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A.Y.E. – Dream [Audio]

Calgary, AB – Calgary’s own A.Y.E. recently dropped a dope new track titled “Dream.” The track commemorates the 50th anniversary of the legendary Martin Luther King Jr. dream speech
. The track laces A.Y.E.’s tight rhymes over mellow instrumentals and samplings of the speech.

A.Y.E. gives a nod to history’s great leaders (including Malcolm X and Gandhi). He also pays homage to some of hip-hop’s great leaders with a little Nas-worthy “world is yours” line, as well as a salute to Biggie’s “Sky’s The Limit.” And here’s the kicker: A.Y.E. wrote the lyrics for “Dream” and handled all of the production, too. Impressive, right? Check it out below and head over to SoundCloud to cop a free download.


A.Y.E. – Dream [Audio] -

Twitter: @iamAYE



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Sarah Sussman is HipHopCanada's Associate Editor in Chief. Sarah is a born-and-raised Calgarian who works as a freelance writer, photographer, and A&R talent scout for Universal Music. During the day, she runs a vintage clothing boutique on 17th Avenue called Used House of Vintage. Sarah graduated from SAIT Polytechnic's journalism diploma program in 2013 and has been writing about Canadian hip-hop since 2012. Sarah has written for The Yellow Pages Group, The Weal, Where Calgary, Essential Calgary, and Our Alberta. Sarah started working with HipHopCanada in January 2013 as the Regional Prairies Editor. She has been fortunate enough to interview and photograph some of hip-hop's greatest influencers including Rich Homie Quan, Action Bronson, Smoke DZA, Future, MGK, Ghostface Killah, Moka Only, Maestro Fresh Wes, Shad, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, Maseo (De La Soul), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest), and more. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @IHeartTART

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