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Universal Soul

Rank #24 CA Halifax, NS, CA Hip Hop / Indie Rock / funk


Sounds Like: Drake, Coldplay, Classified, Jurassic Five

Label: Whutboy Records

Manager: F.tolliver, B.Pellerine, T.Williams

Universal Soul is MCs F.I.Z. (Finley Tolliver), Tacktishion (Tracey Williams) and DJ (I.V.). Bringing real hip hop to the masses.
Universal Soul reached new heights in 2003 when they released their first widely distributed album “Time Capsule” which gave them 4 nominations an... See Full Bio

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“As one of eight performing groups on the three-hour show, Universal Soul dazzled the crowd with its trademark interactive rap. Displaying the near-thing, precision timing of an aerobatic jet-plane team, MCs David (VooDoo) Adekayode, Finley (Fiz) Tolliver and Tracey (Tacktishion) Williams combined some fine moves with crystal-clear enunciation and a flawlessly rhythmic feel for their poetry in an ensemble that was as graceful (to quote Leonard Cohen) as an escaped ski. Brian (DJ IV) Perine filled in the cracks with creatively subtle turntable scratches and sound bites.”
— Mail Star
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  • 2013

    Sep 27

    Halifax, NS, CA | 9:00pm

    Halifax, NS, CA
    Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:00pm


    We're pretty pumped about this one. Join The Caravan as they share the stage with the legendary DJ IV, hip hop pioneers Universal Soul and special guest, the witty and wonderful Ria Mae. This awesome-packed show fittingly kicks off Hopscotch Festival, Halifax's annual celebration of local hip hop. And hey everyone—we want to celebrate with you. The Caravan: http://www.thecaravanmusic.com/ DJ IV: http://www.theivleague.ca/djiv/ Universal Soul: http://music.cbc.ca/#/artists/Universal-Soul Ria Mae: http://riamae.com/

  • 2012

    Apr 14

    Moncton, NB, CA | 8:00pm

    Moncton, NB, CA
    Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:00pm


    Saturday, April 14th Oxygen Complex - 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM Rock comes alive - East Coast style! Alternative, indie and rock bands from all over Atlantic Canada will gather to showcase their best tunes in front of fans, fellow bands, and industry players. The ultimate rock concert venue, with a main stage and all the smoke and lights that go with it. Lineup 9:00 PM - Ghettochild 9:25 PM - Universal Soul 9:50 PM - Ambition w/ DJ Uncle Fester 10:15 PM - Something Good 10:40 PM - Three Sheet 11:00 PM - Award Presentation for Rap / Hip-Hop Recording of the Year / Enregistrement de l’année – Rap / hip-hop 11:05 PM - ALC Prize Giveaway 11:10 PM - Ghettosocks 11:35 PM - Maestro Fresh Wes

  • 2012

    Jan 27

    Charlottetown, PE, CA | 8:00pm

    Charlottetown, PE, CA
    Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:00pm


    opening for Universal Soul

  • 2011

    Jul 30

    New Glasgow, NS, CA | 8:00pm

    New Glasgow, NS, CA
    Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:00pm


    The Jubilee has built its reputation on three things: talent, audience experience and future talent (by putting rising stars on same stage as the award-winning and critically acclaimed acts). The Jubilee has been host to East Coast Music Association, Music Nova Scotia and Juno Award winners and nominees. The distinctive setting and outdoor amphitheatre provides music lovers one of the most engaging and in your face music experiences of its kind. Rock, Blues, Folk, Country and the best East Coast music make up this event’s incomparably eclectic line-up. The Jubilee is an event with a flavour all its own and regarded in the industry for its top-notch production quality and attention to detail. With several Music Nova Scotia Awards and ECMA nominations it’s safe to say the Jubilee has officially earned its chops.

  • 2009

    Aug 22

    Musquash, NB, CA | 6:00am

    Musquash, NB, CA
    Sat Aug 22, 2009 6:00am


    Outdoor festival.

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  • AmandaEve (Artist) AmandaEve
    Universal Soul is power put to the people, Cultural growth and development of rhymes put you at the top of my list, Life and love thru and thru
    Wicked grooves! Very well written and solid production. Keep up the good work! Tucker
  • Pace Ride (Artist) Pace Ride
    Very much enjoyed listening to the tracks!! Much success on RN and beyond!
  • TYM DEAL (Artist) TYM DEAL
    Good to see you guys on here. You've been kicking ass for a long time now. All the best in 2012 and beyond.
  • Maxlink AkA Dark Angel (Artist) Maxlink AkA Dark Angel
    Very best to you
  • The Kingdom (Artist) The Kingdom
    Whattup y'all, really feelin the energy! Had to become a fan and show some love from the capital, check us out.
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