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Chase Aaron’s album, Therapy is a charismatic R&B experience courtesy of WTFCAMP

Chase Aaron’s album, Therapy is a charismatic R&B experience courtesy of WTFCAMP

Vancouver, BC – In an industry that is constructed with extremely calculated moves, there’s fewer instances where we’re faced with music that … Read More »

Missouri’s Trey Forever brings the vibes on new single “Like The Plug”

Missouri’s Trey Forever brings the vibes on new single “Like The Plug”

Missouri – The last time we talked to Missouri artist, Trey Forever, he was reveling in the success of his first EP 92 … Read More »

The Only Crew’s Jay Elly drops first single of the new year “All On Me” featuring DG the Kid

The Only Crew’s Jay Elly drops first single of the new year “All On Me” featuring DG the Kid

Lexington, KY – Courtesy of Lexington’s the Only Crew, captain Jay Elly collaborates with Kentucky artist DG the Kid for “All On Me.” The … Read More »

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Calgary, AB – With less than six months until the return of Sled Island, the annual Calgary music festival just kicked off … Read More »

ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

Atlanta, GA – Newfoundland born ATL transplant DruggOfChoice returns with a new video for his AK All-Day-produced single, “DRUGS-123.” The songs takes … Read More »

Toronto’s Dre Specz drops 2 new Prince Beatz-directed videos for “Rum Prophets” & “Fist High”

Toronto’s Dre Specz drops 2 new Prince Beatz-directed videos for “Rum Prophets” & “Fist High”

Toronto, ON – Rapper Dre Specz of Gully Side Camp starts the year off with 2 new visual releases directed by Prince … Read More »

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After an intense hold-up at the Canadian border ATL rapper / actor and Hustle Gang boss T.I. made his way … Read More »

Khalid releases new track “Saved” and plays Toronto’s Velvet Underground January 15th

Khalid releases new track “Saved” and plays Toronto’s Velvet Underground January 15th

El Paso, TX – At just 18 years old, El-Paso singer/songwriter, Khalid is a star in the making.  As a recent signee with Right … Read More »

Maine reps for London in new visuals for “Rockstar”

Maine reps for London in new visuals for “Rockstar”

London, UK – The UK rap scene is a beast in itself that we don’t often have a chance to cover. But earlier … Read More »

Carmine satisfies listeners with his clever bars on the “Magic Johnson Freestyle”

Carmine satisfies listeners with his clever bars on the “Magic Johnson Freestyle”

Corpus Christi, TX – In the past we’ve had the opportunity to touch on impressive previous releases from Corpus Christi, emcee Carmine such … Read More »

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Toronto, ON – The Weeknd released a new video on Thursday in support of his chart-topping album, Starboy. “Party Monster” – which … Read More »

Teff Hinkson teams up with Way Cool producer DviousMindZ for “Headshot”

Teff Hinkson teams up with Way Cool producer DviousMindZ for “Headshot”

Toronto, ON – With roots in Barbados, Teff Hinkson is making the move to infiltrate the North American music scene. Most notably, … Read More »

Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto rapper Top 5 talks Styles P, getting advice from Drake, Varna Drive & more

Toronto up-and-comer Top 5 recently made his National Capital Region debut with an all ages show inside Ottawa’s The Bourbon Room.

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Cabo San Lucas, MX – HipHopCanada brings you the premiere of the brand new Snak The Ripper video coming in support of … Read More »

Song of the Day: ‘Da Baddest Bitch’ Trina & Tory Lanez connect on fresh single “Damn”

Song of the Day: ‘Da Baddest Bitch’ Trina & Tory Lanez connect on fresh single “Damn”

Toronto, ON – Damn! The reaction you might have when you see the artwork to the new Trina and Tory Lanez collaboration which … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in October and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every … Read More »

Brits in the 6ix: Noisey covers British Man Dem’s move to Toronto to push UK grime

Brits in the 6ix: Noisey covers British Man Dem’s move to Toronto to push UK grime

Toronto, ON – DJ Lighter, Plain English, Riddim, Mega and Sickman from the crew British Man Dem were recently featured on popular … Read More »

I’ll Name This Podcast Later: Episode 95 looks at Tory Lanez, 6LACK, Soulja Boy & more

I’ll Name This Podcast Later: Episode 95 looks at Tory Lanez, 6LACK, Soulja Boy & more

Jersey City, NJ – Joey and co-host Rory return with Episode 95 of The Joe Budden Podcast for a “quick run through … Read More »

DJ Akademiks: Tory Lanez disses Drake again on his new mixtape The New Toronto 2

DJ Akademiks: Tory Lanez disses Drake again on his new mixtape The New Toronto 2

Toronto, ON – The always entertaining DJ Akademik briefly looks at The New Toronto 2 mixtape from Tory Lanez and highlights what … Read More »

Listen to Cashmere Cat’s “Throw Myself A Party” with 2 Chainz, Starrah & Tory Lanez

Listen to Cashmere Cat’s “Throw Myself A Party” with 2 Chainz, Starrah & Tory Lanez

Toronto, ON – In celebration of the new year, Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat wrapped 2016 by linking up with 2 Chainz, Starrah, … 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 »

Listen to Tory Lanez & A$AP Ferg on “Bal Harbour”

Listen to Tory Lanez & A$AP Ferg on “Bal Harbour”

Toronto, ON – Tory Lanez and A$AP Ferg had a hit with their April 2016 record “Line Up The Flex” and it … Read More »

Tory Lanez releases 2 anticipated new projects: The New Toronto 2 & Chixtape 4

Tory Lanez releases 2 anticipated new projects: The New Toronto 2 & Chixtape 4

Toronto, ON – After teasing fans through social media the past couple of days, Tory Lanez starts the year off with two … Read More »

KG, Yogz & Fresh of Toronto’s ScrapGang release new mixtape, Already Signed

KG, Yogz & Fresh of Toronto’s ScrapGang release new mixtape, Already Signed

Toronto, ON – Toronto’s popular ScrapGang trio start 2017 off strong with the release of their new mixtape, Already Signed. It’s a 17-track … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

SmashMouth producer M Mac’s “Top 10 Beats of 2016”

SmashMouth producer M Mac’s “Top 10 Beats of 2016”

Hamilton, ON – This is always the best time of year for fun content reminding us of the year that was… a … Read More »

Peter Jackson reveals release date for new Fatty Soprano-directed video; plus other PJ updates

Peter Jackson reveals release date for new Fatty Soprano-directed video; plus other PJ updates

Toronto, ON – 9-0 Nickel’s Peter Jackson has announced the release date for his next video single, “Lord Forgive Me” which will … Read More »

Madchild releases video for Evidence-produced “Write It Down” off Darkest Hour

Madchild releases video for Evidence-produced “Write It Down” off Darkest Hour

Vancouver, BC – Getting ready for the March 10 release of his new album Darkest Hour, Madchild ends the year off with … Read More »

Austin Sexton is taking R&B through a romantic metamorphosis with his latest single “U”

Austin Sexton is taking R&B through a romantic metamorphosis with his latest single “U”

Santa Barbara, CA – Austin Sexton is a singer/songwriter/producer based in Santa Barbara, who has an extensive background in live instrumentation/alternative music from the … Read More »

Warner Chappell producer/songwriter Kyle Christopher talks his growth as a solo artist

Warner Chappell producer/songwriter Kyle Christopher talks his growth as a solo artist

Los Angeles, CA – Songwriting is a skill that many artists spend their entire careers trying to perfect, but Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/producer, Kyle … Read More »

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