- 9 years ago
At its best, pop music is about making connections, whether between individuals of diverse backgrounds, between genres, or between the modern day and eras past. Born to Guyanese immigrant parents, raised in Toronto, and professing a love for such varied artists as Bob Marley, Sade, and Patsy Cline in addition to the classic soul greats, Melanie Fiona is poised to do all of this and more with the forthcoming release of her debut LP, The Bridge.
After hearing the rising soul star bridge the gap between late-‘60s rock and modern R&B on her “Time of the Season”-sampling debut single, “Give It to Me Right,” fans in and out of the Booth are eager to see what other surprises Fiona has in store on her first studio album. Scheduled for a late spring/early summer release, The Bridge is sure to kick off a long and fruitful career for the creative up-and-comer.
In an exclusive interview with our own DJ “Z,” Melanie Fiona steps into the Booth to discuss the “Cinderella story” of h