Francis Atta, a young man living his dreams

Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00 Written by
Our team ran into award winning Youth Worker and Motivational Speaker Francis Atta at the If I Ruled Toronto event held October at the Sheraton Centre. His book, The Flip, provides candid advice to both Parents and Youth on how transform their lives from negative to positive. We got an opportunity to speak with him about what drives him, and how he is using his own life experiences to help youth in Ontario. During the interview I could feel the passion and confidence of this young man over the phone.

Shahi Teruko | Born to sing

Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00 Written by
Chances are you have seen her face recently on a poster on Facebook. Or maybe on stage in the Buddy:The Buddy Holly Story.
Joining a play that already has some traction is difficult, especially playing a lead role. ByBlacks caught up with actor Damian Brown about touring with one of the most successful Caribbean plays ever written/produced in Canada; Marcia Brown’s “I Need To Know My Father”.

Troy Crossfield is a natural

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 20:00 Written by
Troy Crossfield is no stranger to the stage, having already playing lead in over 12 plays including Darren Anthony’s 'Secrets of a Black Boy' and Cheryl Nembhard’s Gospel Musical 'My Brothers Keeper' amongst many others.  

Sheldon Neil is a man on a mission

Sunday, 27 October 2013 20:00 Written by
With the final performance of The Ultimate Sacrifice just days away, we wanted to catch up with one of the lead actors, Sheldon Neil. Not only is he an actor, Sheldon is a signed artist with Redeeming Music Label and will be recording his debut album in November.

Dwayne Morgan talks poetry and When Brothers Speak

Monday, 30 September 2013 20:00 Written by
Rarely do I get to sit down and chat with with my friends about their shows, so it was a stroke of bad luck that our writer was unable to do the interview, and good luck for me that I stepped in to talk to one of the hardest working men in Canadian show business;

Zabrina Chevannes | West End's It Girl

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 23:55 Written by
If you watched the recent promo video for the upcoming Toronto Urban Queens of Comedy show, there's one crazy woman doing a Busta Rhymes impression that had us on the floor laughing. Thats Zabrina Chevannes.
What happens when you mix a street smart Montreal Born Canadian, with Jamaican roots & the complex diversity of Toronto's cut throat entertainment scene? You get Keesha Brownie
On the verge of the upcoming 3 the hard way release the “Empowerment Series” (Book, Film, and Soundtrack). DJ, Recording Artist, Author & Entrepreneur Joel NR Powell raises the bar one more notch higher by being featured inside XXL Magazine 150th Issue
ByBlacks caught up with one of Toronto’s most promising young artists Camille Lauren, and spoke to her about her motivation, style and launching her first solo exhibition.