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Samuel Engelking

While the Toronto Raptors were completing their historic championship run, our reviewers were catching festival sets by CupcakKe, Le1f, Sir Babygirl, Swamp Dogg and more Read more

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Yannick Anton

As it celebrates its 10th birthday, Yes Yes Y'all has grown into an indispensable community as well as a major part of the city's hip-hop and arts scenes. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Hosted by the Black Wimmin Artist collective, the dining performance added a monumental moment to a long timeline of reclamation Read more

Art & Design

Album review: James Blake's Assume Form: With his darkness and paranoia balanced by lovesick optimism, music's favourite sad boy sounds like he's finally ready to be happy – or at least try to be. Read more

Album reviews

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Samuel Engelking

American artist's solo show Femmes Noires is a game-changer for visibility and representation Read more

Art & Design

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Karel Chladek

Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2018: Whether you’re looking for a hot and sweaty bashment, sunset block party or boat cruise, these queer and queer-friendly parties and events will make the first weekend of August the hottest of summer. Read more

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Kendrick Lamar

Matt Williams

Concert review: Kendrick Lamar's TDE Championship tour at Budweiser Stage in Toronto. Though it was billed as a label showcase with Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and more, SZA's absence made it feel more like a typical opener-opener-headliner show. Read more

Concert reviews

The Gladstone's Of Ourselves photography show is the latest Toronto exhibition to spotlight young, Black curatorial talent Read more

Art & Design

Daniel Caesar at Danforth Music Hall

Samuel Engelking

An arena tour feels inevitable, but at the fourth of five sold-out Danforth shows the golden boy kept things intimate and highlighted other hometown talent Read more

Concert reviews

Even as details about her identity have emerged, the up-and-coming R&B singer and Daniel Caesar collaborator is keeping the focus solely on her music Read more

Features

The local scene has all the pieces to become its own mecca of R&B, but it could take some notes from the Brits Read more

Features