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Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

Canadian Prairies Feature

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak the Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak The Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

Kardinal Offishall & Jus Reign presented Country Album of the Year at the JUNOs

Kardinal Offishall & Jus Reign presented Country Album of the Year at the JUNOs

Calgary, AB – Despite the fact that awards for specific musical genres are typically given out at the JUNO Awards pre-gale event … Read More »

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Five minutes with Allan Reid: A chat with the president & CEO of CARAS & JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – With JUNO Week well underway in Calgary, HipHopCanada was treated to a behind-the-scenes media tour this morning (courtesy of … Read More »

Win tickets to see Twiztid in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, or Lethbridge

Win tickets to see Twiztid in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, or Lethbridge

Calgary, AB – Widely considered two of the most important torchbearers for the Juggalo movement, horrorcore rap duo and ICP proteges Twiztid … Read More »

Calgary’s Humble Giants crew gears up for SXSW with this SXSW Freeverse video

Calgary’s Humble Giants crew gears up for SXSW with this SXSW Freeverse video

Calgary, AB – As the Humble Giants (MCs Beni J and Halfcut, and DJ C-SIK) get ready for their SXSW debut later … Read More »

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 20, the good people over at LiveNation brought Classified to MacEwan Ballroom in Calgary for a stop … Read More »

True Rhythm presents: Grime artist D Double E in Calgary and Lethbridge this week

True Rhythm presents: Grime artist D Double E in Calgary and Lethbridge this week

Calgary, AB – A few months ago I was moaning on about how someone needs to bring more grime to Canada because … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Lloyd Banks to perform at Edmonton’s YEG Event Centre on Dec. 2

Lloyd Banks to perform at Edmonton’s YEG Event Centre on Dec. 2

Edmonton, AB – Presented by G. Baki and Hitman, G-Unit’s Lloyd Banks will grace the stage of Edmonton’s YEG Event Centre on … Read More »

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