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Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Bishop Brigante will join Royce 5’9″ as a special guest on his LAYERS Canadian tour

Toronto, ON – This announcement probably would have been perfect for our mini Bishop Brigante takeover a couple of weeks back, but … Read More »

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah … Read More »

4-time Juno Award nominee SonReal releases new single, “Can I Get A Witness”

4-time Juno Award nominee SonReal releases new single, “Can I Get A Witness”

Vancouver, BC – Coming off a busy Juno weekend in Calgary where he was nominated for Rap Recording of the Year, Canadian … Read More »

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Review: Snak the Ripper & SDK took over JunoFest at Broken City #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak the Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

Westcoast: Surrey’s Baby Fresh teams up with Scody Jonez & Keemzie for new video

Westcoast: Surrey’s Baby Fresh teams up with Scody Jonez & Keemzie for new video

Surrey, BC – Baby Fresh teams up with Scody Jonez and Keemzie for the “Westcoast” video. The track was produced by OmniBeats … Read More »

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

k-os breaks down the Junos: Why 2016 was the #BestJunosYet

Calgary, AB – Canadian artist and 2016 nominee for “Rap Recording of the Year,” k-os says that the 2016 Juno Awards in … Read More »

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton Music Festival just dropped the 2016 lineup

Pemberton, BC – After months of waiting, we’re finally happy to announce that the good folks over at Pemberton Music Festival just … Read More »

Win tickets to see Tinashe in Vancouver this Sunday

Win tickets to see Tinashe in Vancouver this Sunday

Vancouver, BC – This Sunday April 10th Timbre Concerts and Slowjam Sundays present a very special all-ages event at the Vogue Theatre … Read More »

Exclusive: Snak The Ripper announces From The Dirt Canadian Tour

Exclusive: Snak The Ripper announces From The Dirt Canadian Tour

Prince George, BC – With Snak The Ripper revealing the name of his From The Dirt album on social media this past Sunday, … Read More »

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Review: Merkules tore down Broken City during JUNOFest #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, Snak The Ripper and Merkules came through Calgary to perform at Broken City as a part … Read More »

DJ 151 promos upcoming album with shout out from Merkules

DJ 151 promos upcoming album with shout out from Merkules

Vancouver, BC – Self-proclaimed East Van OG DJ 151 has been tirelessly pushing his movement in Vancouver from time and with his … Read More »

Sophia Danai shines as one of Vancouver’s most vocally stunning songstresses

Sophia Danai shines as one of Vancouver’s most vocally stunning songstresses

Vancouver, BC – It was only a week ago when I was sitting in my apartment downloading Sophia Danai‘s newest album, Love … Read More »

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Green Carpet Arrivals: 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards #JUNOAwards

Calgary, AB – On Apr. 2, the 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards took place at the Telus Convention Centre in downtown … Read More »

Denzel Curry and Allan Kingdom break the floors at the Alexander Gastown

Denzel Curry and Allan Kingdom break the floors at the Alexander Gastown

Vancouver, BC – Wherever you were Friday night, it probably wasn’t as rowdy as the show Denzel Curry put on at the Alexander … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet drops Tilde and claims spot as Vancouver’s new face of chillwave rap

Kenny Gourmet drops Tilde and claims spot as Vancouver’s new face of chillwave rap

Vancouver, BC – If you follow Canadian hip-hop or rap, you may recognize the growing amount of quality talent coming out of the West … Read More »

Cody the Catch takes us on a trip in latest video “Turnt Upside Down”

Cody the Catch takes us on a trip in latest video “Turnt Upside Down”

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a minute since we’ve seen a release from Vancouverite Cody the Catch, but the Legendary Hammers emcee has … Read More »

Win tickets to see Yung Lean in Vancouver Thursday March 31

Win tickets to see Yung Lean in Vancouver Thursday March 31

Vancouver, BC – The Sad Boys will be in the building at The Vogue Theatre this Thursday as Yung Lean takes over … Read More »

Dirty Frazier teams up with Starving Marvel in visuals for “Make A Couple Dollars”

Dirty Frazier teams up with Starving Marvel in visuals for “Make A Couple Dollars”

Quesnel, BC – Fresh off tour and riding off the buzz from his previous project The Dirty One EP, Dirty Frazier hits … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

Today is the official kick-off to JUNO Week in Calgary … Read More »

So Loki remixes their single “Lil Ma” and gives us our weekend anthem

So Loki remixes their single “Lil Ma” and gives us our weekend anthem

Vancouver, BC – It’s Easter weekend, and while some of us are feasting with family and friends, music fiends know that a … Read More »

Mission Control aims to bring together Vancity’s most promising upcoming talents

Mission Control aims to bring together Vancity’s most promising upcoming talents

Vancouver, BC – If you live in the Vancouver area and have an interest in the growing live music scene that’s been cultivating, … Read More »

Rel McCoy goes international in new music video for “Ain’t Yours”

Rel McCoy goes international in new music video for “Ain’t Yours”

Toronto, ON – Previously known as Relic, Rel McCoy excites fans by releasing the first music video from his upcoming project Gas Money. … Read More »

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

Premiere: Horsepowar takes on the rap world with her latest EP Out2Lunch

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen the come-up of a new female rapper in the Vancouver scene … Read More »

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 14, 2016 – As we inch farther into the month, Vancouver music aficionados ready themselves for five … Read More »

Immerze delivers his “2 Cents” over top a beat cooked up by Shah Beats & Brevner

Immerze delivers his “2 Cents” over top a beat cooked up by Shah Beats & Brevner

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver-based rapper (by way of Toronto) Immerze just teamed up with Shah Beats and Brevner to hit us with … Read More »

Swisslizz represents for Vancity in “What’s Mine”

Swisslizz represents for Vancity in “What’s Mine”

Vancouver,BC – Recently I had the chance to review the latest EP Tales from 25 from Vancity’s, Swisslizz. The overall project was a really … Read More »

Larry Luxx drops remix of Tupac’s classic “I’m Gettin’ Money”

Larry Luxx drops remix of Tupac’s classic “I’m Gettin’ Money”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver producer, Larry Luxx starts our week off on a high note by dropping a chopped up remix of Tupac’s “I’m … Read More »

Sam Lucia resonate on “PINKY RINGS” with Matt Harvey

Sam Lucia resonate on “PINKY RINGS” with Matt Harvey

Vancouver, BC – SO LOKI has had a busy start to 2016. They started off the year with the successful release of Supermaniac; … Read More »

Northern producer Jeremy Parkin teams up with Kelvin on track “Bring It All”

Northern producer Jeremy Parkin teams up with Kelvin on track “Bring It All”

Vancouver, BC – There are strange things done under the midnight sun, and apparently epics beats being produced in the far northern territory of … Read More »

JayKin teases upcoming studio project with “3am/M∆JOR” freestyle

JayKin teases upcoming studio project with “3am/M∆JOR” freestyle

Vancouver, BC – JayKin is not a new face to the west-coast music scene. He’s one of the few Vancity rappers that is … Read More »

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