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About Priya Ramanujam

Deeply passionate about storytelling that provides an alternative to the mainstream media, Priya Ramanujam is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Urbanology Magazine. She has been working as a professional journalist, editor and media arts facilitator for over 10 years.
Latest Posts | By Priya Ramanujam
AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity
4 months ago

AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity

When Amoye Henry co-founded the AfroChic Cultural Arts Exhibition with a group of like-minded individuals seven years ago, it was deemed too “revolutionary” for Toronto, she recalls.

“We were under …
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Amanda Parris: A Star is Born
11 months ago

Amanda Parris: A Star is Born

When Amanda Parris first started as host of the Canadian Broadcast Corporation’s “Exhibitionists”, it was like starting from the bottom all over again. She’d spent a decade building up her …
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The Check It: Streets to Runways
1 year ago

The Check It: Streets to Runways

Letting documentary filmmakers in on some of the most personal and intimate moments of his life did not come easy for Trayvon Warren. He wasn’t sure how it would impact …
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Stalley: Came a Long Way
2 years ago

Stalley: Came a Long Way

When Stalley set out to record his latest mixtape, Saving Yusuf, it was time to return to the basics – sitting alone in a room, with just his mind, computer …
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Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice
2 years ago

Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice

“It’s not as bad as you think.”

This is a message often heard in Canada, janaya khan, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, tells a large crowd of people gathered …
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Toronto’s Got Soul
2 years ago

Toronto’s Got Soul

As editor-in-chief of Urbanology Magazine I am constantly being asked to check out music projects, films, events, clothing lines. In most cases, the person making the request has one goal …
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Rico Love: Hustle Hard
2 years ago

Rico Love: Hustle Hard

Rico Love is not even close to where he wants to be.

He says this despite the fact that as a songwriter and producer he has worked on Grammy award …
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Idris Ali: Passion Over Everything
2 years ago

Idris Ali: Passion Over Everything

Idris Ali has been an entrepreneur long before he knew the meaning of the word. At age 12 he would re-sell things – like headphones for example – on eBay.


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Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV
2 years ago

Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV

The year is 1994. A young, ambitious junior screenwriter, Mara Brock Akil, sits in a room with seasoned television executives discussing an upcoming episode of the short-lived sitcom “South Central” …
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Headphones Made for Music Lovers on the Go
2 years ago

Headphones Made for Music Lovers on the Go

I’ve gone through a pair of headphones, or two, in my time. Okay, maybe more like a dozen, but who’s counting? As a frequent user of public transit and communal …
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