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Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

Dylan Guthro releases “Here Till The Mornin'” with Quake Matthews; drops three

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Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Day 2: Kehlani knocks out Pemberton performance and proves that she’s here to stay

Pemberton, BC – In our current society, social media has played the greatest contributing factor to the success of a music career. … Read More »

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

FVDED In The Park: Day 1 Highlights and how Bryson Tiller shut down Holland Park with Trapsoul

Surrey, BC – For a festival that’s only passed it’s 2nd year in full completion, FVDED In The Park set anticipations high … Read More »

Vancouver’s Sharuk debuts Back In June; provides major summertime vibes

Vancouver’s Sharuk debuts Back In June; provides major summertime vibes

Vancouver, BC – Sharuk is fresh on Vancouver’s music scene and recently dropped his silky R&B debut EP Back In June. The … Read More »

Dkay & Tecumseh provide dancehall vibes with brand new track “White Whine”

Dkay & Tecumseh provide dancehall vibes with brand new track “White Whine”

Vancouver, BC – Dkay teams up with fellow Vancity artist and frequent collaborator Tecumseh to tease the lead single from their forthcoming … Read More »

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

DVSN kick off North American tour with exceptional Vancouver show

Vancouver, BC – The middle of the week can be a sleepy time for the music scene in Vancouver, but this last Wednesday … Read More »

Up close with The Smokers Club Tour

Up close with The Smokers Club Tour

Vancouver, BC – This past Tuesday Timbre Concerts brought forth The Smokers Club Tour to Fortune Sound with the legendary Cam’ron, The … Read More »

Is the beef coming to an end? Madchild gives a shout-out to Snak The Ripper & Merkules

Is the beef coming to an end? Madchild gives a shout-out to Snak The Ripper & Merkules

Vancouver, BC – Updated Jun. 1 at 10:45 a.m. MT – Looks like the rap beef is not coming to an end. … 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 »

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