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Talented producer, UTVMG’s Acres killed in Calgary; suspect charged [News]

Talented producer, UTVMG’s Acres killed in Calgary; suspect charged [News]

Calgary, AB – Canada has lost another talented artist to violence. Producer Jaimend Roberto Orellana-Sincuir, also known as Acres, was shot multiple … Read More »

Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – For the past couple of years, a Toronto teenager has become a strong voice for speaking out against bullying. … Read More »

There Is Only Now: Souls of Mischief hit the stage in Calgary [Review]

There Is Only Now: Souls of Mischief hit the stage in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 11, the good people over at Blueprint Live brought Souls of Mischief to Comonwealth Bar & Stage … Read More »

Rich Homie Quan had us feeling some Type of Way in Calgary [Review]

Rich Homie Quan had us feeling some Type of Way in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 12, Rich Homie Quan rolled through Calgary for the second stop along his debut 2015 Canadian Tour. … Read More »

OVO-KOTD Blackout 5 captured in 23 shots by Ajani Charles [Photos]

OVO-KOTD Blackout 5 captured in 23 shots by Ajani Charles [Photos]

Toronto, ON – By now you’re probably well aware that OVO-KOTD’s highly anticipated Blackout 5 event was a huge success; propelling the … Read More »

Peter Jackson kicks off Since I Was 16 Canadian Tour in Toronto on April 1 [News]

Peter Jackson kicks off Since I Was 16 Canadian Tour in Toronto on April 1 [News]

Toronto, ON – Peter Jackson is making a big statement in 2015. Having been a dominating force in Canadian hip-hop the past … Read More »

Logic’s Under Pressure Tour Hits Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre (Live) [Photos]

Logic’s Under Pressure Tour Hits Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre (Live) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Maryland emcee Logic hit Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre last week for an all ages affair on the West Coast portion … Read More »

RiFF RAFF (aka Jody Highroller) preludes WWE debut in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

RiFF RAFF (aka Jody Highroller) preludes WWE debut in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

Toronto, ON – Last weekend, RiFF RAFF aka Jody HighRoller graced the stage at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall in all of his … Read More »

The Beatnuts & Jeru the Damaja come through Fortune Sound Club (Live Review) [Photos]

The Beatnuts & Jeru the Damaja come through Fortune Sound Club (Live Review) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – In an era where the conventional hip-hop DJ takes the backseat, there still exists a breed of emcee that … Read More »

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

Toronto, ON – Nominations for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced this morning at the Danforth Music Hall and HipHopCanada was on … Read More »

Demrick talks his roots, inspirations and Losing Focus (Video) [Interview]

Demrick talks his roots, inspirations and Losing Focus (Video) [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Philly to Cali transplant Demrick has been steadily on his grind for close to a decade and is currently … Read More »

Prevail & Neph discuss Alpha Omega & The Experiment (Interview) [Video]

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Vancouver, BC – Beyond Prevail’s very influential work with Swollen Members, he’s recently started working on a collaboration project with his nephew, … Read More »

Dutchy’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Dutchy’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Ottawa, ON – A little late to the party. This should be the last of our “Best Of” content, though. We had … Read More »

Dogg Pound’s Roscoe: Under Tha Influence [Interview]

Dogg Pound’s Roscoe: Under Tha Influence [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Roscoe came up on the heels of some of the biggest legends in West Coast rap history. Philly raised … Read More »

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Toronto, ON – 2014 was a big year for us, here at HipHopCanada. In case you’ve missed the memo, we’re celebrating our … Read More »

DJ IV’s Picks: Top 10 Nova Scotia Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

DJ IV’s Picks: Top 10 Nova Scotia Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Halifax, NS – In keeping with our Top 10 posts for 2014, HipHopCanada’s own DJ IV put together a list of his … Read More »

KassKills’ Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

KassKills’ Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published January 2, 2015 – KassKills’ Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 can be found below. … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Calgary, AB – Originally published January 2, 2015 – Damn. Is it just me, or was 2014 a massive year for Canadian … Read More »

Rosa Jay’s Picks: Top 5 Canadian (Edmonton) Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Rosa Jay’s Picks: Top 5 Canadian (Edmonton) Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Edmonton, AB – Originally published January 2, 2014 – Rosa Jason’s Picks: Top 5 Canadian Rap Videos Of 2014 can be found … Read More »

Top 10 Tags of 2014 (#5 – #1) – New Year’s Special [Article]

Top 10 Tags of 2014 (#5 – #1) – New Year’s Special [Article]

Toronto, ON – Continuing on with Part 2 (spots #5 to #1) of our Top 10 Tags of 2014 piece. Click the … Read More »

Top 10 Tags of 2014 (#10 – #6) – New Year’s Special [Article]

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Toronto, ON – Happy New Year! Kicking off our New Year’s Special, we have the Top 10 Tags of 2014 (starting with … Read More »

Gotti Like That: West Coast words with Kurupt [Interview]

Gotti Like That: West Coast words with Kurupt [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Philly birthed him. The West Coast raised him. Kurupt came up guided by supreme company. Mentored by giants like … Read More »

Holiday turn-up with Juicy J in Edmonton [Review]

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Edmonton, AB – On December 19, our friends at Nightshift Entertainment, Urban Metropolis and Hot 107 FM teamed up to bring Juicy … Read More »

Innovators – Ground Shakers: The Art of Blending with Keys N Krates [Interview]

Innovators – Ground Shakers: The Art of Blending with Keys N Krates [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published November 26, 2014 – Sitting down with the gentlemen of Toronto based electro-trap band Keys N Krates … Read More »

Dkay hustles to build up the Vancouver Sound [Interview]

Dkay hustles to build up the Vancouver Sound [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published December 8, 2014 – Up-and-coming hip-hop artist Dkay is rapidly gaining a buzz surrounding him in Vancity. … Read More »

Vancouver producer The Dirty Sample to release Raw Produce album January 15 [News]

Vancouver producer The Dirty Sample to release Raw Produce album January 15 [News]

Vancouver, BC – For the past few years, Vancouver producer The Dirty Sample has been steadily piecing together his new project, Raw … Read More »

OVO KOTD’s Blackout 5 marks Bishop Brigante’s return to battling, Feb. 2015 [News]

OVO KOTD’s Blackout 5 marks Bishop Brigante’s return to battling, Feb. 2015 [News]

Toronto, ON – Some big news coming out of Toronto today that will have hip-hop battle heads excited for the year ahead. … Read More »

No Class: Machine Gun Kelly hits the stage in Toronto [Photos]

No Class: Machine Gun Kelly hits the stage in Toronto [Photos]

Toronto, ON – On Nov. 29, the good folks over at Union Events, Nightshift Entertainment, and Pearl Entertainment brought MGK and the … Read More »

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Slaine speaks music moves, acting, and getting sober [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published November 26, 2014 – Sometimes an artists forces you to have certain expectations when listening to their … Read More »

DJ IV breaks down Halifax Hopscotch Fest featuring Tech N9ne, Lil Jon & more [Review]

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