Lyricest – Apocalypse [Album]

La semaine dernière, Lyricest a lancé son premier album Apocalypse. Malgré la mini-controverse lancée par le journaliste chroniqueur Mathieu Bock-Côté du Journal de Montréal entourant l’utilisation du franglais dans le rap queb jeu, on s’attendait à ce que Québecor couvre ce lancement d’album où l’anglais et le français se chevauchent comme s’il s’agissait d’une seule langue hybride/bâtarde. On […]

Welcome to Dillaville [Show Review]

This past Thursday, the “Welcome to Dillaville” tour made a stop at Cabaret Underworld in Montreal, providing a great opportunity to pay homage to the incredible work of the late great J Dilla, who passed 8 years ago. The tour featured two groups who are significant to Dilla’s legacy: Slum Village as well as former […]

La Rue Music Samples Pink Floyd on “Screw Juice” EP

Ever wondered what Pink Floyd would sound like if they had come of age today? Though I don’t  think they would settle for a genre as formulaic as trap, the classic rock supergroup’s slow-paced experimental sounds blend pretty well over a downtempo 808 with snare rolls. This is what La Rue Music decided to bring to […]

End of the Weak 2014 – 4e édition avec l’invité spécial Kenyon (France)

Ce samedi 19 juillet, rendez-vous au Divan Orange, où cinq emcees s’affronteront dans la quatrième édition de la compétition End of the Weak 2014, considéré comme l’ultime ligue de emceeing au monde, avec la participation de 15 pays sur 5 continents et 22 villes dont Montréal. Le End of the Weak, qui en est à […]

Rockdeep Reunion

It’s going down tonight, Tuesday July 15th, at TRH Bar, formerly known as the Saphir Bar. RockDeep Reunion is coming back  to heat up the spot after 10 years. Back in the days, this classic Montreal Hip Hop event included deejays, bboys, emcees and live drummers. The night is set to respect and celebrate the essence […]