One thing our country isn't short on is musical talent! From International to stars to emerging artists, Canda has it all.
In the new year, make sure to keep an eye out for these 5 emerging Black Canadian singers! Having won the Black Canadian Music Awards in January, they're definitely on our radar for the hottest new hits:
1. Adria Kain
Based in Toronto, this artist's hits are honest and pure, with melodies from the soul and lyrics that truly make you think. Her debut album, 'When Flowers Bloom', awarded her a Polaris Prize nomination!
Born in Brampton, Ontario, AHI's music style is best described as a mix of Folk with strong rythms, catchy melodies, and well thought out lyrics. This artist has achieved none other than over 60M streams worldwide! Listen to AHI's newest album, 'Prospect'.
3. Desarae Dee
Move over, "Toronto's Queen of Vibes" is here! This artist continues to pave a way for Black women Candian musicians with her instrumental, meaningful, and powerful hits. Listen to her chart-topping song, 'Meditation'!
4. Zach Zoya
Our very own Montreal artist Zach Zoya is defintely one to keep an eye out for this year! Born and raised in Rouyn-Noranda,this artist learned English through hip-hop, R&B and soul music. Listen to his award-winning debut EP, 'Spectrum'!
5. Nonso Amadi
Originally from Nigeria, this artist was inspired by soul and the rythm behind Afrobeats when creating his style of music. With over 100M streams to date, this artist is definitely one to watch out for (he's even currently recording his debut album!)