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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 »

Networking Opportunity: 3rd Annual CUMC starts Oct. 11 in Toronto [News]

Networking Opportunity: 3rd Annual CUMC starts Oct. 11 in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Now in its third year, The Canadian Urban Music Conference is a celebration of a new generation of Canadian … 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 »

SOCAN welcomes Copyright Board approval of internet tariffs [News]

SOCAN welcomes Copyright Board approval of internet tariffs [News]

New decisions from the Copyright Board of Canada will allow artists to receive royalties for “previously uncompensated uses of their works by … 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 »

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles [Article]

#DearRappers: Stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles [Article]

Edmonton, AB – Here’s the deal: you cats need to stop sending me “0 to 100” freestyles. I won’t listen to them. … Read More »

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