Shortop is heavy in the Edmonton Hip-Hop scene as an MC, producer and a DJ. He started rapping in groups andas a solo artist in his teens. He then added turntables, inspired by his early rap influence Run DMC. As a turntable-ist, Shortop is a “scratch master and DJ battler”,who’s production style is deeply rooted with the artistry of DJ’ing. Touring with top-profile artists across Canada and the U.S., Shortop’s sound has moved crowds for years.