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Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

Quake Matthews drops “Confessions” featuring Neon Dreams; pre-order album now

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Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Vancouver, BC – Filmed on location at Vancouver’s infamous 420 Festival 2017 at Sunset Beach, we bring you “Get High,” the latest … Read More »

Dave Fields’ new single “Cutcha Loose” shows a new side of the rapper

Dave Fields’ new single “Cutcha Loose” shows a new side of the rapper

Vancouver, BC – There are few artists on the West Coast who are generally held in such a high regard as Dave … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 26

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

ONYX tour continues in Montreal this Saturday, April 1 at Le Belmont

ONYX tour continues in Montreal this Saturday, April 1 at Le Belmont

Brantford, ON – We’ve been making quite a big deal about ONYX’s upcoming return to Toronto on April 6, but there’s plenty … Read More »

Listen to the premiere of Vancouver rapper Zac Flewids’ new single “Pains Me Crazy”

Listen to the premiere of Vancouver rapper Zac Flewids’ new single “Pains Me Crazy”

Vancouver, BC – At just 19 years old, Zac Flewids is elevating his career faster than most artists. Following the release of … Read More »

Brevner delivers an authentic and impactful impression with visuals for “Chico”

Brevner delivers an authentic and impactful impression with visuals for “Chico”

Vancouver, BC – The resonating influence of an exceptional music video is underrated in our quick-to-consume media landscape, but BREVNER is one of the … Read More »

Seth Kay reps for the “Northside” in new video; follows up with “6 AM”

Seth Kay reps for the “Northside” in new video; follows up with “6 AM”

Vancouver, BC – Seth Kay resurfaces with a brand new single and video, representing Vancouver to Surrey in “Northside”.
While his whole Northside … Read More »

ICP’s Juggalo Weekend in Calgary to feature Swollen Members, Onyx, Ice-T & more

ICP’s Juggalo Weekend in Calgary to feature Swollen Members, Onyx, Ice-T & more

Calgary, AB – If you’re an Insane Clown Posse fan – a Juggalo or just a dabbler – Calgary’s Stampede Corral Marquee … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 25

HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

TDE’s Isaiah Rashad Brings Lil Sunny Tour to Fortune Sound Club

TDE’s Isaiah Rashad Brings Lil Sunny Tour to Fortune Sound Club

Vancouver, BC – Isaiah Rashad took on back-to-back shows at Fortune Sound Club this past week and shut down every minute. The … Read More »

The X Presidents new release “Pineapple Espresso” features J-Swift of The Pharcyde

The X Presidents new release “Pineapple Espresso” features J-Swift of The Pharcyde

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver hip-hop crew, The X Presidents have quickly grown a notable following and established a respected name for themselves … Read More »

You need to listen to Aiona’s sultry new single “Pointless”

You need to listen to Aiona’s sultry new single “Pointless”

Brampton, ON – Aiona has quickly become a favourite voice in Canadian R&B right now. Repping for the WayCool collective out of Brampton, … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 24

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 24

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

THEY. bring Nü Religion Tour to Vancouver

THEY. bring Nü Religion Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – In light of their recently released album Nü Religion: Hyena Grunge R&B duo THEY. sold-out Vancouver’s Alexander Gastown for their Nü … Read More »

No genre is a sound tape from Beat Boutique which features Canadian talents like Bijan Amir

No genre is a sound tape from Beat Boutique which features Canadian talents like Bijan Amir

Toronto, ON – Falling somewhere in the middle of genres like rap, electronic, and neo-soul, no genre is the third sound collection composed by … Read More »

Escape To Canada: Apathy & Celph Titled embark on 18-date Canadian Tour

Escape To Canada: Apathy & Celph Titled embark on 18-date Canadian Tour

Victoria, BC – Our friends over at Good Friday Entertainment have announced a new cross-Canada tour for underground legends Apathy and Celph … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 23

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 23

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of … Read More »

Jidenna emerges as a unifying leader on debut album, The Chief

Jidenna emerges as a unifying leader on debut album, The Chief

Brooklyn, New York – They say that all good things take time, and Wondaland-signed artist Jidenna may know the value of patience for the … Read More »

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Vancouver, BC – Legendary producer J Dilla died over 10 years ago, but his legacy grows stronger with each year that passes.
The … Read More »

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vancouver, BC – Following the release of his most recent EP, Vince Staplesstopped in Vancouver on Tuesday night for the fourth date of the … Read More »

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a good year for The People North West. With a library of strong lyrical tracks in their back … Read More »

Bbno$ brings back the value of deep trap beats on “lit like candle”

Bbno$ brings back the value of deep trap beats on “lit like candle”

Vancouver, BC – New generation rap is typically full of quirky musical aspects, and Bbno$ has championed the trill style of rap on … Read More »

Zac Flewids’ new single “Double Condom” deserves your attention

Zac Flewids’ new single “Double Condom” deserves your attention

Vancouver, BC – Nineteen year old, Zac Flewids may be new to the industry, but his music puts him well above his years. … Read More »

Peter Jackson to join RiFF RAFF as special guest on Aquaberry Aquarius Canadian Tour

Peter Jackson to join RiFF RAFF as special guest on Aquaberry Aquarius Canadian Tour

Nanaimo, BC – RiFF RAFF returns to Canada this April for the nationwide Aquaberry Aquarius tour featuring his official DJ (as well … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 22

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 22

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Vince Staples Brings “The Life Aquatic” Tour to Vancouver

Vince Staples Brings “The Life Aquatic” Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Vince Staples brought his Life Aquatic Tour to Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre this past week. Our photographer caught a gallery … Read More »

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

XO’s Derek Wise gave Vancouver a short and sweet taste of Inglorious

Vancouver, BC – Making his Vancouver debut last Friday at Republic Nightclub in Vancouver, XO affiliate Derek Wise formally introduced himself to the … Read More »

Love, Checks, Passion: Immerze celebrates his birthday by releasing “LCP”

Love, Checks, Passion: Immerze celebrates his birthday by releasing “LCP”

Vancouver, BC – This week Vancouver artist Immerze celebrated his birthday with the release of a brand new record titled “LCP” (co-produced … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 21

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 21

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify in 2016 and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single … Read More »

Ninetyfour drops a steamy video for “Bona Fide”

Ninetyfour drops a steamy video for “Bona Fide”

Vancouver, BC – New, provocative visuals for ninetyfour’s “Bona Fide” were recently released. The song comes from his debut album, It’s Yours.
In … Read More »

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Brainfeeder’s own Thundercat made a stop in Vancouver last week as part of his World Tour. The sold-out crowd … Read More »

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