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

Age: 31

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.

To check out more of my music go to: Follow me on Twitter (@shadkmusic) and Facebook.