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Let the rap battles begin

The four-year-old local branch of the End of the Weak battle brand hosts the world championships PLUS the best parties this week.

Heat breaking party making

Here's where you can stay woke this week on some good times, post-festival mania.

The Marvel Universe comes to life in Montreal

A review of the superhero show happening at the Bell Centre this weekend.

An interview with the Father of Hip Hop

Kool Herc is coming to Montreal this weekend as the guest of honour at the 20th anniversary edition of Under Pressure.

Wrestling goes metal at Heavy Mania

We spoke to local wrestler Shayne Hawke about what goes down in the ring at the Heavy Montreal music festival.

The Under Pressure festival is here

A comprehensive guide to the shows, parties and art events taking place as part of the 20th anniversary edition of the international graffiti festival.

Yasiin Bey did a stand-up comedy set in Montreal

A report on the world premiere of a comedy set by the man formerly known as Mos Def.

Time to get messy

Party, afterparty, repeat. Event recommendations for festival lovers and haters, and a heads up about a very special hip hop event around the corner.

Action Bronson is awful

He's a misogynist, a weak rapper and a jerk. But does that mean Osheaga should drop him? PLUS more rap beef and the best events this week.

The unbreakable lightness of Ellie Kemper

We spoke to the Office alumnus and star of Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt about being funny, channelling the old school and working with comedy legends.