Sound: Impossibly smooth vocals flow like honey and feel like a warm hug
If you like: Roberta Flack, The Temptations, Erykah Badu
Why you should listen: Longtime Toronto music scene fixture for a reason — a member of Dwayne Gretzky and sought-after collaborator by musicians across Canada, Persaud’s an inimitable jazz, R&B and soul solo artist whose music sounds like sinking into a hot bath after a long day. Moody31, is the soulful soundtrack to your own personal ’90s romcom.
Best track: Good for Us