Shaquille Gilbert


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Where are you from?

From Montreal. Living in Toronto.

What do you do?

For work - retail management. For fulfillment - freelance journalism

What is your dream creative project?

I would love to produce a bi-monthly short documentary style web series highlighting queer POC artists (photographers, designers, musicians, stylist, etc.) across the city, and then hopefully expand internationally.

Where are your go-to tunes for… 

Rising? -  Steve Monite – Only you

Exercising? - DMX – Party up

Partying? -  Spice – So mi like it

Where are your favorite places to… 

Eat? -  Judy’s Island Grill

Dance? - YesYesYall

Drink? -  Tilt

Shop? - Diesel


List three people that inspire you…

Kim Knight – founder of “The Villij”, a community organization aimed at creating spaces for people of color.

Threcia Joy – Makeup artist

Djamina Victoria – My best fraaan