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 […]

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 […]

Coasting Towards Greatness with Green Hypnotic [Interview]

If there is one individual who we can say is a quintessential representation of our city’s new generation of rap artists, there is no doubt in my mind that Green Hypnotic is that person. Independent, hard working and not afraid to stray off the beaten path, he has created his own brand, focusing on quality […]

Interview: I don’t even notice that I am a “female” rapper – Starrlight (Netherlands)

One of the best things of social media, is knowing what’s happening in music on an international scale, not to mention, being able to interact with artists from other countries. I came across Starrlight as I was scrolling through my FB searching for new music. Cincinnati rapper Lord Lhus had posted a Youtube link for a track […]

Chicago’s The Palmer Squares Embark on First Canadian Tour With Stops in Montreal, Kingston, Toronto & London

Chicago’s underground rap scene is like no other, with insanely talented acts like Kanye West and Chance The Rapper who have exploded onto the mainstream, and other polarizing figures like Chief Keef who have definitely changed the way we view violence in America. You’ve really got every polar opposite, from conscious to knocked out unconscious. The Palmer […]