Tissa Rahim, the Persian Powerhouse, is a West Coast musician with a 40-city North American tour under her belt. Winner of "Best RnB/Soul Recording of the Year" at the YYC music awards in 2023, Tissa freely explores her effortless Soul/RnB sound, infusing it with traditional Persian music her family has made for generations. Beyond performing as a solo act up to a 6-piece band, she has led workshops on how her Middle Eastern roots have influenced her contemporary songwriting. Since 2019, Rahim has built up an enticing catalog as a solo artist, consisting of digital releases, videos and collaborations with artists in Calgary, Vancouver and beyond. Tissa has been back in the studio recording original music, funded by Creative BC, FACTOR and Socan. In the spring of 2023, Tissa performed in London on MBC Persia, amassing 250k YouTube views. Recently, Tissa was on the road performing on the Canadian West Coast and taking part in the TD Music Artist in Residence at MacEwan Program in Edmonton, Alberta.