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Halifax rapper King Luc drops new visuals for the Penacho-produced “Get That DoeR

Halifax rapper King Luc drops new visuals for the Penacho-produced “Get That DoeR

West Coast Feature

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Here’s why FVDED in the Park saved festival season on the West Coast

Here’s why FVDED in the Park saved festival season on the West Coast

Surrey, BC  – While Vancouver is considered one of the most popular destinations in Canada, there are actually very few occasions for the … Read More »

Catch our recap of the inaugural Safe & Sound Fest featuring Majid Jordan, dvsn & Jessie Reyez

Catch our recap of the inaugural Safe & Sound Fest featuring Majid Jordan, dvsn & Jessie Reyez

New Westminster, BC – For those music fans who felt like the West Coast missed out on the full festival experience this summer, Safe … Read More »

Havoc of Mobb Deep kicks off Canadian tour in Vancouver on Sept. 6 (Sponsored)

Havoc of Mobb Deep kicks off Canadian tour in Vancouver on Sept. 6 (Sponsored)

Vancouver, BC – Earlier this year, New York rapper Prodigy had been working with our friends at Good Friday Entertainment to launch … Read More »

Live Evil perform their single “Throw It” ft. P-Lo at Serato Studios

Live Evil perform their single “Throw It” ft. P-Lo at Serato Studios

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver live production duo Live Evil – consisting of DJs Marvel and Kutcorners – recently teamed up with Bay … Read More »

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

The identity of H.E.R. remains a mystery, but the authenticity behind her music is crystal clear

Vancouver, BC – It’s a Friday evening in the sunny coastal city, and the energetic lines of youth stretch around UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium. … Read More »

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Win a True To Self Prize Pack including tickets to Bryson Tiller’s Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – If you haven’t heard the news about Bryson Tiller bringing his signature brand of Trapsoul to Vancouver, stop sleeping. … Read More »

Vancouver welcomed Khalid and the ‘American Teen’ tour with a sold-out show

Vancouver welcomed Khalid and the ‘American Teen’ tour with a sold-out show

Vancouver, BC – This past January we had the opportunity to speak with newly signed RCA Records artist Khalid at the early launch of … Read More »

Immerze discusses switching up his sound & always being on the “Go”

Immerze discusses switching up his sound & always being on the “Go”

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver artist Immerze recently teamed up with Brandon Gregora for this brand new track titled “Go” off the forthcoming … Read More »

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Trees & Clouds: Checkmate & Concise hit the annual 420 Festival in Vancouver for “Get High”

Vancouver, BC – Filmed on location at Vancouver’s infamous 420 Festival 2017 at Sunset Beach, we bring you “Get High,” the latest … Read More »

Snak The Ripper drops new Stuey Kubrick-directed video for It’s Over featuring Jaclyn Gee

Snak The Ripper drops new Stuey Kubrick-directed video for It’s Over featuring Jaclyn Gee

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb Records recording artist and CEO, Snak The Ripper, lets off fresh Stuey Kubrick-directed visuals in support of … Read More »

Video of the Day: Junk drops new Snak The Ripper-directed visuals for “Stupid and Ugly”

Video of the Day: Junk drops new Snak The Ripper-directed visuals for “Stupid and Ugly”

Vancouver, BC – We’re thrilled to bring you the world premiere of the new Junk video for his C-Lance and Aaron Hiltz-produced … Read More »

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Snak The Ripper announces 32 dates Canadian tour kicking off in Vancouver on July 6

Vancouver, BC – Stealth Bomb’s Snak The Ripper and Good Friday Entertainment recently announced Snak’s forthcoming Canadian tour which will be reaching … Read More »

One Long Dream: SonReal releases “Potential” video in support of new project

One Long Dream: SonReal releases “Potential” video in support of new project

Vancouver, BC – SonReal jumped on Twitter yesterday to release his new Dane Collison-directed video for “Potential.”
“Potential out world wide now. We … Read More »

Young Q puts on for New Vancouver in the visuals for “OMO”

Young Q puts on for New Vancouver in the visuals for “OMO”

Vancouver, BC – Coming out of Vancouver, Young Q delivers the visuals for his single “OMO.” With production from Fxrbes Beatz, this track is … Read More »

Junk previews Stupid & Ugly album with Merkules-assisted “This Is My World”

Junk previews Stupid & Ugly album with Merkules-assisted “This Is My World”

Vancouver, BC – New music from the Stealth Bomb Records camp. Junk teams up with Merkules for the C-Lance produced “This Is … Read More »

Premiere: Alpha Omega & The Leisure Principle join forces as AOXLP to release new “Sorry” video

Premiere: Alpha Omega & The Leisure Principle join forces as AOXLP to release new “Sorry” video

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver-based postmodern-pop group The Leisure Principle have teamed up with Prevail and Neph from hip-hop group Alpha Omega to … Read More »

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 »

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