People of the Sun

Categories: Groups and Duos

Genres: Alternative, Pop, Rock, Urban


Erik Mehlsen
Regina, SK

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People of the Sun, a live 8-piece Hip-Hop/R&B band from Saskatchewan, includes industry veteran and community leader, Info Red, an Indigenous MC; Pakistani-born MC and producer, Origin of Spin; as well as Nigerian born singer/songwriters, Nini Jegz and ADEOLUWA.


  • People of the Sun Release First EP -

    People of the Sun Release First EP - "Last Day of Summer"

    November 27, 2020

    LAST DAY OF SUMMER is a live, hip-hop, funk, R&B party. It was made in Regina, at the Exchange, on the Last Day of Summer! It features stunning musical contributions from  industry veteran and community leader Info Red, an Indigenous MC; Pakistani-born MC and producer, Origin of Spin; as well as Nigerian born singer/songwriters Nini Jegz and ADEOLUWA. The band’s rhythm section includes keyboardist, Ethan Reoch; drummer, Cyprian Henry; bass player, Rob Lane; and Juno-award winning guitarist and band-leader, Erik Mehlsen.

    For vocalist, ADEOLUWA, what he is most proud about is the unique blend of talent on the E.P. 

    “Every single member of our band brings something edgy and captivating to the record. The songs sound complete in a very specific way and I can boldly say that I have not heard anything like “Last Day of Summer” ever. It really is a special project.”

    “Last Day of Summer” is now streaming on all platforms.






  • Last Day of Summer

    Various Artists

    November 2020

    For those seeking something real in the modern age, "The Last Day of Summer" is all about of walking the walk. In the face of social unrest due to #BLM protests, residential school graves, political controversies, and COVID-19 issues, the People of the Sun came together (safely) to make their mark. Spearheaded by Erik Mehlsen of Sharp 5 Records, 8 strangers from different walks of life came together to showcase an act of unity through music. The songs are not overly political or preachy; generally the album is light and fun. The broader statement of the album is in the fact this record was recorded live off the floor. While certain people in the music industry don't view records produced in this fashion as "legit" in 2021, the band prior...


  • Expectations

    PEOPLE OF THE SUN // Expectations

    Buy Expectations on Bandcamp -

    First Record "LAST DAY OF SUMMER" - Available Nov. 27, 2020

  • Party 'Til the Sun Comes Up

    PEOPLE OF THE SUN // Party 'Til the Sun Comes Up

    From our first Record "LAST DAY OF SUMMER"

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  • From the Top

    PEOPLE OF THE SUN // From the Top

    From the EP "A Day's Work" out Oct 8, 2021.


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