Vancouver, B.C. – Turntable mastermind DJ Shadow returned once again to the Commodore ballroom as part of a tour showcasing a new … 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 – Timbre Concerts and Scene in the Dark are bringing Flying Lotus and his eclectic sound to The Vogue in … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – How fitting that Big Boi should “roll down the strip on vogues” to the Vogue on Granville for his … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Global Syndicate (GS) is a hip-hop duo straight from the rugged streets of Vancouver. Consisting of Pai and La … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Big Boi may be known for being one half of OutKast, but he doesn’t need any help on his … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Rushden and Diamonds is a concept-group, the story of both Michael Rushden and Lord Karl Edward “Diamonds” who embark … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – This afternoon Famous Circle is bringing OUTBREAK to Canada for the first time. Winners of this 2 vs. 2 … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – “k-os that actually ends up on the record maybe is sometimes a bit ahead of his time.” That statement … Read More »
New York, NY – Camobear Records is proud to announce that three of our artists will be going to New York City … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Gorillaz will wrap up the North American leg of their highly anticipated world tour Escape To Plastic Beach on … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Cloud City Classic’s debut album, Brand New Kicks, is a throwback to mid 90’s hip-hop with nicotine beats and … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – E.D.G.E. seems to have just that – a bit of an upper hand in the rap game. Maybe it’s … Read More »
Canada – Critically acclaimed Detroit producer/MC Black Milk will be hitting up Canada this November for a 5-date HipHopCanada sponsored tour. The … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Artist/producer Jeff Spec and rap duo D-City have recently teamed up to release “Birds” – an exclusive video single … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – These days, K-Rec seems to be everywhere. As a producer and live DJ, he works with everyone from the … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – With 2 sold out shows at Fortune Sound Club, The Waken Baken Tour hit an easy target. Yelawolf and … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Sweatshop Union’s Kyprios will be opening for OutKast’s Big Boi when he hits Vancouver on October 22nd. Big Boi’s … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – LiveNation presents DJ Shadow on October 25th 2010. Performing from a 3D orb which functions as a performance cocoon … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – 21 year old Terell Safadi has released his latest mixtape, The Vancouver Son. The originally-produced nine song compilation follows … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It’s hard to believe that Fortune Sound Club only opened a year ago – in that short span everyone … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – In the nineties the Rascalz (formerly Ragamuffin Rascalz) ruled Vancouver. Really Livin’ is a classic and when Cash Crop … Read More »