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Getting Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Getting Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a beautiful Friday night set in Vancouver by Top Dawg Entertainment’s lovely first lady, we caught up with … Read More »

Tyler Skyy – Dear Forever [Album]

Tyler Skyy – Dear Forever [Album]

Vancouver, BC – Dear Forever, by Tyler Skyy, is the definition of artistic expression, from start to finish. Collaborations with names such as BDice, … Read More »

J.West – Round Here [Audio]

J.West – Round Here [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – As part of the #WESTWEDNESDAYS project, J.West brings us “Round Here”, right on the heels of the strong “Fired … Read More »

Onyx hits Vancity on the #WAKEDAFUCUP tour [Photos]

Onyx hits Vancity on the #WAKEDAFUCUP tour [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity has aways had a lot of love for Sticky Fingaz and Fredro Starr so naturally we were a … Read More »

Juicy J turns up Vancouver on Never Sober Tour [Review]

Juicy J turns up Vancouver on Never Sober Tour [Review]

Vancouver, BC - Juicy J recently preformed a show at The Vogue Theatre with Luke Christopher, J Dennis, HeatWave, and Spac3man as a part … Read More »

IAMSU! to hit Vancity on August 30 [News]

IAMSU! to hit Vancity on August 30 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 23, 2014 – HBK’s own IAMSU! has been making some moves these days, gearing up to … Read More »

SonReal – Live This ft. Madchild [Audio]

SonReal – Live This ft. Madchild [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – After wrapping up a 53-date American tour, SonReal lets go of an unreleased track featuring the Vancouver veteran, Madchild. … Read More »

Pay Attention: Big K.R.I.T. brings tour to Montreal, Toronto, Victoria & Vancouver [News]

Pay Attention: Big K.R.I.T. brings tour to Montreal, Toronto, Victoria & Vancouver [News]

Montreal, QC – Big K.R.I.T. has announced the 31-dates for his anticipated Pay Attention Tour. Canada has 4 stops on the touring … Read More »

Snak The Ripper – Alive ft. Jaclyn Gee [Video]

Snak The Ripper – Alive ft. Jaclyn Gee [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb Records’ Snak The Ripper has released some fresh new visuals in support of his Just Giver album. “Alive” … Read More »

Shamik – Channeling India [Album]

Shamik – Channeling India [Album]

Saskatoon, SK – In October of 2013, Shamik traveled across 6 states in India with his family. His brother was filming Holy Mother … Read More »

k-os – WiLD4TheNight (EgoLand) [Video]

k-os – WiLD4TheNight (EgoLand) [Video]

Toronto, ON – Originally published August 8, 2014 – On Aug. 6, k-os dropped some dope new visuals for the track “WiLD4TheNight … Read More »

Vancity Beats – Wild For The Night (Van$ity Remix) [Audio]

Vancity Beats – Wild For The Night (Van$ity Remix) [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – We’ve got another dope remix from VanCityBeats; this time he chops up Flacko’s “Wild For The Night”. Oddly, this Van$ity … Read More »

J.West – Fired Up [Audio]

J.West – Fired Up [Audio]

Vancouver, BC –  J. West’s latest #WESTWEDNESDAYS is titled  ”Fired Up”, produced by Stroker DeLuca. Having opened for Dizzy Wright back in July of … Read More »

Vancity Prince – #Venting [Audio]

Vancity Prince – #Venting [Audio]

Vancouver, BC  - Vancity Prince‘s latest offering is rife with hard lyrics. At 19 he brings to the Vancouver scene the vigour … Read More »

Kelvin – Pick You Up (KIDS, The Hazing Promo) [Video]

Kelvin – Pick You Up (KIDS, The Hazing Promo) [Video]

Vancouver, BC - To help raise the hype for The Hazing, KIDS will be releasing a video each week leading up to the … Read More »

Kyirim  – Where I Live ft. Moka Only & DJ K-Rec [Video]

Kyirim – Where I Live ft. Moka Only & DJ K-Rec [Video]

Vancouver, BC - Kyirim releases his brand new single “Where I Live” ft. Moka Only & DJ K-Rec (prod. Young DeVito). It is … Read More »

Gettin’ Old Schooled with Jay Swing & Kemo Sept 5 [Contest]

Gettin’ Old Schooled with Jay Swing & Kemo Sept 5 [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – There are few well respected vets in Vancity’s DJ game but when two of the majors like Jay Swing … Read More »

Upcoming Events at Fortune Sound: Mya, and the eMC crew [News]

Upcoming Events at Fortune Sound: Mya, and the eMC crew [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 21, 2014 – You know the homies at Fortune Sound are steady providing a space for … Read More »

Slaine Bobby Be Real ft. Tech N9ne & Madchild (Song Stream) [Video]

Slaine Bobby Be Real ft. Tech N9ne & Madchild (Song Stream) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Our hometown hero Madchild has teamed up with La Coka Nosta’s Slaine to add a verse to his new … Read More »

Tastemaker, move-maker: Seattle’s iLL Chris puts on for the Northwest [Interview]

Tastemaker, move-maker: Seattle’s iLL Chris puts on for the Northwest [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – The Seattle hip-hop scene has been on the radar of rap fans for a minute. With vets like Sir-Mix-a-Lot, … Read More »

e.d.g.e – Penwork14 [Mixtape]

e.d.g.e – Penwork14 [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver MC e.d.g.e. releases a short compilation of tracks from this year, and prepares to release the Captain & Commander … Read More »

James Hughes – Back Seat [Video]

James Hughes – Back Seat [Video]

Kamloops, BC – James Hughes dropped his third album Almost Not Bad, produced by Optimezz Beatz, earlier this year.
“Back Seat” is the … Read More »

Win tickets to Run The Jewels in Vancouver or Victoria [Contest]

Win tickets to Run The Jewels in Vancouver or Victoria [Contest]

Victoria, BC – West Coast, are you ready for this? Those boys know as Run The Jewels – or Killer Mike and … Read More »

Hugo Kafumbi – Heart and Soul [Audio]

Hugo Kafumbi – Heart and Soul [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Introducing the first single by Hugo Kafumbi off the brand new EP HeartAndSoul. The title track was produced by MjNichols and mixed and … Read More »

Sam Lucia – White Wine & Black Thoughts [Mixtape]

Sam Lucia – White Wine & Black Thoughts [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC -  Sam Lucia is a 20 year old rapper, producer, and singer based out of Vancouver.
While producing anything from hard hitting trip-hop to dreamy … Read More »

Spac3man x HeatWave x iLL Chris – Trillion [Video]

Spac3man x HeatWave x iLL Chris – Trillion [Video]

Vancouver, BC – During a recent trip to Vancity, Seattle heavyweights Spac3man and iLL Chris linked up with Vancouver grinding emcee HeatWave … Read More »

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

OutKast reunites at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 20, OutKast hit the stage at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to wind down the final day of … Read More »

JayKin – 90′s L.O.V.E [Audio]

JayKin – 90′s L.O.V.E [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Another dope joint coming from JayKin, showing some “90′s L.O.V.E”. The producer of this track goes by $HIGGA and … Read More »

Juicy J will hit Vancouver on the Never Sober Tour August 13 [News]

Juicy J will hit Vancouver on the Never Sober Tour August 13 [News]

Vancouver, BC – You say no to Vancity, Juicy J can’t! He’s comin’ back to the West to turn up and smoke … Read More »

#DearRappers:  Quit fronting [Article]

#DearRappers: Quit fronting [Article]

Vancouver, BC – In a world made up of internet fame, Twitter followers and Instagram acclaim , the term “fake it ’till … Read More »

KOTD and GZ Battles Present: First Defense (Live) [Review/Photos]

KOTD and GZ Battles Present: First Defense (Live) [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Hip-hop in Vancity is growing in ways that don’t always get the spotlight, but if you’re paying attention, it’s … Read More »

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