Ontario hip hop artist’s song about high cost of hydro goes viral

A musician from Windsor, Ont., is hoping a new song will give voice to many in the province who are upset about soaring hydro prices.

Jeremy Renaud – who goes by J Reno – published the song Hydro Bills Monday which had been viewed almost 100,000 times on Facebook by Wednesday evening.

It starts out using a clip of Ontario PC Party Leader Patrick Brown asking a question about hydro to Premier Kathleen Wynne inside the legislature.

Renaud, who described himself as a “regular guy who makes hip hop music,” told Global News he was inspired to write the song based on his personal experience with hydro.

“I felt like getting my frustrations out and venting my personal opinion on the situation, and music is my platform. So that’s how it all came about,” he said.

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