Tag Archives: Toronto

One Day Soon_ Finally

After three years of work One Day Soon is finally here. Today (Oct 7) is my fathers birthday. People who purchased the physical CD will read in the (32 page hand-written) booklet that I dedicated this album to my parents. Without them there would be no me, so who better to dedicate it to. My […]

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The Girl (2 of 3)_ City & Colour Cover

This is the second of three visual interpretations of the City & Colour song ‘The Girl’ that I covered on the mixtape Love & Other Struggles. This video as well as the first one (click link for some more context) is directed by Nabil Shash. Special thanks to Ayo Leilani and Sun from the 88 […]

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Sikligar Documentary Screening_ Toronto

If you’re in Toronto on Friday, Sept 30th and you’re not going to see James Blake at the Phoenix (like I am), you should be going to see Sikligar, a documentary by Mandeep Sethi about the Sikligar Sikhs, the black-ironsmiths and weapons makers of the Khalsa Army of the Sikhs. The film is premiering in […]

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The Girl (1 of 3)_ City & Colour Cover

A few months ago I had an idea to shoot three videos that showed three different perspectives and visual interpretations of the City & Colour song ‘The Girl’ that I covered on the mixtape Love & Other Struggles. The video is directed by Nabil Shash. The first time I heard this song it was sung […]

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Re-Infiltrator_ Victoria Sol (Live)

About two years ago a beautiful young lady walked up to me after a performance at the Black Students Conference organized by UBSR (United Black Students of Ryerson). Her name was Victoria Falana, she was the president of the Black Students association at the University of Western Ontario. She asked me to come out to […]

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Scadding Court Market_ TedxTO Salon Series

My friend Neel Joshi asked me to come and speak at this TedxTO Salon called ‘The Immigrant.’ I am a fan of Ted though it can be quite elite. This one was a little different though. The TedxTO Salon entitled ‘The Immigrant’ was at Scadding Court Community Centre a place were I got my first […]

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Loft 404_ Toronto

People who attended my listening celebration, Gathering No. 1, on September 9th experienced Loft 404 first hand. Loft 404 is an interesting space in downtown Toronto that was conceived, created and cultivated by Genna Bauder. When my friend Kate Fraser called me up one night and said “I’m at this place, I think you should […]

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Rich Kidd_ EPK 2011

This beautifully crafted EPK created by Mark Valino a Toronto filmmaker and documentarian looks behind the scenes at Rich Kidd, a Toronto artist who is basically a renaissance man. Rich Kidd is a beat-maker, an artist and a performer who has carved a space out for himself in Toronto, across the country and beyond. I […]

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Denzel_ Manifesto 2011

I noticed this year that friends of mine have been calling it “Manifesto Season.” If you are in Toronto and you’re into hip hop of a certain kind you probably know about the Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture. This is the first promo video for the festival that is already underway. I met Denzel […]

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Cocoons EP_

GET COCOONS EP (PAY WHAT YOU CAN) Yesterday I decided to let go of some songs that I’ve been holding onto. The songs on the Cocoons EP are songs that didn’t make it onto One Day Soon, the album that I’ve been working on that is due out Oct 7, 2011. Cocoons like One Day […]

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