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The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Baltimore rapper TT The Artist came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform her first of two … Read More »

N.O.R.E is back in Vancouver July 9th

N.O.R.E is back in Vancouver July 9th

Vancouver, BC – On Saturday July 9th the West Coast welcomes hip-hop legend Noreaga back to the stage in Vancity. The evening … Read More »

R.O.Z. releases new 10-track 2Epik-produced album, When The Smoke Clears

R.O.Z. releases new 10-track 2Epik-produced album, When The Smoke Clears

Toronto, ON – Parma Court’s R.O.Z. releases his long awaited new projected entitled WTSC, which in full form stands for When the … Read More »

Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9″

Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9″

Fredericton, NB – Royce Da 5’9″ has been rapping for over 20 years now, he’s been in many successful collaborative groups, and … Read More »

Bas brought his Too High to Riot tour to Vancouver and put on a hype show

Bas brought his Too High to Riot tour to Vancouver and put on a hype show

Vancouver, BC – The summer has been off to a solid start, with many promising acts lined up to take over the … Read More »

Lyrics Born hits Vancouver August 6th and here’s how you can win tickets

Lyrics Born hits Vancouver August 6th and here’s how you can win tickets

Vancouver, BC – Friday August 6th will see the return of Lyrics Born to Vancouver presented by MRG Concerts and Fource Entertainment … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Junglepussy came through Calgary to perform at Commonwealth for the annual Sled Island music festival. Junglepussy … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, New Jersey rapper Cakes Da Killa came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform his first of … Read More »

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

Toronto, ON – I was blessed to be able to dip over to Toronto last week to cover the annual NXNE music … Read More »

Bougie breaks on to the West Coast scene with smooth R&B banger “This Time”

Bougie breaks on to the West Coast scene with smooth R&B banger “This Time”

Vancouver, BC – Hailing from Rotterdam, up-and-coming artist Bougie is grinding to make a name for himself in Canada with the first single … Read More »

Song of the Day: Theo3 flexes his lyrical muscle with “Breathing Exercises” Parts 1 & 2

Song of the Day: Theo3 flexes his lyrical muscle with “Breathing Exercises” Parts 1 & 2

Toronto, ON – I’ve been fortunate enough to be in the lab with a ton of great MCs, but few have impressed … Read More »

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Edmonton, AB – Monster Energy has teamed up with Blueprint Alberta and Nightshift Entertainment to bring Rittz to Edmonton’s Union Hall on … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

Calgary, AB – Today marks the start of Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival. In case you’re not familiar, Sled Island is … Read More »

K Koke of USG returns with new visuals for “I’m Back Again” featuring Stefflon Don

K Koke of USG returns with new visuals for “I’m Back Again” featuring Stefflon Don

London, UK – K Koke, one of the UK’s top rappers, recently dropped a new official jaw breaking video called “I’m Back … Read More »

Media Music Studio & Parma Media kick-off summer with hot new mixtape, Media Music Vol. 2

Media Music Studio & Parma Media kick-off summer with hot new mixtape, Media Music Vol. 2

Toronto, ON – Media Music Studio and Parma Media ​join forces to bring you a hot new tape to kick off the … Read More »

Win tickets to Chuck Inglish & Alex Wiley in Vancouver this Friday

Win tickets to Chuck Inglish & Alex Wiley in Vancouver this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Chuck Inglish has been rocking solo for a minute and Vancouver is about to get the chance to see … Read More »

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Mississauga, ON – Meek Mill finally just wrapped his house arrest sentence and is working on his comeback to the rap game. … Read More »

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – AKA Paradise is bringing Atlanta to Canada to properly celebrate our home and native land. ATL’s rising artist Nessly, … Read More »

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

Toronto, ON – With Game 7 of the NBA Finals and the new episode of Game of Thrones airing on the same … Read More »

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Vancouver, BC – The new Snak The Ripper project, From The Dirt, is officially the first Canadian release to surpass Views on … Read More »

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver, BC – After a strong lead up that involved extensive touring and a ton of great marketing collateral, the new Snak … Read More »

Organized Threat’s VON POE VII & Papa J. Ruiz announce 8-week visual campaign

Organized Threat’s VON POE VII & Papa J. Ruiz announce 8-week visual campaign

Riverside, CA – Organized Threat’s VON POE VII and Papa J. Ruiz announce Summer Madness, an eight week campaign focused on releasing … Read More »

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – The middle of the week can be a sleepy time for the music scene in Vancouver, but this last Wednesday … Read More »

BAS hits Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown June 23rd on Too High To Riot Tour

BAS hits Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown June 23rd on Too High To Riot Tour

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts has a full summer line up of dope shows coming up…one in particular next Thursday June 23rd … Read More »

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Vancouver, BC – For their second year in a row Blueprint Live in partnership with Live Nation are set to bring an … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To NXNE 2016

Toronto, ON – The week marks the beginning of NXNE 2016, one of Toronto’s most anticipated festivals of the month. In case … Read More »

All The Way Up: Toronto’s MessThaBest drops his own take on Terror Squad hit

All The Way Up: Toronto’s MessThaBest drops his own take on Terror Squad hit

Toronto, ON – MessThaBest drops his own take on Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s “All The Way Up,” originally produced by Edsclusive.

Mac Miller releases a 5th Year Remastered Anniversary Edition of Best Day Ever

Mac Miller releases a 5th Year Remastered Anniversary Edition of Best Day Ever

Pittsburg, IL – 2011 was a monumental year for Mac Miller. The release of his mixtape Best Day Ever garnered him a spot … Read More »

The Only Crew are a voice for the Kentucky rap game with 2 For $.00 EP

The Only Crew are a voice for the Kentucky rap game with 2 For $.00 EP

Lexington, Kentucky – Jay Elly and Cub Capulet are two emcees we haven’t heard from, but it’s not for lack of talent. They recently dropped their new … Read More »

Kardinal Offishall discusses the cultural impact of ‘The Greatest’, Muhammad Ali

Kardinal Offishall discusses the cultural impact of ‘The Greatest’, Muhammad Ali

Toronto, ON – Kardinal Offishall and Islamist scholar, Abdullah Hakim Quick discuss Muhammad Ali’s legacy and the impact he had on both … Read More »

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