Related Information for Maestro Fresh Wes Maestro Fresh Wes (b. Wesley Williams 1968) is a Canadian hip-hop musician from Toronto. Previously known as Maestro Fresh Wes before shortening his name to Maestro in the late 1990's, he was in 1989 the first Canadian rapper to have a Top 40 hit, "Let Your Backbone Slide". As of 2006, in fact, "Let Your Backbone Slide" remained the best-selling Canadian hip hop single until 2008.His debut album Symphony In Effect was released in 1989. After his 1991 album,.. read more