Hip-Hop/Rap


In the spotlight: grandson

Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it

Yes Mccan unpacks his album Oui (Tout, Tout, Tout, Toutttte)

“I’ve done enough stuff for exposure”

Entrepreneurs: Gavin Sheppard of Public Records

Allowing emerging urban artists to “get money, make change...

Chilly Gonzales: Composing for solo piano in focused isolation

“Gonzo” is a smart, funny, ambitious music creator

Ragers: A New Era

New album Raw Footage created in Paris, L.A., Montréal

MB: Ready to let it rip

“You ain’t seen the real MB yet”

“How I did it”: Grand Analog earns more than 65 song placements

Co-publisher explains their path to synchronization success

SOCAN hot on the scene at CMW 2018!

We present a session, grant an award, judge a competition, c...

In the Spotlight: Zach Zoya

From Rouyn-Noranda to the world

Publishing: Melissa MacMaster and 902HipHop

How she created a Nova Scotia hip-hop licensing platform

High Klassified: Maintaining Control

Collaboration with Future, The Weeknd changes everything

Karl Wolf releases single created at SOCAN-sponsored song camp

"Way Low" features rapper Nelly

KILLY: capturing the energy of the moment

Young, viral rap phenomenon works by feel

The Weeknd wins three honours at 2018 ASCAP Pop Awards

Also recognized: Alessia Cara, Frank Dukes, Doc McKinney, He...

JUNOs 2018 Backstage Video: Jessie Reyez

On winning a JUNO, singing painful songs every night

In the Spotlight: Elijah Will

Gordie Sampson Songcamp leads to working with Classified

Random Recipe: Always alive, “just like kombucha”

Ten years on, trio finds its way by covering its tracks

In the Spotlight: Manila Grey

Hip-Hop meets Filipino culture

Better Together: Séba & Horg

Their “Vintage à l’os” single turned out to be a happ...

Nate Husser: No Detours

From Posterz to Charlotte Cardin, Montréal rapper charts hi...