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Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Review: Miguel’s WildHeart Tour Lights up the Commodore Ballroom

Vancouver, BC – This past weekend, a sold-out crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom got a taste of Miguel‘s WildHeart Tour.

#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 »

Jakub Evolved – Writer’s Block (KIDS – The Hazing promo) [Video]

Jakub Evolved – Writer’s Block (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 it’s … Read More »

JayKin – D.R.E.A.M.S. (Interlude) [Audio]

JayKin – D.R.E.A.M.S. (Interlude) [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a minute since we’ve seen some new material from Vancity boy JayKin so naturally we were pretty … Read More »

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

The Kendrick Lamar experience at Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, Kendrick Lamar came through Pemberton Music Festival 2014 to perform a set at the Mt. Currie … Read More »

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Here’s what happened when Snoop Dogg rolled through Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 19, Snoop Dogg (aka: Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoopadelic,, etc, etc, etc) rolled through Pemberton … Read More »

ILL Tone – Am I Good Enough? [Audio]

ILL Tone – Am I Good Enough? [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off of touring Canada with Evil Ebenezer, ILL Tone is back with a new single and a new sound. … Read More »

VanCityBeats – Van$ity State Of Mind [Audio]

VanCityBeats – Van$ity State Of Mind [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – We  don’t know much about him but what we do know is that VanCityBeats has busy be rolling up … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

ScHoolboy Q makes his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival [Review]

Pemberton, BC – On Jul. 18, T.D.E.’s own ScHoolboy Q made his Canadian debut at Pemberton Music Festival 2014. Q has admittedly … Read More »

YG is coming to Vancity and we know how you can win tickets [Contest]

YG is coming to Vancity and we know how you can win tickets [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity, things are about to get krazy. Bompton will be in the house at the Vogue Theatre  on August … Read More »

Blackalicious to hit Vancouver on August 19 [News]

Blackalicious to hit Vancouver on August 19 [News]

Vancouver, BC – You know those Blackalicious cats put on a really hype live show, right? Well if you’ve missed them during … Read More »

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Move Right Music: Providing service to Canada’s emerging talent [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published July 21, 2014 – If you pay attention to what’s going on in the music underground you’ll … Read More »

K-Rec – Confused ft. HeatWave & Lamar Ashe [Audio]

K-Rec – Confused ft. HeatWave & Lamar Ashe [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Some new material coming from DJ/producer K-Rec’s upcoming EP, Third Beach titled “Confused”. The track has Vancity emcee HeatWave … Read More »

Madchild – White Knuckles [Video]

Madchild – White Knuckles [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Madchild of Swollen Members shows why he’s one of the top MCs in the country with his new single, … Read More »

Swisslizz x Space H – Swerve [Video]

Swisslizz x Space H – Swerve [Video]

Vancouver, BC – We’ve got the fresh new joint from Vancouver producer/emcee Swisslizz and new-comer Space H, “Swerve”. Count on the homies … Read More »

Billionaire B – Winning [Audio]

Billionaire B – Winning [Audio]

Los Angeles, CA – Something brand new from the LA x Vancouver cat Billionaire B. Check out “Winning” below, presented by Hood … Read More »

Black Milk kills Vancouver softly with Nat Turner [Review]

Black Milk kills Vancouver softly with Nat Turner [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Black Milk has performed in Vancouver a couple of times now and he’s one of few artists I’ve made the … Read More »

Swisha T – Ballistic ft. Madchild [Video]

Swisha T – Ballistic ft. Madchild [Video]

Ottawa, ON – Produced by Enock Beats, and presented by Left Lane Music, Ottawa rapper Swisha T drops his new video single … Read More »

Gorgeous Geordie – Goth Mobbin [Video]

Gorgeous Geordie – Goth Mobbin [Video]

Vancouver, BC – From outer space to Gastown, Vancouver’s Gorgeous Geordie teams up with Brandon Artis to introduce you to the Goth … Read More »

Northwest Division – Those Eyes [Video]

Northwest Division – Those Eyes [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The latest video from Northwest Division‘s R.B.P.H is a track with a much deeper vibe than their previous releases. … Read More »

SirReal – Not Like Me [Video]

SirReal – Not Like Me [Video]

Comox, BC – This micro story is a culmination of experiences and harsh realities brought to light. From the depths of early childhood … Read More »

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

The HipHopCanada down-low on every act performing at Pemberton Music Festival [Article]

Calgary, AB – Your friendly neighbourhood HipHopCanada editors (Prairies Editor, @saroshrizvi and Associate Editor in Chief, @IHeartTART) are gearing up to trek … Read More »

YG announces dates for My Krazy Life Canadian Tour [News]

YG announces dates for My Krazy Life Canadian Tour [News]

Los Angeles, CA – Bompton rapper YG has released dates for his My Krazy Life Canadian Tour which will get started on … Read More »

Mosaic x Moka Only x A-Ro x Kapok – Bone Case [Audio]

Mosaic x Moka Only x A-Ro x Kapok – Bone Case [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Released via KapokRhymesWell’s SoundCloud comes the surprisingly dope pairing of a few Vancity freshman and one OG. Moka Only … Read More »

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

RZA, Leader of the swarm: Words with The Abbot [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a full show with the Wu-Tang Clan at the Orpheum Theatre and an in depth interview with Vancouver … Read More »

Dkay – Die Wit A 40 ft. Jay Tecumseh [Video]

Dkay – Die Wit A 40 ft. Jay Tecumseh [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Dkay returns with the second video single “Die Wit A 40″ off of his forthcoming EP, Give Her That Dkay. … Read More »

The Red, Gold & Green Machine – Planet Africa [Review]

The Red, Gold & Green Machine – Planet Africa [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Dr. Oop with Tonye Aganaba and MC Nucleus are The Red Gold & Green Machine and their debut album and “first collective … Read More »

Killah Priest x Reflectionz x Mosaic  – Frequencies Of Nature [Audio]

Killah Priest x Reflectionz x Mosaic – Frequencies Of Nature [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – The legendary Killah Priest connects with Vancity’s  Reflectionz and producer Mosaic on “Frequencies Of Nature”. This is the first release … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

The HipHopCanada Guide to Pemberton Music Festival 2014 [Article]

Pemberton, BC – On July 16, Pemberton Music Festival kicks things off in the wonderful land that is beautiful British Columbia. One of … Read More »

Kayden Crooks – Lessons [Video]

Kayden Crooks – Lessons [Video]

Vancouver, BC – After taking some time off to get educated at Nimbus School Of Recording Arts, Vancouver’s Kayden Crooks is back … Read More »

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