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Cadence Weapon Dec 13, 2018
Made a mix of my favourite rap and rap-adjacent songs from Canada and around the world over the last little while, I'll probably add more tracks as I think of them, check it out! 🛰️
Cadence Weapon Dec 07, 2018
My new single "Jackson Pollock (Rap Version)" produced by Grandtheft is out now on eOne Music Canada!
Cadence Weapon Nov 23, 2018
My new track with Grandtheft "Jackson Pollock" is out now on DeadBeats! 🎨
Cadence Weapon Sep 24, 2018
Tour starts this week! Tickets here ->
Cadence Weapon Sep 17, 2018
Tickets on sale now ->
Cadence Weapon Aug 28, 2018
Just got back from the European tour. They have so many more flavours of Ricola there. Made lots of new friends and now I'm looking forward to hanging out with my fellow North Americans and checking out their regional foods this fall. I'm going on tour with Fat Tony and Hua Li 化力 and it's happening a month from today! Fat Tony is the homie from way back and I'm so glad that he'll be rolling with me for this tour. He's a renaissance man, he raps, sings, DJs, runs Found Me magazine and hosts the show Thrift Haul on Super Deluxe. His home city of Houston named a day after him, Fat Tony Day! I'm featured on his upcoming new album 10,000 Hours and he's an absolute legend in the making. Hua Li 化力 is a remarkable multidisciplinary artist from Montreal who combines rap, R&B and classical piano for an altogether unique interpretation of hip hop music. She recently put together a live multimedia experience called Dynasty at MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels). She's truly one of a kind. In addition to her own performance, she'll be DJing for my set as well. Tickets are available here: September 27 - London, ON - London Music Hall September 28 – Kingston, ON – Grad Club September 29 – Ottawa, ON – The 27 Club October 2 – Regina, SK – The Exchange October 3 – Calgary, AB – Commonwealth October 4 – Edmonton, AB – Buckingham October 5 – Kelowna, BC – Fernando’s October 6 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club October 10 – Saskatoon, SK – Amigo’s October 12 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club October 13 – Chicago, IL – Sleeping Village October 14 – Detroit, MI – El Club October 18 – Fredericton, NB – The Capital October 19 – St. John’s, NL – The Ship October 20 – Halifax, NS – Halifax Pop Explosion October 24 - Washington, DC - Songbyrd October 25 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie October 26 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter October 27 – Durham, NC – The Pinhook October 28 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory October 30 – Boston, MA – Middle East Upstairs November 1 – Montreal, QC – La Vitrola November 3 - Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground Hope to see you out there! 👨🏽‍🎤
Cadence Weapon Jul 10, 2018
Cadence Weapon Jun 25, 2018
My favourite songs right now, check out the mix on Spotify 👨🏾‍💻
Cadence Weapon Jun 16, 2018
R.I.P. Tom Petty #nxne 📸: @jennanh @indie88toronto
Cadence Weapon Jun 11, 2018
Heading back to Europe and the UK for the first time in a few years for a couple shows this summer! More dates TBA soon (got a sick North American tour coming this Fall too) August 9 - London, UK - Windmill Brixton August 10 - Glasgow, UK - Stereo August 14 - Kortrijk, BE - Marathon of Dope Sessions August 15 - Zurich, CH - Bar3000 August 17 - San Sebastian, ES - Dabadaba August 23 - Berlin, DE - Internet Explorer (with Sean Nicholas Savage and DJ Molly Nilsson) Check this FB page for the events and you can get tickets here -
Cadence Weapon Jun 08, 2018
"Be About" Produced by Eytan Tobin Mixed by Freeza Chin Mastered by João Carvalho Recorded by Calvin Hartwick at Dream House Studios Spotify: Apple Music:
Cadence Weapon Jun 05, 2018
Photo by Justin Aranha
Cadence Weapon May 23, 2018
When it came time to make a video for "High Rise," I knew I wanted to do something that was unique and commented on gentrification in a clever way. Shout out to PIQUE for the concept. I hope you enjoy what we came up with. "High Rise" (produced by Jacques Greene) Video produced by PIQUE Director: Lester Millado Director of Photography: Lester Millado Editor: Soji "Shakes" Oyinan Assistant Director: Imad Elsheikh Stylist: Bobby Bowen Dancer #1: Caden Mackinnon Dancer #2: Chantelle Mostacho Producer: Imad Elsheikh Location Scout: Jo Proulx PAs: Kenny Skerrit, Chante Wright, Xavier Pierre
Cadence Weapon Apr 13, 2018
Happy Friday the 13th WHO RUN IT 😤
Cadence Weapon Mar 28, 2018
Had a little chat with the The Toronto Star. Playing at The Phoenix Concert Theatre this Friday March 30 at 8, a few tickets left here:
Cadence Weapon Mar 01, 2018
Had a really great career-spanning conversation with Chedo for The Come Up Show. One of my favorite interviews in a while. We went really deep with this one. I kinda went off near the end lol 😅
Cadence Weapon Feb 13, 2018
Put my phone on random and got two Gucci Mane tracks. Watch me SHUFFLE on A.Side 🔊
Cadence Weapon Feb 09, 2018
Cadence Weapon by Cadence Weapon The new album on Spotify
Cadence Weapon Feb 07, 2018
TORONTO: I'm playing The Phoenix Concert Theatre with TOO MANY ZOOZ on Friday March 30th! Cop your tickets here 👇🏽
Cadence Weapon Jan 19, 2018
My new album 'Cadence Weapon' is out today on eOne Music Canada! So many different experiences went into making this album. It feels so good to finally share these songs with you. You can cop the purple smoke vinyl or listen however you want here: Thanks to Gibbs, Harrison, Deradoorian, Kaytranada, FrancisGotHeat, C Hef Byer, Trwubblenaut, Jacques Greene, Blue Hawaii, ANGO, brendan philip, Casey MQ, Dubbel Dutch, Freeza Chin, Calvin Hartwick and everyone else who was part of this journey. Everybody, let me know your favorite songs in the comments!
Cadence Weapon Jan 15, 2018
When I first moved to Toronto with my girlfriend, we had trouble finding an apartment. We looked at dozens of places, dealing with racist landlords and open houses with over 80 people in line. It seemed inevitable that we’d end up moving into one of those anonymous glass condo towers skirting the city. While this was happening, I wrote “High Rise,” a song about gentrification from the perspective of a voracious real estate agent hell-bent on destroying the fabric of neighbourhood life. It was produced by Montreal house luminary Jacques Greene. We hung out and jammed on a few themes, sounds and ideas in the shadow of a condo that was being built across the street from us and created something that felt appropriately dystopian. Check out “High Rise” on Spotify and Apple Music: Spotify - Apple Music - The album is out on Friday!
Cadence Weapon Dec 21, 2017
My new album is out on January 19 - that’s less than a month from now! You can pre-order the vinyl here: It’s translucent “purple smoke” vinyl and it looks totally insane IRL. Can’t wait for everybody to hear this music!!! 🔮💿🎆
Cadence Weapon Dec 05, 2017
I wrote the following poem as a companion piece to Frank And Oak's new And* Collection. I wanted to write something that explored the importance of inclusivity, something that showed how our differences can actually bring us closer together. #WeSayAnd
Cadence Weapon Nov 15, 2017
Playing M POUR MONTRÉAL/M FOR MONTREAL this week opening for the legendary Del the Funky Homosapien on Friday at Casino Montréal and DJing the Deradoorian show at La Vitrola on Saturday. Talked to IX Daily about the shows and my new album!
Cadence Weapon Nov 03, 2017
Proud to announce my new self-titled album is coming out January 19 on eOne Music Canada. Featuring guest appearances by Deradoorian, Blue Hawaii, Casey MQ and Brendan Philip and production by KAYTRANADA, Jacques Greene, Ango, Harrison, FrancisGotHeat, Dubbel Dutch and Gibbs. Artwork by the amazing Adam Waito. Pre-order it on iTunes or pre-save the album on Spotify here -