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Afrofest Fashion 2016

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Afrofest could not have come at a better time. Despite efforts to limit the festival, it has grown massively over the last 28 years. It celebrates African music and culture in the heart of Toronto. As always it was beautiful to witness a sea of people loving the skin they are in.Here are our highlights of Afrofest Fashion 2016. Celebrating …

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Highlights From The Joe Carter Classic After Party

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Major League Baseball All-Star and World Series legend Joe Carter was back in Toronto for the Seventh Annual Joe Carter Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament pairs avid golfers with top name celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment. To date, the celebrity charity event has raised over $1.5 million to benefit the Children’s Aid Foundation as well as other local children’s …

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Our Picks: Best Looks From IHeart Radio MMVAs

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Another one in the books. THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS rocked Toronto this weekend. The big winner this year was Drake, who according to instagram, was apparently on vacay and absent from this year’s show. Drake collected hardware for Video Of The Year, Best Hip Hop Video, Most Buzzworthy Canadian, Best Director (“Hotline Bling”, Director X), and, along …

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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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The 34th Annual Harry Jerome Awards

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The 34th annual Harry Jerome Awards were handed out on Saturday night. As always the event was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and recognized high achievement in the African Canadian community. 15 awards were awarded at the gala. Here’s our social media round up from the special night. More pics to come. In my gorgeous @stephancaras gown on …

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Winne Harlow, The Weeknd Featured In Lemonade

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So have you come down now from the Lemonade frenzy? We’re still buzzing!! But we had to take some time out to officially big up two Canadians featured in Beyonce’s new masterpiece Lemonade. As you must know by now, Beyonce released the hour-long project, on Saturday on HBO, with the album initially only available on TIDAL. Lemonade focuses on many …

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Drake Pops Up In Toronto

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The countdown is on to “Views” people! The big day of course is April 29th. The weekend excitement hit a fever pitch when Drake showed up at his pop up shop in Toronto. He had been posting details of pop ups to promote the release of Views from the 6 at various locations across North America…Sunday was Toronto’s turn. He …

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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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Best Of The Juno Awards 2016

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This weekend was the biggest night in Canadian music. The Juno Awards 2016 all went down in Calgary! The Weeknd cleaned up at the Junos…Drake, Alessia Cara, Keys N Krates among others also picked up some hardware. We grabbed our favourite pics from Juno weekend…can we just say that there was a major lack of women of colour at the …

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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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