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We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

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Pryde releases new mixtape, I Don’t Belong Here; announces April 18 release party in Toronto

Pryde releases new mixtape, I Don’t Belong Here; announces April 18 release party in Toronto

Brampton, ON – After a brief hiatus from the scene, Pryde returns to the mixtape circuit with his long-awaited I Don’t Belong … Read More »

Over Again: New music from Peter Jackson & Brooklyn’s 2 Sides To A Story

Over Again: New music from Peter Jackson & Brooklyn’s 2 Sides To A Story

Toronto, ON – “Over Again” is featured on the newly released collaborative LP from 9-0 Nickel CEO/MC Peter Jackson and Brooklyn, who … Read More »

2 Sides To A Story: Peter Jackson drops new album with Brooklyn (R.I.P.) of Winnipeg’s Most

2 Sides To A Story: Peter Jackson drops new album with Brooklyn (R.I.P.) of Winnipeg’s Most

Toronto, ON – Today marks the official release of 2 Sides To A Story. It’s the new album from 9-0 Nickel’s Peter … Read More »

Toronto producer/MC Drega is Where The Wolves Are on solid new EP

Toronto producer/MC Drega is Where The Wolves Are on solid new EP

Toronto, ON – Since mid-last year we’ve had Drega on a list of Toronto artists to keep tabs on. His talent and … Read More »

Dartmouth up-and-comer Thrillah teams up with Cam Smith & Earl B to preview Thrillville3 project

Dartmouth up-and-comer Thrillah teams up with Cam Smith & Earl B to preview Thrillville3 project

Dartmouth, NS – Zone out with this relatively new Cam Smith-produced banger by Dartmouth up-and-comer, Thrillah Kane. “All I Want Is You” … Read More »

Poltergeist: Brampton up-and-comer Flexx Jasper pays homage with catchy single

Poltergeist: Brampton up-and-comer Flexx Jasper pays homage with catchy single

Brampton, ON – Flexx Jasper is one of the hottest artists coming out of Brampton’s bubbling hip-hop scene and his Forever EP … Read More »

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen the come-up of a new female rapper in the Vancouver scene … Read More »

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 14, 2016 – As we inch farther into the month, Vancouver music aficionados ready themselves for five … Read More »

Immerze delivers his “2 Cents” over top a beat cooked up by Shah Beats & Brevner

Immerze delivers his “2 Cents” over top a beat cooked up by Shah Beats & Brevner

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver-based rapper (by way of Toronto) Immerze just teamed up with Shah Beats and Brevner to hit us with … Read More »

Apple Music features Toronto producer Frank Dukes with “Behind the Boards” playlist

Apple Music features Toronto producer Frank Dukes with “Behind the Boards” playlist

Toronto, ON – Apple Music continues to show support for Canadian hip-hop by releasing yet another great playlist to iTunes (Behind the … Read More »

Song of the Day: Ottawa’s wotts release video for third single, “omens” featuring Dynamite Motel

Song of the Day: Ottawa’s wotts release video for third single, “omens” featuring Dynamite Motel

Ottawa, ON – Don’t miss this sick new video coming out of the nation’s capital from the group known as wotts. “Omens,” … Read More »

Win tickets to see Twiztid in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, or Lethbridge

Win tickets to see Twiztid in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, or Lethbridge

Calgary, AB – Widely considered two of the most important torchbearers for the Juggalo movement, horrorcore rap duo and ICP proteges Twiztid … Read More »

Song of the Day: Take a “Ride” with Leoh Davis & Ramone in new Captured Films-directed video

Song of the Day: Take a “Ride” with Leoh Davis & Ramone in new Captured Films-directed video

Toronto, ON – For our Song of the Day, we’re thrilled to premiere the new video from Toronto up-and-comer Leoh Davis of the Most … Read More »

The 2016 Prism Prize Top Ten list of finalists has been announced

The 2016 Prism Prize Top Ten list of finalists has been announced

Toronto, ON – The Prism Prize music video artistry award has just released this year’s Top Ten list of finalists. The finalists … Read More »

Sese teams up with director Frank Douglas for “Super Kamehameha” & “Power Level Up” video

Sese teams up with director Frank Douglas for “Super Kamehameha” & “Power Level Up” video

St. Catharines, ON – Following the release of his popular new mixtape, The Cell Saga, Nightmare Klub hip-hop artist Sese returns with … Read More »

East Coast up-and-comer MAK11 is trying to figure out how to “Function”

East Coast up-and-comer MAK11 is trying to figure out how to “Function”

St. John’s, NL – St. John’s rapper MAK11 recently released a new video for his Roca Beats and Lazy James produced “Function” … Read More »

The Original Mattress Co. releases top quality mix to introduce Daily Wave Plants series

The Original Mattress Co. releases top quality mix to introduce Daily Wave Plants series

Toronto, ON – It took me all of 20 minutes to realize I had to figure out how to download this mix … Read More »

As Obama announces end to Cuban embargo, Jonathan Emile gets political on “Viva Fidel!”

As Obama announces end to Cuban embargo, Jonathan Emile gets political on “Viva Fidel!”

Montreal, QC – New music from Jamaican-Canadian recording artist and activist, Jonathan Emile. Following up on his The Lover / Fighter Document … Read More »

Newly signed Sony Music artist Kiki Rowe releases visuals for “High” featuring Capito and Shotty Horroh

Newly signed Sony Music artist Kiki Rowe releases visuals for “High” featuring Capito and Shotty Horroh

Toronto, ON – 21 year old, Kiki Rowe, is a fresh Canadian R&B talent that is garnering her fair amount of respective attention … Read More »

Larry Luxx drops remix of Tupac’s classic “I’m Gettin’ Money”

Larry Luxx drops remix of Tupac’s classic “I’m Gettin’ Money”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver producer, Larry Luxx starts our week off on a high note by dropping a chopped up remix of Tupac’s “I’m … Read More »

Song of the Day: Juvi Da Gemini teams up with Finesse Films for “East” video

Song of the Day: Juvi Da Gemini teams up with Finesse Films for “East” video

Ottawa, ON – Juvi Da Gemini is originally from Toronto, but is making quite the name for himself in the Ottawa hip-hop … Read More »

Live For This Shit: Belleville’s Killa Phila releases second video in support of DOPAMINE EP

Live For This Shit: Belleville’s Killa Phila releases second video in support of DOPAMINE EP

Belleville, ON – Up-and-coming hip-hop artist Killa Phila has released the second single off his forthcoming EP, DOPAMINE. “Live For This Shit” … Read More »

TG Savage previews xXx State Of GoonUnion album with “Do It” featuring Sese & Don Mulatto

TG Savage previews xXx State Of GoonUnion album with “Do It” featuring Sese & Don Mulatto

Sudbury, ON – Hip-hop artist and MMA fighter TG Savage drops off a new record featuring Nightmare Klub’s Sese and Don Mulatto. … Read More »

Don Mulatto leaks “Why Not” and “Junk” off his Donny Snowbird EP

Don Mulatto leaks “Why Not” and “Junk” off his Donny Snowbird EP

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – New music from Don Mulatto off his Donny Snowbird EP including the project’s first single.
“Why Not” was … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sese announces second single off The Cell Saga, “Super Kamehameha”

Song of the Day: Sese announces second single off The Cell Saga, “Super Kamehameha”

St. Catharines, ON – Building off the success of the Pops-produced “Perfect Cell,” Nightmare Klub hip-hop artist Sese has announced the second … Read More »

Juno-winning R&B duo Mystic & Miranda return with new single, “Pain Killer”

Juno-winning R&B duo Mystic & Miranda return with new single, “Pain Killer”

Toronto, ON – This one obviously doesn’t qualify as “hip-hop” but we had to show our friends Mystic & Miranda some love … Read More »

Sam Lucia resonate on “PINKY RINGS” with Matt Harvey

Sam Lucia resonate on “PINKY RINGS” with Matt Harvey

Vancouver, BC – SO LOKI has had a busy start to 2016. They started off the year with the successful release of Supermaniac; … Read More »

Northern producer Jeremy Parkin teams up with Kelvin on track “Bring It All”

Northern producer Jeremy Parkin teams up with Kelvin on track “Bring It All”

Vancouver, BC – There are strange things done under the midnight sun, and apparently epics beats being produced in the far northern territory of … Read More »

JayKin teases upcoming studio project with “3am/M∆JOR” freestyle

JayKin teases upcoming studio project with “3am/M∆JOR” freestyle

Vancouver, BC – JayKin is not a new face to the west-coast music scene. He’s one of the few Vancity rappers that is … Read More »

SXSW: George Clinton, IamSu & more to perform at Too $hort’s Global Live Streaming event

SXSW: George Clinton, IamSu & more to perform at Too $hort’s Global Live Streaming event

Austin, TX – Hip-hop icon Too $hort will celebrate an impressive 30 years in the rap game with a special live performance … Read More »

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