Let’s talk about Public Enemy

We’re going to listen to It Takes a Nation… hang out, have a drink and vent together, tonight PLUS the best rap, soul, electro and street art events this week.

shineI’m not sure fate could have dealt a more significant moment in Canadian history to talk about Public Enemy.

Come with me to the edge of panic tonight at St-Henri’s BBAM! Gallery. We’re gonna listen to both sides of It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back on wax, hang out, have a drink and vent together. We’re gonna party for our right to fight. 3255 St-Jacques W., 7–9 p.m., $15 (includes 2 beverages or 2 $5 vinyls or mix ‘n’ match)

Wherever you party this week, party right.

Friday: MIMS brings the sunshine all the way from Cali with DJ Day. It’s Lexis’s birthday, too, and he and Asma bring the noise. 2109 Bleury, 1o p.m.

Also comin’ with that Cali heat, indie prince Freddie Gibbs hits Underworld. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 9 p.m., $35

Saturday: The Goods‘ Scott C and Andy Williams receive former Portishead tour DJ Andy Smith at la Sala Rossa. 4848 St-Laurent, 10:30 p.m., $15

Wednesday: Watch the paint fly at Beaux Degats. Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste-Catherine E.), 7 p.m., $5
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