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Osé

She’s still under the radar, but rising teenaged R&B soul sensation Osé has gone from dreaming of writing songs as good as her musical inspiration, Grammy-winning soul stylist H.E.R., to recently working with that singer’s management to help launch her barely one-year-old career.

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Four Questions: Tate McRae

Just 17 years old, Calgary’s rising global superstar Tate McRae has already cycled through a couple of her nine lives.

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Crown Lands

Prog-rock duo crown lands are on the edge of stardom and poised to bring politics, passion and really big hair back to rock and roll.

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Q&A with Ashley Kutcher

When The Darkroom wanted to sign Ashley Kutcher, she knew that working with the forward-thinking record label would take her music to the next level. Fast forward and Kutcher has now graduated from nursing school, has over 20 million streams on her breakthrough hit “Love You From a Distance”, and has seen fans resonate with her songwriting by creating their own expressive videos to “LYFAD” on TikTok. Originally from Baltimore, Kutcher has now made Canada her second largest streaming market as fans continue to connect with her acoustic-pop driven love songs.

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His Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto might be rough-and-tumble, but [...]

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