Whitness is a Canadian-Nigerian artist who grew up in Hamilton, and is best known as as the bridge between two cultures. She specializes in R&B and Afrosoul/Alternative music. With thousands of listeners worldwide, her music has really been listened to by people in countries she would have never imagined. Whitness has collaborated and performed with many artists across the city, Queens Park, ‘Black Lives for Change’ organization at Hamilton City Hall in July of 2020, and the ‘Open Streets On Barton Festival’ in July 2021. She has released two singles titled ‘Jo Ki Jo and Call Me Again and has many more on the way this year as she is planning on releasing an EP very soon. She has been committed to being an example of the light that is in the world despite the challenges she has faced, and continues to be an inspiration to those who follow her, on how to authentically be yourself and share your gifts. Singing and songwriting have always been a passion for her since childhood, and she uses music as a way to tap into her creative soul and connect with people all around the world. In 2020 she was also interviewed as a radio guest on three stations, and performed at ‘The Black History Celebration’— which garnered her many opportunities within the city. Many had to be put on hold because of the circumstances in the world at the moment, but she is hopeful for the future.