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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

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Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Introducing Jeff Sanon: The Ottawa rapper/R&B artist who is about to break into the game with his latest single “Nightmare”

Ottawa, ON– Reigning from Ottawa, Ontario, Jeff Sanon is an artist that is about to change your perspective on what Canadian R&B … Read More »

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Toronto rap star Jazz Cartier added to RBC Bluesfest line-up for July 14

Ottawa, ON – It started out as sour news, but some will argue that it’s grown into an even better situation for … Read More »

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Song of the Day: PartyNextDoor releases “Like Dat” featuring Lil Wayne & Jeremih

Mississauga, ON – After building an initial buzz with an OVO Sound Radio feature last Saturday, PartyNextDoor has officially dropped his new … Read More »

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto’s Connected by Blood speak out on police brutality with “#BlackLivesMatter” single

Toronto, ON – Prompted by the recent killings of Alton Sterling, 37, and Philando Castile, 32, Toronto rap group Connected by Blood … Read More »

Devon Tracy proclaims his crew loyalty with Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers”

Devon Tracy proclaims his crew loyalty with Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers”

Mississauga, ON – Devon Tracy keeps the new music coming. His latest offering is the heartfelt Joel Mclaren-produced single “Brothers,” declaring his … Read More »

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

Spiritual: Jay Z speaks out against police brutality with new song

New York, NY – Jay Z has never been the type to bite his tongue, and the recent high profile killings of … Read More »

Song of the Day: Skrilla Ghad previews Ghadzilla mixtape with “Who Dat Boy” single

Song of the Day: Skrilla Ghad previews Ghadzilla mixtape with “Who Dat Boy” single

Toronto, ON – “Bill Up” rapper Skrilla Ghad drops off the first single off his forthcoming mixtape, Ghadzilla. “Who Dat Boy” is … Read More »

Listen to Ep. 2-4 of Toronto’s hottest new podcast, The Faculty with Chef Merch, Matt Mogul & more

Listen to Ep. 2-4 of Toronto’s hottest new podcast, The Faculty with Chef Merch, Matt Mogul & more

Toronto, ON – Catching up with one of the hottest new podcasts online, The Faculty, “the place where sports, art and culture … Read More »

Pusha T is performing in Calgary at the Marquee Stampede Outdoor Stage on July 16

Pusha T is performing in Calgary at the Marquee Stampede Outdoor Stage on July 16

Calgary, AB – Live Nation, Two Towers, Marquee Beer Market & Stage, and True Rhythm have teamed up to bring the G.O.O.D Music president and G.O.A.T. Pusha T to Calgary…

You need to listen to “Tell Me” by Lou Phelps

You need to listen to “Tell Me” by Lou Phelps

Montreal, QC – Montreal artist Lou Phelps (who just so happens to be Kaytranada’s brother) recently released his latest single titled “Tell … Read More »

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

You need to read this important open letter Drake wrote about Alton Sterling’s death

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday July 6, 37-year old Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was shot and killed by two white … Read More »

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

Day 1: ScHoolBoy Q opens RBC Bluesfest on the eve of his Blank Face LP release

RBC Bluesfest 2016 kicked off in style yesterday inside Ottawa’s Lebreton Flats with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q … Read More »

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Tyler Skyy inspires connectivity with visuals for his new single “Peace Signs”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity emcee, Tyler Skyy graces us with the latest visuals for his upbeat new single “Peace Signs” featuring fellow Vancouver … Read More »

Wax Monk draws inspiration from J Dilla on new track “Memories Impress Me”

Wax Monk draws inspiration from J Dilla on new track “Memories Impress Me”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver based emcee, Wax Monk releases “Memories Impress Me” which is a nice introduction to get you accustomed to … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet returns with “Link Up” the second instalment of his summer series featuring Andre Milla

Kenny Gourmet returns with “Link Up” the second instalment of his summer series featuring Andre Milla

Vancouver, BC – It’s been about a month since we last heard from Kenny Gourmet when he released the first of three … Read More »

Today: Bluesfest is here! ScHoolboy Q & The Flava Factory kick things off for hip-hop

Today: Bluesfest is here! ScHoolboy Q & The Flava Factory kick things off for hip-hop

Ottawa, ON – After another successful festival in 2015, one that brought more than 300,000 fans through their gates, RBC Bluesfest has … Read More »

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

Surrey, BC – For a festival that’s only passed it’s 2nd year in full completion, FVDED In The Park set anticipations high … Read More »

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

2016 Canadian DMC Battleground: Toronto’s Regional DMC Competition goes down July 9

Toronto, ON – Vinyl is melting and it’s not the summer heat! DMC Canada is preparing to host their 2016 Canadian DMC … Read More »

Toronto MC-DJ Dustin Wareham releases full-length debut, Jouska

Toronto MC-DJ Dustin Wareham releases full-length debut, Jouska

Toronto, ON – Up-and-coming MC-DJ Dustin Wareham dropped by earlier with his recently released full-length debut, Jouska.
With the new project, Wareham brings … Read More »

Listen to the “Dap You Up (Remix)” from MessThaBest & Levy Da Don

Listen to the “Dap You Up (Remix)” from MessThaBest & Levy Da Don

Toronto, ON – Just a few days after the release of their new video, “Don’t (Remix),” MessThaBest and Levy Da Don drop … Read More »

Scarborough’s MessThaBest enlists Levy Da Don for the “Don’t (Remix)” video

Scarborough’s MessThaBest enlists Levy Da Don for the “Don’t (Remix)” video

Toronto, ON – Dope new visuals coming out of Toronto from up-and-coming producer-MC MessThaBest featuring Levy Da Don. The video was shot … Read More »

Devon Tracy & Daniel Worthy team up for new single, “Temptations”

Devon Tracy & Daniel Worthy team up for new single, “Temptations”

Mississauga, ON – Sauga City heatmaker Devon Tracy teams up with Daniel Worthy of the MostHigh Collective for a new banger called … Read More »

Bad Decisions: Chris Thomas previews LP with new single featuring Sese & Quake

Bad Decisions: Chris Thomas previews LP with new single featuring Sese & Quake

Toronto, ON – In a week filled with exclusive premiere’s on HipHopCanada, we’re thrilled to bring you yet another! Toronto vet Chris … Read More »

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Ottawa, ON – In another monumental year for Ottawa’s own Belly aka Rebellyus, the Roc Nation/XO artist and songwriter makes a big … Read More »

Tomorrow: Join Charlie B & Taz’s Angels in Ottawa for the Official Canada Day Party

Tomorrow: Join Charlie B & Taz’s Angels in Ottawa for the Official Canada Day Party

Ottawa, ON – Toronto’s DJ Charlie B of Drake’s OVO camp returns to Ottawa along with Taz’s Angels for a Canada Day … Read More »

Premiere: Gangis Khan releases “All I Know” in support of The Story of Camoflauge

Premiere: Gangis Khan releases “All I Know” in support of The Story of Camoflauge

Scarborough, ON – HipHopCanada is excited to bring you the world premiere of the latest video release from veteran Toronto rapper, Gangis … Read More »

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

Soaring to Heaven: Toronto’s King Reign passes away at 40

We’re deeply saddened to report the passing of veteran Toronto MC, Kunle Thomas aka King Reign … Read More »

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

CBC: GoFundMe donations raised for journalist Zack Noureddine withheld from family

Ottawa, ON – It takes a special kind of dirt-bag to defraud a family while they’re grieving the loss of a loved … Read More »

Premiere: Pressa enlists director Niño Luey for the Terminator 2-inspired, “John Connor”

Premiere: Pressa enlists director Niño Luey for the Terminator 2-inspired, “John Connor”

Toronto, ON – The Canadian rap scene is riding a new wave as Toronto’s latest budding star Pressa continues to circulate and generate … Read More »

Golden shakes up the neighbourhood with new video

Golden shakes up the neighbourhood with new video

Vancouver, BC – Fresh from a cross Canada tour Stealth Bomb’s own Golden still has enough energy in him to make it back home … Read More »

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