Mahlikah Awe:ri aka MC AngelHeart

Mahlikah Awe:ri aka MC AngelHeart

 Toronto, Ontario, CAN
BandSpoken WordSinger/Songwriter

I am who I am; I b who I b
The one AngelHeart, Mahlikah Awe:ri
Fly and Flashy
Flo so Sassy
Attire Classy
Fellas b diggin' my glo
Cuz my vox b smooth & raspy
I b dat afrodigenious chic
Poetic Rapologist....

Biography

Mahlikah Awe:ri is a drum talk poetic rapologist of African-American/Mohawk (Kahnaw:ke) & Mi'kmaw (Bear River) heritage, with Nova Scotian roots. She began as a Slam Poet with Young Poets of the Revolution and at the Honey Jam Showcases. Mahlikah is a founding member of Red Slam Collective a live Hip Hop Fusion Band, of diverse indigenous artists & Coordinator for their 4 Direction Urban Arts based community projects across Ontario. She is an OAC Aboriginal Artist in the Schools, a TDSB Artist as a member of the ANDPVA, and the Manager of Training & Resource Development for TCCL&D and the Daniels Centre for Learning Regent Park and Mahlikah is the radio host and show producer for OneVoice CCL&D Radio on www.radioregent.com. In 2011 she released the EP Serpent's Skin and 2 Dream In Colour was published in the 6th Edition of Diaspora Dialogues TKO. She also added curation to her arts practice as the curator for the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word First Nations Showcase and the Emergence Community Arts Practice Conference at Harbourfront. In 2012 6Degrees of Sovereignty a 6 member collective of 3 spoken word artists and 3 visual artists all with Indigenous roots.

Since 2007 Mahlikah's poetry has been felt in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Montreal, Port Credit, Six Nations, Akwesasne, Kingston, Vancouver, Ireland and New Mexico.

Expect a full length LP from Red Slam in 2013.

Discography

Spoken Word Singles PAC Popular Music Funded

Wade 2013 Red Slam Self-Titled LP Release Date TBD
Produced @ Notlam Studio
Written by Mahlikah Awe:ri
Composed by Mahlikah Awe:ri
Vocals: Mahlikah Awe:ri & Fumu Jahmez
Musical Contributions:
Mahlikah Awe:ri Hand Drum, Rattles
Fumu Jamez Djembe
Pam Levi Acoustic Guitar

Too Late 2013 Red Slam Self-Titled LP Release Date TBD
Produced @ Notlam Studio
Written by Mahlikah Awe:ri
Composed by Mahlikah Awe:ri
Vocal: Mahlikah Awe:ri
Musical Contributions:
Mahlikah Awe:ri Hand Drum
Fumu Jamez Djembe
LaMounde Moore Synthesizer

Serpent's Skin, AngelHeartRiverwalker Project 2011 OAC Aboriginal Projects Funded

5 tracks on the album was produced at Notlam Studios, Brampton, ON
Bring It Back was produced at Cutting Edge Studios in Barrie ON
Life was recorded live at the SuperMarket in Toronto by Guerrilla Remote
Producers on the project were LaMounde Moore, Isaac Llacuachaqui and Mahlikah Awe:ri and Raven Kanatakta for Bring It Back

Song Credits:
Serpent's Skin Written by M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui
Ona:kii Written by M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui
Resist-Us Written by M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui
Kilck Klack Written by M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui and M. Awe:ri
Last Call Written I. Llacuachaqui and M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui
Life is So Precious Written by M. Awe:ri, Composed by I. Llacuachaqui

Set List

Invisible Line
Smoke Signals
Dying Breed
Too Late
Wade
Blood
Wake Up!