“Five Minutes With” Vancouver-bassed musician, Kid Filthy

If alien means belonging elsewhere, perhaps Kid Filthy is someone who belongs everywhere. The shy rockstar finds himself at home in the eclectic and the contradictory, effortlessly pairing petaled shirts and glasses, suturing vulnerable lyrics to heavy, sinister instrumentals. Born in Congo, DRC in 1997 Mica Ntabaza was painted by a mosaic of influences from a young age, from Kanye West to Speaker Knockerz to Joey Bada$$ and Kurt Cobain.

Kid Filthy is here to stay and the impact he is about to leave will be just shy of a meteoric crater.

Kid Filthy




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Latest Single:

Dead & Gone

Latest Video:

Favourite musician growing up:

Frere Carlyto

Favourite musician now:

Lil Uzi Vert

Guilty pleasure song:

Lonely – Speaker Knockerz

Live show ritual:

1 minute to myself – prayer and breathing exercises.

Favourite local musician:

Bear in Mind

EP or LP? :


Early bird or night owl? :

Night Owl – I appreciate getting up early to maximize my day but my insomnia says otherwise

Road or studio?:


Any shows or albums coming up?

I want to push my single “Vetements”. I believe it’s a staple of sound in the city. I have been working on a collection of music that pushes the envelope and I can’t wait to share

Where can we follow you?

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube


Rapid Fire Vancouver Qs

Favourite local restaurant:

Bons Off Broadway

Favourite street in your city:

Franklin St. In east Vancouver. Our old studio was there, it’s ground zero for a lot of my favourite moments/recordings as an artist

Favourite park in your city:

Stanley Park – From walking a forest-embedded trail to biking the sea wall it doesn’t get any better

Favourite music venue in your city:

The Vogue

Favourite music store in your city:

Long &Mcquade