CAN Urban Music News

Heatwave - Young Motsami (Music video)

Heatwave – Young Motsami (Music Video)

Vancouver/Atlanta based artist HeatWave drops off YOUNG MOTSAMI, the lead single from his upcoming album THE MASSES VOLUME 3 HeatWaves pays homage to his heritage and his African name, given at birth in Thaba-Tseka, Lesotho meaning ‘traveller’. Not only does this record pay respects to culture but also family, specifically to HeatWave’s mother and his…

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble - Axe Somebody (Music Video)

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble – Axe Somebody (Music Video)

Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg, Canada based producer Frost Gamble drop new track, AXE SOMEBODY ‘Axe Somebody’ is a bonus cut and follows last month’s official single ‘Risk vs Reward’ featuring Sadat-X taken from the album ‘Black Beach‘ out on May 26th which includes additional guest appearances by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, and…

Snowgoons ft. Sicknature, Snak The Ripper & Block McCloud - Freedom (Music Video)

Snowgoons ft. Sicknature, Snak The Ripper & Block McCloud – Freedom (Music Video)

Another video off the highly acclaimed Snowgoons ‘Goon Bap’ album dropped today, for the track FREEDOM ‘Freedom’ marks an international collaboration as the German producer team is joining forces with Dane crew member Sicknature, Snak The Ripper from Vancouver/Canada and Brooklyn’s own Block McCloud. The ‘Goon Bap‘ album is available HERE www.snowgoons.de/ www.facebook.com/SnowgoonsMusic/ https://twitter.com/snowgoons https://instagram.com/realsnowgoons/

The Mighty Capeech - Distance In Time (Music Video) & EP (Audio/iTunes)

The Mighty Capeech – Distance In Time (Music Video) & EP (Audio/iTunes)

Canadian MC The Mighty Capeech releases his self titled EP along with the visuals to DISTANCE IN TIME ‘The Mighty Capeech‘ EP has an upbeat feel with boom-bap, Primo-style beats (heavy drums and soul samples) & raps that never disappoint. If you’re waiting for someone to bring that 90’s Hip Hop back. Capeech is your…

Camp Lo - Sparkle (Teck-Zilla Remix/Audio)

Camp Lo – Sparkle (Teck-Zilla Remix/Audio)

Teck-Zilla remixes Camp Lo’ SPARKLE taken from his debut album UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT It’s only fitting that Camp Lo’s classic debut, ‘Uptown Saturday Night‘, would celebrate it’s 20th anniversary on a Saturday (Jan. 28th). And to pay homage to one of the album’s standout tracks, producer Teck-Zilla shares his jazzy and smooth remix of ‘Sparkle’.…

Peter Jackson – Lord Forgive Me (Music Video)

Toronto based, Canadian emcee Peter Jackson has recently released the official video for his single ‘Lord Forgive Me’,  produced by Vokab Beats & directed by Montreal based Fatty Soprano. The visual was shot at St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto. The track is taken from the ‘Since I Was 16‘ Album. http://peterjacksonmusic.ca/…

Phlow ft. Khandie – Love It Or Not (Prod by. Teck-Zilla/Music Video) #PhlowFridays

After a successful run of a 4 week music campaign titled #PhlowFridays. The budding emcee Phlow wraps 2016 with a dancehall tinged single/video titled ‘Love It Or Not’ featuring up and coming singer Khandie. The song is essentially Phlow blocking out the naysayers and undesirable elements in order to stay the course to get what…

Phlow – Pent House (Prod by. Teck-Zilla/Audio) #PhlowFridays

Phlow kicks off her #PhlowFridays series with ‘Pent House’, an emotionally broody and somewhat off kilter track that exposes the Nigerian native’s vulnerability. On the Teck-Zilla produced track, Phlow collects all of her ‘pent’ up emotions, and ‘houses’ them in her head to process. Although this coping mechanism for the most part works to Phlow’s…

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: Project Canada: OTR Vol​.​1 (Audio/Limited Edition Cassette)

On The Radar is a new production series where MJM showcases entire albums to focused on features from producers that reside or represent a certain country. For this session they have some of their Canadian friends on the radar as they are happy to present, Project Canada. Face A: 1 Téhu – Brazze Séquence 2…

Teff Hinkson ft. Gallest – So Insecure (Music Video/Free Download)

Bajan singer/rapper Teff bursts back onto the scene on is new single, ‘So Insecure’ featuring international superstar Rihanna’s brother Gallest. Highlighting the female insecurities so magnified by modern culture, the track addresses social pressures, anxiety at parties and fake confidence on social media. Whilst the catchy hook and vocals, produced by Mohamed Haniff and Yuri…

Acetik & Daniel Son ft. Smoovth – High Noon (Prod. by Vic Grimes/Music Video)

Longtime Friends and Toronto Natives Acetik (of Bangerville) and Daniel Son (Crate Divizion) drop some heat on us for the end of summer with the aptly titled track ‘High Noon’. They recruited OG wordsmith, Hempstead’s very own SmooVth (of The Winners) for this certified magma-rock. This joint compares their urban surroundings to that of the…

Staasia Daniels – Hidden Gems EP (Audio/iTunes)

Toronto songstress Staasia Daniels has just released her debut EP project ‘Hidden Gems‘, premiering earlier today on Complex Music Canada, the project is now available on all streaming services. Much of the 11 song project are produced by Xpress aka DJ XP, with producers 5PieCE, Artclass, PDUB, Giangelo Power and others assisting with well rounded…

Urban Vault Exclusive: SITES ft. Royce da 5’9 & BOWZA – The Pain (UK Music Video Premiere)

6 weeks after ‘The Pain’ was recorded with Royce da 5’9 in Vancouver SITES was arrested and sent to prison for 6 years. After his release the video was made for the song in London while Prhyme was touring. This video is dedicated to Canadian rapper DY, aka Forrest Schab who introduced SITES and Royce.…

Fortunato – Ain’t Nobody Know (Prod. by Sean One/Music Video)

Fortunato delivered a clip for ‘I Am’ off of his ‘The Blue Collar‘ EP late last year, and now the Toronto rapper has dropped a video for ‘Ain’t Nobody Know’ from the same record. The track features production from Sean One, while the video comes courtesy of director Lucrative Sight. The new video tells the…

TassNata ft. Rich Kidd & Tona – Let’s Go (Prod. by Tone Mason/Audio)

It’s that time of year! Party season in the six and all across the board in Canada as they move into this good weather. Following a beautiful May long weekend, the Raptors tying things up against the Cleveland Cavaliers – They’re feeling pretty ecstatic up north right about now, so Vernon, B.C. ‘s TassNata decided to…

Mosimann & Djs From Mars – Somebody Call The Cops (Music Video + Beatport)

Djs From Mars and Quentin Mosimann team up for their new collaboration ‘Somebody Call The Cops’ (already supported by Tommy Trash, Firebeatz, Promiseland, Boostedkidz). The new track hits you with whip-cracking kicks, earth shattering bass, distorted synths and a sample that makes it very clear that the party isn’t stopping without the intervention of law…

Scumbag Inc Presents: Harsh Times & Large Lines EP (Audio/Free Download)

The young, aspiring Canadian duo Scumbag Inc releases their debut EP ‘Harsh Times & Large Lines’. Hailing from Calgary, Shameless and Dopesic bring you a project thats “written for the heart as well as the ears”. Harsh Times & Large Lines EP by Scumbag Inc https://twitter.com/scumbaghiphop1 www.youtube.com/channel/UChNWtZfHnBZmzey77b28_RA http://scumbaginc.bandcamp.com/

Lucas Dipasquale ft. Assassin – Come Home (Music Video)

Lucas Dipasquale ft. Assassin – Come Home (Music Video)

Following singles with Popcaan, Kardinal Offishall, Stylo G & Konshens, Lucas Dipasquale heads home to Canada to bring us the official video for ‘Come Home’ featuring Assassin (aka Agent Sasco). In true authentic style, the visual sees Lucas head to Assassin’s hometown Jamaica, and to the U.K where he’s been well received by radio tastemakers…

Audric Rose – No Fuxks Given (Prod. by Prezident Jeff/Audio)

Mississauga, Canada rapper Audric Rose presents ‘No Fuxks Given’, the new single from ‘Concrete Rose’, his forthcoming album set to feature DJ Agile, Hagler (who co-produced Drake’s ‘Furthest Thing’) and Wondagurl (who produced Jay-Z’s ‘Crown’). ‘No Fuxks Given’ is produced by Kevin Gates/Little Simz collaborator Prezident Jeff. Formerly known as Shocka, Audric released the music…

Peter Jackson x Brooklyn – Over Again (Prod. by Rup Monsta/Audio)

Over Again is the first record to drop off of Brooklyn & Peter Jackson’s Album, Two Side’s To A Story. This record, created in 2014, was recorded with Jackson during Brooklyn’s three week stay in Ajax, Ontario. Over the course of those weeks, the pair became close and would spend years solidifying their relationship through…

Andreena x Hardbody x Peter Jackson x P Dollaz – Good Chick (Prod. By Snaz Music/Audio)

‘Good Chick’ is the first record to be released off of Canada’s 9-0-Nickel Entertainment’s album ‘A Long Time Coming’, dropping this February. Featuring a plethora of Toronto’s Hip Hop’s finest, Andreena, Hardbody, Peter Jackson and P Dollaz, with production from Snaz Music ‘Good Chick’ is just a taste of what’s to come! https://twitter.com/andreenamusic https://twitter.com/ftHardbody https://twitter.com/pdollaz…