Pressa Opens Up About Losing Houdini, Toronto’s Violent Reputation & More

Quinton Armani Gardner was brought into the world on May 10, 1996 in Toronto, Ontario to a Filipino mother and a Jamaican dad. He was 5 weeks old when his dad was condemned to 15 years in jail for second-degree murder, which left his mom to really focus on him and his more established sibling. He experienced childhood in the Driftwood neighborhood of Jane and Finch in Toronto, which is infamous for gangster associations and shootings.

Gardner rose to unmistakable quality after the arrival of his hit single “Novacane”, which was delivered by continuous colleague Murda Beatz. In 2017 he opened for Drake on his Boy Meets World Tour regardless of being on bail for alleged charges, and was included in 6IX RISING a Canadian narrative film about the hip jump culture in Canada. Sometime thereafter he acquired critical consideration for his special stream on his single Canada Goose including Tory Lanez, which was delivered in December. Pressa has additionally worked with abroad craftsmen including British rapper Giggs, delivering the single Sexy in April 2017 and he was highlighted in K Koke’s single D Ting Set in the exact year. In October 2018, Pressa delivered the single 420 in London highlighting Lil Uzi Vert. He was highlighted on the tune Up and Down by 6ixBuzz close by Houdini which amassed more than 1 million perspectives on YouTube inside the first month of delivery.

In 2019 he has delivered “Prestige”, a collection named after his dad, which appeared at the number 1 spot on the iTunes Canada hip bounce music charts. It included appearances from Burna Bandz just as Lil Richie. Pressa teamed up with British rapper Russ and Taze on the single Vida Loca delivered in July 2019. One of Pressa’s most recognized singles, “O.T.M. (Out The Mud)”, was delivered on February 7, 2020 through WorldStarHipHop.

In May 2020, he signed with Sony Music Canada, in conjunction to Blue Feathers Records, harmonizing with his arrival of his single 96 Freestyle.

Starting 2019, Gardner is living in Los Angeles, California, having been migrated from Toronto.