The Led Zeppelin of hip hop marked the silver anniversary of their classic debut LP with a (nearly) all hands on deck show.
* AIM Festival
* Vans Park Series at Olympic Park
* Wu Tang Clan at Place Bell
* A Very Deviant Pride at la Sotterenea
* Cadence Weapon b2b Jacques Greene
A report (and confession) from the occasionally infamous Montebello music fest.
Toronto’s BadBadNotGood is a jazz trio for hip hop fans, and vice versa.
* Vote for the Best of MTL!
* Montreal Roller Derby presents Team Smack vs. Team Tush
* GZA lecture & show
* Burlesque stars Mlle Oui Oui Encore & Thea d’Ora
* Skurge album launch at O Patro Vys
* Shoegayz dance party at Playhouse
* Jonathan Reid Sévigny launches The Sweetsburg Archives
* Wu-Tang Clan at Olympia
* Beaux Dégats at Foufounes Électriques
* Tom Howell launches The Rude Story of English
* The Peopl’s Comedy with Mike Paterson
* RYAN Playground plays En Cachette’s Lucky You
Hip hop at Pop Montreal, Danny Brown, Wu-Tang news and more.
* Fiona Annis workshop
* History of Games International conference
* Québec Love dance party
* Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA presents The Man With the Iron Fists
* Sonic Avenues & co. at Brasserie Beaubien
* Fringe closing party + Frankie Awards
Queens legend Cormega, an ex-con, couldn’t get into the country for his show here last night, but a notoriously difficult border crossing has never stopped rappers from name-checking Montreal and Quebec.
* Beer fest in Chambly
* Trigger Effect tour launch
* Rock the Bells screening