Hip Hop You Don’t Stop / Elementakiza Photo Recap

Now THAT was intense! This past week end really showed us that the core principles upheld by Hip Hop culture are still going strong in the Côte-des-Neiges and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce communities. Girlz N’ Hip Hop and Elementakiza , two events that were held as part of Hip Hop You Don’t Stop Urban Arts Festival, were both major successes for different […]

Carlos Guerra Launches His Photography Portfolio Website [Pics]

Though photos are a depiction of reality, they can take your imagination to undisclosed locations, as long as there’s a decent photographer with a good eye behind the lens. Carlos Guerra, who just launched his website, is one of the few people able to capture a moment and add a twist of magic to it, […]

Under Pressure 2014 Photo Recap

On August 10th and 11th, the Under Pressure International Graffiti Convention ran a 19th installment and topped the week-end with a legendary performance at Foufounes Électriques with the Godfather of Hip Hop, Afrika Bambaataa (see our interview here). There were awe-inspiring b-boy/b-girl competitions, skakeboard competitions, live musical performances, DJ sets and of course, graffiti all […]

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 […]

Review: GZA Goes Out With a “Big Bang” at Lecture and Concert

The Wu Tang Clan‘s diverse canon of work was on full display Saturday, as the McGill University received GZA for a lecture on how science affected his life and how it helped him understand what surrounds him. It was an intriguing lecture although I must say he didn’t seem all that comfortable just yet. Understandably, grabbing the […]