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Archive Tagged ‘Checkmate’

Checkmate drops second single “Adventures of the Fly” from forthcoming album

Checkmate drops second single “Adventures of the Fly” from forthcoming album

Vancouver, BC – Taking on both producer and emcee roles, Checkmate drops a new single titled “Adventures of the Fly.”
This track is … Read More »

Checkmate – Breakfast [Video]

Checkmate – Breakfast [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Vancity giant Checkmate recently dropped a brand new track to feed the appetites of his fan. “Breakfast” has Checks … Read More »

Trap House event set to bring together artists from across the West Coast [News]

Trap House event set to bring together artists from across the West Coast [News]

Vancouver, BC – This Friday a few Vancity locals will be bringing together rappers from all across the West Coast for an evening … Read More »

Concise – Sex On Fire [Audio] #SOTD

Concise – Sex On Fire [Audio] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Vancity veteran Concise is shaking up the West Coast game with his latest single, “Sex On Fire,” produced by … Read More »

K-Rec – Thrid Beach [EP]

K-Rec – Thrid Beach [EP]

Vancouver, BC – One of the most modest and seriously under-praised Vancity producers just released a cool, end of summer EP. K-Rec … Read More »

K-Rec – My Loves ft. Checkmate [Audio]

K-Rec – My Loves ft. Checkmate [Audio]

Vancouver, BC – Producer/DJ K-Rec has enough talent to put any Vancity producer to shame but is humble enough that you wouldn’t … Read More »

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Concise: Vancity veteran visits Toronto [Interview]

Toronto, ON – Originally published March 20, 2014 – Let’s take it out to the West Coast. Vancity, to be specific; where … Read More »

Checkmate & Concise – Dream World [Audio] #SOTD

Checkmate & Concise – Dream World [Audio] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – Today’s Song of the Day is a tune called “Dream World” off the new Checkmate & Concise album, Love … Read More »

Vancity Live (Series Premiere) [Video]

Vancity Live (Series Premiere) [Video]

Vancouver, BC – The hip-hop scene out in Vancouver can seem small when compared to bigger cities like Toronto or even LA … Read More »

Checkmate & Concise – Spit Game [Audio] #SOTD

Checkmate & Concise – Spit Game [Audio] #SOTD

Vancouver, BC – We posted the new Checkmate & Concise video for “Spit Game” the other day and the response has been … Read More »

Northern Touch still notorious 15 years after tearing up charts [Article]

Northern Touch still notorious 15 years after tearing up charts [Article]

The Canadian Press posted a great read about the notorious Rascalz single “Northern Touch” featuring Checkmate, Choclair, Thrust and Kardinal Offishall. The … Read More »

Checkmate & Concise – Congratulations ft. Fizal Stars & P. Jericho [Video]

Checkmate & Concise – Congratulations ft. Fizal Stars & P. Jericho [Video]

Vancouver, BC – It’s a celebration with the latest Checkmate & Concise video “Congratulations” featuring Fizal Stars and P. Jericho. The Vancity … Read More »

All Is Fair In Love & War: Checkmate & Concise [Interview]

All Is Fair In Love & War: Checkmate & Concise [Interview]

Vancouver, BC – Since 2004 Checkmate & Concise have been a fixture in Vancouver’s hip-hop scene, dropping major hits, albums and mixtapes … Read More »

Checkmate & Concise at JoRich April 25 for Love & War release party [News/Album]

Checkmate & Concise at JoRich April 25 for Love & War release party [News/Album]

Vancouver, BC – Upon the recent release of Love & War Vancity giants Checkmate & Concise are throwing a party at JoRich … Read More »

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

#SOTD | Rascalz – Northern Touch ft. Checkmate, Kardinal Offishall, Thrust & Choclair [Video]

Toronto, ON – This week’s Song of the Day segment has featured some personal Canadian hip-hop picks from the 90’s.
What better way … Read More »

#SOTD | Checkmate – The Longshot [MP3]

#SOTD | Checkmate – The Longshot [MP3]

Vancouver, BC – This week’s Song of the Day segment features some personal Canadian hip-hop picks from the 90’s. Next up is … Read More »

Checkmate, LoMega, Heatwave – The Game [Video]

Checkmate, LoMega, Heatwave – The Game [Video]

Vancouver, BC – We always love it when a group of Vancity heavyweights team up and make some noise so naturally we … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – Killer Elite [Mixtape]

Defenders of the Faith – Killer Elite [Mixtape]

Vancouver, BC – Checkmate and Concise have been holding down the V for over a decade. Together they form the group Defenders … Read More »

Evil Ebenezer x SonReal x Defenders of the Faith x Snak The Ripper x DJ Flipout – Vancouver 2012 Stylus Cypher [Video]

Evil Ebenezer x SonReal x Defenders of the Faith x Snak The Ripper x DJ Flipout – Vancouver 2012 Stylus Cypher [Video]

Vancouver, BC – Don’t miss the Vancity edition of the Stylus Awards Cypher 2012 featuring Evil Ebenezer, SonReal, Defenders of the Faith, … Read More »

Kuruption Camp – 2012 [Album]

Kuruption Camp – 2012 [Album]

Vancouver, B.C. – Sacramento/Vancouver artist Young Kazh, Oklahoma/Compton producer/artist Rappin Rick and the rest of the Kuruption Camp have released a new … Read More »

JD Era, SonReal and Defenders of the Faith on Coast 2 Coast Volume 167, hosted by Raekwon [News]

JD Era, SonReal and Defenders of the Faith on Coast 2 Coast Volume 167, hosted by Raekwon [News]

New York, NY – Big shouts to all the Canadian talent appearing on the latest release from acclaimed mixtape series Coast 2 … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – All Tha Time ft. Bishop Lamont [Video]

Defenders of the Faith – All Tha Time ft. Bishop Lamont [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – Defenders of the Faith continue to show people why they’re one of the hottest acts on Canada’s West coast. … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – Neva Happen [Video]

Defenders of the Faith – Neva Happen [Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – New visuals for the “Neva Happen” street video from Defenders of the Faith. Shouts to Checkmate and Concise.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ldbupr0LZ0&NR=1

Defenders of the Faith [Interview]

Defenders of the Faith [Interview]

Vancouver, B.C. – The Vancity veteran duo Concise and Checkmate – who make up the group Defenders of the Faith – are … Read More »

Christmas Rappin with Rascalz, Maestro & Swollen Members (Live) [Photos/Review]

Christmas Rappin with Rascalz, Maestro & Swollen Members (Live) [Photos/Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – The Christmas Rappin party at Bar None featured nothing but old-school vibes, 90s hip-hop, R&B and Dancehall music. What … Read More »

Rakim with Kyprios and Defenders of the Faith (Live) [Review]

Rakim with Kyprios and Defenders of the Faith (Live) [Review]

Vancouver, B.C. – It’s not too often than a hip-hop mastermind like Rakim will drive all the way across the continent – … Read More »

Skillzbeatz [Prolific Profile]

Skillzbeatz [Prolific Profile]

Vancouver, B.C. – Skillzbeatz finds his second home in Vancouver, but is based in the UK where he works with a variety … Read More »

Rakim, Defenders of the Faith and more to perform in Vancouver August 17th [News/Video]

Rakim, Defenders of the Faith and more to perform in Vancouver August 17th [News/Video]

Vancouver, B.C. – The mighty Rakim Allah will be hitting Vancouver on August 17th, accompanied by local hip-hop acts Defenders of the … Read More »

HeatWave – WestCoastin’ ft. Checkmate & Concise [Audio]

HeatWave – WestCoastin’ ft. Checkmate & Concise [Audio]

Vancouver, B.C. – Today’s Song of the Day is a cut off the HeatWave mixtape, Hotter Than July. “WestCoastin’” features the Defenders … Read More »

Defenders of the Faith – Power & Glory [Mixtape]

Defenders of the Faith – Power & Glory [Mixtape]

Vancouver, B.C. – Checkmate and Concise are two of the biggest names to come out of Canada’s West coast. Together the producers-slash-MCs … Read More »

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