20 Questions with Keita Juma

How do you take your coffee/tea?


What is something that if you haven’t done by noon, your day is going terribly?

Woken up.

What would it be if there’s one thing you could change in the Canadian music industry?


Most-missed defunct music venue?

There’s too many.

Who should they do a music biopic about?


Dream creative collaborator, dead or alive?

The homies.

Best place to people-watch?

Any train station.

Artist you wish would make another record?


One year from now you will be?


What homegrown band/artist should everyone know and love?


If you were on City Council, what bill would you table?

A 3 block radius for venues and clubs beside a green space.

Quintessential Toronto or Canadian song?

Saukrates “Money or Love” and Drake “Know Yourself.”

Where would you move if you could live comfortably anywhere in the world for a year?


What book is on your bedside table?

How to Know God.

What’s one song by another artist that is stuck in your head today?

Skee Mask – “Flyby VFR.”

Best stress reliever?


Vinyl or streaming?

I love it all.

Yoga or the gym?

I choose both.

Indie flick or Netflix binge?

All the above.

Do you have any stories you want to share of memorable, formative, or inspirational experiences in the Toronto music community during the last 20 years?

I’d have to tell you in person.

Don’t miss Keita Juma on Night four of the Wavelength Winter Festival, Sunday February 16 at The Garrison. Get tickets here!