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Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

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Juicy J’s The Hustle Continues Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Juicy J’s The Hustle Continues Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Juicy J has been on the periphery of hip-hop since the early 90s. Only recently has he gained attention in … Read More »

SonReal kicks off For The Town North American tour in Hamilton on May 8 [News]

SonReal kicks off For The Town North American tour in Hamilton on May 8 [News]

Hamilton, ON – With a brand new EP battling for chart supremacy, SonReal is gearing up for a North American tour that … Read More »

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Merkules hit the ground running with his recently dropped album Scars. Directly after, he began his tour with JD Era … Read More »

SonReal – For The Town (Dir. Mad Ruk) [Video]

SonReal – For The Town (Dir. Mad Ruk) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – When I was first introduced to SonReal like a decade ago, I was admittedly more of a fan of … Read More »

Eliza Smith – Light Me Up [Audio]

Eliza Smith – Light Me Up [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Sultry and stunning singer-songwriter Eliza Smith is back with a hot new single in support of her album, Paradigm, … Read More »

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Brand new visuals from supergroup Tha Feel, consisting of NYC actor/MC Rick Gonzalez (Coach Carter, Reaper), Vancouver’s Tre Nyce … Read More »

Win tickets to see Fat Joe in Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver [Contest]

Win tickets to see Fat Joe in Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – Straight from the Bronx, Fat Joe is making his way to the Northwest for a handful of shows and … Read More »

Cloud Palace – Lyra [Audio]

Cloud Palace – Lyra [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – From Vancouver’s newest independent record label Self Serve Records comes their first release via the newly formed production duo Cloud … Read More »

Billionaire B – Prestige STVT [Mixtape]

Billionaire B – Prestige STVT [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC – Awaiting the release of his summer album Prestige 3, Billionaire B drops a little teaser for fans titled Prestige … Read More »

Fat Joe in Vancouver on April 29 *Cancelled* [News]

Fat Joe in Vancouver on April 29 *Cancelled* [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on April 10, 2015 – Straight from the Bronx and live on April 29th at Vancouver’s Venue … Read More »

Sophia Danai – Daytime Dreaming [Video]

Sophia Danai – Daytime Dreaming [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity songstress Sophia Danai recently released her single “Daytime Dreaming” – from the Daytime Dreaming EP available here – ahead … Read More »

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

All ears are on L.A. when it comes to laid-back bangers with a voice speaking for the ‘hood. He’s been making major moves for…

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published February 10, 2015 – 
A message from our pals at #BlueprintLive: “Due to unforeseen circumstances the Problem show … Read More »

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Travi$ Scott is undoubtable one of the hottest young artists in the rap game right now. From coming up under … Read More »

Dragon Fli Empire’s Mission Statement West Coast Tour kicks off on Apr. 24 [News]

Dragon Fli Empire’s Mission Statement West Coast Tour kicks off on Apr. 24 [News]

Calgary, AB – Calgary hip-hop pioneers Dragon Fli Empire (aka: Teekay and DJ Cosm, aka: lords of the boom-bap) recently announced that … Read More »

Boi-1da at Republic Vancouver on May 8th [News] #HHCSponsored

Boi-1da at Republic Vancouver on May 8th [News] #HHCSponsored

Vancouver, BC – Grammy Award winning Canadian producer Boi-1da is making his Vancity debut on May 8th at Republic Nightclub – presented … Read More »

JC Subliminal – The Truth [Video]

JC Subliminal – The Truth [Video]

Vancouver, BC – JC Subliminal is back harder than ever and he’s making his mark by spreading “The Truth”. His latest video … Read More »

Alex Maher – I Just Wanna Love You [Video]

Alex Maher – I Just Wanna Love You [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Alex Maher is a multi-talented Vancouver musician who has developed a reputation for being a one man show. In … Read More »

TopLeft Recordings & Quarter Inch Kings – M.ade I.n C.anada Vol. 8 (Mixed by DJ Law) [Mixtape]

TopLeft Recordings & Quarter Inch Kings – M.ade I.n C.anada Vol. 8 (Mixed by DJ Law) [Mixtape]

Toronto, ON – Happy 4/20! The wait is over! TopLeft Recordings and Quarter Inch Kings have come together once again to present … Read More »

Goapele gives Vancouver the night of their lives [Review]

Goapele gives Vancouver the night of their lives [Review]

Vancouver, BC – American R&B singer Goapele released her fifth album, Strong As Glass last year and has been on tour ever … Read More »

Panther Matumona – Meditating On A Comet [Video]

Panther Matumona – Meditating On A Comet [Video]

Montreal, QC – Panther Matumona recently dropped the visuals to his self-produced single titled “Meditating on a Comet.”
The Vancouver-native resides in Montreal … Read More »

VanCityBeats & Mackned – Back On Earth [Audio]

VanCityBeats & Mackned – Back On Earth [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – VanCityBeats is back again, this round on a collab with Seattle native and ThraxxHouse founder – Mackned. The track … Read More »

COOKING at 303 Columbia w/ SYRE, James Deen and DEATHLYCHILL [News]

COOKING at 303 Columbia w/ SYRE, James Deen and DEATHLYCHILL [News]

Vancouver, BC – COOKING is a pop-up beat making workshop and speaker series showcasing some of Vancouver’s greatest and upcoming young talents. … Read More »

LaSquad – On The Level [Audio]

LaSquad – On The Level [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Just in time for that beautiful BC weather, LaSquad – who consists of Vancouver emcee Kapok, sultry singer/rhyme slayer … Read More »

Win tickets to see Yo Gotti live Canada wide [Contest]

Win tickets to see Yo Gotti live Canada wide [Contest]

Edmonton, AB – Last week we dropped the news that Yo Gotti is headed for his first Canadian tour starting May 5 … Read More »

Mr. Green – Toronto ft. Rich Kidd, Tre Mission, DeVah Quartet & Khari Wendell Mcclelland [Audio]

Mr. Green – Toronto ft. Rich Kidd, Tre Mission, DeVah Quartet & Khari Wendell Mcclelland [Audio]

Brooklyn, NY – On his new compilation Live From The Streets, veteran hip-hop producer Mr. Green pays homage to the thriving Toronto … Read More »

Ill Tone – Another Hundred Bars [Audio]

Ill Tone – Another Hundred Bars [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Back with another set of 100 (sometimes vulgar) bars is Vancity’s Ill Tone. On a self-proclaimed hiatus from making music, he still … Read More »

Adlib announces Canadian Invasion Tour Dates with Northern Minded [News]

Adlib announces Canadian Invasion Tour Dates with Northern Minded [News]

Kingston, ON – Originally published April 10, 2015 – Philadelphia emcee Adlib has announced the tour dates for his Canadian Invasion Tour with … Read More »

Yo Gotti to set out on Canadian Tour; starts May 5 in Victoria [News]

Yo Gotti to set out on Canadian Tour; starts May 5 in Victoria [News]

Edmonton, AB – Originally published April 5, 2015 – After postponing his Canadian tour dates last fall, Yo Gotti is back in … Read More »

B.C.’s Pemberton Music Festival reveals 2015 line-up [News]

B.C.’s Pemberton Music Festival reveals 2015 line-up [News]

Pemberton, BC – Originally published April 1, 2015 – Remember when Sarah Jay and Sarosh Rizvi went to Pemberton Music Festival last … Read More »

Immerze – Lucy [Audio]

Immerze – Lucy [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Immerze just dropped his latest single release titled “Lucy.” This is one seriously wavy weed rap track. It sounds … Read More »

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