Zimbabwe born, Charmaine and her family immigrated to North America in search of a better life that led to multiple stops in the US from Chicago to Stevensville, Michigan and Nashville before finally settling in Toronto, Canada where she now calls home. Calling Toronto home was not easy as her family lost their house shortly after they arrived after her father got laid off from his job, turning all
six of her family members to live in a dirty motel room. A kitchen so small, only one person could fit in there at a time; no stove,
just a little hot plate. The silver lining is that her struggle inspired the young Charmaine to sit on the floor with her notebook and write songs,
dreaming of being any place but within the walls of a Motel 6.
Out of her tough upbringing was birthed survival and a hard work ethic that led to a confident rapper with all the accompanying strut and swagger, and a brilliant R&B vocalist able to deliver a heart-stopping ballad. The Zimbabwe-born Toronto rapper with a fairly "Rags to Riches" story revealed herself to the world with her debut EP "Hood Avant Garde" in April 2021 and has been on the rise ever since with over 13 million streams in counting.

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Events featuring CHARMAINE

Mar 17, 2023
10:00pm — 10:40am
Presented by
Range Magazine
Toronto, ON, CANADA
R & B
Professional Connections
CHARMAINE is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • PR/Publicity Agency
  • Producer/Studio Engineer
  • Publishing
  • Sync/Music Supervisors