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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

Ottawa, ON – RBC Bluesfest 2017 has some big names coming to Ottawa, some for their National Capital Region … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Rick Ross wants you to know that success is yours if you’re bold enough to take it

Rick Ross wants you to know that success is yours if you’re bold enough to take it

Empires aren’t built over night, and the decade-long career of Rick Ross has been an unwavering and … Read More »

Drake & Nineteen85 win 2 Grammy Awards for “Hotline Bling”

Drake & Nineteen85 win 2 Grammy Awards for “Hotline Bling”

UPDATE: In a what will definitely come as a surprise to some, Chance The Rapper beat out Drake’s chart topping album Views … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

9-0-Nickel’s Peter Jackson is “On A Wave” with hot new single

9-0-Nickel’s Peter Jackson is “On A Wave” with hot new single

Toronto, ON – It’s only February, but this could be one of the biggest singles we see in 2017. Over the years, … Read More »

Toronto up-and-comer Delon Dior breaks down his new single “Faygo”

Toronto up-and-comer Delon Dior breaks down his new single “Faygo”

Toronto, ON – Following up on his Ktoe-produced banger, “Didn’t See This Coming,” Toronto rapper Delon Dior returns with a new single … Read More »

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

Toronto, ON – This morning the Prism Prize released its annual Top 20 long list of Canadian music videos of the year. … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Create. Define. Release: After more than a decade, CDR Toronto’s support hasn’t wavered

Create. Define. Release: After more than a decade, CDR Toronto’s support hasn’t wavered

When the group’s run with Sony Music and MO ‘Wax came to an end, he sought to create a safe space where young artists could play their works in progress, develop their … Read More »

Premiere: Ottawa artist Pter P releases his highly anticipated debut LIT album

Premiere: Ottawa artist Pter P releases his highly anticipated debut LIT album

Ottawa, ON – We’re very excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Ottawa artist Pter P for the premiere of his … Read More »

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

While the West Coast music scene is heavily filled with trap-influenced R&B, there are few artists who are confidently executing other avenues of the genre … Read More »

Jordan Rivers talks about “Going In” on his latest video

Jordan Rivers talks about “Going In” on his latest video

Toronto up-and-comer Jordan Rivers recently dropped a new video single titled “Going In” (produced by BDM) off the forthcoming new Finding My Way EP … Read More »

Khalid talks finding his voice & charting his own path to success

Khalid talks finding his voice & charting his own path to success

At just 18 years old, R&B singer/songwriter Khalid isn’t your typical teen. With a newly acquired deal under his belt from RCA Records, his rise to the forefront of the … Read More »

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

Calgary, AB – We’re very excited to announce that HipHopCanada’s Associate Editor-in-Chief – Sarah Jay – has just been announced as one … Read More »

Peter Jackson signs deal with US company, Timeless Music Management

Peter Jackson signs deal with US company, Timeless Music Management

Toronto, ON – Canadian rapper Peter Jackson is pleased to announce he has signed a music management deal with Timeless Music Management. … Read More »

You Feel Me? Toronto’s Infu talks new EP, “West Side” video, plans for 2017 & more

You Feel Me? Toronto’s Infu talks new EP, “West Side” video, plans for 2017 & more

Since first emerging on the Toronto hip-hop scene in 2010, rapper Infu has been working hard at…

Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto up-and-comer Top 5 recently made his National Capital Region debut with an all ages show inside Ottawa’s The Bourbon Room.

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

Toronto, ON – On Dec. 23 2016, Toronto artist Sean Leon blew up the Internet by releasing an incredibly in-depth interview with … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2017 at HipHopCanada, I decided I’d kick off the new year proper by delivering … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in October and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

Hamilton, ON – Representing the GTA West, Hamilton based artist DBLCRSS was one of the best things to happen to the Canadian … Read More »

St. Catharines-based E.U. Afool talks new album & 0therWorld-directed video “Feel Alright”

St. Catharines-based E.U. Afool talks new album & 0therWorld-directed video “Feel Alright”

St. Catharines, ON – E.U. Afool comes with the perfect combination of confidence and self-deprecating awareness on the new Yung Nab-produced single … Read More »

Shots For Everyone: Brampton newcomer LD bANKO breaks down his new track “8 Miles”

Shots For Everyone: Brampton newcomer LD bANKO breaks down his new track “8 Miles”

Brampton up-and-comer, 19-year-old LD bANKO recently released a new record titled “8 Miles (Shots For Everyone).”

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

Sean Leon fires back at Jazz Cartier on “FAV RAPPER / HUNDRED MILLION RELIGION”

Sean Leon fires back at Jazz Cartier on “FAV RAPPER / HUNDRED MILLION RELIGION”

Sean Leon opens fire on former collaborator and fellow Toronto rapper, Jazz Cartier.

A$AP Ferg is at the top of his game and Still Striving

A$AP Ferg is at the top of his game and Still Striving

He’s been on a tight tour schedule for the better part of the last year but A$AP Ferg shows no signs of slowing down.

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

On Nov. 17, our friends over at Timbre Concerts brought Tory Lanez through Calgary for a stop along the I Told You Tour in support of Tory’s debut album release I Told You.

Bored In Canada: We caught up with The Posterz to talk about their new EP & boredom in Montreal

Bored In Canada: We caught up with The Posterz to talk about their new EP & boredom in Montreal

Montreal, QC – On Oct. 31, Montreal rap trio The Posterz (Husser, Kris The $pirit, and producer Joey Sherrett) released a brand … Read More »

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