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Keonté Beals

North Preston’s own Keonté Beals is a multi-talented, multi-award-winning rising star who performs “passionate R&B with a personal message”. With his powerful voice, vivid songwriting, and thoughtful, current commentary, he’s built an enthusiastic audience across Atlantic Canada, and a reputation as a creative, ground-breaking artist for our times. Recently we spoke with Beals about is past, present and future. When and why did you start playing music? I started singing at the age of 6. I joined the junior choir at my local church around that age. Music was always a key element of my church. North Preston itself is a community filled with talented musicians and singers so the love for music was natural for me growing up. Are they the same reasons you do it today? That same love I had as a kid for performing, I have still. Probably even more so at this age now that I have expanded outside of just my community and have full creative control over what happens on my stage. Wh

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