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Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

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Merkules feels like UFC-champ “Conor McGregor” in Stuey Kubrick-directed video

Merkules feels like UFC-champ “Conor McGregor” in Stuey Kubrick-directed video

Surrey, BC – Today’s Song of the Day is the second single off the new Merkules project, Trust Your Gut, which came … Read More »

Greg Beamish – Disposable Income [Review]

Greg Beamish – Disposable Income [Review]

Vancouver, BC– Local emcee Greg Beamish recently released Disposable Income with recording, mixing and production done entirely by Stroker Deluca and even a feature from JUNO … Read More »

Joey Touch – Nightlife [Review]

Joey Touch – Nightlife [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 5, 2014 – East Vancouver native Joey Touch recently released his debut album, Night Life, under Volunteer … Read More »

Sythe – Sythe [Album]

Sythe – Sythe [Album]

Vancouver, BC – The name Sythe has been synonymous with the gritty yet elaborate beat-craft that defines the ILL-Legitimate sound. His hard … Read More »

Coming up SonReal [Spotlight]

Coming up SonReal [Spotlight]

“I’m lucky enough that I got to spend time to become seasoned in my craft before I had a platform for it.” … Read More »

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Hedley, Classified bring Wild Life to Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre [Photos]

Ottawa, ON – Around 7,500 screaming fans packed into Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday night to catch the national capital leg … Read More »

Because k-os asked for it: Jay Electronica – We Made It ft. Jay-Z [Audio]

Because k-os asked for it: Jay Electronica – We Made It ft. Jay-Z [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – We just signed in to Twitter to find that k-os had sent us a tweet about Jay Electronica’s latest “We … Read More »

Self Hired Apparel 2014 launch party March 28 at Queen’s Republic [News]

Self Hired Apparel 2014 launch party March 28 at Queen’s Republic [News]

Vancouver, BC – This Friday our favourite video production team and apparel brand Self Hired are launching their latest gear from their 2014 … Read More »

April at Venue Live – Trinidad James, Action Bronson, Swollen Members & Bun B [News]

April at Venue Live – Trinidad James, Action Bronson, Swollen Members & Bun B [News]

Vancouver, BC – April is a hearty month for hip-hop at Venue Live as Blueprint Events gears up for a busy month … Read More »

Fortune Sound Presents: Snow Tha Product March 28 & Eve April 3 [News]

Fortune Sound Presents: Snow Tha Product March 28 & Eve April 3 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Two things to look out for at Fortune Sound in the up-coming weeks, sponsored by yours truly – we’ll … Read More »

KAi Sky Walker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

KAi Sky Walker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

Vancouver, BC –  Fresh off his critically acclaimed mixtape, #NEO, KAi Sky Walker has devised a ground breaking concept for his latest endeavour, New Mind | Old Soul. Breaking off from … Read More »

Mike Boyd releases …Note The Sarcasm LP; joins Classified & Hedley on tour

Mike Boyd releases …Note The Sarcasm LP; joins Classified & Hedley on tour

Enfield, NS – Canadian hip-hop artist Mike Boyd’s brand new full-length album …Note The Sarcasm, was released today via Halflife Records Inc./Universal … Read More »

CBC Music presents: Searchlight 2014 [News]

CBC Music presents: Searchlight 2014 [News]

Toronto, ON – CBC Music just launched its Searchlight 2014 competition to connect fans with their favourite up-and-coming Canadian artists. It’s a … Read More »

Junk – Best Mistake Ever Made [Audio]

Junk – Best Mistake Ever Made [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division’s Junk comes solo with the dreamy sounds of “Best Mistake Ever Made”. The story told through Junk’s … Read More »

Swisslizz – Man Of The Occasion (Freestyle) [Video]

Swisslizz – Man Of The Occasion (Freestyle) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Swisslizz drops his latest video freestyle “Man Of The Occasion” from his new mixtape Zone Music. Cop it here … Read More »

Sythe – Burn Down ft. Bound2Be, Attikus, Azrael, Anonymouz and P-Butta

Sythe – Burn Down ft. Bound2Be, Attikus, Azrael, Anonymouz and P-Butta

Vancouver, BC – The first single from Sythe‘s self titled debut solo album “Burn Down” features Bound2Be, Attikus, Azrael, Anonymouz and P-Butta … Read More »

Eazy Terrestrial – FWMYKIGI (Freestyle) [Video]

Eazy Terrestrial – FWMYKIGI (Freestyle) [Video]

Vancouver, BC –  Eazy Terrestrial brings us a sneak peak from his forthcoming  project Molly, Kush, Hennessy “FWMYKIGI”. Check his recent freestyle over Jay’s  “FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” … Read More »

Hugo Kafumbi – “Trippy Fusion” live at Hooker’s Green [Video]

Hugo Kafumbi – “Trippy Fusion” live at Hooker’s Green [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Hugo Kafumbi “Trippy Fusion” Live at Hooke’s Green! From the debut mixtape Vancity’s Most Wanted – hosted by DJ BAD of Coast2CoastMixtapes. – check … Read More »

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. Madchild & D-Sisive (Prod. Classified) [Audio] #SOTD

Mike Boyd – Small World ft. Madchild & D-Sisive (Prod. Classified) [Audio] #SOTD

Enfield, NS – Our Song of the Day connects three artists from across the country for the new Mike Boyd album. Mike … Read More »

Note The Sarcasm: New Mike Boyd album drops tomorrow, March 25 [News]

Note The Sarcasm: New Mike Boyd album drops tomorrow, March 25 [News]

Enfield, NS – Reminder: East Coast rapper Mike Boyd – brother to MC-producer, Classified, is releasing his second full-length album, …Note The … Read More »

T-Pain at Venue live in Vancouver [Review]

T-Pain at Venue live in Vancouver [Review]

Vancouver, BC – One of the most influential and in demand artists of the last 10 years was welcomed to Vancouver’s VENUE last … Read More »

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 20, 2014 – Let’s take it out to the West Coast. Vancity, to be specific; where … Read More »

Swollen Members announce new album and North American tour [News]

Swollen Members announce new album and North American tour [News]

Vancouver, BC – Swollen Members have set Brand New Day as the title of their upcoming ninth studio album, which is slated … Read More »

Dom Kennedy hits Fortune Sound on Get Home Safely Tour [Photos]

Dom Kennedy hits Fortune Sound on Get Home Safely Tour [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – L.A kid Dom Kennedy came through Fortune Sound this past week to a packed house presented by Timbre Concerts … Read More »

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

East Meets West: HipHopCanada interviews Billi D’Kid aka Black Sage [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Late 2013, Toronto artist Black Sage made a trip to Vancouver to clear his head, escape from his everyday … Read More »

SiriusXM Indies nominations announced: Classified & Shad lead hip-hop acts [News]

SiriusXM Indies nominations announced: Classified & Shad lead hip-hop acts [News]

Toronto, ON – Canadian Music Week has announced the nominees for the 2014 SiriusXM Indies – 14th Annual Independent Music Awards. Canadian … Read More »

Naks art show & hip-hop showcase at Fortune Sound March 22 [News]

Naks art show & hip-hop showcase at Fortune Sound March 22 [News]

Vancouver, BC – We’re always game to support a local hustler, especially when they are a talented visual artist like SDK’s Naks. … Read More »

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The Funk Doc was in the building this past week for a smoked out, full house at Fortune Sound … Read More »

Vancity Live – Episode 3 [Video]

Vancity Live – Episode 3 [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The team is at it again with Vancity Live – Episode 3 that recently streamed live on YouTube this past … Read More »

Cliff Herman ft. Inkspill & Ashleigh Eymann – Penny [Video]

Cliff Herman ft. Inkspill & Ashleigh Eymann – Penny [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Chamberlain Drive Records presents the first video from Cliff Herman’s album Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be – “Penny” … Read More »

Bone Thugs bring Canadian tour to Mod Club on March 27 [News]

Bone Thugs bring Canadian tour to Mod Club on March 27 [News]

Toronto, ON – Grammy-winning Bone Thugs-n-Harmony have announced the details for the Toronto date of their Canadian tour. The group will make … Read More »

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