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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN discusses his “Low’s N High’s”

Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN discusses his “Low’s N High’s”

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN just released a brand new single titled “Low’s N High’s” (produced by Luqas 1913).
After taking a … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 21

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 21

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

Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN discusses his “Low’s N High’s”

Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN discusses his “Low’s N High’s”

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist MAXJULLIAN just released a brand new single titled “Low’s N High’s” (produced by Luqas 1913).
After taking a … Read More »

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Calgary, AB – Insane Clown Posse continues to add more acts and generate excitement for their upcoming Canadian Juggalo Weekend in Calgary … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

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

JUNO Award-winner Shawn Desman returns To Calgary & Edmonton this weekend

JUNO Award-winner Shawn Desman returns To Calgary & Edmonton this weekend

Calgary, AB – JUNO Award-winning singer-producer Shawn Desman is set to make his return to the province of Alberta this weekend with … Read More »

Kachinga releases tribute track “Donuts (We Go Trips)” in honour of J Dilla

Kachinga releases tribute track “Donuts (We Go Trips)” in honour of J Dilla

London, ON – London-Winnipeg artist Kachinga just dropped a new album teaser titled “Donuts (We Go Trips)” off the upcoming Sky Falling … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

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

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

Toronto, ON – This morning the Prism Prize released its annual Top 20 long list of Canadian music videos of the year. … Read More »

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

Lethbridge, AB – SonReal brings his No Warm Up Tour to Alberta this week with special guest Clairmont The Second. The tour … Read More »

Premiere: Check this BaxFam Cypher with Adlib, Pimpton, Brothers Grim & Alpha Omega

Premiere: Check this BaxFam Cypher with Adlib, Pimpton, Brothers Grim & Alpha Omega

Regina, SK – In anticipation of Adlib‘s upcoming Primitive Tomorrow album release (due out later this month), Adlib teamed up with BaxWar … Read More »

Txmmy introduces himself with his lustful first single “My Way” featuring Ashton

Txmmy introduces himself with his lustful first single “My Way” featuring Ashton

Edmonton, AB – At only 18 years old, artist/producer Txmmy is making waves with his smooth vocals that have been compared to the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

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

City On A Wave: CloudE discusses his latest track & putting Calgary on the map

City On A Wave: CloudE discusses his latest track & putting Calgary on the map

Calgary, AB – Calgary artist CloudE recently released a brand new single titled “City On A Wave” (produced by GoldFlame Beats).
“City On … Read More »

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

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

Toronto and the West Coast generally get the most credit for giving rise to promising rap talent, but Winnipeg’s Myazwe is making a smooth entry into the industry as one of the few … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 17

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 17

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

This weekend: Redman & Method Man live in Calgary on Jan. 28

This weekend: Redman & Method Man live in Calgary on Jan. 28

Calgary, AB – After rescheduling the date from their originally announced 2016 stop in Calgary, Def Jam’s Redman and Method Man are … Read More »

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

HipHopCanada’s Sarah Jay announced as panelist for CBC Music’s 2017 Searchlight

Calgary, AB – We’re very excited to announce that HipHopCanada’s Associate Editor-in-Chief – Sarah Jay – has just been announced as one … Read More »

112 to perform special Valentine’s Day show in Edmonton

112 to perform special Valentine’s Day show in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – Brought to you by Evan T. Rutherford and Nightshift Entertainment, 112 will hit Edmonton for a special Valentine’s Day … Read More »

Toronto-Winnipeg artist Kachinga previews new album with “Beyoncé” single

Toronto-Winnipeg artist Kachinga previews new album with “Beyoncé” single

Toronto, ON – “This song gives me life, the sample is beautiful.” – A YouTube comment perfectly describing the new album teaser … 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 »

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 »

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