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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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Toronto up-and-comer Delon Dior breaks down his new single “Faygo”

Toronto up-and-comer Delon Dior breaks down his new single “Faygo”

Toronto, ON – Following up on his Ktoe-produced banger, “Didn’t See This Coming,” Toronto rapper Delon Dior returns with a new single … Read More »

Toronto MC & entrepreneur TRA talks SARS Radio & other new projects

Toronto MC & entrepreneur TRA talks SARS Radio & other new projects

Toronto, ON – The SARS Network is one of the most recognized and celebrated hip-hop brands coming out of Toronto. The S.A.R.S. … Read More »

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

Ottawa, ON – Earlier today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) released the nominations for the 2017 JUNO Awards. … Read More »

Views Before The 6: Thrust & Big Tweeze present new podcast covering Toronto hip-hop history

Views Before The 6: Thrust & Big Tweeze present new podcast covering Toronto hip-hop history

Toronto, ON – If you’ve ever looked for a podcast focusing on the hip-hop of the Toronto hip-hop scene, you’re in luck! … Read More »

No Fear: Toronto’s Bugatti Bonsu & Makida Rae release new visuals for “Let Us Ride”

No Fear: Toronto’s Bugatti Bonsu & Makida Rae release new visuals for “Let Us Ride”

Toronto, ON – Bugatti Bonsu is back with his latest and strongest visual to date, “Let Us Ride,” directed by Sinsinnati.
The beautiful … Read More »

Travis Scott’s “beibs in the trap” video produced by & featuring Nav surpasses 21.5M views

Travis Scott’s “beibs in the trap” video produced by & featuring Nav surpasses 21.5M views

Houston, TX – Travis Scott has had a Canadian influence for quite some time now, something especially highlighted by the credits on … Read More »

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

Lethbridge, AB – SonReal brings his No Warm Up Tour to Alberta this week with special guest Clairmont The Second. The tour … Read More »

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Theo3 & Big Sproxx come together for “RAV4”

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Theo3 & Big Sproxx come together for “RAV4”

Toronto, ON – Our latest Song of the Day is the latest single from veteran Toronto rapper and lyricist extraordinaire, Theo3.
“RAV 4” … Read More »

Watch the new “Fetti” video by Ottawa rapper DaBoiLoc of 2926 Entertainment

Watch the new “Fetti” video by Ottawa rapper DaBoiLoc of 2926 Entertainment

Ottawa, ON – Brought to you by 2926 Entertainment and Triple L Music Group, Ottawa rapper DaBoiLoc started off 2017 with a … Read More »

Premiere: Check this BaxFam Cypher with Adlib, Pimpton, Brothers Grim & Alpha Omega

Premiere: Check this BaxFam Cypher with Adlib, Pimpton, Brothers Grim & Alpha Omega

Regina, SK – In anticipation of Adlib‘s upcoming Primitive Tomorrow album release (due out later this month), Adlib teamed up with BaxWar … Read More »

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Vancouver, BC – Veteran’s El-P and Killer Mike officially kicked off their Run The World Tour in January and the first Canadian … Read More »

Graveyard Shift: Ottawa’s Reggie Slums releases mixtape debut hosted by DJ Mes

Graveyard Shift: Ottawa’s Reggie Slums releases mixtape debut hosted by DJ Mes

Ottawa, ON – Veteran Ottawa DJ Mes of Triple B Records hosts the mixtape debut from Ottawa up-and-comer Reggie Slums, representing No … Read More »

Montreal’s Speng Squire drops a string of dope freestyles including his latest, “Rambo”

Montreal’s Speng Squire drops a string of dope freestyles including his latest, “Rambo”

Montreal, QC – Up-and-comer Speng Squire steps on to the scene with a string of new freestyle visuals powered by Michael Jacobs. … Read More »

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU – Nunavut artist B3auu (formerly of the Hamilton, ON based Bo$ Clique crew) recently released his latest solo project, PostCard: … Read More »

Txmmy introduces himself with his lustful first single “My Way” featuring Ashton

Txmmy introduces himself with his lustful first single “My Way” featuring Ashton

Edmonton, AB – At only 18 years old, artist/producer Txmmy is making waves with his smooth vocals that have been compared to the … Read More »

Hamilton emcee Cozjin impresses with visuals for “Unsaved and Wild”

Hamilton emcee Cozjin impresses with visuals for “Unsaved and Wild”

Hamilton, ON – Fresh out of central Canada, rapper/emcee Cozjin recently released the latest visuals for “Unsaved and Wild”. The music video is … Read More »

Kyle Wildfern drops new track “Ex’d Out” & hints that WayCool is thriving

Kyle Wildfern drops new track “Ex’d Out” & hints that WayCool is thriving

Brampton, ON  – Fresh out of Brampton, the WayCool collective hasn’t slowed down in 2017 so far. If anything, they’ve actually increased their production … Read More »

Young Budda of The People North West tells the story of “Mary Lou” on new release

Young Budda of The People North West tells the story of “Mary Lou” on new release

Vancouver, BC – Young Budda of The People North West flexes story-telling prowess reminiscent of the Lost Boyz classic “Renee” with a … Read More »

New music: Toronto’s Friday aka Ricky Dred releases “Hungry” featuring T Gramz

New music: Toronto’s Friday aka Ricky Dred releases “Hungry” featuring T Gramz

Toronto, ON – Friday Ricky Dred drops a new tune featuring T Gramz. Check out “Hungry” below and look out for The … Read More »

Song of the Day: Osei The Native released a new track & you will be “Bout It”

Song of the Day: Osei The Native released a new track & you will be “Bout It”

Mississauga, ON – In an industry where people are constantly trying to feed the wave or follow the path, it is refreshing … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Saved: The FADER releases new touching documentary about budding star Khalid

Saved: The FADER releases new touching documentary about budding star Khalid

El Paso, TX – Today, The FADER shared a short documentary on singer-songwriter Khalid called Saved. The short includes a performance of … Read More »

Dark Matter: Johnny Darko talks about his new EP & why it’s his most authentic release ever

Dark Matter: Johnny Darko talks about his new EP & why it’s his most authentic release ever

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Johnny Darko recently teamed up with Cream to release this new three-track EP titled Dark Matter, as … Read More »

You need to listen to Derek Wise’s debut 14-track Inglorious LP

You need to listen to Derek Wise’s debut 14-track Inglorious LP

Toronto, ON – On Jan. 30, XO affiliate Derek Wise released his highly anticipated, long-awaited debut Inglorious LP.
The 14-track album consists entirely … Read More »

Clairmont The Second enters partnership with Black Box; kicks off tour with SonReal

Clairmont The Second enters partnership with Black Box; kicks off tour with SonReal

Toronto, ON – When you’re rising teenaged Toronto-based rap phenomenon Clairmont The Second, and you’ve had the most successful year of your … Read More »

We spoke to The People North West about their smooth come-up on the West Coast

We spoke to The People North West about their smooth come-up on the West Coast

Vancouver, BC – The People North West are one of the few rap crews making moves on the West Coast, and they’ve accomplished … Read More »

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Vancouver, BC – Bringing together all things lit, Fortune Sound Club, Miss Envy Botanicals and Mota Green Meds joined forces to host two … Read More »

Vancouver producer MrFloetic provides Midnight Dreams

Vancouver producer MrFloetic provides Midnight Dreams

Vancouver, BC – Proceeding the release of his last compilation, Sound Lust, MrFoetic continues to ride the creative wave with follow up … Read More »

Trey Forever drops new sizzling track “Swerve”

Trey Forever drops new sizzling track “Swerve”

St. Louis, MO – Missouri-based rapper and R&B artist Trey Forever recently unhooked a new track called “Swerve.” It’s that track that sounds good … Read More »

Vancity’s NamedTobias. drops double singles “The Risk” & “The Breaks Over”

Vancity’s NamedTobias. drops double singles “The Risk” & “The Breaks Over”

Vancouver, BC – Shortly before the weekend, Vancouver emcee NamedTobias. dropped two new singles. “The Risk” (featuring Tyler Skyy) and “The Breaks Over” … Read More »

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