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Here’s what happened when Mac Miller wrapped Day 3 of Osheaga 2016

Here’s what happened when Mac Miller wrapped Day 3 of Osheaga 2016

Montreal, QC – The annual Osheaga music festival finished off its 2016 run on July 31 with one last day of shows … Read More »

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

OVO Fest: Drake & Future pack the house at Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Toronto

On Aug. 1, I attended Drake and Future’s Summer Sixteen concert in Toronto … Read More »

When I Wake:  Pelham Park’s Nightmare releases new video in support of Dot Life Vol. 1

When I Wake: Pelham Park’s Nightmare releases new video in support of Dot Life Vol. 1

Toronto, ON – Coming in support of his Dot Life Vol. 1 mixtape, Pelham Park up-and-comer Nightmare drops new Zar Billions-directed visuals … Read More »

OVO’s OG Ron C releases chopped & screwed take on Drake’s album: Codeine Views

OVO’s OG Ron C releases chopped & screwed take on Drake’s album: Codeine Views

Houston, TX – We had to know this was coming. On the heels of their remix to Kanye’s album, The Chops of … Read More »

Eminem didn’t diss Drake, Denace did… in 2011; Drake Says ‘F— Hot 97’ at MSG

Eminem didn’t diss Drake, Denace did… in 2011; Drake Says ‘F— Hot 97’ at MSG

Toronto, ON – The rumour mill has been running rampant this past week over alleged beef between Eminem and Drake. It started … Read More »

Song of the Day: 2 Chainz & Drake snap on new Buddah Bless-produced single “Big Amount”

Song of the Day: 2 Chainz & Drake snap on new Buddah Bless-produced single “Big Amount”

College Park, GA – Drake took to Twitter on Saturday to share his new collaboration with Tity Boi ake 2 Chainz. “Big … Read More »

Kentucky collective The Only Crew takes us on a ride with their new EP Amusement Park

Kentucky collective The Only Crew takes us on a ride with their new EP Amusement Park

Lexington, KY – The Only Crew may not be a Canadian group, but they’re setting their sights on making international waves and their new … Read More »

Discreet releases new album Under the Influence in collaboration with Legendary Hammers

Discreet releases new album Under the Influence in collaboration with Legendary Hammers

Victoria, BC – It wasn’t that long ago that Victoria emcee Discreet released his last project Victoria’s Secret. We recently reviewed the solid … Read More »

Chelsea Grimm successfully executes unique POV perspective in new visuals for “BussHead”

Chelsea Grimm successfully executes unique POV perspective in new visuals for “BussHead”

Vancouver, BC – There’s been some new energy and subsequent projects brewing out here on the West Coast, and Vancouver based alternative/electronic … Read More »

YouTube personality Too Blunt goes international with his Top 5 UK Songs of July

YouTube personality Too Blunt goes international with his Top 5 UK Songs of July

Miami, FL – If you’re into hip-hop vlogs, you might be familiar with a US head named Too Blunt regularly dropping his … Read More »

Win tickets to see Hip-Hop vs. House tomorrow with Stretch Armstrong, Lissa Monet & more!

Win tickets to see Hip-Hop vs. House tomorrow with Stretch Armstrong, Lissa Monet & more!

Toronto, ON – Hip-Hop vs. House celebrates 5 years of making bodies rock with a special Harbourfront Centre afterparty! Join NYC hip-hop … Read More »

Song of the Day: Aron the Alien enlists director Heel Turn for the Pipahauntas-assisted “Anxiety”

Song of the Day: Aron the Alien enlists director Heel Turn for the Pipahauntas-assisted “Anxiety”

Ottawa, ON – More new visuals coming out of the Macho Man Music camp. This time Ottawa’s own Aron the Alien teams … Read More »

Gone: Ottawa duo Lost Kids release video in advance of new album

Gone: Ottawa duo Lost Kids release video in advance of new album

Ottawa, ON – With an album on the way, Dima Maks and Nick Travis of Lost Kids have released their second video … Read More »

True Rhythm announces 4-dates as part of Merkules’ upcoming tour

True Rhythm announces 4-dates as part of Merkules’ upcoming tour

Saskatoon, SK – Our friends at True Rhythm have announced 4 western Merkules tour stops as part of his #FuckinEHTour. The first … Read More »

Watch Mark Jordan’s WestNyle-directed video for the single “Sleep On It”

Watch Mark Jordan’s WestNyle-directed video for the single “Sleep On It”

Toronto, ON – Despite currently being incarcerated, rapper Mark Jordan a team seeing to it that his music gets out there. Just … Read More »

Brampton to Atlanta: Producer/MC Zayv3r releases new music, “New” & “Froze”

Brampton to Atlanta: Producer/MC Zayv3r releases new music, “New” & “Froze”

Atlanta, GA – Fresh out the lab, we have a couple of new tunes from ATL-based Brampton-native, Zayv3r. The Charlie Heat produced … Read More »

OVO Sound Radio Episode 26: New music from PND, Big Lean, Pressa & more

OVO Sound Radio Episode 26: New music from PND, Big Lean, Pressa & more

Toronto, ON – Episode 26 of OVO Sound Radio was filled with some great new Canadian bangers like Pressa’s “Poppin,” Big Lean’s … Read More »

Blue Feathers Records: Toronto’s Pressa gets it “Poppin” in new Nino Luey-directed video

Blue Feathers Records: Toronto’s Pressa gets it “Poppin” in new Nino Luey-directed video

Toronto, ON – With the release of his “John Connor” video adding to an already impressive buzz, up-and-comer Pressa has the city … Read More »

Decolonize: 13th Annual House of PainT Festival to take place in Ottawa Aug. 25 – 28

Decolonize: 13th Annual House of PainT Festival to take place in Ottawa Aug. 25 – 28

Ottawa, ON – Hip-hop is usually well represented at festivals in Ottawa – Bluesfest did another great job putting on for the … Read More »

Big Lean premieres new Murda Beatz-produced single “Ah Lie” on OVO Sound Radio

Big Lean premieres new Murda Beatz-produced single “Ah Lie” on OVO Sound Radio

Toronto, ON – New music from Da Degrees camp. Big Lean teams up with one of the hottest producers in hip-hop in … Read More »

Last Shot: Toronto’s Prenze heads to NYC for new Brandon Craggs-directed video

Last Shot: Toronto’s Prenze heads to NYC for new Brandon Craggs-directed video

New York, NY – Prenze enlists director Brandon Craggs with his new NYC-based video for the Nagra Beats-produced single, “Last Shot (The … Read More »

K Koke recruits new artist Real Raidz for new video “Tun Up” featuring JDan

K Koke recruits new artist Real Raidz for new video “Tun Up” featuring JDan

London, UK – Checking in from the UK, USG Entertainment’s K Koke drops off fresh visuals from his label’s new young hitter … Read More »

TripStarNation: Sami K. debuts new Nino Luey-directed video “Through You”

TripStarNation: Sami K. debuts new Nino Luey-directed video “Through You”

Ottawa, ON – Sami K. was originally from Toronto, but left at age 3 due to his parents separating. Growing up in … Read More »

Frank Ocean keeps fans guessing with mysterious black & white video

Frank Ocean keeps fans guessing with mysterious black & white video

Los Angeles, CA – Frank Ocean likes to keep fans on their toes. After a monumental album debut with 2012’s channel ORANGE, … Read More »

Stevie Ross releases “Grapevines” & “W.A.N.T.” & we’re enamoured with his sound

Stevie Ross releases “Grapevines” & “W.A.N.T.” & we’re enamoured with his sound

Vancouver, BC – It’s current knowledge that the Canadian R&B music scene has become saturated with trap beats, and multiple artists trying to … Read More »

Wicked & Bad: With a publication ban behind him, Scribz of 67 returns with new video

Wicked & Bad: With a publication ban behind him, Scribz of 67 returns with new video

London, UK – More new heat from across the pond. With his publication behind him, Scribz gives his alter-ego LD a break … Read More »

Watch French Montana’s new video for “No Shopping” featuring Drake

Watch French Montana’s new video for “No Shopping” featuring Drake

Casa de Campo, DR – Live from El Coke Boys Classico in Dominican Republic! With promotions of his MC4 LP in full-swing, … Read More »

Flex: Toronto’s Kavale releases new single to promote Carpe Diem project

Flex: Toronto’s Kavale releases new single to promote Carpe Diem project

Toronto, ON – With Caribana around the corner, Toronto’s Kavale returns with a new self-produced single called “Flex” co-producud by Arion Knight. … Read More »

Premiere: You need to watch Evrlove Blake’s new video for “MST” #SongOfTheDay

Premiere: You need to watch Evrlove Blake’s new video for “MST” #SongOfTheDay

Edmonton, AB – HipHopCanada has teamed up with Edmonton artist Evrlove Blake to bring you the video premiere for “MST” off the … Read More »

SD, Mcevoy & Be-Bop headline all-ages show in Vancouver July 28th

SD, Mcevoy & Be-Bop headline all-ages show in Vancouver July 28th

Vancouver, BC – Celebrating the release of their upcoming collaborative EP, Chicago emcee SD, Vancouver up-an-comer Mcevoy and 808 Mafia’s own Be-Bop will … Read More »

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