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Archive Tagged ‘The Weeknd’

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

2016 JUNO Awards: Drake, Kardinal, k-os & more nominated for Rap Recording of the Year

Toronto, ON – After months of waiting patiently, CARAS has finally revealed the nominations for the 2016 JUNO Awards taking place in … Read More »

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Understanding Summer Sixteen: With Meek Mill digested, Drake sets his sights on bigger targets

Listening to Episode 14 of OVO Sound Radio earlier tonight, it’s clear … Read More »

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

We got it live: 2015 West Coast Concert recap

Vancouver, BC – 2015 was an excellent year for concerts on the West Coast. Vancouver was blessed last year with more than enough monumental … Read More »

Here’s what happened when The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to Calgary

Here’s what happened when The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour to Calgary

Calgary, AB – On Nov. 29, XO’s kingpin, pop megastar The Weeknd brought The Madness Fall Tour through the Saddledome in Calgary. … Read More »

The Weeknd, Drake lead Canadian nominees for 58th Grammy Awards

The Weeknd, Drake lead Canadian nominees for 58th Grammy Awards

Los Angeles, CA – The nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced yesterday via a press release posted on the … Read More »

Slim Jesus: “Drill Time” rapper talks Birdman call, The Weeknd, Ottawa show & more

Slim Jesus: “Drill Time” rapper talks Birdman call, The Weeknd, Ottawa show & more

Ottawa, ON – It started as the first stop of a 3-date Canadian leg for Slim Jesus’ Young & Ignorant tour, but … Read More »

The Weeknd Takes Vancouver Behind The Madness

The Weeknd Takes Vancouver Behind The Madness

Vancouver, BC – 2015 has been the year of Toronto musician Abel Tesfaye, better known to the world as The Weeknd. His soulful … Read More »

XO artist and songwriter Belly signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

XO artist and songwriter Belly signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Toronto, ON – Ottawa native and XO affiliate Belly has officially signed with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s Roc Nation, as confirmed in … Read More »

The Weeknd ‘obliterates’ first stop of The Madness Fall Tour in hometown of Toronto

The Weeknd ‘obliterates’ first stop of The Madness Fall Tour in hometown of Toronto

It’s been an AMAZING week for homegrown … Read More »

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

2016 JUNO Awards: Nomination submissions accepted until Nov. 13

Calgary, AB – CARAS has officially opened the doors for submissions to the 2016 … Read More »

Amidst controversy: Kanye West, Pitbull & Serena Ryder to close out Pan Am Games

Amidst controversy: Kanye West, Pitbull & Serena Ryder to close out Pan Am Games

Toronto, ON – Kanye West will be closing out the 2015 Pan Am Games on July 26 along with Miami’s Pitbull and … Read More »

Belly – Might Not ft. The Weeknd [Audio]

Belly – Might Not ft. The Weeknd [Audio]

Toronto, ON – Ottawa-native and XO-affiliate Belly recently dropped a new project titled Up For Days. One of our favourite tracks on … Read More »

Belly – Up For Days [Mixtape]

Belly – Up For Days [Mixtape]

Ottawa, ON – Palestinian-Canadian and XO affiliate Belly returns with a new project showcasing a seasoned delivery and new lease on music.
“This is … Read More »

Travis Scott’s Rodeo Tour brings down the house in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

Travis Scott’s Rodeo Tour brings down the house in Toronto (Live Review) [Photos]

Toronto, ON – Over the course of the last seven years, I have worked with, have been on stage with, have learned … Read More »

3-time JUNO nominee Melanie Durrant releases sophomore album, Anticipation [News]

3-time JUNO nominee Melanie Durrant releases sophomore album, Anticipation [News]

Toronto, ON – Anticipation is defined as a feeling of excitement for a pending occurrence, or the act of preparing for a … Read More »

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

2015 JUNO Awards nominations announced for Rap Recording of the Year [News]

Toronto, ON – Nominations for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced this morning at the Danforth Music Hall and HipHopCanada was on … Read More »

Dutchy’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Dutchy’s Picks: Top 10 Canadian Rap Videos of 2014 [Article]

Ottawa, ON – A little late to the party. This should be the last of our “Best Of” content, though. We had … Read More »

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Top 10 HipHopCanada Posts of 2014 [Article]

Toronto, ON – 2014 was a big year for us, here at HipHopCanada. In case you’ve missed the memo, we’re celebrating our … Read More »

The Weeknd – Earned It [Audio]

The Weeknd – Earned It [Audio]

Toronto, ON – The Weeknd makes an appearance on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. Check out “Earned It” below. The movie … Read More »

Toronto rapper and XO affiliate Derek Wise (Get Home Safe) arrested [News]

Toronto rapper and XO affiliate Derek Wise (Get Home Safe) arrested [News]

Toronto, ON – According to reliable sources, Get Home Safe rapper and affiliate of XO/The Weeknd, Derek Wise, has been arrested on … Read More »

King of the Fall: Hometown love for The Weeknd in Toronto [Review]

King of the Fall: Hometown love for The Weeknd in Toronto [Review]

Toronto, ON – Toronto has a lot of hometown heroes in the vast world of urban music. Most notably is of course … Read More »

Nillie – I Got You (Prod. ShatterGlass) [Video]

Nillie – I Got You (Prod. ShatterGlass) [Video]

Calgary, AB – Nillie is gearing up to drop his forthcoming #SleepyheadzZz mixtape. So to get y’all hyped up on it, he’s … Read More »

Who is Canada’s hottest rapper?

Who is Canada’s hottest rapper?

Who’s the hottest rapper in Canada? We’re always looking to cover new artists so let us know who you think deserves it … Read More »

Belly – Dab Life [Video] #SOTD

Belly – Dab Life [Video] #SOTD

Ottawa, ON – After a brief hiatus, reBELLYus returns with a new campaign fueled by the slogan “Belly Is Dead.” But there’s … Read More »

Derek Wise – Kenzo [Video] #SOTD

Derek Wise – Kenzo [Video] #SOTD

UPDATE: After a crazy response to Derek Wise’s “Kenzo” banger, we’re bring the track back as our Song of the Day. Stay … Read More »

ScHoolboy Q hits Olympia De Montreal on Sept. 20; Toronto on Sept. 21 [News]

ScHoolboy Q hits Olympia De Montreal on Sept. 20; Toronto on Sept. 21 [News]

Montreal, QC – After the successful release of his first major label album earlier this year, Oxymoron, ScHoolboy Q brings his highly … Read More »

The Weeknd – King of the Fall (Dir. Glenn Michael) [Video]

The Weeknd – King of the Fall (Dir. Glenn Michael) [Video]

Toronto, ON – Check out the highly anticipated video for “King of the Fall” by The Weeknd to promote his new upcoming … Read More »

Ant Bradford – Confident / 0 to 100 / Recognize (Remix) [Audio]

Ant Bradford – Confident / 0 to 100 / Recognize (Remix) [Audio]

Portland, OR – Freshman rap artist Ant Bradford released his remix to Justin Bieber’s hit song “Confident” this week, being the first … Read More »

The Bass6 – Lucid Dreams Vol. 5 [Mixtape]

The Bass6 – Lucid Dreams Vol. 5 [Mixtape]

Toronto, ON – The Bass6 production duo recently launched the fifth installation in their Lucid Dreams series. In case you haven’t been … Read More »

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

JesseRay: from XO to 1990 [Article]

Toronto, ON – Originally published April 4, 2014 – Earlier on this year, StarCity Music’s own JesseRay (formerly affiliated with The Weeknd) launched … Read More »

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