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Catch Tayyib Ali, Moufy, DJ IV & Jofo live in Halifax on Sept. 4 [News]

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Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a beautiful Friday night set in Vancouver by Top Dawg Entertainment’s lovely first lady, we caught up with … Read More »

Artist to artist: Hellnback gets the grease on Merkules [Interview]

Artist to artist: Hellnback gets the grease on Merkules [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 26, 2014 – With the way hip-hop has been changing over the years it’s hard to … Read More »

Factor – Fvck You ft. Kay The Aquanaut [Audio]

Factor – Fvck You ft. Kay The Aquanaut [Audio]

Saskatoon, SK – It’s that time again, for Factor to put out a new joint from his monthly Factor Friday series. The … Read More »

DillanPonders – The Boy Who Lived [Review]

DillanPonders – The Boy Who Lived [Review]

Toronto, ON – Earlier this month, SmashMouth Music Group’s one-man reign of cocaine – DillanPonders – launched his sophomore LP entitled The … Read More »

KIDS – These KIDS ft. Evan Michael [Video]

KIDS – These KIDS ft. Evan Michael [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 26, 2014 – Guess what, guys? The KIDS are back at it. And they’re hitting us … Read More »

Dipset’s here to stay: Cam’ron performs live at Encore [Review]

Dipset’s here to stay: Cam’ron performs live at Encore [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On August 22 Eiffel Tower Entertainment and Pearl Entertainment teamed up once again to keep hip-hop alive in YEG. … Read More »

Outright Cypher – The Film [Review]

Outright Cypher – The Film [Review]

Victoria, BC - What began as a humble meeting of eight friends in the parking lot of Victoria High School soon turned into … Read More »

Style meets excellence: Spac3man & Savant are one in the same [Article]

Style meets excellence: Spac3man & Savant are one in the same [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Things are happening in the music game between style and sound; a marriage of hip-hop and fashion that has … Read More »

Artist to artist: Hellnback talks Indian Summer with Drezus [Interview]

Artist to artist: Hellnback talks Indian Summer with Drezus [Interview]

Winnipeg, MB – With the buzz surrounding First Nations artists now hitting higher levels in the music game, Hellnback recently took the … Read More »

On the Run with Jay and Bey in Winnipeg [Review]

On the Run with Jay and Bey in Winnipeg [Review]

Winnipeg, MB – I’ll be honest: when the rumors started circulating that Jay Z and Beyoncé were set to tour together this … Read More »

Cam’ron takes it back at Danforth Music Hall [Review]

Cam’ron takes it back at Danforth Music Hall [Review]

Toronto, ON – On Aug. 16, Cam’ron rolled through Toronto for a stop along The First Of The Month Tour. When I … Read More »

Squamish Valley Music Festival with Eminem, Nas, Danny Brown & more [Review/Photos]

Squamish Valley Music Festival with Eminem, Nas, Danny Brown & more [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, BC – On the weekend of August 8, 2014, Squamish Valley Music Festival kicked off in Squamish, British Columbia with headliners … Read More »

A flavourful taste of hip-hop at Osheaga 2014 [Review]

A flavourful taste of hip-hop at Osheaga 2014 [Review]

Montreal, QC – Originally published August 9, 2014 – The highly-anticipated Osheaga Music Festival 2014 embraced thousands of music fanatics with loving … Read More »

e.d.g.e – Penwork14 [Mixtape]

e.d.g.e – Penwork14 [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver MC e.d.g.e. releases a short compilation of tracks from this year, and prepares to release the Captain & Commander … Read More »

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 20, OutKast hit the stage at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to wind down the final day of … Read More »

#DearRappers:  Quit fronting [Article]

#DearRappers: Quit fronting [Article]

Vancouver, BC – In a world made up of internet fame, Twitter followers and Instagram acclaim , the term “fake it ’till … Read More »

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Kendrick Lamar came through Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to perform a set at the Mt. Currie … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 19, Snoop Dogg (aka: Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoopadelic,, etc, etc, etc) rolled through Pemberton … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, T.D.E.’s own ScHoolboy Q made his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival 2014. Q has admittedly … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Tyler, The Creator talks about interracial dating on the way to Pemberton [News]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Tyler, The Creator hit us with a deep heartfelt PSA about the importance of interracial dating … Read More »

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 21, 2014 – If you pay attention to what’s going on in the music underground you’ll … Read More »

DillanPonders – Swallow / SMCG [Audio]

DillanPonders – Swallow / SMCG [Audio]

Toronto, ON – SmashMouth Music Group MC DillanPonders is now less than a month away from dropping his sophomore LP, The Boy Who Lived. … Read More »

Bishop Brigante talks KOTD West Coast Squad Tour, starting tonight in Calgary [Interview]

Bishop Brigante talks KOTD West Coast Squad Tour, starting tonight in Calgary [Interview]

Calgary, AB – Calgary, get ready for KOTD! Tonight marks the official start to the King of the Dot West Coast Squad … Read More »

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On July 6, Future rolled through Calgary for a stop along his Honest Tour. Following two monstrous shows in … Read More »

Tuffhouse presents: Wu-Tang Clan live in Edmonton [News] #HHCSponsored

Tuffhouse presents: Wu-Tang Clan live in Edmonton [News] #HHCSponsored

Edmonton, AB – Our friends over at Tuffhouse in Edmonton are bringing the YEG hip-hop heads a once-in-a-lifetime show of supremacy. All … Read More »

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

Calgary, AB – Your friendly neighbourhood HipHopCanada editors (Prairies Editor, @saroshrizvi and Associate Editor in Chief, @IHeartTART) are gearing up to trek … Read More »

Freebandz: Future stops in Edmonton for the Honest Tour [Review]

Freebandz: Future stops in Edmonton for the Honest Tour [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On July 5, our friends at Pearl Entertainment, Eiffel Tower Entertainment and Union Events brought Future to perform live … Read More »

Mosaic x Moka Only x A-Ro x Kapok – Bone Case [Audio]

Mosaic x Moka Only x A-Ro x Kapok – Bone Case [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Released via KapokRhymesWell’s SoundCloud comes the surprisingly dope pairing of a few Vancity freshman and one OG. Moka Only … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

Pemberton, BC – On July 16, Pemberton Music Festival kicks things off in the wonderful land that is beautiful British Columbia. One of … Read More »

Raekwon, Jay Elec & more at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 10th Anniversary [News]

Raekwon, Jay Elec & more at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 10th Anniversary [News]

Brooklyn, NY – Originally published June 21, 2014 – July 9 will mark the official start to the 10th anniversary of the … Read More »

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