Arcade Fire’s Win Butler plays basketball with Diplo at Hangout Festival – watch

Both artists were performing at the Alabama festival over the weekend

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler participated in a game of basketball with Diplo at Hangout Festival in Alabama over the weekend.

Butler was appearing at the festival under his Dj Windows98 moniker, while Diplo’s Major Lazer project were also performing. Footage of Butler and Diplo engaging in an impromptu pick-up game of basketball can be seen below.

The Canadian singer also uploaded a photo of himself, Diplo and Damian Marley to Instagram. See that picture beneath.


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Meanwhile, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are opening a Haitian restaurant in Montreal called ‘Agrikol’. Chassagne herself has family hailing from the Caribbean island of Haiti, with the band’s 2013 album ‘Reflektor’ partly influenced by the music of the country.

Butler told Canada’s The Globe And Mail: “[The restaurant is] more of an art project. The idea is that it’s a cultural space. The thing that we were really impressed with at Rhum Corner is that it’s this space for Haitian and Caribbean culture and it’s really cool and contemporary.” Butler added that Agrikol will replicate the “cultural warmth” of Haiti.