Feature Stories – Artists


The increasing mindfulness of Larnell Lewis

To stay focused, he’s got to crack a few... coconuts

Sophia Bel: Sweet Revenge of the Princess of the Dead

“Seeing your vision through is lifelong work”

Savannah Ré captures the back and forth of desire

And remains unlimited by stereotypes of marriage

Fredy V and The Foundation are out to make you move

“Knowing these musicians are going to collect royalties, t...

PittThaKid: Fast-rising producer blends old and new schools

Cooking beats for Young Thug, 2 Chainz, the late Pop Smoke

Pierre Kwenders: Proud of his history

“I tread slowly”

Mélodie Spear

After vying in every competition, she gifts herself a bold d...

BEYRIES: Encounters of a New Kind

“I’ve come to love this trade, thanks to the exchange I ...

Zach Zoya: When the Journey is the Goal

Versatility is his “primary musical value”

TOBi: Writing songs that are both timely and timeless

While exploring Black joy as a form of resistance

Adamo: Giving it time

“People only see talent when it hits them in the face”

Comment Debord: All seven of them at once

“Our songs resonate both with 20-year-olds and old Parti Q...

How the song happened: Cory Marks’s “Outlaws & Outsiders”

Co-writer Kevin Churko brought in some heavy-hitter guests

Joey Moi: Big Loud Records producer, songwriter, entrepreneur is on a roll

“We get to sign the artists we fall in love with, then mak...

Le Couleur – French as a passport

Their music travels for them

Adrian Sutherland: The man from Attawapiskat seizes the day

“As a solo artist, I have the freedom to express whatever ...

CRi: Controlled Chaos

“I’d love it if Monique from Baie-Comeau listened to my ...

Songwriter / producer WondaGurl crushing it at 23

Cooking beats for Drake, Rihanna, Travi$ Scott, Killy – an...

Antoine Corriveau: Letting weeds grow

“It makes no sense that, in a pandemic, our reaction shoul...

Bantü Salsa, winner of Nuits d’Afrique fest Best New Artist Award

“I wanted to show the similarities between African and Lat...

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