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Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

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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

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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”

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

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

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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 »

“Too Young” artist Post Malone balls hard inside Toronto’s Tattoo

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This Past Thursday night, the youthful energy of Toronto’s hip-hop scene was … Read More »

Here’s what happened when The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to Calgary

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Calgary, AB – On Nov. 29, XO’s kingpin, pop megastar The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour through the Saddledome in Calgary. … Read More »

We caught up with Sketch Menace & Chedda Cheese to talk about KOTD’s #Frostbite2

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Premiere: Montreal producer Dear Lola just dropped a video for “No Chance”

Premiere: Montreal producer Dear Lola just dropped a video for “No Chance”

Montreal, QC – It’s kind of a rarity to see producers drop videos for their beats so we’re super excited to announce … Read More »

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The Weeknd ‘obliterates’ first stop of The Madness Fall Tour in hometown of Toronto

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A$AP Rocky and Tyler the Creator on tour together is a force to be reckoned with … Read More »

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Earlier this week, D.O. Gibson dropped a new video for “100%” … Read More »

Moka Only responds to the Snak The Ripper vs. Madchild beef

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Snak The Ripper fires back at Madchild in less than 24 hours with this video for “Child Abuse”

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Madchild tweets distaste for Snak the Ripper; Snak fires back with diss track

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2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

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Tech N9ne gave us A&R advice and told us why he doesn’t do rap beef

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