PiK
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PiK

Calgary, Alberta, Canada | INDIE

Calgary, Alberta, Canada | INDIE
Band Hip Hop Singer/Songwriter

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Dec
11
PiK @ The Republik

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Nov
16
PiK @ RADIO PARK

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Nov
02
PiK @ The Distillery Rock n' Roll Ballroom

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Music

Discography

SOBRIETY SUx : 2nd solo album April 2010 / 950 copies sold
Welcome 2 Cowtown : 1st solo album july 2007 / 5 000 copies sold

featured on P.H.E.B.U.S.' damanandamadness
G-uP Compilation disc
Eye Candy Compilation disc

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Bio

Biran "PiK" Hanington was born in Calgary, Alberta (aka C.A. aka CowTown "YeeHaw!!") and began his musical career six years ago - though he has always loved music. His mother remembers, as a toddler, he used to sit in front of the stereo and pick out all the instruments in the songs on the radio. He had some formal musical training and was involved in his junior high and high school jazz bands. However, it wasn't until his high school years that PiK really got into hip-hop and rap. It became the soundtrack to his life, and his way of expressing himself musically. Always the social outcast, and never one to learn things "the easy way", his music became his refuge, as it tended to reflect his frustrations, and allowed his voice to be heard. A long time in the making, PiK's first solo album "Welcome 2 CowTown" debuted July of 2007 to much acclaim. Heralded by many as Calgary's, "Hands Down hip hop album of the year!" It has sold 5 000 copies to date, without the help of any sort of commercial distribution (infact most of them he has sold personally). Since then PiK has continued to sell albums, and grow as an artist and as a producer. He's produced works for artists in all different genres around Calgary, performed at various shows as a member of SkyLine Ent. (http://www.myspace.com/skyline403bytchez), including afternoon concerts on Stephen Avenue in Calgary, and in night clubs, opening for acts such as Flo' Rida.