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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

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Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Pemberton, BC – In our current society, social media has played the greatest contributing factor to the success of a music career. … Read More »

Dkay & Tecumseh provide dancehall vibes with brand new track “White Whine”

Dkay & Tecumseh provide dancehall vibes with brand new track “White Whine”

Vancouver, BC – Dkay teams up with fellow Vancity artist and frequent collaborator Tecumseh to tease the lead single from their forthcoming … Read More »

Win tickets to Chuck Inglish & Alex Wiley in Vancouver this Friday

Win tickets to Chuck Inglish & Alex Wiley in Vancouver this Friday

Vancouver, BC – Chuck Inglish has been rocking solo for a minute and Vancouver is about to get the chance to see … Read More »

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Nessly to perform Canada Day in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – AKA Paradise is bringing Atlanta to Canada to properly celebrate our home and native land. ATL’s rising artist Nessly, … Read More »

Larry Luxx takes listeners down a wavy ride with “Back Then”

Larry Luxx takes listeners down a wavy ride with “Back Then”

Vancouver, BC – Larry Luxx dips into the underground to pull some samples from the vocals of American rappers Lil Ugly Mane … Read More »

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Snak The Ripper’s From The Dirt reaches No. 1 on iTunes Canada Hip-Hop chart

Vancouver, BC – The new Snak The Ripper project, From The Dirt, is officially the first Canadian release to surpass Views on … Read More »

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper releases highly anticipated new album, From The Dirt

Vancouver, BC – After a strong lead up that involved extensive touring and a ton of great marketing collateral, the new Snak … Read More »

Upcoming Vancity showcase Women of the Underground is set to bring out Vancouver’s female emcees

Upcoming Vancity showcase Women of the Underground is set to bring out Vancouver’s female emcees

Vancouver, BC – Where It’s At Entertainment and Cariboo Brewing present Women of the Underground, a hip-hop showcase which is set to expose … Read More »

Let’s Go: TassNata to perform new single featuring Rich Kidd & Tona at BigTicket, June 24

Let’s Go: TassNata to perform new single featuring Rich Kidd & Tona at BigTicket, June 24

Vernon, BC – BC hip-hop vet TassNata has been on our radar now for more than a decade, but lately he’s been … Read More »

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

#BigTicket returns June 24 with Naturally Born Strangers, TassNata, Rochester & more

Toronto, ON – Monthly hip-hop series #BigTicket returns next Friday, June 24 inside Toronto’s Revival Bar. The headline is JUNO Award-winning trio, … Read More »

SonReal announces the release of The Name EP for August 12

SonReal announces the release of The Name EP for August 12

Vancouver, BC – West Coast rapper SonReal just announced the release of his forthcoming EP titled The Name. The EP is set … Read More »

Vancouver producer Heroshe redefines innovation with debut project ‘Jukes from the 6’

Vancouver producer Heroshe redefines innovation with debut project ‘Jukes from the 6’

Vancouver, BC – The energy is feeling vibrant in the Vancouver music community, and Vancity and Chapel Sound producer, Heroshe just upped … Read More »

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – The middle of the week can be a sleepy time for the music scene in Vancouver, but this last Wednesday … Read More »

Adonis the Greek croons velvet hooks on new single “Get 2 U” featuring Raeliss

Adonis the Greek croons velvet hooks on new single “Get 2 U” featuring Raeliss

Vancouver, BC – Los Angeles artist, Adonis the Greek recruits Vancity producer (and established vocalist) Swisslizz on his latest track “Get 2 … Read More »

#12AlbumsFor2016 Tour: Moka Only still puts on one of the best live shows ever

#12AlbumsFor2016 Tour: Moka Only still puts on one of the best live shows ever

Toronto, ON – On Jun. 12, Moka Only performed at Nocturne in Toronto as the fourth stop along his #12AlbumsFor2016 Tour.
Moka Only … Read More »

BAS hits Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown June 23rd on Too High To Riot Tour

BAS hits Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown June 23rd on Too High To Riot Tour

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts has a full summer line up of dope shows coming up…one in particular next Thursday June 23rd … Read More »

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller & DJ Mustard amongst heavy-hitters slotted for FVDED In The Park

Vancouver, BC – For their second year in a row Blueprint Live in partnership with Live Nation are set to bring an … Read More »

Listen now: Northwest Division & Stealth Bomb Records artist Junk’s new project, I.A.N.

Listen now: Northwest Division & Stealth Bomb Records artist Junk’s new project, I.A.N.

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off of last night’s release party for Junk’s new album I.A.N. (or I am No One), we bring … Read More »

Listen now: Golden’s new Showers album features Snak, Brevner, Merkules & more

Listen now: Golden’s new Showers album features Snak, Brevner, Merkules & more

Vancouver, BC – Earlier in the year, we ran a feature on Stealth Bomb’s Golden and his SBR debut, Showers. The album … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet initiates a summer wave with his latest single “Like A Movie”

Kenny Gourmet initiates a summer wave with his latest single “Like A Movie”

Vancouver, BC – The last time we heard from Vancity emcee, Kenny Gourmet, it was for the notable release of his last … Read More »

Erick Rush drops cinematic visuals for “#Since98” featuring Groovy Mave

Erick Rush drops cinematic visuals for “#Since98” featuring Groovy Mave

Edmonton, AB – One of the greatest things about music is it’s ability to bring together people from all around the world. Edmonton … Read More »

Song of the Day: Snak The Ripper leaks “FTW” in advance of June 17 album, From The Dirt

Song of the Day: Snak The Ripper leaks “FTW” in advance of June 17 album, From The Dirt

Vancouver, BC – Our Song of the Day comes in the form of an exclusive leak from our good friends at Stealth … Read More »

You need to listen to Maka’s new grime influenced Moxie EP

You need to listen to Maka’s new grime influenced Moxie EP

Vancouver, BC – Last month Vancouver artist Maka released a four-track grime-influenced EP titled Moxie. The EP was entirely produced by Ian … Read More »

Up close with The Smokers Club Tour

Up close with The Smokers Club Tour

Vancouver, BC – This past Tuesday Timbre Concerts brought forth The Smokers Club Tour to Fortune Sound with the legendary Cam’ron, The … Read More »

Is the beef coming to an end? Madchild gives a shout-out to Snak The Ripper & Merkules

Is the beef coming to an end? Madchild gives a shout-out to Snak The Ripper & Merkules

Vancouver, BC – Updated Jun. 1 at 10:45 a.m. MT – Looks like the rap beef is not coming to an end. … Read More »

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never Stop The Show”

Enfield, NS – This week Classified is promoting the single “Never Stop The Show” off his recently released Greatful album. The track … Read More »

Discreet rolls out new album Victoria’s Secret and dominates for Victoria

Discreet rolls out new album Victoria’s Secret and dominates for Victoria

Victoria, BC – While some artists show up with a mere few tracks, others realize that riding fans appreciate a little something extra … Read More »

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Stealth Bomb’s new Golden boy rains Showers with debut album

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on May 10, 2016 – They are pushing the boundaries of Canadian hip-hop and now the Stealth … Read More »

Macklemore hits Vancouver as first stop on North American tour

Macklemore hits Vancouver as first stop on North American tour

Vancouver, BC – It’s been four years since independent Seattle emcee, Macklemore, performed in Vancouver. August 12th, 2012 saw the send-off show for … Read More »

Snak the Ripper provides a filthy preview of From The Dirt with his latest video

Snak the Ripper provides a filthy preview of From The Dirt with his latest video

Vancouver, BC – If cleanliness is next to godliness consider Snak The Ripper the devil’s sidekick. From his upcoming and widely anticipated … Read More »

Long weekend showcase brings out a plethora of the best Vancouver talent

Long weekend showcase brings out a plethora of the best Vancouver talent

Vancouver, BC – Long weekends are always an excuse to throw a good party, and the Alexander Gastown hosted a memorable one this … Read More »

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