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Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

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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 »

DJ IV breaks down Halifax Hopscotch Fest featuring Tech N9ne, Lil Jon & more [Review]

DJ IV breaks down Halifax Hopscotch Fest featuring Tech N9ne, Lil Jon & more [Review]

Halifax, NS – Halifax’s Hopscotch Festival, like many other festivals, needed a few tender years of growth to help shake the kinks … Read More »

Run The Jewels at Echoplex for Red Bull’s 30 Days in LA (Live Review) [Photos]

Run The Jewels at Echoplex for Red Bull’s 30 Days in LA (Live Review) [Photos]

Los Angeles, CA – Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA is a unique opportunity to see great combinations of artists … Read More »

Networking Opportunity: 3rd Annual CUMC starts Oct. 11 in Toronto [News]

Networking Opportunity: 3rd Annual CUMC starts Oct. 11 in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Now in its third year, The Canadian Urban Music Conference is a celebration of a new generation of Canadian … Read More »

Charron drops new album; prepares for BET appearance Oct. 14 [News]

Charron drops new album; prepares for BET appearance Oct. 14 [News]

Ottawa, ON – After some seriously questionable treatment last year, BET battle champion Charron will get the shine he deserves at this … Read More »

Behind the scenes of Toronto Frosh 2014 with the A$AP Mob [Review/Photos]

Behind the scenes of Toronto Frosh 2014 with the A$AP Mob [Review/Photos]

Editor’s note: HipHopCanada’s own Ajani Charles was on hand for this year’s Toronto Frosh Festival with the A$AP Mob including A$AP Rocky, … Read More »

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 »

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