[Interview] Kobi of Canadian Winter discusses forthcoming EP, writing a Concept Album, and losing his mind
Photo: Robert Michael
by: Kara-Lis Coverdale
When Kobi of Canadian Winter first came to Canada, he wasn't expecting to end up a musician. But once he was welcomed open arms by the music community in Hamilton, Ontario, things sort of just fell together. Now, a few snow storm seasons later, he and his indie hip-hop group Canadian Winter are set to release their debut album Just Wait Till February, a concept album that vividly narrates his autobiographical experiences in big metaphors and dense literary and musical references over the band's detail oriented sample/live production style.
With the February first release date just on the horizon, emcee Kobi sat down to tell me about how his book agent back in the UK would kill him if she knew what he was up to, how he found comedy in light of impending doom, and how he made his heart a home in steel town.Hit the skip to read the full interview.