Soufy’s roots are in Southwest Detroit, the grandson of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation grandmother, his music embodies the urban native experience. Taking aim at the Flint water crisis, Soufy wrote the song, “Pay 2 Be Poisoned”, featured on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman, CBC Canada, Indian Country Today Media Network, Native Trailblazers and cited in academic journals. He released his first official solo LP entitled, “The Ogichidaa Project” in 2017.
In 2018 Soufy was nominated for Best New Artists at The Indigenous Music Awards in Winnipeg,Manitoba, Canada. In 2020, SouFy launched Michigan’s First Indigenous Music Festival as a virtual show. In 2021, the first live show - Vibes With The Tribes was successfully launched in SouthWest Detroit. Soufy is the creator, co-founder and artist manager for the festival.
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