Under Pressure International Graffiti Festival 2017

We’re proud to announce we are partnering up with the infamous Under Pressure International Graffiti Festival taking place this week in Montreal, Canada. The event will feature a ton of amazing graffiti and hip-hop related activities, but much more than that such as art shows, parties and skateboard competitions. Take a look a the event listings HERE and watch some more recap videos after the jump!

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Under Pressure Festival MTL 20th Anniversary

Well the time is upon us. Starting tomorrow our friends from the Under Pressure Festival in Montreal are throwing their 20th anniversary event featuring tons of amazing sub-culture features such as skateboarding, breakdancing, emceeing and of course graffiti.

Taking up a number of blocks in the downtown core of Montreal, if you are anywhere near the city you must stop by. Even if you’re not – make the drive!

Check out the map for all the details pertaining to the event here.

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Omar Linx x Diplo – “Doctor Jekyll” (Doctor Pepper Remix)

Our man Omar Linx has been on a tear recently and now he’s taking it to a new level. Linking up with the one and only Diplo on his new track entitled “Doctor Jekyll,” Linx shines brighter than ever. Have a listen – you won’t regret it.

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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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Omar Linx – The Wild

Our main man, Omar LinX has been taking the music world by storm as a visionary by fusing rock, rap and dance music into one vision. His new tune “The Wild,” produced by Fytch and Kushberry, has all of the elements to make your ears orgasm. Along with the incredible sound, The animation for the video “The Wild,” directed by Peter Huang, is a highlight reel of a juxtaposition between violence and beauty.

Taku Obata – B-Boy Sculptures

Japanese sculptor and B-Boy dancer Taku Obata creates brilliant wooden sculptures that pay homage to the breakdancing and hip-hop cultures. In the process of these works, Obata uses traditional Japanese carving techniques, which not only implements his heritage through the way he approaches his contemporary subject matter but also brings out the vibe of the message itself.

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Rinat Shingareev – Various Paintings

Fine artist Rinat Shingareev just sent along a selection of images that really tickled our fancy. His works are brilliant oil paintings that are extremely well rendered and poke fun at our current pop culture and socio-political landscape.

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