k-osÂ at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, April 20 2013
– photos by Kirk Chantraine
k-osÂ on tour for his fifth album, BLack On BLonde, in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom Saturday night.
The album features the singlesÂ “Dog is Mine”Â and “NYCE 2 KNOW YA”.Â BLack on BLondeÂ features a mix ofÂ rock tunes, on which the Toronto musicianÂ sings and plays drums, guitar and bass, and old-school hip hop jams. It’s his sixth album since releasing his first single, “Musical Essence”, in 1993.
BLack on BLondeÂ also features collaborations with Gym Class Heroes vocalistÂ Travie McCoy, Metric’s Emily Haines, Black Thought (The Roots), Corey HartÂ (“Sunglasses At Night”),Â Sam Roberts and Sebastien Grainger (Death from Above 1979).