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IV League Studios Booth Sessions Episode 2 ft. Rude Dowg, Baseline & J-Bru [Video]

IV League Studios Booth Sessions Episode 2 ft. Rude Dowg, Baseline & J-Bru [Video]

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Madchild releases Switched On EP [News] #BAXWAR

Madchild releases Switched On EP [News] #BAXWAR

Columbus, OH – With a new US tour kicking off tonight in Ohio, Battleaxe Warriors frontman Madchild has officially released his new … Read More »

The Inevitable Expansion of Jayzon [Interview]

The Inevitable Expansion of Jayzon [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – Jayzon’s a tender young thing, but the kid’s sharp and he sure can sing.  Furthermore, he’s endlessly hopeful – … Read More »

HeatWave and Killawatt Records Prepare for HeatWave Classic 2011 on July 23rd in Vancouver [Article]

HeatWave and Killawatt Records Prepare for HeatWave Classic 2011 on July 23rd in Vancouver [Article]

Vancouver, B.C. – While Vancouver is full of thriving and talented hip-hop artists and events, it’s rare to see an artist so … Read More »

JD Era, SonReal and Defenders of the Faith on Coast 2 Coast Volume 167, hosted by Raekwon [News]

JD Era, SonReal and Defenders of the Faith on Coast 2 Coast Volume 167, hosted by Raekwon [News]

New York, NY – Big shouts to all the Canadian talent appearing on the latest release from acclaimed mixtape series Coast 2 … Read More »

Evil Ebenezer – Days Of Our Lives [Video]

Evil Ebenezer – Days Of Our Lives [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Directed by Stuey Kubrick – “Days Of Our Lives” is Evil Ebenezer‘s sixth video off his latest album “Evil … Read More »

Onyx – We On That ft. Young Kazh [Video]

Onyx – We On That ft. Young Kazh [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – The legendary Onyx has teamed up with Sacramento, California native Young Kazh for the “We On That” single/video. The … Read More »

Emotionz, Def 3 and Elekwent Folk with J-Live [Promo]

Emotionz, Def 3 and Elekwent Folk with J-Live [Promo]

Vancouver, B.C. – Prairies, West Coast and East Coast will meet as New York DJ/MC J-Live plays at Shine on July 19th, … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – Go Time ft. Bishop Brigante [Audio]

Defenders of the Faith – Go Time ft. Bishop Brigante [Audio]

Vancouver, B.C. – Check out this dope West/East coast collaboration called “Go Time” between Defenders of the Faith (Checkmaste and Concise) and … Read More »

UCC: A Few Of Our Favorite Thangs – Tyler Simpson [Photos]

UCC: A Few Of Our Favorite Thangs – Tyler Simpson [Photos]

Vancouver, B.C. – Second in the series of our favorite Vancity Urban artists is Tyler Simpson. You’ve seen his work gracing the … Read More »

Moka Only – Skronk [Video]

Moka Only – Skronk [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Moka Only is back at it again with the third video from his album Airport. Following up the video’s … Read More »

UCC: A Few Of Our Favorite Thangs – Abort Magazine [Promo]

UCC: A Few Of Our Favorite Thangs – Abort Magazine [Promo]

Vancouver, B.C. – With the Urban Culture Conference and Awards rapping up voting at the end of the month, we here at … Read More »

Urban Culture Conference and Awards Preview [Interview]

Urban Culture Conference and Awards Preview [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – We here at HipHopCanada West are proud to be sponsors of the Urban Culture Conference and Awards going down … Read More »

Kay All Day [Interview]

Kay All Day [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – There’s that point in a career when things finally shift – say, from sleeping on a friend’s couch to … Read More »

Get Busy Committee and Autokrat at Fortune Sound (Live) [Photos/Review]

Get Busy Committee and Autokrat at Fortune Sound (Live) [Photos/Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – Boasting one of the best sound systems in all of Vancouver, Fortune Sound Club was the scene on Thursday … Read More »

Early bird presale for Vancouver XV and Casey Veggies show

Early bird presale for Vancouver XV and Casey Veggies show

Vancouver, B.C. – Okay, so maybe you’ve been busy at the beach or checking out babes, but luckily Fortune Sound Club presents … Read More »

Friends With The Help – East Van Shit [Video]

Friends With The Help – East Van Shit [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – We here at HipHopCanada are obviously really high-class, but we love the filthy sounds of Friends With The Help‘s … Read More »

Mayhem Morearty – Ain’t Scared ft. Bishop Brigante & Young Kazh [Video]

Mayhem Morearty – Ain’t Scared ft. Bishop Brigante & Young Kazh [Video]

Toronto, ON – Another fresh new Mayhem Morearty video featuring Bishop Brigante and Young Kazh. The track is called “Ain’t Scared” and … Read More »

HeatWave – I Had Dreams/Smoke Out the Sunroof [Video]

HeatWave – I Had Dreams/Smoke Out the Sunroof [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – This one’s perfect for these lazy, hot Vancouver summer days. The tracks are from HeatWave’s latest mixtape The Masses … Read More »

#420 | Kuruption Camp (Young Kazh & Rappin Rick) – Right Now [Video]

#420 | Kuruption Camp (Young Kazh & Rappin Rick) – Right Now [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – This is “Right Now” by Kuruption Camp featuring Young Kazh and Rappin Rick James. The video was directed by … Read More »

Young Kazh – Hoodaversal Love [Video]

Young Kazh – Hoodaversal Love [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – This is “Hoodaversal Love” by Sactowne native Young Kazh. The video was directed by Big Shot Music Inc. Kazh … Read More »

SonReal – Where’s Waldo [Video]

SonReal – Where’s Waldo [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – As promised, check out the fresh new visuals for “Where’s Waldo?” by rising star SonReal. The video was directed … Read More »

Boombox Saints – Gotta Let You Know [Video]

Boombox Saints – Gotta Let You Know [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – As usual, Boombox Saints are bringin the boom back, this time with a new video for “Gotta Let You … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – All Tha Time ft. Bishop Lamont [Video]

Defenders of the Faith – All Tha Time ft. Bishop Lamont [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Defenders of the Faith continue to show people why they’re one of the hottest acts on Canada’s West coast. … Read More »

#SOTD | SonReal – Where’s Waldo [Audio]

#SOTD | SonReal – Where’s Waldo [Audio]

Vancouver, B.C. – Today’s Song of the Day is a new single called “Where’s Waldo” from SonReal The song was produced by … Read More »

Digital Underground at Bar None in Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Digital Underground at Bar None in Vancouver (Live) [Review/Photos]

Vancouver, B.C. – Yaletown, known for its upper class attitude and expensive dining experiences isn’t typically the spot you would find people … Read More »

Digable Planets, UGO and Chin at Bar None [Photos]

Digable Planets, UGO and Chin at Bar None [Photos]

Vancouver, B.C. -The legendary Digable Planets hit Vancouver’s Bar None in an energetic and positive demonstration of what made them the hip … Read More »

Terell Safadi Talks Champagne and Hockey [Interview]

Terell Safadi Talks Champagne and Hockey [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – Fresh off the success of his hugely popular Canuck anthem, Terell Safadi is ready for national recognition. With his … Read More »

Throwback Soulstice with Tony Toni Toné, Ginuwine and SWV [Promo]

Throwback Soulstice with Tony Toni Toné, Ginuwine and SWV [Promo]

Vancouver, B.C. – Remember how in Grade 7 you’d buy those compilation tapes like Dancemix ’94 and Awesome 3? Those were great…so … Read More »

Rihanna, J. Cole and B.o.B in Vancity (Live) [Review]

Rihanna, J. Cole and B.o.B in Vancity (Live) [Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – Rihanna got vivacious in Vancity Friday night in one of her “favorite cities in Canada” on the first leg … Read More »

Rockin’ with Bionic Pete [Interview]

Rockin’ with Bionic Pete [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – Pete Rock is a classic kind of guy. Not only in the sense that he’s inextricably linked to much … Read More »

Eliza [Prolific Profile]

Eliza [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, B.C. – One of the most exciting artists to watch from the West Coast is the sultry up and coming R&B … Read More »

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