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Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring K

Halifax’s Neon Dreams goes Gold with “Marching Bands” single featuring K

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Live Evil perform their single “Throw It” ft. P-Lo at Serato Studios

Live Evil perform their single “Throw It” ft. P-Lo at Serato Studios

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver live production duo Live Evil – consisting of DJs Marvel and Kutcorners – recently teamed up with Bay … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 40

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 40

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

Immerze discusses switching up his sound & always being on the “Go”

Immerze discusses switching up his sound & always being on the “Go”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver artist Immerze recently teamed up with Brandon Gregora for this brand new track titled “Go” off the forthcoming … Read More »

JMØN may be only 19 years old, but he’s already making his mark on the West Coast scene

JMØN may be only 19 years old, but he’s already making his mark on the West Coast scene

Vancouver, BC – As a new generation of artists makes their come-up, the birth of new sound is logically warranted and inevitable. But … Read More »

Check out this remix of Big Sean’s “Bounce Back” by Vancouver DJ Vanic

Check out this remix of Big Sean’s “Bounce Back” by Vancouver DJ Vanic

Vancouver, BC -Fresh off the successful release of “Staring at the Sun” featuring Clara Mae, Canadian DJ / producer Vanic released a … Read More »

JayKin samples P.M. Dawn on his new single “BONUS” from his upcoming album

JayKin samples P.M. Dawn on his new single “BONUS” from his upcoming album

Vancouver, BC – One of Vancouver’s most respected and well-known emcees recently released the first impression from his upcoming album, BONUS.  Vancouver-based … Read More »

Raiel lays wistful and fluid ballads on his new single “Beautiful”

Raiel lays wistful and fluid ballads on his new single “Beautiful”

Vancouver, BC – Through his personal experience and own perspective of being a former migrant, Raiel‘s intent with his recently released single “Beautiful” … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 39

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 39

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

Kenny Gourmet breaks his musical hiatus with his new summer single “Come Thru”

Kenny Gourmet breaks his musical hiatus with his new summer single “Come Thru”

Vancouver, BC – Singer/rapper Kenny Gourmet returns from his musical hiatus with his summer single, “Come Thru.” This is the first offering of new music from Gourmet in the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 38 (Sled Island Edition)

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

Doug Crawford and the Euro Trip

Doug Crawford and the Euro Trip

Vancouver, BC – Good Friday Ent and Secret Society present Doug Crawford and the Euro Trip. The European tour … Read More »

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

The HipHopCanada guide to Sled Island 2017

Calgary, AB – From Jun. 21 to Jun. 25, the annual Sled Island music festival takes over Calgary for a week … Read More »

Bry recruits Chicago’s Goody and Vancouver emcee Zac Flewids for “Lately”

Bry recruits Chicago’s Goody and Vancouver emcee Zac Flewids for “Lately”

Boston, MA –  Boston-based artist Bry recently linked with Chicago-based rapper Goody and Canadian emcee Zac Flewids for his new track “Lately.” Flewids … Read More »

I M U R’s video for “Swirl” is a beautiful exploration of love, fluidity, and movement

I M U R’s video for “Swirl” is a beautiful exploration of love, fluidity, and movement

Vancouver, BC – This week Vancouver trio I M U R (Mikey J, Jenny Lea, and Amine Bouzaher) released a new Nancy … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 37

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 37

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

Migos made it into Canada and Vancouver came out in numbers for Future’s Nobody Safe Tour

Migos made it into Canada and Vancouver came out in numbers for Future’s Nobody Safe Tour

Vancouver, BC – For most of us on the West Coast, the announcement of Future‘s Nobody Safe Tour brought with it the excitement … Read More »

NINETYFOUR keeps our attention focused on Yours Truly with sultry visuals for “Watch Me”

NINETYFOUR keeps our attention focused on Yours Truly with sultry visuals for “Watch Me”

Vancouver, BC – The Joe McLaren-produced track premiered a few weeks ago, but the accompanying visuals for NINETYFOUR‘s newest single “Watch Me” are applaudable. … Read More »

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Vancouver, BC – Filmed on location at Vancouver’s infamous 420 Festival 2017 at Sunset Beach, we bring you “Get High,” the latest … Read More »

JMØN introduces a new wave of young rappers from “The Couvv” with “You Can’t Hang”

JMØN introduces a new wave of young rappers from “The Couvv” with “You Can’t Hang”

Vancouver, BC – 18 year old rapper/singer/songwriter/producer JMØN may be young, but his flow is advanced and musical intuition uncanny. Based in Vancouver, … Read More »

Snak The Ripper drops new Stuey Kubrick-directed video for It’s Over featuring Jaclyn Gee

Snak The Ripper drops new Stuey Kubrick-directed video for It’s Over featuring Jaclyn Gee

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb Records recording artist and CEO, Snak The Ripper, lets off fresh Stuey Kubrick-directed visuals in support of … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 36

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 36

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

Austin Sexton is back with his new single “Someone” and it’s groovy beyond compare

Austin Sexton is back with his new single “Someone” and it’s groovy beyond compare

Santa Barbara, CA – The appreciation of funk music is making it’s current comeback, and we’ve been watching Santa Barbara artist Austin Sexton … Read More »

Tory Lanez hosts Nobody Safe Tour afterparty at Harbour Event Centre this Friday

Tory Lanez hosts Nobody Safe Tour afterparty at Harbour Event Centre this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Future, Tory Lanez, Migos and A$AP Ferg touchdown in Vancouver this coming Friday, June 9th for the Nobody Safe Tour … Read More »

FVDED in the Park returns for its’ third year with Wiz Khalifa, PND, 24Hrs, Madeintyo & Night Lovell

FVDED in the Park returns for its’ third year with Wiz Khalifa, PND, 24Hrs, Madeintyo & Night Lovell

Surrey, BC – With the announcement of the cancel of Pemberton Music Festival, the West Coast was left with a bitter taste this … Read More »

Video of the Day: Junk drops new Snak The Ripper-directed visuals for “Stupid and Ugly”

Video of the Day: Junk drops new Snak The Ripper-directed visuals for “Stupid and Ugly”

Vancouver, BC – We’re thrilled to bring you the world premiere of the new Junk video for his C-Lance and Aaron Hiltz-produced … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 35

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 35

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

Here are three examples why we think MANILA GREY is among the West’s strongest voices

Here are three examples why we think MANILA GREY is among the West’s strongest voices

Richmond, BC – Crediting their inspiration as tropical trips and city life, Asian rap duo MANILA GREY use their music as a vehicle … Read More »

Montreal’s DJ Praiz & Wundrkut showcase skills in new turntablism video, “It Goes Like”

Montreal’s DJ Praiz & Wundrkut showcase skills in new turntablism video, “It Goes Like”

Vancouver, BC – The latest collaboration efforts from Montreal-native DJ Praiz and Surrey, BC-born Wundrkut, the 2006 Canadian DMC champ. Combining musicianship … Read More »

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb’s Snak The Ripper and Good Friday Entertainment recently announced Snak’s forthcoming Canadian tour which will be reaching … Read More »

One Long Dream: SonReal releases “Potential” video in support of new project

One Long Dream: SonReal releases “Potential” video in support of new project

Vancouver, BC – SonReal jumped on Twitter yesterday to release his new Dane Collison-directed video for “Potential.”
“Potential out world wide now. We … Read More »

Dkay and the Leftside collective put on for Vancouver in “Westhill”

Dkay and the Leftside collective put on for Vancouver in “Westhill”

Vancouver, BC – Following the recent success of “Dáme” – Vancouver-based musician/creative Dkay returns with the second release from his upcoming EP, Rudeboy. “Westhill” is a defining visual for … Read More »

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