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The KOTD #Quarantine2 breakdown with Sketch Menace [Interview]

Calgary, AB – In case y’all have been sleeping, Mar. 28 marks the date of the massive #Quarantine2 KOTD event in Calgary … Read More »

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On the phone with Rae Sremmurd [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – With the January release of their debut album SremmLife, a surprise appearance with Rihanna at DirectTV’s Pre-Super Bowl Party, … Read More »

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Behind the scenes with Pimpton & JD Era [Interview]

Edmonton, AB – In between shows during the western leg of his KCMKV2 Tour, Regina’s rising star Pimpton made a stop … Read More »

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JD Era, Snaz join Battleaxe Warriors; Madchild releases video trailer [News]

Toronto, ON – About a month ago, Toronto’s JD Era posted a photo on Instagram of himself along with producer Snaz and … Read More »

Atlantic Canada

J-Bru – Daily Operation ft. Classified & Choclair [Video]

J-Bru – Daily Operation ft. Classified & Choclair [Video]

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24 Mar

Win tickets to see Pete Rock & Slum Village in Vancouver on April 3 [Contest]


Vancouver, BC – Legends will be in the house April 3 at Fox Cabaret as Pete Rock and Slum Village‘s North American Tour stops in Vancouver. Tour openers Hanif and Spac3man will be in the cut as well as locals Niña Mendoza and Elekwent Folk.

Our pals at Fox Cabaret have offered up a couple pairs of tickets to the event and we’re going to help you win. Follow contest details below or cop tickets online here.

Win tickets to see Pete Rock & Slum Village in Vancouver April 3 [Contest]  - HipHopCanada.com

Related Post: The Pharcyde: 2oth anniversary celebration of Bizarre Ride II in Vancity [Review]

24 Mar

Swisslizz – Ride ft. Kenny Gourmet [Audio]


Vancouver, BC – New material from Vancouver’s Swisslizz just dropped featuring Kenny Gourmet. The track is titled “Ride” and comes from Swisslizz’s upcoming project, set to be released soon. Check it out below.

Swisslizz - Ride ft. Kenny Gourmet [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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24 Mar

Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul in Vancouver on April 19 at Fortune Sound Club [News]


Vancouver, BC – Three 6 Mafia’s own DJ Paul will be hitting up Vancouver’s Fortune Sound on April 19th for a pre-4/20 celebration. HipHopCanada is proud to be sponsoring this event with locals Stimulant J, C Styles and Skary B on the opening spots.

Tickets can be purchased online here or in-store at Zulu, Red Cat, High Life, Beat Street, Dipt and City Vape.

DJ Paul in Vancouver April 19th [News]  - HipHopCanada.com

24 Mar

Frak – A Memory [Video]


Vancouver, BC – After a brief hiatus, burgeoning Vancouver artist Frak returns today with the SLY-produced single and music video “A Memory.” An extremely personal record, “A Memory” is Frak’s way of expressing suffering and loss on an emotional level. Look for Frak’s She Is EP to drop later in the year. Check out the video now after the jump.

Frak - A Memory [Video]   - HipHopCanada.com

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

24 Mar

Ottawa’s FLO shoots new “Révolution” video in Toronto TTC Subway [Video]


Toronto, ON – On a random winter’s day in Toronto, curious TTC passengers stared in bewilderment as a fellow traveller randomly stood up and started rapping in French. While the idle camera might have been a giveaway to something being in the works, they had no clue they were taking part of the new music video for Canadian-Haitian rapper FLO (who lives in Ottawa). The video is called “Révolution” and was shot and directed by BRBR TFO. Check it out after the jump link below.

If you’re in the Montreal area tonight, you can catch FLO live in concert as part of the Syli d’Or World Music Showcase. The event takes place inside Club Balattou (4372 Boulevard Saint-Laurent).

FLO - Révolution (Dir. BRBR TFO) [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

24 Mar

#BigTicket: Das EFX to headline April 24 event in Toronto [News]


Toronto, ON – Brought to you by EasPark Pro and HipHopCanada, #BigTicket returns on Friday, April 24 with headliners Das EFX. Along with what is sure to be a high energy performance, the “Real Hip-Hop” rappers Dray and Skoob will be accompanied by a beat showcase with Toronto producer Lancecape (featuring Grimace Love and Korry Deez of Irs). Dusty Wallace will introduce his new music video at the event and will perform. The line-up also includes some raw and talented acts like Bangerville, JJones and Philosofly. There will also be a taping of the next 6ypher in the Six, presented by BW the DJ.

As usual, #BigTicket’s music will be handled by the award-winning DJ Law and hosting duties will be handled by #BigTicket regular, Dan-e-o, who is also set to premiere his own music video for the tune “Bossman.” In short, Monolith fans will not want to miss this… Irs, Grimace Love, Dan-e-o, Lancecape and we’d expect more members of the crew to be in attendance.

Doors open at 9 p.m. and this is a 19+ event so bring identification. Tickets are $15 in advance and available for purchase online via TicketScene.ca. If you’re new to the #BigTicket experience, you can check out a video of one of the last events after the jump.

#BigTicket: Das EFX to headline April 24 event in Toronto [News] - HipHopCanada.com

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24 Mar

OVO KOTD Blackout 5: Backstage with Knamelis, Rone & Conceited [Video]


Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada’s Mindbender Supreme and Logik (Stolen From Africa) caught up with some of the MCs who took part in OVO KOTD presents Blackout 5. Not the greatest audio quality unfortunately – we apologize for that – but some great candid moments from Knamelis, Conceited and Rone. Knamelis was tagged in by Kid Twist in a 2-on-2 vs. Shuffle-T and Marlo. Rone squared off against Big T, and Conceited faced California MC Dumbfoundead. Shouts to the good people at King of the Dot.

Related Post: Win pay-per-view access to #OVOKOTD Blackout 5 [Contest]

24 Mar

Emay – Sinner, Song-Writer [EP]


Hamilton, ON – Yesterday we hit you with the Hollow Pigeons-produced “Solitude” by Steel City rapper Emay. After such a positive response to the young rapper’s style, we’ve decide to bring you the entire Sinner, Song-Writer EP that “Solitude” is featured on. Check out the 5-track project (coming through Hi-Scores Recording Library) below.

Emay - Sinner, Song-Writer [EP] - HipHopCanada.com

Related Post: Emay – Solitude (Prod. Hollow Pigeons) [Audio]

24 Mar

Ceerouse – H&M (Prod. Rel-J) [Audio]


Ottawa, ON – Up-and-coming Ottawa MC Ceerouse just hit us with a seriously raunchy NSFW joint titled “H&M.” So here’s the deal: Ceerouse found out his ex-girlfriend and former manager were having an affair. That’s probably one of the most devastating things that can happen – when your closest girl and your best friend stab you in the back and rip your heart straight out of your circulatory system.

So Ceerouse decided to fight back with his words by throwing some serious hostility on this joint. The wounds are fresh and Ceerouse is a sloppy mess of feelings. Seriously. The hook on this track is: “I got my ex-bitch f**king on my ex-best friend.” That’s the hook. That’s the part that gets stuck in your head. The malice is VERY real. Check it out below.

Ceerouse - H&M (Prod. Rel-J) [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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24 Mar

Niko Doughski – Kings Thoughts ft. O’dean [Video]


Ottawa, ON – New visuals coming out of the Doughski Music Group camp. This is “Kings Thoughts” by Niko Doughski featuring O’dean. The track was produced by Anno Domini while the video was directed in-house by Doughski Films. You can find “Kings Thoughts” on Doughski’s Kings Amongst Pawns project, available on DatPiff. Check out the video after the jump.

Niko Doughski - Kings Thoughts ft. O'dean [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

Related Post: Niko Doughski – Kings Amongst Pawns [Mixtape]

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