Montreal’s Shades Lawrence presents emotive new track “Pass the Rock,” the second release off of forthcoming EP Second Life. Her empowered triplet-flow dances over the track’s hard-hitting production and her messages of dynamic self-determination for womxn of colour are palpable throughout.
Following the spring release of Second Life, Shades will be taking her virtuosic lyricism and nostalgic approach to rap music on tour across Canada. Stay tuned for much more from this rising star of the alternative rap world.
Peggy is a musicologist and recording artist who is deeply invested in music’s role in society. She is particularly interested in how marginalized artists create representations for themselves through music and she is passionate about artists who exhibit strong musicianship and poignant songwriting.
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