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Halifax’s Cuv deep-sixes ‘pretty boy,’ releases Hypocrite mixtape

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Song of the Day: Derek Wise is “GLAM” with new Tommy Kruise-produced single

Song of the Day: Derek Wise is “GLAM” with new Tommy Kruise-produced single

Toronto, QC – Derek Wise and Tommy Kruise are two of the most intriguing and creative talents coming out of their respective cities. … Read More »

Runnin’ It: Derek Wise gets back on track with the Glam Wave EP

Runnin’ It: Derek Wise gets back on track with the Glam Wave EP

Toronto, ON – Originally uploaded to SoundCloud late 2015 as a 3-song release, Derek Wise finally settled on 6-tracks for the final … Read More »

Swisslizz showed up with some game on his new EP, Tales From 25

Swisslizz showed up with some game on his new EP, Tales From 25

Vancouver, BC – Over the last two weeks we’ve seen a slew of new releases within the Vancouver hip-hop scene. Many of our well-known … Read More »

No Rush: Tyler Durand gears up for his Elephants Got Wings EP with a new lyric video

No Rush: Tyler Durand gears up for his Elephants Got Wings EP with a new lyric video

Brantford, ON – With his new Elephants Got Wings EP set to drop Saturday, Feb .13, seasoned lyricist and songwriter Tyler Durand releases … Read More »

New York rapper Troy Ave talks Canadian Tour, White Christmas 3, Young Lito & more

New York rapper Troy Ave talks Canadian Tour, White Christmas 3, Young Lito & more

Ottawa, ON – BSB Records rapper Troy Ave was recently in the Nation’s Capital for the second date of his White Christmas … Read More »

All-Star Weekend: Drake set to face NBA legend Reggie Miller in ping pong challenge

All-Star Weekend: Drake set to face NBA legend Reggie Miller in ping pong challenge

Toronto, ON – As if there wasn’t enough to look forward to for this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend taking place in Toronto. … Read More »

Dizzy stays on top of his game with new mixtape Been Dizzy

Dizzy stays on top of his game with new mixtape Been Dizzy

Edmonton, AB – Nearly six years ago, HipHopCanada profiled Edmonton product and well regarded MC, Dizzy. While interviewed he was asked what … Read More »

Doom Squad’s NineLivez releases solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z

Doom Squad’s NineLivez releases solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z

Edmonton, AB – In Fall 2015, Doom Squad member NineLivez released his second solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z. The album fittingly consists … Read More »

Migki Barrz makes his Prairies debut with new single “MVP”

Migki Barrz makes his Prairies debut with new single “MVP”

Edmonton, AB – Introducing Migki Barzz, making his HipHopCanada debut with the new single “MVP.” Born in Jamaica and coming up in … Read More »

Song(s) of the Day: Toronto’s $KrewUpz make strong debut with party-themed self-titled EP

Song(s) of the Day: Toronto’s $KrewUpz make strong debut with party-themed self-titled EP

Toronto, ON – After just recently introducing our viewers to up-and-comer MessThaBest, we’re happy to bring you the $KrewUpz self-titled EP debut, … Read More »

Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 29, our friends over at True Rhythm brought Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz of ONYX to Calgary … Read More »

Junia-T releases new Sproxx-produced single “My, My, My” featuring BriskInTheHouse

Junia-T releases new Sproxx-produced single “My, My, My” featuring BriskInTheHouse

Mississauga, ON – Backed by some smooth Sproxx (Proletarian Music/Freedom Writers) production and DJ Docta cuts, “My My My” is the latest … Read More »

Ramsay Almighty starts off 2016 strong with new singles: Miami, Kola Champagne, Ari Ferrari

Ramsay Almighty starts off 2016 strong with new singles: Miami, Kola Champagne, Ari Ferrari

Kitchener, ON – “Big city dreams for a small city kid.” – Up-and-coming producer/MC Ramsay Almighty has a party in “Miami” in … Read More »

Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is live in Oshawa on Mar. 12 at Jimmy O’Toole’s

Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is live in Oshawa on Mar. 12 at Jimmy O’Toole’s

Oshawa, ON – Oshawa… this is big one! Completely stoked to be putting this post together. One of my favourite artists of … Read More »

Sault Ste. Marie hip-hop artist Outspoken Corboy remixes Adele’s “Hello”

Sault Ste. Marie hip-hop artist Outspoken Corboy remixes Adele’s “Hello”

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Before the New Year, up-and-comer Outspoken Corboy released his take on Adele’s popular single, “Hello.” Corboy teamed … Read More »

Song of the Day: Peter Jackson enlists Ace Hood & Jay Vado for new single “Mind Blown”

Song of the Day: Peter Jackson enlists Ace Hood & Jay Vado for new single “Mind Blown”

Toronto, ON – If anyone was a strong candidate for a JUNO nomination that didn’t get a nod, it was Peter Jackson. … Read More »

That’s COLD: Friday aka Ricky Dred previews Nocturnal LP with new video

That’s COLD: Friday aka Ricky Dred previews Nocturnal LP with new video

Toronto, ON – “COLD” is the latest visual release from Toronto vet Friday aka Ricky Dred. The track is the first single … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … Read More »

Moka Only talks Swollen Members: Interview video 2 / 3

Moka Only talks Swollen Members: Interview video 2 / 3

Vancouver, BC – Last week we premiered the first of a three-part interview with Moka Only on the topic of his come-up and relationship … Read More »

The Cell Saga: Rising star Sese pushes anime rap genre further with latest project

The Cell Saga: Rising star Sese pushes anime rap genre further with latest project

St. Catharines, ON – After pushing his career to new heights with the release of The Frieza Saga EP, rising hip-hop star … Read More »

Dartmouth’s FoFF previews Code of Conduct LP with “Sidewalks” single

Dartmouth’s FoFF previews Code of Conduct LP with “Sidewalks” single

Dartmouth, NS – “Sidewalks” is the first single from FoFF off his Code of Conduct album, set to drop this spring. You … Read More »

Hopscotch Recap: 3-day Halifax event featured Rakim, Freddie Gibbs, Madchild & more

Hopscotch Recap: 3-day Halifax event featured Rakim, Freddie Gibbs, Madchild & more

Halifax, NS – Check out this great recap video of the 3-day Halifax Hopscotch Festival. The event took place this past September … Read More »

MessThaBest & Levy Da Don release the “Thought It Was A Drought Remix” video

MessThaBest & Levy Da Don release the “Thought It Was A Drought Remix” video

Toronto, ON – Markham in the building. TK Productions holds down directing duties on the latest visual release from up-and-comers MessThaBest and … Read More »

Chart Topper: Toronto producer Boi-1da held the No. 1 & 2 spots on iTunes

Chart Topper: Toronto producer Boi-1da held the No. 1 & 2 spots on iTunes

Toronto, ON – By now you’ve heard of the new Drake single, “Summer Sixteen” produced by Toronto’s own Noah “40” Shebib and … Read More »

Black Mask: Toronto’s Big Billz, GD & Pressa join forces for new video

Black Mask: Toronto’s Big Billz, GD & Pressa join forces for new video

Toronto, ON – Brought to you by 3Letterz Entertainment, Toronto’s Big Billz, GD and Pressa of Wassi Gang come together for the … Read More »

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Listening to Episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio earlier tonight, it’s clear … Read More »

Drake introduces “Summer Sixteen” on OVO Sound Radio Ep. 14; available on iTunes

Drake introduces “Summer Sixteen” on OVO Sound Radio Ep. 14; available on iTunes

Toronto, ON – It seems the feud with Meek Mill has turned on a more aggressive side of Drake that’s showing no … Read More »

Moka Only talks Swollen Members: Interview video 1/ 3

Moka Only talks Swollen Members: Interview video 1/ 3

Vancouver, BC – Leading up to the upcoming re-releases of Swollen Members’ first two albums, Balance and Bad Dreams, on February 26th, … Read More »

Summer Sixteen: How do you feel about Drake’s new song? Views From The 6 drops April 2016

Summer Sixteen: How do you feel about Drake’s new song? Views From The 6 drops April 2016

Toronto, ON – Tonight’s episode of OVO Sound Radio gave us an estimate on when to expect Drake’s highly anticipated Views From … Read More »

“Dammn, who was that?!” Drake puts on Montreal’s Frap Boyz with OVO Sound Radio plug

“Dammn, who was that?!” Drake puts on Montreal’s Frap Boyz with OVO Sound Radio plug

Montreal, QC – This video dropped back in November, but “All My Dogs” being featured on Episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio … Read More »

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