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Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

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Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It’s been an eventful summer for music on the West Coast. Festivals like Pemberton and FVDED in the Park brought … Read More »

Mississauga R&B artist Dru breaks down his new video for “Don’t Be Afraid”

Mississauga R&B artist Dru breaks down his new video for “Don’t Be Afraid”

Mississauga, ON – Mississauga R&B artist Dru recently released this new video for his summer love anthem “Don’t Be Afraid” (produced by … Read More »

Danny Brown hits the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on October 6th and things might get wild

Danny Brown hits the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver on October 6th and things might get wild

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on September 6, 2016 – The fall season is set to invite a wide variety of rap … Read More »

L.A’s Duckwrth is doing it, so now it’s your turn

L.A’s Duckwrth is doing it, so now it’s your turn

Vancouver, BC – DUCKWRTH marches to the beat of his own drum. A multifaceted young talent raised in South Central L.A who’s creative … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Here’s what happened when Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – It’s been an eventful summer for music on the West Coast. Festivals like Pemberton and FVDED in the Park brought … Read More »

Daniel Caesar came to Vancouver and everyone is talking about his euphoric performance

Daniel Caesar came to Vancouver and everyone is talking about his euphoric performance

Vancouver, BC – This fall we’ve been lucky enough to witness an ample number of rising Canadian talents make the trek to the West … Read More »

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues Tour to Vancouver

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – September has been a busy month for Vancouver so far, bringing in hip-hop heavyweights such as Anderson.Paak, Bishop Nehru, … Read More »

Breaking down So Loki’s V

Breaking down So Loki’s V

Vancouver, BC – Around 9 p.m. Sunday evening, Sam, half of So Loki, personally delivered me a hard copy of V. He … Read More »

Premiere: CGB talks the growing impacts of substance use on new track “Drugs”

Premiere: CGB talks the growing impacts of substance use on new track “Drugs”

Vancouver, BC – They say that you can get the most accurate perspectives of an overall society by looking at it’s music, … Read More »

Trevor Mills features Kitsilano Secondary students in new visuals for “More Than a Moment”

Trevor Mills features Kitsilano Secondary students in new visuals for “More Than a Moment”

Trevor Mills has become a key figure in the local community for Mental Health advocacy as well as an established MC.

Lia Liza debuts sultry new track “2 Me”

Lia Liza debuts sultry new track “2 Me”

Vancouver, BC – West coast R&B / Soul singer Lia Liza recently debut some sweet sounds with her brand new track “2 … Read More »

Checkmate & Concise drop Lego themed video for “Big Time” ft. Royce Da 5’9

Checkmate & Concise drop Lego themed video for “Big Time” ft. Royce Da 5’9

Vancouver, BC – Vancity veterans Checkmate & Concise recently resurfaced with a stop motion Lego video for their recent single “Big Time”.  As … Read More »

Michael Rushden drops comical wordplay on his new album Use Your Illusion III

Michael Rushden drops comical wordplay on his new album Use Your Illusion III

Vancouver, BC – Hilarious, and witty emcee Michael Rushden is back with his latest feature project Use Your Illusion III. The project is nothing … Read More »

How Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals put on the best show of summer ’16

How Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals put on the best show of summer ’16

Vancouver, BC – If you’re reading this without previous knowledge of California soul-child Anderson .Paak, school yourself with a copy of his … Read More »

Bishop Nehru pulls nothing short of magic at his Magic: 19 Vancouver show

Bishop Nehru pulls nothing short of magic at his Magic: 19 Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – A typical rainy night in Vancouver set the tone for Bishop Nehru’s first show in the city this past … Read More »

We broke down Tyler Skyy’s new feel-good debut album Rainy Days + Peace Signs

We broke down Tyler Skyy’s new feel-good debut album Rainy Days + Peace Signs

Vancouver, BC – Among the bad boy and belligerent rappers has emerged one artist to insert a refreshingly optimistic voice for rap culture … Read More »

Tory Lanez I Told You Tour sells out Vancouver; Second show added

Tory Lanez I Told You Tour sells out Vancouver; Second show added

Vancouver, BC – It’s no surprise that Tory Lanez sold-out his all ages Vancouver show in mere days but now the “Flex” singer has … Read More »

Bougie links with ILLYMINIACHI for “On Them”

Bougie links with ILLYMINIACHI for “On Them”

Vancouver, BC – New vibes courtesy of Rotterdam to Vancouver artist Bougie featuring ILLYMINIACHI with their recently released single “On Them”. The track was … Read More »

peachmouth debuts on Soundcloud with three new singles

peachmouth debuts on Soundcloud with three new singles

Vancouver, BC – Formerly known as drxgs, peachmouth resurfaces with a new name and some brand new tracks on Soundcloud. Releasing new material … Read More »

Sundrynoname drops psychedelic 4-track project “Psychoactives” with visuals to accompany

Sundrynoname drops psychedelic 4-track project “Psychoactives” with visuals to accompany

Victoria, BC – We last heard from Victoria-based emcee, Sundrynoname when he dropped his introductory project VeyeOLET this past April. The West Coast rapper recently … Read More »

Cityreal features Vancouver in visuals for “Grow Op”

Cityreal features Vancouver in visuals for “Grow Op”

Vancouver, BC – After recent hiatus from the music game Cityreal has resurfaced with some stunning new visuals for the first single from … Read More »

Joseph Rose releases visuals for “Become What You Are” from album True Colors

Joseph Rose releases visuals for “Become What You Are” from album True Colors

Vancouver, BC – West coast artist Joseph Rose recently dropped his EP True Colors with a healthy roster of featuring including P. Reign, Rob … Read More »

Fresh Money drops visuals for “No Time” courtesy of Baby Fresh Productions

Fresh Money drops visuals for “No Time” courtesy of Baby Fresh Productions

Vancouver, BC – Florida born rapper Fresh Money comes at us with the the music video for his new single “No Time”. The music … Read More »

So Loki continue to ride a creative high with their new track “Birthday”

So Loki continue to ride a creative high with their new track “Birthday”

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a hell of a year for Vancouver-based experimental group, So Loki. Geoffrey Millar and Sam Lucia have … Read More »

Catch Rome Fortune on September 10th at Alexander Gastown with Vancouver’s own So Loki

Catch Rome Fortune on September 10th at Alexander Gastown with Vancouver’s own So Loki

Vancouver, BC – We last saw Atlanta’s Rome Fortune hit the stage at the Alexander Gastown in early May, and if you keep … Read More »

CGB dropped his new electronic-infused track “Blessings” and we’re properly impressed

CGB dropped his new electronic-infused track “Blessings” and we’re properly impressed

Vancouver, BC – CGB is one of the few versatile emcees who reps for both sides of Canada as a Vancity transplant who … Read More »

Bbno$ brings a trill style of new wave rap to the West Coast with “all in a week”

Bbno$ brings a trill style of new wave rap to the West Coast with “all in a week”

Vancouver, BC – Bbno$ (pronounced “baby no money”) isn’t like any other artist that you’ve heard before. He describes himself as a “zany … Read More »

We caught up with Immerze to talk about his newly released Before I Go EP

We caught up with Immerze to talk about his newly released Before I Go EP

Vancouver, BC – Earlier this month, Vancouver artist Immerze launched his highly anticipated new EP entitled Before I Go. The EP is … Read More »

Aktu El Shabazz drops 18-tracks of F.L.O.W Vol. 1

Aktu El Shabazz drops 18-tracks of F.L.O.W Vol. 1

Vancouver, BC – New generation Brooklyn to Vancity rapper Aktu El Shabazz drops his classic sound over 18-tracks of a brand new … Read More »

Larry Luxx & Fluence form HEARTMELT.GANG and release “Whoa”

Larry Luxx & Fluence form HEARTMELT.GANG and release “Whoa”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver producer Larry Luxx teams up with Kamloops artist Fluence to bring forth their first single as the newly … Read More »

Premiere: Maka releases video for “Don’t Ask Me” & breaks down the Canadian grime movement

Premiere: Maka releases video for “Don’t Ask Me” & breaks down the Canadian grime movement

Vancouver, BC – HipHopCanada has teamed up with Vancouver grime artist Maka to bring you the video premiere for “Don’t Ask Me” … Read More »

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