music insauga: Smash Brovaz


For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 140 character: Smash Brovaz sound like:

Energetic emcees with the true love for hip-hop. Which is expressed through a diverse production and a high energy stage show.

Ten years from now your Smash Brovaz will be:  


If you could go open up for any artist on tour right now who would it be?

We’d like to open for Drake, because he’s been steadily reppin’ Toronto

So, what’s your favourite thing to do when you aren’t doing your music?

We spend a lot of time in the studio creating, if not , we’re out at a show supporting the city. Otherwise, its family time. We live a real simple life based around making music.

What is your Mississauga connection?

Born & Raised

What’s your favourite place in Mississauga to perform and why?

Celebration Square. It’s the largest stage in our hometown.

Where do you draw inspiration from when you write your lyrics and what’s your favourite part about the process? 

We listen to a lot of classic funk, soul & disco, so we draw our inspiration from the vibes of the past. All of our lyrics are 100 percent organic, and is a reflection of our everyday lives.  

Who are your favourite musicians? Why?

It’s so diverse, but Otis Redding, Slum Village, 2Pac, Roy Ayers, Nirvana, Quincy Jones, Nas, Roc Marciano, Kendrick Lamar, Little Brother, Janet Jackson, Redman & Method Man, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, GangStarr, Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan,. Simply because our taste in music is forever growing.

What are five things you can’t live without?

1.The Studio 2.Backwoods 3.Chicken 4.Video Games 5. The Internet 

What’s the coolest gig you ever did? Why?
Opening for Kendrick Lamar at Sound Academy for his Canadian debut 2010.

Anything you want to plug?
Twitter: @SmashBrovaz

Quick facts:

What high school did you go to?
Crooklin: Erindale
Junia-T: Clarkson 

Favourite food?
Crooklin: Oxtail
Junia-T: lasagna 

Favourite place to eat in Mississauga? 
Crooklin: All Spice / CeeBee’s (Carribean Food)
Junia-T: A1 Donuts (Patty on a Bun)

iPhone or Android?
iPhone x 2 

Timmies or McD’s coffee?
Tim Hortons x2

Last song listened to on your ipod?
Crooklin: Unreleased Crooklin track from upcomming Solo record.
Junia-T : Nuc*smE - Mary Jane Cartel 

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