St. Catharines, ON – Two staples of the Vancouver scene, Snak The Ripper and Evil Ebenzer, will be kicking off the highly … 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
Please note that all submissions must be accompanied by a press release, bio and 450-pixel width photo. Video submissions need to have the videographer and director’s credits and web links, plus a still shot. We like to tell stories, so please tell us yours: community work you do, people you are inspired by, how your environment has affected the way you make your music.
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 »
Tonight: Vancouver’s Snak The Ripper and Evil Ebenezer kick-off 9 date Eastern tour in St. Catherines with Angerville and SSSC [News]
Vancouver, B.C. – We always knew that Axiom and Kapok were a little special, but now the eccentric ensemble Indigo Kids have … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – Heatwave and the Vandettas walk the line between many musical genres; introduced as a confluence of reggae, funk, jazz, … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out the video for “In My Car” by Evil Ebenezer and Factor. This is the first single from … Read More »
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, B.C. – Evil Ebenezer, who is currently preparing for a European tour with fellow Camobear Records artist Snak The Ripper, has … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – MCs Axiom and Kapok join forces to bring you their signature sonic frequencies as the Indigo Kids, a thoughtful … Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – On Halloween day Vancouver artist Laze-e – aka Lazeevil – drops his LP Mugger Therapy. Born in Sri Lanka, … Read More »
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 »
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]
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 »