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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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Dillin Hoox releases the “Therapy” video in support of album debut

Dillin Hoox releases the “Therapy” video in support of album debut

Ottawa, ON – Just over a week after releasing his creative “Spirit” video (28,000+ views to date), Kurdish-Canadian rapper Dillin Hoox is … Read More »

Cadence Weapon & Kaytranada premiere “My Crew (Woooo)” on Zane Lowe’s Beats1 show

Cadence Weapon & Kaytranada premiere “My Crew (Woooo)” on Zane Lowe’s Beats1 show

Montreal, QC – Toronto based artist Cadence Weapon (formerly of Edmonton) recently teamed up with Montreal super-producer Kaytranada for the release of … 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 »

Premiere: You need to watch this new EverythingOShauN video for “Broke”

Premiere: You need to watch this new EverythingOShauN video for “Broke”

Brampton, ON – Today is my birthday and I am incredibly excited to announce that I have teamed up with Brampton artist … Read More »

50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

50 Cent, Fetty Wap, Migos, DJ Mustard, Night Lovell & more to perform at Bluesfest 2017

Ottawa, ON – RBC Bluesfest 2017 has some big names coming to Ottawa, some for their National Capital Region … Read More »

Check out Episode 79 of SARS Radio featuring Peter Jackson, Syph, Pressa & more

Check out Episode 79 of SARS Radio featuring Peter Jackson, Syph, Pressa & more

Toronto, ON – Episode 79 of SARS Radio has been uploaded and is ready for you to check out in its entirety. … Read More »

This year’s WayHome Fest features Jazz Cartier, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Jahkoy & more

This year’s WayHome Fest features Jazz Cartier, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, Jahkoy & more

Oro-Medonte, ON – The south-central Ontario township of Oro-Medonte is the place to be between July 28 and 30 as it hosts … Read More »

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

CMW 2017 to feature Earl Sweatshirt, Hopsin, Wasiu, Haviah Mighty & hundreds more

Toronto, ON – It’s almost time for Canadian Music Week! Between April 18 and 23, you’ll be treated to events featuring a … Read More »

California: UK-Toronto artist Gov breaks down his new record off forthcoming The Roses EP

California: UK-Toronto artist Gov breaks down his new record off forthcoming The Roses EP

Toronto, ON – UK-Toronto artist Gov recently released a brand new single titled “California” (produced by RDY) off his upcoming new EP … 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 »

Canadian producer Frank Dukes featured on new self-titled Future album

Canadian producer Frank Dukes featured on new self-titled Future album

Atlanta, GA – Following the release of his 2016 album, EVOL, Future released a new album today after first announcing it would … Read More »

Ottawa’s Cashtro Crosby enlists RJ to direct his new “Type of Bars” freestyle

Ottawa’s Cashtro Crosby enlists RJ to direct his new “Type of Bars” freestyle

Ottawa, ON – Cashtro Crosby goes in on Dave East’s “Type of Time” instrumental for his new “Type of Bars” freestyle. The … Read More »

Life Of a PI: Montreal’s Boy6lue drops “Real One” & “Blues Nursery” in advance of EP

Life Of a PI: Montreal’s Boy6lue drops “Real One” & “Blues Nursery” in advance of EP

Montreal, QC – With his Life Of a PI EP on the way, Real City rapper Boy6lue has released a pair of … 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 »

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: You need to listen to Sean Leon’s new 20-track album

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: You need to listen to Sean Leon’s new 20-track album

Toronto, ON – Earlier this month Toronto artist Sean Leon finally released his highly anticipated, long-awaited 20-track album entitled I Think You’ve … Read More »

Toronto MC & entrepreneur TRA talks SARS Radio & other new projects

Toronto MC & entrepreneur TRA talks SARS Radio & other new projects

Toronto, ON – The SARS Network is one of the most recognized and celebrated hip-hop brands coming out of Toronto. The S.A.R.S. … Read More »

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

CARAS announces JUNO Awards nominations for Rap Recording of the Year

Ottawa, ON – Earlier today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) released the nominations for the 2017 JUNO Awards. … Read More »

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Theo3 & Big Sproxx come together for “RAV4”

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Theo3 & Big Sproxx come together for “RAV4”

Toronto, ON – Our latest Song of the Day is the latest single from veteran Toronto rapper and lyricist extraordinaire, Theo3.
“RAV 4” … Read More »

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Vancouver, BC – Veteran’s El-P and Killer Mike officially kicked off their Run The World Tour in January and the first Canadian … Read More »

Montreal’s Speng Squire drops a string of dope freestyles including his latest, “Rambo”

Montreal’s Speng Squire drops a string of dope freestyles including his latest, “Rambo”

Montreal, QC – Up-and-comer Speng Squire steps on to the scene with a string of new freestyle visuals powered by Michael Jacobs. … Read More »

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU – Nunavut artist B3auu (formerly of the Hamilton, ON based Bo$ Clique crew) recently released his latest solo project, PostCard: … 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 »

Dark Matter: Johnny Darko talks about his new EP & why it’s his most authentic release ever

Dark Matter: Johnny Darko talks about his new EP & why it’s his most authentic release ever

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Johnny Darko recently teamed up with Cream to release this new three-track EP titled Dark Matter, as … Read More »

Create. Define. Release: After more than a decade, CDR Toronto’s support hasn’t wavered

Create. Define. Release: After more than a decade, CDR Toronto’s support hasn’t wavered

When the group’s run with Sony Music and MO ‘Wax came to an end, he sought to create a safe space where young artists could play their works in progress, develop their … Read More »

You need to listen to Derek Wise’s debut 14-track Inglorious LP

You need to listen to Derek Wise’s debut 14-track Inglorious LP

Toronto, ON – On Jan. 30, XO affiliate Derek Wise released his highly anticipated, long-awaited debut Inglorious LP.
The 14-track album consists entirely … Read More »

Clairmont The Second enters partnership with Black Box; kicks off tour with SonReal

Clairmont The Second enters partnership with Black Box; kicks off tour with SonReal

Toronto, ON – When you’re rising teenaged Toronto-based rap phenomenon Clairmont The Second, and you’ve had the most successful year of your … Read More »

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Vancouver, BC – Bringing together all things lit, Fortune Sound Club, Miss Envy Botanicals and Mota Green Meds joined forces to host two … Read More »

Premiere: Ottawa artist Pter P releases his highly anticipated debut LIT album

Premiere: Ottawa artist Pter P releases his highly anticipated debut LIT album

Ottawa, ON – We’re very excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Ottawa artist Pter P for the premiere of his … Read More »

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Puffy L’z connects with UK artist Nafe Smallz  for “SuperStar”

Song of the Day: Toronto’s Puffy L’z connects with UK artist Nafe Smallz for “SuperStar”

Toronto, ON – Since Drake and Skepta’s allegiance has come to light in the past couple of years, there’s been an increasing … 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 »

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