Hip-Hop/Rap


Cadence Weapon wins 2021 edition of $50,000 Polaris Prize

For his album Parallel World

In Concert Photo Gallery: 15th Anniversary edition of Manifesto

September 11, 2021

Smiley: Drake-backed rapper goes “Over the Top”

His unique vocal style poised to make waves in the U.S.

Calamine wins 2021 Prix Félix-Leclerc

SOCAN awards her a $2,500 cash prize

Sarahmée: Welcome to Her Life

“If I don’t take the place I deserve with this album, no...

The eclectic journey of Don Mills (aka Miloš Angelov)

Classical violinist, live/session bassist, hip-hop producer,...

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

Jenius: Producer’s intuitive fluidity, organic relationships, pay off

Working with Polo G, Travi$ Scott, KILLY, Anders

Upstarts: Jay Jay

The 12-year-old rapper has a battle to fight

QCLTUR: All for One

Is Québec’s hip-hop scene tighter than ever?

Joyce N’Sana gives meaning to her songs

The Révélation Radio-Canada is ready for takeoff

In the Spotlight: Ebhoni

Vulnerable songwriter takes control of her craft

Leonard Sumner earns 2021 Indigenous Songwriter Award

With $10,000 prize, as part of the Indigenous Music Awards

SOCAN Satellite Sessions: BOYFRN

Third of four exclusive weekly videos for Black Music Month

Video: JUNOs 2021 – Kaytranada

Virtual press room interview with winner of Dance Recording ...

Get to know some of our 2021 SOCAN Award winners!

Via video interviews with Ian Cusson, Harm Franklin, Madelin...

Apply now for 2021 SOCAN Foundation Awards of more than $97,000 in total

For Young Composers, Emerging Screen Composers, and Young Ca...

In the Spotlight: Boslen

Eclectic singer-songwriter explores vulnerability

ICYMI: The Weeknd wins 10 Billboard Music Awards for 2021

Fellow SOCAN member Drake is named Artist of the Decade

The Weeknd dominates 2021 Billboard Music Award nominations, with 15

Fellow SOCAN members Drake and Tory Lanez earn seven and thr...

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