ComplexCon returns to Long Beach Nov. 6 - 7 with hosts J. Balvin and Kristen Noel Crawley, performances by A$AP Rocky and Turnstile, and more shopping and drops.

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Quietly establishing himself as one of Alberta's deftest lyricists, K-Riz is poised to make a leap this year. The Edmonton-by-way-of-Toronto artist spits and sings straight from the heart over otherworldly beats fusing the best parts of '90s R&B with spacey, futuristic hip-hop sonics. Late last year, he dropped The Room, an EP he wrote while recovering from injuries he sustained in a car accident in June. This summer, he'll release his sophomore full-length album Peace & Love, which will include production from Grammy nominee LordQuest (Talib Kweli, Schoolboy Q), as well as appearances by Calgary rapper Lyrique and legendary bassist Bubby Lewis (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Jhene Aiko). K-Riz says it's not so much a breakup album as it is "a breakthrough album"—and he's certainly due for one. —Alex Nino Gheciu