ImJamesBaley James Baley Toronto James Baley is quickly becoming one of Toronto’s leading queer black voices as a songwriter, performer and artist. A Juno Awards Nominee, James has spent the past two years creating and performing alongside fellow artists Zaki Ibrahim, Maylee Todd and July Talk. James’ exploration of music crosses genres. His vulnerability and unapologetic energy can be felt in his work and his performance. His unique lyrical style and soulful vocals atop electronic, dreamy pop arrangements takes you on a journey through moments, memories and misfortune.