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Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring K

Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring K

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Señorita: Harm Franklin discusses Calgary’s Top Secret producers & collaborating with Nessly

Señorita: Harm Franklin discusses Calgary’s Top Secret producers & collaborating with Nessly

Calgary, AB – Over the weekend Calgary artist Harm Franklin released a new flip of Justin Timberlake’s cult classic record “Señorita.” The … Read More »

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

Vancouver, BC – It’s a Friday evening in the sunny coastal city, and the energetic lines of youth stretch around UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium. … Read More »

This is why you need to listen to Justin Trash’s new two-track Ex Boyfriend EP

This is why you need to listen to Justin Trash’s new two-track Ex Boyfriend EP

Toronto, ON – The amount of talent coming from the Uptown movement in Toronto is not to be ignored and Justin Trash … Read More »

Saudin sets the tone with his new video for “Sunset” off Before I Met You

Saudin sets the tone with his new video for “Sunset” off Before I Met You

Toronto, ON – Following the release of his debut EP Before I Met You, Saudin is back with a music video for … Read More »

Call Me: Toronto’s Nav & Metro Boomin drop new video in support of Perfect Timing

Call Me: Toronto’s Nav & Metro Boomin drop new video in support of Perfect Timing

Toronto, ON – XO producer/MC Nav and super-producer Metro Boomin have released new visuals in support of their Perfect Timing mixtape. “Call … Read More »

London artist K Koke drops new visuals for “D Set Ting” featuring Pressa

London artist K Koke drops new visuals for “D Set Ting” featuring Pressa

London, UK – Coming in support of his recently released mixtape, Pure Koke IV, USG recording artist K Koke drops new visuals … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 46

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 46

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

Discover Toronto artist MĪRAJ with his new singles “Cuz of You” & “Hell Naw”

Discover Toronto artist MĪRAJ with his new singles “Cuz of You” & “Hell Naw”

Toronto, ON – Breaking his hiatus from music which has spanned almost a year, Toronto-based singer/songwriter MĪRAJ recently dropped two new tracks and … Read More »

“Way Too Much” of anything is a problem: Check 199V’s new track with Jei Bandit, JT Soul & jamvvis

“Way Too Much” of anything is a problem: Check 199V’s new track with Jei Bandit, JT Soul & jamvvis

Montreal, QC – Montreal up-and-comer and Oddio Ent artist 199V recently teamed up with fellow MTLiens Jei Bandit and JT Soul for … Read More »

Don’t Talk To Me: This new track by Cadence Weapon & FrancisGotHeat might make you rethink your friends

Don’t Talk To Me: This new track by Cadence Weapon & FrancisGotHeat might make you rethink your friends

Toronto, ON – Earlier this week Edmonton native Cadence Weapon (aka: Rollie Pemberton) dropped a brand new single titled “Don’t Talk To … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 45

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 45

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

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – If you haven’t heard the news about Bryson Tiller bringing his signature brand of Trapsoul to Vancouver, stop sleeping. … Read More »

DillanPonders got his first MuchFACT grant & used it to make a video for “Heaven”

DillanPonders got his first MuchFACT grant & used it to make a video for “Heaven”

Toronto, ON – As he gears up to release No Mans Land on Aug. 30, SMMG artist DillanPonders just released a brand … Read More »

What Time Is It?! I don’t care! Because Lou Phelps & Innanet James dropped a new video

What Time Is It?! I don’t care! Because Lou Phelps & Innanet James dropped a new video

Montreal, QC – This weekend Lou Phelps teamed up with Innanet James to release this Christian Boakye-Agyeman directed video for “What Time … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 44

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 44

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

Fallen: Jay Glavany discusses what love really feels like & what it’s like to co-produce with dF

Fallen: Jay Glavany discusses what love really feels like & what it’s like to co-produce with dF

Toronto, ON – Last night at midnight, Toronto artist Jay Glavany released a brand new single titled “Fallen” in collaboration with Mauj … Read More »

After 18 years, Saukrates drops extended re-release of The Underground Tapes classic

After 18 years, Saukrates drops extended re-release of The Underground Tapes classic

Toronto, ON – Veteran artist/producer Saukrates is a living legend and his 1999 full-length debut is arguably in the Top 10 Canadian … Read More »

Win tix to the 199Z Music Fest featuring Derin Falana, Mickey Blue, Keffaleng, Sayzee & more

Win tix to the 199Z Music Fest featuring Derin Falana, Mickey Blue, Keffaleng, Sayzee & more

Toronto, ON – This coming Wednesday, August 16, make your way to Adelaide Hall (250 Adelaide Street West) for 199Z Cypher’s first … Read More »

“Concrete And Caviar” We Love Hip Hop Ep. 23 with Toronto’s Concrete Mob

“Concrete And Caviar” We Love Hip Hop Ep. 23 with Toronto’s Concrete Mob

Toronto, ON – Big shouts to Deuce Deuce and Black Jack of Toronto’s Concrete Mob for coming through and blessing We Love … Read More »

No Rain, No Flowers: WILL breaks down her new song with City Fidelia

No Rain, No Flowers: WILL breaks down her new song with City Fidelia

Toronto, ON – One of my favourite artists coming up this year, Toronto vocalist WILL recently teamed up with City Fidelia to … Read More »

Raiel talks “Wrong Turn,” his upcoming project, Deep Blue and making music that inspires

Raiel talks “Wrong Turn,” his upcoming project, Deep Blue and making music that inspires

A couple months back we had the chance to interview West Coast artist Raiel about his developing sound, and his greater artistic identity.

Toronto’s Gangis Khan looks to unite city with new 22-track mixtape, Bad Karma

Toronto’s Gangis Khan looks to unite city with new 22-track mixtape, Bad Karma

Gangis Khan is doing just that with his new mixtape, Bad Karma. The 22-track release dropped about an hour ago and is jam packed with guest appearances from artists all across Toronto.

Seth Dyer explains how to be a successful DIY artist & how to make something from “Nothing”

Seth Dyer explains how to be a successful DIY artist & how to make something from “Nothing”

Toronto, ON – As he gears up for his upcoming performance at Adelaide Hall for 199Z Fest, Toronto artist Seth Dyer just … Read More »

Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring Kardinal Offishall

Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring Kardinal Offishall

Halifax, NS – Neon Dreams has gone gold! Yesterday, Music Canada officially certified the Halifax band’s hit “Marching Bands,” featuring Kardinal Offishall, … Read More »

“Licked My Neck From Here To Here!” We Love Hip Hop Ep. 22 with tattoo artist Christine Noble

“Licked My Neck From Here To Here!” We Love Hip Hop Ep. 22 with tattoo artist Christine Noble

Episode 22 of We Love Hip Hop features a wicked convo with tattoo artist extraordinaire, Christine Noble. We discuss the union of hip-hop and tattoos, difficult customers and more.

I M U R discusses summer road life & why they want their music to make you uncomfortable

I M U R discusses summer road life & why they want their music to make you uncomfortable

Vancouver, BC – Amidst a summer tour on the festival circuit, Vancouver trio I M U R has had an exciting start … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 42

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 42

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

Recap: Jalen Santoy shines through at this year’s NXNE Festival 2017

Recap: Jalen Santoy shines through at this year’s NXNE Festival 2017

Toronto, ON – For decades, NXNE has been a proud moment for Toronto culture and its diverse music scene. It is a … Read More »

Photos: Fetty Wap, Migos, Maurice Moore, Daniel Caesar, Lil Yachty & DJ Acro at Bluesfest

Photos: Fetty Wap, Migos, Maurice Moore, Daniel Caesar, Lil Yachty & DJ Acro at Bluesfest

Ottawa, ON – Despite some weather issues, most people we’ve spoken to have had nothing but positive things to say about his … Read More »

Photos: Ottawa’s own Made Wade & DJ Alive at Bluesfest; listen to My Monstrosities

Photos: Ottawa’s own Made Wade & DJ Alive at Bluesfest; listen to My Monstrosities

Ottawa, ON – On Saturday July 8th, Ottawa artist Made Wade performed live on the City Stage with veteran local DJ Alive … Read More »

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