The Winnipeg Boyz, is a duo that provides listeners with music and lyrics as raw and visceral as the city that gave them their name. This duo is comprised of two emcees, Heatbag Records Artist Jon-C & Charlie Fettah. Before forming the partnership that is the Winnipeg Boyz, the two co-founders of the western Canadian super group “Winnipeg’s Most”. Jon-C & Charlie Fettah toured 28 dates across western Canada successfully , along with a interview in an article in McLean’s magazine “ Straight Outta Winnipeg”. These two multiple Award winning emcee’s won 9 APCMA Awards* (Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards), and were featured in the CBC documentary The 8th Fire. As well as being featured on APTN “Breaking new sound” These two emcee’s have performed in front of thousands of people on live TV and for Fans across Canada, Big cities to small reserves. All within Their First two years. Now The Heatbag Boys Are Back at it again with their new Album Ab Initio.
The Winnipeg Boyz released their debut album “Ab Initio” on November 5th 2013. It immediately climbed to #12 on iTunes top hip-hop chart. Winnipeg Boyz chart climbing has been Incredible considering their competition were the Top artists from around the world.
The Winnipeg boyz have developed their fan base and consistently supplied them with raw talent, presence, and hard-hitting lyrics, combined with top-notch production. The beats for Ab Initio were provided by Juno nominated producers, Stomp and Boogey the Beat along with Six nations own 2oolman.
The Winnipeg Boyz’ music is a reflection of their cumulative life experiences, and with one listen to the new album “Ab Initio” you will understand who the Winnipeg Boyz truly are; gritty and unapologetic, raw and real to their art form. These two hip hop Artists never stop making music. You can find Jon-C And Charlie Fettah featured in songs all around Canada with different artist from the west to the east of Canada.
Charlie Fettah well hit you with those Lawless Lyrics mixed with his flawless style, while rapping on any beat. While Jon-C’s lyrics connect you to topics from an inner city perspective, not shying away from what brought him to where he is today. Both emcee’s are showing their growth musically and professionally, as-well as lyrically and straight forward. Charlie Fettah And Jon-C continue to keep growing with the urban culture that surrounds Winnipeg’s amazing hip hop scene. Opening up for World renowned artist recently like Waka Flocka, MGK, Tech N9ne, Redman, and many more artists.
This powerhouse duo has pack The Winnipeg Boyz Ab initio album with a 15 song track list with features on the album by Strange music superstar Krizz Kaliko, Juno nominated musician Nathan Cunningham, APCMA Award winning artist Drezus, along with multi talented artist like Rup Monsta, Blu , Jake, Bubblz, Lorenzo , and 2oolman.
"Better Place" from Ab Initio
"Life of a Soldier" from Ab Initio