“Five Minutes With” Calgary hip hop/rap artist Lyrique

Lyrique (pronounced Ly•ric) is an immigrant to Canada from the Philippines who uses music mainly hip hop to express himself and connect with others. With a strong focus on lyricism with out forgetting the value of flow, Lyrique has become a staple in the Calgary hip-hop scene. Whether performing with a DJ, his band The Honor Roll. Or whether in acoustic duets and trios he is consistently challenging himself as a musician and person to grow.

Lyrique is also a member of the Alberta music collective/label:
“THE HONORROLL MUSIC COLLECTIVE”. With named Alberta artist to name a few. This has only added gas to Lyrique’s growing tank of musical inspiration and drive.

Lyrique has also opened for notable acts such as TYGA, Chali 2na, and LLOYD BANKS to name a few and has been featured on platforms such as MTV Philippines, CBC and Global news.

With 4 EP’s and a few singles released he is finally settling down to work on his first full length album.


Name: LYRIQUE (pronounces “Lyric”)

Genre: Hip hop/rap

Founded: September 2016

# of Albums: 4 EP’s

Latest Release:


Latest Single:


Latest Video:

Favourite Local Restaurant:


Favourite band as a teenager:

The Roots

Favourite band now:

The Free Nationals

Guilty Pleasure Song:

In Too Deep by SUM42

Live Show Ritual:

Listening to The Rock’s wrestling entrance music while hyping myself up in front of a mirror

Favourite local artist:


Nose Hill or Fish Creek?

Nose Hill

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

Night Owl

Road or studio?


Where can we follow you?

Instagram | Facebook

Any shows or albums coming up?

Albums: Debut Album coming out early 2019