Vancouver, B.C. – Tonic nightclub and Leftcyde Media launch Live N Direct Thursdays, a new hip-hop night in downtown Vancouver. Choclair will … 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 – It’s a celebration with the latest Checkmate & Concise video “Congratulations” featuring Fizal Stars and P. Jericho. The Vancity … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – In the midst of Vancouver’s urban scene, flying far lower under the radar than he should, sits one of … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Romeo Casellas has got some serious moves. In his transition from dancer to choreographer, he’s been under the tutelage … Read More »
Banff, AB – MC/producer Moka Only and Calgary rap group Dragon Fli Empire are getting ready for Moka’s mini-Alberta tour to promote Moka’s … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Drake and 40 linked up with the legendary Nardwaur for a hilarious interview that includes “red jackets with the … Read More »
Kelowna, B.C. – TassNata doesn’t seem like your typical rapper: he’s a mental health worker with two daughters, he doesn’t make music … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Drake draws an interesting crowd. The Vancouver Centre for Performing Arts is kind of a classy affair, and the … Read More »
Toronto, ON - Originally posted July 7, 2010 - REUP – Brand new video from D-Sisive for his new single “West Coast” which appears … Read More »
Penticton, B.C. – Zane Gold treads a fine line between pop, R&B, and hip-hop: the overall sound is as smooth as his … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It’s the last stop of the tour as I sit down with Slaughterhouse. By this point, I’ve watched Joe … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – To go along with Bizz’s latest Tour Life entry which has Slaughterhouse as the main focus, we have a … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Today’s Song of the Day is a cut off the HeatWave mixtape, Hotter Than July. “WestCoastin’” features the Defenders … Read More »
Toronto, ON – Anticipation continues to build for the upcoming epic event from King of the Dot called World Domination. The 2 … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Whether you’re attending the Drake concert or not, you still have an opportunity to experience his Thank Me Later … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – It’s a rare opportunity to even speak with the Queen Bee, much less sit nervously on her tour bus … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Yelawolf – aka Catfish Billy – brought a rare freshness to Vancouver. His style alone proves that there’s room … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Checkmate and Concise are two of the biggest names to come out of Canada’s West coast. Together the producers-slash-MCs … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – This kid might only be 16, but Eses is rapidly climbing his way up the Vancouver scene with tracks … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Circle Prinz Canada is going down for the first time this year, and it’s the only Circle Prinz in … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – HipHopCanada West Coast contributor Christabel Shaler recently wrote a piece for the Vancouver Observer about our West Coast Regional Editor, … Read More »