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Ric’key Pageot: Live keyboardist for Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Cher

Invents new genre with Parlor Social; spotlights work of Bla...

Working to put Alberta on the R&B/hip-hop map

Four Western SOCAN members to watch in 2024

Mikel Hurwitz, organizer of sounds

Composer, musician, producer, conductor

Shareef: a true acolyte of freestyle rap

TikTok influencer turns musician

Five Québec R&B/Soul rising stars to watch in 2024

Täbi Yösha, Rau_Ze, Hawa B, Clerel, Anaïs Cardot

For New West, final version of each song “depends on what it wants to be”

Collaborative quartet earns more than 100 million views

Sara Dufour: the life she chose

“I’ve realized that every little thing matters”

Decision-Makers: Curtis ClearSky

Executive Director of new Indigenous Music Office

Video: A Retrospective with pHoenix Pagliacci

Discussing cultural roots, collaboration, genres, mentorship...

Bollywood North: Jonita Gandhi

Playback singer steps out of songwriting closet with “Love...

Kizaba: Carte Blanche for Black History Month

‘It is still hard to admit that Black people experience in...

Sebastian Gaskin opens up to co-writing

And expands both his musical and lyrical range

Uninhibited SadBoi writes short, sharp songs

Eclectic singer-songwriter makes demos in her bathroom

Decision-Makers: Magali Ould, General Manager, Secret City Records

“An artist’s commercial potential is never the first con...

Joseph Sarenhes on Black History Month

“What good is it to celebrate our origins if we don’t al...

Nico Paulo delivers self-assured debut

And takes unique path from Toronto to Portugal to Newfoundla...

Video: Valence presents “La nuit s’achève”

Overcoming writer's block, self-doubt, by working at night

How Black Toronto creatives are the future of the world

Local culture-makers are having global impact

Vandelux: Hedge fund COO becomes full-time singer-songwriter

Ever-evolving electronic/dance musician hits 80 million stre...

“Black history, Black future”

What would a “post-racial” future look like? And how do...

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