By Ellie King
Canadian Music Week (CMW) is back again this May (6th-12th) with a festival full of performances by artists from Canada and around the globe.
The CMW festival has an eclectic mix of genres and artists performing at various venues across Toronto.
By Alexandra Few
Injustice in various forms has been present in women’s lives for centuries. Whether it be inequalities surrounding gender, race, sexuality, or economic status, there has been, and continues to be, a systemic injustice that has often gone unnoticed or becomes underrepresented in society.
By Ishawna Ross
Based out of St. Catherine’s and a father working in construction from St. Thomas, Kafinal travelled all over the 14 parishes in Jamaica; Jeffery “Kafinal” Williams, is a rising Jamaican-Canadian reggae artist coming out of the Toronto music scene.
By Alexandra Few
Simply put, a feminist is someone who wants equality. Throughout various points in history in Canada and around the world, music has been one of the vessels that many women in particular have used to discuss issues of inequality and injustice. Whether you’re blasting Independent Women by Destiny’s Child or Girls Like Girls by Hayley Kiyoko, you have most likely heard a feminist-inspired anthem in your lifetime that has intersected music and empowerment to send out a message to its listeners.
By Sia Papadopoulos
Last year, the internet blew up with everyone chiming in on who they thought was the “King of R&B”. Many people took to social media, debating which R&B legend should be given the prestige title, completely ignoring all the contributions women have made to the genre.