Similar To: Down With Webster, Linkin Park, Eminem, K-Os
Genre: Alternative,Hip Hop / Rap,Pop,Rock
King Dylan is a √¢‚Ç¨≈ìbreath of fresh air√¢‚Ç¨¬ù as an adventurous solo Alternative Hip Hop/Pop artist from Calgary, Alberta. Sometimes compared to Down With Webster or Linkin Park, his ability to deliver intricate rhymes, sing at the top of his lungs, bang on his piano, and jump around (some call it dancing) is unmatched by humans and most wild animals.
√¢‚Ç¨≈ìA flow of pure energy from all directions.√¢‚Ç¨¬ù - Earbender YYC (Victoria Cosens)
√¢‚Ç¨≈ìKing Dylan has developed a signature style with soulful, catchy melodies√¢‚Ç¨¬ù √¢‚Ç¨‚Äú St. Albert Gazette (Anna Borowiecki)
King Dylan recently received $15,000 through Calgary's AMP Radio Rockstar contest and is slated to play Canadian Music Fest 2013 in Toronto. He's also recorded songs with former Juno Award Winners (Moka Only of Swollen Members) received √¢‚Ç¨≈ìHonourable Mention√¢‚Ç¨¬ù as a top finalist in 2011's ISC International Songwriting Competition for his song √¢‚Ç¨≈ìNever Walked On The Moon√¢‚Ç¨¬ù, and self-produced and recorded 7 full-length albums and numerous Music videos.
√¢‚Ç¨≈ìThe fact that he makes both the serious and celebratory work together and blend seamlessly speaks to how confident he is in the King Dylan skin√¢‚Ç¨¬ù - Calgary Herald (Mike Bell)
King Dylan's unique style and stage energy comes from being a kid who grew up in Northern Alberta playing outside with trees, having no television, and spending 13 years of his life training to be an International level speed skater. Ultimately that dream was traded for a life of rapping and producing music. Dylan also spent 5 years playing bass guitar in a rock band (Broken Ride) that toured across Canada, played at CMW ( Canadian Music Week 2010 and 2011), worked with producers Dale Penner (Nickelback) & Chris Burke-Gaffney (Chantal Kreviazuk), received FACTOR Grants, and charted on some Albertan radios.
√¢‚Ç¨≈ìDylan√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s production is crisp, clean and professional-sounding √¢‚Ç¨‚Äù the type of beats likely to get him radio play√¢‚Ç¨¬ù - EXCLAIM! Magazine (Thomas Quinlan)
√¢‚Ç¨≈ìWith a killer live performance and a unique combination of musical styles, King Dylan is a force to be reckoned with in the Calgary Scene√¢‚Ç¨¬ù - Indie 403 Artist of the Month (Taryn Craig)
Looking For The Sun, to be released in March 2013, is King Dylan's Fourth official solo album and first EP. This 7-track album takes a darker approach to life, touching on topics about suicide, financial responsibilities, leaving a band of 5 years, friendships tested and the forever-trendy subject of Love.
Dylan's infectious delivery and relatable approach on Looking For The Sun is reflective of everyone's endless search for the √¢‚Ç¨≈ìlight√¢‚Ç¨¬ù.