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Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

Halifax’s Aldean Alliston aka AL Boogie releases fresh visuals for “Make A Kil

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Rittz joins Northwest Division in their video for “Dunning Kruger”

Rittz joins Northwest Division in their video for “Dunning Kruger”

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division copped a pretty impressive feature from Strange Music emcee Rittz for their single “Dunning Kruger”. This is … Read More »

We Know The DJ: DJ Tay James Ignites Hyphy Fridays at Alexander Gastown

We Know The DJ: DJ Tay James Ignites Hyphy Fridays at Alexander Gastown

Vancouver, BC – Regardless of how you feel about Justin Bieber, there is a slight certainty in the frenzy that follows any person … Read More »

Madchild announces new album for March/April; “Man Down” single featuring Demrick

Madchild announces new album for March/April; “Man Down” single featuring Demrick

Ottawa, ON – Madchild is currently on tour and promoting his latest album, Silver Tongue Devil, but that hasn’t slowed down the … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Claire Mortifee talks “Compassion with a Kiss” and Human Empowerment

Claire Mortifee talks “Compassion with a Kiss” and Human Empowerment

Vancouver, BC – It’s not too often that we get to talk to emcees who fearlessly advocate for positive causes through the … Read More »

Tyler Skyy teams up with Tobias to present motivational ode to the grind with “I Wanna”

Tyler Skyy teams up with Tobias to present motivational ode to the grind with “I Wanna”

Vancouver, BC – The constant grind for success is a topic that is identifiable and present in any genre of the music … Read More »

Spotlight Concerts Presents: Ginuwine Jan. 29th at Harbour Event Centre

Spotlight Concerts Presents: Ginuwine Jan. 29th at Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver, BC – 2016 is in full swing, and Vancouver is ready to take on a new year of epic live shows. … Read More »

Decipher brings out the guns in video “Crime Pays” featuring Cody the Catch

Decipher brings out the guns in video “Crime Pays” featuring Cody the Catch

Calgary, AB – A lot of rap videos only paint illusive references to the lifestyles they talk about, but “Crime Pays” by … Read More »

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

Vancouver, BC – 2015 was an excellent year for concerts on the West Coast. Vancouver was blessed last year with more than enough monumental … Read More »

Lady Mary James teams up with Saukrates for the release of “High Rotation”

Lady Mary James teams up with Saukrates for the release of “High Rotation”

Vancouver, BC – How artists choose to come back after a musical hiatus can greatly impact the success of a comeback, but … Read More »

Seth Kay jumps on Erykah Badu’s “Phone Down”

Seth Kay jumps on Erykah Badu’s “Phone Down”

Vancouver, BC – Seth Kay is making moves early 2016 dropping his remix of Erykah Badu’s “Phone Down” from her late 2015 … Read More »

JayKin enters 2016 in full force with visuals for “E.T.S.”

JayKin enters 2016 in full force with visuals for “E.T.S.”

Vancouver, BC -v Following his most recent naming as one of HipHopCanada’s “15 West Coast Artists to Watch,” Vancouver emcee, JayKin, hits … Read More »

Concise The Black Knight pays homage to Vancity ties in new video “You Already Kno”

Concise The Black Knight pays homage to Vancity ties in new video “You Already Kno”

Vancouver, BC – The success of a video depends on two components that make or break the acceptance and adoption of a … Read More »

Stevie Ross surfaces with “Too Much”

Stevie Ross surfaces with “Too Much”

Vancouver, BC – It’s always the right time for a new Stevie Ross track. After taking down most of his online music archive, … Read More »

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

Vancouver, BC – It’s the beginning of a new year and as tradition follows HipHopCanada’s dedicated writers have decided to compile a … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2016, our HipHopCanada team members are wrapping up 2015 with a series of lists … Read More »

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Vancouver, BC – Teaming up with his nephew Neph (though it’s not exclusively short for nephew), Prevail from Swollen Members brings us … Read More »

When It’s Dark Out: An intimate conversation with G-Eazy

When It’s Dark Out: An intimate conversation with G-Eazy

Oakland, CA – Originally published Dec. 4, 2015 – You hear the typical success story. A rapper gets a break when he … Read More »

Trevor Mills campaigns for mental health with the release of visuals for “Hood Boys (Denial)”

Trevor Mills campaigns for mental health with the release of visuals for “Hood Boys (Denial)”

Vancouver, BC – Active Vancouver talent, Trevor Mills, blesses us with the first visuals off his most recent EP, Evidence Of A … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 20 Up-And-Coming Canadian Hip-Hop Producers of 2015

Calgary, AB – Originally published Dec. 28, 2015 – To wrap up 2015, our team members here at HipHopCanada are crafting up … Read More »

Never a dull moment; Northwest Division drop Stay Sharp 2

Never a dull moment; Northwest Division drop Stay Sharp 2

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division are keeping their blades edged and rhymes sharper, proving that their is no rest for the wicked-on-the-mic.
Released … Read More »

TimeBMB brings listeners to Chuuch

TimeBMB brings listeners to Chuuch

Vancouver, BC – Toronto-born emcee/Vancouver transplant TimeBMB has his fair share of stories. Growing up in the Southside Jane Street neighbourhood, he’s been … Read More »

O.T Genasis set to hit Vancouver on January 22

O.T Genasis set to hit Vancouver on January 22

Vancouver, BC – Still in love with the coco? Good news for you. O.T Genasis will be making a stop at Vancouver’s … Read More »

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

There’s nothing that I love more than a good Christmas party … Read More »

Avstin James: On that Genre-Meshing Wave

Avstin James: On that Genre-Meshing Wave

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver music scene is much smaller than some might initially assume. If there’s someone with musical ability with … Read More »

Curren$y collabs with The Kind Pen on Mint Condition vape pen

Curren$y collabs with The Kind Pen on Mint Condition vape pen

New Jersey, NY – New Jersey-based portable vaporizer company The Kind Pen teams up with the Jet Life general Curren$y for the … Read More »

Ill Tone Speaks On Honesty, Sexuality and the NDP

Ill Tone Speaks On Honesty, Sexuality and the NDP

Vancouver, BC – Ill Tone, Vancouver rapper and now producer, talks about the values of re-evaluation, honesty and coming out in to … Read More »

Larry Luxx remixes 21 Savage’s “Bitch N*gga”

Larry Luxx remixes 21 Savage’s “Bitch N*gga”

Vancouver, BC – Vancity underground creative Larry Luxx hits us with another remix. This time he give his rendition of “Bitch N*gga” … Read More »

Ghost provides visuals for “Change”

Ghost provides visuals for “Change”

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off a Canadian tour with Strange Music’s Mayday Vancity boy Ghost drops some visuals for his single “Change” from … Read More »

Majid Jordan give Vancouver a night of sophisticated sounds

Majid Jordan give Vancouver a night of sophisticated sounds

Vancouver, BC – Originally published Dec. 12, 2015 – Majid Jordan recently devised a blueprint for the most ultimately satisfying concert experience ever … Read More »

Strange Music’s Krizz Kaliko joins forces with Secret Society on new track “Sideways”

Strange Music’s Krizz Kaliko joins forces with Secret Society on new track “Sideways”

Kelowna, BC – Coming off their Canadian tour with Tech N9ne and Strange Music, the rap duo known as Secret Society team … Read More »

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