Jessica “Jessie” Reyez is a Colombian singer/songwriter. She was born in Toronto to Colombian parents. She and her family later moved to Brampton. She played guitar as a child and began writing her own music in high school. In 2014, she and King Louie released the collaborative single “Living In The Sky.” In 2016, she released the singles “Shutter Island” and “Figures”, which premiered on Beats 1 Radio and reached No. 74 on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100. In 2017, Reyez released her debut EP “Kiddo” along with the short film “Gatekeeper.” She received two iHeart Radio Much Music Video Award nominations for Best New Canadian Artist and Fan Fave Video for “Shutter Island.” She performed “Figures” at the 2017 BET Awards on June 25, 2017 and appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on August 8, 2017. She won Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Juno Award, the Canadian equivalent to the American Grammy awards in 2018.

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