"Pimpton’s rapping is unhinged in the best way, a style that’s certain to turn some off—which also can be an early sign of someone with a potentially original voice." - Pigeons and Planes
"Pimpton’s been cranking out some of the hungriest turned-up up stoner-trap around." - Hip Hop Canada
Pimpton has just unleashed the first video from his upcoming LP, "All The Sexy Girls". It Premiered today on HipHopCanada.com who describe the video by saying, "[Pimpton] plays things out as the man in the mirror; that is, the man in the mirror playing witness to all the sexy girls. The girls are kicking it in their room: they’re doing their hair, and taking their clothes off, and having pillow fights. Basically, they’re playing out all of the mystical behind-closed-doors female activity that men fantasize about. And Pimpton gets to take it all in. Lucky dude." Stay tuned as there will be much more to come from Pimpton leading up to the release of his sophomore album, Killa Call Me Killa Vol. 2 this fall.
Canadian rapper, 23-year-old Kyriel “Pimpton” Roberts combines old-school hip-hop influences, experimental production, and thought-provoking lyrical flow to create a distinctive brand of hip-hop. Pimpton released two major albums in 2013 - The Deal Breaker: Manifest Destiny in February 2013, followed by Killa Call Me Killa Vol. 1 in September 2013.
Pimpton immigrated to Canada from the country island of Trinidad and Tobago. He started listening to hip-hop when he was 12 years old and released his debut album, The Newer Testament while he was still in highschool. Pimpton has always had curiosity towards societal shortcomings. He strongly identifies with the struggles of the middle class, and those of visible minorities. Pimpton’s reflections on these problems are conveyed through his lyricism.
On TDBMD, Pimpton teamed up with hip-hop legend Andre Nickatina for the track “Little Darrell.” By September 2013, “Little Darrell” had skyrocketed on to the MuchMusic charts, and presently remains in rotation on MuchVibe.
For KCMKV1 Pimpton’s switched it up with a free download album that was Hosted by DJ PopDukez which has been downloaded over 25,750 times. The top Single “Pom Pom Wit Killa Inside” is currently in rotation on MuchVIBE.
Pimpton has performed at major festivals including SXSW, JunoFEST, Cannabis Cup and Canadian Music Week. He has shared the stage with big name hip-hop artists and icons such as Big Sean,Young Jeezy, BeenieMan, Andre Nickatina, Mistah F.A.B., EPMD (Eric Sermon and Parish Smith), UGK's Bun B, Cannabliss, Sweat Shop Union, RedMan & Method Man, Wu Tang Clan's Gza, Wu Tang Clan's Raekwon, Bone Thugz N Harmony, Warren G, Waka Flocka Flame, Swollen Members, Swollen Members's MadChild, Moka Only, JD Era, La Coka Nostra, and more.