In a highly competitive and demanding artistic world, where only determination and perseverance coupled with exceptional talent allow an artist to win, the Moroccan-Canadian singer Leïla Gouchi has, thanks to her sublime voice and passion, marked her presence in the artistic scene alongside other names that have emerged lately.
Established for several years in Montreal, Leïla Gouchi currently represents one of the rising stars of Morocco. She spares no effort in order to meet the expectations of her audience and to achieve, with certainty, the goals that she sets, thanks to her outstanding talent honed over the years.
Her performances on stage in Canada, Morocco and other countries earned her high praise for her crystalline voice and her songs. Fusion styles and sounds that marry with finesse Moroccan rhythms with those of the East and the West.
Born in Rabat on October 29, 1978, Leïla studied private law at Mohammed V University before moving to Montreal, where she pursued studies in tourism. She never ceased to amaze more than one by her boundless energy and her constant quest for perfection in all the work she strives to accomplish.
Having grown up in a music-loving family, she attended the music conservatory at the age of 7 where she spent ten years. She also before appeared on several tv shows and radio programs in Morocco, including "Al Qanat Assaghira" and "Nojoum al Ghad" on the channel "2M".
Nevertheless, the year 2005 remains, according to her, a pivotal year in her artistic life after winning Studio 2M’s the grand prize.
Moreover, Leïla Gouchi has produced a number of albums and hit singles, such as "Kolli Saâ" (Every hour) and "Jarabt Nensak" (I tried to forget you) who were shot in video clips in Egypt. "Li bghitou" (the one I love), in addition to modern redistributions of other songs like "Saa Saida" of the great Mahmoud El Idrissi, "Andaloussia" or "Hbib ruh ".
In her songs, she not only deals with themes related to sentimental issues, but also tries to look at social issues as in the titles "Heya Denia" (it's life) or "Al Ghorba" ", A song about immigration and the challenges faced by the immigrant in foreign countries.
Moving slowly but surely, Leïla Gouchi has just enriched her discography with the launch of a new video clip "Liyam" (The days). In this context, she told MAP, during her premiere in Montreal, that this video clip, was shot in the beautiful landscapes Chefchaouen, Morocco and the region of Akchour, stressing that this achievement is a "hymn to life, sharing and hope for a better future".
Always proud of her origins and strongly attached to her Moroccan cultural identity, Leïla Gouchi was one of the artists who performed the song "The Call of the Sahara" (Nidae Assahra), whose video clip has been shot in Morocco, Canada and Europe.
Strongly convinced that art and music know no boundaries, she lends her voice to the values of tolerance, dialogue, peace and coexistence, as evidenced by her participation in many artistic events. renowned festivals, including the Montreal Sephardic Festival and alongside other artists from the cultural diversity that characterizes Canadian society.
In addition to her proven talent as a singer, Leïla Gouchi also played major roles in movies.
She thus took her first steps in the field of cinema by playing in the television movie "Le toubib" by Aziz Jahidi, where she rubbed shoulders with the big actors Khadija Assad and Aziz Saadallah as well as the great Quebec humorist Rachid Badouri . She has also appeared in TV series, including "Houcine and Safia" by the great director Mohamed Abderrahmane Tazi, alongside Rachid El Ouali and Samia Akariou.
Having managed to find the right balance between her professional life as the owner of an events agency,her family life as the mother of a young boy, and her artistic life, Leïla Gouchi continues to trace her path to glory, while being part of this expatriate artistic succession that ensures the influence of the Moroccan music to the international.