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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Maude Raymond - Mellow Edit

Check out this dope video of Quebec born Maude Raymond. She is now showing off her talents south of the border competing against the world best freestyle skiers. She is definitely a fly girl and represents "La Belle Province" to the fullest! Shout outs to Robert Quinn for the edit.

Maude Raymond - Mellow Edit - Early 2012 from Robert Quinn on Vimeo.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Robert Clark Fleurant - King Beatboxer

Robert Clark Fleurant is slowly making his way up in Montreal as being a talented Big Man. He recently performed on Crescent street for the HYPE energy drink booth over Grand Prix weekend. Check out his beat boxing skills below and why FLY people come in all shapes and sizes.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Philippe Mastrocola June 12th at 4012 St. Denis

He has been making a name for himself on the Montreal Graffiti scene and gaining the respect of fellow art lovers. His hard work, passion and dedication have made him a sought after painter for murals in our beloved city. Phil will be holding his own personal vernissage next week June 12th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at 4012 St. Denis.

Spray Cam from Philippe Mastrocola on Vimeo.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Leila - Reste Ici

Talent beyond words and a proud Montrealer, Leila releases her newest track entitled Reste Ici.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Rebbecca Ferguson - Nothing's Real But Love

Listen to the voice, the lyrics and realize that there is Nothing Real But Love in this world. Ladies and Gentleman Rebecca Ferguson.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Selah Sue - Raggamuffin

She is a hidden gem about to be exposed to the international music scene. Belgian songstress Selah Sue brings a European vibe combined with Bob Marley lyrics on her hit song "Raggamuffin".

Monday, May 14, 2012

Michael Kiwanuka

Up and comer Michael Kiwanuka brings a modern age of acoustic inspired folk. Don't be surprise to see him perfom at Jay-Z's "Made in America" festival. Find his biggest hits to date posted below "Home Again" and "I'm Getting Ready".

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Montreal Parkour Free Run - MTL 551

Want to see a human fly? This is the trailer for the upcoming webseries called MTL 5-5-1 © which will show a city from a different angle. 5 Districts - 5 men - 1 city ; MONTREAL #stayfly #mtl551

Amos Joannides - Fire Escape (remix)

@AmosJoannides is a talent unlike no other and it is proving in this video. How many artist can recreate the full production of a hit song with no backing members? The way he sings the song only reflects his personality: caring, passionate and creative. The only question that needs to be asked is not if , but rather when will he take home his first Juno. Check the video below and leave your comments. @IMFlyMTL

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Simply Swagg Dance Studio - Kids (Mini Militia Freestyle)

Big shout out to our homie and I.M.Fly supporter Caroline Brassard for directing this video. Simply Swagg Dance Studio is located in Toronto and wanted to put a video together to show the innocence yet joy dance can spread. Caroline is one of the most underrated videographers in Montreal but she has many projects in the works that will definitely catch the publics eye in the near future. #stayfly

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Gilla Team - Jurasic Park

The Side C collective has formed a new group called Gilla Team. The boys took the extra step to make their debut video something to remember. This is definitelythe best video to be dropped by Montreal hip-hop group this year. Check the visuals and leave your thoughts.

Monday, April 16, 2012

2Pacf feat. Snoop Dogg - Coachella

Ladies and Gentleman welcome to the future of live performances. Snoop Dogg brought out a reincarnate hologram version of 2Pac at this years Coachella festival. Think about it, soon we can see a reunion of Notorious B.I.G, Big Pun, Big L and 2Pac all together on one stage sharing the same beat. Frank Sinatra? Bob Marley? Elvis? Our fallen musical heroes are soon to bed next wave of dead musical celebrities to be hitting the stage via hologram. There is no doubt the music industry will use this as another way to cash in on the death of deceased artists. Enjoy the video and #stayfly !

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Danny Rebel & The KGB - Pretentious Girl

Found this one while surfing the web, Danny Rebel & The KGB are a mainstay on the Montreal Ska scene.

Monday, April 9, 2012

#Pseudocracy by Philippos Balabanos

I.M.Fly is always looking for the best in homegrown talent. Montreal native Philippos Balabanos is a recent graduate of Trebas institute and has been slowly making his way up the ranks of the Canadian independent film scene.

His recent work #Pseudocracy has been submitted to the Greek America Foundation short film contest and he finds himself among the finalist to take home the grand prize. Also shoutout to I.M.Fly supporter Angelis Sarbanis for his acting debut! We've been able to hook up our loyal I.M.Fly fans with the film. Log into your Youtube account or Google to cast your vote, remember hit the LIKE button! #stayfly

Sunday, April 8, 2012

World's Largest Record Collection

This one goes out to all our old school DJ lovers. Check out the owner of the world's largest record collection, this is the type of stuff DJ's would give their first born to have.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Marco Volcy feat Corneille - Elle

Always stepping out of our boundaries, I.M.Fly brings this catchy french tune to our loyal followers entitled "Elle" sung by Marco Volcy and Corneille. This is definitely a love song that will gather strong airplay on Quebec radio stations. Check the video out below and leave a comment with your thoughts. @IMFlyMTL

Sunday, April 1, 2012

M A R L E Y - The Documentary of Bob Marley

One of the most anticipated documentaries ever, is set hit the big screen in a couple weeks on April 20th (what a surprise!) Bob Marley was more then a musician but a leader of peace, love and harmony due to his lyrics being felt by so many people across the globe. Take a step into his world through the eyes of those closes to him. Stay tuned for a detailed review of the film after its launch. One Love. @IMFlyMTL

Monday, March 26, 2012

My Ride to Slide filmed by Matthew Hood

Originally from Rockland, a small town near Ottawa, ON, Jean-Nicolas Carriere, the youngest of three brothers was always involved in organized sports during his youth. Jean-Nicolas attended McGill University on athletic bursary, provided by the Donald E. Meehan Intercollegiate Football Award. He was drafted 21st overall to the Toronto Argonauts, of the Canadian Football League, and finished his degree at McGill between CFL seasons, earning a B.A. degree with a double major in Industrial Relations and Sociology. Having only played in two seasons, Jean-Nicolas’ professional career was cut short by a shoulder injury he suffered in the off-season.

Dealing with a loss of identity, and a realization that his elite athletic career might well be over he was ready to throw in the towel. But, the intangible that brought him much athletic success in the past started to burn bright again and Jean-Nicolas found within himself a newfound motivation, and a new goal; to try and compete in the upcoming winter Olympics. After a year of hard work, training, and getting back into shape, Jean-Nicolas tested in an athlete identification camp for bobsled Canada and managed a performance worthy of an invitation to train with the National Canadian Bobsled Team in Calgary, Alberta. He is at the very beginning of his journey, in his quest to compete at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games. @IMFlyMTL

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Montreal Student Protest

I.M.Fly is nothing without the students of Montreal. They have been a big reason for the exposure and popularity we have on the island. They've supported us we will support them in the fight against tuition increases.

A 22nd of march in Montreal. from Bill Kesr Films on Vimeo.

Mac Miller - Loud

Mac Miller likes his music one way...LOUD! @IMFlyMTL

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Backpacker Music (Alee) feat Underground RealRoad (Big Bricc) - Basement

Shout out to our cousins at PopHDWR and our fly supporter Alee for this video. Underground RealRoad's Big Bricc sports the most popular Montreal based hoodie in the past year. Joining force with Alee of Backpacker Music, they drop lyrics that are smooth like butter. Studio Drex once again being the backdrop to another MTL hip-hop classic. @BigBricc @IMFlyMTL

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Full Course - Waiting On You

Second single from Full Course titled Waiting On You which is available with other solid track on his acclaimed album "Entrée". You can check his first single from the album called "Story Of My Life". Shoutouts to LabNoise for doing the visuals to both tracks.

Monday, March 5, 2012

K'Naan - Is Anybody Out There? feat Nelly Furtado

How can you not be a fan of K'Naan, one of the realest artist out. His latest single shows the daily struggles today's teenager faces. @IMFlyMTL

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Pumped Up Kicks - Dubstep

Just some fly'sh we found on the web. Dancer Marquese Scott doing his thing to Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People. #powerofdance @IMFlyMTL

Saturday, February 11, 2012

SkinDeep - Sample Clearance

@SkinDeepMTL @IMFlyMTL The man behind the music, the producer, the person who is usually responsible for getting fans to hit the repeat button but leaves all the glamour to the ones holdng th mics. That is one way to sum up Montreal's own SkinDeep or a simple way is to say he's one passionate dude when it comes to crafting music. The album starts with a shoutout by the who's who in the MTL hiphop community. Listeners are blessed with tracks from H-Man, Big Bricc of Underground RealRoad, Ceas Rock, ElonSkee, Rico Blox, Krazy K, Style and Substance, Mugz, Mr. Bits, SRH, DShade, The Narcicyst, Loe Pesci, Side C, L.E.S and so many more.

The album starts with a bang with H-Man and Krazy K teaming up on the appropriately titled track Heavy. SkinDeep shows how skilled he is with cutting and repositioning his hand picked samples. Like a well prepared chef each track is laid out for this talented line up of artist to feast upon. Listening to the track Smoke Dogs, J.Red of Style and Substance presents Montreal his improved lyrical skills and speeds up the pace of his delivery as SkinDeep seeps suddle zylophone melodies in the background. The next track "Baby" features MTL's youngest rap team The Black Glovez expressing their realities of today's love life. "Pointer" is like a family reunion and brings back memories of weekday mornings watching Seasame Street; The Narcicyst steps to the plate and reminds us why he is one of the most respected MCs not just in the province of Je Me Souviens but all of Canada; "So if you see me fly/ I'm (himmie) high laughing because the game rubed me the wrong way and let my Genie die, Aladdin!"

The following track SkinDeep shows us why he is one of the best producers in our city by sampling Frank Sinatra's "It Was A Very Good Year" and getting Mr. Bits spit a bedtime story about his past life and the movements he made to survive. Bits reminds us the joys of hustling at such a young age by proclaiming "Damn it felt good to be young and way overpaid!" . His lyrics on the track are picturesque and make us feel as if this track could be apart of Belly sequel soundtrack. H-Man gives some slick lyrics on "People In Your Area" and SkinDeep prodution makes this the perfect track to start your day. The cornet in the background along with the simple keyboard playing remind us a day full of promise ahead and being surronded by all your people. Hoshi is just some fun loving music where SkinDeep gets creative and sample a fun loving kid in the background. The quick playing piano with the simple drums keep any listners head tilting back and forth. Big Bricc Freddie 5ive, K. City, and Mr. Kon just keep it real throughout the track.

"Fair Warning" is a track that ranks as one of our favorites on the LP; L.E.S and Rico Blox show their lryical prowess by trading bars over SkinDeeps smooth beat and Drex's cuts. This track stayed on repeat so we could conceptualize every lyric as each bar is drowned with sysnonyms and rhymes of intelligence. Rico makes a statement to all rappers on the island by spitting "How the fuck you gonna romp with a 2 headed monster/ 4 legs and 4 arms and fire arms for arms to fire on more (rounds)/ When these lions form Voltron/ Hatters get to sweating, I suggest you roll on!/ Bars on the ceiling fan/ Over yea head/ Know the ledge/ Don't rock him when he's close to the edge/ Even in third person/ My POV felt/ I do for myself and beg for G-O-Ds help..." To sum it up Sample Clearance is much needed for RealCity, it shows that throughout the loses of Bad New Brown and Matt "Dutch" Garner the city is stll strong and knows the path to success is stronger together then apart. I.M.Fly makes this album a must listen so as a little gift we've provided the download link below. Give us your feedback and tell us which is favorite tracks.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Jay-Z & Kanye West - Ni**as in Paris

@WatchTheThrone @IMFlyMTL Jay-Z & Kanye, Kanye & Jay-Z doesn't matter which way you say they are undoubtedly leaders in their domains. Watch The Throne tour is becoming the hottest hip-hop concert of 2011, 2012 and rightfully so. Listening to the audio versions of their songs compares nothing to watching these two musical legends rocking the track live. True stage command and chemistry are on display in these videos; we've also thrown in a little bonus of the same song but live in Montreal. Enjoy and #watchthethrone

Monday, February 6, 2012

YOLO : You Only Love Once - Lysick featuring Krystale

@Lysick_Wasiu @krystalemusic #YOLO The best part about promoting artists is finding new ones and sharing them with the followers of our blog. Lysick a MTL lyricist's teams up with the songstress Krystal for the track titled You Only Love Once. The George Micheal sample matched with the scenery of downtown Montreal and mixed with these talented artists only makes sense this video is pushing a quarter of a million views. Watch the clip, enjoy the words and remember You Only Love Once.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sarah MK - Think Dat

@SarahMKmusic Nothing like listening to some heartwarming R&B on a cold winter night. MTL's own Sarah MK drops a new video entitled Think Dat. She brings a urban vibe with old school morals, that will make you tap your feet and snap your fingers. Sit back, relax, grab a warm drink and enjoy the soothing sounds of Sarah MK. @IMFlyMTL

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Nneka - Come With Me and Do You Love Me

@Nnekaworld @IMFlyMTL We at I.M.Fly are big fans of the music and message of Nneka Egbuna. Fresh off a tour with Nas and Damien Marley she preps the release of her second full length LP entitled "The Soul is Heavy". She is an singer, musician and most importantly a voice for those who can't speak. Enjoy!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Neto Yuth - Its Getting Harder

Big ups to Montreal's own Neto Yuth, an artists not afraid to break down langugage barriers with the power of reggae. Neto sings powerful lyrics of peace and love in French, English and Patois. Check out his video below entitled "Its Getting Harder" @IMFlyMTL

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Narcicyst - Fly Over Egypt

Music videos are usually meant as a way for an artist to promote their glorious self-centered lifestyle. Usually... but in this case, it a scenario of giving back to the community. What The Narcicyst has brought to your computer is the reality of another country; to the uninformed it may seem like another world. 

Rarely do we come across a music video that makes you think not about yourself, not about the artist but about the world we live in. The Narcicyst take us on a journey to Egypt, where he presents the many faces of one nation. The power of humanity is on display within every second of this artistic piece. 

The Narcicyst takes 4 minutes and 35 seconds to passionately teach us that the Egyptian people breath the same air, walk the same ground and swim the same seas because they are human just like you and me. @TheNarcicyst @IMFlyMTL

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Janelle Monae - Tightrope Live

@JanelleMonae @IMFlyMTL We've always been a fan of Janelle Monae, but what sets her apart from other artists is the enthusiasm she brings to her live sets, see for yourself.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Natasha Marie, Taurus and Smizzy HurryKane - Don't Mess

#TeamSuckmyswagg @NatashaTwiMarie @IMFlyMTL Great way to start off 2012 with a video by Natasha Marie, Taurus and Smizzy HurryKane doing their thing. Been a long time since we heard Natasha drop bars, but she proves why many in Montreal believe she's one of the top female MCs.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Beta Boys by Goon Squad

We have a lot of I.M.Fly supporters that love to hit the slopes and carve out their own path on hills. Shoutout to the Goon Squad for filming Dakota Nicholas, James Brady, Jimmy Egas, Justin Evans, Mike Harrington, Ross Kiernicki, Ryan Bischoff and Sawyer Blevins on the mountains in Northern Michigan skiing and snowboarding it up. @IMFlyMTL

Pop, Lock and Drop

Shoutout to Juste Debout for this footage of the semi-finals of their annual popping dance battle. Definitely cool to see the power of #dance.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A.TLC feat G.NAX - Show Me The Light

@orpheethemyth and @sherleygene team up with A.TLC for this sensual single titled "Show Me The Light". In the words of R.Kelly this is bump and grind music!

St. Ange - Second Nature

@Ry_Man16 drops the visuals to Montreal's own underground indie star St. Ange with her newest single "Second Nature". This angel is new to the I.M.Fly blog and we thought it would be fitting to also show her first video rightfully entitled "MTL" shot by Pila. @IMFlyMTL

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Making of Aura Wall

@IMFlyMTL Just another cool video we found while browsing the web. The art of street painting a.k.a graffiti.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Childish Gambino - Heartbeat

Can't get this song out our heads, Childish Gambino a.k.a @DonaldGlover showing his emotions on the track "Heartbeat" off his latest album Camp. Check out the live set and enjoy the I.M.Fly blog! @IMFlyMTL

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Dream World (Documentary on Parkour a.k.a Free Running)

This is what it looks like to be a human Fly! How many people you know can do this? Special thanks to Frank Sauer and Jason Paul. @IMFLyMTL #imfly

Common - Raw (How You Like It)

@Common drops a new video to the critically acclaimed album The Dreamer/The Believer. This one is entitled "Raw (How You Like It)" #thedreamer @IMFlyMTL

K-OS featuring Saukrates - I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman

Trailblazers @KOSinception and Saukrates @BiggSoxx take to the stage at last year's CBC Hip-Hop Summit to perform "I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman". @IMFlyMTL #realmusic

Thursday, January 12, 2012

LL Cool J and Dolby music - Boomdizzle

Collaborate in real time over the internet to make great music, by far one of the coolest software programs to come out in 2012. @IMFlyMTL @LLCoolJ @Dolby

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Mantra - Voodoo Music

Mantra is a renowned MC from Australia and proves to the world that there is more to his beautiful country then Kangaroos, Foster's Beer and those terrible UGGs. His music keeps growing and now it's time to introduce him to our I.M.Fly followers, Voodoo Music is the second single from his sophomore album. #StayFly @IMFlyMTL @Mantra_mc