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Peter Jackson: Since I Was 16 [Spotlight]

The NBA has always had a close connection to hip-hop culture, and in the past couple of years Canada’s team, the Toronto Raptors…

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Captain California: Problem is heating up the West Coast [Article]

All ears are on L.A. when it comes to laid-back bangers with a voice speaking for the ‘hood. He’s been making major moves for…

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DillanPonders – You’re Welcome [Review]

Toronto, ON – On Apr. 1, Toronto’s drug lord extraordinaire DillanPonders released his highly-anticipated You’re Welcome remix project. The project dropped as … Read More »

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Peter Jackson releases Since I Was 16; debuts at #53 on iTunes [News]

Toronto, ON – 9-0 Nickel Entertainment’s Peter Jackson has officially released his album, Since I Was 16. The 12-track original release features … Read More »

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16 Feb

King Menny (GOODMORNING) – Creator of Time [Video]


New Rochelle, NY – Toronto’s King Menny drops off new visuals for his track, “Creator of Time,” shot by Xavier King in New Rochelle, New York. Menny, a member of the collective GOODMORNING, is currently preparing for the release of his Toronto Zoo project and recently dropped a three-track EP by the name of III. You can find that here. Check out “Creator of Time” after the jump.

King Menny (GOODMORNING) - Creator of Time [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

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16 Feb

Jeta May – Celebration (Prod. Brasstracks) [Audio]


Toronto, ONJeta May teams up with Brasstracks for this new track off his project, Euphoria. “Celebration” was engineered by Sammie at Achieve Dream Studios. Check it out below and look out for the album.

Jeta May - Celebration (Prod. Brasstracks) [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

16 Feb

Bigg Ceaser – Changing ft. Kyle Forte [Audio]


Ottawa, ON – New music from Bigg Ceaser. This is “Changing” featuring Kyle Forte, as part of Ceaser’s 30 Songs In 30 Days project available on Bandcamp.

A product of a broken home, he found comfort and acceptance with in the culture of hip-hop. As a teen he wrote graffiti, was heavily into break dancing and dabbled on the turntables, in the and choosing word play and visual arts ad his main forms of expression. He has a natural knack for song writing coupled with a maturity which make his music look almost effortless.

Bigg Ceaser - Changing ft. Kyle Forte [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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16 Feb

Dee-red – Legend (REDMIX) [Audio]


Beaumont, TX – Up-and-comer Dee-red reached out all the way from Texas with a smooth new freestyle over Drake’s “Legend,” produced by PartyNextDoor. The original song appears on Drake’s latest project, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, available on iTunes.

The 20-year-old Dee-red, born in San Francisco, picked up the mic at 9-years-old and was influenced by artists like 2Pac, DMX and UGK. He’s currently working towards the release of a new mixtape but no word if his “Legend (REDMIX)” will make the cut. This release is also the third installment from his #MusicMonday series.

The post also contains his one-take video for “Real Is Back,” released back on his birthday in January. You can find that after the jump.

Dee-red - Legend (REDMIX) [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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16 Feb

K.G. (aka Kid Gospel) – Young & Hungry [Audio] #SOTD


Essex, UK – This one’s cold! Kid Gospel aka K.G. reaches out from somewhere in Essex (north-east of London) with a catchy new banger off his forthcoming EP, Those Nights. “Young & Hungry” is HipHopCanada’s Song of the Day.

Yeah, I’m that guy / I ain’t even gotta worry (I ain’t even gotta worry) / My last EP, that was just fire / but this one’s a blessing I swear that I’m ready (ready) / Can’t wait to see me on the telly (telly) / Can’t wait to see me on the telly.

That last EP he mentions is the Nu Skool EP available to stream on SoundCloud.

K.G. (aka Kid Gospel) - Young & Hungry [Audio] #SOTD - HipHopCanada.com

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16 Feb

Dhamiri – Pay Up [Mixtape]


Toronto, ON – Loudica presents the latest release from London, UK/Toronto recording artist Dhamiri, in the form of Pay Up: The Mixtape. The project features 8-original bangers with production from Faze Miyake, Dark0, Spooky, Royal T, Tantrum, araabMUZIK, Lexi Banks and Indigo††:

Loyalty, trust and respect. To some, all three of those things are far more important than money. So then why does it seem like most are ready to give it all away for 15 minutes of fame? It’s hard to admit it, but you may meet many people in your life that will actually bring absolutely nothing to the table, while instantaneously expecting to be heard or seen on demand. Oddly enough, those same people are the first to leave when the hype dies down. This project is dedicated to those who stay true to themselves and to their peers because in this day and age everyone wants to be paid, but no one wants to pay up.

Dhamiri - Pay Up [Mixtape] - HipHopCanada.com

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15 Feb

Drake’s new mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late [News]


Toronto, ONDrake celebrated Valentine’s Day with the release of his fourth official mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, now available on iTunes. The project features tracks like “6 God,” “Star67,” the PartyNextDoor-assisted “Preach,” and the Noah “40” Shebib-produced “Jungle,” which is also the name of Drake’s recent short film released in support of the tape. Lil Wayne helps out on”Used To” over some slick WondaGurl-production, while Travi$ Scott makes an appearance on “Company,” produced by WondaGurl, TM88 and Scott himself. Other familiar faces can be found on the release including Boi-1da who has production credits for seven of the 17 tracks (including the bonus track “6PM in New York”), and PND who has a total of 3 producer credits.

Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late [Mixtape] - HipHopCanada.com

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15 Feb

Watch Drake’s new short film “Jungle” [Video]


Toronto, ONOriginally published February 12, 2015 – “Jungle,” in support of the new Drake surprise mixtape release, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, available on iTunes. “Jungle” was produced by Noah “40” Shebib.

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15 Feb

Rashid St. James – Hallelujah (Prod. SolidMas) [Video] #Premiere


Toronto, ONOriginally premiered on HipHopCanada on February 13, 2015 – Earlier on this month we hit you with the audio for “Hallelujah” by Rashid St. James off his forthcoming debut project entitled The Nightmare In The Afterhour. Now we’re pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with the big homie to bring you the premiere of the accompanying visuals for the track, directed by Gino Sandoval of Rkulture.

In case you missed the audio drop, this track is one-part IDGAF, one-part self-acceptance, and two-parts grimy underground religious prayer. Rashid gets murky on a hard-as-nails SolidMas beat to hit us with one of the heaviest, emotionally-charged releases of the month. He takes us to church. And instead of asking us to get on our knees and beg forgiveness, he hands us a blunt and a red cup of drink and ushers us in to the party that is life.

Rashid St. James - Hallelujah (Prod. SolidMas) [Video] #Premiere - HipHopCanada.com

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15 Feb

Flex The Antihero – Stick Up Kids ft. Emerson Brooks [Audio]


Toronto, ON – Sorry to keep y’all waiting on this one, but Flex The Antihero dropped a monster new tune on us this week titled “Stick Up Kids.”

Flex teams up with Emerson Brooks over top of a floating smoke-out beat cooked up by Emerson Brooks and M Mac. This track bodies all the vibes; it’s wavy AF, it’s smooth, and it’s got this whole hungry Flex-is-going-to-devour-you undertone going on. Check it out below.

Flex The Antihero - Stick Up Kids ft. Emerson Brooks [Audio] - HipHopCanada.com

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