Genre: conscious hip-hop, jazz, reggae, and electronic music
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Musical Influences: Kanye West, K-Os, EXIT, and Kendrick Lamar
Bio: Arlo Maverick is an MC whose sound explores Jazz, Electro, and Soul yet identifies himself through fusing the golden era hiphop and Jazz. Arlo’s story with hip-hop starts in his household. From his grandmother bringing him to church on Sundays to his uncle playing music in the bar he built in his basement, Arlo Maverick’s childhood and life have constantly been surrounded by music played at these gatherings. Since then, Arlo Maverick has taken those inspirations with him to become an active member of Alberta’s hip hop community, not only helping to build the scene but also providing other aspiring artists the tools and resources needed to create music. Presently, Arlo Maverick has been working on his craft for 16 years and has toured British Columbia, Alberta, Winnipeg, Ontario, South Korea, London, Astonia, Wrexham Wales, and Rotterdam.
Photos by: Natalie Meyer
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