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The Mighty Diamonds Sept 2017

CKUT and Pop Montreal brought The Mighty Diamonds to town to celebrate our 30th Birthday of being an FM radio station.  Check out the video below for some highlights.


Mighty Diamonds


Margo Lane – Oral History October 2017

Margo-at-the-console-croppedMargo Lane has volunteered at CKUT 90.3fm in Montreal since 1987. She was our weather girl, eco-environmental receptionist, and host of the radio show Adventures in Music. Margo is infamous. Most of us who have been part of the CKUT community have a Margo story. This is her story in her words.



30th Anniversary – In Conversation with Rickey D October 2017

In celebration of CKUT’s 30th Anniversary on the fm dial, we will be exploring our past through a series of podcasts,  time capsule posts and live events such as this first one.  Sun Oct 15th 2017 we sat down with Rickey D, host of Sound of Soul since 1988 and hip hop promoter and influencer for 32 years! Rickey was interviewed at Art Gang by Malik Shaheed – music by DJ Pro-V. Thanks to Heritage Canada and arcmtl for their help in making this happen


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“I Was There” Montreal Hip Hop History Lesson from Butcher T

Northside Hip Hop Archive held a series of events across Canada celebrating Hip Hop His/herstorians .  Their first date was March 9 2017 in Montreal and in collaboration with IPLAI McGill they selected CKUT’s selector Butcher T.  The event began with an interview of Butcher T by Duke Eatmon and Kapois Lamort and then a Q & A from the audience. This was followed by musical performances from Strange Froots, Narcy and Nomadic Massive.


Tributes to Darius Brown, December 4th 2016

Darius Brown, son of Roxanne Brown and son of Stephen “ZipLoks” Hennessy, CKUT fam (the host of  long running CKUT  hip hop radio show “Ill Groove Garden”), tragically passed away at the age of 17 on Nov. 17th 2016. The following clips are Bhum Bhum Tyme host, Pat Dillon Moore’s apt recap of Darius’s “send off” service that took place Saturday Dec 3rd.

The second clip is Stephen “ZipLoks” Hennessy tribute to his son Darius Brown  Stephen read this eulogy on his radio show Ill Groove Garden on Sunday Dec 4th the day after Darius’ funeral.