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Young Kazh of 100 Mad: Canadian Ties & Kalifornia Dreamz [Spotlight]

Our Spotlight Feature for May-June 2015 is Young Kazh of 100 Mad / Kuruption Camp / BAXWAR…

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SonReal, Tory Lanez, P. Reign, NBS & John River nominated for Best Hip Hop Video [New…

Toronto, ON – The 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations were recently revealed and features some stiff competition in the Best Hip Hop Video … Read More »

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Action Bronson’s Mr. Wonderful Tour hits Vancouver (Live) [Review]

Vancouver, BC – The hip-hop scene in Vancouver was focused on the Vogue Theatre late this week where Action Bronson took to the … Read More »

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Remembering SixFire: Rising Alberta hip-hop talent passed away at 33 [Article]

Edmonton, AB – It is with deep sorrow that we report on the loss of yet another budding talented member…

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Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

Quake Matthews – Hard To Choose [Audio]

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27 May

Sese – Blessings (Freestyle) [Video]


St. Catharines, ONSese brings you the visuals to the “Blessings” freestyle released back in March. The song features the Nightmare Klub rapper going in on the instrumental for one of Big Sean’s latest singles (featuring Drake and Kanye West), produced by Vinylz and Allen Ritter. The video was directed by 0therworld Films. Check it out after the jump link below.

For more from Sese, make sure to check out the #YFRWN3 and This Was My Shit projects.

Sese - Blessings (Freestyle) [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

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27 May

Elcee – How You Feel (Prod. De Juan Graham) [Audio] #SOTD


Toronto, ON – Our Song of the Day is new music from your boy Elcee. This is “How You Feel” featuring production by De Juan Graham. Stay tuned for more from the JetPacks Ent. collective.

“With the good weather looking like its here to stay for a bit in Toronto, Elcee drops off some new content to start the summer early. A song inspired by the party life, caters to those afraid to rush into love but ultimately just want to enjoy themselves and to be happy. Enjoy this De Juan Graham produced single ‘How You Feel.'”

Elcee - How You Feel (Prod. De Juan Graham) [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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26 May

Yo Gotti makes debut in Edmonton on the Class in Session Tour [Review]


Edmonton, AB – May was a busy month for CMG’s founder Yo Gotti as he set out for his first Canadian tour. The Art of Hustle Class in Session tour started up in Victoria on May 5 and recently wrapped up in Windsor on May 15, all in support of his forthcoming album The Art of Hustle. On May 8, the Memphis-bred rapper made a stop at Edmonton’s Union Hall, brought to you by Nightshift Entertainment, Mez Muzik and Dubsac Productions.

Yo Gotti makes debut in Edmonton on the Class in Session Tour [Review]- HipHopCanada.com

26 May

Adlib x Rob the Viking – Teenagers from Mars Vlog 1: The Beginning – We Are [Video]


Vancouver, BC – Philadelphia based underground hip-hop artist and Battle Axe Warrior Adlib has teamed up with legendary producer Rob The Viking from hip-hop giants Swollen Members on a new collaborative album Teenagers From Marz – released on Sensi-Starr Records.

In this exclusive video premiere Adlib and Rob The Viking sit down in the studio and dissect their new album track-by-track from the beats to the rhymes. Peep the video below and pick-up Teenagers From Marz on iTunes now.

Related Post: Adlib announces Canadian Invasion Tour Dates with Northern Minded [News]

26 May

The 14th Annual STOMP Urban Dance Competition goes down June 7 [News]


Toronto, ON – Do you dance? Confident with your moves? Maybe you just enjoy watching people with talent get down on the dance floor? Whatever the case, on Sunday, June 7 if you’re anywhere near Toronto, you NEED to make your way to the 2015 Stomp Urban Dance Competition / Showcase. Taking place at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front St. East), Stomp features over 400 dancers between the ages of 6 and 24, performing an array of dance styles from b-boy, break, hip-hop and krumping, to jazz, contemporary and ballet. The event features dancers from across the GTA that are a part of the Parks, Forestry and Recreation dance programs, private dance classes and community dance groups. The event will be hosted by Leila Dey and Lucas C. Click the jump link below for more information about STOMP 2015, including details on purchasing tickets.

The 14th Annual STOMP Urban Dance Competition goes down June 7 [News] - HipHopCanada.com

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26 May

Win tickets to Dipset in Vancouver & Toronto [Contest]


Vancouver, BC – You heard? The Diplomats are back on tour, making their way to a city near you. Dipset – Cam’ron, Juelz Santana and Jim Jones – are set to headline a full Canadian tour with stops including Vancouver (June 13th) at Harbour Events Centre and Toronto (June 19th) at Sound Academy.

The cats at Regime Entertainment have offered up a pair of tickets to the Vancouver and Toronto dates and we’re here to let you know. Secure your spot by copping tickets online here or follow the contest rules after the jump. Full event details and event posters can be found below. Good luck, homies!

Win tickets to Dipset in Vancouver & Toronto [Contest]  - HipHopCanada.com

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26 May

Post Malone at Republic on June 12 [News]


Vancouver, BC – AKA Paradise is steady bringing the up-and-comers through to Vancity and on June 12th they are throwing a straight party. Post Malone  is set to come through Republic for his Vancouver debut and we thought we should let the West Coast know.

White Iverson will be joined by Jay Worthy and Seth Kay as well as Kempeh & andishae (AKA Paradise DJs). Tickets can be purchase online here or at Stussy Vancouver, DIPT or Beat Street Records.

Post Malone at Republic on June 12 [News]  - HipHopCanada.com

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26 May

Maestro Fresh Wes – Compositions Vol. 1 [EP]


Toronto, ON – After releasing several dope singles over the past couple of years, the Godfather of Canadian hip-hop – Maestro Fresh Wes – drops off a new 7-track project called Compositions Volume 1.

The project features the original “I Know Your Mom” along with the Rich Kidd-produced remix. Rich Kidd is also featured on “Born In Toronto,” which was released back in June 2014 and received visual support this past February. Other guest appearances include JD Era and JUNO-winner JRDN on “Underestimated” while King Reign connects with the Canadian legend for “I Can’t Breathe.” The Rezza Bros. are featured on “This Is My Universe” and Beatbox extraordinaire Scott Jackson holds down the final track, “Real Ain’t Real.”

Compositions was produced by Rich Kidd, Andrew Triple A, Tone Mason, The Rezza Bros and Naturally Born Strangers MC/producer, Rich Kidd. You can find the project on iTunes, Spotify, RDIO Canada and Google Play, but Wes has uploaded the whole project for you to check out on YouTube.

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26 May

JayKin – Untitled [Audio]


Vancouver, BC – Gearing up to release his double EP titled Night & Day, JayKin drops a free jam for the internet world. Bringing that classic smooth flow on “Untitled” – produced by Greaf and mixed by Step Necessary –  JayKin is still going hard with no signs of slowing down.

Peep the audio below.

JayKin - Untitled [Audio]  - HipHopCanada.com

26 May

Twenty Mill – LVL.87 [EP]


Toronto, ON – As he prepares for the fall release of his TMF3 project, Toronto’s Twenty Mill drops off a new EP backed by Most High (Daniel Worthy & Ahkilo) and Tony Kaine production. LVL.87 also features a guest appearance by Most High’s Daniel Worthy, along with Bay and Quilo. Check it out below via Twenty Mill’s SoundCloud profile.

Twenty Mill - LVL.87 [EP] - HipHopCanada.com

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