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

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Review: Miguel brings his Wildheart tour to Toronto’s Sound Academy

Review: Miguel brings his Wildheart tour to Toronto’s Sound Academy

Toronto, ON – Musicians like Prince, Queen, Guns N’ Roses and Michael Jackson dominated the 80s and set the bar unbelievably high … Read More »

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown recently started a weekly comedy affair that takes place every Sunday in their Gastown venue with … Read More »

Swerve On Your Ends: Toronto’s RodZilla & Swagger Rite team up for new video

Swerve On Your Ends: Toronto’s RodZilla & Swagger Rite team up for new video

Toronto, ON – Following up their popular “Six Side” anthem, Swagger Rite and RodZilla team up for the hot new video “Swerve … Read More »

416BlockBoyz release the first single off their New Wave EP, “I Want It All”

416BlockBoyz release the first single off their New Wave EP, “I Want It All”

Toronto, ON – A few days back the 416BlockBoyz debuted their new DC Holigan-produced single “I Want It All.” The song will … Read More »

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver, BC – After writing for years, 23B’s work has finally come to fruition in the form of “Catharsis.” Through music and one’s own … Read More »

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Courtenay, BC – This is the first video from Vancouver Island hip-hop duo Butter Finger Bombsquad. Produced by Sase One, “Too Many Cooks” focuses on over … Read More »

Larry Luxx’s take on a A$AP classic – “Acid Drop”

Larry Luxx’s take on a A$AP classic – “Acid Drop”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver producer Larry Luxx (formerly VanCityBeats) puts his touch on a classic A$AP joint “Acid Drop”. Smooth and steady … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sese becomes Lord Frieza on new Dragon Ball Z inspired video “Vegeta”

Song of the Day: Sese becomes Lord Frieza on new Dragon Ball Z inspired video “Vegeta”

St. Catharines, ON – Nightmare Klub/UTVMG heavyweight Sese drops new Dragon Ball Z inspired visuals directed by 0therworld, taking on his final … Read More »

Paul Wall the Slab God brings Canadian Codeine Tour to Halifax Aug. 23

Paul Wall the Slab God brings Canadian Codeine Tour to Halifax Aug. 23

Halifax, NS – Looks like “The People’s Champ” Paul Wall will be in Halifax next weekend at the Reflections Cabaret (5187 Salter … Read More »

Scarborough’s Nynex19 releases impressive debut with Do You Love Me?

Scarborough’s Nynex19 releases impressive debut with Do You Love Me?

Toronto, ON – Discovering a new artist is like Christmas for music enthusiasts. Discovering 3 incredible new artists in a span of … Read More »

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 »

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