Jamaican born entertainer, Poor Boy, was raised in Toronto group homes from the time he immigrated to Canada as a young teen until he was of legal age to be released on his own. The struggles and loneliness of not having a family, helped, Poor Boy, whose music has its own unique sound of hip hop mixed with reggae, rock and even pop, to discover writing lyrics and expressing himself through music to stay out of trouble. He soon learned he was not only able to write down bars and melodies, but lyrically murder his competition in freestyle battles. The ability to continuously write entertaining scripts, songs and different characters and the fact that he could make people laugh during his performances, is why Poor Boy now has hilarious comedy skits available on his website and Youtube channel to keep his fans laughing and entertained. After years of working hard, usually 2 jobs at a time, writing songs, and recording them, Poor Boy recently released his first 20 track mixtape, “Times Are Hurting,” which includes songs that each have their own unique sound and to top it off, hilarious comedy skits in between to keep you entertained. “Times Are Hurting,” is available on all online distribution platforms including iTunes and Google Play. Poor Boy’s growing popularity has helped him to achieve radio airplay in not only Toronto but in Australia and the UK. Hard work, interesting, powerful and meaningful lyrics as well as a unique sound unlike most artists, are why Poor Boy is already getting a huge following around he city. This Toronto Poor Boy’s entertaining personality and business mindset is definitely something to look out for as he is gunning for the top spot in the city whose streets raised him. His mission, entertain the world.
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