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Grieves talks Winter And The Wolves, touring and finding balance in the music business [In…

Vancouver, BC – It’s impressive to listen to Grieves speak. He has so much passion for his music that it makes you remember … Read More »

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Dizaster talks Cassidy, Ether, KOTD, Vancouver rap & more [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – During a recent trip to Vancouver, battle rap’s most talked about emcee Dizaster sat down with HipHopCanada’s West Coast … Read More »

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Sese announces release date for YFRWN3; previews cover art [News]

St. Catharines, ON – Your Halloween won’t be complete without the latest edition of the YFRWN mixtape series. That’s right, this October … Read More »

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The Good, The Bad & The Strange: Artist to Artist with Tech N9ne [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Originally published September 11, 2014 – Tech N9ne is no stranger to touring. Arguably one of the hardest working … Read More »

Atlantic Canada

IV League Studios Booth Sessions Episode 2 ft. Rude Dowg, Baseline & J-Bru [Video]

IV League Studios Booth Sessions Episode 2 ft. Rude Dowg, Baseline & J-Bru [Video]

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9 May

Sese – Verbal Criminology (Week 2) [Audio] #ThisWasMyShit


St. Catharines, ONSese returns with the latest installment of the new #ThisWasMyShit series. This time he pulls from Raekwon’s 1995 classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx album for a bit of “Criminology” and “Verbal Intercourse.” The result is the not-to-be-missed “Verbal Criminology,” with visuals on the way. Check it out!

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Sese - Verbal Criminology (Week 2) [Audio] #ThisWasMyShit - HipHopCanada.com

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9 May

Travi$ Scott brings WondaGurl out on stage in Toronto [Video]


Toronto, ONTravi$ Scott was in Toronto last night for Canadian Music Week to promote his forthcoming studio album debut, Rodeo. During his set he brought out budding production star – Toronto’s own WondaGurl (Jay Z, Ryan Leslie) to show his appreciation for the young producer. Scott and WondaGurl co-produced “Crown” off Jay Z’s Magna Carta… Holy Grail, as well as Scott’s own “Uptown” single (featuring A$AP Ferg) off the acclaimed Owl Pharaoh mixtape. After inviting WondaGurl on stage, he shared his admiration for WondaGurl with the crowd before encouraging her to crowd-surf.

This girl right here created ‘Uptown’ so I want her to feel what y’all feel, when ‘Uptown’ drop every night. Everybody hands up!

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9 May

Mally Mall – Wake Up In It ft. Tyga, Sean Kingston, French Montana & Pusha T [Video]


Bay Area, CA – Up-and-coming super-producer Mally Mall has an already impressive resume so if you haven’t heard of him yet, it’s about time to get familiar. You can start by checking out the CEO of Future Music in his latest video “Wake Up In It” featuring Tyga, Sean Kingston, French Montana & Pusha T below. Also be sure to cop the single on iTunes and check his resume on SoundCloud. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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8 May

Famous – Next Year [Video]


Toronto, ON - ”Next Year” is the first single off the debut album Center Stage by FamousClassic footage chopped up by the homie iLLVibe and produced by Thrizzo.  You can peep the album on iTunes here and check the video after the jump.

FAMOUS - Next Year [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

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8 May

Blicky – B*tch I’m Back [Video]


Montreal, QC – While fans await his new album C’est La Vie, Reps Up’s own Blicky (formerly known as I.Blast) hits the streets of T-Dot and serves up a new video for the Dirtwork produced “B*tch I’m Back.” The Dan Lemoyne directed video should hold us over until we can get our hands on his next single which is said to feature P. Reign and Gunplay. Check it out after the jump and be on the lookout for more.

Blicky - B*tch I'm Back [Video] - HipHopCanada.com

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8 May

Tuffhouse presents: The Lox live in Edmonton at Encore [News]


Edmonton, AB – On May 10, our friends over at Tuffhouse bring The Lox to Encore at WEM (8882 – 170 St NW). And it is going to be too good to handle. In case you missed it – Sheek Louch actually just rolled through the YEG last month to accompany the legend Ghostface Killah at the Iron Mic Music Festival (shameless self promotion: peep the photos from their set over here).

But this time around, Louch returns with Jadakiss and Styles P for a Lox reign of supremacy. Can’t even handle it. And what’s more – Peter Jackson is rolling through on this tour, too. Local support for the evening will be provided by Rome Angel, Baby Beretta, C.E.O., Deuce Fantastick, Tox, Blackson Gutta, and the Tuffhouse Crew, with DJ Reno and Guess DJing throughout the night. Peep more details and check the official event flyer after the jump.

Tuffhouse presents: The Lox live in Edmonton at Encore [News] - HipHopCanada.com

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8 May

Hopsin’s Knock Madness Tour comes to Edmonton [News]


Edmonton, AB – On May 9, our friends over at Nightshift Entertainment bring Hopsin’s Knock Madness Tour to Union Hall (6240 – 99 St) in Edmonton. The tour supports Hopsin’s recent monstrous Knock Madness project release, which has – essentially – blown up the Internet. The show features DJ Hoppa, along with local support from Doom Squad, Mitchell Lawler & Conch, Brothers Grim, Sonik, and Gutta.

Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $35, and can be purchased online (via Zoobis or Funk Volume), as well as at Foosh, Jupiter, FS Clothing and Shadified. You can also cop those tickets via the Nightshift Entertainment ticket line at 780-807-9120.

Peep the official event flyer after the jump, and head over to nightshiftent.ca to keep up on all things Nightshift Entertainment.

Tomorrow: Hopsin's Knock Madness Tour comes to Edmonton [News] - HipHopCanada.com

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8 May

Best of British: Connecting with English grime rapper Ghetts [Interview]


Toronto, ON – As we reported the other day, a new aspect of Canadian Music Week this year is a highly anticipated British hip-hop showcase featuring some of the UK’s most popular artists.

One of the four acts on the bill is English grime rapper Ghetts (formerly known as Ghetto), also known as his alter ago, J.Clarke. Ghetts caught up with HipHopCanada’s Toronto rep, Logik (Stolen From Africa) for a brief Q&A to discuss the trip to Toronto and the Canadian Music Week showcase.

After releasing a series of popular mixtapes between 2005 and 2011, and EP in 2010, Ghetts released his debut studio album this past March on indie label, Disrupt. Rebel With A Cause entered the UK charts at No. 23 and is available for purchase on iTunes.

Punch presents the Best of British showcase tonight inside Baltic Avenue (875 Bloor Street W.) with performances by Ghetts, Little Simz, Macca and DJ Ace.

Click the jump to check out Q&A with Ghetts.

Best of British: Connecting with English grime rapper Ghetts [Interview] - HipHopCanada.com

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8 May

Paul Wall in Vancouver May 29 [News]


Vancouver, BC – Bring Cash Entertainment and Junior’s Barbershop are proudly presenting Paul Wall at Bar None on May 29 with local acts Lazeevil, Juvi Dizzle, Ghost, Creed Taylor and DJ Jay Swing, hosted by Cashius Clay.

It’s been a minute since the People’s Champ has made his way through Vancity so this is a show you don’t wanna miss. Cop tickets online at ticketzone.com/paulwall or in person at DIPT, Junior’s RedMed, Juice Salon, Sea to Sky or Lions MMA. Check the event poster after the jump. 

Paul Wall in Vancouver May 29 [News]  - HipHopCanada.com

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7 May

J. West – Andretti Flow ft. Eazy Terrestrial [Video]


Vancouver, BC – From his Throwback 2 EP comes the latest video from Vancity’s J. West. “Andretti Flow” features Eazy Terrestrial, was produced by im’peretiv and can also be found on Eazy’s Molly Kush Hennessy mixtape.

These two bad boys get it poppin’ in the smoked out visuals produced by award-winning Vancouver video producer, David Angelski with help from director of photography, Chris Fischer. David Angelski and Nate Butcher both took a hand at editing “Andretti Flow” – check it out below.


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