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Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

Quake Matthews releases “Just Another Love Story” video; pens himself a letter

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Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Brainfeeder’s own Thundercat made a stop in Vancouver last week as part of his World Tour. The sold-out crowd … 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 »

Stevie Ross’s debut Something In Wonderland just dropped and it’s worth checking out

Stevie Ross’s debut Something In Wonderland just dropped and it’s worth checking out

Vancouver, BC – Although he shows promise as one of Vancouver’s budding up-and-comers, Stevie Ross is no novice in the scene. He’s … Read More »

Premiere: ninetyfour links with Missisauga artist Devon Tracy on “Plottin”

Premiere: ninetyfour links with Missisauga artist Devon Tracy on “Plottin”

Vancouver, BC – Ninetyfour is on wave right now that’s predictably about to shift the scene on the Pacific Northwest. Teaming up with … Read More »

Take a hit at Tyler Skyy’s new “Women” video

Take a hit at Tyler Skyy’s new “Women” video

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver-created artist Tyler Skyy released new visuals for his stimulating track “Women” fresh off his new album Rainy Days + Peace Signs.
The … Read More »

Jay Branks drops visuals for “For You” and follows up with audio for “Lonely”

Jay Branks drops visuals for “For You” and follows up with audio for “Lonely”

Vancouver, BC – Jay Branks is on the come up for 2017 and with his clean sound, sharp visuals and steady stream … Read More »

Felonius Chino addresses mental health struggles on new single “Again”

Felonius Chino addresses mental health struggles on new single “Again”

Abbotsford, BC – British Columbia artist Felonius Chino recently released a new single titled “Again.”
“Again” is a song addressing mental health struggles; … Read More »

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Cabo San Lucas, MX – HipHopCanada brings you the premiere of the brand new Snak The Ripper video coming in support of … Read More »

Nunavut artist B3auu resolves to “Capitalize” on every situation in the New Year

Nunavut artist B3auu resolves to “Capitalize” on every situation in the New Year

Iqaluit, NU – Nunavut artist B3auu (formerly of the Hamilton, ON based Bo$ Clique crew) just released a new self-produced single titled … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 14

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

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Vancouver, BC – Junk capped off 2016 with the release of his Snak The Ripper-directed video, “Saved Me.” The song, which also … Read More »

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

Vancouver, BC – Lifestyle brand HICU is cultivating the Vancouver talent pool with their recently dropped collection of tracks and second installment … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2016

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2017 at HipHopCanada, I decided I’d kick off the new year proper by delivering … Read More »

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

Our Favourite Stories of 2016

We wanted our list to be 16 items long (it’s the trendy thing to do with Top 10 lists this year) but that wasn’t going to happen.

Madchild releases video for Evidence-produced “Write It Down” off Darkest Hour

Madchild releases video for Evidence-produced “Write It Down” off Darkest Hour

Vancouver, BC – Getting ready for the March 10 release of his new album Darkest Hour, Madchild ends the year off with … Read More »

We talked to Vancouver’s CGB about the release of his new project, Limitless Progression 2

We talked to Vancouver’s CGB about the release of his new project, Limitless Progression 2

2016 has brought together an eclectic community of artists on the West Coast who have collectively embraced a new age of music where you no longer need to fit within the confines of a single genre.

Austin Sexton is taking R&B through a romantic metamorphosis with his latest single “U”

Austin Sexton is taking R&B through a romantic metamorphosis with his latest single “U”

Santa Barbara, CA – Austin Sexton is a singer/songwriter/producer based in Santa Barbara, who has an extensive background in live instrumentation/alternative music from the … Read More »

Edmonton’s Brothers Grim release lyric video for Madchild & Nato-assisted “It’s Grim”

Edmonton’s Brothers Grim release lyric video for Madchild & Nato-assisted “It’s Grim”

Edmonton, AB – Komrade and Pat Grim of The Brothers Grim enlist their former tour-mate Madchild for their new Nato-produced single, “It’s … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 13

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

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 12

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

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

New Year’s Eve: Madchild, Pimpton, Joseph Rose & more are live at The Exchange in Regina

Regina, SK – If you’re anywhere near Regina on New Year’s Eve, make sure you make your way to The Exchange (2431 … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 11

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

Snak The Ripper, Merkules and more make the lineup for A Christmas Miracle Dec. 23rd

Snak The Ripper, Merkules and more make the lineup for A Christmas Miracle Dec. 23rd

Vancouver, BC – Friday December 23rd Snak the Ripper, Merkules and the Stealth Bomb / SDK squad take over A Christmas Miracle … Read More »

Ninetyfour releases charged visuals for “It’s Yours”

Ninetyfour releases charged visuals for “It’s Yours”

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a good year for Vancouver artist, ninetyfour. The Yours Truly member released his debut mixtape, It’s Yours which garnered … Read More »

Panax and Kapok drop chromatic visuals for “Raindrops” (Prod. by AstroLogical)

Panax and Kapok drop chromatic visuals for “Raindrops” (Prod. by AstroLogical)

Vancouver, BC –  Vancouver’s Panax (formerly known as Dmac) is an emcee that you might already be familiar with. most recently he teamed up … Read More »

King H goes in on the new visuals for “Next Up Freestyle”

King H goes in on the new visuals for “Next Up Freestyle”

Vancouver, BC – King H is a Vancouver emcee who was born into the industry as a freestyle rapper, but is smoothly making the … Read More »

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