Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

When it comes to stylistic lyrics, slashing rhythms, and raw storytelling, look no further than Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite, and his newest album, My Season. My Season is he Toronto-based artist’s fourth project, and is the culmination of Braithwaite’s professional experience in the industry, coupled with personal experiences along the way. The six-track EP […]

New board new vision for Caribana

New board new vision for Caribana

The results of the executive board positions elected by the Caribana Arts Group (CAG) membership are as follows; Chair, Davina Reid, Vice-Chair, Tashia Antoine, Secretary, Stacy Hughes, Treasurer, Sean Defreitas, Assistant Secretary, Angela Gill and Director At Large, Paul Green Reid, who has been with CAG since 2018 told the Caribbean Camera, that she and […]

Musician Choclair launches campaign to help needy and mentally ill

Musician Choclair launches campaign to help needy and mentally ill

Veteran musician/hip hop artist Choclair (born Kareem Blake) will be leading a “A Holiday Winter Drive” to collect donations to help provide assistance to people in need, to provide meals to the hungry, and to support the mentally ill. The winter drive is fronted by “Made To Move Mountains Outreach”, an organization which was the […]

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

  Much like seemingly ‘perfect relationships,’ Canadian R&B artist Amanda Mae’s newest single “Shoulda Known” feels and looks beautiful on the outside but, in its core, is fueled by contempt and infidelity — resulting in a sultry yet ominous vibe throughout. Available now, “Shoulda Known” is Amanda Mae in every sense possible… Providing a velvet […]

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

Shayna Jones started a project of collecting stories from Black people living in rural places a year ago, and now she’s collaborating with Heritage Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum to further her Black and Rural project. Shayna Jones, a folklorist and performance storyteller from Kaslo, B.C., moved to the Kootenay mountains to […]

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

Established in 1992, the SOCAN Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of music creation and a better understanding of the role of music creators in today’s society. The SOCAN Foundation announced that it is adding ten new cash prizes to the TD Indigenous Songwriters Awards and the SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards giving more opportunities […]

Frances-Anne Solomon via Black Market Releasing connecting BIPOC stories to the big screen 

Frances-Anne Solomon via Black Market Releasing connecting BIPOC stories to the big screen 

Black Market Releasing will begin serving the dynamic, untapped theatrical market for diverse voices, mobilize audiences and connect BIPOC stories to the big screen. Focused on the Canadian theatrical market, Black Market Releasing is headed by award-winning filmmaker and Academy member, Frances-Anne Solomon and will acquire stories told by the BIPOC community with a commitment […]

Richard Gant pegged for a role in Denham Jolly feature film

Richard Gant pegged for a role in Denham Jolly feature film

Casting is underway for In the Black, and popular American actor Richard Gant has been attached to the project in the role of Harry Gairy. Produced by CaribbeanTales Media Group and directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, the feature film is an adaptation of entrepreneur and activist Denham Jolly’s memoir of the same name. In the newly […]

Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes puts out call for four directors

Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes puts out call for four directors

After its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Saturday, October 30, the Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes (OCPA) still seeks three members to complete its Board of Directors. This being an election year, the members needed to elect six directors from among those present and in good standing. The meeting  lasted well over two hours and […]

CBC’s “Overlord and the Underwoods” opens space for more diversity?

CBC’s “Overlord and the Underwoods” opens space for more diversity?

When casting the family of CBC Gem’s new sitcom “Overlord and the Underwoods,” about an alien living with human relatives in a Canadian suburb, showrunner Anthony Q. Farrell says it was a “pretty colourblind” process. “We wrote all the scripts in advance, not knowing what the family was going to look like,” the Toronto-based Farrell […]

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