This week’s radio show included new music from Driver95, Eric Ryan & Dijah SB. This episode featured an early listen ‘To Ricky Bobby’.
Toronto’s next up, Driver95, is dropping his first single of the year, Ricky Bobby. Ricky Bobby is inspired by Driver’s love for cars, racing, and NASCAR fashion. Produced by Michael Lantz, Ricky Bobby is a toxic hip-hop record, about getting what(who) you want. With trap undertones, Drivers’ music is here to shake up the rap scene.
This episode of The Cool Table features a special interview with actor Colton Royce. Colton is a multi-disciplinary artist from Scarborough, Canada, and of Jamaican and Filipino descent. He recently starred in two holiday films released in December of 2022, Sappy Holiday and the Great Holiday Bake War.
We discuss his pivot from athletics to the arts and some of his inspirations. Royce drops gems all over this episode including comparing himself to Naruto.
This episode of IN THE CUT features the celebrated and internationally acclaimed pianist and composer from Toronto, Thompson Egbo-Egbo. He stopped by talk about his first album release in three years, What Remains. He discusses the three-part suite (What Was Taken, the title track, What Remains and What Possibilities) where Thompson is joined (for the first time) by Odin Quartet. Some of the original inspiration for this project comes from a collection of voice notes. Thompson walks us through the making of the album and some creative close calls.
Intro Shot & Edited by Andy Lee Intro music: 🔊 “Urban” by Serge Quadrado licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 via freemusicarchive.org
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In this inaugural episode of ‘On-Site,’ we join singer-songwriter, Geneva Lei, on the set of her video for ‘Sober’. We discuss who the song is about and what is going on with her debut project. She talks about her growth over the past few years and even gets a little teary-eyed.