Ghettosocks (or just Socks) is a Hip Hop Producer and MC born in Ottawa and living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
After producing two demos Ghettosocks released his debut LP, 'Get Some Friends' (GSF) in November of 2006. GSF debuted at #1 on both Chartattack and !Earshot college radio charts for 2007. The single 'Step to a T-Rex' was nominated for an East Coast Music Award.
In 2007, he released his follow-up, 'I Can Make Your Dog Famous' Mixtape (ICMYDFM), with DJ Jorun Bombay. ICMYDF charted well on campus radio and was also awarded a Nova Scotia Music Award for Hip Hop Recording of the Year.
Socks’ latest and best work to date is entitled 'Treat of the Day' (TOTD). TOTD boasts 16 brand-new, high-cholesterol songs, featuring guest appearances from El da Sensei, Pumpkinhead, Edgar Allen Floe, Cesar Comanche, D-Sisive, Muneshine, Apt, and Timbuktu. TOTD hit #1 for hip hop on !Earshot college radio charts almost immediately, and ranked at #36 in the Top 200 overall for January 2010.
Socks’ videos appear regularly on MuchMusic, Canada’s #1 music TV station. Since his debut on J-Bru’s “Help I've Been Robbed!” Socks has appeared in rotation in videos such as Rhythmicru’s “We Have Come for you Children”, and for his songs “Step to a T-Rex”, “Don’t Turn Around featuring Edgar Allen Floe”, and his most recent hit “Out For Treats”.
Ghettosocks has been touring extensively since around 2006. Since then, he's been across Canada, to parts of the U.S., Europe (including U.K., Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary), and most recently Japan.