Alaclair Ensemble “Musique Bas-Canadienne D’Aujourd’hui” 3LP

Alaclair Ensemble “Musique Bas-Canadienne D’Aujourd’hui” 3LP

A year and a half ago, my friend Kenlo handed me a CD called 4,99$ from Alaclair Ensemble. Little did I know that it would be the record that would pretty much renew my faith and interest in what Quebec has to contribute to hip-hop music. It was one of …

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Beats

Kenlo Craqnuques “Jeudi / Picots Cheapos”

It’s the return one of the 2 kings of the “piu piu” wave (the other being VLooper). Kenlo Craqnuques is one of our best and most original beatmakers in Quebec and Canada. He gets love from heads from Japan to LA. In fact, whenever I bring artists over for Montreal …

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Hip-Hop

Ogden “Le Magicien” – Video

Yet again more heat coming out of the Alaclair camp. For those of you who don’t know, Alaclair Ensemble is a collective of dudes who are all pretty fucking next-level if I may say so… They are responsible for bringing back enthusiasm and life into Quebec Hip-Hop which had been …

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Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Ze Rodrix “Esconderijo” (1976)

Eureka! That’s what any true hip-hop head yells out when he or she spots out a sample that he had been trying to uncover… It’s no secret that we have mad love for ALACLAIR ENSEMBLE, who have injected so much energy in a scene that needed it badly: Quebec hip-hop. …

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Future ClassicsVideo Digs

Future Classic: Eman ft. Modlee “Qui” (Produced by VLooper)

For real. Quebec beats and hip-hop are coming into their own. I think that in these past few years most dudes stopped caring about having a video on Musique Plus (our MTV), hoping to be on the radio (which is probably the worst in the universe). Finally in Quebec we’ve …

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Hip-Hop

Alaclair Ensemble live on Bande À Part

So proud to see my homies from Quebec rap supergroup Alaclair Ensemble do their thing. A) Because notwithstanding (good scrabble word) the fact that some of these guys are close friends, the music is absolutely dope! B) It’s not easy to make a living with rap music in Quebec. In …

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Alaclair Ensemble vs Onra “Rock Rien Du Tout / Send Me Your Love”

I’ve been bugging Kenlo and Maybe Watson for this for about 3 months now and finally it landed in my inbox! The boys from Alaclair Ensemble have so much love for my good homie, French beatmaker ONRA that they had to record some verses on top of one of the …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Accrophone Beat Session vol.1

Some Quebec City heat for you all. Accrophone are a duo that have been putting out tracks for about 5-6 years now and if you ask me they are now fully coming to their own. Claude Bégin and E-Man are also vital members of the Alaclair Ensemble collective (with Kenlo, …

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Hip-Hop

Alaclair Ensemble “Fussy Fuss” Video

Boom Boom Clap! Alaclair Ensemble take it to the dark alleys for this one. This is for everyone who thought they were jokesters, this is real shit son! For anyone who don’t know about them, they are a Quebec & Montreal collective that just put together probably the best hip-hop …

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Beats

Alaclair Ensemble – The Videography!

Alaclair Ensemble. The three official videos “Alaclair”, “Viande de cheval” and “Piles Comprises”

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Beats Hip-Hop

Alaclair Ensemble x Incubator

This is QUEBEC hip-hop at its finest right here. French meets English. Boom Bap meets 8-bit bassyness! The Incubator remixes Alaclair Ensemble, one of the best hip-hop projects to come out of Quebec in a long time!

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “4.99″

Download the new project from Quebec hip-hop collective ALACLAIR ENSEMBLE. So so dope shit! It’s been on repeat for the past 3 weeks.

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