By Karen Burke
Take a look at any GTA high school band or choir and, for the most part, you will not see a representation of what Toronto’s population looks like. Toronto is by far the most diverse city in North America and probably the entire world according to ‘The Globe and Mail’ (April 2018). As such, the music being taught in our schools and celebrated in our communities should reflect our population, but it often does not.
By Ishawna Ross
Drake, Tory Lanez, Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara along with plenty of other notable singers stepped out of Canada with huge success, putting the Toronto music scene in the spotlight; however, it all started with this Scarborough native who was the first to do it all.
By Stacey Marie Robinson
VIBE 105 reggae ambassador, and host of the VIBE DRIVE program, Chris Dubbs was present to take in the long list of performances and interact with the leaders of the reggae music industry at the Rebel Salute Music Festival 2019 in Jamaica.
By Tashia Antoine
Interview By Anthony Salemi
Matthew Chaim is a talented and fast-rising artist hailing from Montreal. His vibe creates a charismatic sound that crosses over a variety of genres and his newly released EP, titled Homemade, is turning heads with its eclectic style and intimate lyrics.
By Victor Ostrovsky
Transcribed By Tashia Antoine
Victoria Cheong aka New Chance is a charismatic multi-talented artist, who isn’t afraid to take charge of her musical destiny. After taking a step away from co-running her independent label Healing Power Records, New Chance is paving the way for her solo career to take flight.