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Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a beautiful Friday night set in Vancouver by Top Dawg Entertainment’s lovely first lady, we caught up with … 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 in the same [Article]

Style meets excellence: Spac3man & Savant are one in 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 »

Gina Lee: the strong, the dedicated, The Last Hope [Interview]

Gina Lee: the strong, the dedicated, The Last Hope [Interview]

Toronto, ON – You hear it all of the time – being a woman in the music industry is an uphill battle, … Read More »

50 Cent talks Power, Animal Ambition, Tatted Up Holly, a G-Unit reunion & more [Video]

50 Cent talks Power, Animal Ambition, Tatted Up Holly, a G-Unit reunion & more [Video]

Hartford, CT – HipHopCanada affiliates Radio.com dropped off a new interview with 50 Cent and Hot 93.7 (a station of theirs out … Read More »

B4.Da.$$: How Joey Bada$$ became one of my favourite rap cats in the game [Interview]

B4.Da.$$: How Joey Bada$$ became one of my favourite rap cats in the game [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – I recently reunited with Joey Bada$$. And he is now one of my favourite rappers in the game. But … Read More »

SonReal speaks with media at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards [Video]

SonReal speaks with media at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards [Video]

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada’s Stolen From Africa went behind the scenes at the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards for some exclusive footage. In … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Evrlove Music [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Evrlove Music [Interview]

Calgary, AB – It’s that time of the month; time for the HipHopCanada 10 at 10 Spotlight. Here’s how it all goes … Read More »

Goth Mobbin’ with Gorgeous Geordie [Interview]

Goth Mobbin’ with Gorgeous Geordie [Interview]

Vancouver, BC - The one thing Gorgeous Geordie is best at is just being Gorgeous Geordie. He’s a white rapper being a white … Read More »

DJ Premier: “I’ve still got that hip-hop in me.” [Interview] #Throwback

DJ Premier: “I’ve still got that hip-hop in me.” [Interview] #Throwback

UPDATE: As December will mark our 15th Anniversary online, we’re going to be pulling from the archives to revisit some of our … Read More »

The King of the South: T.I. vs. T.I.P. [Interview] #Throwback

The King of the South: T.I. vs. T.I.P. [Interview] #Throwback

UPDATE: As December will mark our 15th Anniversary online, we’re going to be pulling from the archives to revisit some of our … Read More »

Find out “Who Is SeT?” (Interview) [Video]

Find out “Who Is SeT?” (Interview) [Video]

Toronto, ON – From one week to the next, SmashMouth Entertainment continues to bring us new releases from some of Toronto’s most … Read More »

Hop is Back: Catching up with Hopsin on the Knock Madness Tour [Interview]

Hop is Back: Catching up with Hopsin on the Knock Madness Tour [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – On May 9, our friends at Nightshift Entertainment brought Hopsin to Edmonton to perform at Union Hall. The Los Angeles … Read More »

Action Bronson dishes on Canadian grub & explains why smoking pot is bad [Interview]

Action Bronson dishes on Canadian grub & explains why smoking pot is bad [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – Originally published May 4, 2014 – On Apr. 19, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment brought the first ever … Read More »

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