GRID Magazine


KALAN: Toronto’s Rising Star Drops Haunting New Track “Ghost”


Hailing from the vibrant streets of Toronto, KALAN, a young and dynamic rapper, is making waves in the Canadian hip-hop scene with his latest single, “Ghost.” Known for his unique blend of hook-centric lyrics, melodic yet fast-paced rapping, and killer dance moves, KALAN quickly establishes himself as a force to be reckoned with.

KALAN’s journey in the music industry is as diverse as it is impressive. Starting his career as a touring hip-hop dancer, he seamlessly transitioned into songwriting, releasing his first EP at 14. Since then, every new single has catapulted him to more tremendous success. His exceptional skills as a rapper and dancer make him a standout triple threat in the urban music scene.

His recent release, “I Did It,” featuring Futuristic, is still creating a buzz and has been handpicked for a movie in the UK starring none other than Ed Sheeran. His track “Can’t Tell Me” gained recognition when featured in the popular game Fortnite, further boosting his profile.

KALAN’s influence is rapidly growing, with over 50k followers on TikTok and responses from hip-hop heavyweights like Logic, Token, Armani White, and JELEEL!. Fresh off opening for Tony Yayo in Toronto, he’s now gearing up to headline a show at the iconic El Mocambo in Toronto.

“Ghost,” his newest offering, is a testament to KALAN’s evolving artistry and knack for creating resonating hip-hop music. This track is set to solidify his status as one of the most promising talents emerging from Toronto’s thriving rap scene. Keep your eyes on KALAN – he’s just getting started.



GRID Magazine provides a steady flow of inspiration & information through in-depth coverage on music artists & trending topics.