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Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

Ain’t No Way: Dartmouth’s FoFF & Octave team up for new single

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OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

OVO releases Eric Dingus’ HAW III mixtape & The Chopstars remix

Houston, TX – OVO has uploaded the third installment of the annual mood-setting HAW mixtape; a soundtrack to the Houston Appreciation Weekend … Read More »

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Drake vs. Joe Budden: No Shopping, Afraid & some background on the beef

Toronto, ON – As the internet weighed in on Drake’s diss to Joe Budden, by way of his verse on French Montana’s … Read More »

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Day 4: Belly makes hometown return at Ottawa Bluesfest with special guest Travis Scott

Fans surrounded Bluesfest’s City Stage in droves on Sunday to watch Ottawa’s most successful MC to date do his … Read More »

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Belly goes gold with “Might Not;” Gears up for hometown return at Bluesfest July 10

Ottawa, ON – In another monumental year for Ottawa’s own Belly aka Rebellyus, the Roc Nation/XO artist and songwriter makes a big … Read More »

Drake, Jazz Cartier, Kaytranada & more make the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List

Drake, Jazz Cartier, Kaytranada & more make the 2016 Polaris Music Prize Long List

Whitehorse, YT – On Jun. 15, the annual Polaris Music Prize (presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media) Lost … Read More »

Major Key: DJ Khaled promotes new album with hot summer anthem For Free featuring Drake

Major Key: DJ Khaled promotes new album with hot summer anthem For Free featuring Drake

Miami, FL – With his forthcoming album announced, producer, record exec and Snapchat king, DJ Khaled, has officially dropped the project’s first … Read More »

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

BBMAs: Meek Mill wins Top Rap Album, Drake wins Top Rap Artist; The Weeknd wins the rest

Las Vegas, NV – Hate him or love him, Meek Mill continues to make headlines long after the beef with Drake which … Read More »

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards – Part 1

Calgary, AB – On April 3, the country celebrated Canadian music at the 45th Annual JUNO Awards inside Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Sarah … Read More »

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

The complete list of 2016 JUNO Award winners

Calgary, AB – The 2016 JUNO Awards, honouring Canadian music achievements, were presented in Calgary this past weekend by CARAS (Canadian Academy … Read More »

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

The Weeknd brings out XO/Roc Nation signee Belly at the JUNO Awards

Calgary, AB – Despite the Rap Recording of the Year category being once again relegated to the JUNO Awards pre-gala event – … Read More »

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

The HipHopCanada Guide to the JUNO Awards

Today is the official kick-off to JUNO Week in Calgary … Read More »

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

For No Good Reason: We caught up with Nixxon to break down his new EP

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Nixxon (formerly JesseRay) just hit us with his latest project drop; a tight little five-track EP titled … Read More »

Nixxon just dropped his new EP titled For No Good Reason

Nixxon just dropped his new EP titled For No Good Reason

Toronto, ON – Toronto artist Nixxon (formerly known as JesseRay) just dropped his highly anticipated new EP titled For No Good Reason.
This … Read More »

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 »

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