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Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9

Music, sobriety, family & the various other Layers of rhyme-slayer Royce da 5’9

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You need to watch Pimpton’s new video for “Checkered Flags”

You need to watch Pimpton’s new video for “Checkered Flags”

Regina, SK – CJE artist Pimpton just dropped his video for “Checkered Flags” (produced by Dead Lighters) off the just-released Allow Us … Read More »

You need to watch Pimpton’s new video for “Checkered Flags”

You need to watch Pimpton’s new video for “Checkered Flags”

Regina, SK – CJE artist Pimpton just dropped his video for “Checkered Flags” (produced by Dead Lighters) off the just-released Allow Us … Read More »

We caught up with Harm Franklin to find out about his video for “Private Caller/$tarbucks”

We caught up with Harm Franklin to find out about his video for “Private Caller/$tarbucks”

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist Harm Franklin just released a new double-video drop for “Private Caller” and “$tarbucks” off his recent project … Read More »

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

The best rap show of Sled Island 2016 was TT The Artist at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Baltimore rapper TT The Artist came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform her first of two … Read More »

R.O.Z. releases new 10-track 2Epik-produced album, When The Smoke Clears

R.O.Z. releases new 10-track 2Epik-produced album, When The Smoke Clears

Toronto, ON – Parma Court’s R.O.Z. releases his long awaited new projected entitled WTSC, which in full form stands for When the … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Junglepussy live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, Junglepussy came through Calgary to perform at Commonwealth for the annual Sled Island music festival. Junglepussy … Read More »

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Sled Island 2016: Cakes Da Killa live at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Calgary, AB – On Jun. 23, New Jersey rapper Cakes Da Killa came through Commonwealth in Calgary to perform his first of … Read More »

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Monster Energy presents: RITTZ live at Union Hall on July 8

Edmonton, AB – Monster Energy has teamed up with Blueprint Alberta and Nightshift Entertainment to bring Rittz to Edmonton’s Union Hall on … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

The HipHopCanada Guide To Sled Island 2016

Calgary, AB – Today marks the start of Calgary’s annual Sled Island music festival. In case you’re not familiar, Sled Island is … Read More »

Check out Rayne Drop’s May 2016 Beat Pack for all the summer vibes

Check out Rayne Drop’s May 2016 Beat Pack for all the summer vibes

Prince Albert, SK – Saskatchewan super producer Rayne Drop (of Rayne Supreme) just dropped his May 2016 Beat Pack this evening. This … Read More »

Dizzy makes his return with new mixtape Been Dizzy 2: Double Vison

Dizzy makes his return with new mixtape Been Dizzy 2: Double Vison

Edmonton, AB – No stranger to consistency and hard work, E-Town’s very own Dizzy returned to the lab fresh off of his … Read More »

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Beyonce shuts down Commonwealth Stadium on Formation Tour

Albertan’s know what they’re in for every May Long Weekend. Rain or more … Read More »

The Blue released “The People’s Champ” & told us why Shad is his favourite rapper

The Blue released “The People’s Champ” & told us why Shad is his favourite rapper

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist The Blue is back from his hiatus with the release of his latest single titled “The People’s … Read More »

Drake just added 15 more dates to his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour

Drake just added 15 more dates to his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour

Toronto, ON – Last month Drake announced his upcoming Summer Sixteen Tour with Future, Roy Wood$, and dvsn just days before the … Read More »

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Classified releases video for “Work Away” in support of relief efforts in Northern Alberta

Enfield, NS – On May 5, Classified released this video (directed by Jason Levangie) for his David Myles assisted “Work Away” off … Read More »

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

The Layers of Ryan Montgomery: Royce da 5’9″ talks new album & the day he got sober

Nearly four years ago, Royce da 5’9″ got sober. The Detroit MC has been in the rap game for … Read More »

Ill Beats to Host Fundraiser for Fort McMurray Fire #HHCSponsored

Ill Beats to Host Fundraiser for Fort McMurray Fire #HHCSponsored

Edmonton, AB – The nation witnessed the devastation that hit Fort McMurray this week, as a massive wildfire forced the entire city … Read More »

You need to listen to this “No Traffic” track by D.O. Gibson

You need to listen to this “No Traffic” track by D.O. Gibson

Toronto, ON – Back in April, D.O. Gibson teamed up with Slakah The Beatchild and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan-based producer Rayne Drop for … Read More »

Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Royce da 5’9″ to perform in Edmonton on Layers Tour

Edmonton, AB – In support of his latest LP Layers, Royce da 5’9″ will be making a stop at Edmonton for the … Read More »

Make way for Edmonton’s KBL and “Berta State of Mind”

Make way for Edmonton’s KBL and “Berta State of Mind”

Edmonton, AB – Edmonton hip-hop duo KBL is finally getting the recognition they deserve. It was summer 2014 when I first saw … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Pimpton and Joey Stylez make a statement in video for “Itchy Thumbs”

Regina, SK – Regina rapper Pimpton links with fellow Saskatoon emcee, Joey Stylez to bring the latest video single from his high traffic album … Read More »

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Edmonton, AB – Happy 420 everyone! As you probably know, today is 420 so you’re probably sky-high by now. That, or you … Read More »

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Review: The Hop Solo Tour marks the death of Funk Volume & the reawakening of Hopsin

Edmonton, AB – On Apr. 15, Nightshift Entertainment brought West Coast rapper Hopsin to Edmonton’s Union Hall to perform a show along … Read More »

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Saskatoon, SK – That new wave futuristic trend is really having it’s moment right now in rap culture, but there’s something to be … Read More »

Contest: Win tickets to see Hopsin live in Calgary & Edmonton

Contest: Win tickets to see Hopsin live in Calgary & Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – This upcoming weekend, Hopsin comes through Calgary and Edmonton to perform two shows along his Hop Solo Tour. Hopsin … Read More »

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Photo Gallery: Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and Boondox at Dickens in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 1, the fam at True Rhythm brought Detroit duo Twiztid (Jamie Madrox and Monoxide) through Calgary to … Read More »

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Review: This is why you need to see Allan Rayman’s live show

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 9, Calgary’s Hifi Club brought Allan Rayman through for one of only two Canadian stops along the … Read More »

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Behind The Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 2

Calgary, AB – In part one of our behind-the-scenes coverage at the JUNO Awards, we gave you a sneak peak of all … Read More »

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Toronto, ON – This announcement probably would have been perfect for our mini Bishop Brigante takeover a couple of weeks back, but … Read More »

Cquel goes on a trip down “Memory Lane” with Rel McCoy & Kurlz

Cquel goes on a trip down “Memory Lane” with Rel McCoy & Kurlz

Saskatoon, SK – Saskatoon artist Cquel recently teamed up with Rel McCoy (aka: Relic) and Kurlz to hit us with this new … Read More »

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