Every once in awhile, I’ll stumble across a gem in the inbox. Today, that gem is Dayda Banks’ Roy Meets World. On the mixtape, the Saskatoon, SK emcee delivers a heartfelt, carefully-crafted project with some talented rhyming to boot. A couple early favourites are “I Want It All”, “Bring Boots”, “For The Hell Of It”, and “Therapy”. Stream/download Roy Meets World and read what inspired the project below.
“About a year ago I found myself lost, frustrated and sick of living in the same day routine. You could say I had a sudden moment of clarity and realized what I have been doing is not important, and this repetition I have been caught up in, is not the way I want to spend my life… Where I live, the easiest thing to do is to lose yourself, and fall into something I see people regret for their whole lives. Instead, I picked up a pen. Music has been a way I can inspire and motivate, vent about personal conflict, and help others with their own.” – Dayda Banks