A look back at Phil Sparkz & Musoni’s launch party, feat. Detroit producer & Platinum Pied Piper Waajeed, through the lens of Dshade. PLUS a half-dozen guaranteed good times this weekend.
* Alison Bechdel speaks at Ukrainian Federation
* Simon Killer screens at the PHI Centre
* Triumph of the Wall premiere at Excentris
* The Black Angels, the Allah-las & Elephant Stone
* Franco Proietti Morph-Tet at BBAM!
* Jealous Lovers, Voytek and co. at Il Motore
Rape-condoning lyrics, lying and shitty rapping = the perfect package. PLUS what do you want from a hip hop column, besides event pointers? AND speaking of which, there are four shows, two DJ nights and one elephant in the Bell Centre that you need to see this week.
Recommending the very best hip hop books, about the business, the music and the legends, from Def Jam to Paul’s Boutique to Public Enemy + five shows you need to see this week
Shine on Scynikal, an anti-bullying PSA by David Hodges + the best Halloween parties & hip hop events this week (and into November)
Chops, beats, breakers and brew came together last Saturday in the Southwest at the third annual Funk n’ Jazz fest. See our gallery here.