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CDN Hip-Hop “State of the Union Address” Pt. 1: F*ck Toronto Hip-Hop [Article]

CDN Hip-Hop “State of the Union Address” Pt. 1: F*ck Toronto Hip-Hop [Article]

Toronto, ON – Originally published Jan. 6, 2014 – This is the realest shit I ever wrote in an article. it is … Read More »

Kardinal Offishall takes on new role at Universal Music Canada [News]

Kardinal Offishall takes on new role at Universal Music Canada [News]

Toronto, ON – “Rapper turned singer” is something you hear all of the time, but as of this week, we’re introduced to … Read More »

Prism Prize: $5000 to be awarded to Best Canadian Music Video of 2013 [News]

Prism Prize: $5000 to be awarded to Best Canadian Music Video of 2013 [News]

Toronto, ON – Following a successful introduction in 2012, the Prism Prize is set to honour the Best Canadian Music Video released … Read More »

The many reasons why you should submit your music for the JUNO Awards [Article]

The many reasons why you should submit your music for the JUNO Awards [Article]

Canada – Original version published Nov. 8, 2010 – Artists can do their careers a lot of good by submitting their music … Read More »

Reminder! 2014 JUNO Awards submission deadline is Nov. 13 [News]

Reminder! 2014 JUNO Awards submission deadline is Nov. 13 [News]

If you’re looking for more information about submitting for the JUNO Awards we recommend reading the article “The Many Reasons Why You … Read More »

Singer-songwriters compete for mentoring opp with JUNO Award-winner [News]

Singer-songwriters compete for mentoring opp with JUNO Award-winner [News]

Toronto, ON – Beginning October 8, 2013, unsigned Canadian singer-songwriters can enter one original song in the 2014 Singer-Songwriter Mentor Experience, sponsored … Read More »

Raincity Rap Festival and Conference with Maestro Fresh Wes Oct 4 – 5 [News]

Raincity Rap Festival and Conference with Maestro Fresh Wes Oct 4 – 5 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Miscellaneous Productions is putting on a two day event with some pretty amazing details. Raincity Rap Festival is a … Read More »

JD Era signs with The McKee Agency for representation [News]

JD Era signs with The McKee Agency for representation [News]

Toronto recording artist JD Era signs on for exclusive booking representation with The Mckee Agency. Details can be found in the press … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes’ 25th Anniversary Party in Toronto [Video]

Maestro Fresh Wes’ 25th Anniversary Party in Toronto [Video]

Toronto, ON – When you think about the evolution of Canadian hip-hop, there are several people that come to mind who have … Read More »

Drake gets Grammy Award in the mail; takes shots to celebrate [Video]

Drake gets Grammy Award in the mail; takes shots to celebrate [Video]

Toronto, ON – Drake shares a special moment with fans as his Grammy Award finally arrives in the mail. The 2013 Grammy … Read More »

Toronto music campaign 4479 launched at NXNE [News]

Toronto music campaign 4479 launched at NXNE [News]

Every NXNE Festival is always an exciting time for the City of Toronto, artists, music lovers, film makers and the like, but … Read More »

Grand Format Presents: A Weekend at Chin Injeti’s [News]

Grand Format Presents: A Weekend at Chin Injeti’s [News]

Vancouver, BC – We all know and love our resident reigning Grammy award champion Chin Injeti. His work with Eminem, Dr. Dre … Read More »

Classified, Drake top MuchMusic Video Awards nominations [News]

Classified, Drake top MuchMusic Video Awards nominations [News]

Toronto, ON – Canadian rappers Drake and Classified have collectively earned 9 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations. Only Marianas Trench has more nominations … Read More »

Classified and The Weeknd pick up first Juno Awards [News]

Classified and The Weeknd pick up first Juno Awards [News]

Regina, SK – East coast rapper Classified has picked up the first Juno Award of his career. Class picked up the award … Read More »

RNBCanada: Drake signs with ASCAP [News]

RNBCanada: Drake signs with ASCAP [News]

Toronto, ON – Billboard has reported that Toronto rapper-singer Drake has signed a deal with ASCAP. Click here to check out the … Read More »

Just announced: Music industry internship opportunity in Toronto [News]

Just announced: Music industry internship opportunity in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – If you answer ‘yes’ to these two questions then there is a good chance that this internship opportunity is … Read More »

Are you an artist? Is your music being licensed? [News]

Are you an artist? Is your music being licensed? [News]

Toronto, ON – In 2013, with access to information via the Internet and industry workshops, artists should be responsible for learning the … Read More »

Fontana North wins Indie Distributor of the Year for 6th consecutive time [News]

Fontana North wins Indie Distributor of the Year for 6th consecutive time [News]

Maplecore is proud to announce that Fontana North Distribution won the title of Indie Distributor of the Year for the sixth consecutive … Read More »

Artists: Network with CANaudio Licensing at Canadian Music Week [News]

Artists: Network with CANaudio Licensing at Canadian Music Week [News]

Toronto, ON – A new company has launched giving artists an opportunity to get paid through licensing music. CANaudio will make their … Read More »

Fontana North: Tony Tarleton named new General Manager [News]

Fontana North: Tony Tarleton named new General Manager [News]

Toronto, ON – Fontana North, the country’s leading independent music distribution company is delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Tarleton to … Read More »

Theo3 moves up 3 spots on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Theo3 moves up 3 spots on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Toronto, ON – Classified had another strong week, maintaining the #1 spot on the National Hip-Hop Chart reported by !earshot. Both A$AP … Read More »

Classified, Ghettosocks & more on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Classified, Ghettosocks & more on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Toronto, ON – !earshot, the national campus and community radio report, has six Canadians in the Top 10 of their National Hip-Hop … Read More »

Next MuchFACT deadline is Jan. 10 – Act Now! [News]

Next MuchFACT deadline is Jan. 10 – Act Now! [News]

CANADA – Attention all artists, record labels and anyone else releasing music. The next MuchFACT deadline is Thursday, January 10th at 11:59 … Read More »

FACTOR’s Video Program submission deadline is Dec. 13 [News]

FACTOR’s Video Program submission deadline is Dec. 13 [News]

Toronto, ON – Just over 10 days until the next deadline for FACTOR’s Video Program. The Video Program was created to help … Read More »

JRDN, P. Reign, K’naan amongst winners at 2012 SOCAN Awards [News]

JRDN, P. Reign, K’naan amongst winners at 2012 SOCAN Awards [News]

Toronto, ON – Several members of the Canadian urban scene were recently awarded at the 2012 SOCAN Awards. There was an award … Read More »

Next MuchFACT deadline for financial support is Jan. 10 [News]

Next MuchFACT deadline for financial support is Jan. 10 [News]

Toronto, ON – There are several different grant programs available through the MuchFACT (originally known as VideoFACT) / PromoFACT system. You can … Read More »

RNBCanada.com accepting submissions for January 2013 launch [News]

RNBCanada.com accepting submissions for January 2013 launch [News]

Toronto, ON – Last Thursday we announced the January 2013 launch of RNBCanada.com. The site is currently … Read More »

2013 JUNO Awards submissions are open! Early bird deadline: Oct. 22 [News]

2013 JUNO Awards submissions are open! Early bird deadline: Oct. 22 [News]

Toronto, ON – It’s that time of year – submissions for the 2013 JUNO Awards are officially open! In order to be … Read More »

2014 Juno Awards to be held in Winnipeg [News]

2014 Juno Awards to be held in Winnipeg [News]

Winnipeg, MB – The 2014 Juno Awards will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It’ll be the first time in 9 years that … Read More »

Swollen Members win Rap / Hip-Hop Recording of the Year at WCMAs

Swollen Members win Rap / Hip-Hop Recording of the Year at WCMAs

Regina, SK – Congratulations to Madchild, Prevail and Rob The Viking of Vancouver’s Swollen Members for taking home an Western Canadian Music … Read More »

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