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premiere: jhyve, 'caged bird'

From the new city of stars, the Toronto-based singer, songwriter and producer shares his debut concept EP.

by i-D Staff
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Mar 7 2016, 3:31pm

From a city that continues to deliver talent that breaks out far beyond the Six, we welcome the sound of Toronto based Jhyve. Today, the singer, songwriter and producer -- who is known to his mother as Jamaal Bowry -- drops his triumphant smooth concept EP entitled The Heartbreak Experience. True to its title, the EP perfectly explores the ranges of emotion that one goes through while being heartbroken.

A subject explored throughout songwriting history is conquered by Jhyve as he effortlessly manages to encapsulate raw emotion through complex songwriting, light R&B melodies and production unwavering in quality. Taken from the EP, i-D premieres "Caged Bird." Press play and ponder the difficulty of letting go in a relationship or stream the entire EP to feel the full spectrum of emotion

Stream the full EP here:

The Heartbreak Experience is out now on Awesome Music. 

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