APHROSE – a.k.a Joanna Mohammed is an independent Indie-Soul artist from Toronto, Canada. Since her debut EP Joanna Mohammed was released in 2009, she went through many harrowing and difficult challenges contrasted by happy and joyous moments. These life-changing experiences inspired Joanna to honor her family history and take on the artist name of APHROSE. Joanna has a reputation in Toronto for her powerful and soaring R&B vocal stylings fronting and supporting the many bands and artists she performs with. Her debut record “The Middle” under her refreshed identity, is soul fulfilling. The record is relatable to any spirit that has been placed in the emotional position that they were not being met in the middle. Her connection breathes across the track, taking listeners on the emotional roller-coaster alongside her.