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New Video: Rising Montreal Artist Naomi Shares a Sultry, Club Friendly Bop

Naomi is a Montréal-based multi-disciplinary artist, who first after studying theater made a name for herself when she started landing roles on both the small and big screen when she was 14. Because she has long seen art as a continuous means of expression, she went on to study dance at the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal.

As a dancer, the Montreal-based multi-disciplinary artist has appeared in and/or choreographed music videos for Rihanna, Marie-Mai, Coeur de Pirate and others, as well as for local dance performances.

While she was establishing herself as an actor and dancer, the Montreal-based artist quietly developed a passion for singing — without fully giving herself permission to explore it fully. Interestingly, Coeur de Pirate’s Beátrice Martin saw star potential in the Montreal based multi-disciplinary artist and took her under her wing.

Encouraged by Couer de Pirate’s mentorship and encouragement, naomi began to realize that she was never far off from making her own music. All that she needed was a little push.

Signed to Bravo Music, the Montreal-based artist began to write her own material and has taken a bold leap into a career as a pop singer. Naomi’s first two singles “Tout à nous” and “Zéro stress” have received airplay on WKND, Rouge FM, Arsenal, POP, CVKM and several other regional radio stations across Quebec.

Naomi’s third and latest single is the club friendly, Rowan Mercille and Naomi co-written “Semblant.” Centered around glistening synth arpeggios, skittering trap-meets-Caribbean beats paired with the Montreal-based artist’s sultry delivery and an infectious hook, “Semblant” is a self-assured summertime banger that reveals a bonafide superstar in the making.

The song’s narrator details a sensual encounter in which both parties have developed an inescapable and primal magnetism that draws them into a vicious yet irresistible cycle of sexual need and desire.

Directed by Élise Lussier, the accompanying visual for “Semblant” features a solitary Naomi sultrily dancing by herself — both for herself and for a possibly unseen viewer — while seemingly attempting to resist the irresistible.