Tanika Charles | Forty Creek Black Box Sessions

Toronto soul singer Tanika Charles performs songs from her 2019 album The Gumption, live at Indie88 in the Forty Creek Black Box studio

Born in Toronto to Trinidadian parents, singer Tanika Charles emerged on the international scene with her 2017 debut record Soul Run. The independently released album earned Charles both a Polaris and Juno nomination in Canada, as well as international success in the US, UK and France.

This year she released her sophomore album The Gumption, as she continues to develop her signature style blending classic soul with contemporary production. She visited us in the Black Box studio to perform a few songs from The Gumption with her backing band.