ABDOMINAL is a local hip-hop artist, who has been involved in Toronto’s music scene for over fifteen years. What began as a passionate hobby for him, eventually became a career. He’s now been working as a professional musician for ten years. Abs has worked with many celebrated local musicians (DJ Fase, D-Sisive, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ivana Santilli, etc.), as well as many internationally acclaimed artists (the UK’s DJ Format, Cut Chemist from Jurassic 5, Young Einstein from Ugly Duckling, etc.). He’s released two solo albums, both locally and internationally…“Flowtation Device”(2001) and “Escape From the Pigeon Hole”(2007). The song “Pedal Pusher”, from the latter, won the 2007 SOCAN ECHO songwriting prize for best Canadian song of the year. He also featured prominently on DJ Format’s two highly successful albums, “Music For the Mature B-Boy”(2003) and “If You Can’t Join ‘Em…Beat ‘Em”(2005). In addition to performing regularly around Toronto and Canada, Abs has also toured extensively all around the world (England, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, etc.).