Migosmania at parc de la Francophonie

Art 11 July, 2017
  • Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    Cédric Bélanger

    Tuesday, 11 July 2017 18:11

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    This is the Migosmania to Quebec. Unknown to the general public a year ago, the hip-hop group from Atlanta is expected to be the second the headliners of the parc de la Francophonie to close the site in 2017.

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    Not wanting to wait any longer for the thousands of festival-goers who were standing in line (some since 8am this morning) on rue Jacques-Parizeau, the summer Festival has opened the gates of the parc de la Francophonie-17: 10, fifty minutes before the usual time.

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    At 18h, the floor is already filled to one third and there was still a lot of festival-goers in the street.

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    Access to the site is done in the quiet and slowly due to the excavation which must submit every festival-goer. A dozen police officers monitor the crowd.

    Dozens of police monitor the entrance of the fans of @Migos at the park, Franco #FEQ50 #FEQ #JDQ pic.twitter.com/xFAZDDg70Y

    — Cédric Bélanger (@CedricBelanger) 11 July 2017

    Meteoric rise

    Formed in 2009 and made up of rappers Quavo, Offset and Takeoff, Migos has experienced a meteoric rise since the release of the album Culture, in January last.

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    Why do you like them? “He’s got nice skills, he has beautiful moves, it is a good singer, he has hits on Youtube, has summed up a festival as a crossroads in the queue.

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    “They deserved to be on the big scene”, has launched another fan of Migos.

    Photo Jean-François Desgagnés

    On Spotify, the single Bad and Boujee has more than 321 million listens. The music video for the same song has almost 430 million views on Youtube.

    Tonight, Migos will be preceded on the stage by the Quebec Manu Militari and the Canadian Jazz Cartier