CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged meets… Santiina

Topple Uncaged meets Santiina


Welcome to series two of #ToppleUncaged!

Every week, The Canary will be bringing you an innovative podcast for the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.

In a special episode, I chat with exciting artist Santiina.

Mr Topple x Santiina

Hailing from Jamaica, Santiina has been in the music industry since the tender age of 16. She effortlessly glides between reggae, dancehall, RnB and afrobeat. Moreover, her voice is one of versatility, being equally at home with straight, spine-tingling vocals, rapping or singjay (a mixture of singing and rapping). She recently re-released her moving track Judgement which discusses violence against women, girls and young people, and why society is failing to tackle it.

So, I caught up with Santiina for the #ToppleUncaged podcast. We discussed her musical background, her flipping between genres, Judgement, working with the legendary Spragga Benz and more.


Read on...

Listen on iTunes here.

CanaryPod: #ToppleUncaged meets… Santiina show notes:

Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.

Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.

Judgement by Santiina via TuneCore/Red Square Productions:

Follow Santiina on Facebook and Insta.

Listen to Santiina’s EP Powaful.

Follow on Twitter:

Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; 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.

Dynamite Body by Santiina via TuneCore.

Featured image via Steve Topple, Maurice – Wikimedia and Santiina

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