Grenadian Soca was basically all I was listening to when I was coming up with the Brand Identity for LOUD. Particular the one linked below has been an anthem since it came out, I had it on replay.

Grenadian soca
Big Red - No Behavior/Shell Down - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br9yLlwmxhQ

Barbados soca
Stiffy - Tek off something - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckkHd8M9WjU

Trini Soca
Flipo - Doh Tell Meh Dat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vubb7tPxfDc


2. Indie Artist that excited me & fuelled LOUD’s Development

bby mutha https://bbymutha.bandcamp.com/track/bitches-be-like-prod-by-hwls

SEXTAPE from Toronto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o93GfwTNZoU

Debby Friday from MTL and also my friend :D https://soundcloud.com/debbyfriday/fuck-my-ex-prod-akihxbara

VelliVentura From Ottawa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1txCfxB1Vg 

Chanksdaddy Producer from Ottawa https://soundcloud.com/chanksworld/thank-u 

Tory Lanez the established Toronto Artist I told you everyone in Brampton has a story about seeing him sell his mixtape in front of Bramalea City Centre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9rFeGAdX0A


3. More established/ing young Toronto artist

Party Next Door - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTno21crSsY

Jazz Cartier - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTBtKcYnw3Q

Majid Jordan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldWU-Wp-ZmQ 

Hailing from Driftwood, in Jane and Finch: Pressa Wass Gang - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKkQC-1E4rc

Moe G - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W0wULm8Ons 


4. Stuff I’m listening to right now

Young Fathers - https://soundcloud.com/youngfathers/young-fathers-only-god-knows-ft-leith-congregational-choir 

Childish Major - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEYdqkn-R00 

Sahbabii - https://soundcloud.com/sahbabii/sahbabii-pull-up-wit-ah-stick-ft-loso-loaded

Childish Gambino - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp7eSUU9oy8

J.Cole - Neighbours https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOPgg7qqlcA


5. ALBUMS these have been my soundtrack to this year

Isaiah Rashad - The Sun’s Tirade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJksTRgY8-c

Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsIiwHHiT3o