*Jamshed Thathyala *(Born May 4th, 1995) who records under the mononym *Shade* is a Canadian recording artist, rapper and songwriter. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta. Shade grew up on the north side of Edmonton, along with his mother and two brothers. He has always had a strong passion for music, at an early age he showed interest in poetry and lyricism. He had started writing songs and harmonies at the age of 11. He also plays many instruments including the Piano, Guitar, and Harmonica. Shade is currently working on his long awaited debut mixtape *Ready For It All*”. Production for the tape was started late 2012. The mixtape is set to be released January 2014.