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Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Edmonton, AB – In support of his latest LP Layers, Royce da 5’9″ will be making a stop at Edmonton for the … Read More »

Scrub & Ace Ha get funky and fresh in “Anita Ride” video

Scrub & Ace Ha get funky and fresh in “Anita Ride” video

St. Louis, MO – Taking a moment to look farther south than we usually do, duo Scrub & Ace Ha just released … Read More »

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Vancouver, BC – One quarter of Slaughterhouse, one half of Bad Meets Evil and PRhyme, the legendary Royce Da 5’9 is set … Read More »

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Vancouver, BC – Do you remember where you were when you heard Rihanna for the first time? I remember that moment more … Read More »

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – Yelawolf and crew brought their Slumerican Tour through the Commodore Ballroom last week with supporting act, Canadian pop singer and … 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 »

DK & Justo show us the “Nightmare in Brooklyn” with this new video release

DK & Justo show us the “Nightmare in Brooklyn” with this new video release

Halifax, NS – Halifax producer DK recently joined forces with Brooklyn-based rapper Justo to form a duo that fuses American East Coast … Read More »

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Toronto, ON – With only a few days left until the Apr. 29 release of his highly anticipated VIEWS album, Drake almost … Read More »

Lyfe Harris links up with $ha for “Searching” & “Pull Up”

Lyfe Harris links up with $ha for “Searching” & “Pull Up”

Toronto, ON – Los Angeles artist (by way of Atlanta) Lyfe Harris recently linked up with Toronto OVO affiliate $ha (one of … Read More »

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Toronto, ON – In support of his 2015 album, When It’s Dark Out, G-Eazy releases the visuals for “Drifting” featuring Chris Brown … Read More »

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

Despite the industry’s top dog regularly representing for the Northside, Canadian rappers going platinum … Read More »

ILoveMakonnen confirms split from Drake’s OVO Sound

ILoveMakonnen confirms split from Drake’s OVO Sound

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week social media was buzzing with talk that “Tuesday” hitmaker ILoveMakonnen had been kicked out of OVO … Read More »

Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 15, Nightshift Entertainment brought West Coast rapper Hopsin to Edmonton’s Union Hall to perform a show along … Read More »

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Saskatoon, SK – That new wave futuristic trend is really having it’s moment right now in rap culture, but there’s something to be … 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 »

Contest: Win tickets to see Hopsin live in Calgary & Edmonton

Contest: Win tickets to see Hopsin live in Calgary & Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – This upcoming weekend, Hopsin comes through Calgary and Edmonton to perform two shows along his Hop Solo Tour. Hopsin … Read More »

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 1, the fam at True Rhythm brought Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) through Calgary to … Read More »

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 9, Calgary’s Hifi Club brought Allan Rayman through for one of only two Canadian stops along the … Read More »

Ottawa’s Cashtro Crosby releases “Free Max B Part 1” video in support of 2 Million Fans mixtape

Ottawa’s Cashtro Crosby releases “Free Max B Part 1” video in support of 2 Million Fans mixtape

Ottawa, ON – Ottawa based Pittsburgh transplant Cashtro Crosby has dropped off his latest visual release in support of his 2 Million … Read More »

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Toronto, ON – This announcement probably would have been perfect for our mini Bishop Brigante takeover a couple of weeks back, but … 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 »

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Calgary, AB – Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) played at Dickens in Calgary this past Friday, which was coincidentally the … Read More »

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Drake releases 2 new songs off Views From The 6: “Pop Style” & “One Dance” (feat. The Throne)

Toronto, ON – With Views From The 6 dropping just around the corner, you wouldn’t be totally crazy if you expected to … Read More »

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton, BC – After months of waiting, we’re finally happy to announce that the good folks over at Pemberton Music Festival just … Read More »

DJ 151 promos upcoming album with shout out from Merkules

DJ 151 promos upcoming album with shout out from Merkules

Vancouver, BC – Self-proclaimed East Van OG DJ 151 has been tirelessly pushing his movement in Vancouver from time and with his … 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 »

Scarborough meets Oakland as Bishop Brigante takes on Pass at KOTD’s Blackout 6ix

Scarborough meets Oakland as Bishop Brigante takes on Pass at KOTD’s Blackout 6ix

Toronto, ON – Continuing on with our mini “Bishop Brigante Takeover,” check out one of the latest battles released from our friends … Read More »

Featuring Bishop Brigante: Toronto vet releases new ‘collaborations’ mixtape with various artists

Featuring Bishop Brigante: Toronto vet releases new ‘collaborations’ mixtape with various artists

Toronto, ON – Over the years, Toronto rapper and actor Bishop Brigante has released some incredible collaborations with great artists from around … Read More »

Working: Bishop Brigante drops new mixtape, single, short film & featured in new KOTD battle

Working: Bishop Brigante drops new mixtape, single, short film & featured in new KOTD battle

Toronto, ON – With over 2 decades of music industry experience, Bishop Brigante has accumulated quite the impressive catalogue of tunes.
While he … Read More »

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