Dalton Higgins is a publicist, author of six (6) books, award-winning journalist, and Ryerson/Toronto Metropolitan University University’s Music-Professional-in-Residence. Higgins’ publicity roster includes clients that have won a wide range of Awards and accolades including: Grammy Awards (USA), BET Awards (USA), Emmy Awards (USA), The Mercury Prize (UK), Victoires de la Musique/French Grammy’s (France), Juno Awards (Canada), in addition to Grammy (USA), Grammis/Swedish Grammy’s (Sweden), and Polaris Prize (Canada) nominees. His book Far From Over: The Music and Life of Drake is carried in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame & Museum collection in Cleveland, and his best-selling Hip Hop World book is carried in Harvard University’s hip hop archive. Higgins is a former music booker for Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre and has co-produced and co-hosted popular podcasts for the CBC (This Is Not A Drake podcast) and Rogers Media (Black Tea). His Ryerson/X University course “Deconstructing Drake and The Weeknd” has been featured on CNN, New York Times, NPR, BET, Hypebeast, NME, Revolt TV, GRM Daily and 6ixBuzz among many other media outlets.