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Wesley Williams

Artist,
Maestro
Toronto, ON, Canada
Wes ‘Maestro’ Williams is one of Canada’s must successful and influential hip-hop artists. His signature song ‘Let Your Backbone Slide’ remains the only Canadian hip hop single to ever reach gold.

Over a decade ago, Williams added acting to his arsenal of talents. He was praised for his portrayal of Tony Bogard in ‘Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story’ which also starred Academy-Award winner Jamie Foxx. He has appeared in several other film and television projects including ‘Instant Star’, ‘Four Brothers’, ‘Paid in Full’, ‘Soul Food’, and ‘Poor Boys Game’, the film score for which featured two of his original songs. Wes has always been community oriented and continues to support several charitable organizations including War Child, Save the Children, Covenant House, Special Olympics, Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) and The African Aids Society.