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Shad is a critically-acclaimed MC, regarded for his humour, honesty, and intelligence.  Born in Kenya to Rwandan parents and relocated to Canada shortly after, Shad has nurtured a broad range of interests and experiences since his formative years, including, of course, a passion for music.  Between tours and stints in the studio, Shad also completed a Master's degree in Liberal Studies at Simon Fraser University, graduating with an M.A. in 2011.

Tracks We've Played

Classic (ft. Jazzy Jeff)


I Get Down

Live Forever (ft. Dallas Green)

Raw Freestyle

Real Game

The Old Prince   (2007)

Brother (Watching)


The Old Prince Still Lives At Home

TSOL   (2010)

It's About Time (ft. Promise)

Keep Shining

Lucky 1's

Rose Garden

Rose Garden Remix (ft. Donwill & Von Pea of Tanya Morgan)

We, Myself and I

Yaa I Get It

Yaa I Get It (Oddisee Remix)

iTunes Session - EP   (2011)

Je n'amie pas (I Don't Like To)

Rock 2.0 It

The One In Front of the Garage

Yaa I Get Down

Melancholy and the Infinite Shadness   (2012)

A Milli Vanilli

It Ain't Over

Out Here (Cannonball)

Flying Colours   (2013)

Fam Jam (Fe Sum Immigrins)

Remember to Remember (ft. Lights)

Stylin (ft. Saukrates)

Boarding Pass EP   (2014)

Always Winnin'

Hang On

Take Flight

A Short Story About A War   (2018)

All I Need (ft. Yukon Blonde)

The Fool Pt 1 (Get it Got it Good)

The Fool Pt 2 (Water) (ft. Steven Mulcare)

The Fool Pt 3 (Frame Of Mind) (ft. KAYTRANADA)

The Stone Throwers (Gone in a Blink)

TAO   (2021)

Out of Touch

Storm (ft. pHoenix Pagliacci & George Elliott Clarke)