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The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

Calgary, AB – In case y’all have been sleeping, Mar. 28 marks the date of the massive #Quarantine2 KOTD event in Calgary … Read More »

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – With the January release of their debut album SremmLife, a surprise appearance with Rihanna at DirectTV’s Pre-Super Bowl Party, … Read More »

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – In between shows during the western leg of his KCMKV2 Tour, Regina’s rising star Pimpton made a stop … Read More »

The Sky is the limit: Getting to know Tyler Skyy [Prolific Profile]

The Sky is the limit: Getting to know Tyler Skyy [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, BC – Tyler Skyy doesn’t fit into your typical description of a rapper. He moves to the beat of his own … Read More »

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

Toronto, ON – About a month ago, Toronto’s JD Era posted a photo on Instagram of himself along with producer Snaz and … Read More »

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan [Interview]

Blah Blah Blah: A really heavy conversation with Rich Homie Quan [Interview]

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 11, Rich Homie Quan came through Calgary for the second stop along his debut Canadian Tour. After … Read More »

Rich Homie Quan: New approach to the ‘Rap Game’ & the importance Of family [Video]

Rich Homie Quan: New approach to the ‘Rap Game’ & the importance Of family [Video]

Calgary, AB – Another clip from our recent interview with ATL rapper Rich Homie Quan. He recounts how his dad’s shooting gave … Read More »

Vancouver music community aids in funding J-Swift’s fight for his rights [Article]

Vancouver music community aids in funding J-Swift’s fight for his rights [Article]

Vancouver, BC – Over the last couple of months it has been a Bizarre Ride indeed for producer/emcee J-Swift of The Pharcyde. … Read More »

Artist to Artist: Jon-C on his grind, his music and his values [Interview]

Artist to Artist: Jon-C on his grind, his music and his values [Interview]

Winnipeg, MB – With the landscape of hip-hop forever changing and artists jumping onto the latest trends at the drop of a … Read More »

Adlib talks BAXWAR and his upcoming collab with Rob The Viking [Interview]

Adlib talks BAXWAR and his upcoming collab with Rob The Viking [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Adlib is a Philadelphia based underground hip-hop artist and label owner at Sensi Star with ties to Battle Axe … Read More »

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 »

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