Some individuals start with a particular career, then land into a different industry altogether, and if destined to be, even return to where they started. This could be a reality for many professionals out there across the world, just like it is for Mashawi Riley, who began with music, turned into a fashion trailblazer and celebrity stylist in the fashion space in Canada, and then returned to music. All through his journey, he realized how much he loved music and how music is something that added more meaning to his life. As a singer and recording artist, Mashawi Riley has always given his best and has left no stone unturned in showing his prowess and talents to his audiences with each of his songs.
Who really is Mashawi Riley, you wonder? Well, this wonder boy of Toronto has always stood unique from the crowd. Though he had ventured into the fashion world, the performer in him made him realize his love for music. He attributes his learnings and passion for music to his family of musicians and his early musical experiences in school, performing at stage shows and concerts. He had even auditioned for the Canadian Idol and had even been a part of a boy band group. He recalls that after school, he took a break to know where he really belonged, and that’s when he made his mark in the fashion industry. But he was destined to come back to his first love, music.
Today, Mashawi Riley has taken a leap of faith in the music world and has been working incessantly towards bettering his musical craft to become a singer anyone can distinguish from others. His euphonic voice and the vibe he creates with each of his songs has what propelled him forward in the industry as a self-made success story. Songs like Did it on my own, Come Home, Run Up Pt. II, Shimmy Shake It, Don’t Tell and others have all garnered him enormous recognition and love from music lovers and listeners.
Mashawi Riley’s (@unicornmashawi) fan following has been on a consistent rise, thanks to the uniqueness he has provided people in music.