Hip-Hop/Rap


Kardi and The Raptors

ESPN remix of “The Anthem” sparks his creative renewal

Dramatik is a being of light

The miracle of life, and the art of aging gracefully

In the Spotlight: Freeman Young

"It’s important that you don’t corner yourself too early...

White-B: Moving Heaven and Earth

New EP Blacklist sees him toning down without selling out

Manito Ahbee 2019 Video Interview: Leonard Sumner

Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album

In the Spotlight: COTIS

"I'm really trying to make bangers"

Loud’s album Tout ça pour ça, Track by Track

King of Québec rap shows no sign of slowing down

FouKi: Staying Positive

Still on the rise with ZayZay

Notifi: “The Beat is Everything!”

Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise

Drake becomes Billboard Music Awards’ most-honoured artist ever

After winning 12 out of 17 nominations at 2019 edition

Snotty Nose Rez Kids use their voice to empower

Fostering purpose, pride, unity

Don’t miss Lantz “Cooking Beats” at 2019 Canadian Music Week

SOCAN also participating in six other panels at CMW

Haviah Mighty tells the powerful story of her life on the 13th Floor

Individualism, scrappy DIY sensibility, make her a hip-hop f...

Women in Québec’s increasingly inclusive hip-hop scene

Turning current debate into concrete action

Laurence Nerbonne: Playing with Fire…

…and syncing the sound of Québec pop to the rest of the w...

Producer/DJ Blank gets multiple beats on Nicki Minaj album

While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform

SOCAN Awards 2019 Video Interview: Jessie Reyez, Part Two

Up close and personal

SOCAN Awards 2019 Video Interview: Hit Producer Murda Beatz

Hugely successful beat-maker for Drake, Cardi B, Migos, Nick...

SOCAN Awards 2019 Video Interview: Jessie Reyez, Part One

How does she write her songs?

JUNOs 2019 Video Interview: Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Celebrating Indigenous life, re-branding insults for their o...