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The West Coast Express Tour Nanaimo- Roast of Lil Cory
June 23 @ 7:00 pm - June 24 @ 1:00 am
The West Coast Express Tour brings the second leg of their tour to Nanaimo with a vibrant night of top shelf Hip-Hop Music on June 23rd at the Globe Live Studio. This stacked showcase of some of Western Canada’s best performers includes Mo Moshiri of the venerated Van City hip hop collective Sweatshop Union, Nanaimo’s very own and Canada’s #1 TikTok Live Host, Sirreal (fresh off of opening for Method Man and Redman on their recent Vancouver tour stop.) The co-headlining acts are rounded out by Vancouver’s Rozmo & Kid Lithium, touring their new album, Its Them.
But the talent doesn’t end there, with even more local support from KATCH22, REVRON, OBE G, OCTIV6 and ALPHA CENTAURI.
This stop on the tour also features a Comedy Roast Fundraiser for Cory Rasmussen, also known as lil Cory, who recently defeated Cancer for the 2nd time. The local music and comedy community will come together to raise money to help Cory out while he gets back on his feet and grows his hair back.
“A very well rounded lineup and a very hype, tightly manicured evening is what you can expect when the West Coast Express tour rolls through your city.” – Matt “Sirreal” Dunae
“I’m really excited to be part of this generation-spanning line-up. It gives the audience a great cross-section of personalities, styles, and content. I love all of these artists and what they’re doing in the community and the culture.” – Mo Moshiri
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
“For Sirreal, connection drives his music. He is inspired most by the ability to help people feel less alone through the messages they can relate to within his art. Losing his brother, father and 2 best friends to suicide, Sirreal knows the effect that suicide can have on families, communities and those left behind. He wants his message to make a difference, letting people know that they are not alone with their struggles.”
“Through his work with Sweatshop Union and his stellar solo work, Mo Moshiri pays respect to the culture every time he picks up the mic. His rhymes are reflective, celebratory and overflowing with feeling.”
Vancity rapper Rozmo is an emerging artist making his own mark on the city’s music scene. From his locally coveted ‘Clockwork Cypher’ series to a consistent slew of shows & music releases, his commitment to the craft is unmatched. Whether he’s dropping tunes solo, or with his partner in rhyme Kid Lithium, you can always expect elite content from this young creative.
“Kid Lithium is a rapper and producer from Vancouver, Canada. Known for his witty and somewhat dark subject matter, this self produced talent has many songs that push the boundaries of conventional hip hop. Kid Lithium released his magnum opus #dreamachine in 2014. He has also produced music for other local Vancouver artists such as Snak the Ripper and East Side Magic.
SIRREAL, MO MOSHIRI, ROZMO & KID LITHIUM – THE WEST COAST EXPRESS