Toronto musician Aphrose nostalgia-drenched track “If We Ever Want To Change,” with a smooth jazz-style soundscape elevated by soulful vocals. Swirling with heavy bass and drums, the layered production balances carefree vibes with self-reflective messages that question our evolution as people.
Introspective and hypnotic, the single comes alive as a soundtrack crafted for relaxation as it moves across Aphrose’s signature blend of R&B and soul in a soothing stretch of atmospheric sonics, pulling us in with its soaring style even as it urges us to look deeper into ourselves and consider notions of growth and change.
With a musical career shaped by a range of influences from reggae and gospel to soca, calypso, and even Bollywood, the indie artist has developed a rich, culturally nuanced sound that brings her powerful voice with soft instrumentation. An empowering act who takes her stage name from the name of her mother, Joanna Mohammed’s artistry as Aphrose is one that thrums with strength and purpose, while her messages remain rooted in simplicity.
Managing to toe the line between minimalism and luxurious musicality with ease, Aphrose who has already built an unfailing musical reputation supporting industry heavyweights continues her rise, weaving a journey sprinkled with passion, wonder and emotion.