|POP Montréal, 10 Kilos et Lookout présentent :Lil Bavec
Luniceet Cadence Weapon (DJ Set)21 septembre 2012
*événement tous âges*
Natif de Berkeley, en Californie, Brandon « Lil B » McCartney atteint le Billboard 200 à l’âge de 15 ans en compagnie de son groupe The Pack. Sa pièce « Vans » connaît un succès national et jouit d’une distribution à l’échelle mondiale sous étiquette Jive Records.Sa carrière véritablement lancée, Lil B enregistre près de 3 000 chansons, collabore avec des artistes de la trempe de Travis Barker et de Lil Wayne, reçoit plus de 100 millions de visionnements sur YouTube et enrôle une armée de fans grâce à son style créatif et à son originalité sans pareil dans l’industrie du divertissement d’aujourd’hui.Lil B est également un auteur publié et l’architecte du mode de vie « Based », une philosophie qui encourage les jeunes gens à aspirer à la réussite et au bonheur à travers la pensée positive et la création artistique.
Brandon “Lil B” McCartney of Berkeley, CA penned his first Billboard 200 hit at the age of 15 with his group The Pack. His song “Vans” received nationwide airplay and worldwide distribution through Jive Records, launching Lil B’s career as a recording artist. Since his early successes, Lil B has recorded nearly 3,000 songs, collaborated with artists including Travis Barker and Lil Wayne, racked-up 100+ million views on YouTube, and developed an army of online and real-world supporters with a creative style and originality unmatched in the entertainment industry. Lil B is a published author and the architect of the “Based” lifestyle – a philosophy encouraging young people to strive for success and happiness through the pursuit of positive thinking and creative expression.
Big welcome home to the homie Lunice, who's just coming off a whirlwind of European and Australian dates that followed our Pop Montreal show with Araabmbuzik in September. We caught up with Lunice before his set to rap about his new EP, One Hunned, his collabo with Ango and Prison Garde: Nouveau Palais, and whats next for the local producer turned globetrotter.
Lunice catches a couple days at home before heading out on a final tour of 2011, across the U.S. & Canada in November. Hats off to Montreal's finest young son. Get it! One Hunned.
Current darling of blogs and bootie-shakers alike, Azaelia Banks is on a one way ticket to the top right now. We caught up with her after she wowed the crowd with rapid fire raps at our Pop Montreal 2011 show. Away from the stage it's clear that beneath her exuberant persona lies a remarkably humble and self-effacing character for someone so talented.
It's easy to be dazzled by Araab's outrageous skill with an MPC. Sure, the guy knows his way around the buttons and knobs, but Araab's greatest skill is the precision with which he matches his samples to drums. There's no other way to put it, the man is a musician's musician. We were lucky enough to catch up with Araab after our show at Pop Montreal 2011 and spend some time with a producer who is surely only at the start of a long and successful career.
Kingdom has been around the musical block, so to speak. Over the last few years he's put in the hours and put out a range of genre-defying and forward-thinking tracks on a number of great labels. In fact he's even recently started his own imprint 'Fade to Mind'. First release on Kingdom's label? The 'Timesup EP' by Nguzunguzu, a duo similarly respected for pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance music. We managed to catch up with both Kingdom and Nguzunguzu before our show at Pop Montreal 2011, and the meeting of wise experience and youthful verve was as insightful off stage as their music is bumping on it.
Photos from the night over here.
'Star quality'. They say you're either born with it or you're not. By that definition Kid Sister must have some of the best genes in show-business right now. Not only do her beats sparkle with the pizazz we would expect from a protege of Kanye West, but off stage she has the charisma to match. Her effortless charm almost disarmed our entire crew when we caught up with her for a chat before her show at Pop Montreal 2011.
photos by foryourbenefit.ca - view the full album here.