Video: The surprising inspiration for “Let Your Backbone Slide”

June 26, 2017

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In a video interview captured backstage at the 2017 SOCAN Awards, SOCAN member Maestro, who co-wrote “Let Your Backbone Slide” – the winner of a 2017 SOCAN Classic Award, for 100,000 airplays – discusses how the song was born; whether he knew at the time how groundbreaking it was; how his flow proves his braggadocio; and the parallels between his rapping and his acting.