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We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

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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 »

Moka Only launches record label, Beautiful Records [News]

Moka Only launches record label, Beautiful Records [News]

Vancouver, BC – If you haven’t heard of Moka Only by now, you will after his latest release Magickal Weirdness, dropping July … Read More »

SonReal, Tory Lanez, P. Reign, NBS & John River nominated for Best Hip Hop Video

SonReal, Tory Lanez, P. Reign, NBS & John River nominated for Best Hip Hop Video

Toronto, ON – The 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations were recently revealed and features some stiff … Read More »

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Vancouver, BC – “There are a lot of great DJs throwing dope parties . . .but some don’t always get the support … Read More »

2015 London Music Awards: Vote now for your favourite hip-hop act [News]

2015 London Music Awards: Vote now for your favourite hip-hop act [News]

London, ON – The 2015 London Music Awards are going down Wednesday, July 8, at the Carousel Room, Western Fair District. Right … Read More »

Rap Recording of the Year: And the winner is… Naturally Born Strangers [News]

Rap Recording of the Year: And the winner is… Naturally Born Strangers [News]

UPDATE: – Naturally Born Strangers win Rap Recording of the Year for their self-titled project. The R&B/Soul Recording of the Year winner … Read More »

2015 JUNOfest Nominee Showcase takes place Friday, March 13 in Hamilton [News]

2015 JUNOfest Nominee Showcase takes place Friday, March 13 in Hamilton [News]

Hamilton, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is proud to announce additions to their 2015 JUNOfest Nominee … Read More »

COOKING 3.0 with Joseph L’Etranger, Sangoir and Shaunic [News]

COOKING 3.0 with Joseph L’Etranger, Sangoir and Shaunic [News]

Vancouver, BC – COOKING is a workshop and party dedicated to the art of making beats. Learn from some of Vancouver’s greatest and … 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 »

Cooking at Fortune Sound Club – The Art Of Making Beats Workshop [News]

Cooking at Fortune Sound Club – The Art Of Making Beats Workshop [News]

Vancouver, BC – COOKING at Fortune Sound Club is a workshop and party dedicated to the art of making beats. This debut … Read More »

Anno Domini & HipHopCanada present the “A Track with Crooked I” [Contest]

Anno Domini & HipHopCanada present the “A Track with Crooked I” [Contest]

Los Angeles, CA – We’re very happy to be the main sponsor for a great new contest targeted at recording artists! Anno … Read More »

2015 JUNO Awards calling for Rap Recording of the Year submissions [News]

2015 JUNO Awards calling for Rap Recording of the Year submissions [News]

Toronto, ON – It’s that time of year again folks! CARAS, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, is now accepting … Read More »

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