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February 21st, 2024

Folk singer-songwriter Shaina Hayes unveils playful, country-tinged title-track Kindergarten Heart, two days before her album release

Shaina Hayes
February 20th, 2024

Virginie B signs with Bonsound!

Virginie B
February 16th, 2024

Champion celebrates the 20th anniversary of Chill 'Em All with a first-ever vinyl edition and a show at the MTELUS

DJ Champion
February 8th, 2024

Elisapie nominated at the Junos!

Elisapie
February 7th, 2024

Annie-Claude Deschênes highlights the absurdity of good manners on PHONES, second single from her debut solo album, and announces new tour dates

Annie-Claude Deschênes
February 1st, 2024

Laurence-Anne reveals a new music video for Vitesse and announces Mexican tour dates

Laurence-Anne
January 23rd, 2024

Corridor returns with the single Mourir Demain and announces Mimi, a new album out in April

Corridor
January 18th, 2024

Joe Rocca makes a comeback with Focus / 21 Grammes, a double single that demonstrates the extent of his artistic growth

Joe Rocca
January 16th, 2024

Milk & Bone is back with a remix of Green Dot by BROODS, just a month before their Montreal show

Milk & Bone
January 11th, 2024

Shaina Hayes unveils Sun and Time, the perfect folk-pop song to overcome the winter blues

Shaina Hayes
December 13th, 2023

Milk & Bone treat us to a new version of the song Movies

Milk & Bone
December 7th, 2023

Population II unveils an exhilarating live performance of the song Orlando

Population II
December 5th, 2023

Elisapie and Population II awarded at the GAMIQ 

November 22nd, 2023

Elisapie presents a cover of Eurythmics' Love Is A Stranger and a new version of her song Arnaq exclusively via Spotify

Elisapie
November 15th, 2023

Shaina Hayes unveils the single New Favorite and announces the release of her sophomore album

Shaina Hayes
November 8th, 2023

Annie-Claude Deschênes signs with Bonsound and releases MENACE MINIMALE, a dystopic yet catchy first single

Annie-Claude Deschênes
October 30th, 2023

Lisa LeBlanc unveils an electrifying live performance of the song Dans l'jus before embarking on an international tour and a series of orchestra concerts

Lisa LeBlanc
October 26th, 2023

Shaina Hayes signs with Bonsound

Shaina Hayes
October 18th, 2023

Sophia Bel teams up with Thierry Larose on the enchanting new French single Dans les marguerites

Sophia Bel
October 12th, 2023

Our 2023 GAMIQ nominations

FELP ventures into hip-hop territory with Greg Beaudin and Hawa B on Brokest Rapper You Know

Today, the multi-instrumentalist, composer, and beatmaker FELP (aka Félix Petit) unveils Brokest Rapper You Know featuring Greg Beaudin and Hawa B, the third single from his album HELP. This new song follows Babyfoot (feat. Klô Pelgag) and Dino (feat. Laurence-Anne). HELP is FELP's first full length record, and will be released on June 9th via Bonsound.

On Brokest Rapper You Know, FELP ventures into hip-hop territory with audacity and authenticity. With a heavy dose of bass, synths and soul, he embraces the genre’s style and takes it to a whole new level. The lyrics of rapper Greg Beaudin (Dead Obies, Brown Family) describe with vulnerability and candor the harsh, precarious reality of an artist's life, while Hawa B mesmerizes us with her luminous and captivating voice.

Brokest Rapper You Know is, above all, the fruit of a spontaneous alliance between FELP and Greg Beaudin, whose studios are located above one another in Montreal. Hawa B, who was working closely with FELP on her solo project, was around when Greg began writing the lyrics of the song. They swiftly invited her to join and her voice was added seamlessly to the mix, giving the track momentum and a fresh musical direction.

On HELP, the prolific Montreal musician blends genres to offer a unique mix of experimental hip-hop, indie pop, R&B and electro-jazz. Renowned for having worked with some of the most talented Quebec artists of our time (Les Louanges, Hubert Lenoir, Safia Nolin), FELP presents an eclectic musical landscape on his first Bonsound release, which follows two self-produced mini-albums that came out in 2015 and 2017.

Nevertheless, FELP’s first full-length solo record is by no means a one-man show. Since his debut as a saxophonist more than a decade ago, FELP has worked with a horde of friends, including Klô Pelgag and Laurence-Anne, who now lend their voices to this album. The album is about collaboration, about lending a helping hand - hence its title HELP.

To celebrate the release, FELP will be performing at the Montreal International Jazz Festival on July 7th, alongside several special guests. This will be the only show presented as part of the release of the album HELP. Click here for more information.

Song Credits - Brokest Rapper You Know
Written by Gregory Beaudin-Kerr and Nadia Hawa Baldé
Composed by Félix Petit

Gregory Beaudin-Kerr, Nadia Hawa Baldé : Vocals
Jonathan Arseneau : Electric bass
Félix Petit : Synthesisers, programming

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