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Drake’s ‘Meek Mill Memes’ at OVO Fest

Drake’s ‘Meek Mill Memes’ at OVO Fest

Toronto, ON – Along with his highly anticipated Day 2 performance at OVO Fest, when Drake took the stage at the Molson … Read More »

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap

Toronto, ON – Despite J. Cole’s set being rained out to close out Day 1 of the 6th Annual OVO Fest, excitement … Read More »

OVO Fest Day 1 Recap

OVO Fest Day 1 Recap

Sights and sounds from OVO Fest Day 1 … Read More »

HipHopCanada Picks: Top 3 rappers we’re most excited to see at One Love Music Festival

HipHopCanada Picks: Top 3 rappers we’re most excited to see at One Love Music Festival

Calgary, AB – On Sep. 5, the good people over at Two Towers and Union Events bring us the One Love Music … Read More »

#OVONorm: Drake confirms councillor Norm Kelly’s OVO Fest appearance

#OVONorm: Drake confirms councillor Norm Kelly’s OVO Fest appearance

Toronto, ON – And the saga continues… Early Friday, Drake used Instagram to confirm an expected appearance by Toronto city councillor Norm … Read More »

Hamilton’s The Cookout 2015 to feature Buckshot, Lord Finesse, Raz Fresco & more

Hamilton’s The Cookout 2015 to feature Buckshot, Lord Finesse, Raz Fresco & more

Hamilton, ON – If you didn’t know, there’s a ton of great events scheduled across Canada for the month of August. OVO … Read More »

Review: Missy Elliott and Kendrick Lamar close Pemberton Music Festival

Review: Missy Elliott and Kendrick Lamar close Pemberton Music Festival

Pemberton, BC – Two of our most fond Pemberton Music Festival memories come via the incomparable Kendrick Lamar and his performance on … Read More »

Under Pressure’s 20th Anniversary to feature Q-Bert, Kool Herc, Theo3 & more

Under Pressure’s 20th Anniversary to feature Q-Bert, Kool Herc, Theo3 & more

Montreal, QC – You won’t find too many festivals out there that properly showcase each of the 4 … Read More »

Grand Hustle’s Iggy Azalea gets “Fancy” at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest (Photos)

Grand Hustle’s Iggy Azalea gets “Fancy” at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest (Photos)

Photos of Iggy Azalea at RBC Ottawa Bluestfest … Read More »

NY State of Mind: Nas gets Illmatic at the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 (Photos)

NY State of Mind: Nas gets Illmatic at the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 (Photos)

A collection of photos from Nas at Ottawa Bluesfest … Read More »

Full Flex Express journeys to this year’s 2015 RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

Full Flex Express journeys to this year’s 2015 RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

HipHopCanada’s Ottawa affiliate partner CapCityHipHop, brings us full coverage of the first day of the 2015 RBC Bluesfest courtesy of Emily Plunkett … Read More »

Stacked hip-hop bill at the 2015 RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

Stacked hip-hop bill at the 2015 RBC Ottawa Bluesfest

HipHopCanada’s Nick Ward provides a quick summary of the hip-hop acts performing at the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest … Read More »

The best show of Sled Island 2015: Jazz Cartier at Nite Owl [Review] #SledIsland

The best show of Sled Island 2015: Jazz Cartier at Nite Owl [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 27, Jazz Cartier came through Calgary to wrap Sled Island 2015, and delivered the best show of … Read More »

Part II of Tory Lanez at Sled: Tory broke Calgary at Hifi Club [Review] #SledIsland

Part II of Tory Lanez at Sled: Tory broke Calgary at Hifi Club [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – Fresh off his superlative performance on Jun. 25, Tory Lanez hit Calgary with a second show during Sled Island … Read More »

Part I of Tory Lanez at Sled: Calgary almost broke Tory [Review] #SledIsland

Part I of Tory Lanez at Sled: Calgary almost broke Tory [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 25, one of my all-time favourite up-and-comers – the great Tory Lanez – blessed the people of … Read More »

De La Soul souled out and sold out at Sled Island 2015 [Review] #SledIsland

De La Soul souled out and sold out at Sled Island 2015 [Review] #SledIsland

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 24, Sled Island 2015 kicked off for Calgary’s hip-hop heads with a massive show headlined by the … Read More »

Nas Escobar at Bestival 2015 on the Toronto Islands (Photos) [Video]

Nas Escobar at Bestival 2015 on the Toronto Islands (Photos) [Video]

Toronto, ON – Check out photos and video footage from Nas’s performance at Bestival 2015 on the Toronto … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2015 [Article]

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2015 [Article]

Calgary, AB – Updated Jun. 18 at 12:30 p.m. – In case y’all are sleeping, Sled Island 2015 is going down all … Read More »

Win tickets to A Journey Home with Crnkn, Smalltown DJs, and Eviction in Calgary [Contest]

Win tickets to A Journey Home with Crnkn, Smalltown DJs, and Eviction in Calgary [Contest]

Calgary, AB – Shambhala presents A Journey Home reaching Calgary on Sunday June 7th, with Crnkn, Smalltown DJs, and Eviction touching down … Read More »

SonReal, Tory Lanez, P. Reign, NBS & John River nominated for Best Hip Hop Video [News]

SonReal, Tory Lanez, P. Reign, NBS & John River nominated for Best Hip Hop Video [News]

Toronto, ON – The 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations were recently revealed and features some stiff … Read More »

One Love Music Festival line-up announced [News]

One Love Music Festival line-up announced [News]

Calgary, AB – After last week’s monstrous announcement of the One Love Music Festival, everyone was left waiting on the line-up announcement. … Read More »

Tonight in Calgary: Junia-T & TassNata’s Canadian tour connects with SonReal [News]

Tonight in Calgary: Junia-T & TassNata’s Canadian tour connects with SonReal [News]

Calgary, AB – With 4 dates already in the bag, Junia-T and TassNata are joining SonReal in Calgary tonight for a big … Read More »

One Love Music Festival announced for Sep. 5 [News]

One Love Music Festival announced for Sep. 5 [News]

Calgary, AB – Today was a milestone day for Western Canadian hip-hop because today the One Love Music Festival was announced.
Our friends … Read More »

2015 London Music Awards: Vote now for your favourite hip-hop act [News]

2015 London Music Awards: Vote now for your favourite hip-hop act [News]

London, ON – The 2015 London Music Awards are going down Wednesday, July 8, at the Carousel Room, Western Fair District. Right … Read More »

B.C.’s Pemberton Music Festival reveals 2015 line-up [News]

B.C.’s Pemberton Music Festival reveals 2015 line-up [News]

Pemberton, BC – Originally published April 1, 2015 – Remember when Sarah Jay and Sarosh Rizvi went to Pemberton Music Festival last … Read More »

Montreal’s Osheaga 2015 line-up announced! [News]

Montreal’s Osheaga 2015 line-up announced! [News]

Montreal, QC – The first weekend of August is going to be vibrating with the epicness set to hit the stages of … Read More »

Drake, k-os, P. Reign, SonReal & more Canadians scheduled for Squamish Fest 2015 [News]

Drake, k-os, P. Reign, SonReal & more Canadians scheduled for Squamish Fest 2015 [News]

Squamish, BC – The 2015 Squamish Valley Music Festival line-up is stacked with dope Canadian hip-hop talent. Drake is scheduled to headline … Read More »

OVO Fest 2015 line-up revealed for Aug 1-3 event [News]

OVO Fest 2015 line-up revealed for Aug 1-3 event [News]

Toronto, ON – OVO FEST 2015! The 6ixth annual OVO Fest is going down August 1 to 3 with tickets going on … Read More »

Rap Recording of the Year: And the winner is… Naturally Born Strangers [News]

Rap Recording of the Year: And the winner is… Naturally Born Strangers [News]

UPDATE: – Naturally Born Strangers win Rap Recording of the Year for their self-titled project. The R&B/Soul Recording of the Year winner … Read More »

2015 JUNOfest Nominee Showcase takes place Friday, March 13 in Hamilton [News]

2015 JUNOfest Nominee Showcase takes place Friday, March 13 in Hamilton [News]

Hamilton, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is proud to announce additions to their 2015 JUNOfest Nominee … Read More »

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