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ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

ATL-based Canadian rapper DruggOfChoice drops new visuals for “DRUGS-123”

Canadian Prairies

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Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Calgary, AB – While the last few months have been extremely dank for Calgary’s rap show fans, we’re extremely excited to announce … Read More »

Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Tonight: Nessly & Harm Franklin perform at Morgan’s Pub in Calgary with Maxjulian

Calgary, AB – While the last few months have been extremely dank for Calgary’s rap show fans, we’re extremely excited to announce … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

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

Winnipeg emcee Myazwe talks about his newest single “Right My Wrongs”

Winnipeg emcee Myazwe talks about his newest single “Right My Wrongs”

Winnipeg, MB – Toronto and the West Coast generally get the most credit for giving rise to promising rap talent, but Winnipeg’s Myazwe … Read More »

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Sled Island announces Flying Lotus as the festival’s 2017 guest curator

Calgary, AB – With less than six months until the return of Sled Island, the annual Calgary music festival just kicked off … Read More »

You’ll never see Conch coming with “Too Soon”

You’ll never see Conch coming with “Too Soon”

Edmonton, AB – Local rapper/producer Conch recently added a new track to his resume. With production by Lot D, Conch takes his … Read More »

Poppin’: Edmonton artist Mourainè breaks down his new video

Poppin’: Edmonton artist Mourainè breaks down his new video

Edmonton, AB – Earlier this week Edmonton artist Mourainè (of The 25th Dynasty) released brand new visuals for his track “Poppin’”.
“Poppin’” was … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

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

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2017 at HipHopCanada, I decided I’d kick off the new year proper by delivering … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

Edmonton’s Brothers Grim release lyric video for Madchild & Nato-assisted “It’s Grim”

Edmonton’s Brothers Grim release lyric video for Madchild & Nato-assisted “It’s Grim”

Edmonton, AB – Komrade and Pat Grim of The Brothers Grim enlist their former tour-mate Madchild for their new Nato-produced single, “It’s … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

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

Captain Underpants: Harm Franklin & Curtis Waters (Trunks) discuss their new collaboration

Captain Underpants: Harm Franklin & Curtis Waters (Trunks) discuss their new collaboration

Calgary, AB – Calgary artists Curtis Waters (Trunks) and Harm Franklin recently teamed up with MayU, Sry., and Decz for this new … Read More »

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

Regina, SK – If you’re anywhere near Regina on New Year’s Eve, make sure you make your way to The Exchange (2431 … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

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

Nightshift Entertainment presents Return of the Countdown for New Year’s Eve 2017

Nightshift Entertainment presents Return of the Countdown for New Year’s Eve 2017

Edmonton, AB – Nightshift Entertainment is bringing back Edmonton’s only visual New Year’s Eve party for their third consecutive year. Return of … Read More »

Young Tox bodies freestyle in new video “Please”

Young Tox bodies freestyle in new video “Please”

Edmonton, AB – It’s been a minute since I’ve reviewed any local submissions, now that I’ve stepped down as the Edmonton Rep. … Read More »

Winnipeg emcee Limm releases, The Effect EP and impresses

Winnipeg emcee Limm releases, The Effect EP and impresses

Winnipeg, MB – Philadelphia based rapper, Limm hasn’t lost momentum from his last single release recently dropping his debut EP The Effect. The 6-track project … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

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

Song of the Day: Calgary artist Cassius Flame$ breaks down his new video for “No Choice”

Song of the Day: Calgary artist Cassius Flame$ breaks down his new video for “No Choice”

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist Cassius Flame$ (of the Flamecity Music Group) just released his latest video for “No Choice” off his … Read More »

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver

Toronto, ON – Originally published Nov. 28, 2016 – Grand Hustle’s own T.I. is gearing up to headline a tour across Canada … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 9

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 9

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 8

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 8

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music … Read More »

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

Review: Here’s what happened when Tory Lanez brought the I Told You Tour through Calgary

On Nov. 17, our friends over at Timbre Concerts brought Tory Lanez through Calgary for a stop along the I Told You Tour in support of Tory’s debut album release I Told You.

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 7

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 7

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music … Read More »

Boost: Calgary’s Jae Sterling makes a statement with new ACR Radio single

Boost: Calgary’s Jae Sterling makes a statement with new ACR Radio single

Calgary, AB – The scumbag returns! On his latest single “Boost,” Jae Sterling proclaims his spot at the top of Calgary’s rap … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 6

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 6

HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify at the beginning of October, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single week.

Ace Hood to perform live in Calgary on Nov. 24

Ace Hood to perform live in Calgary on Nov. 24

Calgary, AB – Brought to you by Levelled Up Promotions, Hood Nation’s Ace Hood will perform live at Marquee Bar & Stage … Read More »

True Rhythm presents: The 8th Annual Charity Food Drive event for the Calgary Food Bank

True Rhythm presents: The 8th Annual Charity Food Drive event for the Calgary Food Bank

Calgary, AB – Our friends over at True Rhythm have teamed up with Come Correct, Marked UP, and SAY SUM’N Entertainment to … Read More »

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