What I Learned From My Summer Job at SHAD 2015

Sarena Dharshi | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Alberta
Sarena Dharshi

Although the friends, connections and lessons gained through SHAD stay with you long after the program, it's supposed to be one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. I am one of the lucky few who got a second chance to experience it, albeit through a different perspective.

CBC Reveals New Host Of 'Q'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada

Juno-nominated rapper Shad will take over from disgraced Jian Ghomeshi when "Q" relaunches in April.

Shad Takes A Swipe At Jay Z, Canadian Government

HuffPost Canada Music | Vish Khanna | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Music

Shad, perhaps not surprisingly for a guy whose last album "TSOL" beat Drake for the 2011 best rap Juno, is one of the most openly optimistic artists w...

Polaris Prize Short List Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Prize short list was revealed today in Toronto, with ten releases up for Canada's critic-voted best album music prize and a chance to win ...

Shad On Why Art Is Power

Che Kothari | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Music
Che Kothari

Shad is one of the artists who came out to lobby for the much-needed tax to go towards the arts. He's an ideal person to speak to decision-makers about art, because he fulfills the fantasy about what an artist is and defies the stereotype at the same time.

Millennial Music: 15 Black Canadian Artists To Watch In 2013

Huffington Post Music Canada | Ryan B. Patrick | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

It’s Black History Month again, a perfect time to take stock of the immensely talented young Canadians of black heritage holding it down here when i...