a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL is taking the world by storm. For over 10 years Sean Mauricette a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL has been honing his skills and gifting audiences as a beat-boxer, DJ, lyricist and producer with his unique style of music, where hip hop meets soul. Dubbed “Soul Hop”, think the smooth bangin’ beats of J Dilla, with a touch of Tribe Called Quest, a side of Digable Planets, and a pinch of Dwele. a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL has been captivating audiences with his distinct sound, opening for a vast array of artists including De La Soul, Mos Def and Eric Roberson.
Fresh off his recent US and UK tours aka SUBLIMINAL has received global praise for his album TRAINATHOUGHT. He has recently teamed up with one of hip hop’s most prominent producers, three time Grammy nominated Herb “Big Herb” Middleton for his latest musical venture, a series of singles, albums and theatrical productions in collaboration with NuVybe Records.
In addition to his accomplishments in music, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL has been making his mark as an actor. Notable credits include Disney’s Jump In, starring Corbin Bleu, the Sonny Liston biopic Phantom Punch starring Ving Rhames and a highly coveted feature role in an episode of CTV’s police drama The Bridge. Adding to his vast array of credits, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL lends his voice and acting talents in Shaun White’s highly anticipated video game, Skateboard.
Not only an accomplished actor, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL is an active member of his community and was hand-picked to host the 2010 Harry Jerome Awards, Canada’s most prestigious award ceremony honoring African Canadians.
A graduate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Architecture, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL was the first ever recipient of the Arts and Culture Award presented to him by the Black Students Association of the University of Toronto. He was also the recipient of the 2011 Urban Hero Award for Arts & Culture for his work with high-risk youth in Toronto. Working in collaboration with the YMCA and Toronto Community Housing, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL is the head architectural designer for a one of a kind support center for young fathers located in the Toronto area. Currently the host and keynote speaker for L.I.F.T. (Laying, Important, Foundations, Together), a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL knows that youth need encouragement to follow the right path and not be deterred by the negative stereotypes and images perpetuated by society. a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL was presented with the Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the Councilors Association of Ontario for all his work with grade, middle and high school students. Through performing, lecturing and mentoring, a.k.a. SUBLIMINAL continues to cement his role as an active leader in the community.