An interview with the alt-R&B artist, the first female signee to major U.S. rap label Top Dawg.
* The Festival of Films on Art screens two compelling docs at the Cinémathèque
* Garage/psych/rock band les Marinellis host a listening party for their new LP at l’Escogriffe
* Weekly stand-up showcase There’s Something Funny Going On at Blue Dog
* All things Kendrick at Korova DJ night $ucka Free Monday
And so is Osheaga’s hip hop programming. See the line-up details and this weekend’s top shows & parties here.
See new music videos by local folk, punk rock, rap and electronic acts here.
Listen to the track and read our interview with local MC/ singer and creative entrepreneur Jonathan Émile here.
Our critics present their year-end Top 10 Albums lists.
Does the new LP by Kendrick Lamar really live up to the hype? Plus a new single by transatlantic act Oh Minnows and a video by A Place to Bury Strangers wherein tons of kids’ toys get destroyed. Pyromaniacs, welcome.
It’s all hip hop today, with local producer Conn-Shawnery, a new track by Azealia Banks and a video by Talib Kweli, Kendrick Lamar & Curren$y.