Lexxicon is gearing up to release his EP titled ‘Bashment SZN’ just in time for Spring and Summer. It will be released on the 7th of April, and based off the tracks we’ve heard already, like Pon Di Floor (26th February), it will definitely be blasting from the speakers during those picnics in the park as lockdown eases; providing party anthems and good vibes only.
When you listen to his music you can’t help but notice the similarities to artists such as PartyNextDoor or Swae Lee. However, Lexxicon is not one to be pigeonholed into one category as his music sounds like an amalagamtion of loads of genres. You can notice elements of Bashment, Dancehall, Tropical R&B and even a bit of Grime thrown in there. With his undeniable charisma and irresisteble swagger, the Jamaican-Canadian artist exemplifies passion and persistence.
If you have ever been lucky enough to see this talented star live before then you can vouch for his captivating stage presence. It is almost impossible for an audience to not become consumed by the intense energy that radiates through his music and the long-lasting impression of his dynamic live performances.
His originality is rooted in his connections to some of the most musically renowned cities in the world. His capacity to blend his Jamaican roots with quinitesstial mainstream sounds and influences sets him apart from the crowd.
Lexxicon obvioulsy has a strong artistic vision and has carefully curated his sound; he is determined to push the boundaries of the music industry and is quickly rising on the scene to becoming a household name. Keep your eyes peeled for this talent.
By his early teenage years, Lexxicon had lived in Birmingham, England and New York City, before settling in Toronto, Canada where he truly began honing his skills and natural talent as a professional recording artist. With connections to some of the most renowned music cities of the world, Lexxicon is known for blending his Jamaican roots with R&B, Hip-Hop and Afrobeat. His ability to seamlessly fuse elements from multiple genres has led him to write and release a myriad of catchy, up-tempo tracks, reflected in projects such as: Bashment Trap House and Bashment Reggaeton. Finding inspiration in the works of established artists such as Sean Paul, Stefflon Don, Afro B and Wizkid, Lexxicon hopes to champion his unique sound and create a similar imprint on the international music scene.
“As a dancehall music lover, I always wanted to create a small project that really reflected those that I looked up to and this EP is that project. You won’t be able to listen without moving, grooving and wishing you could catch a bubble”
With an energetic, engaging and explosive stage presence, it is no wonder that Lexxicon has graced some of the most prestigious stages in and around Toronto such as, Afro Fest, Kothu Fest, Canadian Music Week, T-Dot Fest and Culture Shock Block Party. His growing presence in the Toronto arts community has garnered the attention of music lovers, peers and press alike. Lexxicon’s inspiring rise as an artist has been captured with interviews featured on CBC Radio, Sauga 960am program, New Theory Radio, We Love Hip Hop, Studio01, Global 640 am’s kultur’d podcast, The Ryersonian, and the Halifax, NS-based Art Pays Me podcast. He has also been featured in media outlets such as Exclaim, CBC Radio, NOW Magazine, Breakfast Television and E-Talk.
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