Desiire emulates the complexity of identity through sound.
Reggae Singer Lyndon John X on History and Music
The singer and Juno Award-winner sifts through history to tell stories about African culture as well as his lived experiences.
Soul Singer Clerel on Culture and Music
Clerel’s musical journey has been a process of self discovery.
Introducing SLM, Montreal’s Rising Hip-Hop Artist
Inspired by the icons fronting the vanguard of female hip-hop, from Nicki Minaj to Missy Elliott, SLM is aiming high.
Montreal Rapper Lou Phelps on Being Extra Extra
Comparing himself to an early version of Common, Phelps sees himself belonging to the modern rebirth of neo-soul music.
Toronto Rapper Haviah Mighty on Black Identity and Music
Haviah Mighty’s music radiates with a sense of overwhelming fortitude, ready to burst through her songs at the seams, from the power of her delivery to her lyrical depth.
The Global Sound of Montreal Artist Töme
A fusion of Afrobeats, R&B, and dance-influenced sounds, Töme’s style defies genre as much as it embraces it.
Toronto Rapper TOBi on the Purpose of Music
There’s a dual purpose to the Toronto rapper’s songs: one born out of necessity and one born out of healing.
Toronto R&B Singer Malachi on Being a Versatile Artist
If Malachi could be summarized in a single word, it would be “versatile.” The Toronto singer approaches music like a sport and with a singular focus: to be the best.
The Rise of Quebec Rapper Zach Zoya
The Quebec rapper’s lyrics twist and turn from rapid bars to melodic rhythms, delivered with signature precision and style.
Finding Healing Through Music With Stephen Voyce
Stephen Voyce’s relationship to music is one born of loss and healing.
Montreal Songstress Dominique Fils-Aimé on the Colours of Music
Dominique Fils-Aimé sees music in primary colours: the blues are blue like silent nights, jazz is red like the violence of revolution, and soul is yellow like the sun and healing.