ShaqIsDope 'Black Frames' (mixtape stream)

ShaqIsDope 'Black Frames' (mixtape stream)
Toronto MC ShaqIsDope is gearing up for an opening set in his home city supporting Ty Dolla $ign later this week, and before he takes the stage, the rapper has dropped his long-awaited mixtape Black Frames.

The follow-up to his Early Beginnings: The Shaquille Baptiste Story mixtape, the new release sees the artist examine weighty subjects such as temptation and moral integrity over 12 new tracks. Production comes courtesy of Zhi, Seeo-Beats, FrancisGotHeat, AndreOnTheBeat, J-Wiz, Pitt tha Kid, Kelly Portis and Tha Jerm, with the lone feature coming from West9Phamily on bonus track "Bow My Head."

ShaqIsDope opens for Ty Dolla $ign at the Opera House on Friday (April 29) alongside Keita Juma and Nasty Nigel. To hear some of his new material in a live setting, snap up some tickets here.

Take a listen to Black Frames in its entirety in the player below.