Are you ready to launch into 2012? MAX BURGUNDY sure is. Making quite an impression amongst music listeners in 2011, the next year is only going to be bigger and better for the Indie Hip Hopper who is already on fire.
Hailing from the Bronx and now residing in Brooklyn, this all around New Yorker is ready to take on the world. Raised by a lone wolf of a single mother, petty street violence, John Singleton movies and the only genre he's ever known, MAX BURGUNDY has never stopped paying attention to himself and his surroundings, and it shows in his music. With a sound described by some as equal parts Slug, MURS and Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Burgundy has a stage presence that is neither subtle nor ordinary. Max brings the emotion and anxiety of a tortured adolescence and early adulthood to his music and performance art.
Max has shared the stage with Pitbull, Das Racist, Chromeo, Gordon Voidwell, Atomosphere, Twin Shadow, MURS, Eyedea and countless others. He has collaborated with esteemed producers OMEN (Drake, Lil Wayne, Ludacris), KHRYSIS!!! (9th Wonder, The Away Team, Little Brother) Cookin Soul (Nipsey Hustle, 50 Cent), and the Fyre Dept (Adam Deitch, 50 Cent, Talib Kweli).
And that's not all.........2011 was a HUGE year for Max. Not only did he release his debut EP, #Waiting, but opportunity seemed to be present everywhere he looked. This year saw Max's first video for "Life Ain't Funny," premiere on Mashable. Max's follow up single for "Save Ferris (Fuck My Job)," premiered on Baeble Music, and the video for the song made an impressive premiere on CMJ.com.
The Deli Magazine has featured him as a NYC Rapper on the Rise, and he was just voted by Sonicbids into the Number One Spot for their top 5 Hip Hop artists of 2011. Max has also done a guest feature in the MTV.com Blog....wait...make that TWO guest features! This year saw Max playing shows at CMJ, Pop Montreal, and AC3 which are impressive to say the least.
As we speak he is currently in the studio recording his new album, which will feature a collaboration with Aaron Pfenning (Chairlift, Rewards), for one of the most anticipated collaborations of 2012. “Life Ain’t Funny” will also appear in the trailer for the Kevin Hart and Big Boy movie titled "Exit Strategy," and on the soundtrack released by Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle Records. 2012 also sees Max accepted into SXSW, Canadian Music Fest, and a chance to play Midem in Cannes.
2012 is going to be a colossal year for MAX BURGUNDY. Listen up and listen closely. If #Waiting was his Ace Ventura, expect the Freshman rapper to drop an Eternal Sunshine at the top of the year. Max is a definite artist to be on the look out for in 2012. Don’t miss out on what he has to offer!