Vancouver, BC – The best way to get rid of the rainy day blues is by refreshing your playlist and luckily, Pigeon … Read More »
West Coast Canada
Any posts relating to artists/DJs etc. originating from the West Coast region of Canada (Vancouver, Victoria and surrounding regions in British Columbia), or events taking place in a West Coast location, can be found in this category. The West Coast Canada team is headed by Vancouver-based KassKills and is comprised of various members of the West Coast scene. If you are interested in joining the West Coast team or in getting your story covered, please contact Kass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.
Your Editor: KassKills
Born in Ontario but raised on the West Coast, Kass is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada’s West Coast Editor by night. Along with that she takes on the role of stylist and social network sweetheart to her media productions company, Team Heartbreak as well as occasional writer for Abort Magazine. Throughout her journey she has had the opportunity to interview and photograph some amazing artists including Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Kool Keith and JD Era.
KassKills (Right) with HipHopCanada’s Executive Editor, Amalia Judith
The HipHopCanada Editorial Team is managed by Amalia Judith (Executive Editor) and Jesse Plunkett (Editor-In-Chief).
Vancouver, BC – To celebrate the release of their Infinite LP, Sweatshop Union are throwing a party on May 28 with a … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – We’ve got the legendary Sean Price coming through Vancouver, and thanks to Blueprint Events and Venue, we’re giving you … Read More »
Nanaimo, BC – Check out this user submitted tune from an up-and-comer from Van Isle named SirReal. This is A.C.O.-directed video for … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Tee Locasone has been down some intense paths and his latest track “I Remember” – produced by AraabMuzik – is … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – For a place that doesn’t allow ins and outs to accommodate smokers, The Commodore Ballroom was certainly on fire … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – In an attempt to branch our from the usual local Vancity rap talent we came across a cat named … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Monday night at Fortune Sound Club marked the end of Waka Flocka Flame‘s D.R.U.G.S. (Do Right U Gain Success) … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Hip-hop royalty was in the house this week as the legendary NY duo Pete Rock and CL Smooth shut … Read More »
Toronto/Alberta – Gee Wunder and BMoney Grenier have released the video for “The Grind,” the first single off their collaborative LP entitled … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – On the final stop of his D.R.U.G.S. (Do Right U Gain Success) Canadian tour, HipHopCanada’s Tag Team – … Read More »
Toronto, ON – SonReal and Rich Kidd add more visuals to The Closers project with their new “Hometown” video. The video was … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Three videos, a mixtape and a plethora of live performances later, JC Subliminal has finally dropped a full length … Read More »
Austin, TX – Nardwuar, the Human Serviette (@nardwuar) catches up with G.O.O.D. Music’s own, Pusha T (@PUSHA_T) at this years SXSW festival. … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – We were recently put on to Vancity emcee J. West and we ain’t mad. His recently released Better Late … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – We’ve seen some refreshingly different sounds coming from the Bermvda clan and Polo Wolfe – who is linked with … Read More »
Montreal, QC – We’ve been pretty good about reporting on rappers getting turned away at the border, but we really don’t even … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Last Wednesday a tweet was sent out from YMCMB artist Tyga’s twitter account renouncing the Vancouver and Toronto dates … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Coast 2 Coast Entertainment, Regime and Team Heartbreak are proud to present Waka Flocka Flame at Fortune Sound Club … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Tha mighty Dogg Pound are coming to Vancity to get their smoke for a pre 4/20 sesh at Fortune … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Off the up-coming RudeMan LP comes Maka and his lessons in “True-Rudeology”. Check the track – produced by MD … Read More »