Meet Vancouver-based rapper Shad.
Shad has just released his fourth full length record, Flying Colours, and the positive reviews keep rolling in. It's not all that surprising since, despite going up against that other Canadian rapper in 2011, it was Shad's TSOL that took home the Juno award for rap recording of the year, and with Flying Colours his ability to create cerebral lyrical flow has reached even greater precision.
Shad's currently on the east coast leg of his tour, but we were lucky enough to catch up with him right before he left.
Make sure to check him out at www.shadk.com for music and tour details.