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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 »

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 »

Our favourite memories from Day 3 of Pemberton Fest: Bas, Ice Cube, Wiz Khalifa and YG

Our favourite memories from Day 3 of Pemberton Fest: Bas, Ice Cube, Wiz Khalifa and YG

Pemberton, BC – If you haven’t already heard, this year’s Pemberton Music Festival broke all previous records for attendance and was the … Read More »

We’re still reminiscing over Day 2 of Pemberton with J. Cole, Miguel and more

We’re still reminiscing over Day 2 of Pemberton with J. Cole, Miguel and more

Pemberton, BC – With an overwhelming surge in attendance at this year’s festival, Pemberton drew 180,000 people to their grounds. Day 2 was … Read More »

Tory Lanez adds Canadian dates to I Told You Tour

Tory Lanez adds Canadian dates to I Told You Tour

Vancouver, BC – On the verge of releasing his mainstream debut I Told You, New Toronto’s smooth pretty boy crooner Tory Lanez … Read More »

The People North West bring back the value of classic 808s with “Sure Shot”

The People North West bring back the value of classic 808s with “Sure Shot”

Vancouver, BC – Shifts in the seasons brings new energy and growth, as well as the birthing of new collaborations and projects … Read More »

Day 4: Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals claim spot as the most impressive act at Pemberton

Day 4: Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals claim spot as the most impressive act at Pemberton

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a couple weeks, and the reverberations of Anderson. Paak’s set at Pemberton Music Festival can still be … Read More »

Sean Leon holds his own during intimate show in Vancouver

Sean Leon holds his own during intimate show in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – From legends like Erykah Badu and Quest Love to big name Canadian artists like Tory Lanez and Majid Jordan, … Read More »

Vancouver Juno Award-winner Grimes featured on Suicide Squad soundtrack

Vancouver Juno Award-winner Grimes featured on Suicide Squad soundtrack

Vancouver, BC – Suicide Squad: The Album dropped on Friday in support of the new feature film based on the DC Comics … Read More »

TDOT FEST goes down Sept. 4 with Rich Kidd, Madchild, Jd Era, Raz Fresco & more

TDOT FEST goes down Sept. 4 with Rich Kidd, Madchild, Jd Era, Raz Fresco & more

Toronto, ON – Mark your calendars for Sept. 4! The 2016 TDOT FEST is coming to the iconic Yonge – Dundas Square … Read More »

Discreet releases new album Under the Influence in collaboration with Legendary Hammers

Discreet releases new album Under the Influence in collaboration with Legendary Hammers

Victoria, BC – It wasn’t that long ago that Victoria emcee Discreet released his last project Victoria’s Secret. We recently reviewed the solid … Read More »

Chelsea Grimm successfully executes unique POV perspective in new visuals for “BussHead”

Chelsea Grimm successfully executes unique POV perspective in new visuals for “BussHead”

Vancouver, BC – There’s been some new energy and subsequent projects brewing out here on the West Coast, and Vancouver based alternative/electronic … Read More »

True Rhythm announces 4-dates as part of Merkules’ upcoming tour

True Rhythm announces 4-dates as part of Merkules’ upcoming tour

Saskatoon, SK – Our friends at True Rhythm have announced 4 western Merkules tour stops as part of his #FuckinEHTour. The first … Read More »

Sophia Danai gets “Bitter” revenge in new visuals featuring Brevner

Sophia Danai gets “Bitter” revenge in new visuals featuring Brevner

Vancouver, BC – From her most recent release Love Royale Sophia Danai gets deep into the pain of a broken relationship in … Read More »

Prada West gets his hands dirty for “#1Hustla”

Prada West gets his hands dirty for “#1Hustla”

Vancouver, BC – Prada West returns with the second video single from his upcoming album Life Behind Bars. Prada counts stacks with ski-masked … Read More »

Stevie Ross releases “Grapevines” & “W.A.N.T.” & we’re enamoured with his sound

Stevie Ross releases “Grapevines” & “W.A.N.T.” & we’re enamoured with his sound

Vancouver, BC – It’s current knowledge that the Canadian R&B music scene has become saturated with trap beats, and multiple artists trying to … Read More »

Pushing Buddens: Here’s how Joe Budden should approach his beef with Drake

Pushing Buddens: Here’s how Joe Budden should approach his beef with Drake

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 26, 2016 – This summer the Internet has been keeping serious tabs on Joe Budden as … Read More »

SD, Mcevoy & Be-Bop headline all-ages show in Vancouver July 28th

SD, Mcevoy & Be-Bop headline all-ages show in Vancouver July 28th

Vancouver, BC – Celebrating the release of their upcoming collaborative EP, Chicago emcee SD, Vancouver up-an-comer Mcevoy and 808 Mafia’s own Be-Bop will … Read More »

Cityreal debuts brand new 4-track collection titled Solo

Cityreal debuts brand new 4-track collection titled Solo

Vancouver, BC – Gearing up to release his album Lost In Vancouver, Cityreal has resurfaced to tease some fresh new music. After … Read More »

Day 3: Tory Lanez crowd surfs his way through high energy set at Pemberton Music Festival

Day 3: Tory Lanez crowd surfs his way through high energy set at Pemberton Music Festival

Pemberton, BC – 2016 has felt like a year of progress and new emergence for many artists, and Tory Lanez potentially had the most … Read More »

Vancouver’s Time BMB flexes on new joint “Flooded”

Vancouver’s Time BMB flexes on new joint “Flooded”

Vancouver, BC – Following up his last mixtape ChuuCh Time BMB resurfaces with a fresh new track. “Flooded” credits Yosef for the production … Read More »

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