Sharine Taylor

The quintessential gyal next door.

Interviews

Loco City Makes Sense Out Of Chaos

The Bleecker St. rapper talks being a part of the forgotten part of Toronto and laying down a foundation for success and survival.
Sharine Taylor
1.28.19
Features

Spice Can Take A Likkle Heat

The dancehall superstar premieres her new video “Cool It,” and the ups and downs of being the 'Queen of Dancehall.'
Sharine Taylor
1.11.19
Premieres

Surauchie’s “Sometimes” Is The Soul-Baring Bop We Need

The Toronto-based singer speaks on connecting with listeners and becoming a part of the city's R&B renaissance along with Daniel Caesar and Jessie Reyez.
Sharine Taylor
12.12.18
New music

Listen to Smoke Dawg's Posthumous Album ‘Struggle Before Glory’

The project celebrates the Toronto talent and features guest spots from his Halal Gang family, PRIME collective, and Giggs.
Sharine Taylor
12.3.18
Interviews

Vanessa Bling Has Endured, Now She Wants to Shine

The rising artist talks about her long road as Vybz Kartel's protege to finding herself on new EP 'Still Standing.'
Sharine Taylor
10.18.18
Beauty

I Want to Celebrate Freedom for All Bodies at Carnival

Its runways often centre conventionally sized, racially ambiguous, fair skinned women.
Sharine Taylor
7.31.18
Interviews

Nailah Blackman Carries the Legacy of Original Sokah Music in Her Blood

The soca singer wants to share her family's musical heritage and the vibrancy of Trinidad with the world through her new video for "Dangerous Boy (Remix)."
Sharine Taylor
7.3.18
Premieres

Ray Hammond Uses His Lineage of Reggae Royalty to Be "Free" In Rap

The Brampton rapper, great-grandnephew of reggae icon Beres Hammond, talks about his new video and growing up in a family where music is the main way of life.
Sharine Taylor
6.28.18
Culture

To the Producers of Marvel’s Luke Cage: Enough with the Ja'Faikans

In the latest season of 'Luke Cage', the portrayal of the Cinematic Jamaican falls short.
Andray Domise
Sharine Taylor
6.27.18
New music

Yaadcore Wants You to Leave Your Badmind Behind On The Upbeat "Fenke, Fenke"

Co-founder of reggae record label '12 Yaad Records,' the DJ turned producer wants to make feel good music with a message.
Sharine Taylor
6.15.18
Interviews

LB Is the Teenage Rap Sensation You're Too Old to Know About

The 16-year-old Toronto rapper explains how the internet and 'NBA2K' pushed him into the spotlight and his debut project 'So Spiffy.'
Sharine Taylor
3.21.18
Premieres

Sevana Siren Wants You to Shut Up and Make the Planet Better in "Justice"

The Jamaican reggae singer is making soulful jams inspired by Céline Dion and the fight to protect the environment from climate change.
Sharine Taylor
3.9.18
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