In a few short years, Tanika Charles has transformed from an emerging solo artist to a commanding performer and bandleader, a staple in the Canadian soul scene, both on stage and off. Edmonton raised Charles presents an immutable charm, at times endearingly abrasive and honest in her vulnerabilities. If Tanikas singing it, shes lived it! "The most buzzed-about Soul singer in Toronto (CBC Music) "Tanika Charles. Her debut album "Soul Run", produced among others by Slakah The Beatchild - best known for his works with Canadian rapper Drake.