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Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

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Appreciate The Wait: After 9 years in jail, Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new mixtape

Appreciate The Wait: After 9 years in jail, Halifax’s Corey Writes releases new mixtape

Halifax, NS – Corey Writes was a kid on the come up when Halifax’s scene was going through a passing of the … Read More »

Toronto’s Dre.Square of FTG releases the new “BOUNCE” video

Toronto’s Dre.Square of FTG releases the new “BOUNCE” video

Toronto, ON – New music from Toronto up-and-comer Dre.Square of FTG. This is the “Bounce” video shot by fellow FTG member, Jeffrey … Read More »

Spoils of War: Montreal’s Bless talks new album, singles with Fred the Godson, Vado & more

Spoils of War: Montreal’s Bless talks new album, singles with Fred the Godson, Vado & more

Ottawa, ON – Montreal’s Bless of Platinumberg, was in Ottawa for a performance at Ritual Nightclub as part of Obie Trice’s The … Read More »

Montreal’s Bless enlists Fred the Godson, Vado,  Statik Selektah & more for latest album

Montreal’s Bless enlists Fred the Godson, Vado, Statik Selektah & more for latest album

Montreal, QC – Released through URBNET distribution, Spoils of War is the latest album from Montreal hip-hop artist, Bless. The Gang Starr … Read More »

HipHop Affair: Toronto’s Babu G self-directs first video off album debut

HipHop Affair: Toronto’s Babu G self-directs first video off album debut

Toronto, ON – 2015 was a big year for Babu G, kicking off his album debut release campaign. “HipHop Affair,” produced by … Read More »

Song of the Day: Classified teams up with Canadian vet Saukrates for “Noah’s Arc”

Song of the Day: Classified teams up with Canadian vet Saukrates for “Noah’s Arc”

UPDATE: After an overwhelming response to the initial post, we’ve decided to make Class and Soxx’s new collaboration our Song of the … Read More »

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman featured on Mike Stud’s “These Days” remix

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman featured on Mike Stud’s “These Days” remix

Toronto, ON – Last week, Toronto Blue Jays right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman was featured in rapper Mike Stud’s music video for “These … Read More »

Song of the Day: P. Reign is “On A Wave” with new video in support of Off The Books

Song of the Day: P. Reign is “On A Wave” with new video in support of Off The Books

Toronto, ON – OVO and Reps Up hip-hop artist P. Reign has released new visuals in support of his latest mixtape, Off … Read More »

Canada vs. USA: Drake & Kevin Hart to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Canada vs. USA: Drake & Kevin Hart to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Toronto, ON – Excitement is certainly building for the NBA All-Star weekend, just around the corner. The 65th Annual NBA All-Star game … Read More »

Most High’s Leoh Davis enlists Ramone for new GoldenBoy & Nisi-produced single, “RIDE”

Most High’s Leoh Davis enlists Ramone for new GoldenBoy & Nisi-produced single, “RIDE”

Toronto, ON – Introducing the latest creative masterpiece from rising star Leoh Davis of the Most High family. With “Ride,” the young … Read More »

In Toronto – Aint No Love: Up-and-comer FLY YZ releases new tribute to The 6ix

In Toronto – Aint No Love: Up-and-comer FLY YZ releases new tribute to The 6ix

After an eventful 2015, Toronto artist and producer FLY YZ turns over a new leaf with his latest self-produced single, “In Toronto … Read More »

I Am: General Steele featured on new video in support of Fortunato & Sean One’s Blue Collar EP

I Am: General Steele featured on new video in support of Fortunato & Sean One’s Blue Collar EP

Toronto, ON – For the “I Am” video, Canadian hip-hop vet Fortunato traveled to Brooklyn for a video directed by K-Boogie of … Read More »

KOTD launches Cypher Series Vol. 1 with JD Era, Sese, Young Stitch, Raz Fresco & Roshin

KOTD launches Cypher Series Vol. 1 with JD Era, Sese, Young Stitch, Raz Fresco & Roshin

Toronto, ON – KOTD (King of the Dot) has launched a dope new Cypher Series featuring a plethora of dope Canadian talent. … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sese drops new video in support of Jan. 25 release, The Cell Saga EP

Song of the Day: Sese drops new video in support of Jan. 25 release, The Cell Saga EP

St. Catharines, ON – Nightmare Klub hip-hop artist Sese is back wtih a new single in support of his forthcoming EP, The … Read More »

Obie Trice in Ottawa: Detroit MC talks Eminem, 50 Cent, TV series Power & more

Obie Trice in Ottawa: Detroit MC talks Eminem, 50 Cent, TV series Power & more

Ottawa, ON – Detroit veteran Obie Trice performed in Ottawa Sunday night and we had a chance to speak with him before … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Claire Mortifee talks “Compassion with a Kiss” and Human Empowerment

Claire Mortifee talks “Compassion with a Kiss” and Human Empowerment

Vancouver, BC – It’s not too often that we get to talk to emcees who fearlessly advocate for positive causes through the … Read More »

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

Vancouver, BC – 2015 was an excellent year for concerts on the West Coast. Vancouver was blessed last year with more than enough monumental … Read More »

Shots Fired: Ottawa MC Cashtro Crosby responds to Top 40 list with “Blowing The Breakers”

Shots Fired: Ottawa MC Cashtro Crosby responds to Top 40 list with “Blowing The Breakers”

Ottawa, ON – Top 10 lists, or things of that nature, usually come with a healthy amount of debate and ours have … Read More »

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

Vancouver, BC – It’s the beginning of a new year and as tradition follows HipHopCanada’s dedicated writers have decided to compile a … Read More »

GoFundMe campaign created for HipHopCanada contributor Zack Noureddine’s memorial

GoFundMe campaign created for HipHopCanada contributor Zack Noureddine’s memorial

Ottawa, ON – Our friend Zack Noureddine passed away before the turn of the year, but 2016 is now about keeping his … Read More »

HipHopCanada contributor, artist & journalist Zack Noureddine killed in Toronto

HipHopCanada contributor, artist & journalist Zack Noureddine killed in Toronto

UPDATE (Jan. 2, 2016): A GoFundMe campaign has been created to help cover Zack’s funeral expenses. Click here to view the campaign … Read More »

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Vancouver, BC – Teaming up with his nephew Neph (though it’s not exclusively short for nephew), Prevail from Swollen Members brings us … Read More »

When It’s Dark Out: An intimate conversation with G-Eazy

When It’s Dark Out: An intimate conversation with G-Eazy

Oakland, CA – Originally published Dec. 4, 2015 – You hear the typical success story. A rapper gets a break when he … Read More »

SAFE brings his Stay Down EP to life inside Toronto’s Mod Club

SAFE brings his Stay Down EP to life inside Toronto’s Mod Club

On Saturday, Dec. 12, Toronto’s Virgin Mobile Mod Club was the center of Toronto hip-hop … Read More »

My Way: Toronto’s T Gramz releases new album featuring Adam Bomb, Frankie Payne & Stump

My Way: Toronto’s T Gramz releases new album featuring Adam Bomb, Frankie Payne & Stump

Toronto, ON – After working hard on it for the past year, Toronto rising star T Gramz has releases his highly anticipated … Read More »

Song of the Day: Syph enlists new Roc Nation signee Belly for “Right Now”

Song of the Day: Syph enlists new Roc Nation signee Belly for “Right Now”

Mississauga, ON – Our Song of the Day is the another dope track off the Rookie of the Year project from Syph. … Read More »

TimeBMB brings listeners to Chuuch

TimeBMB brings listeners to Chuuch

Vancouver, BC – Toronto-born emcee/Vancouver transplant TimeBMB has his fair share of stories. Growing up in the Southside Jane Street neighbourhood, he’s been … Read More »

O.T Genasis set to hit Vancouver on January 22

O.T Genasis set to hit Vancouver on January 22

Vancouver, BC – Still in love with the coco? Good news for you. O.T Genasis will be making a stop at Vancouver’s … Read More »

Review: k-os’ return to Edmonton an overall success

Review: k-os’ return to Edmonton an overall success

Edmonton, AB – I must say, there is something truly spectacular about a live band that brings out the energy and excitement … Read More »

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