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Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

Classified talks about his collaboration with Snak The Ripper & Slug on “Never

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Discreet rolls out new album “Victoria’s Secret” and dominates for Victoria

Discreet rolls out new album “Victoria’s Secret” and dominates for Victoria

Victoria, BC – While some artists show up with a mere few tracks, others realize that riding fans appreciate a little something extra … Read More »

Snak the Ripper provides a filthy preview of From The Dirt with his latest video

Snak the Ripper provides a filthy preview of From The Dirt with his latest video

Vancouver, BC – If cleanliness is next to godliness consider Snak The Ripper the devil’s sidekick. From his upcoming and widely anticipated … Read More »

Brevner paints the city red with visuals for “Came Up”

Brevner paints the city red with visuals for “Came Up”

Vancouver, BC – Premiering his second video single from the widely spread BREVNER EP on Noisey this morning, Brevner washes crimson over … Read More »

Madchild gets lyrically amped on new music video release “50 Seven”

Madchild gets lyrically amped on new music video release “50 Seven”

Los Angeles, CA – Having just stepped off his tour across Australia, Battle Axe Records emcee, Madchild is back at it with … Read More »

Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti Tear Down Alexander Gastown (Photos)

Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti Tear Down Alexander Gastown (Photos)

Vancouver, BC – Timbre Concerts and Alexander Gastown threw another lit party this past weekend, bringing Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti‘s … Read More »

Breaking down Brevner EP

Breaking down Brevner EP

Vancouver, BC – Since the release of his impressively rotated BREVNER EP in late February, Matt Brevner has seen a whole new level … Read More »

Sophia Danai shines as one of Vancouver’s most vocally stunning songstresses

Sophia Danai shines as one of Vancouver’s most vocally stunning songstresses

Vancouver, BC – It was only a week ago when I was sitting in my apartment downloading Sophia Danai‘s newest album, Love … Read More »

Kenny Gourmet drops Tilde and claims spot as Vancouver’s new face of chillwave rap

Kenny Gourmet drops Tilde and claims spot as Vancouver’s new face of chillwave rap

Vancouver, BC – If you follow Canadian hip-hop or rap, you may recognize the growing amount of quality talent coming out of the West … Read More »

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

A conversation with Blueprint’s Matt Owchar on the redefinition of Vancity’s electronic festival

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 14, 2016 – As we inch farther into the month, Vancouver music aficionados ready themselves for five … Read More »

Rittz joins Northwest Division in their video for “Dunning Kruger”

Rittz joins Northwest Division in their video for “Dunning Kruger”

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division copped a pretty impressive feature from Strange Music emcee Rittz for their single “Dunning Kruger”. This is … Read More »

Brevner sets an example for Vancouver’s new wave

Brevner sets an example for Vancouver’s new wave

Vancouver, BC – Even if you weren’t previously aware of the boutique denim shop that Matt Brevner was set to perform at … Read More »

Brevner provides visuals for the get money anthem “All We Know”

Brevner provides visuals for the get money anthem “All We Know”

Vancouver, BC –  On the verge of performing his second solo show in Vancouver this year while premiering his latest video on … Read More »

We Know The DJ: DJ Tay James Ignites Hyphy Fridays at Alexander Gastown

We Know The DJ: DJ Tay James Ignites Hyphy Fridays at Alexander Gastown

Vancouver, BC – Regardless of how you feel about Justin Bieber, there is a slight certainty in the frenzy that follows any person … Read More »

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

15 West Coast Artists To Watch in 2016

Vancouver, BC – It’s the beginning of a new year and as tradition follows HipHopCanada’s dedicated writers have decided to compile a … Read More »

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Swollen Members’ Prevail and Neph of BAXWAR Bring A New Sound

Vancouver, BC – Teaming up with his nephew Neph (though it’s not exclusively short for nephew), Prevail from Swollen Members brings us … Read More »

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

Christmas Rappin’ 6: Getting Your Holiday Veggies

There’s nothing that I love more than a good Christmas party … Read More »

Majid Jordan give Vancouver a night of sophisticated sounds

Majid Jordan give Vancouver a night of sophisticated sounds

Vancouver, BC – Originally published Dec. 12, 2015 – Majid Jordan recently devised a blueprint for the most ultimately satisfying concert experience ever … Read More »

Casey Veggies headlines the sixth annual Christmas Rappin’ in Vancouver

Casey Veggies headlines the sixth annual Christmas Rappin’ in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – The annual Christmas Rappin’ event has been ongoing for six years in Vancouver and typically features a handful on … Read More »

The Weeknd Takes Vancouver Behind The Madness

The Weeknd Takes Vancouver Behind The Madness

Vancouver, BC – 2015 has been the year of Toronto musician Abel Tesfaye, better known to the world as The Weeknd. His soulful … Read More »

Claire Mortifee & Young Nige spread a powerful message with “Compassion In A Kiss”

Claire Mortifee & Young Nige spread a powerful message with “Compassion In A Kiss”

Vancouver BC – Vancity artists and young, conscious, love-revolutionaries Claire Mortifee & Young Nige have come together with Battered Women’s Support services … Read More »

Vancouver’s SonReal releases the Dane Collison-directed “Try” in support of For The Town

Vancouver’s SonReal releases the Dane Collison-directed “Try” in support of For The Town

Vancouver, BC – Vancity hip-hop star SonReal drops the latest visuals in support of his critically acclaimed EP, For The Town. “Try,” featuring Lauren … Read More »

Dizaster vs Lil G: KOTD Surprise Party in Vancouver

Dizaster vs Lil G: KOTD Surprise Party in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Originally published November 11, 2015 – Last Saturday KOTD hosted the biggest rap battle event in Vancouver history. For the … Read More »

Snak The Ripper fires back at Madchild in less than 24 hours with this video for “Child Abuse”

Snak The Ripper fires back at Madchild in less than 24 hours with this video for “Child Abuse”

Vancouver, BC – Yesterday afternoon Madchild finally responded to Snak The Ripper with the release of his diss track titled “The Funeral … Read More »

Brevner’s “Waterloo” gets a video treatment

Brevner’s “Waterloo” gets a video treatment

Vancouver, BC – It’s getting pretty hectic out West. If you haven’t been following the Madchild vs Everybody story, you need to … Read More »

Madchild tweets distaste for Snak the Ripper; Snak fires back with diss track

Madchild tweets distaste for Snak the Ripper; Snak fires back with diss track

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a heated week for a couple of Vancouver’s prolific rappers. After BAXWAR general Madchild made mention of … Read More »

Photos: Freddie Gibbs at Venue Nightclub Vancouver

Photos: Freddie Gibbs at Venue Nightclub Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – Blueprint Live brought Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs to Vancouver’s Venue Nightclub this past week for an epic street-poetic performance … Read More »

Exclusive: Casey Veggies talks Live & Grow, Jay Z, touring & more

Exclusive: Casey Veggies talks Live & Grow, Jay Z, touring & more

Vancouver, BC – We caught up with Casey Veggies, fresh off the drop of his first studio album (but 9th project!) Live … Read More »

Evil Ebenezer releases new project, All That’s Left, and Canadian tour dates

Evil Ebenezer releases new project, All That’s Left, and Canadian tour dates

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver veteran Evil Ebenezer recently dropped a new LP via Urbnet titled All That’s Left.
The project hold features from … Read More »

Photos: World Domination continues as Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era sell-out The Vogue Theatre

Photos: World Domination continues as Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era sell-out The Vogue Theatre

Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theatre was packed with Pro Era fans this past weekend as Timbre Concerts brought Brooklyn emcee Joey … Read More »

Vancouver & Toronto connect with Sydney, Australia on new “All Night” video by Intalekz

Vancouver & Toronto connect with Sydney, Australia on new “All Night” video by Intalekz

Sydney, AU – Veteran Vancouver singer-songwriter Noble Taylor recently traveled back down under to the vibrant city of Sydney and connected with … Read More »

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