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Catch Tayyib Ali, Moufy, DJ IV & Jofo live in Halifax on Sept. 4 [News]

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Getting Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Getting Hiiigh with TDE’s first lady: SZA [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – After a beautiful Friday night set in Vancouver by Top Dawg Entertainment’s lovely first lady, we caught up with … Read More »

SonReal – Haunted ft. Ali Milner [Video]

SonReal – Haunted ft. Ali Milner [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – I’m digging the narrative within this new SonReal video. He always takes great pride in his visuals and “Haunted” … Read More »

Tonight: Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper and Evil Ebenezer kick-off 9 date Eastern tour in St. Catherines with Angerville and SSSC [News]

Tonight: Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper and Evil Ebenezer kick-off 9 date Eastern tour in St. Catherines with Angerville and SSSC [News]

St. Catharines, ON – Two staples of the Vancouver scene, Snak The Ripper  and Evil Ebenzer, will be kicking off the highly … Read More »

Indigo Kids – [Prolific Profile]

Indigo Kids – [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, B.C. – We always knew that Axiom and Kapok were a little special, but now the eccentric ensemble Indigo Kids have … Read More »

Shad and K-Os in Vancouver (Live) [Photos/Review]

Shad and K-Os in Vancouver (Live) [Photos/Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – It’s no surprise that Shad and K-Os put on such a good show together – both from the East, … Read More »

HeatWave and the Vandettas (Live) [Photos/Review]

HeatWave and the Vandettas (Live) [Photos/Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – Heatwave and the Vandettas walk the line between many musical genres; introduced as a confluence of reggae, funk, jazz, … Read More »

Lazeevil – My Word [Video]

Lazeevil – My Word [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – A few weeks ago we introduced you to Lazeevil, the Vancouver MC whose edgy stories manifest in razor-sharp beats … Read More »

Evil Ebenezer & Factor – In My Car [Video]

Evil Ebenezer & Factor – In My Car [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Check out the video for “In My Car” by Evil Ebenezer and Factor. This is the first single from … Read More »

D-Sisive: Run With The Creeps [Interview]

D-Sisive: Run With The Creeps [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – Currently on a Canadian tour with the brand new album Run With The Creeps dropping this week, D-Sisive has … Read More »

Vancouver’s Evil Ebenezer releases artwork for The Birds album dropping Dec. 6 [News]

Vancouver’s Evil Ebenezer releases artwork for The Birds album dropping Dec. 6 [News]

Vancouver, B.C. – Evil Ebenezer, who is currently preparing for a European tour with fellow Camobear Records artist Snak The Ripper, has … Read More »

Rest In Peace, Scott Day, Founder of Abort Magazine [Tribute]

Rest In Peace, Scott Day, Founder of Abort Magazine [Tribute]

HipHopCanada’s West Coast editor Amalia Judith has written a piece in tribute to Abort Magazine’s Scott Day who passed away on November … Read More »

Indigo Kids – Mongolia Party [Video]

Indigo Kids – Mongolia Party [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – MCs Axiom and Kapok join forces to bring you their signature sonic frequencies as the Indigo Kids, a thoughtful … Read More »

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 4 – Planet Asia [PSA]

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 4 – Planet Asia [PSA]

Vancouver, B.C. – We know that KRS-One‘s influence stretches across the globe, so it’s no surprise that one of our favorite West … Read More »

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony: Live in Vancouver [Interview]

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony: Live in Vancouver [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – In hip-hop’s dichotomy of struggle and growth, Bone Thugs N Harmony have maintained a loyal fanbase by reflecting both … Read More »

Keshia Chante’s Night and Day Grind [Interview]

Keshia Chante’s Night and Day Grind [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – Since bursting on the scene in 2004, Keshia Chante‘s star has been rising. With two albums released, a collection … Read More »

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 3 – Conscience

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 3 – Conscience

Vancouver, B.C. – Continuing our exploration of the ripple effect of hip-hop knowledge, we lead into Conscience, a group who will be … Read More »

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 2 – Moka Only [PSA]

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 2 – Moka Only [PSA]

Vancouver, B.C. – Moka Only is a staple in the Vancouver hip-hop scene, so with the impending visit of the Temple of … Read More »

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 1 – HeatWave [PSA]

Knowledge Reigns Supreme Pt. 1 – HeatWave [PSA]

Vancouver, B.C. – Okay, so we’re pretty excited that Fortune Sound Club is hosting the high priest of rap on November 15 … Read More »

Lazeevil – Mugger Therapy [Review]

Lazeevil – Mugger Therapy [Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – On Halloween day Vancouver artist Laze-e – aka Lazeevil – drops his LP Mugger Therapy. Born in Sri Lanka, … Read More »

Johnny Dilemma [Prolific Profile]

Johnny Dilemma [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, B.C. – Growing up in Scarborough and later moving to Vancouver, Johnny Dilemma feels like he’s found his home. A life-changing brain … Read More »

Terell Safadi ft. Tre Nyce – Ring Around the Rozay [Video]

Terell Safadi ft. Tre Nyce – Ring Around the Rozay [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Fresh off the success of his YouTube success from the Canuck anthem “Black, Red, Yellow”, Terell Safadi drops his … Read More »

Sweatshop Union’s The Bill Murray EP wins Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording at Western Canadian Music Awards [News]

Sweatshop Union’s The Bill Murray EP wins Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording at Western Canadian Music Awards [News]

Whitehorse, YK – Congratulations to Sweatshop Union for taking home Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording at the Western Canadian Music Awards. The Vancouver-based group … Read More »

Spank Rock – Everything is Boring and Everyone if a F***ing Liar [Review]

Spank Rock – Everything is Boring and Everyone if a F***ing Liar [Review]

Baltimore, MD – Everything is Boring and Everyone is a Fucking Liar is the latest electro dance album from West Baltimore hip-hop … Read More »

SonReal – Otis (Freestyle) (Studio Performanc​e) [Video]

SonReal – Otis (Freestyle) (Studio Performanc​e) [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Hip Hop Vancouver caught up with SonReal (@TheRealSonReal) for an in-studio performance of his “Otis” freestyle. Keep your eyes … Read More »

Evil for a Good Cause [PSA]

Evil for a Good Cause [PSA]

Vancouver, B.C. – He may be kind of a bad boy, but Evil Ebenezer knows how to give back. You can currently … Read More »

Raincity Rap explores Vancouver’s history [News]

Raincity Rap explores Vancouver’s history [News]

Vancouver, B.C. – Miscellaneous Productions is proud to present Raincity Rap, an in-depth weekend that explores and discusses the history and the … Read More »

Ask the DJ: Does the way you listen to music effect your perception of it? [Article]

Ask the DJ: Does the way you listen to music effect your perception of it? [Article]

At one time, most people listened to music out of a radio or boombox, but in 2011 you could argue many of … Read More »

T.Funk – So Fly [Video]

T.Funk – So Fly [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – From his latest mixtape The O, Vancouver bud boy T.Funk has released the visuals for “So Fly,” as directed … Read More »

Mishap and Phonik Ops – The City [Video]

Mishap and Phonik Ops – The City [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Mishap and Phonik Ops – an MC and DJ duo out of Vancity – have released their debut video, … Read More »

Tea Time with Maseo [Interview]

Tea Time with Maseo [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – As the longstanding and legendary DJ for De La Soul, Maseo has remained one of the most innovative and … Read More »

4 & a Half Minutes with Odd Future [Tag Team]

4 & a Half Minutes with Odd Future [Tag Team]

Check out the latest from our ‘Tag Team’ interview series brought to you by Canada’s West Coast Editorial team. This time we’ve … Read More »

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