Sharine Taylor

Sharine Taylor


Afro-Jamaican Toronto-based writer, editor and creative interested in identity, diaspora, pop culture and Caribbean (mis)representations.

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Visual Culture: The Caribbean Creative Renaissance Is Coming To A Screen Near You

Caribbean content creators want people within the Caribbean to know that their stories are worth sharing and telling.

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Chris Castello's Anime-Inspired Song "Wait On You" Is An Ode To ...

"It was an episode of the anime "Initial D" that inspired the song and the first lyrics and even the cover art."

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Life is "Closing In" On EverythingOshauN For His New Track

The song comes off his forthcoming 'Almost Everything.'

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Sean Leon + Some People’s Kids with Special Guests: Native Other

We asked fans to share their experiences from the Sean Leon show. Here are the moments that meant the most to them.

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Visual Culture: What a Bam Bam Spotlights Caribbean Culture in Toronto

A spotlight on Caribbean art in Toronto just in time for Caribana.

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OmariJabari Isn't Having Any of The Reckless Chat on "Run Up"

The track comes off the Toronto artist's newest project 'MARTYR.'

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Amaal Nuuxx Wants You To Be Loud About Love In “Scream”

"Everywhere but here... it's complicated."

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Savannah Ré Calls Out Sexism in Rap on "Count 'Em Off"

'We can be just as savage and I'm sure if every time we chose to speak on men we spoke like this... Men would think twice."

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Sydanie’s Pillars Of Life Are Motherhood and Hood Resistance

The Toronto-based rapper uses her music to tell the stories of her unique experiences and makes space for other mothers to do the same.

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Jessie Reyez Is The Hometown Hero We All Deserve

There's something special and incredible about seeing a Toronto artist on the come up.

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Bashment Soca Is The Rebel Genre the Bajan Government Is Reluctant To Embrace

From Lil' Rick to Stiffy, these artists are forging a future and legacy for the sound.

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Unbuttoned's "Womxn Cry" Is A Visual Ode To Surviving As A Black Woman

“It is the only way I could tell my story. We are survivors.”

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KGoon Just Wants To Make Montreal Proud With EP 'Tables Turn'

"I've been rapping all my life, but I had to work hard until I felt I was ready to drop a full body of work."

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Sexual Assault Activists Sound Off to Change Jamaica's Rape Culture

A tambourine seems like an unlikely tool for activism, but that’s exactly what it is for a Jamaica-based movement.

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Listen to Daz Rinko's Spectacular Sounding, Amusingly Named “Boo-Boo Kisses

Off his upcoming EP that delves into what it means to be happy as a black man.