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Cover art for God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It by Backxwash

#ottmusic weekly: Backxwash, Azym added to the @apt613 playlist

By Apartment613 on October 26, 2020

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“One and Only” by Azym // R&B singer, dancer and actor Azym sings of a “love best lost” in his new single. The Ottawa-based artist was recently hand-picked to audition for America’s Got Talent.

“Spells” by Backxwash // The winner of 2020’s Polaris Music Prize is Ottawa/Montreal based horrorcore rapper Backxwash (!!!) for her new album, God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It. The annual Polaris Prize goes to the Canadian “album of the year” based on artistic merit alone. It’s determined by a jury of music journalists, editors and broadcasters. Past winners include Feist, Tanya Tagaq, Haviah Mighty, Patrick Watson, Lido Pimienta, Arcade Fire, and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

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