Infinite

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Infinite

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Biography

Infinite grew up in the Mount Olive Drive neighbourhood in Rexdale, Ontario; a low income area in Toronto, Canada by a single mother and two older brothers, one of whom was murdered in 1995. Shortly after this tragic event, he left his 1995/ 1996 Juno Award winning group Ghetto Concept. Starting at a young age, Infinite was continually exposed to the negative street environment. But now he strives to educate the new breed of youth by turning negative into positive. Artistic ability and new flavour are the rules that Infinite and brother Cain, C.E.O. of his label Lockdown Entertainment Inc. abide by to create rap music on a new level. They are constantly striving to lead the independent record market to major record label status, i.e. video "Gotta Get Mine" which raised the standards of urban video quality and recognition by commercial radio stations. Infinite has most certainly been a consistent and outstanding artist in the Canadian music scene. In 1997, Infinite had been selected as the spokesperson for "Chill Out", a clothing drive for the homeless, in which the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Raptors are sponsors. He also made a host appearance on MuchMusic's Rap City. Infinite toured with LL Cool J during the summer of 1998 which was sponsored by Fubu. He also performed at the Convent House Fundraiser Concert, along side Mya and Michie Mee. In February 1999, Infinite performed at MuchMusic's Da Mix, Black History Month discussion panel, which also featured Bob Marley's band, The Wailers. A month later Infinite was chosen by CapCom Japan (guru of video game makers), to record voice-overs and soundtrack for the Street Fighter, "3rd Strike" arcade game. The game was released in Japanese arcades May 1999 (it was released in Canada August 1999). Infinite's performance at the 1999 NXNE showcase helped to highlight Canada's urban independent music scene.


Winner of:

  • MuchMusic's Best Hip Hop Video 1997,
  • Canadian Urban Music Awards Best Hip Hop Video and Best Director 1997,
  • Mic Check Magazines Best Rap Video 1997.

Nominated for:

  • 1997 Juno Award for Best Rap Recording.
  • MuchMusic's Best Music Video 1999,
  • Best Rap Video 1999
  • and Best Independent Video 1999.
  • C.U.M.A Best Music Video.


Videos

360

Take a Look

Gotta Get Mine ft. Divine Brown

External Links

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