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

You can follow him here and check out his tunes here.

Where are you from?: Toronto

What do you do for work?: I'm a music producer and engineer. I also work as a server and bartender.

What do you do for fulfillment?: Make beats and chop vocals while watching movies with the volume muted.

What is your dream creative project?: Something with Jimi Hendrix, The Weeknd or Sean Leon.

Do you consider yourself a freshman, sophomore or senior in your field?: I feel as if I will always be a freshman. There's always something new to learn. Once the learning ends, so does the progression.

What can’t you leave the house without?: My laptop or hard-drive.

What's a typical day in the life for you?: Exercise

Work on music


Work on music

Sleep and repeat.

What would your perfect 24 hours consist of?: Working on music in a big-budget studio while eating jerk chicken with oxtail gravy.

Where's your favourite place to eat?: Jerk kKng at Bathurst and Bloor.

Where's your favourite place to drink?: The Libertine or Apt. 200.

Where's your favourite place to shop?: Valu Village or online.

Is there something you really want to do in your city that you haven't yet?: Work with more artists and producers in the city.

What are your go-to tunes for getting ready to leave the house in the morning?: Pusha T - What would meek do?, The Misfits - Hyrbrid moments , Jimi Hendrix - Third stone from the sun

What are your go-to tunes for exercising?: Kendrick Lamar - DNA, Sean Leon - 25 & Whyln, Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile and anything upbeat really.

What are your go-to tunes for going out for a night on the town?: On the rare occasion that I do Travis and Quavo - Huncho Jack, Sean Leon - Turf, The 1975 - The City

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