2021 CMW Virtual Artists

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,...

Notifi

Notifi

Rapper, producer, engineer, mixer, crooner, Notifi is a consummate artist. Over crisp beats and dark, blitzed-out production, the Toronto auteur brings a fresh, unfiltered level of authenticity to his music; it’s the sound of the 6ix, of life itself, told with open...

CZN

CZN

CZN is a singing group consisting of CJ Capital, Seth Zosky, and Matthew Novary Joseph. CJ is from Ottawa, Seth is from Toronto and Matthew is from Hamilton. They come from different musical backgrounds which creates an intriguing mix in their sound. They constantly...

Les Louanges

Les Louanges

Les Louanges consists of Vincent Roberge .. and that’s it! Writer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, Les Louanges’ sound is truly tailor-made : a jazz-infused, undeniably groovy pop sound, boasting poetic yet relatable texts. A music born in the streets of Lévis, first...

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...

MostHatedHustle

MostHatedHustle

Ansar Gavrilov is an emerging hiphop/trap musician from Toronto, MostHatedHustle is self proclaimed alias based on personal experiences prior. I received a lot of hate from people around me for early accomplishments in life, music became my main outlet and “hustle”,...

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...

Gnarfunkel

Gnarfunkel

Gnarfunkel is a Vancouver-based band making waves with their electrifying live shows and unique melangé of musical styles. Fronted by two animalistic lead singers and backed by a tight, funky rhythm section, they take audiences on an energetic journey through time and...

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...

Dep BCS

Dep BCS

Dep BCS is a multi-talented artist/producer. Dep BCS was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and during this time, was heavily influenced by gospel, rock and hip-hop music. Being raised in a religious household with parents who share a passion for music, he started to...

Z!EE

Z!EE

When Z!EE (pronounced "Zee") is not blazing the stage at night with powerful music, he is somewhere in the inner city of Toronto writing his next hit to record in the studio. Whether chatting hard-core Dancehall lyrics, rapping or singing melodious Reggae vocals, Z!EE...