Podcast 650: Elaquent

A product of Guelph, Ontario, Elaquent, born Sona Elango, has been a pivotal figure in beats music for more than a decade, emphasizing the genre’s varied influences and pushing it into new, previously unthinkable spaces. The Canadian artist found hip-hop culture through his teenage years, and after trying his hand at rap, he gravitated towards production, teaching himself to make beats in his own bedroom. Shaping his style were the sounds of great producers like J Dilla and DJ Premier. In...

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1 week ago, XLR8R

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