Biography

David Record (Born David Charles Emanuel Record) is an award winning, international touring, Canadian Hip Hop artist, Executive Producer and Poet. He was born in the capital of Canada, and raised in Brampton, Ontario.

Rap and hip hop music, along with the cultural influences of reggae and dancehall became a new area of study for David as he continued to hone his craft. Freestyle battles and recording music became a daily part of his training.

At 17 years of age, David started selling his music wherever he went. Many of his songs were played in steady rotation on CKLN-FM and CHRY FM radio stations, which helped create a buzz that helped David to become known as one of the hottest up and coming MC’s in Toronto.

David won $500 for taking the title at his first professional rap battle by taking down every opponent in attendance at the Humber College event in Rexdale, Ontario in front of 2000 spectators.

In 2009, David was picked up by the management of multi Juno and Grammy award winning singer Liberty Silver.

In 2010, David created the theme song for The Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation, which is a registered non-profit charitable organization established by Herb Audrey, the first black Canadian National Hockey League (NHL) player.

In 2011, David released his debut album “Rise Again” featuring Canadian JUNO and Grammy award winner Liberty Silver on multiple songs such as “You Are Everything” and “I Got Time.”

“I Got Time” was picked up by CHRY-FM and CKLN-FM radio, and played in rotation during that year.

David hosted a release party for “Rise Again” at Square Gardens Rose Theatre. Rogers TV filmed the event, and interviewed David. The footage was televised on Access Peel. The Brampton Guardian, Mississauga News, Snap Newspaper, and Sway Magazine were among the media outlets that covered the event.

Later that year, David filmed a commercial with Drake for the MTV Video Music Awards.

David enrolled in MetalWorks Institute where he studied Entertainment Business Management and started his own record company Rise Again Entertainment Inc. and became an executive producer with a team of in house producers and songwriters.

David landed a role in the TV series Urban Legends where he played a rookie football player on a show “Stranger than Fiction.”

In 2012, David founded the Annual “David Record Creative Arts Scholarship Award” to support the entrepreneurship and creativity of students pursuing post-secondary studies in the creative arts.

In 2013 David launched his single called “Submit To Me,” which was recorded, mixed and mastered at Metal Works Studios.
“The song is very soulful; deep hearted and has a jamming swing to it.”                                                                               – The London Gazette

David traveled to Jamaica to shoot an “unofficial video” for the song “Submit To Me.” The official video was shot in Toronto and broadcast nationwide in Canada through MuchMusic and internationally in the United Kingdom through Channel AK.

Prompted by the growing interest and success of the single “Submit To Me” David embarked on a 32 show “United Kingdom Submit To Me Tour.” He was also promoting his mixtape “Step Into Destiny” at this time. He shot a music video for the lead song “Step Into Destiny” off the mixtape while on tour in various England locations.

Later that same year he penned a 20 series poetry book “Kill Me With Love” inspired by his personal relationships and his philosophy of life. David secured a co-publishing deal for the book which went to print, due to the growing success of his career. The launch party for his book was hosted and broadcast by Rogers TV.

In 2014 David Record secured an Endorsement deal with Canada Scents Inc. for a women’s fragrance called “Floral Kiss”.

Later that year, David was presented with an Arts Acclaimed Citizens Award for his contribution to the heritage and culture of creative arts by the mayor of the City of Brampton.

In 2015, David is headlining in his nation-wide Under Moonlight Tour across Canada to promote his latest single “Under Moonlight.” This Under Moonlight Tour begins July 2016
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