Vancouver, B.C. – Scopez has been on his Red Eye grind, and some great works have come forth from the Vancouver rapper … 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 email@example.com.
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 – Mad Ruk Entertainment’s Peter Huang directs the new video for the 2oolman-produced single “Believe” by rising star SonReal. It’s … Read More »
Surrey, B.C. – On Canada’s West Coast, Surrey is often a scene unto itself – it has its own sound, fashion, fanbase … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – With Reflectionz’ recent release “5trength 1n Numb3rs” you get just that – to reflect on hip-hop styles of old … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Calling it his “most personal album to date,” Evil Ebenezer digs into the dark corners of his psyche regaling … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Today’s Song of the Day is the first leak off the debut album from Madchild called Dope Sick, dropping in … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver’s favorite artists will be once again uniting at Bar None to put on a night of foundational hip-hop … Read More »
Ottawa, ON – On Saturday, January 21st, CKCU-FM is hosting Ottawa’s newest and most-inclusive hip-hop festivals live on Carleton University’s campus at … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – They don’t call him Ghost for nothing; chasing down Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan can feel like reaching … Read More »
Victoria, B.C. – During the West Coast portion of the Ghostface Killah tour, HipHopCanada’s KassKills had and oppurtunity to take a ride on … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Call them what you will, but Jay-Z and Kanye have taken it further than anyone else. There are those … Read More »
Victoria, B.C. – Killah Priest looks, sounds and comes across as a pretty tough guy, but if you can wade through the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – While on tour with Ghostface Killah, Lox original and former Bad Boy Sheek Louch took a minute to chat … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – We’ve been reporting on Ghost‘s tour across Canada the whole way and it seems Nardwuar caught up with him … Read More »
Fernie, B.C. - Ghostface’s tour has reached the west coast and we get a snippet of what Fernie B.C. is like in the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It’s always inspirational to chat with someone young, kind and beautiful, so meeting Reema Major was a delight. At … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – We always look forward to new releases from the smooth-talkin, groove-findin, speaker-blastin Boombox Saints, so we’re excited to share … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – What do you get when a couple of fly Vancouver MCs get together to brag about alcohol consumption, sexual … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – We’re pretty excited to check Ghostface Killah on the Western Canadian portion of his cross-Canada tour with Killah Priest, … Read More »
Via Rail Sends Jeff Spec, Muneshine, Timbuktu & Ghettosocks On Cross Canada Tour [Article/Interview]
Vancouver, B.C. – Ladies and gentlemen of the Canadian hip-hop nation, pulling into a VIA Rail station near you is … Read More »
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 »