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Madchild of the group Swollen Members has been representing Hip Hop to the fullest for more years than you may realize. He has been pumping out his specific style of lyrical gems, wrapped around classic Hip Hop beats via his label Battle Axe Records and his group Swollen Members. He was one of the first artists out of Canada to hook up with underground heads out of California like Evidence and The Dilated Peoples years ago.

He has linked up with his long time friend Evidence on the track "Write It Down". The track is off his upcoming album "The Darkest Hour", dropping March 9th. Evidence doesn't add vocals as you may have expected. He gets behind the boards and puts on his producer hat. Evidence lined up an ivory tickling piano sample that works beautifully with the banging drums. He also mixed in some audio from video clips to solidify the overall vibe of the track.

Madchild lets us know where he stands lyrically, using clever lines to express his pen game.

Listen to the track below.


He is going on tour, mostly across Canada with some stops in the US as well. Check out the cities and dates below and make sure you make an appearance if he's in a town near you.

Dec 9 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
Dec 10 – Denver, CO @ Roxy Theatre
Dec 15 – Victoria, BC @ Victoria Event Centre
Dec 16 – Maple Ridge, BC @ The Haney Public House
Dec 17 – Kamloops, BC @ CJ’s Night Club
Dec 18 – Kelowna, BC @ Habitat
Dec 23 – Prince George, BC @ Prince George G & C Club
Dec 26 – New Westminster, BC @ Heritage Hall
Dec 29 – Edmonton, AB @ The Ranch Roadhouse
Dec 30 – Calgary, AB @ Dickens
Dec 31 – Regina, SK @ Sound Stage
Jan 1 – Medicine Hat, AB @ Liquid Night Club
Jan 4 – Unity, SK @ Unity Bar
Jan 5 – Saskatoon, SK @ Saskatoon Event Centre
Jan 6 – Winnipeg, MB @ Park Theatre
Jan 7 – Brandon, ON @ Great Western Rdhouse
Jan 11 – Kingston, ON @ Overtime Sports Bar
Jan 12 – Ottawa, ON @ The Bourbon Room
Jan 13 – Sherbrooke, QC @ Le Magog
Jan 14 – Montreal, QC @ TRH-Bar
Jan 15 – Quebec City, QC @ L’Anti Bar
Jan 20 _ Brantford, ON @ Club NV
Jan 24 – Cornwall, ON @ La Maison Tavern
Jan 26 – Newmarket, ON @ Stellar Hall
Jan 27 – Etobicoke, ON @ The Rockpile
Jan 28 – London, ON @ Grinning Gator
Jan 29 – Hamilton, ON @ Absinthe
Jan 31 – Guelph, ON @ DSTRCT
Feb 1 – Niagara Falls, ON @ Four Triple 5
Feb 2 – Sarnia, ON @ Trinity Lounge
Feb 4 – Peterborough, ON @ 7Oh5 Nightclub
Feb 23 – Cranbrook, BC @ Shotgun Willy’s

Written by DJ Sub-T
Also contributing to Hip Hop Authority www.hiphopauth.com

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