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Quake Matthews – You Ain’t Me (Prod. Chris Noxx) [Video]

Quake Matthews – You Ain’t Me (Prod. Chris Noxx) [Video]

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Black Milk and The Nat Turner Band tear up the stage at Fortune Sound Club

Black Milk and The Nat Turner Band tear up the stage at Fortune Sound Club

Vancouver, BC – There is nothing greater than a seasoned and genuinely talented emcee backed by a righteously on-point band. Every time … Read More »

VanCityBeats – Sippin’ On Some Syrup [Audio]

VanCityBeats – Sippin’ On Some Syrup [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – From his upcoming EP NorthSide Screw up-and-coming Vancouver producer VanCityBeats drops his take on the classic Three 6 Mafia track featuring … Read More »

Non Phixion kick-off 20th Anniversary Tour in Vancouver at Fortune Sound [Photos]

Non Phixion kick-off 20th Anniversary Tour in Vancouver at Fortune Sound [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Back on April 21, Underground rap legends, Non Phixion reached Vancouver’s Fortune Sound Club to kick-off the Canadian leg … Read More »

Ryan Young – Faded [Video]

Ryan Young – Faded [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The latest release from Writepath Entertainment’s poster boy Ryan Young aka (Youngin). The up-and-coming Canadian Artist brings a unique style to … Read More »

Swaggy Jones – Say What [Video]

Swaggy Jones – Say What [Video]

Victoria, BC – Up-and-coming in the west coast rap scene and repping his own independent label, Duct Tape Blind, Swaggy Jones dropped … Read More »

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Kyprios talks Storyhive, his team and life as an artist [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – In the nearly 15 years that Vancouver based rap artist Kyprios has been on the hip-hop scene, he’s left … Read More »

Eazy Terrestrial’s album release party at Alexander on May 14 [News]

Eazy Terrestrial’s album release party at Alexander on May 14 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Gastown’s newest dope spot for live music, Alexander (91 Powell St.), is set to host local rapper Eazy Terrestrial‘s … Read More »

Chicago’s Lil Bibby in Vancouver at Republic on May 29 [News]

Chicago’s Lil Bibby in Vancouver at Republic on May 29 [News]

Vancouver, BC – AKA Paradise and R9 present Chi-town’s own Lil Bibby making his Vancity debut on May 29 at Vancouver’s Republic Nightclub, … Read More »

Moka Only – Chicken Wingz [Album]

Moka Only – Chicken Wingz [Album]

Vancouver, BC – Moka Only teams up with freshly launched Self Serve Records for the labels first official full length release and … Read More »

Sam Lucia – Golden Goose [Video]

Sam Lucia – Golden Goose [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Presenting Sam Lucia‘s latest music video for his single “Golden Goose.” The 21 year old Vancouver based rapper and producer recently … Read More »

Dipset Reunion Tour reaches 9 Canadian cities starting with Winnipeg on June 10 [News]

Dipset Reunion Tour reaches 9 Canadian cities starting with Winnipeg on June 10 [News]

Winnipeg, MB – Dipset fans get ready for a tour you don’t want to miss! Starting on June 10 in Winnipeg, Dipset … Read More »

Alpha Omega – Toxic Avengers [Video]

Alpha Omega – Toxic Avengers [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The newly formed Alpha Omega – consisting of Swollen Member’s Prevail and his super talented young nephew, Neph – … Read More »

Behind the scenes of SXSW 2015 with HeatWave, Tony Mason and more [Video]

Behind the scenes of SXSW 2015 with HeatWave, Tony Mason and more [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Reppin’ for the Canadian Northwest at this year’s SXSW, Vancity locals HeatWave and Tony Mason take viewers behind the … Read More »

Slowdjs presents Hip-Hop Corner Vol. 4 (Mixed by SwAy) [Mixtape]

Slowdjs presents Hip-Hop Corner Vol. 4 (Mixed by SwAy) [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC – Slowdjs drop off Volume 4 of their Hip-Hop Corner mixtape series. This time the mix was handled by West … Read More »

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Getting to know the Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Competition Western Regional Qualifiers [Article]

Vancouver, BC – “There are a lot of great DJs throwing dope parties . . .but some don’t always get the support … Read More »

Los Poetas – Silencios (Dir. Alex Narvaez) [Video]

Los Poetas – Silencios (Dir. Alex Narvaez) [Video]

Toronto, ON – As the saying goes, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Which is why I was happy to once again … Read More »

Prada West – Cold Blooded Killaz [Video]

Prada West – Cold Blooded Killaz [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Prada West is mean in the streets with his recent release and second single from Down As Ground, “Cold … Read More »

SonReal kicks off For The Town North American tour in Hamilton on May 8 [News]

SonReal kicks off For The Town North American tour in Hamilton on May 8 [News]

Hamilton, ON – With a brand new EP battling for chart supremacy, SonReal is gearing up for a North American tour that … Read More »

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Merkules – On The Rocks [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Merkules hit the ground running with his recently dropped album Scars. Directly after, he began his tour with JD Era … Read More »

SonReal – For The Town (Dir. Mad Ruk) [Video]

SonReal – For The Town (Dir. Mad Ruk) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – When I was first introduced to SonReal like a decade ago, I was admittedly more of a fan of … Read More »

Eliza Smith – Light Me Up [Audio]

Eliza Smith – Light Me Up [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Sultry and stunning singer-songwriter Eliza Smith is back with a hot new single in support of her album, Paradigm, … Read More »

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Tha Feel – Double Cup Luv (Dir. Mr. Guevara) [Video] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Brand new visuals from supergroup Tha Feel, consisting of NYC actor/MC Rick Gonzalez (Coach Carter, Reaper), Vancouver’s Tre Nyce … Read More »

Win tickets to see Fat Joe in Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver [Contest]

Win tickets to see Fat Joe in Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – Straight from the Bronx, Fat Joe is making his way to the Northwest for a handful of shows and … Read More »

Cloud Palace – Lyra [Audio]

Cloud Palace – Lyra [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – From Vancouver’s newest independent record label Self Serve Records comes their first release via the newly formed production duo Cloud … Read More »

Billionaire B – Prestige STVT [Mixtape]

Billionaire B – Prestige STVT [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC – Awaiting the release of his summer album Prestige 3, Billionaire B drops a little teaser for fans titled Prestige … Read More »

Fat Joe in Vancouver on April 29 *Cancelled* [News]

Fat Joe in Vancouver on April 29 *Cancelled* [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published on April 10, 2015 – Straight from the Bronx and live on April 29th at Vancouver’s Venue … Read More »

Sophia Danai – Daytime Dreaming [Video]

Sophia Danai – Daytime Dreaming [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity songstress Sophia Danai recently released her single “Daytime Dreaming” – from the Daytime Dreaming EP available here – ahead … Read More »

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

All ears are on L.A. when it comes to laid-back bangers with a voice speaking for the ‘hood. He’s been making major moves for…

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Problem in Vancouver on April 23 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published February 10, 2015 – 
A message from our pals at #BlueprintLive: “Due to unforeseen circumstances the Problem show … Read More »

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Travi$ Scott arrives in Vancouver on high horse (Live Review) [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Travi$ Scott is undoubtable one of the hottest young artists in the rap game right now. From coming up under … Read More »

Dragon Fli Empire’s Mission Statement West Coast Tour kicks off on Apr. 24 [News]

Dragon Fli Empire’s Mission Statement West Coast Tour kicks off on Apr. 24 [News]

Calgary, AB – Calgary hip-hop pioneers Dragon Fli Empire (aka: Teekay and DJ Cosm, aka: lords of the boom-bap) recently announced that … Read More »

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