Shades Lawrence

Genres: Hip Hop

Shades Lawrence is a Montreal born Hip Hop artist and DJ of mixed British, Jamaican, Irish and Scottish descent.

Her style can be described as alternative Hip Hop; socially and environmentally committed themes with poetic lyrics. Her music seeks to strengthen the connections between us and to make those connections more visible.

To date, her style has been compared to Lauryn Hill, Shad, and Jean Grae.

Currently, Shades has 3 EPs released: Formidable Time (2017), Second Life (2019), and Mind Right (2019). She also has released East West Road (2020), her first full-length album.

A pure lyricist, she has performed at 40+ shows as a spoken word poet and Hip Hop artist. Shades has shared the stage with a variety of artists, including Princess Nokia and Big Freedia.

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To find out more, subscribe to her mailing list at And follow her on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter as Shades Lawrence.

Come watch us at our showcase:

Downtown Stage

Wednesday May 19th, 2021 @ 7:00PM
Sponsored by: CMW

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Shades Lawrence

, Quebec
, Canada


Stephanie Lawrence

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Stephanie Lawrence

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