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Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

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J.Period & Jesse Williams join forces for Rise Up!; first single features Rhymefest & Xzibit

J.Period & Jesse Williams join forces for Rise Up!; first single features Rhymefest & Xzibit

Brooklyn, NY – From Marvin Gaye to Sam Cooke to Bob Dylan and beyond, Civil Rights struggles have a rich history of … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

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

You Feel Me? Toronto’s Infu talks new EP, “West Side” video, plans for 2017 & more

You Feel Me? Toronto’s Infu talks new EP, “West Side” video, plans for 2017 & more

Since first emerging on the Toronto hip-hop scene in 2010, rapper Infu has been working hard at…

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Party Monster: The Weeknd releases latest video in support of Starboy

Toronto, ON – The Weeknd released a new video on Thursday in support of his chart-topping album, Starboy. “Party Monster” – which … Read More »

Allan Rayman teams up with Jessie Reyez for “Repeat”; announces Roadhouse 01 album

Allan Rayman teams up with Jessie Reyez for “Repeat”; announces Roadhouse 01 album

Toronto, ON – Allan Rayman and Jessie Reyez recently teamed up for a brand new collaborative track titled “Repeat” off Allan’s forthcoming … Read More »

Sean Leon releases extended trailer for Life When You’re The Movie; set to premiere Jan. 23

Sean Leon releases extended trailer for Life When You’re The Movie; set to premiere Jan. 23

Toronto, ON – Sean Leon just released an extended trailer for his forthcoming Life When You’re The Movie film.
Life When You’re … Read More »

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Cabo San Lucas, MX – HipHopCanada brings you the premiere of the brand new Snak The Ripper video coming in support of … Read More »

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Vancouver, BC – Junk capped off 2016 with the release of his Snak The Ripper-directed video, “Saved Me.” The song, which also … Read More »

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

I Think You’ve Gone Mad: Here’s the transcribed version of Sean Leon’s interview with himself

Toronto, ON – On Dec. 23 2016, Toronto artist Sean Leon blew up the Internet by releasing an incredibly in-depth interview with … Read More »

Told Myself: Dre Barrs & Kareem Siyad release new video inspired by cult classic, The Warriors

Told Myself: Dre Barrs & Kareem Siyad release new video inspired by cult classic, The Warriors

Toronto, ON – Don’t miss the new Xplicit Films-directed “Told Myself” from Toronto’s Dre Barrs and Kareem Siyad. It was inspired by … Read More »

Premiere: Bane celebrates his birthday by linking with Ty Senoj for “Blood On My Hands”

Premiere: Bane celebrates his birthday by linking with Ty Senoj for “Blood On My Hands”

Brampton, ON – In celebration of his birthday today, Brampton-based Paranoia World artist Bane linked with Ty Senoj and Edeez for this … Read More »

The Come Up Show releases Part 2 of their Best Interviews of 2016

The Come Up Show releases Part 2 of their Best Interviews of 2016

Toronto, On – The Come Up Show releases Part 2 of their Best Interviews of 2016 piece. Check it out below.

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2017 at HipHopCanada, I decided I’d kick off the new year proper by delivering … Read More »

KG, Yogz & Fresh of Toronto’s ScrapGang release new mixtape, Already Signed

KG, Yogz & Fresh of Toronto’s ScrapGang release new mixtape, Already Signed

Toronto, ON – Toronto’s popular ScrapGang trio start 2017 off strong with the release of their new mixtape, Already Signed. It’s a 17-track … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

SmashMouth producer M Mac’s “Top 10 Beats of 2016”

SmashMouth producer M Mac’s “Top 10 Beats of 2016”

Hamilton, ON – This is always the best time of year for fun content reminding us of the year that was… a … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

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

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

DBLCRSS breaks down his 2016 blow-up & explains why you can’t just pay him for a beat

Hamilton, ON – Representing the GTA West, Hamilton based artist DBLCRSS was one of the best things to happen to the Canadian … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

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

IKENO breaks down his sticky new Nate Smith produced “Maple Surrp Freestyle”

IKENO breaks down his sticky new Nate Smith produced “Maple Surrp Freestyle”

Toronto, ON – Earlier this month Scarborough artist IKENO teamed up with frequent collaborator Nate Smith for this new record titled “Maple … Read More »

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

Regina, SK – If you’re anywhere near Regina on New Year’s Eve, make sure you make your way to The Exchange (2431 … Read More »

Sault Ste. Marie’s Outspoken Corboy pays tribute to Don Mulatto on “Talkin 2 Don”

Sault Ste. Marie’s Outspoken Corboy pays tribute to Don Mulatto on “Talkin 2 Don”

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Outspoken Corboy pays tribute to the homie Justice Donovan Levar aka Don Mulatto on a touching new … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

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

Nunavut artist B3auu talks about “Space (Ontherun)” & his EP in memory of his girlfriend

Nunavut artist B3auu talks about “Space (Ontherun)” & his EP in memory of his girlfriend

Iqaluit, NU – Iqaluit based artist B3auu (formerly of the Hamilton, ON based Bo$ Clique crew) recently released a brand new self-produced … Read More »

Tonight: 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive with Dan-e-o, Keysha Freshh, Rooks McCoy & more

Tonight: 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive with Dan-e-o, Keysha Freshh, Rooks McCoy & more

Toronto, ON – Tomorrow night marks the 2nd Annual Hip Hop Food Drive presented by our friends at Bring Ya Eh Game. … Read More »

EMP freezes time in their new short film for “Perfect Timing”

EMP freezes time in their new short film for “Perfect Timing”

Toronto, ON – Toronto/Brampton supergroup EMP just released a short film as the video treatment for their second official single “Perfect Timing”.
EMP … Read More »

Sean Leon fires back at Jazz Cartier on “FAV RAPPER / HUNDRED MILLION RELIGION”

Sean Leon fires back at Jazz Cartier on “FAV RAPPER / HUNDRED MILLION RELIGION”

Sean Leon opens fire on former collaborator and fellow Toronto rapper, Jazz Cartier.

Song of the Day: Toronto’s JigSaw builds on buzz with SuperStar O-prod. single, “Like A Benz”

Song of the Day: Toronto’s JigSaw builds on buzz with SuperStar O-prod. single, “Like A Benz”

Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is a hot new record by Toronto’s JigSaw that’s been tearing up the streets … Read More »

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

A week ago today, the Vogue Theatre opened its’ doors in downtown Vancouver for YG’s Fuck Donald Trump Tour.

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 10

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

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