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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 Feature

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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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Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.

Please direct all general inquiries and content submissions to general@hiphopcanada.com. Please direct all advertising inquiries to sales@hiphopcanada.com.


Your Editor: Sarosh Rizvi

Contact Sarosh by e-mailing srizvi@hiphopcanada.com.


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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Classified & Serena Ryder kick-off JUNOs with “mash-up” performance [News]

Classified & Serena Ryder kick-off JUNOs with “mash-up” performance [News]

Winnipeg, MB – The 2014 JUNO Awards kicked off with a genre mash-up between Classified and indie rock artist Serena Ryder. The … Read More »

Redman receives custom kicks from Le Rock and True Rhythm in Calgary [News]

Redman receives custom kicks from Le Rock and True Rhythm in Calgary [News]

Calgary, AB – On Mar. 24, Redman rolled through Calgary to perform a show at Dickens Pub. And while he was in … Read More »

The Freestylimpics return: Mar. 29 in Calgary [News]

The Freestylimpics return: Mar. 29 in Calgary [News]

Calgary, AB – This upcoming Saturday, Calgary’s finest MCs go head-to-head at the second annual installation of The Freestylimpics. Last year, Calgary’s … Read More »

Lee’On – Promoted [Audio]

Lee’On – Promoted [Audio]

Edmonton, AB – Hailing from the up-and-coming KreepZone crew, Lee’On gives us those good vibes on “Promoted” (a single from his forthcoming … Read More »

Shosho Dania – A Nescient Mind [Video]

Shosho Dania – A Nescient Mind [Video]

Calgary, AB - Calgary has been killing the Prairies scene lately and Shosho Dania, is another reason why we need to keep YYC on … Read More »

Bone Thugs-In-Edmonton: Wish Bone & Krayzie Bone perform at Encore [Review]

Bone Thugs-In-Edmonton: Wish Bone & Krayzie Bone perform at Encore [Review]

Edmonton, AB – On Mar. 18, our friends over at Pearl Entertainment brought Bone Thugs-n-Harmony‘s Wish Bone and Krayzie Bone to Edmonton’s … Read More »

Joey Bada$$ announced as final headliner for Iron Mic Music Fest [News]

Joey Bada$$ announced as final headliner for Iron Mic Music Fest [News]

Edmonton, AB – The good people over at Iron Mic Music Fest announced that Joey Bada$$ will be joining Machine Gun Kelly, … Read More »

Doug Crawford – Reckless ft. Obie Trice [Video]

Doug Crawford – Reckless ft. Obie Trice [Video]

Edmonton, AB – “Reckless” is an understatement when Doug Crawford goes hard in his latest video featuring Obie Trice. The video was … Read More »

10 at 10: Vol. 30 (Outtatowners Edition) is happening on Wednesday [News]

10 at 10: Vol. 30 (Outtatowners Edition) is happening on Wednesday [News]

Calgary, AB – On Wednesday night, our 10 at 10 fam present a special Outtatowners Edition of the monthly hip-hop showcase at … Read More »

Win tickets to see Redman live in Calgary [Contest]

Win tickets to see Redman live in Calgary [Contest]

Calgary, AB –Last week we announced that our homies over at True Rhythm and Blind Justiz had booked Redman for a show … Read More »

It’s time to Turn Up, Turn Out at Hifi Club in Calgary [Article]

It’s time to Turn Up, Turn Out at Hifi Club in Calgary [Article]

Calgary, AB – On Mar. 11 a new night at Calgary’s Hifi Club called Turn Up Turn Out (TUTO) will fill a … Read More »

Evrlove Blake – Triangles, Circles & Squares [Review]

Evrlove Blake – Triangles, Circles & Squares [Review]

Edmonton, AB – It just happened. E-Town’s own Evrlove Blake finally dropped his debut Triangles, Circles & Squares mixtape. We’ve been waiting … Read More »

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Evrlove Blake: All about those Triangles, Circles, and Squares [Article]

Edmonton, AB – On Feb. 28, Edmonton’s own Evrlove Blake (of the Evrlove crew) releases his rookie Triangles, Circles & Squares mixtape. It’s … Read More »

10 at 10 Spotlight: Meeko G [Interview]

10 at 10 Spotlight: Meeko G [Interview]

Calgary, AB – For this month’s 10 at 10 Spotlight, we feature veteran MC and Calgary rookie, Meeko G. Those in attendance … Read More »

Factor – Miami Nights ft. Paranoid Castle [Audio]

Factor – Miami Nights ft. Paranoid Castle [Audio]

Saskatoon, SK – Hey everyone. It’s Friday today. But it’s not just any Friday. It’s the second installation of the Factor Friday’s … Read More »

Nova Rockafeller – 1990s [Video]

Nova Rockafeller – 1990s [Video]

Edmonton, AB –  Nova Rockafeller gets throwback grimy in her latest video “1990s.” A video game adventure takes you through Nova’s fav … Read More »

Trevon – Now I’m Making Hits [Video]

Trevon – Now I’m Making Hits [Video]

Calgary, AB – Calgary own 18-year-old Trevon has just released new visuals for his track “Now I’m Making Hits.” Trevon is one … Read More »

HHC X Beat Street West X Shaolin Sundays: Win tickets to the Golden Tour in Calgary [Contest]

HHC X Beat Street West X Shaolin Sundays: Win tickets to the Golden Tour in Calgary [Contest]

Calgary, AB – We recently made the announcement that the Golden Tour is rolling through Calgary on Feb. 25. That is— Relic, … Read More »

Dion Lynch – L.N.S.D. [Mixtape]

Dion Lynch – L.N.S.D. [Mixtape]

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 13, Dion Lynch dropped his latest project entitled L.N.S.D. This 13-track tape combines Lynch’s L.N.S.D. Vol 1 … Read More »

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