Jaz Aminata


Jaz is a participant of Freshmen Friday's Sound Off! program.

You can follow her here and listen to the rest of her music here.

Where are you from?: Toronto - West End

Where do you live now?: Toronto - East End

What do you do for work?: I'm a Beautician and Creative Director.

What do you do for fulfillment?: Rap!

What is your dream creative project?: A joint album: bizZarh & Esthero and a short film directed by Tyler, The Creator,

Do you consider yourself a freshman, sophomore or senior in your field?: Sophomore

What can’t you leave the house without?: Gloss Bomb by Fenty Beauty & a reusable water bottle.

What's a typical day in the life for you?: Working three jobs, that varies! I'm most likely servicing a client, going to the gym, making a home-cooked meal,  then listening to beats or catching up on a Netflix series.

What would your perfect 24 hours consist of?: An early morning walk on the beach with my dog, an amazing breakfast, exercise, hitting up a park with Teoni to meditate and write lyrics, an amazing lunch, receiving a cheque, booking a plane ticket to Japan, an amazing dinner, loving on my BF, an amazing dessert and 8 hours of sleep!

Where's your favourite place to eat?: SILK, a Thai spot in the east end.

Where's your favourite place to dance?: SOCIALITE, love their patio and the basement's poppin' too. Especially when Ultraset throws a party.

Where's your favourite place to drink?: RHUM CORNER

Where's your favourite place to shop?: I'm an online shopaholic! I love Matte Brand.

What are your go-to tunes for getting ready to leave the house in the morning?: Get Bigger / Do U Luv - NxWorries, Deep Down Body Thurst - N.E.R.D, Superheroes - Esthero

What are your go-to tunes for exercising?: WIN - Jay Rock, R.I.P - Playboi Carti, Chun-Li - Nicki Minaj, Key Lime O.G.- Rico Nasty, State of the Union - Junglepussy, Get Up 10 - Cardi B

What are your go-to tunes for going out for a night on the town?: Soco - Starboy, On & On - DJ Megan Ryte, I Like You - Childish Major, We Should Be Together - Pia Mia

What was your new years resolution?: To practice consistency

What do you think are the qualities of a life well lived?: Being healthy, well-travelled and able to provide for future generations.

Kindly recommend 3 people that inspire you: Sydanie, Keita Juma & Spek Won