Edmonton Music Awards Nominee & Telus Storyhive Grant recipient Mouraine has established himself as one of Canada’s most promising upcoming artists. Migrating from Sudan at an early age, his love for his craft, Skill and relatable lyrics helped him win over the respect of his peers and fans alike. Along with his energetic performances and commanding stage presence, he is one of the most sought after performers, sharing the stage with major A list artists such as J. Cole, Akon, Pusha T, Mac Miller, T-Pain, Big Sean and Tyga.
Prior to being invited to the Socan song house at BreakOut West in 2019. He began releasing a series of his infamous mixtapes, “Cold Mornings”. The mixtapes went on to secure him sets at various International festivals and conferences such as Red Bull’s Red Monday , Halifax Pop Explosion, Sled Island, Western Canada’s Fashion Week, New Skool Rules, Up+Downtown Festival, CariWest Festival, FOCUS Wales, K Days Festival, and 10×10 Calgary.
Without slowing the pace, Mouraine premiered his new single “Poppin” from his second mixtape “Cold Mornings 2” via Noisey/Vice(dot)Com. The song generated label attention and secured him placement and features on blogs such as Hip Hop Dx, Noisey/Vice, Hip Hop Canada, Hot 97, Young Street Protege and more. In April, 2019, Mouraine released a song titled “Bigger Dreams” that gained support from multiple Spotify playlists such as Shisha Lounge, Fresh Finds and Fresh Finds;Fire emoji boosting Mouraine to 20,000+ monthly listeners.
“Mouraine is an Artist who wears his honesty on his shoulders”- HipHopCanada(dot)com.
“This rapper’s struggle makes others look like kindergarten” – Vice(dot)com
“One of this generation’s purest voices” – YoungStreetprotoge(dot)com
AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
– Telus Storyhive $10,000 Music Video Grant – Won
– Edmonton Music Awards – Hip Hop Artist of the year – Nominated
-Bigger Dreams (Single) – Apr, 2019
– Winning (Single) – Jan, 2019
– Change (Single) – Feb, 2018
– Cold mornings 2 (Mixtape) – July, 2017
– Poppin (Single)- Jan 2017
– Cold Mornings (Mixtape) – Dec 14 2014
FESTIVALS & CONFERENCES
– Socan Song House at Breakout west – Whitehorse
– Halifax Pop Explosion
– K Days Festival – Edmonton
– Red Bull’s “Red Monday Exclusive Party” – Edmontons
– Sled Island – Calgary
– Up+Downtown – Edmonton
– New Skool Rules – Netherlands
– 10×10 – Calgary
– Sessions58 – England
– Western Canada’s Fashion Week – Edmonton
BLOGS & FEAUTRES
– Noisey/Vice (dot) com
– Hip hop DX (dot) com
– Hip Hop Canada (dot) com
– Hot 97 (dot) com