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Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

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Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

Drunk Uncle: N.O.R.E. kicks off Eastern Canadian promo tour in Hamilton on May 12

Hamilton, ON – Hip-hop icon N.O.R.E. returns to Canada this coming Thursday, May 12, for the first of 13 stops on his … 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 »

Kung Fu Vampire announces North American tour dates and KOTD’s Dirtbag Dan is joining

Kung Fu Vampire announces North American tour dates and KOTD’s Dirtbag Dan is joining

San Jose, California –  Kung Fu Vampire has announced the dates for his upcoming Look Alive Canadian tour and KOTD’s legendary Battle … 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 »

You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

You need to play this Views From The 6 computer game created by RAW Gaming MTL

Montreal, QC – On Apr. 29 Drake released his highly anticipated new VIEWS album. And today Dear Lola (aka: RAW Records co-founder) … Read More »

Get Hyphy with Michael Christmas at the Alexander Gastown this Friday

Get Hyphy with Michael Christmas at the Alexander Gastown this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Our good colleagues over at Hyphy Events are bringing Michael Christmas to one of our favourite venues, the Alexander … Read More »

The Range & Rome Fortune are coming to Vancouver and recruited Brevner as the host to make it a party

The Range & Rome Fortune are coming to Vancouver and recruited Brevner as the host to make it a party

Vancouver, BC – Whatever you had originally planned for the evening of Saturday May 7th might have to be temporarily postponed because … Read More »

Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Edmonton, AB – In support of his latest LP Layers, Royce da 5’9″ will be making a stop at Edmonton for the … Read More »

Drake finally dropped VIEWS; gets interviewed by Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio

Drake finally dropped VIEWS; gets interviewed by Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio

Toronto, ON – On Thursday night, everyone tuned in to Beats 1 Radio to cop the first listen to Drake‘s highly anticipated … Read More »

LARRY LUXX impresses with “Trap God”

LARRY LUXX impresses with “Trap God”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity producers, take note. This is how you make trap influence work for you alongside rap. Larry Luxx is … Read More »

Scrub & Ace Ha get funky and fresh in “Anita Ride” video

Scrub & Ace Ha get funky and fresh in “Anita Ride” video

St. Louis, MO – Taking a moment to look farther south than we usually do, duo Scrub & Ace Ha just released … 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 »

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Vancouver, BC – One quarter of Slaughterhouse, one half of Bad Meets Evil and PRhyme, the legendary Royce Da 5’9 is set … Read More »

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Vancouver, BC – Calling all hip-hop heads. Harlem rapper, Dave East, is coming through the 604 this coming Friday, April 29th and … Read More »

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Vancouver, BC – Do you remember where you were when you heard Rihanna for the first time? I remember that moment more … Read More »

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

Vancouver, BC – We’re quickly approaching the summer now, and one of my favourite local groups, KIDS, are gearing up to take … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

Vancouver, BC– Earlier this week we featured Mynamesbn‘s first video drop, and it wasn’t long after uncovering this guy that I found … Read More »

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

Victoria, BC – The West Coast has been making some recent noise in terms of promising artists, but Victoria is making a comeback as … Read More »

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Toronto, ON – With only a few days left until the Apr. 29 release of his highly anticipated VIEWS album, Drake almost … Read More »

T Gramz releases new visuals for the “Panda/Biggie Freestyle”

T Gramz releases new visuals for the “Panda/Biggie Freestyle”

Toronto, ON – T Gramz keeps the visual and lyrical heat coming. While promoting his My Way album debut, Gramz releases the … Read More »

Listen to Toronto vet Friday (aka Ricky Dred)’s new album Nocturnal

Listen to Toronto vet Friday (aka Ricky Dred)’s new album Nocturnal

Toronto, ON – With Nocturnal, veteran recording artist Friday (aka Ricky Dred) has released arguably one of his best projects to date. … Read More »

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

He came up in the Vancouver hip-hop scene and since the age 13 Ian Tonino, known as Junk has … Read More »

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Toronto, ON – In support of his 2015 album, When It’s Dark Out, G-Eazy releases the visuals for “Drifting” featuring Chris Brown … Read More »

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Toronto, ON – On Apr. 21, Jazz Cartier took to Twitter to offer up a huge congratulations to Tory Lanez, whose record … Read More »

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

Despite the industry’s top dog regularly representing for the Northside, Canadian rappers going platinum … Read More »

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Regina, SK – Regina rapper Pimpton links with fellow Saskatoon emcee, Joey Stylez to bring the latest video single from his high traffic album … Read More »

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity’s favourite experimental rap group, So Loki released their killer album Supermanic in the last couple of months, and … Read More »

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Vancouver, BC – It’s Thursday and we’re all feeling the mid-week drag before the weekend, but one of my favourite local guys … Read More »

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