Vancouver, B.C. – Sweatshop Union can be defined as one of Canada’s veteran hip-hop groups sitting at the top of the ranks … 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 interviewing Mix Master Mike for HipHopCanada
Uganda, AF – HeatWave made his way to Uganda, Africa to get back to his roots and experience the culture of his … Read More »
Canada – The first installment of a dope new mixtape series showcasing Canadian hip-hop. This is M.ade I.n C.anada Volume 1, mixed … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – While Vancouver has contributed more then its fair of share of talent to the world of Canadian hip-hop, there … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The new video single “No Fuss” from Red1 off the new Beg For Nothing album hitting stores March 6th … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – Another one from Evil Ebenezer. This one is called “Liquor Store” with production from The Draft Dodgers.
Calgary, AB – Relatively new Calgary artist Deezuz drops his official album debut Soulden Era. This is “Never Fall In Love Again” … Read More »
Calgary, AB – Relatively new Calgary artist Deezuz drops his official album debut Soulden Era. This is “Gamble” featuring Jeff Spec. The … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. - Evil Ebenezer is a really dope West coast artist with a lot of creativity. This one is called “Ha Ha … Read More »
Vancouver, BC – Representing Vancity, Red1 of The Rascalz has been in the game for almost 15 years. Yet, as far as … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – New single from Red1‘s Beg For Nothing album. “Dem No Worry We” features Afu Ra and was produced by … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – New single from Red1‘s Beg For Nothing album. “No Fuss” features Barrington Levy and was produced by DJ Kemo, … Read More »
Toronto, ON – “Money (Part 1)” put Jelleestone on the map. His follow-up album The Hood Is Here had numerous dope singles … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – On the afternoon of August 11th, Vancouver recording artist Arowbe took a seat with the legendary Saul Williams, a … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – The first single from Heavy, the new album from Swollen Members, is called “Watch This“. The song was produced … Read More »
In the last two and a half years, we have seen a positive ascension of Canadian hip-hop music to mainstream status. The … Read More »
Fredericton, NB – West Coast rap group Swollen Members connect with HipHopCanada right in the midst of their growth to becoming one … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – From their earlier album Balance, Swollen Members present “Bottle Rocket” featuring Evidence, Everlast and Divine Styler. The song was … Read More »
Vancouver, B.C. – From their earlier album Balance, Swollen Members present “Consumption” featuring Aceyalone. The song was produced by Evidence of Dilated … Read More »