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FEATURE: Pineapple Dreaming w/ Adria Kain

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Adria Kain is a survivor in every sense of the word. After a rough couple of years living in her own shadow and sleeping on couches she has finally garnered the confidence to share her story of triumph through her music. Her new E.P Reverse Psychology showcases Adria’s newly developed and beautifully refined sound which allows listeners to get to know her on a …

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River Tiber Drops “Illusions”

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Toronto native, River Tiber is back at it with the release of his new track “Illusions” featuring a star-studded collaboration by the likes of Pusha T, KAYTRANADA and Doc McKinney who co-produced the track. “Illusions” is the first Red Bull Sound Select track release by a Canadian artist. The new track was actually released as a two-song digital single today. …

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2016 Harry Jerome Recipients Announced

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Last night The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) held a media launch announcing the 2016 recipients of the prestigious Harry Jerome Award. This year’s recipients will receive awards in the following categories: Academics, Arts, Athletics, Business, Community Service, Diversity, Entertainment, Health Sciences, Leadership, Lifetime Achievement, Media, President’s, Professional Excellence, Trailblazer and Young Entrepreneur. The 2016 HJA award winners are: …

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Weekend Tings w/ Tyrone Edwards & Others

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Time to check in with some of our favourite upper echers to see what they they were up to this weekend. This weekend’s themes include travel, leisure, awards and accolades. Featuring Tyrone Edwards, Francoise Abanda and more. First title of the year? Mon premier titre cette année! ?? A photo posted by Françoise Abanda (@franckie_abanda) on Mar 20, 2016 at …

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Canadian Screen Awards, Including Book of Negroes Big Win

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The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television handed out trophies in 50 categories at a non-televised gala Wednesday night in Toronto. There are so many awards they have to break it up into three nights. Last night The Book of Negroes, the six-part miniseries , won big… picking up nine trophies at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards! Here’s our social media round-up from …

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Upper Echers Recognize #IWD 2016

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All day we’ve been immersed in girl power as we celebrated International Women’s Day. The women we featured on our social media today are just a few examples of greatness. Many of your favourite upper echers recognized #IWD 2016 on their own social media platforms today. Check it out! Jam-packed two-day inspiration-fest! Monday evening I read to the @trust15toronto #LadiesonTheRise …

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Canadian Screen Awards Nominee Reception

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On Monday the Academy launched CANADIAN SCREEN WEEK with the CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS’ Nominee Receptions in Montreal and Toronto. Nominees gathered to share a toast in honour of being recognized as among the best in Canada in the screen-based arts. Here’s our social media round up of the Canadian Screen Awards Nominee Reception in Toronto. The festivities continue tonight at …

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FEATURE: Host Of CBC’s Exhibitionists Amanda Parris

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A true artistic jack-of-all-trades, Amanda Parris, host of CBC’s Exhibitionists and columnist for CBC Arts, took some time out with us to talk about her experience as a former-theatrical-educator-turned-TV host. Sound like a mouthful? That’s because Amanda Parris has done it all, from youth facilitating with organizations like The Remix Project, to having her plays staged at various festivals. Today, …

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Notable Awards w/ Jully Black & others

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The 2016 Notable Awards took place Wednesday night at the Carlu. The awards celebrate millennials who have demonstrated that they’re the best in their field professionally, socially and philanthropically. Categories include journalism, music, personal training, technology and personal brand to name a few. Among the award recipents this year were Jully Black and CP24’s Jamie Gutfreund. Check out some of the …

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Nam Kiwanuka New Host on TVO’s The Agenda

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Can we talk about how excited we are to see Namugenyi Kiwanuka on our TV screens again!! You may remember Nam from her days as a Much Music VJ. Those eyes, that hair, those smarts…many of us wanted to be her! The mom of two is back as the alternate host for Steve Paikin and will be the host of …

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