BrassMunk

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BrassMunk
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Canadian hip hop
Years active 1997–present
Labels 54th/Virgin Music Canada
Website Official Website
Members S-Roc
Clip
Reign (aka King Reign)
Agile
Past members May 19

BrassMunk is a Canadian hip hop group from Scarborough, Ontario,[1] located in east Toronto. Formed in 1997, the group consists of emcees S-Roc, Clip, Reign (aka King Reign), and DJ/producer Agile. Founding member, May 19, was replaced by Reign prior to 2007.[1]

Brassmunk released a number of independent singles in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and released their first EP, Dark Sunrise, in 2002 on 54th/Virgin Music Canada.[1] The following year, Dark Sunrise was re-released worldwide on Battleaxe Records as an LP, and included their previous independent releases. Dark Sunrise was nominated for Best Rap Recording at the 2004 Juno Awards. Their follow up album, FEWturistic, was released on March 20, 2007, and featured the singles "Take It Easy" and "Drive Me Crazy". In 2008, the album earned them another Juno nomination.[1]

The band's best known singles to date are "Big", produced by Mr. Attic of Da Grassroots and "Oh Supaman", produced by Agile.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Dark Sunrise (2003)
  • FEWturistic (2007)

Singles[edit]

1999
  • "One, 2"
2000
  • "Live Ordeal!"
2001
  • "Push Up"
2003
  • "El Dorado"
  • "Big"
  • "Oh Supaman"
2007
  • "Take It Easy"
  • "Drive Me Crazy"

Award nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Brassmunk > Overview Allmusic. Accessed on July 23, 2010.

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