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CRTC kills funding for MuchFACT & BravoFACT; Sign the Change.org petition

Ottawa, ON – It goes without saying, MuchFACT has been a vital tool in the development of the Canadian hip-hop scene. Without … Read More »

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VNCHY discusses Money Baby: “Although money can give you anything, it is far from ev…

Toronto, ON – At the end of last month, Toronto artist VNCHY teamed up with S.L.M.N. and GoldenBoy for a brand … Read More »

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Power Play: Canadian rappers score big with hockey anthems

Ottawa, ON – It’s taken a decade, but the Ottawa Senators have made it back to the Eastern Conference Finals of the … Read More »

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Not So Famous: Keffaleng discusses the dangers of fame & the importance of Kid Cudi

Toronto, ON – Back in March, Toronto artist Keffaleng unleashed his sophomore release; a seven-track EP entitled Not So Famous.
Not So Famous … Read More »

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Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

Find A Way: Neon Dreams win Canadian Music Radio Award, shine at Juno Week

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5 Dec

Grand Hustle’s T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver


Toronto, ONOriginally published Nov. 28, 2016 – Grand Hustle’s own T.I. is gearing up to headline a tour across Canada to start off the new year. Brought to you by International Touring Agency and Park 2 East, the Us Or Else Canadian Tour gets started in Vancouver on Jan. 12, wraps up in Halifax on Jan. 31. and hits another 14 Canadian cities in between.

The highly anticipated Toronto date takes place on Jan. 26 inside the city’s new party venue, Rebel (formerly Sound Academy). Each of the 16 dates is slated to have individual tour support, with 9-0 Nickel’s confirmed as special guest for Toronto. PJ recently wrapped up his Married To Success Tour and – as usual – has a gang of new projects in the works. Most notably, PJ kicks off his own U.S. tour (his first) with RiFF RAFF on Jan. 10 in Columbia, South Carolina.

The Us or Else Canadian Tour comes in support of Tip’s new EP by the same name which was “aimed at supporting the #BlackLivesMatter movement” and spoke “explicitly about the twisted road race relations took in America to arrive at its current precarious state.Us or Else was released Sept. 23 and is available on TIDAL.

Click the jump link below for tour posters.

Grand Hustle's T.I. to start Us or Else Canadian Tour on Jan. 12 in Vancouver - HipHopCanada.com

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4 Dec

Premiere: PriceDaBoss releases album debut Cameras with 220 On The Beat


Toronto, ON – Earlier this year, HipHopCanada and Toronto recording artist PriceDaBoss teamed up to promote his POLO3 mixtape and supporting events. The mixtape was well received and set the stage for a series of other projects the First Class Empire CEO had in mind for the remainder of the year.

2016 is Price’s 10th year as a member of the Toronto music scene and his impressive resume speaks to the endless amount of experience he’s accumulated in that time. He’s released 4 mixtapes, performed at countless events, collaborated with many notable artists, networked independently throughout the city, and even launched a clothing line called Everythings Merch.

Now PriceDaBoss has pulled the trigger on his official album debut, Cameras, featuring 14 original tracks produced by 220 (220 On The Beat is also an Executive Producer on the album). Guest appearances include, in order of appearance, Binky Barnes, KG, Lace Leno, Slimm B, Grinzo, Chaboki, Young Blitz, Destiny, Ann Classik, Icy KO, Brizzle, Keona, and Church Chizzle.

And along with the album, Price is stepping up promotion of Everythings Merch with the release of the company’s new Fall Collection.

Premiere: PriceDaBoss releases album debut Cameras with 220 On The Beat - HipHopCanada.com

3 Dec

We caught up with Arys Déjan to talk about his new single “Glasses High”


Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Arys Déjan recently released his latest single titled “Glasses High” (produced by Roca Beats).

Following his recent performance at Indie Week 2016, Arys decided to release this record as a nod to the importance of unity. He encourages all the real people to come together to raise their “glasses high” both in celebration and in solidarity.

Every time Arys drops a record, I like to Q&A with him about it. And almost every time I interview this guy, he flips my questions back around at me. This time around, Arys asked me what I feel when I listen to this song and what I’ve taken away from it. In my mind, this song is a humble reminder that it’s okay to have solidarity with others. In many ways, it seems ideal to go at things alone. But having unity with those around you makes you untouchable.

Check out the track below and scope our Q&A with Arys after the jump.

We caught up with Arys Déjan to talk about his new single

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3 Dec

Brooklyn’s Young M.A. adds visual support to her Money, Power, Respect freestyle, “EAT”


Brooklyn, NY – In the words of hip-hop mogul and legend Jay Z: “Brooklyn stand up.” Yesterday rising star Young M.A released visuals in support of her monstrous “EAT” freestyle over the D-Dot, Amen-Ra and Waxx-produced classic “Money, Power, Respect” instrumental. The song appeared on The Lox’s 1998 album debut by the same name.

Along with making her lyrical capabilities even more widely known, “EAT” addresses social stigmas, her views on ignorant hatred and the ease in which she can handle her own. It’s just a taste of what M.A has to offer but it’s not to be missed. Check out “EAT” after the jump link below.

The post also contains M.A’s big NY Bangers-produced single “OOOUUU,” which came out on the Sleep Walkin project which came out Nov. 2015. The video, released May 2016, has over 100 million views on YouTube.

Brooklyn's Young M.A. adds visual support to her Money, Power, Respect freestyle, EAT - HipHopCanada.com

3 Dec

We caught up with Troy Phoenix to talk about his new squad anthem “Rex Gone Wild”


Toronto, ONOriginally published Dec. 2, 2016 – Rex World artist Troy Phoenix just dropped his latest self-produced single on us titled “Rex Gone Wild.”

“Rex Gone Wild” is a squad anthem for Troy’s Rex World fam. But it comes from a very personal, introspective place. This song is as much an anthem for Troy as it is an anthem for Rex World. Scope the new track below and peep our Q&A with Troy after the jump.

“Rex Gone Wild” is HipHopCanada’s Song of the Day.

We caught up with Troy Phoenix to talk about his new squad anthem

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2 Dec

You need to listen to the SomethingMeaningless playlist by Nēgu$


Brampton, ON – Brampton up-and-comer Nēgu$ (of the LSC collective) just released a new three-track playlist on us titled SomethingMeaningless.

In case you’re not familiar, Nēgu$ is one of my favourite youths on the come up right now. Instead of dropping mixtapes or EPs, the guy drops playlists. And even though this one is titled SomethingMeaningless, there’s a lot of meaning within.

Sticking to his emotionally-fuelled experimental M.O., young Nēgu$ hits us with a surprisingly love-focused little care package of music. For something he’s opted to label as “meaningless”, this playlist sure got me catching the feels.

Check out the SomethingMeaningless playlist below, and scope our Q&A with Nēgu$ after the jump.

You need to listen to the SomethingMeaningless playlist by Nēgu$ - HipHopCanada.com

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2 Dec

HipHopCanada on Spotify: Check out Sarah Jay’s Weekly Picks Vol. 9


Calgary, AB – HipHopCanada joined Spotify earlier this year, and we’ve been releasing a new playlist with two hours of music every single week.

Each Friday we’ll hit you with a Canadian urban music playlist curated by our Associate Editor In Chief, Sarah Jay. Every week Sarah will be putting together a weekly selection of new releases, classic favourites, throwbacks, and songs she’s playing heavy on rotation.

This week Sarah returns with another 38 tracks for you. This week’s playlist features cuts from Belly, 11:11, JAHKOY, Tory Lanez, HERO, Beach Season, GrandBuda, Moka Only, K.Forest, Lais, and more.

Check out the playlist and tracklist below, and make sure you go follow us on Spotify.

HipHopCanada is now on Spotify: Listen to our debut weekly playlist curated by Sarah Jay - HipHopCanada.com

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2 Dec

Sese transforms to SAYZEE; teams up with MDKNIGHT for first single, “imnotcool”


St. Catharines, ON – After a brief hiatus, veteran Canadian rapper Sese is back with a new moniker and killer new single.

Now going by the name Sayzee, the Southern-Ontario MC teamed up with Toronto producer MDKNIGHT for “imnotcool” which he describes as his ‘new sound.’

The song quaintly provides Sayzee with a platform to flex his lyrical prowess and assure is fans that the hiatus has only made him stronger. From commenting on his superior skills as a MC, or his ability to charm the ladies, “imnotcool” offers no shortage of clues as to what makes Sayzee tick. And this is one of several new songs the young God has in the works.

He’s been a bit quiet about whether or not there’s a larger project in the works, but has assured us new singles are on the way. We had a brief exchange with Sayzee about his new single which you can find after the jump.

Sese transforms to SAYZEE; teams up with Toronto's MKNIGHT for first single, IMNOTCOOL - HipHopCanada.com

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1 Dec

Listen to “Honest” by Toronto’s Gordo Brazy, BMO & Lil 6 of ToT


Toronto, ON – More music from the ToT camp. This is BMO, Gordo Brazy and Lil 6 with “Honest.” Check it out below.

Listen to Honest by ToT's Gordo Brazy, BMO & Lil 6 - HipHopCanada.com

1 Dec

Flash Da God & TKDS of Young North America keep the buzz building with “More Tings” video


Toronto, ONFlash Da God and TKDS of Young North America team up once again; this time dropping some sultry new Raymond Banh-directed visuals for their single, “More Tings.” You can check out the video after the jump link below, and stay tuned for more new material coming soon from YNA.

Flash Da God & TKDS of Young North America keep the buzz building with new More Tings video - HipHopCanada.com

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