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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

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Day 3: Tory Lanez crowd surfs his way through high energy set at Pemberton Music Festival

Day 3: Tory Lanez crowd surfs his way through high energy set at Pemberton Music Festival

Pemberton, BC – 2016 has felt like a year of progress and new emergence for many artists, and Tory Lanez potentially had the most … Read More »

Day 1: Pemberton Festival opens with Snoop Dogg, Rae Sremmurd, Pell & Cypress Hill

Day 1: Pemberton Festival opens with Snoop Dogg, Rae Sremmurd, Pell & Cypress Hill

HipHopCanada kicks off coverage of Pemberton Festival … Read More »

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Toronto, ON – As the internet weighed in on Drake’s diss to Joe Budden, by way of his verse on French Montana’s … Read More »

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Day 5: Alessia Cara makes powerful Ottawa debut at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Brampton-born Alessia Cara made her Ottawa debut on the City stage Wednesday for Day 5 of Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest.
She … Read More »

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Fans surrounded Bluesfest’s City Stage in droves on Sunday to watch Ottawa’s most successful MC to date do his … Read More »

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday July 6, 37-year old Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was shot and killed by two white … Read More »

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

RBC Bluesfest 2016 kicked off in style yesterday inside Ottawa’s Lebreton Flats with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q … Read More »

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

We’re deeply saddened to report the passing of veteran Toronto MC, Kunle Thomas aka King Reign … Read More »

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

Ottawa, ON – It takes a special kind of dirt-bag to defraud a family while they’re grieving the loss of a loved … Read More »

Wasiu gave us a very thorough break-down of his new track “No Jumper”

Wasiu gave us a very thorough break-down of his new track “No Jumper”

Montreal rapper Wasiu recently released his latest single titled “No Jumper,” co-produced by … Read More »

Rising rap star Don Mulatto of Sault Ste. Marie passes away at 20

Rising rap star Don Mulatto of Sault Ste. Marie passes away at 20

It’s with a very heavy heart that we report the death of Don Mulatto … 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 »

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver, BC – After a strong lead up that involved extensive touring and a ton of great marketing collateral, the new Snak … Read More »

The HipHopCanada recap of Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016

The HipHopCanada recap of Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016

Hot 97’s Summer Jam certainly had it’s ups and downs this year, but the annual outdoor hip-hop festival … Read More »

k-os breaks down Views From The Stix & talks about what it’s like to work with Kaytranada

k-os breaks down Views From The Stix & talks about what it’s like to work with Kaytranada

Toronto, ON – On May 20, k-os released his second ever mixtape titled Views From The Stix. The project is 15 tracks … Read More »

Smokers Club: DillanPonders & Jimmy B join Cam’ron, Smoke DZA & more on Canadian dates

Smokers Club: DillanPonders & Jimmy B join Cam’ron, Smoke DZA & more on Canadian dates

The Smokers Club Tour returns for another year with a fitting debut in Vansterdam, aka Vancouver on Tuesday, May 31 … Read More »

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Albertan’s know what they’re in for every May Long Weekend. Rain or more … Read More »

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Enfield, NS – On May 5, Classified released this video (directed by Jason Levangie) for his David Myles assisted “Work Away” off … Read More »

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

Nearly four years ago, Royce da 5’9″ got sober. The Detroit MC has been in the rap game for … Read More »

Views surpasses 1 million sales in under a week; Drake thanks fans

Views surpasses 1 million sales in under a week; Drake thanks fans

Toronto, ON – After less than a week on the market, Drake has sold more than a million copies of his fourth … Read More »

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

Toronto, ON – It’s always a good time when we get new music from Rel McCoy, and he recently dropped a new … Read More »

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite guys in the rap game, D.O. Gibson recently debuted a new podcast series entitled On … Read More »

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 »

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

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