Pip Skid

Canadian rapper

Patrick Skene, known professionally as Pip Skid and Wicked Nut, is a Canadian rapper and writer, and a cornerstone of the successful Vancouver based independent hip hop label Peanuts & Corn.[1] Originally hailing from Brandon, Manitoba, Pip is known in underground hip hop circles for his distinctive gravel-throated vocals, as well as his clever writing, and angry delivery.[2]

Pip Skid
Pip Skid performing at the 2007 Ellice Street Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Pip Skid performing at the 2007 Ellice Street Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Background information
OriginBrandon, Manitoba, Canada
GenresCanadian hip hop
LabelsPeanuts & Corn Records

As a co-founder of landmark Canadian hip hop group Farm Fresh, as well as a member of other famed crews such as Fermented Reptile, Hip Hop Weiners, Taking Care of Business, and Break Bread,[3] Pip has sold thousands of albums while starring on over a dozen albums since 1994, appearing on many more, and touring all over North America.[4] His current album Skid Row peaked at #4[5] on the Canadian Hip Hop charts on May 1, 2010. This album follows in the footsteps of Funny Farm 2 which hit #3[6] on the hip hop charts and Funny Farm which hit #32[7] on the combined charts. His single Alone Again from the Funny Farm album achieved rotation on the national music network Much Music.[8]

Selected discographyEdit

  • Farm Fresh - Space EP (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Farm Fresh - Crazy Fiction (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Farm Fresh - Played Out (CD,
  • Farm Fresh - Time is Running Out (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - Friends4Ever (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - Money Matters (7", Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - I'm Mean (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - Funny Farm (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - Funny Farm 2 (12", Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - The Pip Donahue Show (2007) (EP, Independent)[9]
  • Taking Care of Business - Taking Care of Business (CD, First Things First)[10]
  • Fermented Reptile - Let's Just Call You "Quits" (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Hip Hop Weiners - All Beef, No Chicken (CD, Peanuts & Corn)
  • Pip Skid - Skid Row (CD, Foultone)[11]

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Beats & Rhymes[permanent dead link]
  2. "Covers + Features". Archived from the original on 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-04-26.
  3. Breaking Bread with Peanuts & Corn
  4. Street Cred
  5. "Hip Hop Charts". Archived from the original on 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  6. "Hip Hop Charts". Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  7. "General Charts". Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  8. Music Choices
  9. Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 2007, "Pip Skid The Pip Donahue Show..." by Anthony Augustine
  10. "Skratch Bastid, John Smith & Pip Skid — Taking Care Of Business". Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  11. Pip Skid Has Arrived

Other websitesEdit