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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

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Brantford’s Frank Douglas releases self-directed visuals for “200” in support of mixtape

Brantford’s Frank Douglas releases self-directed visuals for “200” in support of mixtape

Brantford, ON – Along with his new mixtape, 200, recording artist and video director Frank Douglas has released new visuals in support … Read More »

Listen to Frank Douglas of Time Squad’s new mixtape, 200

Listen to Frank Douglas of Time Squad’s new mixtape, 200

Brantford, ON – Frank Douglas follows up last year’s popular 100 mixtape with a new project by the name of 200.
“With club … Read More »

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

NXNE 2016: Here’s what happened when Azizi Gibson performed at Revival Bar

Toronto, ON – I was blessed to be able to dip over to Toronto last week to cover the annual NXNE music … Read More »

Veteran Toronto MC King Reign on life support after heart attack

Veteran Toronto MC King Reign on life support after heart attack

Toronto, ON – It has been a tough week for Canadian hip-hop. Earlier this week we announced the passing of 20-year-old Sault … Read More »

Introducing White: Sauga City up-and-comer gears up for new tape with “Can’t Change” video

Introducing White: Sauga City up-and-comer gears up for new tape with “Can’t Change” video

Mississauga, ON – Sauga City up-and-comer (and Sauga City Clothing owner) White drops fresh visuals in support of his forthcoming mixtape, Shut … Read More »

Song of the Day: Theo3 flexes his lyrical muscle with “Breathing Exercises” Parts 1 & 2

Song of the Day: Theo3 flexes his lyrical muscle with “Breathing Exercises” Parts 1 & 2

Toronto, ON – I’ve been fortunate enough to be in the lab with a ton of great MCs, but few have impressed … Read More »

Aktu El Shabazz teases upcoming mixtape with new track “Better Than”

Aktu El Shabazz teases upcoming mixtape with new track “Better Than”

Vancouver, BC – NY to Vancouver emcee Aktu El Shabazz recently dropped a peek into his upcoming mixtape F.L.O.W with “Better Than”. … Read More »

Lifestyle brand HICU collaborates with Canadian artists on Sound Tape N ° 1 & Marble Collection

Lifestyle brand HICU collaborates with Canadian artists on Sound Tape N ° 1 & Marble Collection

Vancouver, BC – Originally published June 16, 2016 – Local lifestyle brand HICU released their first clothing line titled the “Luxury Collection” in … Read More »

Rising rap star Don Mulatto of Sault Ste. Marie passes away at 20

Rising rap star Don Mulatto of Sault Ste. Marie passes away at 20

It’s with a very heavy heart that we report the death of Don Mulatto … Read More »

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Edmonton, AB – Monster Energy has teamed up with Blueprint Alberta and Nightshift Entertainment to bring Rittz to Edmonton’s Union Hall on … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

Calgary, AB – Today marks the start of Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival. In case you’re not familiar, Sled Island is … Read More »

K Koke of USG returns with new visuals for “I’m Back Again” featuring Stefflon Don

K Koke of USG returns with new visuals for “I’m Back Again” featuring Stefflon Don

London, UK – K Koke, one of the UK’s top rappers, recently dropped a new official jaw breaking video called “I’m Back … Read More »

Premiere: Guelph’s Eh Vee calls on Sese, Young Stitch & Words for JSG-prod. “Get Ya Bars Up”

Premiere: Guelph’s Eh Vee calls on Sese, Young Stitch & Words for JSG-prod. “Get Ya Bars Up”

Guelph, ON – G-City stand-up! HipHopCanada is happy to bring you the exclusive premiere of Guelph MC Eh Vee’s second single of … Read More »

Media Music Studio & Parma Media kick-off summer with hot new mixtape, Media Music Vol. 2

Media Music Studio & Parma Media kick-off summer with hot new mixtape, Media Music Vol. 2

Toronto, ON – Media Music Studio and Parma Media ​join forces to bring you a hot new tape to kick off the … Read More »

El Dollar drops new summer visual called “Mi Amor” featuring Emerick

El Dollar drops new summer visual called “Mi Amor” featuring Emerick

Ottawa, ON – El Dollar is back again just in time for the first day of summer with the visual for his … Read More »

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Meek Mill is off house arrest & is collaborating with Mississauga’s SYPH on #DC4

Mississauga, ON – Meek Mill finally just wrapped his house arrest sentence and is working on his comeback to the rap game. … Read More »

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – AKA Paradise is bringing Atlanta to Canada to properly celebrate our home and native land. ATL’s rising artist Nessly, … Read More »

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

“Hotline Bling” wins big at MMVAs; VIEWS stays at No. 1 for 7th consecutive week

Toronto, ON – With Game 7 of the NBA Finals and the new episode of Game of Thrones airing on the same … Read More »

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Vancouver, BC – The new Snak The Ripper project, From The Dirt, is officially the first Canadian release to surpass Views on … Read More »

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver, BC – After a strong lead up that involved extensive touring and a ton of great marketing collateral, the new Snak … Read More »

Organized Threat’s VON POE VII & Papa J. Ruiz announce 8-week visual campaign

Organized Threat’s VON POE VII & Papa J. Ruiz announce 8-week visual campaign

Riverside, CA – Organized Threat’s VON POE VII and Papa J. Ruiz announce Summer Madness, an eight week campaign focused on releasing … Read More »

Dynamic talks Eh List Summer Tour, new album & more with DJ MelBoogie on Vibe 105.5 FM

Dynamic talks Eh List Summer Tour, new album & more with DJ MelBoogie on Vibe 105.5 FM

Toronto, ON – Dynamic aka Ya Favourite Lightskin stops by Studio B on Vibe 105.5 FM to kick it with DJ MelBoogie. … Read More »

Upcoming Vancity showcase Women of the Underground is set to bring out Vancouver’s female emcees

Upcoming Vancity showcase Women of the Underground is set to bring out Vancouver’s female emcees

Vancouver, BC – Where It’s At Entertainment and Cariboo Brewing present Women of the Underground, a hip-hop showcase which is set to expose … Read More »

Let’s Go: TassNata to perform new single featuring Rich Kidd & Tona at BigTicket, June 24

Let’s Go: TassNata to perform new single featuring Rich Kidd & Tona at BigTicket, June 24

Vernon, BC – BC hip-hop vet TassNata has been on our radar now for more than a decade, but lately he’s been … Read More »

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

Toronto, ON – Monthly hip-hop series #BigTicket returns next Friday, June 24 inside Toronto’s Revival Bar. The headline is JUNO Award-winning trio, … Read More »

Drake, Jazz Cartier, Kaytranada & more make the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List

Drake, Jazz Cartier, Kaytranada & more make the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List

Whitehorse, YT – On Jun. 15, the annual Polaris Music Prize (presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media) Lost … Read More »

Listen now: Toronto up-and-comer Ls delivers solid release with 28-track Mic Myers

Listen now: Toronto up-and-comer Ls delivers solid release with 28-track Mic Myers

Toronto, ON – Up-and-comer Ls (aka Lone Soja) lets off a new project inspired by the infamous serial killer in John Carpenter’s … Read More »

MostHigh’s Leoh Davis releases new visuals for “Cash,” produced by Daniel Worthy & Tony Kaine

MostHigh’s Leoh Davis releases new visuals for “Cash,” produced by Daniel Worthy & Tony Kaine

Toronto, ON – Following the release of his EP, New ID, MostHigh Collective’s Leoh Davis drops off new visuals for the Daniel … Read More »

Swervin In BAPE: Raz Fresco & Tre Mission drop new visuals in support of Pablo Frescobar

Swervin In BAPE: Raz Fresco & Tre Mission drop new visuals in support of Pablo Frescobar

Toronto, ON – Today’s Song of the Day is the latest (stunning) visual release from young phenom Raz Fresco. Presented by The … Read More »

Toronto’s Tony Anvil enlists Don P & Jevs for new self-produced single, “In The Wrist”

Toronto’s Tony Anvil enlists Don P & Jevs for new self-produced single, “In The Wrist”

Toronto, ON – A.K.A.A.S. Recording Music Group presents new music coming out of the 6ix from Tony Anvil. The self-produced “In The … Read More »

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