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Manila Grey

Manila Grey is one of the latest to enter the much-overcrowded field of artists who have come into popularity on Soundcloud. Many of these artists…

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Mouse Sucks

If the “sophomore album slump” is real, then 23-year-old rapper and producer Mouse Sucks must not know about it. From the first bass note in…

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JB The First Lady

Whether she is rapping, singing or performing spoken word, JB the First Lady‘s smooth vocals and agile flow make her a captivating storyteller. On her…

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MF Shabazz

From Brooklyn to Vancouver, independent rapper Aktu El Shabazz’s The Nigga Tapes is a cool-headed force marrying influences from both coasts. Released under the moniker…

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Prado

Q&A With Prado

“Everybody wants to be a famous artist, but are you doing things to make sure that your community is safe? Are you catering to the right people? I want my music and everything that I do to be oriented towards women of colour and women being comfortable. I’m fighting for accessible spaces.”

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Merkules

You are on your way to a job interview, an intramural flag-football game, or a tinder date and you are trying to get psyched. It’s…

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Lou Phelps

On his latest solo project 001: Experiments, Lou Phelps is not just standing out. He is having fun at it. The Montreal native has been…

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Sean Leon

The hook of “Matthew in the Middle” finds featured singer Daniel Caesar musing over the pains of class struggle, asking himself, “Is this Heaven or…

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Immerze

Too often, Vancouver is overlooked as a hub for talented hip hop artists. Unlike the 6ix, which has enjoyed unprecedented attention thanks to the success…

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JayKin

Waiting For JayKin

“You know life kind of hits you.”