Vancouver, B.C. – Fortune Sound Club hosted the first performance of Bishop Lamont – formerly of Dre’s Aftermath label – to an … 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 – Battleaxe Warrior Madchild presents his latest video for a tune called “Tiger Style.” The video was directed by Big … Read More »
Surrey, B.C. – Ephin Apparel brings you the Iced Out Tour from Camobear Records recording artist Evil Ebenezer on Thursday, Jan. 20 … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – This February marks the ten-year anniversary celebrating the life of Sazon Diamante – a well-loved Vancouver MC and brother … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Aspiring West coast artist Sazon Diamante passed away tragically at a young age in 2001 and on February 9th … Read More »
2011 Stylus Group announces 6th Annual National Awards Show and SpinFest Conference dates expanded to Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto [PSA]
Toronto, ON – Embarking on the sixth year of celebration, The Stylus Group is proud to announce Pioneer DJ will present this … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Recording artist Mad Child aka Shane Bunting of the award-winning group Swollen Members was recently held by customs agents … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Internationally renowned Toronto artist k-os is preparing for the release of his new album BLack on BLond. Fans should … Read More »
Three time hip-hop JUNO Nominee DL Incognito & Len Bowen announce tour dates for Western Canada [PSA]
Toronto, ON – On Wednesday, February 2nd, URBNET recording artists DL Incognito and Len Bowen will begin a 10 date Western Canada … Read More »
Barkerville, B.C. – New visuals for “Step To” by Camobear Records artist Evil Ebenezer. This Is Evil’s fourth video off his new … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – West Coast rapper Evil Ebenezer could be coming to a town near you this month on his Iced Out … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – “Scarecrow” is the third video from the new Evil Ebenezer album Evil Eye. The video was directed by D. … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out the visuals for the new Jeff Spec video “Stop” featuring NaRai. The video was directed by mcenroe … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The Christmas Rappin party at Bar None featured nothing but old-school vibes, 90s hip-hop, R&B and Dancehall music. What … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Flipout dislikes camping, skiing, and DJs who fail to play the classics. He’s quite definitive in his views, and … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out the new visuals for “Clap For Me” by SonReal. The video was filmed and edited by Dane … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Moka Only’s 7th annual Martian Xmas album has finally arrived: Martian Xmas was never intended to be a ‘standard … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – New single by SonReal called “Clap For Me” produced by Chanes. This is HipHopCanada’s Song of the Day.
London, ON – In Canada, hip-hop has historically taken a backseat to internationally acclaimed indie rock, quirky pop and earnest folk. But … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – New single from SonReal called “Already There” featuring producer/MC Rich Kidd. The track was produced by Vokab and Big … Read More »