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Meryem Saci in Ottawa, ON – March 15th 2019 41 York St – Byward Market
Meryem Saci is a singer, songwriter and emcee with a vibrant vocal range that reflects the diverse influences of her upbringing. She commands the stage with her powerful voice, and eclectic fusion of sounds ranging from R&B, Hip Hop, Soul/jazz, Reggae to celebrating resilience with primal, high energy Afro-Arabian rhythms.
Vocally influenced by Old School Soul/R&B artists like Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Mariah Carey and new school artists like Jazmine Sullivan, HER, SIR, Alabama Shakes… Forever in love with native rhythms from North and West Africa While being completely immersed in Old School Hip Hop and the new waves of trap music. Between Raps and melodies, English, French and arabic, she serenades and shares her soul sincerely.
Lead singer of the multilingual super group Nomadic Massive, which has been voted as the top hip hop act in Montreal for five years in a row. The group has opened for Mos Def, Deltron 3030, Wyclef Jean, Public Enemy and Busta Rhymes to name a few. They have been touring France, Spain and Canada extensively in the past 3 years and are about to release a new EP to support the coming tours. Meryem has performed internationally both with Nomadic Massive, The Narcicyst and as a solo artist in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin and North America.