As an immaculate representation of Gord Downie’s graceful timelessness, we figured who better to interpret a Canadian punk anthem than the man who penned so many classic Canadian canticles of his own.
Many rappers talk about “dropping knowledge” and “dropping science”, but KRS realized the phrases when, in addition to his 2008 Halifax show, he spontaneously lectured for three hours at the University of King’s College.
In 2006 a news hit from a small Alaskan town called Ravenstoke went viral; the video features NTV News anchor Glen Carter playing reporter Chuck Peterson. Ravenstoke, Chuck Peterson and the story in the video are all made up, but the weirdness is very real.
During their 1992 Breaking of The Wind reunion tour, British mockstars Spinal Tap stopped by Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John’s for a special Canada day performance. Check out some found footage from the original Much Music broadcast.