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Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – The first stop of Run The Jewels Run The World Tour recently took place at Vancouver’s PNE Forum to a … Read More »

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Announcement: Insane Clown Posse adds Merkules to Canadian Juggalo Weekend line-up

Calgary, AB – Insane Clown Posse continues to add more acts and generate excitement for their upcoming Canadian Juggalo Weekend in Calgary … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 20

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Vancouver’s Joseph Rose releases the video for “Hands Dirty” featuring Madchild

Vancouver’s Joseph Rose releases the video for “Hands Dirty” featuring Madchild

Vancouver, BC – Joseph Rose recently dropped the visuals for his Rob The Viking-produced single featuring Madchild, “Hands Dirty” was written and … Read More »

Famas & Mugg Shot roll up their “Medicine” in new video

Famas & Mugg Shot roll up their “Medicine” in new video

Abbotsford, BC – Edmonton transplant Mugg Shot currently teamed up with fellow West Coast rapper Famas to collab on the visuals for … Read More »

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – The first stop of Run The Jewels Run The World Tour recently took place at Vancouver’s PNE Forum to a … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 19

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Premiere: Jahail shows off his skills with visuals for “Anti Social”

Premiere: Jahail shows off his skills with visuals for “Anti Social”

Vancouver, BC – Hailing from Toronto, Yours Truly artist Jahail has kicked off his 2017 by making moves on the West Coast. … Read More »

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Derek Wise makes Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub

Vancouer, BC – XO affiliate, Derek Wise makes his Vancouver debut on February 24th at Republic Nightclub. The Toronto-based emcee recently released his … Read More »

Stealth Bomb’s Edgar Penwork goes in on “Bars Only”

Stealth Bomb’s Edgar Penwork goes in on “Bars Only”

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb signee Edgar Penwork drops his first release of the year titled “Bars Only”. The artist formerly known … Read More »

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

The 2017 Prism Prize announces the Top 20 Canadian music videos of the year

Toronto, ON – This morning the Prism Prize released its annual Top 20 long list of Canadian music videos of the year. … Read More »

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

This Week: SonReal brings the No Warm Up Tour to Alberta with guest Clairmont the Second

Lethbridge, AB – SonReal brings his No Warm Up Tour to Alberta this week with special guest Clairmont The Second. The tour … Read More »

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Vancouver, BC – Veteran’s El-P and Killer Mike officially kicked off their Run The World Tour in January and the first Canadian … Read More »

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

PostCard: B3auu breaks down his new mixtape from up north in Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU – Nunavut artist B3auu (formerly of the Hamilton, ON based Bo$ Clique crew) recently released his latest solo project, PostCard: … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 18

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

We spoke to The People North West about their smooth come-up on the West Coast

We spoke to The People North West about their smooth come-up on the West Coast

Vancouver, BC – The People North West are one of the few rap crews making moves on the West Coast, and they’ve accomplished … Read More »

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Method Man & Redman get lit at the Canadian Fire Bowl Cannabis Competition

Vancouver, BC – Bringing together all things lit, Fortune Sound Club, Miss Envy Botanicals and Mota Green Meds joined forces to host two … Read More »

Northwest Division return with Stay Sharp 3 and upcoming show announcement

Northwest Division return with Stay Sharp 3 and upcoming show announcement

Vancouver, BC – Releasing the third instalment of their Stay Sharp series, Northwest Division deliver a hard punch throughout all five tracks … Read More »

Vancouver producer MrFloetic provides Midnight Dreams

Vancouver producer MrFloetic provides Midnight Dreams

Vancouver, BC – Proceeding the release of his last compilation, Sound Lust, MrFoetic continues to ride the creative wave with follow up … Read More »

Vancity’s NamedTobias. drops double singles “The Risk” & “The Breaks Over”

Vancity’s NamedTobias. drops double singles “The Risk” & “The Breaks Over”

Vancouver, BC – Shortly before the weekend, Vancouver emcee NamedTobias. dropped two new singles. “The Risk” (featuring Tyler Skyy) and “The Breaks Over” … Read More »

Sung of Kaoboy Music releases video for “Man Down”

Sung of Kaoboy Music releases video for “Man Down”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver emcee Sung recently released the video for “Man Down” from his EP, Prelude Pt. 1. The track features strong 808s … Read More »

Immerze discusses his new two-track video for “2 Cents” & “Black Bond”

Immerze discusses his new two-track video for “2 Cents” & “Black Bond”

Vancouver, BC – Originally published Jan. 27, 2017 – Earlier this week Vancouver artist Immerze released a brand new two-part visual for … Read More »

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

While the West Coast music scene is heavily filled with trap-influenced R&B, there are few artists who are confidently executing other avenues of the genre … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 17

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 17

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 16

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Vancouver, BC – While the vibrant music scene of Toronto rarely waivers, there’s been a shift on the West Coast this last year. Lifestyle … Read More »

Vancouver emcee Dephiant jumps on the scene with “Who Wanna Test” ft. Junk

Vancouver emcee Dephiant jumps on the scene with “Who Wanna Test” ft. Junk

Vancouver, BC – Vancity new-comer Dephiant just released the visuals for his track “Who Wanna Test” from his forthcoming debut album Up Next. … Read More »

Chase Aaron’s album, Therapy is a charismatic R&B experience courtesy of WTFCAMP

Chase Aaron’s album, Therapy is a charismatic R&B experience courtesy of WTFCAMP

Vancouver, BC – In an industry that is constructed with extremely calculated moves, there’s fewer instances where we’re faced with music that … Read More »

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

T.I. kicks off his Us Or Else Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After an intense hold-up at the Canadian border ATL rapper / actor and Hustle Gang boss T.I. made his way … Read More »

GVA Sound’s new low-beat hit “Dogfight” drops

GVA Sound’s new low-beat hit “Dogfight” drops

Vancouver, BC – Music group GVA Sound has been gaining attention not only locally, but also internationally. With their new low, yet upbeat hit … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 15

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

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