KILLY

KILLY

KILLY —“one of Toronto’s most streamed young rappers” (The Fader)— recently released his debut project, Surrender Your Soul.The project is inspired by synergy and evokes an array of emotions, from the breakthrough energy of “No Sad No Bad” to the genre-defying flow of “Fireflies.” Without the help of a label, KILLY has established a dedicated fan base with his untraditional releases and trailblazing intuition. Since his 2017 breakout single, “Killamonjaro,” which is at 14M plus views, the 20-year- old is the youngest Canadian artist to achieve this level of international success, consistently generating millions of plays and performing at sold-out shows and festivals like Day N Night, all while remaining independent. “There aren’t many who are going to touch KILLY’s come up.” (Complex) In addition to the release of Surrender Your Soul, the first half of 2018 will include a headlining, sold out Canadian tour, festival dates including Rolling Loud Miami and JMBLYA, US and EU tours, and more music and visuals from KILLY. “KILLY’s stock is soaring,” (Pigeons and Planes) and he is destined to be Canada’s next big export.

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Subgenre: Hip-Hop / Rap
From: Toronto, ON, CANADA