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Quake Matthews’ Celebrate The Struggle album debuts in Top 5 of iTunes hip-hop chart

Quake Matthews’ Celebrate The Struggle album debuts in Top 5 of iTunes hip-hop chart

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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 »

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Drake sets record for most Billboard Music Awards wins in one night: 13

Las Vegas, NV – Drake was the big winner at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, taking home 13 awards and surpassing Adele … Read More »

Last call! The Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program closes for submissions on April 30

Last call! The Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program closes for submissions on April 30

Toronto, ON – The deadline is just around the corner for the 2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, presented by Canada’s Walk … Read More »

Peter Jackson’s “On A Wave” wins iHeartRadio’s Future Star for April

Peter Jackson’s “On A Wave” wins iHeartRadio’s Future Star for April

Toronto, ON – Congrats are in order for 9-0-Nickel Entertainment CEO and recording artist Peter Jackson. His latest single, “On A Wave,” … Read More »

Fund Me Fest wants to know what you would do with $20,000

Fund Me Fest wants to know what you would do with $20,000

Toronto, ON – Z103.5 FM and Fund Me Fest launch their inaugural music competition that provides some of Canada’s most talented independent … Read More »

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

Toronto, ON – It’s almost time for Canadian Music Week! Between April 18 and 23, you’ll be treated to events featuring a … 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 »

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

Ottawa, ON – Earlier today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) released the nominations for the 2017 JUNO Awards. … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Toronto star Rich Kidd to host first Beats.Mind.Movement. showcase on Oct. 19

Toronto star Rich Kidd to host first Beats.Mind.Movement. showcase on Oct. 19

Beats.Mind.Movement. goes down inside Toronto’s The Rivoli … Read More »

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2017 … Read More »

MuchMusic Top 30: Tory Lanez’s “LUV,” Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” & more

MuchMusic Top 30: Tory Lanez’s “LUV,” Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” & more

Toronto, ON – There isn’t much hip-hop/urban music featured on the MuchMusic Top 30 chart for the week beginning Friday, August 5, … Read More »

The importance of exporting: How the Halifax rap scene has grown in 2016

The importance of exporting: How the Halifax rap scene has grown in 2016

Halifax, NS – One of the greatest gifts about working for HipHopCanada is that every single day I get to talk with … Read More »

Views surpasses 1 million sales in under a week; Drake thanks fans

Views surpasses 1 million sales in under a week; Drake thanks fans

Toronto, ON – After less than a week on the market, Drake has sold more than a million copies of his fourth … Read More »

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite guys in the rap game, D.O. Gibson recently debuted a new podcast series entitled On … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Toronto, ON – The Prizm Prize, founded in 2012 and administered by the Association for Music and Innovative Arts, is a national … Read More »

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah … Read More »

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, the 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards took place at the Telus Convention Centre in downtown … Read More »

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

Calgary, AB – The 2016 JUNO Awards, honouring Canadian music achievements, were presented in Calgary this past weekend by CARAS (Canadian Academy … Read More »

Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year at the 2016 JUNO Awards

Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year at the 2016 JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – Drake might have only won 1 award at this year’s JUNO Awards, but it came in the category we … Read More »

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – With JUNO Week well underway in Calgary, HipHopCanada was treated to a behind-the-scenes media tour this morning (courtesy of … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

Today is the official kick-off to JUNO Week in Calgary … Read More »

Lunice embarks on four-stop Canadian tour with Red Bull Music Academy

Lunice embarks on four-stop Canadian tour with Red Bull Music Academy

Calgary, AB –  Lunice is a graduate of Red Bull Music Academy London 2010. Since then, he continues to work with the Academy … 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 »

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

Vancouver, BC – It’s the beginning of a new year and as tradition follows HipHopCanada’s dedicated writers have decided to compile a … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

Calgary, AB – CARAS has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2016 … Read More »

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

Disclaimer: It’s been a minute since we’ve run a #DearRappers column here on HipHopCanada. But a lot of you cats have been … Read More »

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