Melanie Durrant exclusive interview with WorldWide Entertainment TV can be seen on Episode 7 of Shea Marie Diva & Vixens Podcast.
Melanie Durrant is one of the women in Toronto that has help trail a blaze for young women to follow in her city. She brings a sound that is different from the average Jane by channeling some of the greatest singers in history as her inspiration. This style has helped her to get noticed by fellow artists, award committees, and record labels. She was nominated in several categories at the 2004 Canadian Urban Music Awards and at the MuchMusic Video Awards.
Watch segments above broken down into these topics shown below.
00:00-2:35 Melanie Durrant describes her New Year so far.
2:35-9:00 Connection with her mother with Motown tribute show and childhood singing/pianist
9:00-11:22 Talks about her daughter and single dedicated to her with Dru & Harpoon Missile.
11:23- 16:17 Melanie Durrant talks about who she believes to be greatest artists ever listing Diana Ross and more.
16:18-20:44 Talks about Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, Doja Cat, and greatest female rapper of all-time
20:45-22:55 Speaks about being signed to Motown Records
22:56-26:19 Lists groundbreaking women from Toronto in the music industry such as Divine Brown & advice from Director X
26:20-30:45 Discuss Drake and hot sauce meme along with social media era.
30:46-45:30 Recaps her career nominations with Juno awards, Muchmusic Video Awards, and more.
45:31-35:40 Experiences with touring with Jill Scott & Erykah Badu along with meeting celebrities Keisha Knight Pulliam and Alphonso Ribeiro.
35:41-39:31 Discusses favorite moments from Verzuz and which Toronto artist she would like to see appear on the platform.
39:32-45:31 Talks about new album “Where I’m At” and working with Knemesis along with exclusive footage with Shea Marie.
It is safe to say, that she has plenty to say and this was the case with her appearance on Shea Marie Diva & Vixens Podcast. On a promotional run for her latest release, Melanie Durrant gives an inspiring interview that tracks her history and also her future plans.