Canada’s hottest hip-hop export SonReal readies to conquer the U.S. [Press Release]
Press release issued by The MuseBox New York on April 11, 2012
New York, NY – Canada’s hottest export is gearing up to take over the U.S. Straight out of Vancouver, hip-hop protégé SonReal is ready to make his presence known in the United States and beyond.
Breaking into the scene in 2008 with his debut mixtape, Good Morning, SonReal carefully laid the foundation for his soon to be burgeoning career. The tape paved the way for the funky, innovative feel good 2009 project The Stroll. Followed by The Light Year Mixtape in 2010, and Where’s Waldo? in 2011, SonReal garnered incredible accolades including two VideoFACT awards, a spot on MuchMusic’s Top 15 videos of 2011 and a nomination for Single of the Year for “Already There” at the 2011 Stylus Awards alongside Drake and Kardinal Offishall.
“It’s easy to see why SonReal’s leading Vancity’s burgeoning rap scene.” – Exclaim! Magazine
SonReal is a serious threat to a lot of American rappers’ self esteem, he has the potential to be to Vancouver what Drake is to Toronto, watch for him in 2012.” – Mr. Peter Parker, Shadyville & Core DJs, Shade 45 & Hip Hop Nation
“Alone” available for download HERE gives fans a taste of what’s to come on his upcoming mixtape, Words I Said available April 25th. SonReal’s, Words I Said is just a preview of his highly anticipated album, Good News available early this summer. Good News is the result of creative collaboration with producers including: Arthur McArthur (Drake, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Tyga), Chin Injeti (Eminem,Dr Dre) and Rich Kidd (Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Electronica, Busta Rhymes). The album also features verses from such artists as Saigon, Emilio Rojas, Rapper Pooh of Little Brother and more. Being SonReal’s best work to date, Good News is destined to turn headsin the US and solidify SonReal as one of the industries hottest up andcomers.
Upcoming Tour Dates
April 12: Diamond SupplyPresents, SonReal x Skratch Bastid x DJ Rich-A Live at Garfinkel’s forTelus World Ski/Snowboard Festival, Whistler, B.C.
April 17: Mikes HardLemondade Presents SonReal Live in Concert at Longhorn for Telus WorldSki/Snowboard Festival, Whistler, B.C.
April 19: Kokanee PresentsSonReal Live in Concert at Buffalo Bills for Telus World Ski/SnowboardFestival, Whistler, B.C.
April 24: Nipsey HustleLive with SonReal at Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, B.C.
April 28: SonReal and DJRich-A Live in Concert at Dickens Pub, Calgary, AB
May 5: Casey Veggies Livewith SonReal at Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, B.C.