Shad’s a Juno-winning hip-hop artist who is arguably at the top of his game. Although he hasn’t quite achieved critical acclaim like fellow Canadians Drake and K’naan, the 31-year-old MC is certainly on the right path. Check out his latest project Flying Colours on iTunes.
Standout: “Fam Jam” (Fe Sum Immigrins)
Also check out: “Stylin” Featuring Saukrates
And: “Rose Garden”
Name: Shadrach Kabango aka Shad
Hometown: London, ON
I grew up listening to: OutKast, Lauryn Hill, Ras Kass.
Most people don’t know I: Most people know most things about me ’cause of the Internet.
My style’s been compared to: Common.
My standout records and/or moments to date have been: Flying Colours, TSOL, Old Prince.
My goal in Hip-Hop is: Make good music.
I’m gonna be the next: George Costanza.