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Checking in with Rushden Diamonds [Interview]

Checking in with Rushden Diamonds [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – From ripping stages around the globe to collaborating with some of the most influential emcees to the culture, Lord … Read More »

Catching up with inCredible [Prolific Profile]

Catching up with inCredible [Prolific Profile]

Coquitlam, BC – Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta and transplanted to the suburbs of Vancouver, artist/producer inCredible is on his grind, hustling to … Read More »

Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

Home of the Brave: Rezzi talks bullying, new mixtape & more [Interview]

Toronto, ON – For the past couple of years, a Toronto teenager has become a strong voice for speaking out against bullying. … Read More »

Demrick talks his roots, inspirations and Losing Focus (Video) [Interview]

Demrick talks his roots, inspirations and Losing Focus (Video) [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Philly to Cali transplant Demrick has been steadily on his grind for close to a decade and is currently … Read More »

Scope G on blurring the lines and stimulating the 5 senses [Interview]

Scope G on blurring the lines and stimulating the 5 senses [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Scope G is a Vancouver-based artist with a diverse skill-set ranging from rapping and producing, to photo and video editing. … Read More »

On Our Radar: Chillin’ with Dystinkt Beats [Interview]

On Our Radar: Chillin’ with Dystinkt Beats [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – When I reviewed Dystinkt Beats’ mixtape Seoulful Instrumentals last fall, I took interest in finding more about the man … Read More »

Prevail & Neph discuss Alpha Omega & The Experiment (Interview) [Video]

Prevail & Neph discuss Alpha Omega & The Experiment (Interview) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Beyond Prevail’s very influential work with Swollen Members, he’s recently started working on a collaboration project with his nephew, … Read More »

Kardinal Offishall & Chaisson’s interview & performance on Breakfast Television [Video]

Kardinal Offishall & Chaisson’s interview & performance on Breakfast Television [Video]

Toronto, ON – Kardinal Offishall was joined by East Coast singer-songwriter Chaisson to perform their new single, “That Chick Right There” on … Read More »

Dogg Pound’s Roscoe: Under Tha Influence [Interview]

Dogg Pound’s Roscoe: Under Tha Influence [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Roscoe came up on the heels of some of the biggest legends in West Coast rap history. Philly raised … Read More »

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Toronto, ON – 2014 was a big year for us, here at HipHopCanada. In case you’ve missed the memo, we’re celebrating our … Read More »

John River on The Come Up Show (Podcast) [Interview]

John River on The Come Up Show (Podcast) [Interview]

London, ON – Another great podcast from The Come Up Show. This time they connect with Mississauga lyricist John River. He talks … Read More »

Gotti Like That: West Coast words with Kurupt [Interview]

Gotti Like That: West Coast words with Kurupt [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Philly birthed him. The West Coast raised him. Kurupt came up guided by supreme company. Mentored by giants like … Read More »

Innovators – Ground Shakers: The Art of Blending with Keys N Krates [Interview]

Innovators – Ground Shakers: The Art of Blending with Keys N Krates [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published November 26, 2014 – Sitting down with the gentlemen of Toronto based electro-trap band Keys N Krates … Read More »

Dkay hustles to build up the Vancouver Sound [Interview]

Dkay hustles to build up the Vancouver Sound [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published December 8, 2014 – Up-and-coming hip-hop artist Dkay is rapidly gaining a buzz surrounding him in Vancity. … Read More »

Bishop Brigante talks about the allure of battle rap [Video]

Bishop Brigante talks about the allure of battle rap [Video]

Toronto, ON – In this new video, Toronto MC/entrepreneur Bishop Brigante discusses the allure of battle rap. The Scarborough native recently announced … Read More »

Slaine speaks music moves, acting, and getting sober [Interview]

Slaine speaks music moves, acting, and getting sober [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published November 26, 2014 – Sometimes an artists forces you to have certain expectations when listening to their … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Sabo Forte [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Sabo Forte [Interview]

Calgary, AB – Originally published November 1, 2014 – It’s been a minute since we’ve brought you a 10 at 10 Spotlight. … Read More »

Hugo Kafumbi talks hip-hop, heart and soul (Interview) [Video]

Hugo Kafumbi talks hip-hop, heart and soul (Interview) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – After releasing his Heart And Soul EP, Vancouver rapper Hugo Kafumbi did a quick in-studio video interview to give … Read More »

Soul’s Philosophies: Ab-Soul (of Black Hippy) [Interview]

Soul’s Philosophies: Ab-Soul (of Black Hippy) [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – During a recent stop in Vancouver on his These Days Tour, Black Hippy/Top Dawg emcee Ab-Soul and his crew huddled around … Read More »

Artist to Artist: Getting to know Creeasian [Interview]

Artist to Artist: Getting to know Creeasian [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – With hip-hop being such a wide spread musical genre sometimes it needs to be reminded that the DJ keeps … Read More »

Artist to Artist: Keep6 talks street art with Syhis79 [Interview]

Artist to Artist: Keep6 talks street art with Syhis79 [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – We recently developed an interview series titled Artist to Artist where we have an established artist chop it up … Read More »

Bas talks Dreamville, touring and J. Cole with HipHopCanada in Vancouver [Interview]

Bas talks Dreamville, touring and J. Cole with HipHopCanada in Vancouver [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – HipHopCanada’s Shaheena Azmatullah caught up with Dreamville artist Bas earlier this summer when he first took over the Fortune stage … Read More »

Real People of Vancouver – Episode #4 Street Script [Video]

Real People of Vancouver – Episode #4 Street Script [Video]

Vancouver, BC – In the world of reality television it’s become difficult to decipher what is actually real from made up. With … Read More »

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 »

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