Saukrates celebrates his birthday with AMANI / .@biggsoxx

2015 Juno nominee Saukrates celebrates
his birthday with Amani video
Upcoming: Walrus Talks, Juno Awards, SXSW,
Toronto show April 5 @ Revival 

TORONTO - Saukrates celebrates his birthday by sharing his brand new video for the title track off his Juno nominated EP Amani which features cameos from Canadian rappers Shad and Maestro Fresh Wes, among others. The record, released via Culvert Music, is nominated for Rap Recording of the Year at the Juno Awards. Amani is also Saukrates' given name. 
Next week, Saukrates is a speaker at a Walrus Talks event in London, Ontario that puts the spotlight on creativity (more info, here: as well as walking the red carpet at the 2015 Juno Awards in Hamilton, Ontario. He hops a flight down to Austin, Texas for SXSW where he has confirmed four performances (complete dates/appearances below.) He returns to Toronto for an April 5 hometown show at Revival.


Saukrates - Amani (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
In celebration of Canada's Juno Awards, CBC Music filmed a hip hop Cypher in their grimey fourth basement in their downtown Toronto HQ. Watch Saukrates alongside Tre Mission, Marco Polo and Naturally Born Strangers here: 

An anchor in the Toronto's hip hop scene, a long list of globally-familiar names provide a resume of respect from Saukrates' years of rap collaborations; Drake, Nelly Furtado, Nas, Common, Redman, and Xzibit, to name a few. As a producer, he has worked with K-os, Swollen Members, Jully Black, Rascalz, Kardinal Offishal, Choclair, Classified, Shad, Tre Mission, SonReal, and OB Obrien.

 Upcoming Appearances & Shows
March 12 - LONDON, ON - Walrus Talks "Creativity" Details:
March 12 - LONDON, ON - The Soundbar (391 Richmond Street)
March 13 - HAMILTON, ON - JUNOFEST 1:30 a.m. @ Sarcoa (57 Discovery Dr) Tickets:
March 17-22 - AUSTIN, TX - SXSW 

* Tuesday, March 17 @ Friends Bar/Canada House (206 E 6th Street) Midnight to 12:40 a.m. Presented By CIMA/MusicOntario
* Wednesday, March 18 @ Friends Bar/Canada House (206 E 6th Street) from 10:20 p.m. to 10:40 p.m. Producer Haus presented By The Beat Academy
* Thursday, March 19 @ The Brew Exchange (706 W 6th Street) from 5 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. Presented by EyeHeartSF
* Saturday, March 21 @ Friends Bar/Canada House (206 E 6th Street) 1:55 p.m. to 2:35 p.m. Toronto: Music Meets World Showcase presented by The City of Toronto, Toronto-Austin Music City Alliance & Music Ontario
April 5 - TORONTO, ON - Revival @ Sunday Night Live Tickets: 

Saukrates celebrates his birthday with AMANI / .@biggsoxx Saukrates celebrates his birthday with AMANI / .@biggsoxx Reviewed by Tony G on March 08, 2015 Rating: 5

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