Hailing from Toronto, Black Lion (Rich Lindo and JR ‘Heny’ Lindo) release their “Free Association” EP right in time for the holidays. The 7 track EP (along with a bonus track) serves as a follow up to their mixtape Black Lion Presents: The Prodigy and the Architect which was released back in 2015. From beginning to end, it’s brimming with all that you might expect from one of Black Lion’s releases, big production, dirty grooves mixed with some soul and trap all in one. Free Association EP is now available at all streaming retailers and features contributions from Ray Robinson, Dukez, Gary B, Janel Sherise and more. Stream above or choose a link below:
The members of Black Lion were friends long before they became a collective. After a they saw early success when their mixtape Black Lion Presents: The Prodigy and the Architect in 2015, earned them a Canadian Music Week Showcase. Rich Lindo is the collective’s Music Producer who is notable for his engaging remixes, including Sizzla’s Take Myself Away
and Sade’s Soldier of Love, which earned viral acclaim and achieved over one million YouTube hits. Rich’s brother, Heny, is a gifted Emcee who represents the Greater Toronto Area and is one of the main artists featured on Black Lion’s releases.
The collective’s sound is undeniably versatile, take inspiration from its roots in their awareness of relevant current historical, and emerging global themes and trends, as well as an appreciation for the lighter moments in life. Firm believers that music is one of life’s greatest gifts, Black Lion use their music to entertain and inspire listeners. They pride themselves on delivering a substantive message over gripping and soul-wrenching