NOVA SCOTIA THE TRUTH

experimental electronics // dubstep // grime // rap // bass

she/her

DJ/ Rapper/Producer, Nova Scotia The Truth,
captures the slash generation in compelling
and introspective storytelling, already living
up to her name.

Shaheeda Sinckler is a multi-faceted artist based
in Edinburgh. Emerging from the Glasgow’s DIY art scene, she has taken over the music scene, with
different projects such as DJ Scotia, Nova, and Nova Scotia sample production and performance project. Since her first EP mixtape in n2018, Nova Scotia has been making waves and was recently nominated as the Best Hip Hop Category
of the Scottish Alternative Music Awards
2019, features in Mixmag, Red Bull Music, The Skinny, Time Out London, The Basement x Nike BSMNT AIR MAX 90 campaign, and has launched her club night
Potential Party.

Nova is a rap vocal project, a way to vent frustrations, boast achievements and express wants for the future. January 25th 2020, marks the release of Shaheeda Sinckler’s first solo album called «Re-Up» with a launch on 23rd of January at Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh. Bassy trap sits side by side with lo-fi hip hop and heavy grime features beats by
$1000 Wallet, Inkke and Kami-O, AJM, T.Morgan & Evil M, all local producers based in Scotland, complemented with imagery of drunken street fights, a twisted game of
Monopoly and sniper staring down the viewfinder.

 

DJ Scotia is about sharing music that excites and inspires. It’s about looking into the past and looking into the future and merging different sounds to create a continuous mix. Blending genres and following instincts but favouring a dark, bass-heavy atmosphere.

Nova Scotia is a sample-based production and performance project, a way to seek emotional and audible truth through music and live sets, a way to manipulate samples to create an experience. A marriage of grime, electronic and acapella. The debut EP, AL-HAQQ, was released in April 2018.

Booking enquiries : bookings@fuse-by-vajpower.com

 

PRESS:

The Skinny - NOVA – 30 MINS (Video Premiere)

Red Bull - 21 rising British producers it’s time you knew about

Mixmag - JUNE: SIX ARTISTS YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT THIS MONTH

SWIM - Nova Scotia the Truth Interview

RELEASES & MIXES:

RE-UP ALBUM

RISIN' UP NOVA x THETA MIXTAPE

INDIE MAG

TINY MIXTAPES 
FUSE MIX & INTERVIEW 
RINSE FM HUNTLEYS + PALMERS WITH DJ SCOTIA

NOVA SCOTIA + ZIUR VAJ.Power show on Subcity Radio

 

PREVIOUS GIGS & EVENTS

 

Wax Lyrical - Risin' Up Launch @ Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Support for TeDness @ Broadcast, Glasgow

FUSE agency launch @ The Art School, Glasgow

Risin' Up Launch @ Ill Fortune, Glasgow

OH141 w/ FLOHIO + Crystallmess @ Art School, Glasgow 

OH141 w/ Sarra Wild + DJ Scotia @ Berlin Community Radio
Live electronic music performance supporting ‘Lolina’ for Domestic Exile @ The Art School, Glasgow

Live electronic music performance for Great Glasgow Fashion Fest @ The Art School, Glasgow
Panel talk for ‘Grassroots Glasgow: The Power of Visibility in Creative Spaces’ @ Transmission, Glasgow

In Conversation with Shaheeda Sinckler, Market Corner Gallery. Q&A hosted by Karin Tokunga as part of In Residence curated by GSA POC Society.

Live rap performance feat THETA, Tomboy @ The Art School, Glasgow
Live electronic and vocal performance supporting Rev Magnetic @ The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

Live electronic performance supporting Crywank @ Broadcast, Glasgow

 

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