Juno Nominated Pop Star RALPH on the songwriting process, overcoming insecurities, owning her own record label, staying grounded, and so much more!
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It’s hard to pin down exactly what it is about the Toronto born, JUNO award nominated artist
RALPH (Raffa Weyman) that has captured the devotion of fans across the country. Whether it’s
her high-fashion yet effortlessly cool aesthetic, her irresistible blend of vintage pop and lush
contemporary beats, or the raw honesty that comes through her lyricism, one thing is certain -
there is a rarity about an artist such as RALPH.
With an emphasis on narrative songwriting and genre-bending musical style (with a
background in vocal jazz and folk music), RALPH has created a special role for herself within the
contemporary music scene; a sound that is catchy but cool, sexy but smart, edgy but
sophisticated. She’s developed a soundscape that is uniquely her own, but what truly makes
RALPH's songs special is that they are ferociously honest and relatable. This finesse sent her hit
track “Gravity” up the radio charts into the Top 20, followed by a JUNO award nomination for
Dance Recording of the Year.
Starting with little more than talent and a vision, over the past five years RALPH has built an
incredible following in the USA, Canada and Europe. She’s joined the likes of Ria Mae, Carly Rae
Jepsen, and Scott Helman on three cross-Canada tours, and has drawn crowds south of the
border for a North American tour with US band JOAN. Earning over 35 millions streams across
platforms and seeing her music featured across television networks such as E!, HBO, Freeform,
CBC, and VICE, she has earned praise from a wealth of tastemaker press such as The FADER,
Billboard, Paper, Paste, NYLON, V Magazine, Mother Jones, Interview Magazine, Elle Canada,
Hollywood Reporter, Teen Vogue, and MTV News. She has also seen her face featured twice on
the Dundas Square Amazon and Spotify billboards, and was the guest vocal coach on two
episodes of Canada’s Drag Race.
The scope of RALPH’s talent reaches far beyond her sonance; her aesthetic eye has served in the
consistency of her photography and the artful approach to her music videos as she continues to
grow not only as a pop-icon, but a style purveyor. Whether it’s to catch the next look she’ll be
serving, or the next bop she’ll be dropping, all eyes are on RALPH.
Ralph’s newest EP Gradience was just released July 2021, and her single ‘Tommy’ is already being
played on radios across Canada. She has a Canada headline tour booked for November 2021 and
will be continuing her tour in January, visiting select cities in the USA.
For more on RALPH, connect with her:
On IG: @songsbyralph
On Twitter: @songsbyralph
On Facebook: @songsbyralph
On TikTok: @songsbyralph
And her website: https://www.songsbyralph.com/.
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