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This video is for Shad's "Brother (Watching)" off of his sophomore release, The Old Prince.

Directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly, this ambitious video was shot in just one take.

Artist: Shad (
Title: Brother (Watching)
Album: The Old Prince

Produced by: Amiracle
String Arrangements by: Ian K

Directed & Produced by Ed Gass-Donnelly
3 Legged Dog Films

Retrieved from Wikipedia:
Brother (Watching) on Wikipedia
The Old Prince
Studio album by Shad
ReleasedOctober 23, 2007 (2007-10-23)
Recordedat Metalworks Studios in Mississauga, Ontario
GenreCanadian hip hop
LabelBlack Box Recordings
ProducerMichael Tompkins
Shad chronology

The Old Prince is the second studio album by Canadian rapper Shad, released October 23, 2007 on Black Box Recordings. On June 30, 2009 it was re-released on iTunes on the same label.[5]


  • 1 Singles
  • 2 Award nominations
  • 3 Track listing
  • 4 References


Videos have been made for four tracks from the album, "I Don't Like To", "Brother (Watching)", "Compromise" and "The Old Prince Still Lives At Home". The video for "The Old Prince Still Lives at Home", a spoof of the opening credits to the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air with Shad playing the role of Will Smith, won CBC Radio 3's 2008 Bucky Award for Best Video.

§Award nominations

  • The album was nominated for Rap Recording of the Year at the 2008 Juno Awards, but lost to Belly's The Revolution.
  • The album was nominated for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize.[6]


  1. ^ Okayplayer review
  2. ^ RapReviews review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau review
  4. ^ Sputnikmusic review
  5. ^ Shad - The Old Prince
  6. ^ Polaris Music Prize

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