Trippin’ on words

Franglais forever, PLUS win a little guest list for Hip Hop Karaoke tonight and meet last month’s best performer, according to Cult MTL readers. ALSO Badbadnotgood, Ain’t No Love, Kaytranada, Karriem Riggins & more.

Pot-shots and punchlines

Rappers gone wild as Rick Ross, Chris Brown and even R&B hipster-bait Frank Ocean come to blows, PLUS the deets you need for the essential parties, DJ nights and other hip hop happenings in the city this week.

A Shiny kinda Xmas

The Shine presents your all-MTL hip hop holiday gift guide for all the heads on your list + big events to round out 2012, including Hip Hop Karaoke and the Hiram Key Project Part 2.