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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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How She Hustles Tribute To Our Mothers

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We enjoyed following some fun events this weekend in Toronto. One of them was the How She Hustles “Tribute to our mothers” event. Hosted by Nam Kiwanuka the event brought together women from all walks of life, including some of our fave upperechers, to honour mothers who inspire, empower and support them. The event was a trending on twitter so …

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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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Greta Constantine Celebrates 10 Years

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The Canadian fashion glitterati got into formation this weekend at the Greta Constantine 10 year anniversary party at Casa Loma. We were totes jelly that we weren’t invited, but after we wiped away the tears, it was fun scrolling through all the fabulous pics on social media. Check out our favourites from the Greta Constantine party… WHAT A WONDERFUL EVENING!! …

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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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Toronto Fashion Week Day 2

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We’ve been inspired to step up our fashion game thanks to all the stellar collections coming out of Toronto Fashion Week. Day two is no exception. Today we feature Vandal Goods, Bustle, LaMarque and Malorie Urbanovitch to name a few. Then as always you know we’re also checking out all the beautiful people flocking to David Pecaut Square. Check out …

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This Weekend in Pics feat. Drake & others

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We round up our favourite social media pictures of this weekend including Drake at the Raptors game on Sunday. Check out what some of your favourite Canadian and visiting urban celebs were up to. If you ever see pictures we should be including, tag us on social media @theupperech.   The #AlvinAiley Dance Academy took my breath away. 5 year …

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Our Fave Looks/Moments From TOM * FW

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Another Toronto Men’s Fashion Week has wrapped up and yet again we were exposed to a robust offering of menswear collections that were smart, innovative, dapper, edgy…we could go on and on. The fourth edition of TOM left us wanting more. Here are our favourite looks/moments of TOM FW on and off the runway.   Photo Credit: Jodiannebeckford.com Just 2 …

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Black Diamond Ball Feat. Andra Day

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Toronto’s first grand Black Diamond Ball was held at the Design Exchange last night. The event celebrated Black art, music and fashion. The Black Diamond Ball is the brainchild of ArtXperiential projects. The room was packed with, at business leaders, entertainers, and community members. They took in some stellar performances from artists including: Retro-Soul singer Andra Day, Jully Black, Maestro …

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