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Posts By Gabrielle Austin

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Tory Devon Smith: Breaking into Hollywood
8 months ago

Tory Devon Smith: Breaking into Hollywood

For actor Tory Devon Smith being in the entertainment industry isn’t about fame.

“Red carpet is not the goal, the goal is not awards . . . it’s about brilliant …
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Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’
9 months ago

Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’

The 49th season of Toronto Carnival is here. And as revellers get ready to enjoy the culmination of a month-long celebration of Caribbean culture, lifelong Carnival devotee Sophia Rickson says …
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“Work” Undeserving of Backlash
1 year ago

“Work” Undeserving of Backlash

Part one of Rihanna’s seven-and-a-half-minute double video for the hit single, “Work”, puts Caribbean dancehall culture on worldwide display and paints a picture of how strong it is reflected in …
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Rihanna is Unapologetic on ANTI
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1 year ago

Rihanna is Unapologetic on ANTI

After a four-year album hiatus, Rihanna’s raw talent and versatile sound exudes on her latest album ANTI, which went platinum in less than 48 hours.

The 27-year-old songstress entices her …
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Back to the Future
1 year ago

Back to the Future

Black History Month is about honouring those who came before us and paved the way for today’s Black people and culture. The fourth annual Black Future Month 3016 art exhibition …
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All Aboard The SNKRS XPRESS
1 year ago

All Aboard The SNKRS XPRESS

Outside of traveling to and from work or school, what else could a streetcar be used for? For most, the last thing that may come to mind would be a …
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Putting ‘Pretty for a Big Girl’ to Bed
1 year ago

Putting ‘Pretty for a Big Girl’ to Bed

Plus size women are all too often seen as quiet, shy and covered up due to the simple fact that they don’t meet the current standards of what beauty ‘looks …
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Saul Williams: Shifting Perspectives
1 year ago

Saul Williams: Shifting Perspectives

Saul Williams is undefined.

And as such he leaves his performances up for interpretation by his audience. He doesn’t pre-determine what he wants them to take away from it, he’d …
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Dom Kennedy: A Crowd Pleaser
1 year ago

Dom Kennedy: A Crowd Pleaser

Dom Kennedy walks on stage, dressed simply in a black T-shirt and jeans with black sneakers and a gold chain to match. In true Dom fashion, he has a mic …
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Kenneth Cole: Suits for the Millennial
1 year ago

Kenneth Cole: Suits for the Millennial

Whether it’s all black, a tux or a three-piece, a suit adds an extra touch to a man’s appearance.

The Kenneth Cole “Awearness” collection puts an urban and contemporary twist …
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