Ian Steaman

Ian Steaman is a Toronto-based music industry executive and writer who, over the course of his career, has worked with many genre and culture-defining artists from De La Soul, Queen Latifah, House of Pain and Naughty by Nature to T-Pain, Too Short, Kelis, Big Boi of Outkast, and Lil B’s first group, The Pack. Most recently he has overseen artist programming and bookings for CBC Music’s First Play Live sessions series and runs the pioneering music blog, DIFFERENT KITCHEN. He is also currently developing an hour-long television drama set in the world of the Toronto hip-hop industry.