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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 – Battleaxe Warrior Madchild presents his latest video for a tune called “Tiger Style.” The video was directed by Big … 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 »
Vernon, B.C. – A couple of days ago we posted the new Between Planets mixtape from and up and coming artist TassNata. … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Although not exactly Canadian hip-hop by any stretch, we gotta show some love to Nelly Furtado because she’s supported … Read More »
Vernon, B.C. – Check out this free download from up and coming artist TassNata who connects with some of the industry’s best … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Dead Prez are a rare breed: not only are their lyrics not centered on the superficial money/bitches/guns themes one … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The talented Kyprios Bayday of Sweatshop Union is bravely taking part in a contest put on by the radio … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – In these parts, it seems that everyone wants to rep ‘Vancity’, even if they’ve only just moved there or … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Sweatshop Union presents the latest video from Dirty Circus, directed by Stuey Kubrick. From the album Alive and Well … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – DIPT, located at 819 Hornby St., has a dope local line in stock called Mental Wealth. Check out some … Read More »
Vancouver Island, B.C. – The Scale Breakers serve up their latest plate of hip-hop in the form of the free download Leftovers, … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Dead Prez arrived to a sold out crowd at Fortune Sound Club. The legendary duo, most widely known for … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It can’t get more West Coast than this: a rainy evening at Stanley Park, featuring both hometown heroes and … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Fresh off a performance at Victoria’s Rifflandia 3 Festival, K’naan, comes to Vancouver’s Malkin Bowl at Stanley Park today … Read More »