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Quake Matthews just dropped a teaser trailer for his upcoming Celebrate The Struggle album

Quake Matthews just dropped a teaser trailer for his upcoming Celebrate The Struggle album

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The Free talks about his new track “Calypso” & why he hates the word “genre”

The Free talks about his new track “Calypso” & why he hates the word “genre”

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week Sudan-born, United Arab Emirates-raised, and Toronto-based artist The Free (formerly Eeshii The Free) released a brand … Read More »

Keffaleng discusses his “Not So Famous” video & how we forget that famous people are human, too

Keffaleng discusses his “Not So Famous” video & how we forget that famous people are human, too

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week, Toronto artist Keffaleng released a brand new video for the title track “Not So Famous” off … Read More »

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Montreal, QC – At the beginning of the month, Montreal artist Wasiu released a new single titled “Daddy Issues.”
The track was produced … Read More »

Do Better: We Love Hip Hop Episode 14 featuring 2Rude (Rudimental Records)

Do Better: We Love Hip Hop Episode 14 featuring 2Rude (Rudimental Records)

Toronto, ON – We are back! With another amazing episode of We Love Hip Hop in the vault, folks! S/O to 2Rude … Read More »

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

Toronto, ON – At the end of last month, Toronto artist VNCHY teamed up with S.L.M.N. and GoldenBoy for a brand … Read More »

That Ciroc D*%K (Puffy Juice) We Love Hip Hop Ep. 13 with guest Choclair

That Ciroc D*%K (Puffy Juice) We Love Hip Hop Ep. 13 with guest Choclair

Toronto, ON – Don’t miss our amazing new episode with our guest, Choclair. We discussed the beginning of his career, meeting Kardinal … Read More »

LARRY LUXX talks his latest remix of “Mask Off” and breaking his hiatus from releasing music

LARRY LUXX talks his latest remix of “Mask Off” and breaking his hiatus from releasing music

Vancouver, BC – Never before has it been a better time to be a producer in the music industry. With an overall newfound … Read More »

We spoke to New Jersey’s thefame about “Contradictions” and why Canada loves his music

We spoke to New Jersey’s thefame about “Contradictions” and why Canada loves his music

New Jersey – Covering the Canadian scene often includes speaking to the influence that foreign artists have on our community. Occasionally we encounter … Read More »

Part 2: “Dilla made beats until the end” as told by Dank of Frank N Dank (We Love Hip Hop Ep. 12)

Part 2: “Dilla made beats until the end” as told by Dank of Frank N Dank (We Love Hip Hop Ep. 12)

Toronto, ON – This is the second half to an amazing and emotional episode! Dank Harv of Frank N Dank breaks down … Read More »

J Dilla Adventures! Part 1 with Dank Harv of Frank N Dank (We Love Hip Hop Ep. 12)

J Dilla Adventures! Part 1 with Dank Harv of Frank N Dank (We Love Hip Hop Ep. 12)

Toronto, ON – Hosts Friday and PK Herc celebrate the success of their new We Love Hip Hop podcast with the release … Read More »

Not So Famous: Keffaleng discusses the dangers of fame & the importance of Kid Cudi

Not So Famous: Keffaleng discusses the dangers of fame & the importance of Kid Cudi

Toronto, ON – Back in March, Toronto artist Keffaleng unleashed his sophomore release; a seven-track EP entitled Not So Famous.
Not So Famous … Read More »

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Dhamiri breaks down the state of grime in Canada & his come up as a Canadian grime artist

Mississauga, ON – A few weeks ago I was putting together one of my weekly Spotify playlists when I came across an … Read More »

Catching Up with Up Top HipHop: Peter Jackson, Smooth & Hip Chat Music stop by for interviews

Catching Up with Up Top HipHop: Peter Jackson, Smooth & Hip Chat Music stop by for interviews

Guelph, ON – Catching up with the latest from Up Top HipHop’s Canadian hip-hop podcast. In Episode 17, hosts Eh Vee and … Read More »

Risk: Bane discusses his new track & why he chose not to premiere it on a blog

Risk: Bane discusses his new track & why he chose not to premiere it on a blog

Earlier this month, Brampton artist Bane self-premiered a brand new track titled “Risk,” produced by Edeez, who’s become Bane’s go-to producer … Read More »

Views Before The 6: Toronto DJ and producer, DRK, featured in new podcast

Views Before The 6: Toronto DJ and producer, DRK, featured in new podcast

Toronto, ON – The latest episode of Views Before The 6 features legendary Toronto DJ and producer, DRK.
“In this episode we sit … Read More »

We Love Hip Hop: Hosts Friday & PK Herc feature Stacee Brizzle & Junia-T on Episode 11

We Love Hip Hop: Hosts Friday & PK Herc feature Stacee Brizzle & Junia-T on Episode 11

Toronto, ON – Hosts Friday and PK Herc celebrate the success of their new We Love Hip Hop podcast with the release … Read More »

Ziyaad Luceō rehashes The Tranquility EP-ish with the release of “Tranquility Continuum”

Ziyaad Luceō rehashes The Tranquility EP-ish with the release of “Tranquility Continuum”

Brampton, ON – Brampton artist Ziyaad Luceō just released a new track titled “Tranquility Continuum” in celebration of the two-year anniversary … Read More »

Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Earlier this month, Montreal artist Lou Phelps released his debut solo project titled 001: Experiments … Read More »

Tru-Connect: NamedTobias. discusses his new track & how God is the only plug he needs

Tru-Connect: NamedTobias. discusses his new track & how God is the only plug he needs

Toronto, ON – Earlier this month Vancouver artist NamedTobias. released a brand new single titled “Tru-Connect.”
NamedTobias. wanted this song to serve as … Read More »

Nice Dreams Dirty Trips: Jean Kengz on combining North American rap with French production

Nice Dreams Dirty Trips: Jean Kengz on combining North American rap with French production

Paris, FR – Earlier this year, French producer Jean Kengz teamed up with Mrzn, Young L3X and G Milla for this brand … Read More »

Johnny Darko is ignoring all of his “Unread MSGS” on this new Fameless produced single

Johnny Darko is ignoring all of his “Unread MSGS” on this new Fameless produced single

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Johnny Darko just released a brand new single titled “Unread MSGS” from his massive unreleased archive of … Read More »

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Calgary, AB – Today marks the Calgary stop of Houston rapper Riff Raff’s four-month world tour. The Canadian leg, in particular, is … Read More »

Being a Struggle Rapper isn’t necessarily a bad thing: KIV’s new mixtape explores the come up

Being a Struggle Rapper isn’t necessarily a bad thing: KIV’s new mixtape explores the come up

At the beginning of April, London artist KIV dropped a brand new 10-track mixtape titled Struggle Rapper … Read More »

We talked to Lava Cru producer Neemz about how he turns his beats into Horcruxes

We talked to Lava Cru producer Neemz about how he turns his beats into Horcruxes

London, ON – Earlier this month the Lava Cru trio (Kachinga, Cam, and Neemz) released a 13-track instrumental project titled Horcruxes.
The project … Read More »

Spotty Josif premieres “Guards” and talks collaborating with Calgary’s Ayoo Angie

Spotty Josif premieres “Guards” and talks collaborating with Calgary’s Ayoo Angie

Vancouver, BC – With a change of seasons upon us, West Coast emcee Spotty Josif dropped his newest single today, titled “Guards.” … Read More »

JETSET finally dropped a new single titled “Young” & you need to hear it

JETSET finally dropped a new single titled “Young” & you need to hear it

Toronto, ON – After listening to JETSET ‘s “Time Of Your Life”, I was hooked on the guy. Which is rare. Because usually … Read More »

We talked to a bouncer about what it was like working at Canadian Juggalo Weekend

We talked to a bouncer about what it was like working at Canadian Juggalo Weekend

Calgary, AB – The Insane Clown Posse has just finished their final song of the night on the second and final day … Read More »

Derin Falana discusses the launch of his new audio journal & what’s going on “These Days”

Derin Falana discusses the launch of his new audio journal & what’s going on “These Days”

Derin Falana recently released a brand new Jahmal Gittens produced single titled “These Days”, which comes accompanied by a three-track “audio journal” compilation.

Avstin James talks about the premiere of his original track “Visions” featuring Devante Fields

Avstin James talks about the premiere of his original track “Visions” featuring Devante Fields

Vancouver, BC – Mashup artist Avstin James isn’t your average producer. Only in highschool when he first uploaded his first tracks online, the … Read More »

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Last week Montreal’s cannonhead duo released a brand new five-track EP titled Faint and … Read More »

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