Review of Main Street Live Summer Showcase at Fortune Sound Club.
Vancouver’s monthly showcase for live Hip Hop kicked off its latest installment in the ever comfortable surroundings of Fortune with an early crowd already eager for fresh sounds. A diverse bill including two full bands promised to be the opening of another chapter in the scene’s development, a promise that would be more than fulfilled.
First up to bat, Low Lux, Young Nige and DJ K-Rec of Friends With The Help come fresh off the release of their latest video “As The Light Hits You” and a string of high energy performances, taking the stage with ever sharpened wit and a controlled hyperactivity that makes for a gripping live act. Performing a fast...
Main Street Live Summer Showcase at Fortune Sound Club from Hip Hop Vancouver.
On Wednesday, June 27th, Little T brought his Main Street Live showcase one block off of Main Street, to Fortune Sound Club. Previously held at the Cobalt and the Electric Owl, Main Street Live features performances from a variety of artists in Vancouver's hip hop scene.
This past show had a wide range of styles, from the beatbox infused rap of Attikus and Gboxx, to Moonshine Express and Deep Seated providing full live funk bands to keep the dance floor packed. The Vendettas brought their unique blend of hip hop and rock to the stage before Panther (of Panther and the Supafly) played a high energy set to close the night.