Born: Andre Jay Sutherland
July 15, 1991, St. Thomas, Jamaica.
In 2008, Popcaan joined Vybz Kartel‘s Gaza Music Empire. In 2010, he released his breakthrough international hit “Clarks” with Kartel, an ode to the popular shoe brand.
In 2013, Popcaan signed with Mixpak Records and released his debut studio album, Where We Come From. 2016 Popcaan signed with Canadian rapper Drake‘s record label OVO Sound and Warner Records. Popcaan’s international singles include “Only Man She Want” (2011), “Everything Nice” (2014), “Ova Dweet” (2016), “El Chapo” (2017), and “Family” (2017). Popcaan made his acting debut in the film The Intent 2: The Come Up (2018).
Popcaan has collaborated with a number of international artists, most notably Drake, Jamie xx, Pusha T, Giggs, Matoma, Wale, Gorillaz and Davido.
His second album for Mixpak Records, entitled Forever, was released on 20 July 2018.