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Jessie Reyez

Jessie Reyez

Jessie Reyez is a musician hailing from Toronto, Canada.

Early Life

Reyez was born in Toronto, Ontario to Colombian parents. Her family later moved to Brampton. She started making music at age 3, inspired by Celia Cruz. She started recording her music at age 8 She played guitar as a child and began writing her own music in high school. Her roots brought her back to Toronto during her sophomore year but after graduating she opted out of college and instead chose to pursue her music while doing other odd jobs on the side. She moved to Florida, where she was primarily bartending and busking on the beach but returned to Toronto in 2014 after being accepted to The Remix Project’s Academy of Recording Arts. Reyez is currently 26 years old.

Career

Reyez' first heartbreak, at age 18, inspired her to become a professional musician.

She was accepted into the Remix Project in Toronto where she was mentored by Daniel Daley of Dvsn.

Her hit single "Figures" is inspired by a cheating ex-lover.

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Reyez is currently signed to Island Records and Universal Music Group.

Reyez is known to her fans for annotating the meaning of her lyrics on Genius. [8]

References

[1]
Citation Linkpigeonsandplanes.comAn interview with Reyez.
May 11, 2017, 6:33 PM
[2]
Citation Linkyoutube.comThe music video for her song "Figures".
May 11, 2017, 6:34 PM
[3]
Citation Linktwitter.comJessie Reyez on Twitter.
May 11, 2017, 6:35 PM
[4]
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comJessie Reyez
May 11, 2017, 6:35 PM
[5]
Citation Linkfacebook.comJessie Reyez on Facebook.
May 11, 2017, 6:36 PM
[6]
Citation Linksoundcloud.comJessie Reyez on Soundcloud.
May 11, 2017, 6:36 PM
[7]
Citation Linkinstagram.comJessie Reyez on Instagram.
May 11, 2017, 6:37 PM
[8]
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.comJessie Reyez
May 11, 2017, 6:38 PM
[9]
Citation Linkgenius.comReyez annotates her own lyrics.
May 11, 2017, 6:50 PM
[10]
Citation Linkwww.youtube.comThe music video for her song "Figures".
May 11, 2017, 6:34 PM