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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Canadian Prairies

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Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from the Canadian Prairies region of Canada (Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatoon and surrounding regions in Manitoba, Saskatechewan and Alberta), or events taking place in a Prairies location, can be found in this category. The Canadian Prairies team first run by current Assoc. Editor-in-Chief Sarah Sussman with support of Executive Editor, Amalia Judith, If you’re interested in joining the team, please contact Sarah Sussman at sarah@hiphopcanada.com. The current Regional Editor for the Canadian Prairies is recently appointed Sarosh Rizvi of Calgary, Alberta.


Edmonton, Alberta

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Your Editor: Sarosh Rizvi

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Assoc. Editor Sarah Sussman & Sarosh Rizvi (Photo: EJ Ybañez Negre)

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment kicked off the first installation of the Iron Mic Music Festival; Western Canada’s biggest indoor … Read More »

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Vancouver, BC/Winnipeg, MB - Remember how you’ve been bumping 36 Chambers since 7th grade and all you’ve ever wanted was to see every Wu-Tang … Read More »

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

MGK laces up for Iron Mic in Edmonton [Review] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment delivered the first Iron Mic Music Festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Western Canada’s biggest indoor … Read More »

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch bring the Wu Block to Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment brought the first ever Iron Mic Music Festival to the Edmonton Expo Centre. The festival … Read More »

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Action Bronson: Bam Bam hits the stage in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, Pearl Entertainment kicked off the first installation of the Iron Mic Music Festival; Western Canada’s biggest indoor … Read More »

Joey Bada$$: Edmonton ‘Til Infinity [Photos] #IronMic

Joey Bada$$: Edmonton ‘Til Infinity [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment delivered the first installation of the Iron Mic Music Festival. … Read More »

Smoke DZA: Dreams, Zones & Achieves at Iron Mic in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Smoke DZA: Dreams, Zones & Achieves at Iron Mic in Edmonton [Photos] #IronMic

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 19, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment rolled out the first – ever – installation of the … Read More »

Tomorrow: Iron Mic Music Festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre [News]

Tomorrow: Iron Mic Music Festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre [News]

Edmonton, AB – Tomorrow is the day, people. It’s finally time for Iron Mic Music Festival to kick things into high-gear for Western … Read More »

Trinidad Jame$ threw a party at Encore last night and everyone got free liquor [Review]

Trinidad Jame$ threw a party at Encore last night and everyone got free liquor [Review]

Edmonton, AB – Last night, our friends over at Nightshift Entertainment brought Trinidad Jame$ to the YEG to kick off a monstrous … Read More »

Classified & Mike Boyd open for Hedley at Rexall Place on Apr. 4 [Photos]

Classified & Mike Boyd open for Hedley at Rexall Place on Apr. 4 [Photos]

Edmonton, AB – Back on Apr. 4, our friends over at LiveNation brought Classified and Mike Boyd to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

Win tickets to see Bizarre Ride Live with Slum Village at Commonwealth on Apr. 24 [Contest]

Win tickets to see Bizarre Ride Live with Slum Village at Commonwealth on Apr. 24 [Contest]

Calgary, AB – Updated Apr. 18, 2014 – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Welcome To Dillaville Tour has been postponed across Canada. … Read More »

Wolfpack – My Team (Prod. Rayne Drop) [Video]

Wolfpack – My Team (Prod. Rayne Drop) [Video]

Prince Albert, SK – Last month, the Wolfpack duo (Chuck Woods and Mer) teamed up with producer Rayne Drop to drop the … Read More »

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Friday Apr. 4, the good people over at Live Nation brought Hedley to Edmonton’s Rexall Place for a … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Winnipeg, MB - Western Canada is about to get rowdy this summer as Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator prepares to take over. The … Read More »

Deuce Fantastick – This is For You ft. Jin Ting [Video]

Deuce Fantastick – This is For You ft. Jin Ting [Video]

Edmonton, AB – Originally published April 7, 2014 –The new visuals for Deuce Fantastick‘s latest Fantastick For A Reason single “This is For … Read More »

H-Town – Hustle All Day ft. S.I.D. [Video]

H-Town – Hustle All Day ft. S.I.D. [Video]

Edmonton, AB – H-Town and and his boy S.I.D. team up in this latest joint “Hustle All Day,” with slick visuals shot … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Muta Mouraine [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – Once a year or so, our fam over at 10 at 10 throw an Outta Towners edition that always … Read More »

Akay Audemar – Louis V. Slugger [Video]

Akay Audemar – Louis V. Slugger [Video]

Edmonton, AB – Akay Audemar goes all in for his crew, The Come Up Gang, in his recently released video “Louis V. … Read More »

Future’s Honest Tour hits Canada in July [News]

Future’s Honest Tour hits Canada in July [News]

Vancouver, BC – In support of his up-coming release Honest, Future is hitting the road on tour with Rico Love and Que. … Read More »

Finalie – House of Mercy [Video]

Finalie – House of Mercy [Video]

Winnipeg, MB – Finalie takes us to church – literally – with “House of Mercy”; the latest installment from Finalie’s Winter Musik … Read More »

Kidd Kane – Beautiful (Remix) [Video]

Kidd Kane – Beautiful (Remix) [Video]

Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg’s Kidd Kane presents his newest visuals of retrospection with his remix of Eminem’s “Beautiful.” There is only so … Read More »

Hellnback – The Key [Audio]

Hellnback – The Key [Audio]

Winnipeg, MB – We’re always excited to see what new music is coming out of the Prairies, and Hellnback has continually given … Read More »

Wolfpack – Come With Me (Prod. Rayne Drop) [Audio]

Wolfpack – Come With Me (Prod. Rayne Drop) [Audio]

Prince Albert, SK – The Wolfpack duo (Chuck Woods and Mer) teamed up with producer Rayne Drop for the release of their … Read More »

Hopsin returns to Canada for mini-tour starting May 6 in Vancouver [News]

Hopsin returns to Canada for mini-tour starting May 6 in Vancouver [News]

Toronto, ON – Funk Volume’s Hopsin makes his return to Canada on May 6 with a performance inside Vancouver’s Fortune Sound Club. … Read More »

Mase0ne and CKXU present: Can She Kick It? Yes She Can! in Lethbridge [News]

Mase0ne and CKXU present: Can She Kick It? Yes She Can! in Lethbridge [News]

Lethbridge, AB – Our homies at Mase0ne over in Lethbridge have teamed up with the local CKXU campus radio station to bring … Read More »

Alliance Ov Lion$ – Remembered (Remix) [Audio]

Alliance Ov Lion$ – Remembered (Remix) [Audio]

Calgary, AB – Repping half of the young hip-hop group, Alliance Ov Lion$; Teflon $oul and CloudE pay homage to Las Vegas … Read More »

10 at 10: Vol. 30 Recap [Video]

10 at 10: Vol. 30 Recap [Video]

Calgary, AB – The 10 at 10 crew in Calgary just celebrated their 30th month of building the city’s hip-hop scene. The event … Read More »

Rift & Savilion – Carry the Fire [Audio]

Rift & Savilion – Carry the Fire [Audio]

Regina, SK – Regina’s own MC Rift recently teamed up with Torontonian producer, Savilion, to drop this new single entitled “Carry the … Read More »

Pimpton on the MuchVibe charts with “Pom Pom Wit Killa Inside” [News]

Pimpton on the MuchVibe charts with “Pom Pom Wit Killa Inside” [News]

Regina, SK – MuchVibe recently put Pimpton’s “Pom Pom Wit Killa Inside” into rotation and the video is already up there on … Read More »

2014 JUNO Awards Recap: Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year [News]

2014 JUNO Awards Recap: Drake wins Rap Recording of the Year [News]

Winnipeg, MB – For the third time in five years, Drake has captured the Rap Recording of the Year award, Canadian hip-hop’s … Read More »

Chips – In Too Deep (HLDN Remix) ft. Choclair & My Sister Ocean [Audio]

Chips – In Too Deep (HLDN Remix) ft. Choclair & My Sister Ocean [Audio]

Edmonton, AB – You may remember when Chips dropped his original single “In Too Deep” a minute ago; but this time he … Read More »

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