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Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

West Coast Feature

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Merkules feels like UFC-champ “Conor McGregor” in Stuey Kubrick-directed video

Merkules feels like UFC-champ “Conor McGregor” in Stuey Kubrick-directed video

Surrey, BC – Today’s Song of the Day is the second single off the new Merkules project, Trust Your Gut, which came … Read More »

HeatWave pays homage to his heritage & previews album with Young Motsami video

HeatWave pays homage to his heritage & previews album with Young Motsami video

Vancouver, BC – We’ve got some hot new visuals you wont want to miss from Vancouver recording artist, HeatWave. “Young Motsami” is … Read More »

Ab-Soul Kicks Off YMF Tour In Vancouver

Ab-Soul Kicks Off YMF Tour In Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Returning to the Fortune Sound Club stage, TDE’s own Ab-Soul kicked off his YMF Tour in Vancouver with guest … Read More »

Seth Kay reps for the “Northside” in new video; follows up with “6 AM”

Seth Kay reps for the “Northside” in new video; follows up with “6 AM”

Vancouver, BC – Seth Kay resurfaces with a brand new single and video, representing Vancouver to Surrey in “Northside”.
While his whole Northside … Read More »

The X Presidents new release “Pineapple Espresso” features J-Swift of The Pharcyde

The X Presidents new release “Pineapple Espresso” features J-Swift of The Pharcyde

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver hip-hop crew, The X Presidents have quickly grown a notable following and established a respected name for themselves … Read More »

Jidenna emerges as a unifying leader on debut album, The Chief

Jidenna emerges as a unifying leader on debut album, The Chief

Brooklyn, New York – They say that all good things take time, and Wondaland-signed artist Jidenna may know the value of patience for the … Read More »

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Canada Loves Dilla starts tomorrow in Vancouver; 6 dates in total

Vancouver, BC – Legendary producer J Dilla died over 10 years ago, but his legacy grows stronger with each year that passes.
The … Read More »

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vince Staples brings a high-energy evening to Vancouver for the Life Aquatic Tour

Vancouver, BC – Following the release of his most recent EP, Vince Staplesstopped in Vancouver on Tuesday night for the fourth date of the … Read More »

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

The People North West accompany Ghostface Killah for his remaining West Coast dates

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a good year for The People North West. With a library of strong lyrical tracks in their back … Read More »

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Thundercat Tour Hits Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Brainfeeder’s own Thundercat made a stop in Vancouver last week as part of his World Tour. The sold-out crowd … Read More »

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Run The Jewels kick off their Run The World Tour in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – The first stop of Run The Jewels Run The World Tour recently took place at Vancouver’s PNE Forum to a … Read More »

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Run The Jewels plays first Canadian date of North American tour in Vancouver on Feb. 8

Vancouver, BC – Veteran’s El-P and Killer Mike officially kicked off their Run The World Tour in January and the first Canadian … Read More »

Immerze discusses his new two-track video for “2 Cents” & “Black Bond”

Immerze discusses his new two-track video for “2 Cents” & “Black Bond”

Vancouver, BC – Originally published Jan. 27, 2017 – Earlier this week Vancouver artist Immerze released a brand new two-part visual for … Read More »

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

We talked to Vancouver singer/songwriter Raiel about establishing his artistic identity

While the West Coast music scene is heavily filled with trap-influenced R&B, there are few artists who are confidently executing other avenues of the genre … Read More »

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Lifestyle Brand HICU puts on local showcase highlighting Vancouver’s rising talents

Vancouver, BC – While the vibrant music scene of Toronto rarely waivers, there’s been a shift on the West Coast this last year. Lifestyle … Read More »

Premiere: ninetyfour links with Missisauga artist Devon Tracy on “Plottin”

Premiere: ninetyfour links with Missisauga artist Devon Tracy on “Plottin”

Vancouver, BC – Ninetyfour is on wave right now that’s predictably about to shift the scene on the Pacific Northwest. Teaming up with … Read More »

Jay Branks drops visuals for “For You” and follows up with audio for “Lonely”

Jay Branks drops visuals for “For You” and follows up with audio for “Lonely”

Vancouver, BC – Jay Branks is on the come up for 2017 and with his clean sound, sharp visuals and steady stream … Read More »

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Premiere: Snak The Ripper is “Runnin’ Wild” in Mexico in new self-directed video

Cabo San Lucas, MX – HipHopCanada brings you the premiere of the brand new Snak The Ripper video coming in support of … Read More »

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Watch the “Saved Me” video by Junk featuring Snak The Ripper

Vancouver, BC – Junk capped off 2016 with the release of his Snak The Ripper-directed video, “Saved Me.” The song, which also … Read More »

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

HICU curate a listening experience via Sound Tape N ° 2 and upcoming showcase

Vancouver, BC – Lifestyle brand HICU is cultivating the Vancouver talent pool with their recently dropped collection of tracks and second installment … Read More »

We talked to Vancouver’s CGB about the release of his new project, Limitless Progression 2

We talked to Vancouver’s CGB about the release of his new project, Limitless Progression 2

2016 has brought together an eclectic community of artists on the West Coast who have collectively embraced a new age of music where you no longer need to fit within the confines of a single genre.

Ninetyfour releases charged visuals for “It’s Yours”

Ninetyfour releases charged visuals for “It’s Yours”

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a good year for Vancouver artist, ninetyfour. The Yours Truly member released his debut mixtape, It’s Yours which garnered … Read More »

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

YG brought his politically fueled Fuck Donald Trump Tour to Vancouver for two sold-out shows

A week ago today, the Vogue Theatre opened its’ doors in downtown Vancouver for YG’s Fuck Donald Trump Tour.

Twice as much Tory; Vancouver gets a double dose of Tory Lanez

Twice as much Tory; Vancouver gets a double dose of Tory Lanez

Vancouver, BC – Riding the hype from his latest release I Told You, Tory Lanez returned to his loyal fans in Vancouver … Read More »

Premiere: Alpha Omega drop debut single “CENTCOM” from new album The Outbreak

Premiere: Alpha Omega drop debut single “CENTCOM” from new album The Outbreak

Vancouver, BC – Following the release their last EP The Strain, Alpha Omega recently announced plans to drop the third and final … Read More »

Tory Lanez sold out two shows in Vancouver – here are the details on his official after party

Tory Lanez sold out two shows in Vancouver – here are the details on his official after party

Vancouver, BC – Following his two sold-out performances in Vancouver – tonight (Vogue Theatre) and tomorrow (Commodore Ballroom) – Tory Lanez is … Read More »

Ms. Lauryn Hill fails to disappoint with stunning performance in Vancouver

Ms. Lauryn Hill fails to disappoint with stunning performance in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Surrounding the insanity and imminent feeling of dread that hovered over North America on the evening of November 8th as … Read More »

Mac Miller’s Divine Feminine Tour Sells Out the Vogue Theatre

Mac Miller’s Divine Feminine Tour Sells Out the Vogue Theatre

Vancouver, BC – Bringing his Divine Feminine Tour to Vancouver, Mac Miller stepped on stage at the Vogue Theatre this past Sunday … Read More »

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Post Malone and Jazz Cartier give Vancouver a high-energy show to remember

Vancouver, BC – It was a rainy Sunday night, but that didn’t stop fans from waiting for Post Malone‘s  Hollywood Dreams Tour stop … Read More »

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Welcome to the Magnificent Coloring World Tour; Chance The Rapper leaves Vancouver in awe

Vancouver, BC – If you were not one of the lucky people that was able to take in Chance the Rapper’s equally personal … Read More »

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