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“Welcome To Cobra Island” Artist Coming to Hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia

16 Sep

wordburglarrapplicablecoverBy James Robert Shaw
(The Wind up Geek)

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Sean Jordan, the man responsible for releasing an entire album dedicated to the GI Joe license titled “Welcome to Cobra Island”, returns to his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia this October. Currently based in Toronto Jordan spent his early career in Halifax performing under the stage name Wordburglar. Jordan has released a total of eight studio albums since his debut SJ the Wordburglar in 2003. Of those albums Burglaritis (2005) was nominated by the Canadian Music Week‘s Indie Awards for “Favourite Urban Artist/Group or Duo”. It was also the third most played hip-hop album on Canadian college radio in 2006 according to a year-end chart summary by the band Earshot. The track “Word Owner” won a fan-voted award for “Best Lyrics” by CBC Radio 3.

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