Special

Special

 Toronto, Ontario, CAN
BandHip HopJazz

Special is a seasoned hip-hop artist hailing from Toronto Ontario. Both soulful and current, Special blends old school hip hop with new school aesthetics. Special currently works/performs with 3 man hip-hop band, The Boom Bap Trio.

Biography

About Special:

Striving to make it in Hip-Hop, where the competition is thick and the grind is endless, up and coming artist Special has constructed his own lane with the success of reaching 1 million hits on YouTube with his social media influenced song T-Shirt Time. The thriving success of this old school lyricist has garnered critical acclaim across the globe with commercial projects released in Germany and Italy. Special always approaches his verses and being in the lab with a hip hop mentality, and a sense of integrity. Honing his skills among the Hip-Hop elite and newcomers has given Special the confidence to create a diverse body of work thus far, working with hip-hop vets like Craig G (Juice Crew), El Da Sensei (The Artifacts) and Sadat X (Brand Nubian) to say the least.

About Boom Bap Trio:

The Boom Bap Trio is a collective of creators, collaborators, performers, and all around good people. They're a group of '90s kids that ended up in a jazz and hip-hop trio. Inspired by the sounds of their youth, they create music that'll make your head bop, neck snap, and soul quench. They're taste makers; hip hop and r&b producers. They're on stage and in studio; enhancing live performances and studio releases. They're mood setters; providing an instrumental groove for corporate events, art exhibits, weddings, and the like.

Discography

BAFA (eLLIPTIC, 2009)

I'm Here (eLLIPTIC, 2010)

The Symphony: ART IS LIFE (eLLIPTIC, 2010)

T-Shirt Time (Awesome Music / EMI Canada 2011)

Get Right Featuring Tasha The Amazon (Awesome Music / EMI Canada 2012)

4th Quarter EP (Jersey Sound Lab, 2012)

Till The Sun Comes Knockin' (Mama Look Records, 2013)

Clouds Featuring Oriana (Housestars, 2013)

Special Ingredient (Independant/ E-Team Productions, 2013)

Oakland Masters (Independant 2014)

Never Know Me feat. Lilly Mason (Independant 2014)

Special & Tony Blount EP (Independant 2014)


Set List

Dependant on set length (additional tracks can be added):

  1. Intro
  2. Walk On By
  3. Friends With Benefits
  4. Manilla Vanilla
  5. Train Don't Stop
  6. Here I Come