John River

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Archive Tagged ‘John River’

40 Lower River: Toronto rapper Redway’s estate releases new song on his birthday

40 Lower River: Toronto rapper Redway’s estate releases new song on his birthday

Mississauga, ON – Toronto rapper Shane Redway’s life was tragically cut short by a car accident in August 2015, but – as … Read More »

The first ever Toronto edition of the TeamBackPack Cipher just dropped

The first ever Toronto edition of the TeamBackPack Cipher just dropped

Toronto, ON – On Jan. 19, the first ever Toronto edition of the TeamBackPack Cipher dropped, featuring Kayo, Clairmont The Second, Flex … Read More »

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

Mindbender’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian hip-hop videos of 2015

HipHopCanada’s own Addi “Mindbender” Stewart adds his picks … Read More »

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Sarah Jay’s Picks: Top 40 Up-And-Coming Canadian Rappers & Rap Crews of 2015

Calgary, AB – As we head in to 2016, our HipHopCanada team members are wrapping up 2015 with a series of lists … Read More »

Brampton producer Flex releases instrumental tribute to Redway

Brampton producer Flex releases instrumental tribute to Redway

Brampton, ON – Up-and-coming B-Town producer Flex dropped off an instrumental tribute to Mississauga’s Shane Redway, who was sadly killed in a … Read More »

Remembering Redway: Share your photos & stories

Remembering Redway: Share your photos & stories

Toronto, ON – It’s been over a week now since the tragic and sudden loss of Toronto rapper Shane Denford Redway. Funeral … Read More »

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

#DearRappers: You are scum if you post your demo in response to #RIPRedway

Disclaimer: It’s been a minute since we’ve run a #DearRappers column here on HipHopCanada. But a lot of you cats have been … Read More »

John River pays respects to Redway on legacy tribute track, “BLVD”

John River pays respects to Redway on legacy tribute track, “BLVD”

Mississauga, ON – On Aug. 6, John River paid his respects to the late Shane Redway by releasing a legacy tribute track … Read More »

A Promise To Shane (Redway Tribute)

A Promise To Shane (Redway Tribute)

Toronto’s MR. STiXX drops a touching tribute to Toronto’s Shane Redway … Read More »

John River – Get Down [Video]

John River – Get Down [Video]

Mississauga, ON – Updated July 11, 2015: Everyone is getting their knickers in a knot over the fact that this track samples … Read More »

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

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

Toronto, ON – The 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards nominations were recently revealed and features some stiff … Read More »

John River at TEDx: Dropping doubt & Dropping out [Video]

John River at TEDx: Dropping doubt & Dropping out [Video]

Toronto, ON – Toronto rising star John River recently gave a speech at a TEDx event about a variety of subjects including … Read More »

John River – Hope City II [Video]

John River – Hope City II [Video]

Mississauga, ON – Holy damn. John River just released the realest rapidfire on us with the video release for “Hope City II,” … Read More »

John River on The Come Up Show (Podcast) [Interview]

John River on The Come Up Show (Podcast) [Interview]

London, ON – Another great podcast from The Come Up Show. This time they connect with Mississauga lyricist John River. He talks … Read More »

Lyrics To Go: Rap lyrics to appear on subway screens for National Poetry Month [News]

Lyrics To Go: Rap lyrics to appear on subway screens for National Poetry Month [News]

Toronto, ON – Lyrics To Go, an excellent mix of noteworthy participants – 10 Toronto area hip hop artists on subway platform … Read More »

John River’s Hope City presents The Journey (Documentary Trailer) [Video]

John River’s Hope City presents The Journey (Documentary Trailer) [Video]

Toronto, ON – John River drops off the trailer to The Journey, a documentary released by Hope City documenting the lives, paths … Read More »

Tonight: King Los with JD Era, John River & THEBLKHANDS in Toronto [News]

Tonight: King Los with JD Era, John River & THEBLKHANDS in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Originally posted Nov. 16, 2013 – If you’re in the GTA on Friday, Nov. 22, you’ll want to head … Read More »

John River’s 1 Year Anniversary of The Calm: Impossible [Video]

John River’s 1 Year Anniversary of The Calm: Impossible [Video]

Toronto, ON – A year ago today, rising artist, John River debuted his first mixtape titled The Calm. Since then, John River … Read More »

John River performs at That New North show in Atlanta [Video]

John River performs at That New North show in Atlanta [Video]

Toronto, ON – HipHopCanada had the pleasure of sponsoring an all-Canadian show at the A3C Festival in Atlanta last month. The show, … Read More »

A STiXXclusive Sitdown with John River [Interview]

A STiXXclusive Sitdown with John River [Interview]

On October 25th at Toronto’s 1st Annual Edutainment Convention presented by R.I.S.E Edutainment, Jordan Hayles aka Mr. STiXX of The Stixxclusive Blog … Read More »

King Los performing live in Toronto November 22 [News]

King Los performing live in Toronto November 22 [News]

Toronto, ON – In just a few weeks on November 22nd, Bad Boy Recording artist King Los will be taking the stage … Read More »

R.I.S.E Edutainment presents: The 1st Annual Edutainment Convention [News]

R.I.S.E Edutainment presents: The 1st Annual Edutainment Convention [News]

Toronto, ON – Beginning on Friday, October 25th and running through to Sunday, October 27th R.I.S.E Edutainment will be hosting The 1st … Read More »

John River – TWWD ft. The Flan [Audio] #A3C

John River – TWWD ft. The Flan [Audio] #A3C

Atlanta, GA – HipHopCanada’s That New North Showcase at the A3C Festival is only a few days away! In support of the … Read More »

Raz Fresco, John River, Rich Kidd, Blake Carrington – How Could You Judge Me? [Audio]

Raz Fresco, John River, Rich Kidd, Blake Carrington – How Could You Judge Me? [Audio]

Toronto, ON – This past weekend marked the 7th Annual Manifesto Festival in Toronto and to honour this event some of Toronto’s … Read More »

Catch John River at Manifesto’s Live At The Square concert in Toronto [News]

Catch John River at Manifesto’s Live At The Square concert in Toronto [News]

Toronto, ON – Mississauga’s own John River will be performing at Yonge-Dundas Square on Sunday, September 22 for the 2 O’Clock Fresh … Read More »

HipHopCanada presents That New North at ATL’s A3C Festival [News]

HipHopCanada presents That New North at ATL’s A3C Festival [News]

Atlanta, GA – We’ve been looking forward to sharing this news and it’s finally time to let the cat out of the … Read More »

John River – Wherever You Go [Video]

John River – Wherever You Go [Video]

Toronto, ON – Following the success of his debut mixtape, The Calm (Download here) John River releases a brand new video for … Read More »

R.I.S.E Poetry: Valentine’s Day Special on February 11th [News]

R.I.S.E Poetry: Valentine’s Day Special on February 11th [News]

Toronto, ON – The first time I was invited to a R.I.S.E Poetry (Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere) show I had no idea … Read More »

John River debuts new song at The Known Unknown [Video]

John River debuts new song at The Known Unknown [Video]

Toronto, ON – Amongst the other amazing performances at The Known Unknown on January 20th, 18 year old John River took to … Read More »

Andreena performs music from new mixtape at The Known Unknown [Video]

Andreena performs music from new mixtape at The Known Unknown [Video]

Toronto, ON – The Known Unknown is an amazing monthly showcase series, created by Tika Simone, that gives rising Toronto artists an … Read More »

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