1. First of all, Jamaicans are all over the city. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBC / Via gifbay.com 2. Literally, though. Almost 75% of Jamaican-born Canadian immigrants live in Toronto and surrounding areas. View this vine on Vine vine.co While 71% of of all people in Canada who reported they had Jamaican ethnic origins live in Toronto, according to a 2001 Stats Canada study. 3. And they're doing some pretty amazing things, might we add. Dr Marjorie Dixon @DrMarjorieDixon The best part of my day!!!! 07:57 PM - 22 Jul 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. Toronto even has its own "Little Jamaica." View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Right by Eglinton West and Oakwood Avenue. 5. So, it's a no-brainer that Jamaicans have had a huge influence not only on Toronto's culture, but on pop culture in general. Drizzy @Drake Mix up and blem blem 11:58 PM - 13 Apr 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite Even though Drake doesn't actually have any Jamaican roots. 6. And especially on the city's restaurant and food scene. Chris Jerk Caribbean Bistro / Via Facebook: ChrisJerkCB Yes, jerk chicken poutine is a real thing in Toronto. 7. Patties can be purchased for a quick snack almost anywhere. Randy's Take Out - Home of Randy's Patties / Via Facebook: randystakeout And when you go into an actual patty shop, you can expect reggae and dancehall music to be blasting through the speakers, just like how it would in Jamaica. 8. A lot of traditional Jamaican flavours have also founds their way into the aisles of major grocery stores across town. Via imgur.com Hehe. 9. But going to Nicey's Food Mart in Scarborough is just like being transported to Jamaica. Nicey's Food Mart / Via niceysfoodmart.com It even smells like Jamaica in there. 10. A lot of Toronto slang is partially derived from Jamaican Patois. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Words and phrases like "man dem," "wa gwan," "my youte," "tings," for example. Even former mayor Rob Ford was quite familiar with it. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Which garnered some mixed reviews and an expert panel discussion. 11. Anyone who grew up on the east end of Toronto — or any other predominately Jamaican neighbourhood — was pretty much raised as a Jamaican by force. Via imgflip.com Regardless of their actual ethnicity. 12. And this line was all too familiar when they left their friends' houses... View this vine on Vine vine.co 13. There are countless Jamaican food and cultural festivals that take place during the summer. Jerk Festival Canada @JerkFestival Here we are setting up for last years #JerkFest #TBT 10:25 PM - 25 Jun 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite From Jerk Fest to Ackee Fest, Jambana and more. 14. And of course, there is CARIBANA! View this video on YouTube youtube.com Toronto's largest street festival where all Caribbean cultures are celebrated. 15. Major dancehall artists love when they visit, and will even give the city a shout out in their music. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Like Ding Dong in "Bad Man Forward, Bad Man Pull Up." 16. Sean Paul even filmed "Get Busy" in Toronto back in 2003. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Well, Woodbridge. But it still counts, right? 17. Some of Toronto's most recognized talent are Jamaican or of Jamaican decent. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Like Boi-1da, Jully Black, Donovan Bailey and Kardinal Offishall, to name a few. 18. And Toronto has radio shows dedicated to bringing the city the latest in reggae and dancehall music. G98.7FM @G987FM Lock it into Canada's #1 reggae show! #RIDDIMTRACK with @SPEXDABOSS 8-11pm. Tweet your request and use the hashtag #RIDDIMTRACK 12:31 AM - 27 Jul 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Because everyone in the city loves those genres. 19. Last, but definitely not least, believe it or not, Jamaica is pretty multi-cultural — just like Toronto. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Welcome to Cold Jamaica.