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Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

Jam Master Jay receives tribute turntable routine from son TJ Mizell & Skratch Bastid

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Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Vancouver, BC – While the vibrant music scene of Toronto rarely waivers, there’s been a shift on the West Coast this last year. Lifestyle … Read More »

Mac Miller’s Divine Feminine Tour Sells Out the Vogue Theatre

Mac Miller’s Divine Feminine Tour Sells Out the Vogue Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Bringing his Divine Feminine Tour to Vancouver, Mac Miller stepped on stage at the Vogue Theatre this past Sunday … Read More »

The People North West draw visual inspiration from the 90s on new music video “Shameek From 212”

The People North West draw visual inspiration from the 90s on new music video “Shameek From 212”

Vancouver, BC – Fresh off a live Halloween show, The People North West follow-up the appearance with the release of their latest music … Read More »

ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart3 is a six-track hype project from Mynamesbn

ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart3 is a six-track hype project from Mynamesbn

Vancouver, BC – It wasn’t that long ago that Vancity emcee Mynamesbn released the second installment of ShitIStoleOffTheInternet. Known for making hype … Read More »

Bbno$ is making music for new gen rap fans with new single “potent”

Bbno$ is making music for new gen rap fans with new single “potent”

Vancouver, BC – There’s a new breed of rap brewing that is encompassing the new younger generation which has most recently coined … Read More »

You need to watch TassNata’s new video for “Let’s Go” with Rich Kidd & Tona

You need to watch TassNata’s new video for “Let’s Go” with Rich Kidd & Tona

Toronto, ON – On Nov. 2, BC artist TassNata released this new video for his mob-out anthem “Let’s Go” with Naturally Born … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 5

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 5

Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify last month, and we’ve been at it with a new playlist and more than two … Read More »

Less is still more: Majid Jordan brought a perfectly refined audio and visual experience to Vancouver

Less is still more: Majid Jordan brought a perfectly refined audio and visual experience to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – After their successful show at the Alexander Gastown last December, the return of OVO’s Majid Jordan was held high … Read More »

ninetyfour’s “Never Much Love” gets a video treatment

ninetyfour’s “Never Much Love” gets a video treatment

Vancouver, BC – Teasing some alternate material from his previously released album It’s Yours, ninetyfour drops a bonus track from the project titled “Never … Read More »

Spotty Josif drops “KILLA” new track

Spotty Josif drops “KILLA” new track

Vancouver, BC – Spotty Josif comes correct with a brand new self-produced joint titled “KILLA” released on Halloween. The single is easy … Read More »

Teshalé links with Seth Kay on “For The Dough”

Teshalé links with Seth Kay on “For The Dough”

Vancouver, BC – Introducing the wavy sounds of “For The Dough” from 19-year old Vancouver-based artist Teshalé. Teaming up with Seth Kay after they … Read More »

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Vancouver, BC – It was a rainy Sunday night, but that didn’t stop fans from waiting for Post Malone‘s  Hollywood Dreams Tour stop … Read More »

Scope and Sean Zh’s “Flood” highlights the diversity of Vancouver’s growing music scene

Scope and Sean Zh’s “Flood” highlights the diversity of Vancouver’s growing music scene

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver creatives Sean Zh and Scope of Cloudy Tunnel recently dropped the visuals for their latest collaboration “Flood” a gritty … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 4

Calgary, AB – In case you missed it, HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify earlier this month and made our debut with the first … Read More »

Coolaid aims to connect Vancouver’s hip-hop scene and is set to feature Toronto rapper Devontée

Coolaid aims to connect Vancouver’s hip-hop scene and is set to feature Toronto rapper Devontée

Vancouver, BC – Recently launched Vancouver-based collective Coolaid has announced the first of six events they are throwing that aim to bring together … Read More »

Prada West drops video for his single “Remain”

Prada West drops video for his single “Remain”

Vancouver, BC – Prada West drops some brand new black & white visuals for his track “Remain” – dedicated to the daily … Read More »

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Vancouver, BC – If you were not one of the lucky people that was able to take in Chance the Rapper’s equally personal … Read More »

Schoolboy Q finally brought the Blank Face Tour to Vancouver and it was worth the wait

Schoolboy Q finally brought the Blank Face Tour to Vancouver and it was worth the wait

Vancouver, BC – After catching Schoolboy Q at Squamish Valley Music Festival of summer 2015, you may have been one of the many fans … Read More »

Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music collectives bring out a variety of voices in new cypher

Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music collectives bring out a variety of voices in new cypher

Vancouver, BC – Vancity collectives Cloudy Tunnel and KAOBOY Music recently joined together to produce a cypher which features a roster, including: Sung, Sean Zh, Brealliant, … Read More »

Vancouver duo Something August release “ASDF” in anticipation of their upcoming EP

Vancouver duo Something August release “ASDF” in anticipation of their upcoming EP

Vancouver, BC – This year has been particularly productive for the Vancouver music scene in regards to the emergence of new creative … Read More »

The closer to Kanye, the closer to God – Saint Pablo blesses Rogers Arena, Vancouver

The closer to Kanye, the closer to God – Saint Pablo blesses Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – October 17th, 2016 Vancouver’s Rogers Arena witnessed the most heavily talked about shows of 2016. Kanye West‘s Saint Pablo Tour … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 3

Calgary, AB – At the beginning of October HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and made our debut with the first two in our … Read More »

MynamesBn’s new EP ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart2 is full of hitters

MynamesBn’s new EP ShitIStoleOffTheInternetPart2 is full of hitters

Vancouver, BC – MynamesBn has been working the circuit lately, and if you’ve been around Vancouver you might have caught one of the emcee’s … Read More »

Spotty Josif brought the heat on his new single “Motel Room”

Spotty Josif brought the heat on his new single “Motel Room”

Vancouver, BC – This past month has felt like a lot of crews have been reawakened for the fall with newfound energy … Read More »

Victoria emcee Coti$ teams up with SEGA for “Flaunt It”

Victoria emcee Coti$ teams up with SEGA for “Flaunt It”

Victoria, BC – There’s some talent brewing out on the island that we’re excited to share with you. Emerging Victoria emcee/singer/songwriter Coti$ … Read More »

Vancity collective univerSOUL lay down bars on “Excuse Me (Take a Lift)”

Vancity collective univerSOUL lay down bars on “Excuse Me (Take a Lift)”

Vancouver, BC – Emcee Ryan Yelland, producer/musician James Matthews, and producer Zack Wilkinson are the three key players who make up Vancouver hip-hop collective … Read More »

Edgar Penwork enlists Junk & Brevner to help deliver lyrical ingenuity on “Il Fumo”

Edgar Penwork enlists Junk & Brevner to help deliver lyrical ingenuity on “Il Fumo”

Vancouver, BC – While we get a lot of releases on the West Coast, once in awhile an artist creates something that … Read More »

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 2

Calgary, AB – Last week HipHopCanada finally joined Spotify and launched with the first installation of our weekly playlist series.
Every week we’ll … Read More »

Danny Brown brings his Atrocity Exhibition Tour to Vancouver

Danny Brown brings his Atrocity Exhibition Tour to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Last week we had the pleasure of witnessing Detroit emcee Danny Brown turn up The Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. … Read More »

La Coka Nostra played their first ever show together in Vancouver

La Coka Nostra played their first ever show together in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – With their new album, To Thine Own Self Be True, set to release on November 4th La Coka Nostra recently kicked … Read More »

We caught up with Canadian grime artist Maka to talk about The Cheeky EP

We caught up with Canadian grime artist Maka to talk about The Cheeky EP

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver grime artist Maka dropped a new EP in September titled The Cheeky EP. Entirely produced by Hughse, the … Read More »

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