Shades Lawrence is a Montreal born hip hop artist, poet, producer and DJ of mixed British, Jamaican, Irish and Scottish descent.
Coming out of a tradition of spoken word, she highlights social justice themes over beats that reflect her diverse identities. She has shared the stage with a variety of artists, including Big Freedia and Princess Nokia.
Shades is currently working on an EP, with a full-length album to follow. You can connect with her and her music at shadeslawrence.com or on social media channels as Shades Lawrence.