Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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(Nipsey Hussle)

Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been buried at the Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills cemetery in Los Angeles.

Forest Lawn is the final resting place of numerous Hollywood luminaries such as Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Bette Davis and many others.

Friday's private burial service was held a day after a public memorial at Los Angeles' Staples Center drew thousands of mourners.

Hussle's casket then embarked on a procession through the streets of L-A that brought tens of thousands more people out to pay their respects.

The 33-year-old was gunned down March 31st outside his The Marathon clothing store. (The Associated Press)

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(TV-Letterkenny-Tour)

"Letterkenny'' is taking its live show to the U-S for the first time.

Producers say the cast of the Canadian small-town comedy will go south of the border in June due to popular demand since its U-S debut on Hulu last year.

"Letterkenny Live!" is a 90-minute comedy show with sketches and video performed by the cast, as well as stand-up sets.

The Crave series is about the antics between rivals of a small rural Canadian community.

The live show will hit New York, Minneapolis and Chicago. (The Canadian Press)

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(Mtl-Metal-Town-Motion)

Metalheads rejoice!

A Montreal councillor will table a motion on Monday that recognizes the city as a headbangers' paradise.

Councillor Craig Sauve -- a self-described metal fan -- says it's time Montreal is officially hailed as a "city of excellence" in heavy metal music.

His motion notes that heavy metal music has a 36-year history in Quebec and has cemented its place as an "essential part of the cultural ecosystem."

It's something Sauve has mulled for years, given the local metal scene's numerous musicians, strong fan base and international recognition.

He describes the city's vibrant metal scene as one that's perhaps ignored, maligned and a bit under-appreciated. …

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