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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

West Coast Canada

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Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from the West Coast region of Canada (Vancouver, Victoria and surrounding regions in British Columbia), or events taking place in a West Coast location, can be found in this category. The West Coast Canada team is headed by Vancouver-based KassKills and is comprised of various members of the West Coast scene. If you are interested in joining the West Coast team or in getting your story covered, please contact Kass at kasskills@hiphopcanada.com.


Vancouver, British Columbia

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Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.

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Your Editor: KassKills

Born in Ontario but raised on the West Coast, Kass is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada’s West Coast Editor by night. Along with that she takes on the role of stylist and social network sweetheart to her media productions company, Team Heartbreak as well as occasional writer for Abort Magazine. Throughout her journey she has had the opportunity to interview and photograph some amazing artists including Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Kool Keith and JD Era.


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Snak The Ripper – Karma [Audio]

Snak The Ripper – Karma [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – “You better treat people good if you lookin’ for respect/ It’s a simple principle, what you give is what … Read More »

Snak The Ripper – Karma [Audio]

Snak The Ripper – Karma [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – “You better treat people good if you lookin’ for respect/ It’s a simple principle, what you give is what … Read More »

Ghostface Killah teams up with Sheek Louch in Vancouver [Review]

Ghostface Killah teams up with Sheek Louch in Vancouver [Review]

Vancouver, BC - The Venue nightclub was treated to the stellar catalogue of Ghostface Killah classics at Venue Live this week but before The … Read More »

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Vancouver, BC/Winnipeg, MB - Remember how you’ve been bumping 36 Chambers since 7th grade and all you’ve ever wanted was to see every Wu-Tang … Read More »

J. Dohe – Colour Television [EP]

J. Dohe – Colour Television [EP]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published April 21, 2014 – Since the release last years Lounge Chair Ep J. Dohe has been grinding hard … Read More »

Eazy Terrestrial – Molly Kush Hennessy [Album]

Eazy Terrestrial – Molly Kush Hennessy [Album]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published April 22, 2014 – Cali born, Vancity resident Eazy Terrestrial recently dropped his latest project Molly Kush … Read More »

Snak The Ripper and crew at Olympia [Review]

Snak The Ripper and crew at Olympia [Review]

Surrey, BC - Originally published April 22, 2014 – In today’s music industry, and especially hip-hop, it’s hard to tell who’s faking and … Read More »

Action Bronson lights up in Vancouver for 4/20 [Review]

Action Bronson lights up in Vancouver for 4/20 [Review]

Vancouver, BC – ” I feel like I’m AC Slater” Action Bronson stated to a full house at Vancouver’s Venue Nightclub on … Read More »

Ghost – Have Nots [Album]

Ghost – Have Nots [Album]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity emcee Ghost and DJ Bo Beats have officially debuted their freshman album Have Nots on April, 20th 2014. … Read More »

The Gaslamp Killer at Fortune Sound Vancouver May 18 [News]

The Gaslamp Killer at Fortune Sound Vancouver May 18 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Happy Ending Friday and Fortune Sound are bringing The Gaslamp Killer to Fortune on May 18 – naturally sponsored by … Read More »

Name that song – Def3 throws a contest to name his latest track [Contest]

Name that song – Def3 throws a contest to name his latest track [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – It’s no secret that Def3 has been making that good good for years now. In 2007 he made a track … Read More »

Underachievers Live in Vancouver [Photos]

Underachievers Live in Vancouver [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – The Underachievers tore the roof off of Fortune Sound this past week on the Eyes Of The World Tour … Read More »

Billionaire B – Big Homie (Remix) [Audio]

Billionaire B – Big Homie (Remix) [Audio]

Los Angeles, CA - Originally published April 16, 2014 – If there is one thing Billionaire B knows how to do, it’s how … Read More »

Fortunato – The Street ft. Grhymes, Notez & Realistic [Audio] #SOTD

Fortunato – The Street ft. Grhymes, Notez & Realistic [Audio] #SOTD

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 16, 2014 – Cross-country connections are made on the latest from Fortunato. “The Streets” features Vancity … Read More »

Win tickets to The Underachievers at Fortune Sound April 19 [Contest]

Win tickets to The Underachievers at Fortune Sound April 19 [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 19, 2014   - The Flatbush two, The Underachievers are making their way to Vancity on their Eyes … Read More »

Northwest Division album release party May 2 at Fortune Sound [News]

Northwest Division album release party May 2 at Fortune Sound [News]

Vancouver, BC – Happy Endings Friday at Fortune Sound presents Northwest Division on May 2 in celebration of their album release Rap … Read More »

Devin The Dude brings Buds and Suds to Vancouver on May 8 [News]

Devin The Dude brings Buds and Suds to Vancouver on May 8 [News]

Vancouver, BC – After a successful show inside Vancouver’s Fortune Sound Club back in January, Devin The Dude returns this May with the … Read More »

Welcome to Dillaville Tour stops at Vancouver’s Fortune Sound April 22 [News]

Welcome to Dillaville Tour stops at Vancouver’s Fortune Sound April 22 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Welcome to Dillaville – long live J Dilla. Keeping the spirit of the great producer alive, Slum Village along … Read More »

JC Subliminal – OG [Review]

JC Subliminal – OG [Review]

Vancouver, BC - JC Subliminal’s latest effort offers a rich blend of styles and sounds, both in the instrumental and vocal avenues. Whether it … Read More »

e.d.g.e – La Musica De Captain Nasty [Audio]

e.d.g.e – La Musica De Captain Nasty [Audio]

Vancouver, BC - While preparing both the Captain & Commander EP – with producer Savage Beats – and the Penwork Project mixtape – … Read More »

HeatWave – No Way In Hell [Video]

HeatWave – No Way In Hell [Video]

Vancouver, BC – From his recently released Live From Africa mixtape HeatWave gets it poppin’ in his latest video “No Way In … Read More »

Tre Nyce – Still Can’t Tell Me Nothing [Video]

Tre Nyce – Still Can’t Tell Me Nothing [Video]

Vancouver, BC – As he gears up for his debut in XXL’s Freshman issue next month, Tre Nyce launches new visuals for … Read More »

HHC presents: Dinerozucio – Hypnotic ft. Jimmy Fernandez (Prod. Vanguards Music) [Video]

HHC presents: Dinerozucio – Hypnotic ft. Jimmy Fernandez (Prod. Vanguards Music) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – HipHopCanada has teamed up with Vanguards Music’s own DJ Kemo and Vago to bring you these dope new visuals … Read More »

Kid Ink in Vancouver on My Own Lane Tour [Interview]

Kid Ink in Vancouver on My Own Lane Tour [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published April 3, 2014 – Rising to hip-hop celebrity on his own terms, Kid Ink is a hustler … Read More »

Three 6 Mafia & DJ Smallz talk Dirty South, weed, & more in Vancouver [Video]

Three 6 Mafia & DJ Smallz talk Dirty South, weed, & more in Vancouver [Video]

Vancouver, BC – #Throwback: Originally published June 13, 2011 – Three 6 Mafia knows how to have a good time. As … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Winnipeg, MB - Western Canada is about to get rowdy this summer as Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator prepares to take over. The … Read More »

People Under The Stairs make anticipated return to Vancouver on May 22 [News]

People Under The Stairs make anticipated return to Vancouver on May 22 [News]

Vancouver, BC – As a longtime fan of The P, I’m excited to announce that we’re co-presenting their next show in Vancouver … Read More »

Northwest Division – R.B.P.H [Video]

Northwest Division – R.B.P.H [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division comes viciously correct with “R.B.P.H” – the first video from their highly anticipated album Rap Better Party Harder. … Read More »

Treach (Naughty By Nature) & Jon B headline in Vancouver on April 17 [News]

Treach (Naughty By Nature) & Jon B headline in Vancouver on April 17 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Gossip Night Club (750 Pacific Blvd.) plays host to some hip-hop royalty on April 17 as Naughty By Nature’s … Read More »

Lazeevil – Don’t Doubt Me ft. ungee [Audio]

Lazeevil – Don’t Doubt Me ft. ungee [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Lazeevil’s third cut from upcoming EP 1,000lbs sends a clear message: ”Don’t Doubt Me.” This track features ungee and can … Read More »

Snak The Ripper – Eight Hours A Day [Video]

Snak The Ripper – Eight Hours A Day [Video]

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a long time coming for Snak The Ripper and he’s finally gaining the attention he deserves from … Read More »

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