THe LYONZ (Anthony Salvo, Terrell McLeod Richardson) sprouted out of Montreal’s 17th century cobblestones in 2015, nourished by the city’s unconventional perspective on what it means to be North American. The pair’s marriage of skeletal, deconstructed beats to profound, melancholy verse redefines what we talk about when we talk about a hip-hop duo. The beauty of THe LYONZ is their capacity to make something truly worthwhile in an era of abundant, easily accessible music.