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DK & Justo show us the “Nightmare in Brooklyn” with this new video releas

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You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

Montreal, QC – On Apr. 29 Drake released his highly anticipated new VIEWS album. And today Dear Lola (aka: RAW Records co-founder) … Read More »

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week, Toronto super producer and SmashMouth Music Group beatsmith M Mac released his Nostalgia OD remix project.
Nostalgia … 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 »

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

He came up in the Vancouver hip-hop scene and since the age 13 Ian Tonino, known as Junk has … Read More »

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

Despite the industry’s top dog regularly representing for the Northside, Canadian rappers going platinum … Read More »

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Ottawa, ON – Swisha T released his full length album Filthy this past November, and has released the first music video for … 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 »

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Calgary, AB – Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) played at Dickens in Calgary this past Friday, which was coincidentally the … 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 »

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 »

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 »

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Nixxon (formerly JesseRay) just hit us with his latest project drop; a tight little five-track EP titled … Read More »

2 Sides To A Story: Peter Jackson drops new album with Brooklyn (R.I.P.) of Winnipeg’s Most

2 Sides To A Story: Peter Jackson drops new album with Brooklyn (R.I.P.) of Winnipeg’s Most

Toronto, ON – Today marks the official release of 2 Sides To A Story. It’s the new album from 9-0 Nickel’s Peter … Read More »

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen the come-up of a new female rapper in the Vancouver scene … Read More »

Brevner EP raises the bar for new Vancouver

Brevner EP raises the bar for new Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Originally published February 28th, 2016 – Brevner is no stranger to making bold and precisely executed moves with his art, from … Read More »

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Vancouver, BC – The boys of Northwest Division have been one of the hardest grinding teams to … Read More »

The Female Approach: 20 Women Killing The Game

The Female Approach: 20 Women Killing The Game

Rather than continuing to complain about the lack of women in the genre, this is my attempt to bring you a list of 20 strong … Read More »

Backstage in Ottawa: Producer AraabMuzik talks IllMind, Lloyd Banks, Drake & more

Backstage in Ottawa: Producer AraabMuzik talks IllMind, Lloyd Banks, Drake & more

HipHopCanada Ottawa rep Lil Thrilla recently caught up with producer AraabMuzik … Read More »

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 20, the good people over at LiveNation brought Classified to MacEwan Ballroom in Calgary for a stop … Read More »

New York rapper Troy Ave talks Canadian Tour, White Christmas 3, Young Lito & more

New York rapper Troy Ave talks Canadian Tour, White Christmas 3, Young Lito & more

Ottawa, ON – BSB Records rapper Troy Ave was recently in the Nation’s Capital for the second date of his White Christmas … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … Read More »

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Listening to Episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio earlier tonight, it’s clear … Read More »

Night Lovell talks “Dark Light” hitting a million views, Young Thug, Jazz Cartier & more

Night Lovell talks “Dark Light” hitting a million views, Young Thug, Jazz Cartier & more

Here’s an understatement: Night Lovell had a big year in 2015. From releasing … Read More »

Premiere: Pimpton just dropped the video for his track with 40 Cal. titled “Mob Ties”

Premiere: Pimpton just dropped the video for his track with 40 Cal. titled “Mob Ties”

Regina, SK – Originally published Jan. 26, 2016 – We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Pimpton and the … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2016, our HipHopCanada team members are wrapping up 2015 with a series of lists … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 28, 2015 – To wrap up 2015, our team members here at HipHopCanada are crafting up … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Favourite Pictures I Shot In 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Favourite Pictures I Shot In 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 26, 2015 – As 2015 comes to an end, our HipHopCanada fam has decided to put … Read More »

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

There’s nothing that I love more than a good Christmas party … Read More »

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