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

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

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KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

Vancouver, BC – We’re quickly approaching the summer now, and one of my favourite local groups, KIDS, are gearing up to take … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

Vancouver, BC– Earlier this week we featured Mynamesbn‘s first video drop, and it wasn’t long after uncovering this guy that I found … Read More »

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

Victoria, BC – The West Coast has been making some recent noise in terms of promising artists, but Victoria is making a comeback as … Read More »

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Drake announces Summer Sixteen Tour & OVO Fest; releases cover art for VIEWS

Toronto, ON – With only a few days left until the Apr. 29 release of his highly anticipated VIEWS album, Drake almost … Read More »

T Gramz releases new visuals for the “Panda/Biggie Freestyle”

T Gramz releases new visuals for the “Panda/Biggie Freestyle”

Toronto, ON – T Gramz keeps the visual and lyrical heat coming. While promoting his My Way album debut, Gramz releases the … Read More »

Listen to Toronto vet Friday (aka Ricky Dred)’s new album Nocturnal

Listen to Toronto vet Friday (aka Ricky Dred)’s new album Nocturnal

Toronto, ON – With Nocturnal, veteran recording artist Friday (aka Ricky Dred) has released arguably one of his best projects to date. … Read More »

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

He came up in the Vancouver hip-hop scene and since the age 13 Ian Tonino, known as Junk has … Read More »

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Drifting: G-Eazy releases new video featuring Tory Lanez & Chris Brown

Toronto, ON – In support of his 2015 album, When It’s Dark Out, G-Eazy releases the visuals for “Drifting” featuring Chris Brown … Read More »

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Jazz Cartier congratulates Tory Lanez on going platinum & tweets out love for Toronto producers

Toronto, ON – On Apr. 21, Jazz Cartier took to Twitter to offer up a huge congratulations to Tory Lanez, whose record … Read More »

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

“Say It” goes platinum, Tory Lanez turns down XXL cover & more Swave Nation updates

Despite the industry’s top dog regularly representing for the Northside, Canadian rappers going platinum … Read More »

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Regina, SK – Regina rapper Pimpton links with fellow Saskatoon emcee, Joey Stylez to bring the latest video single from his high traffic album … Read More »

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity’s favourite experimental rap group, So Loki released their killer album Supermanic in the last couple of months, and … Read More »

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Vancouver, BC – It’s Thursday and we’re all feeling the mid-week drag before the weekend, but one of my favourite local guys … Read More »

Mynamesbn silently dropped this music video “FYIYABMSITBOAR” that you should listen to

Mynamesbn silently dropped this music video “FYIYABMSITBOAR” that you should listen to

Vancouver, BC – Hailing from Panama City, Panama  – Mynamesbn is a semi-recent Vancity transplant who has slipped under the radar the … Read More »

Sese releases 2oolman-produced “Lite Green” to celebrate 4/20

Sese releases 2oolman-produced “Lite Green” to celebrate 4/20

St. Catharines, ON – Releasing his second new track in just under 2 weeks, self-proclaimed weed connoisseur Sese was ready to go … Read More »

ILoveMakonnen confirms split from Drake’s OVO Sound

ILoveMakonnen confirms split from Drake’s OVO Sound

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week social media was buzzing with talk that “Tuesday” hitmaker ILoveMakonnen had been kicked out of OVO … Read More »

Sese & Keegan Da’niro team up for the Jmak Beatz-produced “Steak”

Sese & Keegan Da’niro team up for the Jmak Beatz-produced “Steak”

St. Catharines, ON – With his The Saga Series campaign still in full swing, Nightmare Klub rapper Sese leaks a new record … Read More »

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Dave Mac releases new “Trouble” album and video

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Dave Mac releases new “Trouble” album and video

Toronto, ON – Pushing his “Trouble” campaign a step further, Toronto’s own Dave Mac releases the video for his new album’s title … Read More »

Toronto up-and-comer PriceDaBoss releases new P.OL.O. 3 mixtape

Toronto up-and-comer PriceDaBoss releases new P.OL.O. 3 mixtape

Toronto, ON – After working hard on a promotional campaign to get the word out, PriceDaBoss releases the third installment of his … Read More »

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Quake Matthews takes home his first ECMA for Hip-Hop/Rap Recording of the Year

Halifax, NS – HopHopCanada wants to send out a huge congratulations to Quake Matthews for taking home his first ever East Coast … Read More »

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 15, Nightshift Entertainment brought West Coast rapper Hopsin to Edmonton’s Union Hall to perform a show along … Read More »

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Saskatoon, SK – That new wave futuristic trend is really having it’s moment right now in rap culture, but there’s something to be … Read More »

Latest Vancouver KOTD Rap Battle and verbal slaying featuring Cody the Catch vs. Copasetic

Latest Vancouver KOTD Rap Battle and verbal slaying featuring Cody the Catch vs. Copasetic

Vancouver, BC – Come one come all, there was an exciting battle in Vancouver that’s actually worth watching. Hosted by La Sparka … Read More »

Tinashe’s Joyride Tour Captivates in Vancouver

Tinashe’s Joyride Tour Captivates in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It was four years ago when a cover of Lil Wayne’s “How to Love” popped up on my Youtube … Read More »

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Ottawa, ON – Swisha T released his full length album Filthy this past November, and has released the first music video for … Read More »

Update: Two men charged with murder, robbery of HipHopCanada contributor Zack Noureddine

Update: Two men charged with murder, robbery of HipHopCanada contributor Zack Noureddine

Toronto, ON – It’s been almost 4 months since the murder of HipHopCanada contributor of Zaher Noureddine (better known as Zack) outside … Read More »

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Director X wins Prism Prize’s Special Achievement Award

Toronto, ON – The Prizm Prize, founded in 2012 and administered by the Association for Music and Innovative Arts, is a national … Read More »

Priceless: Toronto’s PriceDaBoss drops “Summer 16” visuals ahead of #POLO3 tape

Priceless: Toronto’s PriceDaBoss drops “Summer 16” visuals ahead of #POLO3 tape

Toronto, ON – Making way for his new mixtape dropping this coming Monday, April 18, PriceDaBoss releases the “Summer 16 #POLORMX” with … Read More »

STS Gang: Mario Grinds sends shots at 2 Ottawa MCs in new video “Do This Shit For Real”

STS Gang: Mario Grinds sends shots at 2 Ottawa MCs in new video “Do This Shit For Real”

Ottawa, ON – Ottawa’s rap scene has been heating up with various MCs putting out new material. Today we bring you a … Read More »

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