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
Agile
Past members May 19
Reign (King Reign; deceased)

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, the late 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.

External links[edit]