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Stop This: Skrilla Ghad of ROS Worldwide releases hard-hitting new single

Stop This: Skrilla Ghad of ROS Worldwide releases hard-hitting new single

Toronto, ON – Ok so the last time I heard new music from Skrilla Ghad I locked in a dope new addition … Read More »

Drake “plagued and pained” by OVO Fest after-party violence

Drake “plagued and pained” by OVO Fest after-party violence

Toronto, ON – Drake initially remained quite about the shooting that occurred Aug. 4 shortly after the OVO Fest after-party, but earlier … Read More »

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Vancouver, BC – That’s Entertaining Productions, Hip-Hop (HHK) Karaoke Vancouver & Fortune Sound are presenting a very special August edition of HHK … Read More »

Toronto up-and-comer Sola premieres the Long Overdue 2 album

Toronto up-and-comer Sola premieres the Long Overdue 2 album

Toronto, ON – After getting some great feedback from his “The World Is Yours” video, we’re thrilled to bring you brand new … Read More »

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Vancouver, BC – After her performance during Nicki’s Minaj’s Pink Print Tour stop in Vancouver on August 16th at Roger’s Area, LA … Read More »

Bone Thugs N Harmony hit the West Coast mid September

Bone Thugs N Harmony hit the West Coast mid September

Edmonton, AB – Spotlight Productions is gearing up to bring hip-hop legends Bone Thugs N Harmony through to the West Coast for … Read More »

Hamilton’s !Kryme Won & DJ Rix advance to 2015 Canadian National DMC Championships

Hamilton’s !Kryme Won & DJ Rix advance to 2015 Canadian National DMC Championships

Toronto, ON – The 2015 Canadian DMC Battleground kicked off with the Toronto Ontario Regional DJ Competition this past Sunday, August 8th … Read More »

London’s The Goodz releases his EP debut, No Time

London’s The Goodz releases his EP debut, No Time

Are friends at The Come Up Show (write up below courtesy of them) put us on to the debut EP from London, … Read More »

Maino releases third installment to King of Brooklyn series, KOB3

Maino releases third installment to King of Brooklyn series, KOB3

Brooklyn, NY – Following up with our post from last week, Maino has officially released the latest from his King of Brooklyn … Read More »

Top 10 Sean Price connections to Canadian hip-hop

Top 10 Sean Price connections to Canadian hip-hop

The best Sean Price connections to Canadian hip-hop … Read More »

Remembering Redway: Share your photos & stories

Remembering Redway: Share your photos & stories

Toronto, ON – It’s been over a week now since the tragic and sudden loss of Toronto rapper Shane Denford Redway. Funeral … Read More »

“R.I.P. Meek” on display as Drake headlines BC’s Squamish Valley Music Fest

“R.I.P. Meek” on display as Drake headlines BC’s Squamish Valley Music Fest

Squamish, BC “I’m the Canadian guy making all the American guys mad” – Drake’s first words as he took the stage in … Read More »

OVO Sound Radio premieres Skepta remix to “Good Times” by Jamie xx

OVO Sound Radio premieres Skepta remix to “Good Times” by Jamie xx

Toronto, ON – Another new tune aired on the latest episode of the Apple Music’s Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio, played … Read More »

P. Reign premieres the Megaman-produced “Rich” on OVO Sound Radio

P. Reign premieres the Megaman-produced “Rich” on OVO Sound Radio

Toronto, ON – Along with a dope tribute to recently deceased Toronto rapper Redway, OVO Sound Radio continued to establish itself as … Read More »

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

Disclaimer: It’s been a minute since we’ve run a #DearRappers column here on HipHopCanada. But a lot of you cats have been … Read More »

Eiffel Tower Ent. presents I-Octane for Edmonton Reggae Fest Official After-Party

Eiffel Tower Ent. presents I-Octane for Edmonton Reggae Fest Official After-Party

Edmonton, AB – Summer maybe winding down, but the music festival circuit is still going strong. The Edmonton Reggae Festival will be … Read More »

Tomorrow: DJ Shiftee, Vekked & more at the Toronto Regional DMC DJ Competition

Tomorrow: DJ Shiftee, Vekked & more at the Toronto Regional DMC DJ Competition

Toronto, ON – We’re in for a treat tomorrow – and what better way to spend a Sunday? The 2015 Canadian DMC … Read More »

F-You: The Forgiveness Project presents #Triggers in Toronto from Aug. 28-30

F-You: The Forgiveness Project presents #Triggers in Toronto from Aug. 28-30

Toronto, ON – F-You: The Forgiveness Project is focused on asking the question, what does forgiveness mean to you? They have had … Read More »

The impact of Wes “Maestro” Williams’ book, Stick To Your Vision

The impact of Wes “Maestro” Williams’ book, Stick To Your Vision

Toronto, ON – This video examines the impact Maestro Fresh Wes’ self-help book Stick To Your Vision had on the NSCC (Nova … Read More »

A Promise To Shane (Redway Tribute)

A Promise To Shane (Redway Tribute)

Toronto’s MR. STiXX drops a touching tribute to Toronto’s Shane Redway … Read More »

Canada’s Cream Of The Crop to showcase top Canadian MCs in XXL Mag

Canada’s Cream Of The Crop to showcase top Canadian MCs in XXL Mag

Calgary, AB – We’re overdue for coverage on this one. OhNo! Entertainment have a great initiative underway by the name of “Canada’s Cream Of … Read More »

Toronto producer J. Staffz identifies OVO Fest after-party victim; calls for end to violence

Toronto producer J. Staffz identifies OVO Fest after-party victim; calls for end to violence

Update: – Police have confirmed the names of the 2 fatal shooting victims. They are Ariela Navarro-Fenoy, 26, of Toronto, and Duvel … Read More »

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap (Part 2)

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap (Part 2)

Toronto, ON – This is Part 2 of our Day 2 coverage of the 6th Annual OVO Fest in Toronto. Part 1 … Read More »

2 dead, 3 critically injured in shooting at OVO Fest after-party (Video)

2 dead, 3 critically injured in shooting at OVO Fest after-party (Video)

Toronto, ON – OVO Fest ended on a sour note early Tuesday as a shooting broke out at the official OVO Fest … Read More »

Drake holds 4 spots on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Top 10 Songs chart

Drake holds 4 spots on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Top 10 Songs chart

Toronto, ON – While Drake pulled off arguably the hip-hop event of the year with OVO Fest, he’s also found himself dominating … Read More »

Drake, WondaGurl, Classified, Organik, Rich Kidd & more pay tribute to Redway on social media

Drake, WondaGurl, Classified, Organik, Rich Kidd & more pay tribute to Redway on social media

Update: Redway’s untimely passing has now seen coverage from the biggest hip-hop platforms around. BET, The Source, XXL, Hot97, Noisey, Complex, HipHopDX… … Read More »

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap (Part 1)

OVO Fest Day 2 Recap (Part 1)

Toronto, ON – Despite J. Cole’s set being rained out to close out Day 1 of the 6th Annual OVO Fest, excitement … Read More »

OVO Fest Day 1 Recap

OVO Fest Day 1 Recap

Sights and sounds from OVO Fest Day 1 … Read More »

Tribute: Toronto rising star Shane Redway of BLVD killed in car accident

Tribute: Toronto rising star Shane Redway of BLVD killed in car accident

Toronto’s Redway passed away early Saturday in a car accident on Toronto’s Hwy. 427 … Read More »

#OVONorm: Drake confirms councillor Norm Kelly’s OVO Fest appearance

#OVONorm: Drake confirms councillor Norm Kelly’s OVO Fest appearance

Toronto, ON – And the saga continues… Early Friday, Drake used Instagram to confirm an expected appearance by Toronto city councillor Norm … Read More »

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