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Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

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Here’s what happened when Busdriver performed at Sled Island 2017

Here’s what happened when Busdriver performed at Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From June 21 – 25 the annual Sled Island music festival took over the city of Calgary for a … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

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

We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

We Can: Kranium talks Tory Lanez, XXL’s Freshman list, Jamaican food & more

Ottawa, ON – Our friends over at Envy Magazine were on hand for the Ottawa debut of dancehall artist, Kranium. The Montego … Read More »

Premiere: Troy Joe returns from his hiatus to release new video for “Growing Up”

Premiere: Troy Joe returns from his hiatus to release new video for “Growing Up”

Toronto, ON – Following the monstrous release of his Rich Nobody EP in 2016, Troy Joe has stayed pretty quiet for most … Read More »

Review: Future returns to Edmonton for the Nobody Safe Tour

Review: Future returns to Edmonton for the Nobody Safe Tour

Edmonton, AB – On June 7, Future made his return to Rogers Place in support of his headlining Nobody Safe Tour featuring … Read More »

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From Jun. 21 to Jun. 25, the annual Sled Island music festival takes over Calgary for a week … Read More »

EverythingOShauN discusses his two new tracks, working with Minty Burns & “Neva” giving up

EverythingOShauN discusses his two new tracks, working with Minty Burns & “Neva” giving up

Earlier this month Brampton artist EverythingOShauN dropped a monstrous two-track release for … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 37

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 37

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

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

The HipHopCanada recap of HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

East Rutherford, NJ – Another moment in hip-hop history was made at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017. With a plethora of lively … Read More »

Wasiu discusses his “No Jumper” video & what it actually means to be untouchable

Wasiu discusses his “No Jumper” video & what it actually means to be untouchable

Montreal, QC – Earlier this month, Montreal artist and resident MTLien Wasiu finally released his highly anticipated new Snow Mexican EP, along … Read More »

Hasta La Vista: Eazy John$on shares new video and wants you to turn up

Hasta La Vista: Eazy John$on shares new video and wants you to turn up

Milton, ON – Milton-based artist Eazy John$on puts you in the mood to vibe out in the latest video release for “Hasta … Read More »

Premiere: Hamilton artists DBLCRSS & Jay Portal discuss their new grunge-trap “Rockstar” anthem

Premiere: Hamilton artists DBLCRSS & Jay Portal discuss their new grunge-trap “Rockstar” anthem

Hamilton, ON – We’re very excited to announce this exclusive new premiere out of Hamilton for the track “Rockstar” by DBLCRSS … Read More »

Myniakal is dead: SRRYINADVNCE’s frontman is now Mykal Gannon & he just dropped a new track

Myniakal is dead: SRRYINADVNCE’s frontman is now Mykal Gannon & he just dropped a new track

Toronto, ON – After years of releasing content under the moniker Myniakal, the SRRYINADVNCE frontman Mykal Gannon is back with a new … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 36

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 36

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

Bass N Tings to feature EverythingOShauN, Staasia Daniels, EBHONI & more; June 28

Bass N Tings to feature EverythingOShauN, Staasia Daniels, EBHONI & more; June 28

Toronto, ON – If you’re in the GTA on June 28, Supermarket Restaurant and Bar (268 Augusta Avenue) is the place to … Read More »

Live From Larstone: Adam Bomb & Big Sproxx drop highly anticipated (& overdue) album

Live From Larstone: Adam Bomb & Big Sproxx drop highly anticipated (& overdue) album

Toronto, ON – Adam Bomb and Big Sproxx are two of the most talented and respected members of the Toronto hip-hop community. … Read More »

The anatomy of the MTLien: Wasiu on Outkast’s influence & how MTL shaped his identity

The anatomy of the MTLien: Wasiu on Outkast’s influence & how MTL shaped his identity

Montreal, QC – Last month Montreal artist Wasiu released his origin anthem track “MTLien”, produced by Montreal super producers Tommy Kruise and … Read More »

DJ Khaled, Tory Lanez, Migos & more to perform at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

DJ Khaled, Tory Lanez, Migos & more to perform at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2017

East Rutherford, NJ – HOT 97 is back with hip-hop’s biggest summer kick-off party Summer Jam! The annual festival goes down Sunday, … Read More »

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Diamond In The Rough: Belleville’s Stylin’ Flow talk events, violence in hip-hop & more

Belleville, ON – As a writer, it’s my due diligence to be honest to the wonderful people who take the time out … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 35

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 35

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

If you want to hear ACTUAL bars, than look no further then R|P

If you want to hear ACTUAL bars, than look no further then R|P

Toronto, ON – On my journey to find quality music, with something meaningful behind the words, I stumbled across R|P. I got … Read More »

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb’s Snak The Ripper and Good Friday Entertainment recently announced Snak’s forthcoming Canadian tour which will be reaching … Read More »

The Free talks about his new track “Calypso” & why he hates the word “genre”

The Free talks about his new track “Calypso” & why he hates the word “genre”

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week Sudan-born, United Arab Emirates-raised, and Toronto-based artist The Free (formerly Eeshii The Free) released a brand … Read More »

CRTC kills funding for MuchFACT & BravoFACT; Sign the Change.org petition

CRTC kills funding for MuchFACT & BravoFACT; Sign the Change.org petition

Ottawa, ON – Originally published May 22, 2017 – It goes without saying, MuchFACT has been a vital tool in the development … Read More »

Young M.A. conquers May-Long weekend with memorable Vancouver show

Young M.A. conquers May-Long weekend with memorable Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – Originally published May 22, 2017 – Wrapping up the last date of her Canadian tour, Brooklyn’s Young M.A. touched down … Read More »

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Daddy Issues: Wasiu talks about making psychological rap that’s disguised as stripper rap

Montreal, QC – At the beginning of the month, Montreal artist Wasiu released a new single titled “Daddy Issues.”
The track was produced … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 33

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 33

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

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from everything”

Toronto, ON – At the end of last month, Toronto artist VNCHY teamed up with S.L.M.N. and GoldenBoy for a brand … Read More »

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Ottawa, ON – It’s taken a decade, but the Ottawa Senators have made it back to the Eastern Conference Finals of the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 32

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 32

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

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