Vancouver, B.C. – Jaykin‘s quirky, nostalgic style is catching like wildfire, and the latest and greatest from Sneakers and Videogames 2 is … 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 – 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. – It’s hard not to like Planet Asia – he thinks concretely and is prone to hard-headedness, yet his disposition … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Hard to believe it’s been four years since Marvel, Seko, Rico Uno and Kutcorners first started pooling their talents … Read More »
Kelowna, B.C. -Starting out doing open mic nights in 2009, Bitter Rhythm have worked their way up to opening for acts like … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Check out these dope new joints off the M.A.D.E. (Misguided Angel Destroys Everything) mixtape from Mad Child. This is “Rock … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – One of the fastest growing buzzes on our bubbling West Coast scene belongs to up and coming singer/MC, Eliza. … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – “Day Dreams” is a playful number that sets the crooner and his guitar in the sunshine while an alter … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Here at HipHopCanada we’re always trying to get you in for free. So enter to see RocNation recording artist … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Camobear Records recording artist Evil Ebenezer drop his “Lovin Life” video filmed by Kelowna Production Crew. The track was … Read More »
Eliza and HipHopCanada would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all of the producers who took part in the Right … Read More »
Victoria, B.C. – As the bridge between hip-hop and other musical genres continues to strengthen, the more inclusive it becomes. The bluesy … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Their lyrics are dirtier, their hype is greater, and their acronym longer than anyone else in the game right … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – From West Coast rappers Fatty Down, Evil Ebenezer and Kyprios comes a track we can surely all relate to…after … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – As we prepare for the Cole spell approaching on August 23rd, check out some of J. Cole’s video blog … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – A sticky Thursday night saw Fortune Sound Club packed with a rambunctious crowd anticipating a little California heatwave. Oakland’s … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Living in Vancouver can be a political process, what with the homelessness, gentrification, rampant drug addictions, HIV and social … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It was a pleasant – but not unexpected – chain of events when Roger Swan recommended Red1 to be … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – OFWGKTA, better known as Odd Future, has just announced the dates for their 2011 Golf Wang tour and Canada … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – As promised a few days back, the visuals for “Scream” by SonReal are here. The video for the Dizcent-produced … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Ghost has reappeared with another video that both contextualizes Vancouver and shows that he’s stepping up his game. “Starz” … Read More »