If you don’t know - you better recognize Hip Hop Week MTL is happening March 15th - 21st - Panels, Cyphers, Workshops, Speakers and performances in exploration and in celebration of Hip Hop. This ambitious full week programme was put together by four independent McGill student and rabid hip hop fans and is fully endorsed and supported by CKUT. It is also in benefit of No Bad Sounds .

Here’s the line up:

Sunday March 15th We kick things off with a Silent Disco @ 2pm, Parc LaFontaine corner Napoleon

Monday March 16th 6pm - 8pm Keynote speaker Dr. Jeffrey OG Ogbar “We Are Hip Hop” McGill Leacock Rm 132 8pm - Urban Science presents #LeCypher Le Bar Bleury

Tues. March 17th 11:30am- 1:30 HSA presents Music & Movement a panel featuring Prof. Jeffrey Ogbar from the University of Connecticut will be joined by Prof. Michelle Cho from East Asian Studies, Prof. Shanon Fitzpatrick from History, and Prof. Bronwen Low from Education. 6:00pm - 8pm - Big Booty Ho’s: A Panel on Hip Hop Feminism, Gender & Sexuality FDA Adams Bldg McGill University

Wed. March 18th - 3:00 - 6pm - Flava in Ya Ear: Beat making workshop with Freddie Joachim SSMU Madeleine Parent Room McGill 3:00pm - 4:30pm Uknowhowwedo: Hip Hop Feminism with Nathalie Down SSMU McGill Univ. Room B-30 5:00pm - 7:00pm Verses from the Abstract: Workshop with Lou Piensa of Nomadic Massive SSMU McGill University 9pm - 1:00am No Bad Sounds Local Arts Showcase

Thurs. March 19th 5:00pm - 7:30pm Fight the Power - Panel on Hip Hop Activism & Revolution Rm 26 Leacock McGill Univ. 10:00pm - 3:00am - Bust-A-Rhyme: Cypher & Open Mic

Fri. March 20th 4:00 - 6:15: The Language: An Open discussion with Dr Awad Ibrahim on hip hop linguistics, the N-Word & the accessbility of rap. Rm 203A Madeleine Parent McGill University

6:30 - 3:30pm A Conversation with Jean Grae Concordia Univ 1455 Blvd De Maisonneuve Ouest Rm 110

10:00pm - 3:00am - Jean Grae & Special Guest Live in Concert @ Le Belmont 4483 St. Laurent Blvd.

Sat. March 21st 4:30 - 7pm: A Conversation with Rakim -“the God MC” Leacock Bld Rm 132 McGill Univ.

10:00pm - 3:00am - Rakim Live in Concert with opening acts Gabe Nandez & Nomadic Massive @ Le Belmont 4483 St. Laurent

for more information go to:

Hip Hop Week MTL