Vancouver, B.C. – The highly anticipated battle between Illmaculate and TheSaurus versus Manik and Spyte. The battle, hosted by west coast scene … 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
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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 – RiFF RAFF puts on a hell of an entertaining show. Venue Nightclub and Blueprint events were host to the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Young and transparent, Ghost‘s latest track takes us through his hip-hop influences while he gets a little nostalgic for … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – You’re gonna hate Billy Slade. Okay, well he’s not all that bad and he’s pretty funny, but he does … Read More »
Sunshine Coast, B.C. – Out here on the Left Coast we like to get out into nature, smoke blunts, and listen to … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Let’s just call him Evidence. Sure, he’s coming back to Vancouver on April 22 as part of the socially-grounded … Read More »
Toronto, ON – April 1st is a big day for Canadian hip-hop exposure and recogniton. Canadian broadcasting giant CBC is in the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The female presence in hip-hop is rapidly rising, and new talents emerging. Vancouver’s own DJ Miss M is one … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Fashawn seems to symbolize all that’s right with hip-hop’s bumper crop of rappers: local boy makes good without the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out this new dope tune called “As I Recall” by SonReal. The one’s produced by Classified and appears … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – For someone who’s had a hand in creating most of Canadian hip-hop’s musical landscape, Roger Swan is pretty down … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Young Sin’s been taking a break. As described on his website – mistersinister.com – due to a baby on … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – As the interview continues, I begin to see the gentle nature of the GZA, which couples with some rough … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – GZA is a little unfocused after the show; there’s a lot going on backstage and many people want his … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – If you haven’t met The Boombox Saints, let me introduce you. The two MCs – Freeky P and Huggy … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It may be a cold world, but the prolific Genius aka GZA gave this city a little heat last … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It’s not every day that an MC and Producer step outside of the proverbial hip-hop box to put out … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – On a windy night in Vancouver – when much of the city is sedated on their couches falling asleep … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Wanna check GZA at Fortune Sound Club on March 9th? Well of course you do, who wouldn’t want to … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It was quite a show Monday night, combining a few up-and-comers with some seasoned veterans. Between Fashawn and Evidence, … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The prolific GZA (Genius) of Wu-Tang Clan will be hitting Fortune Sound Club March 9th, not to mention a … Read More »