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Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

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Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 29, our friends over at True Rhythm brought Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz of ONYX to Calgary … Read More »

Dizzy stays on top of his game with new mixtape Been Dizzy

Dizzy stays on top of his game with new mixtape Been Dizzy

Edmonton, AB – Nearly six years ago, HipHopCanada profiled Edmonton product and well regarded MC, Dizzy. While interviewed he was asked what … Read More »

Doom Squad’s NineLivez releases solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z

Doom Squad’s NineLivez releases solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z

Edmonton, AB – In Fall 2015, Doom Squad member NineLivez released his second solo project, Nickel Plated 9’z. The album fittingly consists … Read More »

Migki Barrz makes his Prairies debut with new single “MVP”

Migki Barrz makes his Prairies debut with new single “MVP”

Edmonton, AB – Introducing Migki Barzz, making his HipHopCanada debut with the new single “MVP.” Born in Jamaica and coming up in … Read More »

Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Show Review: Here’s what happened when ONYX came to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 29, our friends over at True Rhythm brought Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz of ONYX to Calgary … Read More »

Ramsay Almighty starts off 2016 strong with new singles: Miami, Kola Champagne, Ari Ferrari

Ramsay Almighty starts off 2016 strong with new singles: Miami, Kola Champagne, Ari Ferrari

Kitchener, ON – “Big city dreams for a small city kid.” – Up-and-coming producer/MC Ramsay Almighty has a party in “Miami” in … Read More »

Attention Producers: Check out this new weekly Feedback Friday sample challenge

Attention Producers: Check out this new weekly Feedback Friday sample challenge

Calgary, AB – I recently caught wind of a super dope development within the production community that I want to share with … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … Read More »

Premiere: Kwame Dolo shows up with “Layup”

Premiere: Kwame Dolo shows up with “Layup”

Saskatoon, SK – Kwame Dolo is a promising young Saskatoon rapper who has been grinding over the last year to make a … Read More »

Mitchell Lawler & Conch release anticipated new single “Open and Close”

Mitchell Lawler & Conch release anticipated new single “Open and Close”

Edmonton, AB – After taking a hiatus from releasing material, Edmonton’s Mitchell Lawler dropped his latest single “Open and Close” featuring fellow … Read More »

Premiere: Pimpton just dropped the video for his track with 40 Cal. titled “Mob Ties”

Premiere: Pimpton just dropped the video for his track with 40 Cal. titled “Mob Ties”

Regina, SK – Originally published Jan. 26, 2016 – We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Pimpton and the … Read More »

Contest: Win tickets to see ONYX live in Calgary or Lethbridge

Contest: Win tickets to see ONYX live in Calgary or Lethbridge

Calgary, AB – Our friends over at True Rhythm are bringing legendary OG rappers Sticky Fingaz and Fredro Starr of ONYX to … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Win tickets to see N.O.R.E. (aka: Noreaga) live in Calgary on Jan. 15

Win tickets to see N.O.R.E. (aka: Noreaga) live in Calgary on Jan. 15

Calgary, AB – On Jan. 15, our friends over at True Rhythm and Just Haze bring N.O.R.E. (aka: Noreaga) to Calgary for … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2016, our HipHopCanada team members are wrapping up 2015 with a series of lists … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 28, 2015 – To wrap up 2015, our team members here at HipHopCanada are crafting up … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Favourite Pictures I Shot In 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 10 Favourite Pictures I Shot In 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 26, 2015 – As 2015 comes to an end, our HipHopCanada fam has decided to put … Read More »

Review: k-os’ return to Edmonton an overall success

Review: k-os’ return to Edmonton an overall success

Edmonton, AB – I must say, there is something truly spectacular about a live band that brings out the energy and excitement … Read More »

Ramborghini Beats dropped the XIX beat tape & told us about their first beat battle in Calgary

Ramborghini Beats dropped the XIX beat tape & told us about their first beat battle in Calgary

Edmonton, AB – Edmonton production duo Ramborghini Beats (aka: JDATS and Feddica$h) just hit us with this new beat tape titled XIX … Read More »

Here’s what happened when The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to Calgary

Here’s what happened when The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Nov. 29, XO’s kingpin, pop megastar The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour through the Saddledome in Calgary. … Read More »

Triple Crown’s Young Tox takes new heights in “Gravity”

Triple Crown’s Young Tox takes new heights in “Gravity”

Edmonton, AB – Triple Crown’s Young Tox yet again proves his skill and precision as an MC in his recent video “Gravity.” … Read More »

Review: Lloyd Banks leaves Edmonton crowd wanting more at the YEG Event Centre

Review: Lloyd Banks leaves Edmonton crowd wanting more at the YEG Event Centre

Edmonton, AB – Short and sweet. Perhaps those are the best words to describe Lloyd Banks’ set at Edmonton’s YEG Event Centre … Read More »

Last Call! Win tickets to see k-os live at Edmonton’s Union Hall on Dec. 11

Last Call! Win tickets to see k-os live at Edmonton’s Union Hall on Dec. 11

Edmonton, AB – I’m just going to cut to the chase. Toronto-native and famed recording artist, k-os, is performing live at Edmonton’s … Read More »

My Hoverboard: Saskatoon’s J Staxx makes waves with new viral hit

My Hoverboard: Saskatoon’s J Staxx makes waves with new viral hit

Saskatoon, SK – J Staxx, not to be confused with controversial Toronto rapper with a similar name, releases his highly explicit visuals … Read More »

Contest: Win two tickets to KOTD’s #Frostbite2 event in Calgary

Contest: Win two tickets to KOTD’s #Frostbite2 event in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Dec. 5, our friends over at King of the Dot bring #FrostBite2 to Distortion in Calgary. The event … Read More »

We caught up with Sketch Menace & Chedda Cheese to talk about KOTD’s #Frostbite2

We caught up with Sketch Menace & Chedda Cheese to talk about KOTD’s #Frostbite2

Calgary, AB – In case you missed the memo, King Of The Dot‘s highly anticipated #Frostbite2 event is taking place in Calgary … Read More »

Late Laroy pays homage to Dre & Snoop with “Like It’s 96”

Late Laroy pays homage to Dre & Snoop with “Like It’s 96”

Toronto, ON – Late Laroy’s most recent release may be titled “Like It’s 96,” but, for the older listeners like myself (without … Read More »

Tonight in Calgary: Lexington Ave Culture Spot presents Duelling DJs

Tonight in Calgary: Lexington Ave Culture Spot presents Duelling DJs

Calgary, AB – Tonight Calgary sees the first ever installation of a dope new Duelling DJs night a Flames Central featuring the … Read More »

Pimpton just dropped a new video and he wants you all to “Buck Up”

Pimpton just dropped a new video and he wants you all to “Buck Up”

Regina, SK – C.J.E. rapper Pimpton just hit us with his latest video release for “Buck Up” (produced by longtime Pimpton collaborator … Read More »

Contest: Win Lloyd Banks meet-and-greet tickets in Calgary & Edmonton

Contest: Win Lloyd Banks meet-and-greet tickets in Calgary & Edmonton

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada has teamed up with G. Baki to give away free Lloyd Banks V.I.P. meet-and-greet tickets in both Calgary … Read More »

G.Baki & Higher Learnin’ present: Lloyd Banks live at Marquee in Calgary on Dec. 3

G.Baki & Higher Learnin’ present: Lloyd Banks live at Marquee in Calgary on Dec. 3

Calgary, AB – On Dec. 3, G.Baki & Higher Learnin’ bring G-Unit’s own Lloyd Banks to Calgary for a show at Marquee … Read More »

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