• June 30, 2024
  • 6:00 pm
  • TD Main Stage - OLG Grove

Part of Gospel at the Grove, curated by Karen Burke and Darren Hamilton


Nifty is a dedicated community leader who speaks at churches, teaches on campuses, and leads various workshops. He is deeply committed to creating positive, head-nodding hip-hop music that challenges mainstream agendas.

From Organ Donor to Producer/Emcee, N.I.F.T.Y. brings an authoritative voice and presence to the hip-hop scene. His vocals evoke the sound of hip-hop legends like Jay-Z, combining mainstream appeal with a credible, classic voice. Sphere of Hip Hop praises his unique ability to channel the essence of these icons.

Nifty’s impact extends beyond music. As Canada's first Rap Performance Professor at Centennial College, he pioneers the academic recognition of hip-hop, blending education and artistry. His innovative approach and commitment to the community make him a standout figure in the industry.

Through his music and outreach, Nifty inspires and uplifts, offering a fresh perspective that resonates with diverse audiences. His work not only entertains but also educates, making a significant contribution to both the cultural and academic landscapes.