West Coast Feature

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I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

I went to a Hedley show to watch Classified and Mike Boyd open [Review]

West Coast Feature

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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 kasskills@hiphopcanada.com.


Vancouver, British Columbia

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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.

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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

Win tickets to The Underachievers at Fortune Sound April 19 [Contest]

Win tickets to The Underachievers at Fortune Sound April 19 [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published March 19, 2014   - The Flatbush two, The Underachievers are making their way to Vancity on their Eyes … Read More »

Welcome to Dillaville Tour stops at Vancouver’s Fortune Sound April 22 [News]

Welcome to Dillaville Tour stops at Vancouver’s Fortune Sound April 22 [News]

Vancouver, BC – Welcome to Dillaville – long live J Dilla. Keeping the spirit of the great producer alive, Slum Village along … Read More »

HeatWave – No Way In Hell [Video]

HeatWave – No Way In Hell [Video]

Vancouver, BC – From his recently released Live From Africa mixtape HeatWave gets it poppin’ in his latest video “No Way In … Read More »

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Tyler, The Creator announces Canadian tour dates [News]

Winnipeg, MB - Western Canada is about to get rowdy this summer as Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator prepares to take over. The … Read More »

Northwest Division – R.B.P.H [Video]

Northwest Division – R.B.P.H [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division comes viciously correct with “R.B.P.H” – the first video from their highly anticipated album Rap Better Party Harder. … Read More »

Snak The Ripper – Eight Hours A Day [Video]

Snak The Ripper – Eight Hours A Day [Video]

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a long time coming for Snak The Ripper and he’s finally gaining the attention he deserves from … Read More »

Ghost – Letter to Marz [Video]

Ghost – Letter to Marz [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Recent heartbreak struck Canada’s hip-hop community as well know emcee Murda Marz was killed Friday morning in Toronto. Marz … Read More »

Eve makes her mark on Vancity [Review]

Eve makes her mark on Vancity [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Philly Queen Eve was in the house at Fortune Sound this week and can we just say…damn girl. Hotter … Read More »

Northwest Division – Fresh Blood ft. Merkules

Northwest Division – Fresh Blood ft. Merkules

Vancouver, BC – Northwest Division is on the verge of releasing a steady stream of material and to kick that off they … Read More »

KAi Skywalker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

KAi Skywalker – New Mind | Old Soul : [Chapter IV] [Review]

Vancouver, BC -  Fresh off his critically acclaimed mixtape, #NEO, KAi Sky Walker has devised a ground breaking concept for his latest endeavour, New Mind | Old Soul. Breaking off from … Read More »

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Redman smokes out Fortune Sound [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The Funk Doc was in the building this past week for a smoked out, full house at Fortune Sound … Read More »

Vancity Live – Episode 3 [Video]

Vancity Live – Episode 3 [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The team is at it again with Vancity Live – Episode 3 that recently streamed live on YouTube this past … Read More »

KIDS x HHC x DUI: Enter to win a #BloodRemixVideo prize package [Contest]

KIDS x HHC x DUI: Enter to win a #BloodRemixVideo prize package [Contest]

Vancouver, BC – We just debuted the latest set of visuals from the KIDS crew for their remix of Jay Mizz’s “Blood” … Read More »

Madchild – Switched On [Video]

Madchild – Switched On [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Super Beast is coming soon! Madchild is currently preparing for the release of his new album and has recently … Read More »

E-40 live at FiveSixty Vancouver [Photo Gallery]

E-40 live at FiveSixty Vancouver [Photo Gallery]

Vancouver, BC – Regime Entertainment and Twisted Productions brought Cali O.G E-40 to a full-house at FIVESIXTY this past weekend with Emotion … Read More »

HeatWave – Live From Africa [Mixtape]

HeatWave – Live From Africa [Mixtape]

Uganda, AF – HeatWave made his way to Uganda, Africa to get back to his roots and experience the culture of his … Read More »

Tre Nyce – Jeep / All I Know [Audio] #SOTD

Tre Nyce – Jeep / All I Know [Audio] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Our Song of the Day is the hard-hitting Trzzlam-produced “Jeep” by rising star Tre Nyce. The song was mastered … Read More »

Ghost – I Think I’m A Ghost [Video]

Ghost – I Think I’m A Ghost [Video]

Vancouver, BC – As Ghost and Bo Beats gear up to release their up-coming project Have Nots they’ve been steadily dropping little … Read More »

Billionaire B – Canadian Nights & Domaine Romanee [Review]

Billionaire B – Canadian Nights & Domaine Romanee [Review]

Vancouver, BC – Billionaire B pays his respects to the true North and to exquisite French wine with a stellar, chilled -out 18 … Read More »

SonReal – L.A. [Video]

SonReal – L.A. [Video]

Vancouver, BC – SonReal has just released some dope new visuals for his track “L.A.” off of One Long Day. It’s the ultimate … Read More »

HeatWave – Crazy Love ft. Justine Nakkazi [Video]

HeatWave – Crazy Love ft. Justine Nakkazi [Video]

Uganda, AF - You know that love that’s not just love, it’s “Crazy Love” ? HeatWave drops another video from his upcoming mixtape … Read More »

Frak – Encore ft. SonReal (Prod. SuperStar O) [Audio]

Frak – Encore ft. SonReal (Prod. SuperStar O) [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Frak recently teamed up with fellow Vancouver rapper, Juno-nominated SonReal, for this fresh new track entitled “Encore.” It’s delivers … Read More »

Jayzon Jean – Hangin’ [Video]

Jayzon Jean – Hangin’ [Video]

Vancouver, BC – A special Valentine’s Day release from the smooth Jayzon Jean titled “Hangin’” with video direction by Kevin Wong for … Read More »

Billionaire B – Angel  ft. Jhene Aiko

Billionaire B – Angel ft. Jhene Aiko

Vancouver, BC – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Billionaire B connects with the beautiful Jhene Aiko for his latest track “Angel,” … Read More »

HeatWave – Life Changing ft. Slim Emcee [Video]

HeatWave – Life Changing ft. Slim Emcee [Video]

Uganda, AF - HeatWave spent 30 days in Africa and came home with a new video and mixtape. Check out “Life Changing” featuring Ugandan … Read More »

e.d.g.e. – EDGELIB 081 [Review]

e.d.g.e. – EDGELIB 081 [Review]

Vancouver, B.C - Vancouver emcee e.d.g.e connects with the9elements.com to bring you EDGELIB 081, a mini-EP over Madlib instrumentals from the Deeper EP collaboration … Read More »

Vandettas with Amanda Silvera at Beats & Bikes [Spotted]

Vandettas with Amanda Silvera at Beats & Bikes [Spotted]

Vancouver, BC – Friends, fam and fans came through Eastvan’s Beats & Bikes Studio this weekend for Space Jam – an intimate … Read More »

King Of The Dot presents Gastown Vancouver at Fortune Sound on Feb. 22 [News]

King Of The Dot presents Gastown Vancouver at Fortune Sound on Feb. 22 [News]

Vancouver, BC – King Of The Dot is doing it up proper, bringing a handful of crazy battlers to Vancity’s Fortune Sound … Read More »

Rushden Diamonds have All The Right Moves [Prolific Profile]

Rushden Diamonds have All The Right Moves [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, BC - Michael Rushden and Lord Diamonds are the dynamic duo that make up Vancouver alt-hip-hop group, Rushden Diamonds. These guys wear … Read More »

Devin The Dude live at Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver [Photos]

Devin The Dude live at Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver [Photos]

Vancouver, BC – Houston was in the house and the “Doobie Ashtray” was filled to the brim after a dope set from … Read More »

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