Duelo en el Desierto Vol. 9 [Trailer]

Vícar is a small town in the south of Spain where not much happens all year long, except for mid-January when there is a large b-boy gathering and competition called “Duelo en el Desierto“. For this 9th edition, one of the judges was Montréal’s own Fléau from Sweet Technique. Peep the first of two trailers […]

Heavy Soundz – Alza La Mano [Audio]

Los compas de Heavy Soundz están de vuelta con un nuevo sencillo, Alza La Mano, donde proclaman alto y fuerte su amor por la raza humana, todos colores confundidos. La canción, que tiene tonos hip hop, ska y rock, será incluida en el nuevo maxi EP del grupo titulado Cuatro Vientos, que saldrá este 28 […]

Ben Aka L’indien ft. Chuck James – De Part et d’autre [Video]

En attendant son prochain video avec Cheak13, Ben Aka L’indien propose un exercice d’acrobatie phonétique et conceptuelle dans son nouveau clip pour De Part et D’autre avec Chuck James sur le beat.

Uni-Verse-Soul – W.A.R. (ft. Stray Pome) [Video]

The new year is bringing a new crop of high quality HipHop. This time, it’s two of Montréal’s most underrated emcees, Omar Falcon and Madhi (Heavy Soundz) who together are Uni-Verse-Soul, a trilingual project. Their first single W.A.R. (What A Relief) featuring BK representative Stray Pome, is a prime example of old meets new, with modern, crisp flows […]

Canada’s Touring Fee for International Artists? I’m All For It

Back in 2009, when Stephen Harper was justifying his government’s $45 million in cuts to arts funding, he claimed that “ordinary people” don’t care about the arts. These comments sparked a massive backlash: the Canadian arts community has long been defined by its perceived lack of identity, especially in relation to the United States. Further, […]