SHASH'U (Fool's Gold, MTL) w/ Ivan Rankic and Yung Sioux

  • The Hifi Club 219 10 Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2R 0A4 Canada

Shash’U is a Montreal DJ, singer, composer and songwriter who has been active for the past ten years and has been associated with Piu Piu, the electro-beat movement. The artist, of Haitian descent, has a long track record as a DJ and EDM beat producer. Shash’U has worked in the world of Hip-Hop, Pop and Electro Acoustics with an array of international artists such as James Di Salvio, Youssoupha (Fr), Kutmah (UK), Gage (Fr), Kaytranada (MTL) and Gilles Peterson (UK). His EP and remixes available online, have earned him international recognition and invitations to some of the greatest DJ gatherings and festivals, including Boiler Room, Low End Theory, Piknik Electronic, Hit + Run and Igloofest. Shash’U describes his style as PWRFNK (Power Funk), a genre he made popular through the distinct character of his drums, the ubiquity of his bass and his melodies influenced by 70´s-80´s funk revisited with an urban / vintage-hip-hop /street beat flavour.