EV Thompson (CA)
Ev Thompson has accomplished a lot of in a relatively short career thus far. While touring across 4 countries, he has set himself apart from the average hip-hop artist, touring a captivating live show across North America, and displaying a lyrical prowess and vocal tones that have drawn comparisons to artists like Brother Ali and Joyner Lucas.
Ev’s song ‘3Peat’ recently was featured on Eminen’s siriusxm station Shade 45, in a segment of the Lord Sear Special. Ev’s last three independently released projects all charted multiple times in the National Top 10 Hip-Hop Charts on Canadian College radio, he has toured internationally multiple times, has an album produced by a Juno credited producer (Rel McCoy – Shad, Ghetto Concept), an album featuring production from a WCMA winning producer (Factor Chandelier – Def3 Wildlif3), and his May 2019 release ‘God Save The Crown’ has spawn 6 music videos.
With over 500 of shows to his credit across 5 Canadian provinces and 9 American states, Ev played his first European shows in May of 2019. He has toured Canada consistently as a headlining act as well as being tour support for many accomplished artists such as Merkules and Evil Ebenezer of the Stomp Down Killaz, Jarren Benton, Ghettosocks, Rel McCoy and Dragon Fli Empire; and he has toured the United States as main support for LA rap legend Abstract Rude multiple times, as well as Scarub of Living Legends. Ev has also shared stages with Chris Webby, Rittz, R.A. The Rugged Man, Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Mayday, SonReal, Snak The Ripper, Moka Only, Aaron Cohen, and many more.
Ev maintains an active schedule; he has played festivals such as Northern Touch Music Festival in Winnipeg, the Parks Festival in Kelowna, Electric Love in Chilliwack, BC, New Skool Rules in The Netherlands, and he has showcased at Canadian Music Week multiple times.
Ev’s fan base has grown significantly over the past 5 years, and he has received funding from Creative Saskatchewan, The Saskatchewan Arts Board and SaskMusic. Ev Thompson is well on his way to captivating a much larger fan base and solidifying himself as an artist to be taken seriously in Canada and across the world.