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Commotion with Elamin Abdelmahmoud
Commotion with Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Big laughs. Smart takes. Every day. Commotion is where you go for thoughtful and vibrant conversations about all things pop culture. Host... more

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How Stax Records changed music forever

Elamin is joined by Rob Bowman, Ericka Blount and TJ Armour to discuss the historic legacy of Stax Records with... more

20 May 2024 · 24 minutes
Bridgerton is back, and why no one seems to like the Amy Winehouse movie

Culture critics Leila Latif, Louise Bruton and Jael Richardson weigh in on the first half of Bridgerton season 3, and... more

17 May 2024 · 28 minutes
Can Oprah make amends for her role in popularizing diet culture, and the new X-men '97 adaptation

Oprah Winfrey is back and she wants to talk about losing weight. Again. She’s hosted a series of specials on... more

16 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Remembering Alice Munro

Alice Munro, Canadian master of the short story and Nobel winner, has died at 92 years of age. Her longtime... more

15 May 2024 · 25 minutes
What needs to change when the WNBA comes to Canada, and soap operas done TikTok style

With the news that Canada has won the bid to have its first WNBA team, Elamin is joined by sports... more

14 May 2024 · 25 minutes
The most political Eurovision in recent memory, and Randy Travis's AI song

Eurovision was the most political it’s ever been this year because of the war between Israel and Hamas. Elamin speaks... more

13 May 2024 · 24 minutes
Baby Reindeer's real Martha speaks, and that Apple ad

The Commotion Friday Group chat convenes to talk about this week’s top stories in the world of arts and entertainment.... more

10 May 2024 · 27 minutes
Misogynoir underscores the Drake and Kendrick beef, and John Mulaney Presents: Everybody's in L.A.

Elamin is joined by rap culture critics Clarkisha Kent and Charles Holmes to unpack the latest developments in the Kendrick... more

09 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Is the music industry built for mothers?

When Lily Allen opened up about being a mom recently, her comments went viral. She said that in terms of... more

08 May 2024 · 23 minutes
The 2024 Met Gala highlights and Luxe Listings Toronto

The annual Met Gala isn’t just about who’s wearing what, it’s when fashion truly becomes art. This year’s theme is... more

07 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Commotion with Elamin Abdelmahmoud
How Stax Records changed music forever
Commotion with Elamin Abdelmahmoud