SOUNDS BLACK is a 4 X 1-hour premium documentary series tracing the origins and impact of Black Music in Canada. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Cazhhmere, with contributions from luminaries such as Kardinal Offishall, Jully Black, Fefe Dobson, Maestro Fresh Wes, Deborah Cox, Keisha Chante and more, the series explores Black Canadian music from its tangled diasporic roots to its international dominance. SOUNDS BLACK takes us on a journey from the early days of jazz and gospel to the fight Black Canadian performers have waged for access to mainstream radio and venues, from the birth of Canadian hip hop to home grown superstars like Deborah Cox, The Weekend and Drake. With a no-holds barred look at the triumphs and obstacles that have impacted the Black Canadian music scene, SOUNDS BLACK breaks down the uniquely Canadian story of Black Canadian music.
Director Cazhhmere Downey
Produced by Circle Blue Entertainment and Freddie Films for CORUS Television.