Shad (rapper)

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Background information
Birth nameShadrach Kabango
Born (1982-07-18) July 18, 1982 (age 39)
OriginLondon, Ontario, Canada
GenresCanadian hip hop
Years active2005–present
LabelsBlack Box, Decon

Shadrach Kabango (born July 18, 1982 in Kenya), known by his stage names, Shad and Shad K., is a Canadian rapper.

Shad was born in Kenya to Rwandan parents and was raised in London, Ontario. He self-made his debut album, When This Is Over with a $17,500 cash prise that he won from 91.5 The Beat's Rhythm of the Future talent competition. His album The Old Prince was nominated for a Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year, and was also nominated for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize. His third album, TSOL was nominated for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize, a 2011 MuchMusic Video Award, and won the Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year at the 2011 Juno Awards.[1]

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Shad has released 3 studio albums:

Year Album
2005 When This Is Over
2007 The Old Prince
2010 TSOL

References[change | change source]

  1. "Shad nips Drake for rap Juno".

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