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Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Lou Phelps discusses 001: Experiments & why Montreal isn’t ready to have its own sound yet

Montreal, QC – Earlier this month, Montreal artist Lou Phelps released his debut solo project titled 001: Experiments.
The eight-track project marks the … Read More »

Photos: Big Sean live at the 2017 iHeartRadio Fest during Canadian Music Week in Toronto

Photos: Big Sean live at the 2017 iHeartRadio Fest during Canadian Music Week in Toronto

Toronto, ON – The 2017 iHeartRadio Fest inside Rebel featured some great talent including multi–platinum, Grammy-nominated artist, Big Sean, who came to … Read More »

UNCRWND Volume 4 gearing up to be one of the hottest events in Toronto this May

UNCRWND Volume 4 gearing up to be one of the hottest events in Toronto this May

Toronto, ON – One of our new star contributors, Stefan Calabrese aka CALABRU, has a big event coming up that we’re thrilled … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 29

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 29

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

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Catching up with Riff Raff: The road from Mad Decent signee to Neon Nation kingpin

Calgary, AB – Today marks the Calgary stop of Houston rapper Riff Raff’s four-month world tour. The Canadian leg, in particular, is … Read More »

Song of the Day: Devon Tracy previews Life After Midnight with G Dot-directed “Brothers” video

Song of the Day: Devon Tracy previews Life After Midnight with G Dot-directed “Brothers” video

Mississauga, ON – Check out Devon Tracy’s new G Dot-directed visuals for his latest single, “Brothers.” The track is a warm up … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 28

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 28

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

Manifesto 11 to feature Majid Jordan, The Internet, Sean Leon, Derin Falana & more

Manifesto 11 to feature Majid Jordan, The Internet, Sean Leon, Derin Falana & more

Toronto, ON – We really need to give it up to Che Kothari and the Manifesto team. The annual festival has become … Read More »

T Dot Stand Up: Toronto duo Primal Winds pay tribute to city with album debut

T Dot Stand Up: Toronto duo Primal Winds pay tribute to city with album debut

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 9, 2017 – It was February 2016 when Iron Wind and Primordial Emcee, two-thirds of Toronto … Read More »

Here’s what happened during the first ever Canadian Juggalo Weekend

Here’s what happened during the first ever Canadian Juggalo Weekend

Calgary, AB – It’s Friday afternoon around three o’clock and I’m walking towards Marquee Beer Market & Stage for day one of … Read More »

Wasiu teases MTLIENS 2 by initiating a “Snow Mexican” invasion

Wasiu teases MTLIENS 2 by initiating a “Snow Mexican” invasion

Montreal, QC – Earlier this week Montreal artist Wasiu finally dropped a brand new track titled “Snow Mexican” as the lead single … Read More »

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Faint and Uncertain Though They Were: cannonhead breaks down their brand new EP

Last week Montreal’s cannonhead duo released a brand new five-track EP titled Faint and … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 27

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 27

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

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

12AM breaks down his Afterparty EP & discusses finally being able to open up in his music

12AM breaks down his Afterparty EP & discusses finally being able to open up in his music

Toronto, ON – Earlier this month Toronto recording artist 12AM released his eight-track EP titled Afterparty.
Afterparty is a dark, emotive EP about … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

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

Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz of Onyx headline at The Smiling Buddha in Toronto on April 6

Fredro Starr & Sticky Fingaz of Onyx headline at The Smiling Buddha in Toronto on April 6

Toronto, ON – Hip-hop legends Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz return to Toronto on April 6 for a highly anticipated show inside … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 24

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 24

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

Cruising: A conversation with Derin Falana about finally being able to focus on music full-time

Cruising: A conversation with Derin Falana about finally being able to focus on music full-time

Brampton, ON – Earlier this week, Brampton artist Derin Falana released a brand new single and video titled “Cruising” to mark a … Read More »

Tons of great new Canadian hip-hop featured on Ep. 82 of SARS Radio with TRA & DJ Law

Tons of great new Canadian hip-hop featured on Ep. 82 of SARS Radio with TRA & DJ Law

Toronto, ON – Hosts TRA and DJ Law return for another episode of SARS Radio. The mix features new music from Blacka … Read More »

Mutari changes gears with new SASCHA-produced gem “Switch Up”

Mutari changes gears with new SASCHA-produced gem “Switch Up”

Toronto, ON – In gearing up for his debut EP, Toronto’s Mutari drops one of his most versatile tracks yet. Coming off … Read More »

Teddy Fantum makes strong debut on Toronto scene with revealing Help Me album

Teddy Fantum makes strong debut on Toronto scene with revealing Help Me album

Toronto, ON – Teddy Fantum’s debut project Help Me is an open cry for those battling with mental demons and past scars. … Read More »

Watch Sean Leon’s short film “81 or (UNTIL THE WATER TURNS BLACK AND IT GETS TOO DEEP)”

Watch Sean Leon’s short film “81 or (UNTIL THE WATER TURNS BLACK AND IT GETS TOO DEEP)”

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week Sean Leon released a brand new short psychological horror film titled “81 or (UNTIL THE WATER … Read More »

D-Sisive, Theo3, Loe Pesci & more to perform at The Cookout in Hamilton on March 12

D-Sisive, Theo3, Loe Pesci & more to perform at The Cookout in Hamilton on March 12

Hamilton, ON – If you like good food and good music, you need to make your way to The Cookout this Sunday … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 23

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 23

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

Peter Jackson releases the “On A Wave” video

Peter Jackson releases the “On A Wave” video

After premiering on Much this past Thursday, Peter Jackson’s “On A Wave” video has made its online … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 22

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 22

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

Live Fast, Die Young: Toronto’s G Milla hits the mark with LFDY EP

Live Fast, Die Young: Toronto’s G Milla hits the mark with LFDY EP

Toronto, ON – If there were ever six songs that perfectly epitomized the life of the modern day Toronto antihero in one … Read More »

Song of the Day: Ramsay Almighty enlists producer Geo for latest single, “Wake”

Song of the Day: Ramsay Almighty enlists producer Geo for latest single, “Wake”

Waterloo, ON – Following his performance earlier this month at the Drake Underground with TOBi, Ramsay Almighty is back with his latest … Read More »

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 »

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