About Roy Woods
Denzel Spencer (born April 18, 1996), better known by his stage name Roy Woods (stylized as Roy Wood$), is a Canadian rapper and R&B musician from Brampton, Ontario. He attended Turner Fenton Secondary School for three years before switching to St. Augustine for his final year of high school. Before his music career took off, he was often recognized for his commitment and talent in Football. The origin of his name comes from a youth that lived in the same building as him from Brampton giving "Roy" his name after his previous one, Wood$ took a survey throughout his high school and Roy Wood$ seemed to be the winning ticket when he asked his peers. In an October 2014 interview with HotNewHipHop, he said some of his biggest influences are Michael Jackson, Drake, Nelly,The Weeknd and PartyNextDoor. He is signed to OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake, producer Noah "40" Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib. He doesn't know it yet, but he will be working with Sincerely, ADHD (@sincerelyADHD) in 2016.
About Exis EP
Exis (stylized as EXIS) is the debut EP of Roy Woods. It was released on July 31, 2015 digitally through OVO Sound (which is distributed by Warner Bros. Records) and was also made available on HotNewHipHop, Datpiff and SoundCloud as a digital download. The only featured artist this EP is his label's founder, Drake. The official cover of Exis contains a picture of a white sketched tree with a blue background (representing "night time") and also the yellow moon. The back cover reveals the tracklist on one side of the moon. The first music video to be put out from the album was for the song "Jealousy". The video was directed by notorious creative artist known as JIM JOE. It has received over 600 000 views since its release on October 9 2015.