Dre Pao is a songwriter and music entrepreneur from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


Dre Pao's music career was launched in 2012 after being discovered on a beach in the south of Spain by recording artist Xuso Jones (Former Universal Music Spain). Dre Pao’s debut single WithoutChya accumulated over 1.5 Million views on Facebook and over 230K on YouTube, while harnessing radio play across Canada. the Latin-inspired single was named Maple Pick - Song of the Week (91.5FM The Beat - Kitchener, ON), featured as the Top 40 Sure-Shot (103.7 KOOL FM - Victoria, BC), and also featured on the Northern Spotlight (103.7 MIX FM - Fort McMurray, Alberta).  Dre's sophomore single MidNight notched similar numbers, hitting over 1 million video views online, while also receiving continued commercial radio support from radio stations across Canada. 


Dre Pao is the host of the Real Talk Podcast and Music Masterplan on Rogers TV. Both shows are dedicated to having in-depth conversations with music industry leaders. Some of Dre's past guests include the Arkells, Monster Truck, Snow, Leroy Sanchez, Billy Talent, Our Lady Peace, Murda Beatz, Sarah McLachlan, Shaun Frank, The Strumbellas, and Gary Vaynerchuk.

Dre Pao consults brands on their social media strategy as a partner at Xrozs Group. The international digital marketing agency develops full communication strategies for major brands. Some past clients include former manager of Taylor Swift: Rick Barker, Swoop Airlines, Cadillac-Fairview, Mizrahi Developments, and Greenland Group.

Dre is passionate about building opportunities for new and young artists, working closely with
Hamilton's Music Advisory Team and Mohawk College's Annual Music Career Day Conference.

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