HeatWave , born Emmanuel Motsami Matovu,was born high in the mountains of Lesotho, South Africa in 1985. Motsami -translated means the traveler, a name that foreshadowed his future. Emmanuel was the Matovu family’s first child born into freedom after escaping Idi Amin’s reign in Uganda. He has embraced this birthright and chooses to take advantage of the many opportunities that lie ahead of him.
After immigrating to Canada in the late 80’s the Matovu family quickly settled into Vancouver’s inner city. Emmanuel lived in Vancouver’s East Side with his Mother (a nurse) his Father (a chef) and his two sisters. HeatWave grew up in low income neighborhoods yet was surrounded by mountains, ocean and rainforest; this is where his evolution took place... - For whole story go to heatwavesworld.com