Danielle Canada

Deputy Editor

United States

Danielle "Dani" Canada is a seasoned entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience as highlighted in The New York Times and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

She is the former Assistant Editor of HipHopWired.com and current Deputy Editor of BOSSIP.com. She's conducted interviews with celebrities including Gabrielle Union, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kelly Rowland, Don Cheadle, Meagan Good, Toni Braxton, Ludacris, and more.

In 2010 she was named the “Hip-Hop Writer Of The Year” by Atlanta’s YGEA association. In 2018 she was honored as an Atlanta “Visionary Voice” for Women’s History Month and in 2020 she was awarded the "Media Maven Trailblazer" Award by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC).

She is the former Celebrity Editor for Rolling Out Magazine where she penned national cover stories and conducted interviews with the likes of Tyler Perry, Brian White, and Martin Luther King III. As a freelance writer, Dani has contributed to GQ, JET, and Uptown Magazine.

Danielle has also been a guest on The Ed Lover Show podcast, The Ungentrified podcast, and made multiple television appearances on programs including but not limited to WE tv’s "Marriage Boot Camp", MGM Television's "Couples Court With The Cutlers", and Fox's "Divorce Court."

Danielle currently manages BOSSIP's editorial staff and pens snarky entertainment posts with witty headlines. She previously provided commentary on Bossip On WE tv seasons 1 and 2 and regularly contributed on-air to "Sister Circle Live" previously airing on TEGNA and TV One.

Portfolio
GQ
'Madea' Makes A Way: Tyler Perry Is a Celebrity Angel

Tyler Perry, the mega-millionaire Madea player, playwright and philanthropist, apparently does much more than continuously crank out tv shows and movies for his loyal audience; he also quietly extends a helping hand to fellow celebrities.

GQ
Face Mask Melee: Why Are COVID Catcalls On the Rise?

"Oooooh weeee!" came the sound across the parking lot. Since I was dressed in a t-shirt, leggings and a facemask, I ignored the catcall, thinking it was for someone else. Then it happened again and I found the culprit; a gentleman wearing a white tee, watching and awaiting my reaction.

Nytimes
04/24/2018
How Bossip Makes a Headline

The Atlanta-based gossip website boldly goes where some of its stodgier media siblings fear to tread. Here's a lesson. "The headlines are hands down the best in the world," said Angela Rye, the CNN commentator and attorney. "I love to read it," said the sports journalist Jemele Hill.

Bossip
01/28/2021
EXCLUSIVE: The Guys Of Grown-ish Dish On The Cal U Crew's Junior Year Journeys

As previously reported season 3 is all about drastic changes for the Cal U crew who are navigating through their junior year. Now officially a college dropout Zoey (Yara Shahidi) is experiencing the highs and lows of being an aspiring stylist and is wondering if life outside of college is all it's cracked up to...

Bossip
01/31/2021
@IamDaniCanada

Read all of the posts by @IamDaniCanada on Bossip

Voyageatl
04/24/2019
Meet Danielle Canada

Today we'd like to introduce you to Danielle Canada. Danielle, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I'm a Marietta native who's been in the Atlanta area since kindergarten. I remember even back in elementary school that I wanted to work in media and ultimately be Oprah, [...]

Bossip Presents: Don’t Be Scared
12/18/2019
Dani's Dating Low Down

Today on Don’t Be Scared Dani Canada and Jason Jah Lee discuss relationships. DBS hosts discuss what is the proper etiquette when dating someone new around the holidays. Do you bring a new girlfriend or boyfriend with you to family dinner? Buy a new bae a gift?

Rollingout
08/06/2013
Joseline Hernandez: Queen of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta'

While Joseline Hernandez is writhing for rolling out's art director, there's a muscled man in the room keeping a watchful eye. Stevie J is present and monitoring the shoot like a father trying not to hover.

Rolling Out
10/11/2012
Laura Govan Talks 'Baskeball Wives,' Weight Loss and Love

Story by Danielle Canada Images by DeWayne Rogers for Steed Media Service Makeup: Ashunta Sheriff Hair: Troy Turner Wardrobe Stylist: Arzo Anwar of Blends Showroom New York City is apparently experiencing a Govan takeover. There are two very small - yet very lively - Afro-Hispanic women who differ significantly in demeanor invading the metropolis on this mid-September day.

Apple Podcasts
02/09/2017
‎Bossip Presents: Don't Be Scared on Apple Podcasts

‎Viciously hilarious commentary from three unfiltered Bossip.com personalities and guests. "Bossip Presents: Don't Be Scared" is a viciously funny conversation between Bossip's awkward, quirky and at times terrifyingly honest trio - David Dennis, Jason "Jah" Lee and Danielle "Danni" Canada. There's n...

Rolling Out
Danielle Canada, Author at Rolling Out

Celebs in Paris for Kim and Kanye's wedding Paris is currently swarming with celebs preparing for the wedding of the year. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will tie the knot Saturday, May 24, 2014. during a lavish ceremony. As previously reported, despite the couple pressing for privacy, a report has spread that the actual nuptials...

JetMag.com
03/27/2013
Tyler Perry Says 'Temptation' Resonates Personally - JetMag.com

The star power reached a fever pitch in Atlanta at the premiere of Tyler Perry's new movie Temptation. Fans lined up to catch a glimpse of Perry and his all-star cast that included Kim Kardashian, Jurnee Smollett and Lance Gross. All three stars were spotted at the screening alongside their costars Robbie Jones and Ella Joyce.