One year ago today, we were all up in the ALIFE backyard celebrating Danny Brown’s XXX on the eve of it’s release. Danny, A$AP Rocky and Nick Catchdubs performed to a packed sweatbox crowd, and you can check the recap video above (and some pics from Brook Bobbins after the jump). We also dug up a few of the commemorative FG x ALIFE tees from the archives, which you can grab on our webstore. Act fast! Read More
For those of you who checked out Drake’s album you may have noticed I’m scratching on song #5, “Show Me A Good Time”. Here’s the story of how that came about.
You could think that there was some sort of Canadian connection, or even a Kanye connection for that matter. But there wasn’t. When So Far Gone came out last year and Drizzy’s buzz went through the roof of the stratosphere of the ceiling of the galaxy, I remember thinking “wow, this is interesting, this is the first time there’s a Canadian rapper that I know absolutely nothing about.” Canada, while being a huge country on the atlas, has a very small music biz. Having been active in it for over a decade, I can tell you that usually everyone knows everyone. But the truth is, I left Montreal 4 years ago and Drake is pretty young, so in my view he just came out of nowhere. Read More