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Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

J. West returns with visuals for “This Morning”

J. West returns with visuals for “This Morning”

Vancouver, BC – J. West revisits his 2015 released album W by dropping visuals for the stand out single “This Morning” produced by im’peretiv. The … Read More »

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Northwest Division break through with new album Orange & Black

Vancouver, BC – The boys of Northwest Division have been one of the hardest grinding teams to … Read More »

Photos: Vince Staples Circa 06 Tour hits Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre

Photos: Vince Staples Circa 06 Tour hits Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Vince Staples hit Vancouver this past week on his Circa 06 Tour to a sold-out crowd at The Vogue Theatre … Read More »

Sophia Danai gets bold with new album Love Royale

Sophia Danai gets bold with new album Love Royale

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver songstress Sophia Danai has a voice that is capable of hypnotizing by the roomful. Her recently released sophomore … Read More »

SonReal links with Toronto producer Pops on “SOHO”

SonReal links with Toronto producer Pops on “SOHO”

Vancouver, BC – SonReal is on his hustle and the West Coast artist has become more impossible to avoid now than ever. … Read More »

FUTURE SOUL brings Vancouver creatives together for March 5th showcase

FUTURE SOUL brings Vancouver creatives together for March 5th showcase

Surrey, BC – This Saturday FUTURE SOUL aims to bring together some of Vancouver’s most unique up-and-coming talents for an ongoing showcase … Read More »

e.d.g.e teams up with Alcapella for “Gather Round”

e.d.g.e teams up with Alcapella for “Gather Round”

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb Records artist e.d.g.e. links up with Pittsburg producer Alcapella to feature on the second single from his upcoming EP … Read More »

Larry Luxx drops new single “Sober”; announces upcoming EP

Larry Luxx drops new single “Sober”; announces upcoming EP

Vancouver, BC – Larry Luxx resurfaces with a new single and the announced of an upcoming EP.

The track is a wavey little … Read More »

Mcevoy & SD put on “Pressure”

Mcevoy & SD put on “Pressure”

Vancouver, BC – Canadian artist Mcevoy was recently put on our radar for his single “Pressure”produced by CashMoneyAP in collaboration with Chicago artist … Read More »

The Female Approach: 20 Women Killing The Game

The Female Approach: 20 Women Killing The Game

Rather than continuing to complain about the lack of women in the genre, this is my attempt to bring you a list of 20 strong … Read More »

Brooklyn’s Troy Ave to start 3-City Canadian tour late March

Brooklyn’s Troy Ave to start 3-City Canadian tour late March

Edmonton, AB – Brought to you by Adonis Nightlife and Kush Clothing, Troy Ave is set for a three-city Canadian tour. The … Read More »

Premiere: Terell Safadi links with DJ Mustard for “Day One’s”

Premiere: Terell Safadi links with DJ Mustard for “Day One’s”

Los Angeles, CA – There comes a point for most successful Vancouver artists where it becomes necessary to progress past their home … Read More »

Moka Only reminisces about Swollen Members’ 1999 album debut, Balance

Moka Only reminisces about Swollen Members’ 1999 album debut, Balance

Vancouver, BC – We recently premiered the first two installments of a three part interview series with Vancouver veteran Moka Only. The … Read More »

Aktu el Shabazz kicks it the door with “Not Ever”

Aktu el Shabazz kicks it the door with “Not Ever”

Vancouver, BC – Finding relevant info about New York to Vancity newcomer Aktu el Shabazz on the internet comes from a slim pile … Read More »

Ali Dahesh Music presents collaborative album Sonic Liberation with Kids x Rasta Farsi

Ali Dahesh Music presents collaborative album Sonic Liberation with Kids x Rasta Farsi

Vancouver, BC – The end of February has gifted us with a few musical treats, one of which was the release of … Read More »

Raeliss shows up with new banger “Lit”

Raeliss shows up with new banger “Lit”

Vancouver, BC – Recently, we saw the introduction of local Vancity R&B artist, Raeliss, following the release of his latest mixtape Every Body Know I’m Dope … Read More »

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

East Coast to the West Coast: Classified, SonReal, and JD Era live in Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Feb. 20, the good people over at LiveNation brought Classified to MacEwan Ballroom in Calgary for a stop … Read More »

Pot.tv launches concert series at Cannabis Culture

Pot.tv launches concert series at Cannabis Culture

Vancouver, BC – This coming Friday February 26th Cannabis Culture presents The Pot.tv Concert Series at the Cannabis Culture Vapour Lounge on … Read More »

We’re really excited because Allan Rayman just added Calgary & Vancouver to his Hotel Tour

We’re really excited because Allan Rayman just added Calgary & Vancouver to his Hotel Tour

Calgary, AB – Arguably one of the best things that’s happened in 2016 so far, we just found out that thanks to … Read More »

Tory Lanez, Jazz Cartier, SonReal & more scheduled for Osheaga, July 29-31

Tory Lanez, Jazz Cartier, SonReal & more scheduled for Osheaga, July 29-31

Montréal, QC – When it comes to festivals and Canadian hip-hop, this year’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival is not to be … Read More »

ninetyfour gets serious with “Do You”

ninetyfour gets serious with “Do You”

Vancouver, BC –  Vancouver artist ninetyfour recently dropped a video for his track “Do You” from his upcoming debut mixtape, It’s Yours.
Waving through the … Read More »

DaamCP debuts 6-part EP Litmas

DaamCP debuts 6-part EP Litmas

Vancouver, BC –  Vancouver artist DaamCP recently released his debut project, Litmas a 6-part EP produced by Nico (N.D.T) de Torres. The collection … Read More »

Trevor Mills: An honest conversation about Mental Health Awareness and his latest EP

Trevor Mills: An honest conversation about Mental Health Awareness and his latest EP

Vancouver, BC – Bell’s mental health initiative “Let’s Talk” day recently passed for another year, and drew substantial awareness and funds to the … Read More »

Premiere: Dave Fields pulls heart strings with Muses

Premiere: Dave Fields pulls heart strings with Muses

Vancouver, BC – Dave Fields pulls inspiration from the dames of his past with a brand new Valentine’s Day release. Drawing from … Read More »

SO LOKI show promise against Vancouver’s mundane

SO LOKI show promise against Vancouver’s mundane

Vancouver, BC – SO LOKI have been known to march to the beat of their own drum. Their sound and presence is … Read More »

Denzel Curry’s 2055: The Ult Experience Tour hits Vancouver April 1st

Denzel Curry’s 2055: The Ult Experience Tour hits Vancouver April 1st

Vancouver, BC – Another solid booking from Timbre Concerts as they team up with Hyphy Events to bring Denzel Curry to Alexander … Read More »

Illa J, Frank N Dank, Moka Only and more set to perform Dilla Day Vancouver

Illa J, Frank N Dank, Moka Only and more set to perform Dilla Day Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – This past week a large portion of the worldwide hip-hop community celebrated the life and death of one of … Read More »

Dre Day in Vancouver to be hosted by The D.O.C

Dre Day in Vancouver to be hosted by The D.O.C

Vancouver, BC – Just in time to commemorate the good Doctor’s birthday, Alexander Gastown (91 Powell St.) is hosting Vancouver’s official Dre Day … Read More »

Lunice embarks on four-stop Canadian tour with Red Bull Music Academy

Lunice embarks on four-stop Canadian tour with Red Bull Music Academy

Calgary, AB –  Lunice is a graduate of Red Bull Music Academy London 2010. Since then, he continues to work with the Academy … Read More »

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 »

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