OBUXUM is a Toronto based, Somali-Canadian producer and beatmaker, whose lush and characteristic sound celebrates storytelling. She has made her presence known with notable festival performances at Wavelength Festival (Toronto), Kazoo! Fest (Guelph, Ontario), Electric Eclectics (Big Head Valley, Ontario) and Venus Fest (Toronto). In 2018, NOW Magazine listed her as one of Toronto’s “electronic musicians to watch.” Recently, OBUXUM’s project Re-Birth was longlisted for the 2020 Polaris Music Prize.
Toronto-based Somali-Canadian beat-meaker Muxubo Mohamed
A trip to Haiti was the impulse for Mohamed to incorporate Haitian drumming techniques into her work, which you can hear on tracks like “Lakou Bajo.”