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IV League Studios Booth Sessions Episode 2 ft. Rude Dowg, Baseline & J-Bru [Video]

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Ghostface Killah chops it up with the HHC Prairies honeys [Interview] #TBT

Ghostface Killah chops it up with the HHC Prairies honeys [Interview] #TBT

Edmonton, AB – In case y’all forgot, HHC’s own Rosa Jason and Sarah Sussman (aka: the Prairies honeys of HHC) brought you … Read More »

Kendrick Lamar Talks ‘i’ cover art, Isley Brothers sample & new album [Video]

Kendrick Lamar Talks ‘i’ cover art, Isley Brothers sample & new album [Video]

Los Angeles, CA – After releasing “i,” an upbeat, bubbling track based on live instrumentation and a rousing Isley Brothers sample, Kendrick … Read More »

The Come Up Show catches up with Saukrates [Interview]

The Come Up Show catches up with Saukrates [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Our friends over at The Come Up Show (hi, Martin Bauman) recently got on the phone with the legendary … Read More »

eMC brings classic hip-hop to Fortune Sound Club (Live) [Photos]

eMC brings classic hip-hop to Fortune Sound Club (Live) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Masta Ace & Wordsworth & Punchline & Stricklin = The mighty eMC Crew. Live and in full effect the … Read More »

Grieves talks Winter And The Wolves, touring and finding balance in the music business [Interview]

Grieves talks Winter And The Wolves, touring and finding balance in the music business [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – It’s impressive to listen to Grieves speak. He has so much passion for his music that it makes you remember … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet on diversification and how he fits into hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

Kenny Gourmet on diversification and how he fits into hip-hop [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, BC – Audio engineer, producer, emcee and entrepreneur – the young and very talented Kenny Gourmet wears many different hats. He … Read More »

Dizaster talks Cassidy, Ether, KOTD, Vancouver rap & more [Interview]

Dizaster talks Cassidy, Ether, KOTD, Vancouver rap & more [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – During a recent trip to Vancouver, battle rap’s most talked about emcee Dizaster sat down with HipHopCanada’s West Coast … Read More »

Hiiigh with Top Dawg Entertainment’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Hiiigh with Top Dawg Entertainment’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 31, 2014 – After a beautiful Friday night set in Vancouver by Top Dawg Entertainment’s lovely … Read More »

The Good, The Bad & The Strange: Artist to Artist with Tech N9ne [Interview]

The Good, The Bad & The Strange: Artist to Artist with Tech N9ne [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published September 11, 2014 – Tech N9ne is no stranger to touring. Arguably one of the hardest working … Read More »

YYC to YQB: Mic Starink, MissFudge and Mr. Precise chat about Envol et Macadam [Interview]

YYC to YQB: Mic Starink, MissFudge and Mr. Precise chat about Envol et Macadam [Interview]

Calgary, AB – Last week, Calgary’s own Mic Starink, MissFudge and Mr. Precise held things down for Canadian hip-hop by hitting the … Read More »

Rkulture chops it up with Jimmy B [Video]

Rkulture chops it up with Jimmy B [Video]

Toronto, ON – SmashMouth Music Group artist Jimmy B recently sat down to chop it up with the fine folks over at … Read More »

Artist to Artist: From paper to can, talkin’ colour with KeepSix [Interview]

Artist to Artist: From paper to can, talkin’ colour with KeepSix [Interview]

Surrey, BC –  The story of the modern day Da Vinci is one seldom told, hip-hop in general has always had four … Read More »

Artist to artist: Hellnback gets the grease on Merkules [Interview]

Artist to artist: Hellnback gets the grease on Merkules [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 26, 2014 – With the way hip-hop has been changing over the years it’s hard to … Read More »

Style meets excellence: Spac3man & Savant are one and the same [Article]

Style meets excellence: Spac3man & Savant are one and the same [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Things are happening in the music game between style and sound; a marriage of hip-hop and fashion that has … Read More »

Artist to artist: Hellnback talks Indian Summer with Drezus [Interview]

Artist to artist: Hellnback talks Indian Summer with Drezus [Interview]

Winnipeg, MB – With the buzz surrounding First Nations artists now hitting higher levels in the music game, Hellnback recently took the … Read More »

Time to #WAKEDAFUCUP: HipHopCanada chops it up with Onyx [Interview]

Time to #WAKEDAFUCUP: HipHopCanada chops it up with Onyx [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On Aug. 15, our friends over at True Rhythm brought Onyx (Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz) to Calgary for … Read More »

Humble Beginnings: Jigz Crillz talks growth as an artist, new EP & more [Interview]

Humble Beginnings: Jigz Crillz talks growth as an artist, new EP & more [Interview]

Hamilton, ON – Originally published July 30, 2014 – Steel City’s Jigz Crillz is gearing up for the fall release of his … Read More »

Tastemaker, move-maker: Seattle’s iLL Chris puts on for the Northwest [Interview]

Tastemaker, move-maker: Seattle’s iLL Chris puts on for the Northwest [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – The Seattle hip-hop scene has been on the radar of rap fans for a minute. With vets like Sir-Mix-a-Lot, … Read More »

Juicy J will hit Vancouver on the Never Sober Tour August 13 [News]

Juicy J will hit Vancouver on the Never Sober Tour August 13 [News]

Vancouver, BC – You say no to Vancity, Juicy J can’t! He’s comin’ back to the West to turn up and smoke … Read More »

Toronto vet King Reign gets Sincere about new album, family & more [Interview]

Toronto vet King Reign gets Sincere about new album, family & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Whether it’s his JUNO-nominated work as a member of the group BrassMunk, his Reign Music series, big singles like … Read More »

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 21, 2014 – If you pay attention to what’s going on in the music underground you’ll … Read More »

Rico Love talks Usher, social media, writing platinum hits & more [Interview]

Rico Love talks Usher, social media, writing platinum hits & more [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – On July 5, Rico Love made a stop in Edmonton while joining Future on the Honest Tour. The New Orleans … Read More »

Game signs DUBB and Skeme to Blood Money Entertainment [News]

Game signs DUBB and Skeme to Blood Money Entertainment [News]

Los Angeles, CA – So congratulations are definitely in order. HipHopCanada would like to congratulate DUBB and the AV8ERS team for the … Read More »

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Future gets Honest: cover art and why he always wears sunglasses [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On July 6, Future rolled through Calgary for a stop along his Honest Tour. Following two monstrous shows in … Read More »

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a full show with the Wu-Tang Clan at the Orpheum Theatre and an in depth interview with Vancouver … Read More »

Nardwuar vs. Wu-Tang Clan (Interview) [Video]

Nardwuar vs. Wu-Tang Clan (Interview) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – As a general rule, Nardwuar interviews do not disappoint. When 90 something percent of the infamous Wu-Tang Clan are … Read More »

Prolific Profile: Sarah K [Interview]

Prolific Profile: Sarah K [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – We recently had a chance to catch up with rising R&B star Sarah K for our latest Prolific Profile. … Read More »

Prolific Profile: Indelible [Interview]

Prolific Profile: Indelible [Interview]

Port Moody, BC – Indelible is a hip-hop group based out of Port Moody B.C. and is made up of two brothers J … Read More »

Why G-Eazy is the greatest: The Bay, E-40 and his Canadian bromance [Interview]

Why G-Eazy is the greatest: The Bay, E-40 and his Canadian bromance [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published July 3, 2014 – Back in March, my friend, Kate, talked my ear off for weeks about … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Natural Ensemble [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Natural Ensemble [Interview]

Calgary, AB – June marked another monster month for the 10 at 10 fam over at Commonwealth. Is it just me – … Read More »

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