Vancouver, BC – Got Rhymes Vancity? The Nimbus School of Recording Arts is hosting an opportunity for hip-hop artists to compete in … Read More »
West Coast Canada
Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from the West Coast region of Canada (Vancouver, Victoria and surrounding regions in British Columbia), or events taking place in a West Coast location, can be found in this category. The West Coast Canada team is headed by Vancouver-based KassKills and is comprised of various members of the West Coast scene. If you are interested in joining the West Coast team or in getting your story covered, please contact Kass at email@example.com.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.
Your Editor: KassKills
Born in Ontario but raised on the West Coast, Kass is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada’s West Coast Editor by night. Along with that she takes on the role of stylist and social network sweetheart to her media productions company, Team Heartbreak as well as occasional writer for Abort Magazine. Throughout her journey she has had the opportunity to interview and photograph some amazing artists including Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Kool Keith and JD Era.
KassKills (Right) with HipHopCanada’s Executive Editor, Amalia Judith
The HipHopCanada Editorial Team is managed by Amalia Judith (Executive Editor) and Jesse Plunkett (Editor-In-Chief).
Vancouver, BC – RiFF RAFF puts on a hell of an entertaining show. Venue Nightclub and Blueprint events were host to the … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Sweatshop Union has been known for making a statement with their music, tackling social issues and spreading Canadian love. … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – While some may not be as familiar with Spot & Ess as they should, existing fans have been thirsty … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – What you know about Nacho Picasso? Whether you already know what’s good with Seattle’s latest rising star or you’re … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Last Thursday night jazz fiends, hip-hop heads, and Vancity’s infamous hipsters rejoiced under one roof when experimental producer/rapper Flying … Read More »
Calgary, AB – Blind Justiz is bringing Moka Only to Calgary at Lord Nelson’s Bar & Grill on Friday and we’ve got a pair … Read More »
Toronto, ON – It’s only early Wednesday but it’s safe to say The Closers will consider this a good week. Their Arthur … Read More »
A press release released earlier this month about Bishop Brigante’s growth as an actor. It also has a lot of background info … Read More »
The Canadian Press posted a great read about the notorious Rascalz single “Northern Touch” featuring Checkmate, Choclair, Thrust and Kardinal Offishall. The … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – The Chef is making his way back to Vancity! On the Fly International Luxuirious Art Tour, Raekwon and his … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Vancouver is about to get trippy mane, again! Juicy J is coming back in full effect to The Commodore … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Houston-based producer CientifiQ teams up with Vancity MC e.d.g.e. for their collaborative EP, Black Suitcase. Check it out after … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Formerly known as Yoge, the new and improved Arami – The Corrector comes hard with his recent video “It’s … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – While on The Life Is So Exciting Tour with Fabolous, G.O.O.D Music’s own Pusha T sat down with HipHopCanada’s … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – As Moka Only kicks off his nationwide tour in Alberta this week, HipHopCanada caught up with him between shows … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – It’s a celebration with the latest Checkmate & Concise video “Congratulations” featuring Fizal Stars and P. Jericho. The Vancity … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Off of his latest mixtape Field of Dreams, Aspire dropped the visuals for “Home Town Hero”. Directed by Westnylefx, … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Since 2004 Checkmate & Concise have been a fixture in Vancouver’s hip-hop scene, dropping major hits, albums and mixtapes … Read More »
Toronto, ON – Canadian rappers Drake and Classified have collectively earned 9 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations. Only Marianas Trench has more nominations … Read More »
Toronto, ON – Whenever Cadence Weapon and Shad get together, great things happen. The duo collaborated with Torontonian music producer Skratch Bastid … Read More »