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

Calgary, AB – The 2016 JUNO Awards, honouring Canadian music achievements, were presented in Calgary this past weekend by CARAS (Canadian Academy … Read More »

Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year at the 2016 JUNO Awards

Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year at the 2016 JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – Drake might have only won 1 award at this year’s JUNO Awards, but it came in the category we … Read More »

Kardinal Offishall & Jus Reign presented Country Album of the Year at the JUNOs

Kardinal Offishall & Jus Reign presented Country Album of the Year at the JUNOs

Calgary, AB – Despite the fact that awards for specific musical genres are typically given out at the JUNO Awards pre-gale event … Read More »

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – Despite the Rap Recording of the Year category being once again relegated to the JUNO Awards pre-gala event – … Read More »

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – With JUNO Week well underway in Calgary, HipHopCanada was treated to a behind-the-scenes media tour this morning (courtesy of … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

Today is the official kick-off to JUNO Week in Calgary … Read More »

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 14, 2016 – As we inch farther into the month, Vancouver music aficionados ready themselves for five … Read More »

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