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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 »

Spotify Canada predicts SonReal, Jazz Cartier, Keys N Krates, BBNG among 2015 stars

Spotify Canada predicts SonReal, Jazz Cartier, Keys N Krates, BBNG among 2015 stars

Toronto, ON – The highly respected commercial music streaming, podcast and video service giant Spotify has steadily been gaining momentum to becoming … 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 »

Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival [Interview]

Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival [Interview]

In this new interview, Emotionz talks Shambhala Music Festival and his new booking agency … Read More »

Hellnback – #FOE (Album) [Review]

Hellnback – #FOE (Album) [Review]

Winnipeg, MB – #FOE (Family Over Everything) is the new solo album released by Alberta-born, HellnbacK and is already garnering attention snagging two … Read More »

Pumpkinhead aka PH, Brooklyn rapper passes away at 39 [News]

Pumpkinhead aka PH, Brooklyn rapper passes away at 39 [News]

New York, NY – Our tribute to veteran Brooklyn rapper, PH who passed away the morning of June 9 … Read More »

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Our Spotlight Feature for May-June 2015 is Young Kazh of 100 Mad / Kuruption Camp / BAXWAR…

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 »

Action Bronson’s Mr. Wonderful Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review]

Action Bronson’s Mr. Wonderful Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The hip-hop scene in Vancouver was focused on the Vogue Theatre late this week where Action Bronson took to the … Read More »

Remembering SixFire: Rising Alberta hip-hop talent passed away at 33 [Article]

Remembering SixFire: Rising Alberta hip-hop talent passed away at 33 [Article]

Edmonton, AB – It is with deep sorrow that we report on the loss of yet another budding talented member…

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – In the nearly 15 years that Vancouver based rap artist Kyprios has been on the hip-hop scene, he’s left … Read More »

Mark Haynes, creator of 9th Illy, talks comic books & hip-hop [Interview]

Mark Haynes, creator of 9th Illy, talks comic books & hip-hop [Interview]

Ottawa, ON – Dig this and dig it deep. In 1997, we were given a front row seat to one of the … Read More »

Joey Crack leans back: Fat Joe live in Calgary [Review]

Joey Crack leans back: Fat Joe live in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 30, our fam over at Two Towers, Marquee Beer Market & Stage, and One Entertainment brought Fat … Read More »

Rick Ross in Calgary: The #HoodBillionaire experience [Review]

Rick Ross in Calgary: The #HoodBillionaire experience [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 25, our good friends over at Two Towers, One Entertainment and Union Events teamed up to bring … Read More »

Peter Jackson: Since I Was 16, We The North, 9-0 Nickel & More [Spotlight]

Peter Jackson: Since I Was 16, We The North, 9-0 Nickel & More [Spotlight]

The NBA has always had a close connection to hip-hop culture, and in the past couple of years Canada’s team, the Toronto Raptors…

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

All ears are on L.A. when it comes to laid-back bangers with a voice speaking for the ‘hood. He’s been making major moves for…

DillanPonders – You’re Welcome [Review]

DillanPonders – You’re Welcome [Review]

Toronto, ON – On Apr. 1, Toronto’s drug lord extraordinaire DillanPonders released his highly-anticipated You’re Welcome remix project. The project dropped as … Read More »

Peter Jackson releases Since I Was 16; debuts at #53 on iTunes [News]

Peter Jackson releases Since I Was 16; debuts at #53 on iTunes [News]

Toronto, ON – 9-0 Nickel Entertainment’s Peter Jackson has officially released his album, Since I Was 16. The 12-track original release features … Read More »

The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

Calgary, AB – In case y’all have been sleeping, Mar. 28 marks the date of the massive #Quarantine2 KOTD event in Calgary … Read More »

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – With the January release of their debut album SremmLife, a surprise appearance with Rihanna at DirectTV’s Pre-Super Bowl Party, … Read More »

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – In between shows during the western leg of his KCMKV2 Tour, Regina’s rising star Pimpton made a stop … Read More »

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

Toronto, ON – About a month ago, Toronto’s JD Era posted a photo on Instagram of himself along with producer Snaz and … Read More »

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 11, Rich Homie Quan came through Calgary for the second stop along his debut Canadian Tour. After … Read More »

Travis Scott’s Rodeo Tour brings down the house in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

Travis Scott’s Rodeo Tour brings down the house in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

Toronto, ON – Over the course of the last seven years, I have worked with, have been on stage with, have learned … 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 »

Vancouver music community aids in funding J-Swift’s fight for his rights [Article]

Vancouver music community aids in funding J-Swift’s fight for his rights [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Over the last couple of months it has been a Bizarre Ride indeed for producer/emcee J-Swift of The Pharcyde. … Read More »

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