On Thursday, February 25th, singer songwriter 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗲 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗻𝘇𝗮 premiered the acoustic live video for her single, ‘Chains of Silence.’
𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗲 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗻𝘇𝗮 is a powerhouse vocalist whose performances helped her win a 𝗧𝗼𝗿𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱 for Best Live Artist. The vocalist has performed in a wide array of settings throughout her career, including a private event at the Art Gallery of Ontario which was attended by 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗲 𝗪. 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗵, and at the 𝗠𝘂𝗰𝗵𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗩𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗼 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀.
In celebration of Canada’s South Asian Heritage Month in May, Stephanie was listed in 𝗖𝗕𝗖 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰’s top “10 South Asian–Canadian Artists You Need to Hear Right Now”. Another highlight for Stephanie was her participation in successfully breaking a 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗱 for the “World’s Longest Concert”
An outspoken animal rights activist, her latest music video; “Chains of Silence” won 𝘁𝘄𝗼 𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 for “Best Female Vocalist” and “Best Music Video,” and has received support from Bif Naked, 𝗧𝗼𝗻𝘆 𝗞𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗹 (𝗡𝗼 𝗗𝗼𝘂𝗯𝘁) and 𝗣𝗘𝗧𝗔.
The animal rights-themed video release coincided with World Day for Farmed Animals (WDFA), which was founded in 1983. The new single is a jaw-dropping story of an alien abduction with a surprising twist. The thought-provoking video houses a powerful message and promises to incite discussion amongst its viewers. ‘Chains of Silence’ also marks Braganza’s first foray into the rock genre.
The song was written by Braganza and her co-writer, Kolin Stürt. Chris Strikes, the director of Kardinal Offishall’s award-winning music video, ‘Turn It Up,’ was also brought on board to help envision the music video concept that Braganza and Stürt created.
Braganza has performed at top festivals like Indie Music Week, DesiFest, and the Toronto VegFest. On top of all of that, Braganza has appeared at notable venues like Casino Rama, Casino Niagara, The Mod Club, The Canadian National Exhibition Center, and Yonge & Dundas Square. Her television appearances include Rogers TV ‘Daytime,’ ‘South Asian Focus,’ ‘TV-ONE Canada,’ V-MIX TV and more.