by DARCY MACDONALD
Metal & hip hop collided last Sunday at Heavy Montreal & Under Pressure. Here's a feature report from the field, feat. Body Count, GrimSkunk, Fucked Up, Afrika Bambaataa & more.
The conclusion of our interview with the Original Gangsta gets into hip hop, TV, the Internet, music and how the medium and the message co-exist in the 21stt century.
We spoke to DJ Lexis, the founder of the influential MIMS blog and the 24 Hours of Vinyl webcast, ahead of Sunday's anniversary celebration.
Ice-T's metal band Body Count is playing Heavy Montreal this weekend, and we were lucky enough to speak to the rapper/rocker/actor last week. Here's part 1 of our conversation.
This was the moment that one Cult MTL reporter and his daughter had been waiting for.
We spoke to the Detroit rapper ahead of his set at Osheaga today.
We spoke to Montreal's own Chromeo about their sophisticated sound & being forerunners of the radio soul revival.
The Daily Show comedian tells us about the origins of his indignation, why Rob Ford is more human than the U.S. congress & where he hangs out in Montreal.
From a barf-soaked bed in Iowa City, the Rhymesayers rapper told us about the game-changing methods behind his latest record & his feelings about Macklemore.
The reggae phase is over and the rapper we used to know is back. He played the hits, toked the smoke and wore that jersey, but he's not looking like the seasoned pro we thought he was.
A pair of French DJs in Montreal, Noyl & Famelik, explain how they found their way to scratch DJing, moved to Montreal & met at Piknic Électronik.
The definitive '90s hip hop diva played Olympia. And it was good.
* See Ari Folman’s new film The Congress on the big screen
* It’s Burger Week!
* Piknic Électronik Labour Day edition
* The Segal’s stage production of The Graduate
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