A Wayward Word's Worth

March 6, 2010

Vancouver rapper to sweat it out in Jasper

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 7:30 pm

KYPRIOS, SWEATSHOP UNION’S LEAD MC, WILL KICK A FEW OF HIS FAMOUSLY NEUROTIC RHYMES AT THE ATHA-B ON MARCH 9  

His shadow simply wouldn’t shrink or grow- the sun cast it tall and lanky for hours behind him, on into what felt like the dead of night, as Kyprios marched away from a Canada Day show in the North West Territories that he’d played with fellow members of Vancouver rap crew Sweatshop Union. And as the lead MC basked in that endless solstice midnight high noon, he was struck by a swooning, sinking feeling.

“It was 10:30 at night, we’d played our hearts out and the sun was still blazing, I’d never been so exhausted or seen anything so beautiful and surreal,” said Kyprios, who will play an intimate solo set at the Atha-B on March 9, of the famous endless Northwest daylight that left his sweat soaked audience sparkling that night. “That weird dichotomy kind of reminded me of my bipolar nature as a musician man. It inspired the title and the concept for the new record I’m working on now.”

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http://www.fitzhugh.ca/arts-culture/662-vancouver-rapper-to-sweat-it-out-in-jasper

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