The Come Up Show podcast features Khalid & Clifton Reddick of Battle of the Beat Makers
London, ON – Battle of the Beatmakers founder Clifton Reddick and budding star Khalid are the special guests on the latest two episodes of The Come Up Show podcast. Check them out below and make sure to subscribe to The Come Up Show on iTunes. Shouts to Chedo and TCUS team.
The Come Up Show (featuring Clifton Reddick)
This week, we interviewed Clifton Reddick, founder of Battle of the Beat Makers, to talk about his new book Toronto Sound Vol. 1. Clifton used his experience from created with BBM, a global competition for producers that have birthed superstars like Grammy Award Winner Boi-1da, WondaGurl, and T-Minus. Spanning over the course of 30 years, Clifton (also known as KLFTN) compiled his experiences in a book for all producers to read in order to better understand the evolution of Hip-Hop in Toronto.
In our talk, Clifton gave us a short history lesson on the evolution of Toronto’s Hip-Hop Scene. He told us about the rise of Drake and Boi-1da and many other great Toronto artists that came out of BBM, how BBM got started, and why it’s important for there to be a platform for artists.
The Come Up Show (featuring Khalid)
We’re excited to introduce our very special guest Khalid, a Texas rising R&B singer. You may have heard of his hit song “Location” which has reached almost 50 million listens on Spotify. His rise to fame started when he was spotted on Kylie Jenner’s Snapchat story, and now he’s on nationwide tours and co-signed with Zayn Malik and Diddy.
Khalid talked to us about what it was like moving from place to place growing up, how he sees himself evolving as an artist, and how music is changing in our digital age. Play the podcast to hear more.