Jaye Woods

  • Hip Hop
  • R&B
  • Spoken Word

Jaye Woods, a dynamic presence in the Canadian rap scene, artfully blends his roles as an emcee and social worker to to craft a unique intersection of Hip-Hop and healing. With soul-stirring R&B-inspired melodies and razor-sharp lyricism, Jaye’s music guides listeners through a candid, yet disarmingly playful journey of human emotion.

Active since 2011 under his former alias, Orijin, Jaye has crafted an impressive body of work, boasting five full-length projects and headlining two provincial tours. His talent has been recognized on multiple fronts, including being handpicked by Shad, Juno-winner and Polaris Prize nominee, to perform at Canadian Music Week in 2012, and earning a nomination for the Covenant Award for Best Rap Album in 2018.

With a refined sound and resolute message, Jaye's latest self-produced singles, “Celebrate” and “Really Love” speak volumes to his evolution as an emergent voice for those craving music with heart and soul.

Off-stage, Jaye’s passion for collective well-being extends to his co-ownership of Out Here Healing, a wellness-centric clothing brand, and Enliven Counselling Services, a Burlington-based psychotherapy practice.


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