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Friday, April 9, 2021: Doc McKinney, Alison Pill and more

Today on Q: record producer Doc McKinney, Q This music panel with A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya, This Is That host and The Slowest Show creator Pat Kelly, actress Alison Pill.

Today on Q: Doc McKinney, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya, Pat Kelly, Alison Pill

Record producer Doc McKinney, This Is That host and The Slowest Show creator Pat Kelly, actress Alison Pill. (Alana Sayers, CBC, Getty Images)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Canadian record producer Doc McKinney looks back on The Weeknd's early rise and tells us how his debut mixtape, House of Balloons, helped change the sound of pop music.

  • On this week's Q This music panel, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya talk about the public reaction to rapper DMX's reported drug overdose.

    • Programming note: this segment was recorded shortly before news broke of DMX's death on April 9.

  • CBC Radio's This Is That host Pat Kelly fills us in on his latest project, an experimental comedy series called The Slowest Show, inspired by slow TV.

  • Canadian actress Alison Pill reflects on her role in Amazon's new horror anthology, Them, about a Black family in the 1950s who move into an all-white neighborhood where malevolent forces threaten them.

WATCH | Official trailer for The Slowest Show:

WATCH | Official trailer for Them:

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