MAESTRO FRESH WES autographed "Let Your Backbone Slide" 14x20 display
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"Let Your Backbone Slide" is a Canadian hip hop song that holds a significant place in the history of Canadian music and hip hop culture. Released in 1989, the song was performed by the Toronto-based rapper Maestro Fresh Wes (Wesley Williams).
This print features the cover of that famous EP record and is autographed by the Maestro. Matted and framed to 14x20 inches. UV-protected plexiglass and black wood frame finish.
At the time of its release, hip hop was still a relatively new and emerging genre in Canada, and there were few Canadian artists making waves in the international hip hop scene. However, "Let Your Backbone Slide" changed the game by becoming the first Canadian hip hop single to reach Gold status, selling over 50,000 copies in Canada
Beyond its commercial success, the song had a profound cultural impact. It provided a platform for Canadian hip hop artists, shining a spotlight on the burgeoning talent in the country. the track paved the way for future Canadian hip hop acts,
Today, "Let Your Backbone Slide" remains a classic in Canadian music history. It continues to be celebrated for its catchy beats, memorable lyrics, and its impact on the development of hip hop in Canada.