Mojah: Moving With the Times
Mojah's greatest passion is music, it is a love he will always share with his family, friends and fans. Although his all-embracing nature on and off the stage makes him a charismatic performer, by day he works as an elementary school bus driver. Mojah has left his mark on the Canadian reggae scene and the scene has left its mark on him to the point where he discusses leaving the country. He's a seasoned performer who has shared the stage with musicians such as Gordie Johnson, Lorraine Segato, Jeff Martin, and Chris Robinson.
Born in Trinidad, moved to Canada in 1972. A founding member of bands such as Truths and Rights, Compass and V, as well as an accomplished songwriter for bands such as Big Sugar.
“…(a) direct influence on (the band) Parachute Club and many other
Canadian musicians' styles and sounds…”
Heart Beat is a unique 13-episode documentary series, which showcases Canadian-Caribbean musicians and explores the hearts, minds and worlds of some of Canada’s most dynamic musical creators.
Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry. Live footage and dynamic performances will enthuse viewers, as 13 celebrated musicians share their cultural heritage and experiences.
Featured performers include: Muhtadi, Kobo Town, Nick “Brownman” Ali, the Sattlites and Saidah Baba Talibah, among others. It is directed with panache and passion by Lana Lovell, Elspeth Duncan, Andrea Stewart, Safiya Randera, Paul Nguyen, Justin Lovell, Alberto Suarez and Mars Horodyski.