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Special Feature: So Loki

Editor’s Note: In advance of Discorder’s Hip Hop Showcase & Fundraiser Friday, November 18 at the Media Club, we asked the performing artists for a little background…

So Loki is a Vancouver-based alternative rap group comprised of Sam Lucia and Natura, founded in early 2015.

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Discorder Magazine: Who is the biggest influence on your sound?

So Loki: Based God. He speaks positivity to the youth.

DM: What is your favourite venue to perform at, or attend a concert at? 

SL: We performed at a space in East Van called Warehaus a couple weeks ago and it was pretty gnarly. It was a blank canvas for us to be creative.

DM: As emerging artists based in the Lower Mainland, what is the biggest obstacle for getting noticed nationally and internationally?

SL: Touring visas for the US are getting more expensive, which is pretty lame. Not the biggest obstacle, but it’s a bummer.

DM: Do you think the hip hop and rap produced in the Pacific Northwest has a distinct sound or style?

SL: It used to be a lot of boom bap but it’s changing. Everyone is working at moulding the new sound as we speak.

DM: If you could be featured on a track with any current breakout artist, who would you want to collaborate with?

SL: BBNO$ or SONDER. They’re both pretty groovy.


So Loki was featured in the May 2016 issue of Discorder Magazine, but the article can be found online here. They will be performing a the Local Hip Hop Showcase & Fundraiser Friday, November 18 at the Media Club. Doors at 8pm, show at 9. Additional performers include Missy D, Freeman Young, R.O.M.I. Something August, and Spotty Josif. Tickets are $10 in advance on brownpapertickets.com, or $15 at the door. This is a 19+ event.

Photo by Ivanna Besenovsky. More work at @ivanna.jpg