Interviews

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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Interviews

An archive of all interviews (video, written and otherwise) that have been featured on HipHopCanada.com.

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Hip-Hop Royalty: Russell Simmons & Def Jam visit Arsenio Hall [Article]

Hip-Hop Royalty: Russell Simmons & Def Jam visit Arsenio Hall [Article]

Los Angeles, CA – You can’t get much more deeply rooted in hip-hop culture then when you have two of it biggest … Read More »

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

T.R.A. talks new album Crazy 8′s, SARS Network updates, touring & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 10, 2014 – I met Toronto rapper T.R.A., aka Tha Rhyme Animal, in person for the … Read More »

Anno Domini talks production success & advice for aspiring CDN producers [Interview]

Anno Domini talks production success & advice for aspiring CDN producers [Interview]

London, UK – In the early 2000′s, when the relationship between hip-hop and the internet really began to flourish, many aspiring MCs … Read More »

Kid Ink in Vancouver on My Own Lane Tour [Interview]

Kid Ink in Vancouver on My Own Lane Tour [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published April 3, 2014 – Rising to hip-hop celebrity on his own terms, Kid Ink is a hustler … Read More »

Three 6 Mafia & DJ Smallz talk Dirty South, weed, & more in Vancouver [Video]

Three 6 Mafia & DJ Smallz talk Dirty South, weed, & more in Vancouver [Video]

Vancouver, BC – #Throwback: Originally published June 13, 2011 – Three 6 Mafia knows how to have a good time. As … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – Once a year or so, our fam over at 10 at 10 throw an Outta Towners edition that always … Read More »

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

Toronto, ON – Earlier on this year, StarCity Music’s own JesseRay (formerly affiliated with The Weeknd) launched his debut album entitled 1990. Here’s … Read More »

Spotlight: Coming up SonReal [Article]

Spotlight: Coming up SonReal [Article]

“I’m lucky enough that I got to spend time to become seasoned in my craft before I had a platform for it.” … Read More »

Note the Sarcasm: Catching up with Mike Boyd [Interview]

Note the Sarcasm: Catching up with Mike Boyd [Interview]

Enfield, NS – On March 25, Mike Boyd launched his latest project, …Note The Sarcasm via Halflife Records Inc./Universal Music Canada. If you’re … Read More »

Smoke DZA speaks with Billboard and performs a new song [Video]

Smoke DZA speaks with Billboard and performs a new song [Video]

New York, NY – There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Smoke DZA. The rapper and R.F.C. Music Group … Read More »

Ms. Drama: Dyme-A-Duzin talks Hip Hope LP and Joey Bada$$ [Video]

Ms. Drama: Dyme-A-Duzin talks Hip Hope LP and Joey Bada$$ [Video]

Brooklyn, NY – Atlantic Records recording artist, Dyme-A-Duzin stopped by Ms. Drama’s radio show to talk about his debut album, Hip Hope … Read More »

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 20, 2014 – Let’s take it out to the West Coast. Vancity, to be specific; where … Read More »

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Late 2013, Toronto artist Black Sage made a trip to Vancouver to clear his head, escape from his everyday … Read More »

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

The rebirth of Northern hip-hop: CJ Flemings discusses what Montreal’s missing [Interview]

Montreal, QC – CJ Flemings is undoubtedly one of the freshest voices to emerge out of Montreal as of … Read More »

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

On Our Radar: BeatAHoe [Interview]

Montreal, QC – Montreal’s producer-on-the-rise, BeatAHoe, released his Sewer Musicc project back at the end of 2013. BeatAHoe crafts beats for Canadian … Read More »

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Edmonton, AB – On Feb. 28, Edmonton’s own Evrlove Blake (of the Evrlove crew) releases his rookie Triangles, Circles & Squares mixtape. It’s … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Meeko G [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Meeko G [Interview]

Calgary, AB – For this month’s 10 at 10 Spotlight, we feature veteran MC and Calgary rookie, Meeko G. Those in attendance … Read More »

Don’t pop a Molly: MuckAFolly with Aux Jennings, instead [Article]

Don’t pop a Molly: MuckAFolly with Aux Jennings, instead [Article]

Halifax, NS – On Feb. 5, Halifax’s own 21-year-old Aux Jennings released his debut EP, MuckAFolly. Following the drop of Jennings’ first mixtape … Read More »

JRDN chats about his new EP, touring, and Beyonce [Interview]

JRDN chats about his new EP, touring, and Beyonce [Interview]

Halifax, NS - It was certainly a blessing in disguise that I was propped up at home alone with my phone in my … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes: Carrying the Olympic torch for Canadian hip-hop [Spotlight]

Maestro Fresh Wes: Carrying the Olympic torch for Canadian hip-hop [Spotlight]

“…to have my songs now representing the Olympics – on any capacity, on any platform – is a milestone in my career.” … Read More »

Dead Rappers Society: Catching up with Ben Gregor in Toronto [Interview]

Dead Rappers Society: Catching up with Ben Gregor in Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON - Last week, Toronto’s evening commuters may have witnessed an unexpected hip-hop video being filmed by the railroad tracks in the … Read More »

Hyghly Alleyne: XO’s Director wants to make your music videos [Article]

Hyghly Alleyne: XO’s Director wants to make your music videos [Article]

Toronto, ON – You may have found yourself wondering about the man behind the camera lens of some of OVO and XO’s … Read More »

Chopping it up with Pusha T in Toronto [Interview]

Chopping it up with Pusha T in Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON - G.O.O.D Music’s own Pusha T made a stop at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on Feb. 2 along his My Name Is My … Read More »

Rushden Diamonds have All The Right Moves [Prolific Profile]

Rushden Diamonds have All The Right Moves [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, BC - Michael Rushden and Lord Diamonds are the dynamic duo that make up Vancouver alt-hip-hop group, Rushden Diamonds. These guys wear … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: T-Bear [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: T-Bear [Interview]

Calgary, AB – Every month we link up with the folks over at 10 at 10 Hip-Hop Showcase to spotlight one of our … Read More »

The Unterview: J. Cole – What Dreams May Come Tour in Calgary [Review]

The Unterview: J. Cole – What Dreams May Come Tour in Calgary [Review]

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 17, the good people over at The Union and Two Towers brought J. Cole’s ‘What Dreams May … Read More »

DJ Revolution interviews Marco Polo in NYC [Video]

DJ Revolution interviews Marco Polo in NYC [Video]

New York, NY – In this new video for his website, TheCutOnline.com, world-class DJ Revolution hangs out in New York City with … Read More »

Cannonhead firing on all cylinders: Spin & Freddie 5ive [Interview]

Cannonhead firing on all cylinders: Spin & Freddie 5ive [Interview]

Montreal, QC – After releasing a handful of new videos and songs over the last year, Spin and Freddie 5ive of Cannonhead, … Read More »

100 Bulletz talks battle rap & his debut album [Interview]

100 Bulletz talks battle rap & his debut album [Interview]

Burlington, ON – 100 Bulletz is the definition of multitalented. He has over 10 years of piano and violin training at The Royal … Read More »

Real Deal talks his favourite battles, ghostwriting and more [Interview]

Real Deal talks his favourite battles, ghostwriting and more [Interview]

Pittsburgh, PA – In the world of battle rap Real Deal is known for disecting his opponents with sharp angles that cut … Read More »

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