Wasiu

Essays

Award Shows Need Rappers More Than Rappers Need Award Shows

In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the JUNOs properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?
Erin Ashley
3.20.18
New music

Wasiu and High Klassified Go H.A.M on Stereotypes in "Angry Black Man"

"It's my response to that motherfucka in high school who said 'Why are you so mad, slavery and racism is over you're just being lazy.'"
Phil Witmer
10.10.17
Jansport Bonfire Sessions

We Had a Whimsical Time with Wasiu, Daniel Caesar, and Foxtrott at the JanSport Bonfire in Montreal

The night was so tight, even a rainbow appeared.
Noisey Canada Staff
7.26.16
Features

Montreal! Come Party With Us and Foxtrott at JanSport's Bonfire Sessions

Would you turn down something this free and great? No, you wouldn't.
Noisey Canada Staff
7.12.16
Op-Eds

Au Revoir: Do Montreal Musicians Need to Leave to Be Successful?

We took three questions and asked them to every significant artist in Montreal.
Sean Carlin
2.5.16
Festivals 2015

The Best of M for Montreal: Artists to Watch in 2016

In its tenth year, the Canadian taste-making festival just might be at its best yet.
Andrea Domanick
11.27.15
Interviews

Stream Montreal Rapper Wasiu's New Track "This Ain't Toronto" and Don't Ask Him If He Knows Drake

Turns out, not everyone in Canada knows Drake.
Mikey B. Rishwain
9.3.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Wasiu Teases Subway Terrorism in "Bout 02 Blow" Video

For his new video, the Montreal rapper threatens to blow up a transit system as a way to mock the masses.
Noisey Canada Staff
4.30.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Watch the Video for Montreal Rapper Wasiu's "Physical," Produced by Kaytranada

Meet Wasiu, the Montreal rapper who embodies the city's new wave of musical culture.
Kyle Kramer
2.12.15