Waahli

Waahli

A versatile artist, musician, and trilingual emcee. He is a member of  Nomadic Massive, an independent hip-hop supergroup based in Montreal, Quebec. Following the release of his 1st solo album entitled Black Soap in 2018, Waahli toured Canada, the United States, and Europe. More recently, he released Soap Opera, an outstanding EP that mixes Hip-Hop, Haitian and Afro-Caribbean influences. With hip hop culture as his foundation, Waahli has shared the stage with renowned artists on an international level. He uses his multidisciplinary skills to branch out and expresses himself by painting a thoughtful musical landscape. Integrating elements of Afrofuturism in the aesthetic of his sounds, Waahli brings an authentic voice by bridging his ancestral past to the present and future. In 2020, Soap Opera charted #1 in the Canadian Earshot National Hip Hop Chart.

His first single entitled, ”Bliye Sa” (pronounced Blee-Yay Sah) means ”forget about it” in Haitian Creole and was produced by Boogat, winner of the Juno award (acknowledge for Canadian musical artists and bands). Though he recorded the song in his Montreal apartment during confinement, it was mixed in Mexico and mastered in Germany. Right before the pandemic hit our planet, he was blessed with the opportunity to shoot the video for this song in Brazil, in collaboration with the incredible Sao Paulo-based director Gabriel Ranzani. Lastly, Waahli has performed at the International festival Pop Montreal in 2020-21 and Afro Urban Festival in 2021, he is currently completing his 2nd album set to be released in 2022.