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We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

We caught up with DopePiece to talk about his “DIRTYDOPE” single

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YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

Vancouver, BC – A week ago today, the Vogue Theatre opened its’ doors in downtown Vancouver for YG‘s Fuck Donald Trump Tour. Heading … Read More »

Teshalé links with Seth Kay on “For The Dough”

Teshalé links with Seth Kay on “For The Dough”

Vancouver, BC – Introducing the wavy sounds of “For The Dough” from 19-year old Vancouver-based artist Teshalé. Teaming up with Seth Kay after they … Read More »

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Vancouver, BC – It was a rainy Sunday night, but that didn’t stop fans from waiting for Post Malone‘s  Hollywood Dreams Tour stop … Read More »

Scope and Sean Zh’s “Flood” highlights the diversity of Vancouver’s growing music scene

Scope and Sean Zh’s “Flood” highlights the diversity of Vancouver’s growing music scene

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver creatives Sean Zh and Scope of Cloudy Tunnel recently dropped the visuals for their latest collaboration “Flood” a gritty … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

Calgary, AB – In case you missed it, HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this month and made our debut with the first … Read More »

Coolaid aims to connect Vancouver’s hip-hop scene and is set to feature Toronto rapper Devontée

Coolaid aims to connect Vancouver’s hip-hop scene and is set to feature Toronto rapper Devontée

Vancouver, BC – Recently launched Vancouver-based collective Coolaid has announced the first of six events they are throwing that aim to bring together … Read More »

Prada West drops video for his single “Remain”

Prada West drops video for his single “Remain”

Vancouver, BC – Prada West drops some brand new black & white visuals for his track “Remain” – dedicated to the daily … Read More »

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Vancouver, BC – If you were not one of the lucky people that was able to take in Chance the Rapper’s equally personal … Read More »

Schoolboy Q finally brought the Blank Face Tour to Vancouver and it was worth the wait

Schoolboy Q finally brought the Blank Face Tour to Vancouver and it was worth the wait

Vancouver, BC – After catching Schoolboy Q at Squamish Valley Music Festival of summer 2015, you may have been one of the many fans … Read More »

Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music collectives bring out a variety of voices in new cypher

Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music collectives bring out a variety of voices in new cypher

Vancouver, BC – Vancity collectives Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music recently joined together to produce a cypher which features a roster, including: Sung, Sean Zh, Brealliant, … Read More »

Vancouver duo Something August release “ASDF” in anticipation of their upcoming EP

Vancouver duo Something August release “ASDF” in anticipation of their upcoming EP

Vancouver, BC – This year has been particularly productive for the Vancouver music scene in regards to the emergence of new creative … Read More »

The closer to Kanye, the closer to God – Saint Pablo blesses Rogers Arena, Vancouver

The closer to Kanye, the closer to God – Saint Pablo blesses Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – October 17th, 2016 Vancouver’s Rogers Arena witnessed the most heavily talked about shows of 2016. Kanye West‘s Saint Pablo Tour … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

Calgary, AB – At the beginning of October HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and made our debut with the first two in our … Read More »

MynamesBn’s new EP ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart2 is full of hitters

MynamesBn’s new EP ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart2 is full of hitters

Vancouver, BC – MynamesBn has been working the circuit lately, and if you’ve been around Vancouver you might have caught one of the emcee’s … Read More »

Spotty Josif brought the heat on his new single “Motel Room”

Spotty Josif brought the heat on his new single “Motel Room”

Vancouver, BC – This past month has felt like a lot of crews have been reawakened for the fall with newfound energy … Read More »

Victoria emcee Coti$ teams up with SEGA for “Flaunt It”

Victoria emcee Coti$ teams up with SEGA for “Flaunt It”

Victoria, BC – There’s some talent brewing out on the island that we’re excited to share with you. Emerging Victoria emcee/singer/songwriter Coti$ … Read More »

Vancity collective univerSOUL lay down bars on “Excuse Me (Take a Lift)”

Vancity collective univerSOUL lay down bars on “Excuse Me (Take a Lift)”

Vancouver, BC – Emcee Ryan Yelland, producer/musician James Matthews, and producer Zack Wilkinson are the three key players who make up Vancouver hip-hop collective … Read More »

Edgar Penwork enlists Junk & Brevner to help deliver lyrical ingenuity on “Il Fumo”

Edgar Penwork enlists Junk & Brevner to help deliver lyrical ingenuity on “Il Fumo”

Vancouver, BC – While we get a lot of releases on the West Coast, once in awhile an artist creates something that … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

Calgary, AB – Last week HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and launched with the first installation of our weekly playlist series.
Every week we’ll … Read More »

Danny Brown brings his Atrocity Exhibition Tour to Vancouver

Danny Brown brings his Atrocity Exhibition Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Last week we had the pleasure of witnessing Detroit emcee Danny Brown turn up The Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. … Read More »

La Coka Nostra played their first ever show together in Vancouver

La Coka Nostra played their first ever show together in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – With their new album, To Thine Own Self Be True, set to release on November 4th La Coka Nostra recently kicked … Read More »

We caught up with Canadian grime artist Maka to talk about The Cheeky EP

We caught up with Canadian grime artist Maka to talk about The Cheeky EP

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver grime artist Maka dropped a new EP in September titled The Cheeky EP. Entirely produced by Hughse, the … Read More »

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Attention Artists! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 JUNO Awards

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2017 … Read More »

US-Canadian MC-producer Rappin Rick James returns with new projects as A-Rod Ricky Roy

US-Canadian MC-producer Rappin Rick James returns with new projects as A-Rod Ricky Roy

Compton, CA – American-Canadian Roderic James McCord, formerly known professionally as Rappin Rick James, has returned under the new name of A-Rod … Read More »

HipHopCanada is now on Spotify: Listen to our debut weekly playlist curated by Sarah Jay

HipHopCanada is now on Spotify: Listen to our debut weekly playlist curated by Sarah Jay

Calgary, AB – We’re very excited to announce that HipHopCanada has (finally) joined Spotify and we’re launching with the first installation of … Read More »

Majid Jordan to host Vancity after-party October 30th with support from Freeman Young

Majid Jordan to host Vancity after-party October 30th with support from Freeman Young

Vancouver, BC – OVO’s Majid Jordan are playing their headlining show in Vancouver on October 30th, and our colleagues at Alexander Gastown i … Read More »

Nef the Pharaoh is set to make a welcomed return to Vancouver on October 26th

Nef the Pharaoh is set to make a welcomed return to Vancouver on October 26th

Vancouver, BC – This fall just keeps getting better for hip-hop lovers on the West Coast. E-40 prodigy Nef the Pharaoh returns on October … Read More »

Introducing I M U R: Vancouver’s duo who are effortlessly breaking genre constraints

Introducing I M U R: Vancouver’s duo who are effortlessly breaking genre constraints

Vancouver, BC – 2016 has been a successful year for Vancouver filled with numerous notable projects that have drawn a newly invigorated … Read More »

Catch Azizi Gibson in Vancouver for Halloween at the Biltmore Cabaret

Catch Azizi Gibson in Vancouver for Halloween at the Biltmore Cabaret

Vancouver, BC – Next up on the long list of talented acts coming to Vancouver this fall. MRG Concerts and the Biltmore … Read More »

Abbotsford rapper Felonius Chino announces new EP & single

Abbotsford rapper Felonius Chino announces new EP & single

Abbotsford, BC – Last night, up-and-comer Felonius Chino announced his forthcoming EP release which is yet to be titled or dated. The … Read More »

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna’s Doug Crawford kicks off Sunnyvale Liquor Tour in Chilliwack, BC on Oct. 14

Kelowna, BC – West coast rapper Doug Crawford has announced plans for a Canadian tour this fall. He’ll embark on a string … Read More »

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