Presented by Encore Ottawa
IAMSOULFUL is an Arab-Canadian independent artist from Ottawa, Ontario, whose musical palette is inspired by the likes of J. Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and 6lack. Using his spoken word background and powerful delivery, IAMSOULFUL has garnered global attention across North America, Europe, and the Middle East. The strength of his music and creative content has led him to perform at over 25 different venues across Canada in 2020, guest performing at the UN Impact Gala, and considered one of "Canada's Most Slept on Artists" by acclaimed urban media firm Shifter Magazine. A dynamic social media presence and a very strong dedication to his craft has seen IAMSOULFUL grow a loyal fanbase around the world, especially in the Arab global community, amassing over 3 million views across all social media platforms on his infectious content.
Tune in on RogersTV Channel 22 (cable & free streaming) to watch this performance.
Filmed at the Shenkman Arts Centre in fall 2020, Encore Ottawa set the stage for 16 #ottmusic acts to record a live set with professional crew support and hyper-safe working conditions with respect to COVID-19. These live tapings adhered to the health and safety guidelines of Ottawa Public Health and the Province of Ontario at all times. View Encore Ottawa Production Safety notes.
About Encore Ottawa
Produced by the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition in partnership with Rogers TV, Apartment613, Shenkman Arts Centre and Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, Encore Ottawa is a unique collaboration between nonprofit organizations, local arts media, and the City of Ottawa; made possible thanks to Ontario Creates and the Ottawa Music Development Fund.
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