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Welcome to series two of #ToppleUncaged!
Every week, The Canary will be bringing you a new podcast on the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.
In a special episode, I meet a sublime singer, songwriter from Jamaica. Zia Benjamin first blew onto the music scene on the Sean Paul hit Standing There. Since then, after taking a hiatus to return to journalism, she’s back with a bang. So, I caught up with her to talk about her diverse musical sound, her influences, the music industry more broadly and the growing movement of female artists coming out of Jamaica.
Listen on iTunes here.
CanaryPod: #ToppleUncaged… meets Zia Benjamin show notes:
Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.
Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.
Mr Neverman by Zia Benjamin:
Follow on Twitter:
Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Zia Benjamin @ZiaBenjamin; Nicola Jeffery @NicolaCJeffery; Gav Pauze @PauzeRadio; Rai Star Music @rai_star113
Use the hashtags #ToppleUncaged #CanaryPod
Find out more about Gav Pauze.
Topple Uncaged Theme Music: Lost Souls by Lee Wrizzle.
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