Ahead of the release of her highly anticipated album, The Pains of Growing, I caught up with Alessia Cara to get to know the human side of the heroine behind the heady success.

It’s no small feat that Alessia has been donned with the Herculean crown of the ‘Most Streamed New Female Artist of 2017’. She isn’t counting, and when we crunch the numbers, she finds the gravitas…