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Toronto Star

Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper. In 2011, it was Canada's highest-circulation newspaper, although also the one with the second-largest decline in readership between 2007 and 2011 among Canada's top 25 newspapers. It is owned by Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd., a division of Star Media Group, a subsidiary of Torstar Corporation.

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Dennis Brown: Reggae crooner highly respected

Report and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Toronto Star, 19 February 1992

REGGAE ARTISTS seem to have a knack for taking well-known pop songs, transforming them with reggae's distinctive, loping rhythm – what Bob Marley called "the ...

Gil Scott-Heron: Jazz poet shuns rap spotlight

Report and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Toronto Star, 28 January 1993

HE HAS BEEN called the godfather of rap, but Gil Scott-Heron steadfastly refuses to bask in any hip hop glory. ...

Roaring Lion: At 87, he's still king of Calypso

Retrospective and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Toronto Star, 18 May 1995

HE'S THE GRAND old man of calypso, the historian and upholder of Trinidad's legendary musical tradition. He's also a living legend himself, the gentleman with ...

Johnny Clegg, Juluka, Savuka: Johnny Clegg: Scatterlings of Africa Regroup

Report and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Toronto Star, 18 July 1996

HIS TOUR BUS has broken down. His cellular phone is running low on batteries. But Johnny Clegg has faced far greater obstacles in his career. ...

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