Madchild, also known as “The Underground King,’ is a platinum-selling hip-hop artist, lyricist, songwriter, and producer hailing from Canada.
Madchild creatively pushes the limits by creating his own rhymes that articulate and captivates moments that are as individualistic as his lifestyle.
Madchild is back with a vengeance with his new album, The Darkest Hour, produced exclusively by Evidence, and will be released on July 28th, 2017 via Battleaxe Records. The album is a reflection of Madchild’s darkest time in his life; he utilizes his aggressive lyrics as a piercing weapon against the demons he battled. Accompanying Madchild on this musical battleground are; Alchemist, Domo Genesis, Fashawn, Krondon, A$ton Matthews and Illmaculate.
Madchild has been featured in Billboard, Yahoo News, Sway’s Universe (Sirius XM), Jason Ellis Show (Sirius XM), B-Real TV, The Chronicle- Herald, Eye-Opener TV, VICE, HipHop DX, Complex and many more.
As a solo artist, Madchild released his debut album, ‘Dopesick’ in 2012.
The album was well received and earned Madchild the #3 spot on the Canadian Billboard Top 200, and #7 on the U.S Heatseekers Chart, as well as a Juno nomination for ‘Rap Recording of the Year,’ Sirius XFM and Canadian Independent Music Award nominations.
Madchild’s origin in the hip-hop world began when he paired up with rapper Prevail, and they created the award-winning group Swollen Members, which grew to include DJ and producer, Rob the Viking. Swollen Members and Madchild have collectively racked up well over 100 million views on Youtube and earned both multiple platinum and gold sales certification for their albums. Swollen Members have supplemented their accolades with tours all over the world with acts such as Ghostface of the Wu-Tang Clan, Rihanna, Nelly Furtado, Sum41, and Black Eyed Peas.
Madchild has permanently relocated to Los Angeles with his beloved dog, Lola and is in the studio. Be sure to catch him as he embarks on a worldwide tour throughout the year.