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January 12, 2021

Winners of the first Black Canadian Music Awards: TOBi, Naya Ali, RAAHiiM, Hunnah, and Dylan Sinclair

SOCAN Foundation announced winners of the first-ever Black Canadian Music Awards, which aims to "recognize and celebrate the artistic merit demonstrated by Black music creators (songwriters, composers, producers, etc.) in all genres", Exclaim reports. The winners are: rapper and singer TOBi; rapper Naya Ali started music as a 2-year old, now she's known for her flamboyant flow; RAAHiiM is a new Canadian R'n'B singer; Hunnah started singing in her church at age 4, now she writes and produces her own music; Dylan Sinclair brought his R'n'B to LA. All the winners each receive a $5,000 prize,