Kind Magz – Update Your City [Recap]

Our friends over at KIND MAGZ recently completed their incredible “Update Your City” street art festival and workshop event, which featured a variety of events including graffiti classes for children, exhibitions and live painting. More info and images after the jump!

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Under Pressure – 20 Years Later

Graffiti writing has always been a criminal activity, looked upon as vandalism. When the Under Pressure Festival was founded in 1996, many people also associated it with gang activity; the desire to alter this misconception is part of what inspired Under Pressure’s creation. As a small, community-funded festival organized by volunteers, Under Pressure’s goal is to emphasize not only the artists, but also to foster a sense of community. More info and video after the jump!

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Unity Charity – Unity Festival 2014

Toronto’s Unity Charity is back again and throwing their 6th Annual UNITY Festival. From July 23 – 26, 2014, the festival will have some of the best hip-hop acts in the biz. With a stellar line-up of break dancers, MCs/spoken word artists, beatboxers and bands including Biz Markie, Raz Fresco, Airplane Boys, Ball-Zee and many more. For more information and all of the details go HERE.

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Fresh Paint MTL – Under Pressure 18

Nearly a half a year later Fresh Paint MTL presents some really solid documentation of the Under Pressure festival that took place in Montreal this past August. The video has got some fantastic crane shots of some of the best writers, breakers and DJs in Montreal.

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