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The new single from Mickey O’Brien dropped today with the video premiering at 3:33 PM EST…

The fourth and final single off Mickey O’Brien’s Orebody, “Orenda” refers to a mystical force present in all people that empowers them to affect the world, or change their own fate or destiny. The Nickel City MC writes about the emotion of shock/amazement and how everything he’s gone through in his life has chiselled him into the man he is today, and that it’s ok for him to be proud of his accomplishments. The chorus is sung by Will Himsl, a long time friend of Mickey’s and front man of the band Harvey King and The Grindstone. Backed by a symphony of funk and jazz courtesy of Fresh Kils, with saxophone by Anthony Rinaldi, keys by Zachary Clement, and scratches by DJ Versatile. “Orenda” takes you on journey of victory and triumph.

The video, shot by Dan Jardine in Kensington Market and favourite pub Ronnie’s Local, is Act 3 of a 3-part series in which two females, representing good and evil in the rapper’s life, help him find balance between both in the world.

Written and performed by Mickey O’Brien
Additional vocals by Will Himsl
Produced by Fresh Kils 
Co-produced by Mickey O’Brien
Saxophone by Anthony Rinaldi
Keys by Zachary Clement 
Cuts by DJ Versatile 
Remix by Factor Chandelier 
Mastered by Dorc