Switch is a Canadian hip hop artist commended for his original flow, vocal style, lyricism, and honesty. He began creating and recording his own tracks at the young age of 11. Over the years, his music has grown a philosophical undertone that encourages listeners to think critically. Switch’s unique life experience has created a sound and a message that can’t be placed into a category. His tracks range from grimy boom bap beats to newage, mellow trap. His musical range catches the attention of audiences and reels them into a catalog of music that covers a wide variety of styles, moods and topics.
A common theme in Switch’s music is mental health. Switch views music as a “healthy coping mechanism” and instrumental to a balanced state of mind. As a recovering addict, Switch attributes “staying clean” to self awareness and support, he said in a recent interview “I had to understand myself to help myself”. Self awareness, addiction, anxiety, obsession and uncertainty are a few of the themes Switch conveys through his complex worldplay, multi-syllable rhyme schemes and catchy choruses.
Switch is an exhilarating and experienced performer, his passion and inclusiveness is captivating and meaningful. His first show was in 2009. Since then, he has performed at over 115 shows and has toured Alberta and British Columbia. In 2019, he was awarded his first music grant which he used to create his newest album, “Run with Scissors” it was released on January 25th, 2020 and has already been streamed over 200,000 times on Spotify.
He has 30,000 followers across his platforms, over 500,000 Youtube views and 25,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. He has collaborated with Slaine, SmokeDza, Merkules, Snak The Ripper, MokaOnly and Evil Ebenezer to name a few. He is a consistent artist who works very fast and produces high quality music and visuals that are sure to stand out. Since January 2019, he has released 5 albums and 12 videos. His message is truly worth listening to and it isn’t available anywhere else, Switch is an artist to watch.