Painkiller: Ottawa rapper City Fidelia to release album debut this Friday
Budding Ottawa rapper City Fidelia has issued a press release in support of his full-length album debut, Painkiller, which is set to drop this Friday. Check out the press release below:
After a few years of dropping EPs and singles, City Fidelia is finally ready to deliver his first album.
Fidelia’s upcoming album Painkiller is meant to be a self-imposed therapy. He explores his inner child and expresses the different ways he or his friends numbed the pain with topics related to growing up in a broken home, depression, love lost, but also a spiritual experience.
With this LP, City Fidelia shares his story by using his notepad and production skills to capture the attention of anybody that needs to hear that we are all in this together. Painkiller collaborations include Lord Quest and the cold capital’s finest artists.
About City Fidelia
Born an Ottawa native, City Fidelia is a soulful street poet, rapper, singer and songwriter. Focusing on authentic storytelling through lyrics and rhythm, City Fidelia is known for crafting music that reflects his hardships and experiences which deeply resonates with others. Committed to being vulnerable and truthful in his music, City Fidelia aims to inspire others to overcome difficult situations and pursue their dreams freely.
Having performed at sold-out shows in North America, Asia, and Europe, City Fidelia often considers himself a global citizen. He has previously collaborated with artists like Malik Yusef of G.O.O.D Music, Timbaland, Showtek, and Eva Shaw, and been selected as the opening artist for musicians such as French Montana, A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, and Action Bronson. City Fidelia has also been invited to perform at festivals such as Bluesfest, Manifesto, Under Pressure, Megaphono, and E.L.E Fest.
City Fidelia spearheads Ensemble, a lifestyle movement of which the core belief is to unite individuals through forms of art: experiences, music, and fashion. City Fidelia has been featured in Noisey, Complex, HipHopCanada, Hyconiq, Backpackers, and is currently working on his album scheduled to be released in early 2019.
His latest Freedumb EP in 2016, racked up over 5 million streams on Spotify alone. The EP caught the eyes of many, including Complex, Noisey and G.O.O.D Music’s Malik Yusef.
You can follow @CityFidelia on Instagram.
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