Universal Soul
Category: Hip Hop
Member In Good Standing
Management:    
     Finley Tolliver   p: (902) 422-7064
e: finley_tolliver@ymca.ca

Awards:
  • 2003 Winner for the Artist/Group of the Year at the African Nova Scotian Music Association Award Show
  • 2003 Winner for Best Album at the African Nova Scotian Music Association Award Show
  • 2003 Winner for the Best Hip Hop Group of the Year at the African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards
  • 2003 Winner for the Urban Group of the Year at the Music Industry Association of Nova Scotia
Universal Soul is a collective of 3 MC’s backed by one live DJ who has banded together to bring light into the Hip-Hop world. The group has been performing Hip-Hop locally since its Haligonian beginning in 1985 and has become known for strong stage shows and crowd interaction. Universal Soul features MC’s F.I.Z. (Finley Tolliver), VooDoo (David Adekayode) and Tacktishion (Tracey Williams) and DJ IV (Brian Pellerine).

Focusing on the roots of Hip-Hop rather than emulating the status quo, their lyrics target positive messages within a funky atmosphere. Universal Soul has recorded, performed and created music with an electric selection of talent from all genres of music from the likes of Symphony Nova Scotia, Anne Murray and Sloan over to Hip-Hop somebody’s such as Public Enemy, Run DMC, MC and Cool G. Maestro Fresh West, Dream Warriors and Michie Mee.