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Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

Get Hyphy with Michael Christmas at the Alexander Gastown this Friday

Get Hyphy with Michael Christmas at the Alexander Gastown this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Our good colleagues over at Hyphy Events are bringing Michael Christmas to one of our favourite venues, the Alexander … Read More »

The Range & Rome Fortune are coming to Vancouver and recruited Brevner as the host to make it a party

The Range & Rome Fortune are coming to Vancouver and recruited Brevner as the host to make it a party

Vancouver, BC – Whatever you had originally planned for the evening of Saturday May 7th might have to be temporarily postponed because … Read More »

Watch Terell Safadi’s video for “Myself” & get ready for his upcoming A Night To Remember album

Watch Terell Safadi’s video for “Myself” & get ready for his upcoming A Night To Remember album

Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles artist (by way of Vancouver) Terell Safadi just delivered his latest video for “Myself” (produced by … Read More »

LARRY LUXX impresses with “Trap God”

LARRY LUXX impresses with “Trap God”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity producers, take note. This is how you make trap influence work for you alongside rap. Larry Luxx is … Read More »

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Introducing ninetyfour: New Vancouver’s auspicious R&B talent

Vancouver, BC – At 21 years old Tevin Douglas, known as ninetyfour, is already showing strong promise, hustle and potential for Vancouver’s budding … Read More »

Spotty Josif rides the new wave with “Downlow”

Spotty Josif rides the new wave with “Downlow”

Vancouver, BC –  Spotty Josif is one of Vancouver’s best kept secrets. His recent release is a crisp and cutting edge new banger titled … Read More »

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Royce Da 5’9 stops in Vancouver this Thursday on Layers Canadian Tour

Vancouver, BC – One quarter of Slaughterhouse, one half of Bad Meets Evil and PRhyme, the legendary Royce Da 5’9 is set … Read More »

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Dave East is rolling through Vancouver this Friday and you don’t want to miss him

Vancouver, BC – Calling all hip-hop heads. Harlem rapper, Dave East, is coming through the 604 this coming Friday, April 29th and … Read More »

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Rihanna’s Anti Tour hit Vancouver Saturday night and proved why she’s the shining star of music

Vancouver, BC – Do you remember where you were when you heard Rihanna for the first time? I remember that moment more … Read More »

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Yelawolf Brings his Slumerican Tour to a sold out Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – Yelawolf and crew brought their Slumerican Tour through the Commodore Ballroom last week with supporting act, Canadian pop singer and … Read More »

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

KIDS Faust Life Tour Kick-Off was an evening of musical delights and talented supporting acts

Vancouver, BC – We’re quickly approaching the summer now, and one of my favourite local groups, KIDS, are gearing up to take … Read More »

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Contest: Win a pair of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada has teamed up with AB Co. to give away two pairs of wristbands to Canadian Music Week (CMW) … Read More »

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

ShitIStoleOffTheInternet is an EP from Mynamesbn that’s sicker than your average

Vancouver, BC– Earlier this week we featured Mynamesbn‘s first video drop, and it wasn’t long after uncovering this guy that I found … Read More »

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

JSTMKY’s new Keep Dreaming mixtape is a good look for the Victoria emcee

Victoria, BC – The West Coast has been making some recent noise in terms of promising artists, but Victoria is making a comeback as … Read More »

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

Junk announces upcoming solo album and union with Stealth Bomb Records

He came up in the Vancouver hip-hop scene and since the age 13 Ian Tonino, known as Junk has … Read More »

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

So Loki outdo themselves again with the visuals for “Lil Ma”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity’s favourite experimental rap group, So Loki released their killer album Supermanic in the last couple of months, and … Read More »

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Swisslizz gifts us with “Oh My” remix to get us through the mid-week stall

Vancouver, BC – It’s Thursday and we’re all feeling the mid-week drag before the weekend, but one of my favourite local guys … Read More »

Mynamesbn silently dropped this music video “FYIYABMSITBOAR” that you should listen to

Mynamesbn silently dropped this music video “FYIYABMSITBOAR” that you should listen to

Vancouver, BC – Hailing from Panama City, Panama  – Mynamesbn is a semi-recent Vancity transplant who has slipped under the radar the … Read More »

Sundrynoname is ready to make his mark on the Vancity scene with debut EP VeyeOLET

Sundrynoname is ready to make his mark on the Vancity scene with debut EP VeyeOLET

Victoria, BC – Sundry aka. Sundrynoname is a somewhat new face, but his music isn’t reflective of his fairly new surfacing within the … Read More »

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Happy 420: Here are 20 Canadian rap songs about weed

Edmonton, AB – Happy 420 everyone! As you probably know, today is 420 so you’re probably sky-high by now. That, or you … Read More »

Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

CGB teams up with GoldSoul & Mick Jenkins for “Test Me”

CGB teams up with GoldSoul & Mick Jenkins for “Test Me”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver artist (by way of Ottawa) CGB recently teamed up with Mick Jenkins and producer GoldSoul for this track … Read More »

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Factor Chandelier just released his new album Factoria and here’s why you need to go get it

Saskatoon, SK – That new wave futuristic trend is really having it’s moment right now in rap culture, but there’s something to be … Read More »

Latest Vancouver KOTD Rap Battle and verbal slaying featuring Cody the Catch vs. Copasetic

Latest Vancouver KOTD Rap Battle and verbal slaying featuring Cody the Catch vs. Copasetic

Vancouver, BC – Come one come all, there was an exciting battle in Vancouver that’s actually worth watching. Hosted by La Sparka … Read More »

Tinashe’s Joyride Tour Captivates in Vancouver

Tinashe’s Joyride Tour Captivates in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It was four years ago when a cover of Lil Wayne’s “How to Love” popped up on my Youtube … Read More »

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Swisha T recruits Madchild and Charron as influential heavy-weight features on “Canadian Beasts” video

Ottawa, ON – Swisha T released his full length album Filthy this past November, and has released the first music video for … Read More »

We caught up with Immerze to chat about his new “Gucci Vandross” track

We caught up with Immerze to chat about his new “Gucci Vandross” track

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver rapper (by way of Toronto) Immerze just hit us with his latest single release titled “Gucci Vandross.”
In case … Read More »

Mission Control exposes Vancouver’s burgeoning new talents you need to know about

Mission Control exposes Vancouver’s burgeoning new talents you need to know about

Vancouver, BC – If you’re from Vancouver, you know that the one thing this city doesn’t lack is a shortage of creative … Read More »

Sundry shows he’s a double threat on newest single “High Fashion Endo”

Sundry shows he’s a double threat on newest single “High Fashion Endo”

Vancouver, BC – It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s a perfect time for some new singles to get you through your week. … Read More »

Tyler Skyy let’s us know he’s doing “More than Alright” in newest video featuring Aye1ne

Tyler Skyy let’s us know he’s doing “More than Alright” in newest video featuring Aye1ne

Vancouver, BC – Tyler Skyy isn’t a Vancouver artist who ever seems to slow down. He’s returned with the release of his … Read More »

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