RBCxMusic Artist: DESIIRE
DESIIRE is a Congolese singer-songwriter who delivers a unique blend of Afro, R&B, electronic, hip hop, and jazz to create music that is filled with hypnotic instrumentals and vocal moody simplicity. He has been featured in Now, Exclaim, Billboard, The Fader, Afropunk, Noisey Vice, MTV, SPIN, Rolling Stone. He has graced the stage at festivals such as Manifesto, Pop Montreal, Luminato, NXNE, Canadian Music Week, Toronto Pride, Montreal Fierte, and Capital Pride, as well as venues such as the National Arts Centre, The Mod Club, Yonge & Dundas Square, Nathan Phillips Square, and Royal Ontario Museum, amongst others. DESIIRE has become known for his African inspired vocals; Afro-infused, rap staccato cadences; and engaging, storytelling songwriting.