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COOKING 3.0 with Joseph L’Etranger, Sangoir and Shaunic [News]

COOKING 3.0 with Joseph L’Etranger, Sangoir and Shaunic [News]

Vancouver, BC – COOKING is a workshop and party dedicated to the art of making beats. Learn from some of Vancouver’s greatest and … Read More »

Tomorrow: YO! Vancity Laughs presents: Rap Godz [News]

Tomorrow: YO! Vancity Laughs presents: Rap Godz [News]

Vancouver, BC – Comedy has always been a feature of hip-hop lyricism, graffiti art, breakdancing and DJing. Rap Godz is hip-hop culture appreciation night … Read More »

WU takeover! Ghostface Killah, GZA & Cappadonna at Alexander on March 27 [News]

WU takeover! Ghostface Killah, GZA & Cappadonna at Alexander on March 27 [News]

Vancouver, BC – The West Coast loves them some Wu-Tang and this March they will see a hefty Wu takeover coming through … Read More »

Frequency: Producer of Eminem’s award-winning smash is on the rise [News]

Frequency: Producer of Eminem’s award-winning smash is on the rise [News]

New York, NY – It might be time to adjust your radio dials, because New York-based music producer, composer and DJ, Frequency, … Read More »

Maestro Fresh Wes to speak at Family Literacy and Wellness Night [News]

Maestro Fresh Wes to speak at Family Literacy and Wellness Night [News]

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday Mar. 3, Canada’s hip-hop godfather – Maestro Fresh Wes – shares the importance of literacy as one … Read More »

Drake’s entire mixtape charts on Billboard; becomes first MC to top Artist 100 [News]

Drake’s entire mixtape charts on Billboard; becomes first MC to top Artist 100 [News]

Toronto, ON – Drake has made music history, yet again. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late came as a surprise a … Read More »

Scrwg Scrilla celebrates ABK Pt. 2 release with party hosted by Kidd Kidd [News]

Scrwg Scrilla celebrates ABK Pt. 2 release with party hosted by Kidd Kidd [News]

Toronto, ON – On Monday, March 2, Do It Good Entertainment, Sound of the 6ix and 9-0 Nickel Entertainment present the ABK … Read More »

Peter Jackson adds London, Barrie & Ottawa to Canadian Tour starting April 1 [News]

Peter Jackson adds London, Barrie & Ottawa to Canadian Tour starting April 1 [News]

Toronto, ON – Peter Jackson will be the solo headliner for his first Canadian tour, kicking off April 1 in Toronto. By … Read More »

Talented producer, UTVMG’s Acres killed in Calgary; suspect charged [News]

Talented producer, UTVMG’s Acres killed in Calgary; suspect charged [News]

Calgary, AB – Canada has lost another talented artist to violence. Producer Jaimend Roberto Orellana-Sincuir, also known as Acres, was shot multiple … Read More »

Taylor McFerrin at Vancouver’s Alexander March 1 [News]

Taylor McFerrin at Vancouver’s Alexander March 1 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Brooklyn-based DJ/producer/beatboxer, Brainfeeder artist and son of Bobby McFerrin (remember “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”?) Taylor McFerrin will be making … Read More »

Smif-n-Wessun to bring 20th Anniversary Tour to Canada late March [News]

Smif-n-Wessun to bring 20th Anniversary Tour to Canada late March [News]

Ottawa, ON – Smif-n-Wessun are hitting the road to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic, debut album, Dah Shinin’ on Wreck … Read More »

Ghostface Killah, Gza & Cappadonna bring tour to Ottawa on April 2 [News]

Ghostface Killah, Gza & Cappadonna bring tour to Ottawa on April 2 [News]

Ottawa, ON – The National Capital Region is in for a treat this April as Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, GZA and Cappadonna bring … Read More »

Melanie Durrant debuts at No. 5 on iTunes R&B/Soul album charts [News]

Melanie Durrant debuts at No. 5 on iTunes R&B/Soul album charts [News]

Toronto, ON – Still in the first week of the release of her new album, Anticipation, Melanie Durrant has charted in the … Read More »

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published February 10, 2015 – Compton’s own Problem will be making a stop in Vancity this April at … Read More »

Peter Jackson teams up with Classified for Episode 1 of Since I Was 16: The Series [News]

Peter Jackson teams up with Classified for Episode 1 of Since I Was 16: The Series [News]

Toronto, ON – Peter Jackson’s Since I Was 16: The Series will give you a look inside this rising star’s life behind … Read More »

Problem to perform in Edmonton on Feb. 27 [News]

Problem to perform in Edmonton on Feb. 27 [News]

Edmonton, AB – Brought to you by Soundproof Events and Nightshift Entertainment, Compton’s Problem will be making a stop at Edmonton’s YEG … Read More »

3-time JUNO nominee Melanie Durrant releases sophomore album, Anticipation [News]

3-time JUNO nominee Melanie Durrant releases sophomore album, Anticipation [News]

Toronto, ON – Anticipation is defined as a feeling of excitement for a pending occurrence, or the act of preparing for a … Read More »

Toronto’s Fito Blanko to represent Canada on Furious 7 soundtrack [News]

Toronto’s Fito Blanko to represent Canada on Furious 7 soundtrack [News]

UPDATE – Feb. 17, 2015, 2:15 PM: We reached out to Fito for more info on the release and his involvement with … Read More »

Young Toronto Lords exhibit to feature new wave of ‘90s born talent [News]

Young Toronto Lords exhibit to feature new wave of ‘90s born talent [News]

Toronto, ON – SmashMouth Entertainment teams up with 416 Gallery to present Young Toronto Lords, an exhibit featuring 10 recording artists and … Read More »

Drake’s new mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late [News]

Drake’s new mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late [News]

Toronto, ON – Drake celebrated Valentine’s Day with the release of his fourth official mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, … Read More »

Peter Jackson kicks off Since I Was 16 Canadian Tour in Toronto on April 1 [News]

Peter Jackson kicks off Since I Was 16 Canadian Tour in Toronto on April 1 [News]

Toronto, ON – Peter Jackson is making a big statement in 2015. Having been a dominating force in Canadian hip-hop the past … Read More »

e.d.g.e. drops The Penwork Project on Stealth Bomb Records [News]

e.d.g.e. drops The Penwork Project on Stealth Bomb Records [News]

Vancouver, BC – Leading up to the release of his Captain & Commander EP with Savage Beats, e.d.g.e. drops a little something to … Read More »

Suicide Kings Canadian Tour hits Alberta this month [News]

Suicide Kings Canadian Tour hits Alberta this month [News]

Calgary, AB – On February 7, the Suicide Kings kicked off their Canadian tour (with opener Halfcut) in Edmonton as the first … Read More »

Nyco King’s ODB tribute to be featured on Scholars Ent. compilation [Video]

Nyco King’s ODB tribute to be featured on Scholars Ent. compilation [Video]

New York, NY – Brooklyn rapper Nyco King, signed to Toronto’s Gypsy Co-op Music, released a single this past summer which will … Read More »

COOKING 2.0 with Tails, James Deen & Waspy February 6th [News]

COOKING 2.0 with Tails, James Deen & Waspy February 6th [News]

Vancouver, BC – After an extremely positive response to the first COOKING event – which featured Vancouver-based music producers Ekali, Pat Lok … Read More »

Toronto vet Tona premiere’s album Carpe Diem on iTunes [News]

Toronto vet Tona premiere’s album Carpe Diem on iTunes [News]

Toronto, ON – This is one release we’ve had on our radar since sometime last year. Since Tona first revealed he’d be … Read More »

Peter Jackson to release album Since I Was 16 in March 2015 [News]

Peter Jackson to release album Since I Was 16 in March 2015 [News]

Toronto, ON – 9-0 Nickel Entertainment CEO and recording artist Peter Jackson will be officially releasing his album March 31, 2015. Since … Read More »

Souls of Mischief announce Canadian tour dates for February [News]

Souls of Mischief announce Canadian tour dates for February [News]

Calgary, AB – The legendary Souls of Mischief crew recently delivered some serious audio goodies with the release of their latest album … Read More »

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

Toronto, ON – Nominations for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced this morning at the Danforth Music Hall and HipHopCanada was on … Read More »

Mad Decent’s RiFF RAFF returns to Toronto on Jan. 31 inside Danforth Music Hall [News]

Mad Decent’s RiFF RAFF returns to Toronto on Jan. 31 inside Danforth Music Hall [News]

Toronto, ON – On Saturday, January 31, Mad Decent rapper RiFF RAFF (aka Jody Highroller) will make his return to Toronto. The … Read More »

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