RECORD LABEL:Illect Recordings
GENRE:Electronic, Hip Hop
Award-winning Canadian emcee and long-standing Illect Recordings roster artist Rel McCoy—who’s been peppering electronic/lo-fi singles for more than a year—finally fully realizes another facet to his artistry with new LP, Melancholy Flowers. In addition to the standout opening track “Catching Time,” the album is a splendid bouquet of chillhop, beats, and focus-friendly lo-fi instrumentals.
KEY SELLING POINTS
- Rel McCoy is a two-time Independent Music Award winner for best hip hop album
- Rel has shared the stage with artists like Pharcyde, Slaughter House, Pharoahe Monch, Zion–I, Oddisee, Kev Brown, Jeru the Damaja, Masta Ace, Araab Musik, & Shad
- In 2015 his full-length album, The 13th Floor was the number one hip hop add for CMJ stations, and stayed at #1 for more than 10 weeks on Canadian Earshot charts in the hip hop category