Chicago, Ill. -- Last month, DJBooth.net had the opportunity to attend the
Hennessy Artistry Showcase
. Held at Chicago venue The Shrine and hosted by Windy City emcee
, the event included a performance by
, as well as sets by Booth favorites
, the latter of whom rocked the stage alongside Philly octet
After the show, DJBooth sat down for an interview with Munroe, the Ontarian up-and-comer who brought us such reader-approved features as "
" and "
," in addition to earning plaudits for his guest vocals on tracks by
Polo Perks Is Building a Future From Pieces of the Past
We talk to the Surf Gang artist about microdosing alternative music in his raps.
"). Fresh off a national tour in support of Wale's forthcoming debut album,
(due out in early November), the buzzmaking singer/songwriter/producer is wrapping up recording on his own freshman set,
Don't Think Less of Me
below, Colin Munroe gives us the inside scoop on his pre-performance drinking preferences, which #1 hitmaker and fellow Toronto resident just might appear on his next single (
) and his plans to drop new material in mixtape form prior to his debut's arrival on store shelves.