Arlo Maverick (Vocalist), Oozeela (Vocalist), K-Riz (Vocalist)
hip hop / R & B
Arlo Maverick (of Politic Live) is an Edmonton-based hip-hop MC that has celebrated many successes. Some of these accomplishments include award nominations; critical acclaim from accredited music sites in Canada (Exclaim /HipHopCanada.com) and the US (Rap Reviews / Pop Matters); showcasing at Canadian Music Week, Breakout West and the Edmonton and Winnipeg Jazz Festivals; and national campus radio chart activity in both Canada and the US.
Arlo Maverick’s sound explores Jazz, Electro, and Soul yet identifies itself as hip-hop. Writing from his personal experiences, Arlo Maverick connects with his fans one song at a time. Be it songs about the innocence of falling in love, confronting one’s inner demons, or the struggles of making ends meet, Arlo Maverick’s music is as much about moving his audience physically as it is about moving them emotionally.
Stepping away from hip-hop’s tradition of just an MC and a DJ, Arlo Maverick incorporates this hip-hop staple with his live band. With influences like K-Os, The Black Keys and The Roots, Arlo’s live show is a fun, energetic and interactive experience where the audience is freed of their inhibitions and exist in the moment.
Arlo Maverick is currently working on his sophomore album, Soul Merchant.
Oct 15 – Breakout West 2016 Showcase Night 2 | Regina, SK Oct 15 – 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards Industry Awards | Regina, SK Oct 14 – Breakout West 2016 Showcase Night 1 | Regina, SK