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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

West Coast Canada

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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 kasskills@hiphopcanada.com.


Vancouver, British Columbia

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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 interviewing Mix Master Mike for HipHopCanada

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Wu-Tang Clan to hit Winnipeg and Vancouver June 27 & 28 [News]

Vancouver, BC/Winnipeg, MB - Remember how you’ve been bumping 36 Chambers since 7th grade and all you’ve ever wanted was to see every Wu-Tang … Read More »

Pigeon Hole – Chimp Blood [Album] [Video]

Pigeon Hole – Chimp Blood [Album] [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Yesterday marked the release of Pigeon Hole‘s latest album Chimp Blood. Inspired by animalistic engery, the bass-heavy project samples … Read More »

HeatWave, Immerze and guests to perform at Olympia on March 8 [News]

HeatWave, Immerze and guests to perform at Olympia on March 8 [News]

Surrey, BC – Cariboo Brewing and Where It’s At Entertainment are throwing a party. Olympia Pizza – in the heart of Surrey … Read More »

e.d.g.e. – Fresh Blood [Video]

e.d.g.e. – Fresh Blood [Video]

Vancouver, BC – e.d.g.e has a new #MusicMonday out and it’s 16 bars of straight fire. “Fresh Blood” is directed by e.d.g.e. … Read More »

Prada West & Konfidential – Fly Shit [Video]

Prada West & Konfidential – Fly Shit [Video]

Vancouver, BC – New music from Prada West & Konfidential on that “Fly Shit” in their latest video. This video comes as … Read More »

Jasiri X – He Shot Satan [Audio]

Jasiri X – He Shot Satan [Audio]

Pittsburgh, PA – From his upcoming album, Ascension, set to release March 26th, Jasiri X’s latest single “He Shot Satan” embodies more … Read More »

Madchild – Grenade Launcher ft. Slaine & Prevail [Video]

Madchild – Grenade Launcher ft. Slaine & Prevail [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The new Madchild video features the Vancity general pairing up once again with his partner-in-rhyme Prevail and Slaine of … Read More »

Self Taught – Way Back Home [Video]

Self Taught – Way Back Home [Video]

Raincouver, BC – No need to feel guilty; if you end up ditching Vancouver to start a love affair with a hot … Read More »

Classified, Ghettosocks & more on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Classified, Ghettosocks & more on !earshot National Hip-Hop Chart [News]

Toronto, ON – !earshot, the national campus and community radio report, has six Canadians in the Top 10 of their National Hip-Hop … Read More »

Kid Fresh & Rey Steez – Let Her Know ft. Luc P [Audio]

Kid Fresh & Rey Steez – Let Her Know ft. Luc P [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – SRY Ent’s Kid Fresh & Rey Steez may have chosen a Valentine’s Day release for their new track, but … Read More »

Rich Kidd and SonReal on The Come Up Show [Video]

Rich Kidd and SonReal on The Come Up Show [Video]

London, ON – One of our London reps, Chedo from The Come Up Show recently got a chance to hang out … Read More »

Wu-Block in Vancouver (Live) [Photos]

Wu-Block in Vancouver (Live) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity loves some Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch – and they know how to show that love right back. … Read More »

Tyga hits Vancouver on 420 with Immerze and Peter Jackson [News]

Tyga hits Vancouver on 420 with Immerze and Peter Jackson [News]

Vancouver, BC – Evolution Entertainment, Sonic and HipHopCanada are proud to present Young Money artist Tyga at the Vogue Theatre on April … Read More »

Boombox Saints – For The Moment [Video]

Boombox Saints – For The Moment [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Finally the Boombox Saints have unveiled another visual from their debut album, For The Moment. Directed by Jae Yu, watch the local favourites perform … Read More »

Ill Bill touches on The Grimy Awards and Uncle Howie [Interview]

Ill Bill touches on The Grimy Awards and Uncle Howie [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Fans of New Yorker Ill Bill should be ecstatic with the release of new album The Grimy Awards. The project … Read More »

Pigeon Hole channels inner animal for upcoming album [Interview]

Pigeon Hole channels inner animal for upcoming album [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Fans of Sweatshop Union’s Pigeon Hole will be excited to know that after a three year wait, only a … Read More »

Cityreal to join Swollen Members Canadian Tour [News]

Cityreal to join Swollen Members Canadian Tour [News]

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off the release of Good Morning Blues, Cityreal is hitting the road with Canadian favorites Swollen Members. The … Read More »

B-Orion – The Surprise [Video]

B-Orion – The Surprise [Video]

Vancouver, BC – “The Surprise” is the third video from B-Orion aka Mr Constellation’s debut mixtape Bright Future Dark Past. A quickie … Read More »

Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz hit up Vancouver’s Red Room [Photo Gallery]

Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz hit up Vancouver’s Red Room [Photo Gallery]

Vancouver, BC – Ill Bill and Vinnie Paz (Heavy Metal Kings) made their final stop at Vancouver’s Red Room Saturday night boasting … Read More »

Immerze – RWTB [Video]

Immerze – RWTB [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Immerze wears his confidence on his sleeve with his debut video “RWTB” from his recently dropped SpeakerFood: The Mixtape. … Read More »

Suzka – Deep In You ft. B. Kenyan [Audio]

Suzka – Deep In You ft. B. Kenyan [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – There’s something really sexy about the sounds of babe violinist Suzka‘s latest track “Deep In You”. If the name … Read More »

Immerze releases SpeakerFood to the masses [Mixtape]

Immerze releases SpeakerFood to the masses [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC – The anticipated release of Immerze‘s SpeakerFood has finally arrived. This fresh-faced emcee has got the beats to make you … Read More »

Nation Ruckus – The Ruckus ft. SonReal [Audio]

Nation Ruckus – The Ruckus ft. SonReal [Audio]

Montreal/Vancouver – The first of a bi-weekly music series, Nation Ruckus releases its new single “The Ruckus” featuring SonReal. Known for their … Read More »

SonReal and Rich Kidd – Best Believe [Video]

SonReal and Rich Kidd – Best Believe [Video]

Vancouver/Toronto – Collaborators SonReal and Rich Kidd have released a visual for their track “Best Believe” from last year’s joint LP The … Read More »

Reflectionz U Knighted – No Good Advice (Album) [Review]

Reflectionz U Knighted – No Good Advice (Album) [Review]

Victoria, BC – Victoria’s Reflectionz U Knighted has dropped another full length – No Good Advice – and he knocked it … Read More »

Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz are hitting up Vancity with Snak the Ripper and guests [News] [Video]

Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz are hitting up Vancity with Snak the Ripper and guests [News] [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Digital Motion Events and HipHopCanada are presenting something big. Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz will be in the building … Read More »

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

Toronto, ON – This week’s Song of the Day segment has featured some personal Canadian hip-hop picks from the 90′s.
What better way … Read More »

HeatWave – It’s All Good [Video]

HeatWave – It’s All Good [Video]

Vancouver, BC – HeatWave gets rowdy with the crew, wildin’ out on tour in his latest video “It’s All Good”. With a … Read More »

Tony Mason – No Rulez [Video]

Tony Mason – No Rulez [Video]

Vancouver, BC – What you know about hard verses, sippin’ lean and big botty hoes? Tony Mason is ready to show you … Read More »

e.d.g.e – General Admission [Video]

e.d.g.e – General Admission [Video]

Vancouver, BC – As part of his #MusicMonday series we’re steady seeing a 16-bar verse from e.d.g.e released every Monday with a … Read More »

Jayzon – Sweet Tooth [Audio]

Jayzon – Sweet Tooth [Audio]

Vancouver, BC  – We love an artist with a “Sweet Tooth”, especially when it transfers into a bangin’ track for the ladies … Read More »

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