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Published on April 20th, 2024 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Canada’s East Coast’s Own Big Loso

In the heart of Canada’s East Coast, amidst the vibrant cityscape of Halifax, a resilient artist known as Big Loso emerges from the shadows, his music echoing the triumph of the human spirit over adversity.

Carlos Toliver, better known by his stage moniker Big Loso, discovered his passion for rap in the most unexpected of circumstances. A brush with mortality in 2015, resulting in the loss of his eyesight, became the catalyst for his journey into the world of hip-hop. Despite the darkness that enveloped him, Carlos found solace in the rhythm and rhyme, using music as a beacon of hope in his darkest hour.

Through the haze of uncertainty, Carlos found his footing in the music scene, collaborating with local talents like Jordan Crutcher and forging connections beyond the Canadian border. His journey from adversity to acclaim is a testament to his resilience and unwavering determination.

Big Loso’s style transcends boundaries, blending elements of trap and rap with a versatility that captivates audiences far and wide. From gritty street anthems to melodic reflections, his music speaks to the soul, resonating with fans across the spectrum.

Networking becomes his lifeline, a means to bridge the gap between dreams and reality. With each connection forged, Carlos inches closer to his ultimate goal, navigating the music industry with a tenacity that knows no bounds.

While he remains fiercely independent, Carlos harbors dreams of collaboration with icons like Chief Keef, Sada Baby, Gucci Mane, and Lil Boosie. Yet, amidst his aspirations, he remains grounded by the love and support of his family, particularly his mother, whose strength serves as his guiding light.

As he paves his path to success, Carlos embraces the challenges that lie ahead, eager to conquer new horizons and share his story with the world. Through his music, he seeks to inspire others, proving that adversity is merely a stepping stone on the journey to greatness.

With each verse penned and each beat dropped, Big Loso’s legacy grows, his music serving as a testament to the power of resilience, determination, and the unwavering belief in oneself.

About the Author

Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, Media and SEO Consultant, Journalist, Ph.D. and retired combat vet. 2023 recipient of The President's Lifetime Achievement Award. Partner at THM Media Group. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, the United States Press Agency and ForbesBLK.

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