Author Archives: Nadia Elkharadly

About Nadia Elkharadly

Nadia Elkharadly is a Toronto based writer with a serious addiction to music. She has never been in a band but plays an awesome air guitar and also the tambourine. Nadia is the co-founder and North American Editor for ADDICTED.

Changing the way the world looks at Islam, one song at a time: an interview with Deen Squad

Readers and lovers of music, I apologize for how long it took to get this interview out.  This is what happens when you forget your Youtube password…but I digress. Last summer, I met two amazing young men, Karter Zaher and…

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Ask your #WCW with Pastel Supernova

In Toronto, when you think of burlesque, Pastel Supernova is one of the first names that comes to mind.  She’s an acclaimed performer who’s showed off her steamy moves all over the world, a sought-after choreographer, a model, a teacher, an…

Nando’s Music Exchange – Taking Canadian Music overseas

We were already addicted to their delicious food, so when we heard that Nando’s Canada is also a supporter of independent music and up and coming artists, our love for them grew past their ability to make magic with chicken. Nandos…

Dream Job Diary with Music Supervisor Dondrea Erauw

I’m doing that thing again where I feature my friends in Addicted because, well, I have some really cool friends.  Moreover, I have friends with really cool jobs, and that’s what the Dream Job Diary is all about. When I first started…

Ask your #WCW with Ananya Birla

This week we find ourselves crushing on Ananya Birla Ananya is an artist, businesswoman and activist who fights passionately for social change and women’s rights in India.  Ananya launched her first start-up, Svatantra Microfinance, a company that helps women entrepreneurs in the Indian…