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Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

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We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

Ottawa, ON – Our friends over at Envy Magazine were on hand for the Ottawa debut of dancehall artist, Kranium. The Montego … Read More »

EverythingOShauN discusses his two new tracks, working with Minty Burns & “Neva” giving up

EverythingOShauN discusses his two new tracks, working with Minty Burns & “Neva” giving up

Earlier this month Brampton artist EverythingOShauN dropped a monstrous two-track release for … Read More »

Is the grass greener on the other side? Buddah Abusah discusses his new track & outlook on life

Is the grass greener on the other side? Buddah Abusah discusses his new track & outlook on life

Fresh off the release of Buddah’s EP, Hamilton artist Buddah Abusah … Read More »

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

East Rutherford, NJ – Another moment in hip-hop history was made at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017. With a plethora of lively … Read More »

Hasta La Vista: Eazy John$on shares new video and wants you to turn up

Hasta La Vista: Eazy John$on shares new video and wants you to turn up

Milton, ON – Milton-based artist Eazy John$on puts you in the mood to vibe out in the latest video release for “Hasta … Read More »

Premiere: Hamilton artists DBLCRSS & Jay Portal discuss their new grunge-trap “Rockstar” anthem

Premiere: Hamilton artists DBLCRSS & Jay Portal discuss their new grunge-trap “Rockstar” anthem

Hamilton, ON – We’re very excited to announce this exclusive new premiere out of Hamilton for the track “Rockstar” by DBLCRSS … Read More »

Behind-the-scenes of Summer Jam 2017 with HOT 97’s TT Torrez

Behind-the-scenes of Summer Jam 2017 with HOT 97’s TT Torrez

New York, NY – The team at HOT 97 has been hustling hard as they approach Summer Jam 2017 at MetLife Stadium … Read More »

Greezy Deckz talks No More Gimmicks, Gucci Mane, The Greezy Era & more

Greezy Deckz talks No More Gimmicks, Gucci Mane, The Greezy Era & more

Toronto rapper Greezy Deckz has been working hard … Read More »

The anatomy of the MTLien: Wasiu on Outkast’s influence & how MTL shaped his identity

The anatomy of the MTLien: Wasiu on Outkast’s influence & how MTL shaped his identity

Montreal, QC – Last month Montreal artist Wasiu released his origin anthem track “MTLien”, produced by Montreal super producers Tommy Kruise and … Read More »

Girls That Don’t Talk Much: Van Hill discusses his new single & why less is always more

Girls That Don’t Talk Much: Van Hill discusses his new single & why less is always more

Brampton, ON – Last week Brampton artist Van Hill dropped a brand new Chris Rose produced track titled “Girls That Don’t Talk … Read More »

KMPNY is coming: The emerging Toronto duo talks fake love, unity & their debut with 24Hrs

KMPNY is coming: The emerging Toronto duo talks fake love, unity & their debut with 24Hrs

Toronto, ON – The beginning of May 2017 marked the debut single release from emerging Toronto duo KMPNY (pronounced “company”).
The rapper-producer … Read More »

CRTC kills funding for MuchFACT & BravoFACT; Sign the Change.org petition

CRTC kills funding for MuchFACT & BravoFACT; Sign the Change.org petition

Ottawa, ON – Originally published May 22, 2017 – It goes without saying, MuchFACT has been a vital tool in the development … Read More »

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Montreal, QC – At the beginning of the month, Montreal artist Wasiu released a new single titled “Daddy Issues.”
The track was produced … Read More »

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

Toronto, ON – At the end of last month, Toronto artist VNCHY teamed up with S.L.M.N. and GoldenBoy for a brand … Read More »

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Ottawa, ON – It’s taken a decade, but the Ottawa Senators have made it back to the Eastern Conference Finals of the … Read More »

Not So Famous: Keffaleng discusses the dangers of fame & the importance of Kid Cudi

Not So Famous: Keffaleng discusses the dangers of fame & the importance of Kid Cudi

Toronto, ON – Back in March, Toronto artist Keffaleng unleashed his sophomore release; a seven-track EP entitled Not So Famous.
Not So Famous … Read More »

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Mississauga, ON – A few weeks ago I was putting together one of my weekly Spotify playlists when I came across an … Read More »

Risk: Bane discusses his new track & why he chose not to premiere it on a blog

Risk: Bane discusses his new track & why he chose not to premiere it on a blog

Earlier this month, Brampton artist Bane self-premiered a brand new track titled “Risk,” produced by Edeez, who’s become Bane’s go-to producer … Read More »

Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Earlier this month, Montreal artist Lou Phelps released his debut solo project titled 001: Experiments … Read More »

UNCRWND Volume 4 gearing up to be one of the hottest events in Toronto this May

UNCRWND Volume 4 gearing up to be one of the hottest events in Toronto this May

Toronto, ON – One of our new star contributors, Stefan Calabrese aka CALABRU, has a big event coming up that we’re thrilled … Read More »

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Calgary, AB – Today marks the Calgary stop of Houston rapper Riff Raff’s four-month world tour. The Canadian leg, in particular, is … Read More »

Being a Struggle Rapper isn’t necessarily a bad thing: KIV’s new mixtape explores the come up

Being a Struggle Rapper isn’t necessarily a bad thing: KIV’s new mixtape explores the come up

At the beginning of April, London artist KIV dropped a brand new 10-track mixtape titled Struggle Rapper … Read More »

Here’s what happened during the first ever Canadian Juggalo Weekend

Here’s what happened during the first ever Canadian Juggalo Weekend

Calgary, AB – It’s Friday afternoon around three o’clock and I’m walking towards Marquee Beer Market & Stage for day one of … Read More »

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Last week Montreal’s cannonhead duo released a brand new five-track EP titled Faint and … Read More »

Toronto’s Robin Banks in stable condition after nightclub shooting

Toronto’s Robin Banks in stable condition after nightclub shooting

As of 2:20 a.m. we’re told by the same sources that his condition has stabilized … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

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

Brevner delivers an authentic and impactful impression with visuals for “Chico”

Brevner delivers an authentic and impactful impression with visuals for “Chico”

Vancouver, BC – The resonating influence of an exceptional music video is underrated in our quick-to-consume media landscape, but BREVNER is one of the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

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

A look at More Life’s ties to the UK; Plus 6 other British MCs you need to know

A look at More Life’s ties to the UK; Plus 6 other British MCs you need to know

While taking in the More Life debut, one thing that really caught my interest was the … Read More »

Bishop Brigante gives us the backstory for each song on his new Legacy project

Bishop Brigante gives us the backstory for each song on his new Legacy project

With the release of a new project yesterday featuring some of his most well known singles … Read More »

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