This is Brampton is returning to the North by Northeast (NXNE) festival on Friday, June 7, at 9 pm.
NXNE is an annual music and gaming festival, now in its 25th year, held at locations across downtown Toronto. This will be the second year This is Brampton will be apart of the festival. This year’s showcase takes place at The Hideout, one of Toronto’s premier venues located at 423 College Street in Toronto.
Artists featured include:
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An upcoming independent R&B artist and songwriter, ZeneSoul launched her music career with the release of her first single “Pricey” in August of 2018. In March of 2019, ZeneSoul released her first EP, “WORTH.”
Formerly part of an iconic Toronto reggae band, The Sensation Band, Kaë Music released two cover singles in December 2015. She wrote and released her first original single in December 2016, called “The Struggle is Real”, and she is currently working on her EP.
Hailing from Brampton by way of Haiti, Reeko Rieffe fuses Creole and multicultural sounds. This emerging artist is making a name for himself online, with over 200,000 streams platform-wide and 30,000 total views on YouTube.
Noyz, Tremayne and Scotty IV
Noyz is a local MC, spoken word artist and producer. In addition to writing, recording and performing music, he is also a community mental health activist who engages with youth through the healing and transformational powers of songwriting.
Tremayne is a hip-hop artist known for wearing his heart on his sleeve while combining the poetic, introspection of classic Chicago hip hop, and the contemporary trap soundwaves of modern Toronto.
Scotty IV represents the other side of the hip-hop scene in the GTA. Tremayne and Scotty IV form part of Toronto’s Stay Out Late collective.
“As a City of Opportunity, the City of Brampton is proud to support the huge diversity of talent in our community, from award-winning performers to emerging artists,” said Mayor Patrick Brown. “The This is Brampton showcase is an amazing opportunity for local musicians to show the world what they can do at one of Canada’s top music festivals.”
This is the second year that Brampton will participate in NXNE. NXNE takes place at some of Toronto’s premier venues, this year’s festival will feature more than 40 shows.
Tickets are now available online at NXNE.com. Tickets are also available at the door.
A festival wristband costs $29 and provides access to all Club Land shows.
For more information on This is Brampton, you can visit www.brampton.ca/NXNE
Photos Courtesy of the City of Brampton