Toronto’s Ziyaad Luceō releases a new streaming project entitled ‘CHANNEL: Division’. ‘CHANNEL: Division’ is a 27-minute experience consisting of 12 tracks. He describes this body of work to be ‘a collective string of unreleased songs’; somewhat like a playlist or mix. ‘CHANNEL: Division’ isn’t like his previously released EP, ‘Late Night Calls’. Production wise the channel is way more upbeat and diverse. From the first record ‘Dishonest’ (which was packaged as Division’s second single release) to the last song ‘Voicemails’, the overall feeling and energy of the project swifts with its tempo and melodic rhythms. Like many of his other work, Ziyaad is able to create a storyline and theme that are very connected to his previous EP where he communicates about his past memories and conflicting emotions. Expressing feelings toward love, friendships/relationships, sex, heartbreak, his Outlier crew and etc. All strung together to present a cohesive project that can be analyzed but also background music for those late night moods. ‘CHANNEL: Division’ is an interesting project that represents a new form of sharing project/bodies of music.
Toronto’s Very Own rising R&B artist, Ziyaad Luceō releases his last single off his new project which is called ‘CHANNEL: Division’. This record is entitled ‘Dishonest’ and is produced by the multi-talented Kaelyn. Kaelyn and Ziyaad put their talents together before on his debut EP, ‘Late Night Calls’ with the song ‘The After-Party’. On this particular record, Ziyaad fits perfectly on the hazy/atmospheric instrumental to recite an intimate story of a loved one. With passionate and ‘dream-like’ vocals, Ziyaad is able to express his inner feelings toward conflicting issues with either a close friend and/or loved one. The storyline includes a narrative of love loss, drug abuse/addiction and depression where the woman is living away from the truth; existing only in a facade. ‘Dishonest’ is a clear showcase of Ziyaad’s vocal talents and storytelling. This record gives a great opening of what is to come from his next project ‘CHANNEL: Division’ which is set to be released May 15th. The Outlier is back and better than ever. Big things are in store for Ziyaad and his OE crew.
Toronto’s Very Own rising R&B artist, Ziyaad Luceō releases his first single of the year called ‘Beautiful’. This is also his returning record after releasing his debut project ‘Late Night Calls’. Ziyaad recreates an old Sángo instrumental that samples the Mississauga native PARTYNEXTDOOR’s hit single, ‘Muse’. ‘Beautiful’ is almost like a direct homage by developing a dark and ominous atmosphere with sexual mood. The dark tones intertwine with the melodic hypotonic vocals displayed by Luceō. The soothing energy of this record works hand-in-hand with the lyrics to create a euphoric imitate experience.
One month after releasing his debut EP ‘Late Night Calls’, Toronto’s R&B vocalist Ziyaad Luceō creates a visual tribute to conclude this year. ‘Late Night Calls‘ was a 7-track project which was released back in November (2017). Ziyaad uses many famous and aesthetic snippets from various animes and cartoons (from Spirited Away to DyE’s “Fantasy) to visualize an alternative story to this project. Through the 11 minute visual, the songs that were included with Good Evening Melodies, The After Party (Parts 1 & 2), P.O.P & Imperfections and Late Night Calls (Self-Titled). These visuals were created to expand the ideas behind the EP but it also makes you enjoy the project even more.
Toronto’s rising R&B vocalist, Ziyaad Luceō, releases his highly anticipated debut EP ‘Late Night Calls’. After a year of releasing quality singles, the emerging artist gives his fan-base a 7-track project with production from Sonder, Sango, Break, Kaelyn, Haan808, Khadisma, and Nehzuil. Sonically and instrumentally, this EP is unique and performed with precision. Every beginning and end is planned to create a fluent listening experience. Lyrically, Ziyaad is able to paint a clear image of the topic at hand. Attached to resonating emotion to make the record heartfelt and genuine. “Late Night Calls” is filled with a large range of sounds and fluent rhythms/flows. A short but deep love story where both protagonists are intertwined but have very conflicting personalities. From start to finish, the listener will take a trip through an intimate period of Ziyaad’s life.
Toronto’s up and coming R&B artist, Ziyaad Luceō, releases his final single “Madonna’s Interlude” from his forthcoming debut EP, “Late Night Calls”. This record is produced by Austrailian producer/artist Nehzuil. Coming off his last successful single “Good Evening Melodies”, Ziyaad utilizes dark tones/sounds to create a hypnotic and soothing song from start to finish. Luceō shows off his vocal strength and control with the accompaniment of a haunting piano melody. “Madonna’s Interlude” is a short yet descriptive story of heartache and heartbreak. Ziyaad uses all elements in this song to convey the raw emotion of sorrow. With this single, Luceō released new information about his project such as timelines and possible release dates. “Late Night Calls” is projected to be released in November this year. More information should be on the way.
Toronto’s R&B up and comer, Ziyaad Luceō, returns after a short 2-month hiatus with a new record called “Good Evening Melodies”. This song is produced by the duo “Sonder” and engineered by Luceō himself. Ziyaad stays true to the title of the song and creates a dark and atmospheric experience from start to finish. With smooth samples, capative vocals/lyrics and an engaging instrumental, he is able to capture the night (moody) lifestyle. He says on his one of his latest Instagram posts “1 More Scrap, 3 Rollout Singles and an EP”. With this track being released now, it leads his audience to believe that more serious material is to come very soon. “Good Evening Melodies” is a great interluding track to represent the sound and vibrations of what’s imminent. #LNC
Toronto up and comer, Ziyaad Luceō continues on his steady pace and releases a tribute record toward his 2015 mixtape, “The Tranquility EP-ish” for its 2nd Year anniversary. This mixtape was the genesis of his musical career as an artist, audio engineer and producer. This record is produced by Medasin who comes through with a mellow and captivating instrumental which resonates with Ziyaad’s vocals and subject matter. Ziyaad Luceō paints a story of his life since his debut mixtape and how he changed for the better and for the worst. Cool fact, all the lyrics include the titles of all songs from “The Tranquility EP-ish”. Listen to “The Tranquility EP-ish” here!
Toronto native, Ziyaad Luceō is back at it again with another atmospheric and mellow-melodic record called “Lost in Translation (What Happened to Us?)”. This song is produced by Chicago’s production group, ThemPeople (whom are known for the work with Chance the Rapper). Ziyaad continues with a dark, atmospheric and melodic sound/theme with his new single. He puts pen to paper to communicate a relatable story of sadness and despair when a perfect relationship isn’t perfect anymore. Leaving both partners saying “What Happened to Us? We should to be so perfect”.
Brampton/Toronto, ON – New music from Brampton/Toronto’s R&B vocalist Ziyaad Luceō. This is a Raava produced track. Mixed and Mastered by Ziyaad Luceō. Ziyaad creates a poetic narrative where he communicates his sympathy for a girl struggling through life with different problems such as drug addiction and depression. He blends his vocals with the instrumental to create a dreamy atmospheric song.