BUTCHER T WAS THERE - YOU SHOULD BE TOO

Hosted by: Northside Hip Hop Archive and the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI)

Join us in Montreal as we celebrate the city’s rich hip hop history at “I Was There!”—a national archiving initiative organized by Northside Hip Hop Archive.

We will be celebrating Butcher T’s contribution to Montreal’s hip hop history musical tributes by Nomadic Massive, Strange Foots & Narcy.

Butcher T will be interviewed by Duke Eatmon & Kapois Lamort

FREE Event *Unfortunately, this venue is not wheelchair accessible

Anthony “Butcher T” Scharschmidt brought New York style hip hop DJing to Montreal, and provided musical accompaniment on Canada’s first urban music radio show alongside Michael Williams on CKGM’s Club 980 in Montreal. Butch continues to wow new and old fans alike. Butcher T’s Noon Time Cuts began in 1992 and is still serving up the jams every Friday from noon - 2pm on CKUT 90.3fm. Previous to this (1988- 92) Butcher T was part of the West Indian Rhythm crew. Butcher T and host Howard “Stretch” Carr also ran a record store on Atwater Street where they provided the latest in reggae, soca, R&B, hip hop, funk and disco too many of Montreal’s djs and music lovers. Butch currently has several media projects in the works, which include: net radio, recording projects and sound engineering. In 2006 Butch also attended the Stylus awards and during that evening two Hall of Fame awards were presented. Toronto’s Sunshine Soundcrew and Montreal’s Butcher T were the first DJ’s admitted into the Stylus DJ Awards Hall of Fame.