DJ Seriousblack is in demand as a DJ, producer and sound maven. An eclectic pioneer in her craft, she cuts and strings together sounds and songs that force the soul to move in representation of joy, be it dance, a yoga practice, block parties or afterhours.
Serious transforms the vibes of any scene she is set loose on. Her versatile roots run deep in underground hip hop, dancehall, reggae, soca/calypso, jazz and funk. She put to work her years as a bassist and steel pan musician to work to create a sound that is like no other. Her seamless blends of rap, world, soul, dancehall, reggae, electronic, and trip hop in her sound and productions makes any show an event.
Seriousblack’s wildly calm and versatile approach makes her highly sought-after in dynamic projects. One has to mention that she is also a single mother, touring with her son all year round. When not behind the decks or in production; she can be found in many yoga studios in and around Montreal and abroad teaching and guiding other seekers toward inner calm.
Her resume is extensive, yet she maintains an extensive touring schedule involving various artists that she has opened for and shared the stage with; DJ Drez, MC Yogi, Karsh Kale and Thievery Corporation, to Micheal Franti, Afrika Bambataa, Kaytranada, Lord Finesse, A-Track, The Rolling Stones and DJ Kool Herc. She has appeared in festivals and organizations such as Wanderlust, Montreal Jazz Festival, SumFest, Yocomo Yoga Festival, Lovebox Festival, Who’s Got NEXT, Under Pressure, Red Bull Music Academy, and Tools of WAR.
In 2015 she was signed to Black Swan Sounds and cut her first EP with them ‘END TRANSMISSION’, her second release ‘THE FUNKY TROPICAL’ was released June 2016. With 5 prior independent releases under her belt, she continues to surprise audiences with her bold and live performances, bringing audiences to a wild calm within yoga studios or a frenzy of unbridled joy on the dancefloor.