2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Thulani “Face” Nyashanu

Thulani “Face” Nyashanu

Inspired by Africa’s iconic world music artists such as Youssou Ndour Salif Keita, Baba Maal, Busi Mhlongo, Jabu Khanyile and many others, South African singer, composer, producer and songwriter, Thulani’ began his musical journey In 2005 when founded production...

Anadatrap Story

Anadatrap Story

Anada Trap Story is an Afro hip hop Trio, from the streets of Soweto. After forming in 2014 the group have been is quiet well known for blending various sounds from Kwaito music to the widely known Trap music and have constantly produced new sound that they believe is...

Origin of Spin

Origin of Spin

Origin of Spin (Adam Parwez) is a Pakistani/Canadian beatmaker who produces a mix of 90's Boom Bap, Trip-Hop, Downtempo, Jazz and Electronic beats, currently residing on Treaty 4 territory in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Raised in the analog era of turntables, drum...

MELODNA

MELODNA

MELODNA (mel•o•d•na), is a 25 year old emerging independent artist. Writing her first song at 5 years old, Melodna knew that music would be a constant in her life. Growing in the respected shadow of her musically inclined father, she spent her early years writing...

XL The Band

XL The Band

Hailing from the west coast of Canada, XL The Band is a hip hop/ jazz/ alternative fusion band with a deep and rich history in the music industry, and decades of live experience rocking audiences of tens of thousands in arenas and at festivals, playing in orchestras,...

Shanii22

Shanii22

Shaheen Alasmar, better known as Shanii22, is an up and coming artist in both the Canadian and International music scenes. As a Syrian-Lebanese rapper raised in Kuwait, his multicultural background deeply influences his unique approach to music, which has turned heads...

RAWMNY WILDCAT

RAWMNY WILDCAT

Rawmny Wildcat (pronouced Raw Money Wildcat) delivers a mix influenced by Soul and 90s Hip-Hop. Rawmny began recording during his school years in Montreal, where he grew up after relocating from Ethiopia. As he taps into a creative zone, he spits out heartfelt...

Allydice

Allydice

Allydice is a Canadian Hip-Hop and R&B duo comprised of identical twin sisters Kayle and Kayla Allydice. Born to Jamaican parents, the twins were introduced to reggae and dancehall at an early age. Their love for music began with reggae, but it did not solely...

Jesse Patrick

Jesse Patrick

Jesse Patrick is an up and coming Canadian artist from Dartmouth NS. Fusing together blues, jazz, funk, and hip-hop, his album "Old Soul New Vibe" is sure to get your toes tapping.

MER

MER

MER is a hip-hop artist that strives to enjoy life more everyday. Born and raised in Hamilton , Ontario His introduction to playing music was at the age of 13. Throughout high school, MER took production classes, played drums in a jazz band, and covered metal songs....

Naya Ali

Naya Ali

Naya Ali, a rapper of Ethiopian origin living in Montreal, is a breath of fresh air on the Quebec Hip-Hop scene. Endowed with a flamboyant personality and an unparalleled flow, Naya Ali is capable of transporting us from a scathing universe to a world that is...

Boy Pape

Boy Pape

Boy Pape is an artist/songwriter born in New York and now resides in Toronto, Canada. Known to fans and collaborators as a clever and diverse musician, Pape expertly crafts songs that range from bouncy trap anthems to emotional, acoustic ballads - and everything in...

MUTARI

MUTARI

Mutari is an enigma. Originally from Cameroon (Central Africa) , The Berlin born, Toronto based artist doesn’t fit neatly onto one musical genre. His madcap energy is spread across a bevy of Rock, Pop, R&B, Jazz and Hip Hop influences. A signature sound and style...

The Fresh Kils Trio

The Fresh Kils Trio

Beat machine master and world travelled performer, Fresh Kils, is back with a new outfit. Accompanied by longtime collaborator Anthony Rinaldi on sax, and Andrew Ivens on keys, the Fresh Kils Trio brings a completely fresh take on live/electronic performance. With...

Shades Lawrence

Shades Lawrence

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...