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Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – This past weekend, a sold-out crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom got a taste of Miguel‘s WildHeart Tour.

Junk releases the sixth edition of Monday Massacre

Junk releases the sixth edition of Monday Massacre

Vancouver, BC – Another Monday Massacre has surfaced with Junk making moves dropping freestyles around Vancouver’s Olympic Village.
Outside the iconic Science World Junk … Read More »

Joey Bada$$ World Domination Tour stops in Vancouver Sept. 19th

Joey Bada$$ World Domination Tour stops in Vancouver Sept. 19th

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 28th, 2015 – Timbre Concerts is setting up to bring Joey Bada$$‘ World Domination Tour through … Read More »

Anything but simple: Akon takes on five-project album, Lighting Africa and Canadian Tour

Anything but simple: Akon takes on five-project album, Lighting Africa and Canadian Tour

Atlanta, GA – Akon is no stranger to the spotlight. As a musician he has made his mark on an international level … Read More »

Tony Mason enlists The Bay’s Larry June for “Mayor”

Tony Mason enlists The Bay’s Larry June for “Mayor”

Vancouver, BC – The Bay’s Larry June is on the rap game rise and has made a few moves in the Pacific … Read More »

Tour Vlog: Billionaire B in Vancouver for iLoveMakonnen’s Loudest Of The Loud

Tour Vlog: Billionaire B in Vancouver for iLoveMakonnen’s Loudest Of The Loud

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off of the Loudest of The Loud tour, Billionaire B wastes no time delivering a recap of his … Read More »

Vancouver’s Own Unknown: JuLS drops new EP filled with slick urban beats

Vancouver’s Own Unknown: JuLS drops new EP filled with slick urban beats

Vancouver, BC – Originally published August 26, 2015 – Vancouver born rapper JuLS, released his new EP, Vancouver’s Own Unknown, only a few … Read More »

jSTOCK releases new video; set to perform in Ottawa, Toronto & Vancouver this September

jSTOCK releases new video; set to perform in Ottawa, Toronto & Vancouver this September

Columbus, OH – Ohio rapper jSTOCK teams up with director Justin “JMillz” Milhouse for his new visuals for “The Trap Pt. 2.” … Read More »

Highlights from The Hip-Hop Showcase at Shambhala Music Festival

Highlights from The Hip-Hop Showcase at Shambhala Music Festival

Salmo, BC – Hindu texts mention the village Shambhala as the birthplace of Kalki, the final incarnation of Vishnu who will usher … Read More »

Beatbox champion Scott Jackson talks Shambhala, his work inspiring kids and KOTD

Beatbox champion Scott Jackson talks Shambhala, his work inspiring kids and KOTD

Vancouver, BC –  Scott Jackson is inspirational in more ways than just his skill in beat boxing. Not only is he a national … Read More »

Ottawa’s House of PainT Festival celebrates 12 years at Brewer Park Sept. 9-13

Ottawa’s House of PainT Festival celebrates 12 years at Brewer Park Sept. 9-13

Ottawa, ON – House of PainT Festival of Urban Arts and Culture (HoP) celebrates its 12th annual Festival with the Main Event … Read More »

#ThrowbackThursday | Brent McClaren’s “Right Now”

#ThrowbackThursday | Brent McClaren’s “Right Now”

Vancouver, BC – Sometimes videos get overlooked that deserve some necessary shine so we have a special #ThrowbackThursday video here to get … Read More »

Song of the Day: Gee Wunder teams up with Motive Music signee Set2 for new video “Be Nice”

Song of the Day: Gee Wunder teams up with Motive Music signee Set2 for new video “Be Nice”

Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is the latest single from Motive Music recording artist and CEO, Gee Wunder. The … Read More »

Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – This past weekend, a sold-out crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom got a taste of Miguel‘s WildHeart Tour.

Vancouver’s 23B aims to Take Em Back To School with new EP, hosted by DJ MoonDawg

Vancouver’s 23B aims to Take Em Back To School with new EP, hosted by DJ MoonDawg

Vancouver, BC – After bringing you his Catharis release just last week, Vancity’s 23B drops off another project to share with you. … Read More »

True Rhythm presents: Sage Francis & Sweatshop Union in Calgary & Red Deer

True Rhythm presents: Sage Francis & Sweatshop Union in Calgary & Red Deer

Calgary, AB – Our good friends over at True Rhythm recently announced that they are bringing Sage Francis and Sweatshop Union to … Read More »

JayKin releases new track “Social Media” ft. Sik K

JayKin releases new track “Social Media” ft. Sik K

Vancouver, BC – JayKin just dropped some fire on his latest track “Social Media”. While his smooth flow fits well over the … Read More »

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Cipha Sounds to headline comedy event in Vancouver Aug. 23

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown recently started a weekly comedy affair that takes place every Sunday in their Gastown venue with … Read More »

Monday Massacre with Junk – Round 5

Monday Massacre with Junk – Round 5

Vancouver, BC – The fifth and latest Monday Massacre with Junk surfaced this week and as usual has the emcee sharpening his freestyles … Read More »

Win tickets to Miguel’s concert after-party at Fortune Sound Aug. 22

Win tickets to Miguel’s concert after-party at Fortune Sound Aug. 22

Vancouver, BC – After his Wildheart Tour stop in Vancouver on August 22 at The Commodore Ballroom, Miguel will take his concert after-party … Read More »

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver up-and-comer 23B drops new project Catharsis

Vancouver, BC – After writing for years, 23B’s work has finally come to fruition in the form of “Catharsis.” Through music and one’s own … Read More »

KIDS come back with the first single “Drugs-R-Us” from upcoming album

KIDS come back with the first single “Drugs-R-Us” from upcoming album

Vancouver, BC – Mizzy & Munro AKA KIDS are getting wavy with a new track “Drugs-R-Us”. This is the first single from … Read More »

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Butter Finger Bombsquad drop their first music video “Too Many Cooks”

Courtenay, BC – This is the first video from Vancouver Island hip-hop duo Butter Finger Bombsquad. Produced by Sase One, “Too Many Cooks” focuses on over … Read More »

Larry Luxx – Acid Drop [Audio]

Larry Luxx – Acid Drop [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver producer Larry Luxx (formerly VanCityBeats) puts his touch on a classic A$AP joint “Acid Drop”. Smooth and steady … Read More »

SoULBoi releases solo project, The pre-Stare Sessions

SoULBoi releases solo project, The pre-Stare Sessions

Vancouver, BC – One half of Vancouver group R.O.M.I, SoULBoi drops a new solo project titled The pre-Stare Sessions.
The eight-track EP … Read More »

Festival recap: Squamish Valley Music Festival Photo Gallery

Festival recap: Squamish Valley Music Festival Photo Gallery

Squamish, BC – Our crew had an amazing weekend at Squamish Valley Music Festival early August in Squamish, BC. Prachi Kamble wrote … Read More »

Review: Hip-hop takes the cake at the Squamish Valley Music Festival

Review: Hip-hop takes the cake at the Squamish Valley Music Festival

Drake, Jazz Cartier, ScHoolboy Q, SonReal & more! … Read More »

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Win 2 tickets to see Obie Trice in Vancouver on Aug. 20th

Vancouver, BC – That’s Entertaining Productions, Hip-Hop (HHK) Karaoke Vancouver & Fortune Sound are presenting a very special August edition of HHK … Read More »

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Tinashe to host concert after-party at Alexander Gastown on Aug. 16th

Vancouver, BC – After her performance during Nicki’s Minaj’s Pink Print Tour stop in Vancouver on August 16th at Roger’s Area, LA … Read More »

Bone Thugs N Harmony hit the West Coast mid September

Bone Thugs N Harmony hit the West Coast mid September

Edmonton, AB – Spotlight Productions is gearing up to bring hip-hop legends Bone Thugs N Harmony through to the West Coast for … Read More »

Raekwon hits Venue Night Club Sept. 4th

Raekwon hits Venue Night Club Sept. 4th

Vancouver, BC – For those who missed him in the past, the Chef will be back in Vancity on September 4th.
#BlueprintLive is … Read More »

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