Toronto DJ

SHINEHEAD performed for NY Reggae Dancehall sound systems in the 1980s, notably with Tony Screw of DOWNBEAT THE RULER out of the Bronx.

Originally from Ireland and moved to Canada in 2009. Neeve grew up in a country embedded with a steep culture of mysticism, culture and the arts. Working in performance arts in Ireland has taken her on a journey of curiosity and exploration into the human experience, spirituality and personal transformation. Allowing intuition and energy to pave the way to reveal a deep sense of purpose that connects people and builds community, while having copious amounts of laughter along the journey!

Shaq D joined the iLive Toronto family in 2015 reloading his extremely popular Mi-Soul show "TheLoveShaq" winning Best Syndicated/Podcast Show in the iLive Radio Awards 2017.  Shaq D classifies himself as a gifted generalist covering contemporary RnB, 80s Soul, Reggae, Funky House, Revival, Rare Groove, Hip-Hop, Garage, Jungle, and Ragga/Old Time Bashment amongst others when he plays out. Shaq D personifies iLive Radio's community-spirited ethos. He routinely plays at and raises money for several organisations including the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust, Prostate Cancer UK, The Pink Ribbon Foundation and Meningitis Trust. Hyping the night and taking the crowd with him are the reasons he loves DJing as much as he does. Shaq D’s first big break into club nights came with his sound Black Avenue in the 90’s at London’s premier club night Silk City. To date one of his biggest achievements was being a part of an event which lasted over 5 years,  Foolin’ Around which was hosted at many clubs throughout London. He has been an intergral part of many big occasions on the events calendar such as; Southport Weekender, iLive Soulfest, Simply Soul, Dress 2 the 9's, The host of iLive UK Soulfest, iLive NYE Black Tie Affair, Rhythm Assembly Weekender, Margate Soul Festival.the You can normally catch Shaq D on stage every year at Notting Hill Carnival on The Legendary Mastermind Roadshow.

Donna Savage has been speaking about the art of sexuality and sensuality for the past 10 years through public speaking, workshops one on one and group sessions.

Born and raised on the Beautiful Island of Jamaica, Norwilll had a calling for music. Norwill has recorded three gospel CDs in Canada which are available on Spotify and iTunes as well as others. He is devoted to the work of spreading the gospel through words and music. "It is my life," he says, I love and live to talk and sing about God.

Jason Allen John is a service-oriented mortgage professional that specializes in providing his customers with sound advice by drawing on his mortgage experience his knowledge of the local real estate market and various financing solutions. With 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, he specializes in personal and commercial mortgages and to date has funded $200 million in mortgage volume. As a service-focused, home financing specialist, Jason has the experience and expertise to provide you with sound advice.  

Nicolle Williams’ mission is to educate and inspire millennials to gain financial empowerment so they can live their best life.

Amanda Godda, Indigenous, 2spirit Artistic Director at Urban Mecca Media, has been in and
around the business side of music for over a decade beginning in Ottawa promoting local acts... later graduating from Trebas Institute in 2016 Amanda’s experience spans across a host of areas including but not limited to; artist management/development, contracts, social media, marketing, sales, distribution, pr, networking, event and tour management, private funding/grants & consulting sectors.
In 2018 Amanda embarked on her own entrepreneurial journey and created Urban Mecca Media; Urban Mecca Medias’ philosophy is to breathe life into the careers of artists in need of direction and resources, focusing on Women, BIPOC and LGBTQA2+ artists primarily in the “Urban“ arena.

Michelle Allman-Esdaille is the proud co-owner of The Hook & Company, a Toronto based
referral and resource hub created specifically for music and entertainment
professionals. She is a co-author of the Amazon best selling book, “You Have So Much
Potential” which addresses generational healing and how to achieve it. Her goal is to
thoroughly and systematically connect service providers and resources in the music
industry directly to music artists, from anywhere in the world and has been doing so
over the last 5 years.

DJ, Producer and Radio Broadcaster, DJ John Ringo boasts 35 years in the music scene. Born and raised in Toronto, DJ John Ringo has found his musical passion in Jamaica, USA, the Bahamas, and all across the coasts of Canada. Sharing the stage with some of the best in sound including Juno Award-winning artists King Shadrock, Blessed, Tonya P., Tasha T, Madd Links, Buju Banton, Sizzla, Everton Blender, Sanche, Elephant Man and the great Beres Hammond.  

Benjamin De Graaf (DJ Elegance) is a musical connoisseur/curator and experiential event strategist. When he is not instructing/teaching new DJs through his successful DJ Academy or working with youth in schools and community using his arts-based educational workshops (Love Music Initiative) he is lighting up stages and event spaces across the GTA.

DJ Elegance’s musical style incorporates a wide variety of styles from past to present mixed or blended to perfection and filled with a twist of musical experimentation. With over 10+ years of DJ and event experience, he brings a world of experiences to this new show series

Renowned International DJ Damiger is a successful DJ and powerful brand when it comes to music and entertainment in North America, Europe and West Africa. Damiger spins different genres of music from Hip Hop, EDM/top40, RNB, House, Funky House Music, reggae/Dancehall, Soca, Afro Beats and Oldskool. His ability to thrill and entertain different types of audiences across the globe makes him stand out. DJ Damiger joins the iLive team with his weekly infusion of afro-beats Saturdays from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST

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