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Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

Interviews

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Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Enfield, NS – This week Classified is promoting the single “Never Stop The Show” off his recently released Greatful album. The track … Read More »

Now You Know: EverythingOShauN breaks down his latest music video

Now You Know: EverythingOShauN breaks down his latest music video

Brampton, ON – Originally published May 26, 2016 – Brampton artist EverythingOShauN recently released his latest video for “Now You Know” off … Read More »

Sound Lust is a brand new solo EP from DJ Floetic that you should hear

Sound Lust is a brand new solo EP from DJ Floetic that you should hear

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s DJ Floetic has been sharing a space on the rooster of respected West Coast DJ’s for a while. He is … Read More »

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on May 10, 2016 – They are pushing the boundaries of Canadian hip-hop and now the Stealth … Read More »

Check out this lecture from Madlib at New York’s recent RBMA

Check out this lecture from Madlib at New York’s recent RBMA

New York, NY – This past May saw Red Bull Music Academy take over the city of New York for a month of … Read More »

KIV and Thomas dropped a double video release for “Flying High” & “Wake Up”

KIV and Thomas dropped a double video release for “Flying High” & “Wake Up”

London, ON – Following the release of the Wake Up mixtape, KIV teamed up with Thomas to release this double video drop … Read More »

We caught up with Van Hill about his return to the rap game & his new song “Prove That”

We caught up with Van Hill about his return to the rap game & his new song “Prove That”

Brampton, ON – Earlier this week, Van Hill released his latest single on us titled “Prove That.” It’s been almost half a … Read More »

k-os breaks down Views From The Stix & talks about what it’s like to work with Kaytranada

k-os breaks down Views From The Stix & talks about what it’s like to work with Kaytranada

Toronto, ON – On May 20, k-os released his second ever mixtape titled Views From The Stix. The project is 15 tracks … Read More »

The Blue released “The People’s Champ” & told us why Shad is his favourite rapper

The Blue released “The People’s Champ” & told us why Shad is his favourite rapper

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist The Blue is back from his hiatus with the release of his latest single titled “The People’s … Read More »

We caught up with DillanPonders to talk about his hiatus & his new track “Go Daddy Go”

We caught up with DillanPonders to talk about his hiatus & his new track “Go Daddy Go”

Toronto, ON – DillanPonders made huge waves in 2014 and 2015 as Toronto rap’s reigning drug lord. But 2016 has been surprisingly … Read More »

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

Nearly four years ago, Royce da 5’9″ got sober. The Detroit MC has been in the rap game for … Read More »

A Conversation with Vancouver Rapper Walden Ash on His Rapid Rise to Success

A Conversation with Vancouver Rapper Walden Ash on His Rapid Rise to Success

Vancouver, BC – Having recorded his first song ever only last year, up and coming artist Walden Ash has broken onto the … Read More »

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

“Super Crush” is a new video collaboration from Rel McCoy and Moka Only that you’ll want to catch

Toronto, ON – It’s always a good time when we get new music from Rel McCoy, and he recently dropped a new … Read More »

You need to listen to this “No Traffic” track by D.O. Gibson

You need to listen to this “No Traffic” track by D.O. Gibson

Toronto, ON – Back in April, D.O. Gibson teamed up with Slakah The Beatchild and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan-based producer Rayne Drop for … Read More »

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

On This Grind: D.O. Gibson gave us industry advice & discussed his new podcast

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite guys in the rap game, D.O. Gibson recently debuted a new podcast series entitled On … Read More »

Good Food: Brooklyn rapper ScienZe dishes on what he’s cooked up on his latest album

Good Food: Brooklyn rapper ScienZe dishes on what he’s cooked up on his latest album

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn artist ScienZe just premiered his latest album release titled Good Food via MassAppeal this morning.
For this project, … Read More »

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

LostSoulsClub: Meet the Brampton rap collective and listen to “Bravo” & “U Should Chill”

Brampton, ON – I recently got familiar with a new collective coming out of Brampton called the LostSoulsClub (LSC). The LSC collective … Read More »

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Nostalgia OD: M Mac talks about the oldschool, the new school & sampling The Simpsons

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week, Toronto super producer and SmashMouth Music Group beatsmith M Mac released his Nostalgia OD remix project.
Nostalgia … Read More »

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Vancouver, BC – At 21 years old Tevin Douglas, known as ninetyfour, is already showing strong promise, hustle and potential for Vancouver’s budding … Read More »

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Premiere: Listen to the Sad Mafia EP by 17 year old Richmond Hill producer Krinny

Richmond Hill, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with 17 year old Richmond Hill producing prodigy, Krinny, to bring you the premiere … Read More »

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Live From Rocky Mountain: We caught up with Derin Falana to talk about his new mixtape

Brampton, ON – Brampton artist Derin Falana finally released his his highly anticipated new Live From Rocky Mountain mixtape earlier this month.
The … Read More »

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Calgary, AB – In part one of our behind-the-scenes coverage at the JUNO Awards, we gave you a sneak peak of all … Read More »

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Catching up with Twiztid: The misconceptions about the juggalo movement

Calgary, AB – Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) played at Dickens in Calgary this past Friday, which was coincidentally the … Read More »

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Quake Matthews spoke with us about his recently released video for “Snowflake”

Halifax, NS – At the end of last month, one of our favourite East Coast artists, Quake Matthews released a video for … Read More »

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

Calgary, AB – Canadian artist and 2016 nominee for “Rap Recording of the Year,” k-os says that the 2016 Juno Awards in … Read More »

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – With JUNO Week well underway in Calgary, HipHopCanada was treated to a behind-the-scenes media tour this morning (courtesy of … Read More »

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Nixxon (formerly JesseRay) just hit us with his latest project drop; a tight little five-track EP titled … Read More »

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen the come-up of a new female rapper in the Vancouver scene … Read More »

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 14, 2016 – As we inch farther into the month, Vancouver music aficionados ready themselves for five … Read More »

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Vancouver, BC – The boys of Northwest Division have been one of the hardest grinding teams to … Read More »

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