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2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

2017 Music Nova Scotia Awards: Quake wins SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

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SonReal releases dates for One Long Dream Tour Continued; tickets available Friday

SonReal releases dates for One Long Dream Tour Continued; tickets available Friday

Vancouver, BC – Earlier today, SonReal released the dates for his upcoming One Long Dream Tour Continued. The 19-date tour starts off … Read More »

Jay Moses is a self-made kid from the West Side and he reps it on his new single “Bag Music”

Jay Moses is a self-made kid from the West Side and he reps it on his new single “Bag Music”

Vancouver, BC – Following the release of his debut EP Eden, West Coast artist Jay Moses returns with the first single from … Read More »

Song of the Day: Sleeping on Kenny Gourmet is a “No-No” after listening to his new single

Song of the Day: Sleeping on Kenny Gourmet is a “No-No” after listening to his new single

Vancouver, BC – With two singles successfully released this past summer 2017 (“Come Thru” and “For The Babes”), singer-rapper Kenny Gourmet is … Read More »

Song of the Day: Dave Fields joins forces with Seth Kay for nocturnal track “Can’t Sleep”

Song of the Day: Dave Fields joins forces with Seth Kay for nocturnal track “Can’t Sleep”

Vancouver, BC – Dave Fields is a rapper and producer based in Vancouver, Canada. He’s had two major projects since 2016: a full-length album titled Neck … Read More »

Here’s why FVDED in the Park saved festival season on the West Coast

Here’s why FVDED in the Park saved festival season on the West Coast

Surrey, BC  – While Vancouver is considered one of the most popular destinations in Canada, there are actually very few occasions for the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 50

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 50

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify back in 2016 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. 49

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 49

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

Catch our recap of the inaugural Safe & Sound Fest featuring Majid Jordan, dvsn & Jessie Reyez

Catch our recap of the inaugural Safe & Sound Fest featuring Majid Jordan, dvsn & Jessie Reyez

New Westminster, BC – For those music fans who felt like the West Coast missed out on the full festival experience this summer, Safe … Read More »

Vancouver rapper Blak Ace enlists Starving Marvel for new “SiXohFoe” video (Sponsored)

Vancouver rapper Blak Ace enlists Starving Marvel for new “SiXohFoe” video (Sponsored)

Vancouver recording artist Blak Ace recently teamed up with director Starving Marvel to create his new visuals for “SiXohFoe.” Check out the … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 48

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 48

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

Safe & Sound is set to bring together top voices in Canadian R&B for immersive festival experience

Safe & Sound is set to bring together top voices in Canadian R&B for immersive festival experience

New Westminster, BC – This coming Sunday, September 3rd, Safe & Sound Entertainment will welcome a roster of Canada’s top talents in … Read More »

Last night was a vibe as Vancouver warmly received Jidenna’s “Long Live The Chief Tour”

Last night was a vibe as Vancouver warmly received Jidenna’s “Long Live The Chief Tour”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver came out last night for a packed show at Vancouver’s downtown nightclub Venue to welcome Wondaland Records artist Jidenna and the Long … Read More »

Havoc of Mobb Deep kicks off Canadian tour in Vancouver on Sept. 6 (Sponsored)

Havoc of Mobb Deep kicks off Canadian tour in Vancouver on Sept. 6 (Sponsored)

Vancouver, BC – Earlier this year, New York rapper Prodigy had been working with our friends at Good Friday Entertainment to launch … Read More »

Necro announces the F**k Commercial Rap Canadian Promo Tour with Madchild

Necro announces the F**k Commercial Rap Canadian Promo Tour with Madchild

Oshawa, ON – Necro is set to embark on his first Canadian tour in almost a decade, embarking on the Fuck Commercial … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 47

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 47

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

Junk kicks off Western Canada leg off Stupid and Ugly Tour on September 2

Junk kicks off Western Canada leg off Stupid and Ugly Tour on September 2

Vancouver, BC – More news from the Stealth Bomb Records camp. Junk and D-Rec are bringing the Stupid and Ugly Official Tour … Read More »

Wanna Be Me: Stealth Bomb’s Jaclyn Gee drops hot new Stuey Kubrick-directed visuals

Wanna Be Me: Stealth Bomb’s Jaclyn Gee drops hot new Stuey Kubrick-directed visuals

Vancouver, BC – Check out the latest visual release from Stealth Bomb Records recording artist, Jaclyn Gee. “Wanna Be Me” – was … Read More »

Aug. 27: House of PainT main event to feature A-Trak, Adam Bomb, Smif-n-Wessun & more

Aug. 27: House of PainT main event to feature A-Trak, Adam Bomb, Smif-n-Wessun & more

Ottawa, ON – The good people at House of PainT have another great line-up in store for their annual festival under Ottawa’s … Read More »

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 »

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

Vancouver, BC – It’s a Friday evening in the sunny coastal city, and the energetic lines of youth stretch around UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium. … Read More »

2 Chainz kills Vancouver stop of his “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” Tour, with a broken leg

2 Chainz kills Vancouver stop of his “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” Tour, with a broken leg

Vancouver, BC – Last night was a particularly busy evening on the West Coast. The Commodore Ballroom sold-out weeks in advance and … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 46

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 46

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

Honey Jam returns Aug. 24 in Toronto showcasing 15 artists; hosted by Tika Simone

Honey Jam returns Aug. 24 in Toronto showcasing 15 artists; hosted by Tika Simone

Toronto, ON – For 22 years, Honey Jam has fostered the development of up-and-coming female artists, resulting in successful alumni such as … Read More »

Victoria artist Connor Phillips tries to fill the emptiness in his new video single “Nowadays”

Victoria artist Connor Phillips tries to fill the emptiness in his new video single “Nowadays”

Victoria, BC – On Aug. 6, Victoria artist Connor Phillips released a brand new video single titled “Nowadays.”
Produced by XXYYXX, “Nowadays” … Read More »

Ninetyfour’s Spree Boy Series is going strong with “Run It Up” and “24/7”

Ninetyfour’s Spree Boy Series is going strong with “Run It Up” and “24/7”

Vancouver, BC – West Coast artist NINETYFOUR started the “Spree Boy Series” earlier this summer. His third and fourth releases are here, and … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 45

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 45

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

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – If you haven’t heard the news about Bryson Tiller bringing his signature brand of Trapsoul to Vancouver, stop sleeping. … Read More »

Vancouver’s MANILA GREY pulls through with another banger on “Free Spirit”

Vancouver’s MANILA GREY pulls through with another banger on “Free Spirit”

Vancouver, BC – Produced by azel north, MANILA GREY‘s new single “Free Spirit” features a commanding vocal sample, and a club ready bassline. … Read More »

Enter into the distorted sonic world of Vancouver-based artist angst with “No More” Part 1 & 2

Enter into the distorted sonic world of Vancouver-based artist angst with “No More” Part 1 & 2

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off an opening slot for Lil Pump last week at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, Vancouver-based artist angst dropped … Read More »

Jacob Hoskins & Reuben McKechnie capture the beauty of same-sex relationships in “NAKED”

Jacob Hoskins & Reuben McKechnie capture the beauty of same-sex relationships in “NAKED”

Vancouver, BC – A touching piece of black and white visuals come to us from Vancouver artists Jacob Hoskins and Reuben McKechnie. The … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 44

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 44

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

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