Vancouver, B.C. – One of Rhymesayer’s most recent and probably youngest members, Grieves, graced the stage at Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret last Friday … 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 »
Vancouver, B.C. – Sol Guy is surprisingly disarming, considering his integral role in cross-cultural media, his knowledge of hip-hop superstardom and generally … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – With the recently released single “Ghetto Love” – featuring Kardinal Offishall – becoming the most heard Canadian single this … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – He’s rising in the ranks in Vancity, and there’s no better beat for Kai Sky Walker than a LoKeynote … Read More »
Surrey, B.C. – Caspian‘s all set to release his debut album P.O.P. this fall, but in the meantime here’s a sneak peek … Read More »
Kelowna, B.C. – We get some valley flavor from Kelowna’s Dollah D – featuring Profreshnill and Phillie Tha Kyd – on this … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancity stand up! Okay, now sit back down, get online and download Emotionz’ new E.P. Pieces of Me for … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Shane Eli is quite a treat – he’s articulate, talented, and moreover, generous with those talents. Between producing for … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – If there’s one thing Kool Keith is not, it’s conservative. From his music to his videos to his new … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Today’s Song of the Day is “Be Nyce” by rising West coast star Tre Nyce. The song was produced … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – In case you missed it, here’s a chance to download the Where’s Waldo? mixtape from rising star SonReal. The … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – There are few artists whose personalities manifest as poignantly as their lyrics, but Zumbi and Amp Live are living … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – After much anticipation, Kool Keith is finally making his way back to Canada’s beautiful West. The legendary and often … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – We love J. Cole. Really. After a long set at Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre – during which he was rapidly … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Swollen Members are gonna be hitting up the Red Room on September 3rd, and you know we want you … Read More »
Minneapolis, MN – Another fantastic release from our friends across the border at Rhymesayers – DJ/Producer BK-One has premiered the video for … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out new visuals from SonReal. The kid from Vancouver continues a very consistent viral push following the release … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. - On a hot summer night, is it possible for one man to make it a Cole world here in Vancity? … Read More »
Toronto, ON – On a sweltering summer weekend, the world came to Toronto. From Sweden and Norway, with microphones sheathed in their … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Inside the studio with Matt Brevner. Audio is captured with a Canon 7D, then layered with what the artist … Read More »