This first of its kind book is as authentic as it gets. Spanning over the course of nearly 30 years, it walks readers through the process of how Toronto developed a sound that would inject and shape the global music industry in a ground-breaking way. The only problem is, no one knows how it happened. Until now…
This epic story describes in vivid detail how Toronto producers battled their way to the top, literally. Depicting how an army of upstart producers rose from obscurity to dominate the Billboard charts in a matter of a few years. The process began in the early 80s and would begin to blossom in 2005, with the coming of an event that would discover and launch the careers of several producers who would turn the global music industry on its head.
Readers will get exclusive insight from the innovator of “Battle of the Beat Makers” who orchestrated this phenomenal rise of the city’s talent. Taking you through his trials and tribulations, sacrifices and triumphant rise above all obstacles to put the Toronto Sound on the map.
Learn about how producers such as Boi-1da and T-Minus were discovered, as well as Drake’s debut rap performance.