Luke Boyd known as ‘Classified‘ was born on December 13th, 1977 from Enfield, Nova Scotia. He attended Hants East Rural High School in Milford, Nova Scotia where he started up his own production label, ‘Half Life Records‘ and released his first full length LP in 1995 which was named ‘Time’s Up, Kid.’ After years of Classified perfecting his acts through label contracts he produced, recorded and also released his ninth album, ‘Trial & Error‘ where he signed off with URBNET Records which is based in Toronto, Ontario. It was stated in 2004 that his ninth album was the highest selling independent rap albums in Canada. 2003 and 2004 was one of the most busiest times for Classified with his continuous support with VideoFACT where he released two music videos and continued to master his perfection as a rapper where he joined forces with Choclair, Maestro Fresh Wes and Royce Da 5’9″; making him open for popular rap artists Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, The Game, Nelly, MC Grizzly, Captain Capota, Nas, and Black Moon. With Classified’s tenth album, ‘Boy-Cott-In the Industry‘, it became his highest rap point in his career where rappers Choclair, Royce Da 5’9″, Jay Bizzy, J-Bru, A-Wall, Spesh K, and Mic Boyd appeared on the album making # 46 on SoundScan‘s Canadian R&B/Hip-Hop albums charts. That same year the hit singles “The Maritimes“, “5th Element“, “No Mistakes“, and “Find Out” all became the Top 20 Hit’s on Much Music and MTV Canada. The music video “No Mistakes” won Classified a MMVA for MuchVibe Best Rap Video and the ninth album “Boy-Cott-In the Industry” won him a Juno Award nomination for Rap Recording of 2006. When releasing his eleventh album, “Hitch Hikin’ Music” it was stated that it was Classified’s finest work and he was given another Juno Award nomination for Rap Recording of 2007. Early last year Classified’s hit single, “Anybody Listening” brought him to #52 on the Canadian Hot 100 on Much Music and his thirteenth studio album had great success where it was debuted Canadian Albums Chart at #25. In May of last year Classified won the MuchVibe “Best Hip-Hop Video of the Year” at the 2009 MuchMusic Video Awards. His hit single in 2010 “Oh…Canada” peaked at #14 Canadian Hot 100 and was certified platinum in digital downloads by the CRIA.