Rollie Pemberton, aka Cadence Weapon, is set to unveil his new self-titled record on Friday, January 19 via eOne Music. The Edmonton, Alberta, native has lifted the lid on the album’s fourth single, “High Rise,” which was produced by Montreal’s Jacques Greene.
“’High Rise’ was inspired by my experience looking for a place to live when I first moved to Toronto. It made me imagine a demonic real estate agent chanting at me to give up the search for a house, to move into a condo,” Cadence says of the inspiration for the track. “I think many people are dealing with rampant gentrification and the erosion of community today so I decided to write a protest song about it.”
Check out “High Rise” below.
You can catch Cadence Weapon live in Toronto on March 30 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre.