Her debut album may centre around a failed relationship, but Nimkish’s message is more about hope than heartbreak.

Inspired by artists like Kehlani, the Vancouver-based singer-songwriter chose to approach the project as a way to embrace her emotions, unlock her creativity and express herself as a two-spirit woman.

On the latest DD Spotlight, see what Nimkish had to say about personal growth, sharing her story with the LGBTQ+ community and more.

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every time we sit down with this project it gets better ✨ i wanted this first project to be special and as honest as it could be. i’ve only worked with my friends and people i trust more than anything. i’ve only brought in people i know are truly invested in this and will put the work in. i wrote some of these songs on the beach with bestfriends, a guitar, a broken heart and a bottle of wine. some of them i wrote alone in my bedroom with a guitar, a broken heart and a bottle of wine so far cameron and i have built most the tracks in his living room or at my apartment. it’s not as glamorous as you might think but these have been some of the best times of my life. i’m grateful for my friends and grateful to create with them. this has become way bigger than me and i’d be nothing without the people i’m surrounded by. i’m proud of what we’re about to share with you soooon come! #recordingartist #newmusicalert #singersbelike #songwritersfirst #unsignedhype #undiscoveredvoices #vancouvermusicscene #yvrmusic #torontomusicscene #producersbelike #musicblogs #unreleasedmusic #torontomusic

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