Marcos Tolu, better known by his stage name, Marcos Mendosa, is known by some as a solutionist that uses his creativity and self-expression to invent innovative solutions towards building online businesses.
To others, Marcos is known as a wordsmith that writes compelling speech content that he shares with his global audience across his Facebook accounts that have impacted thousands of lives to date.
Akil is a creative. Most simply. Using poetry to fuel his music, artistic vision and way of life; he embodies what it means to be carefree and speak for what you believe in. Having competed in poetry slams across the city and United States, and directing music and videos his insight as a young artist is what drives the voice that needs to be heard.
As a creator and artist, Parul functions at the intersection of art, city building and storytelling. She creates human experiences that tantalize emotions, supporting the individual creative being through her art practice and ventures. She has a deep desire to connect people to themselves and each other by creating and holding spaces for community.
Parul does not shy away from off-beat ideas and being fucking real is a quality that she does not compromise on.
In the past Parul has practical experience studying behavioural and emotional responses to language and processes, has co-run a photography studio and creative collective and has art directed large scale art pieces. She has also worked in many capacities of real estate, from development to lobbying.
Currently Parul is developing creative co-habitation real estate solutions, in addition to being the founder of Anda.
Music is the fabric that ties our human emotionality together. It weaves the bond between us and lessens the distance we feel from our counterparts. For Jordan Paul, it is the very essence of his communication–to journey into his music is to step momentarily into his chaotic mind. Three-time Grammy Award-winner, Chris Birkett (Led Zeppelin, Quincy Jones, Sinéad O’Connor), hails Paul as “Canada’s Jeff Buckley,” and “one of the best singers I’ve ever heard.”
“I am a human being evolving everyday. My pronoun is she, but you'll hardly catch me in a dress. I am a POC, I am a Muslim but the only religion I practice is love, I am a womxn, I am a Canadian born to immigrant parents. I am awake, I can feel the lives of my ancestors in my blood - I am patient, I am strong and after finally finding the courage to leave my cushy corporate gig behind me three years ago, I am free to pursue my purpose.
I am, and always will be a self taught multi-disciplinary artist inspired by darkness, light and the cracks in between.”