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 »
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 – Shad premiered his most recent video ”Remember To Remember” – produced by Mike Tompkins from his latest Flying Colours – … 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 »
Baltimore, MD – Everything is Boring and Everyone is a Fucking Liar is the latest electro dance album from West Baltimore hip-hop … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – He may be kind of a bad boy, but Evil Ebenezer knows how to give back. You can currently … Read More »
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 »
At one time, most people listened to music out of a radio or boombox, but in 2011 you could argue many of … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – Mishap and Phonik Ops – an MC and DJ duo out of Vancity – have released their debut video, … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – As the longstanding and legendary DJ for De La Soul, Maseo has remained one of the most innovative and … Read More »
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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – Its hard to know what to expect when Tyler the Creator and his gang of wolves come to town … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – We had the pleasure of Tyler the Creator – and his rowdy crew of creative types – at the … Read More »