Musicians

Humour is a highly effective and often subversive way of making a serious point, as any late-night television viewer can attest. Yet that strategy seldom crosses over into contemporary music,...
Consciously-minded rapper Common used his appearance at the 90th Academy Awards last night (March 4) to call out U.S. President Donald Trump as well as the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...
Toronto-based musician Andrew Cole has spent the last few years confronting bullying and it turns out he's got a number of high-profile allies helping him with his cause. Cole's quest to...
Canadian rock band Arkells have launched their own hometown music festival in Hamilton, Ontario called The Rally and area refugee causes will benefit from the mega-concert. The event will take...
Drake is using the release of his newest music video "God's Plan" to challenge people to "be nice to each other." Leading up to the release of "God's Plan" on...
When punk rockers The Clash were active between 1976 to 1986, the band led by Joe Strummer used their music to confront things like racism, police brutality, classism, terrorism, capitalism and...
Paul Simon who begins his Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour in Vancouver in mid-May, plans to follow it up with “the occasional” concert in a hall and “donate those earnings...
Following upsetting and out-of-touch comments Recording Academy president/CEO Neil Portnow made after the Grammy Awards Sunday night (Jan. 28), calling for women to “step up” if they...
There's going to be a Blues Brothers party in Toronto to combat the blues. More specifically, The Official Blues Brothers Revue, featuring Kieron Lafferty as the 1980's film character Elwood...

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