Taste of Chicago Features Local Musicians and Performances on the Goose Island Stage

THE GOOSE ISLAND STAGE AT TASTE OF CHICAGO WILL FEATURE A STELLAR LINEUP OF LOCAL FLAVOR – JUNE 11-15 IN GRANT PARK   The Goose Island Stage at Taste of Chicago will offer five days of free performances by Chicago’s best up-and-coming and established artists, July 11–15, in Grant Park. […]

Seven Things We Loved About the Chicago House Music Festival

Growing up in Chicago, there is no way around not hearing the melodic sounds of House music. Unlike Blues or Jazz music whose roots stem from the belly of the South with the Mississippi Delta and Louisiana region claiming its iconic figures–Chicago is the birthplace of House music. Since its […]

Midwest Posse Gather for Records and Radio Reunion at Norm’s Bistro

If you’ve worked within the record, retail and radio industry before circa 1998 then most likely you were invited to the annual Midwest Posse Radio and Records Reunion Luncheon which takes place every second Friday in May. The organizers, record promotions veteran, John Hall, Jr. and his wife, Lynda Hall […]

Kanye West Reveals His Feelings and Lessons Learned Exclusively with Charlamagne The God

Kanye West has captured the headlines for the past couple of weeks with his twitter ‘bromance’ with President Donald Trump. But, to know the Chicago native is to understand whatever West says–it comes straight from how he truly feels. Not too mention, his highly anticipated EP, “Kids See Ghosts” with […]

Film Director Ava DuVernay holds a candid conversation at this year’s Ebertfest

The 20th Annual Robert Ebert Film Festival was held from April 18 through 22 at The Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois. A tribute to the legacy of the late film critic’s work and the films he loved, every day the moviegoers packed into the theatre who shared their same love […]

Free At Last: Rapper Meek Mill is Released From Prison

Up until a few months ago, rapper Meek Mill was considered one of the bad boys of hip-hop and Nicki Minaj’s former boo. But, when the 30-year old Philly recording artist Robert Rihmeek Williams was caught popping wheelies on his motorcycle during a music video shoot–his life would take another […]

Kendrick Lamar is All That and A Pulitzer Prize

Oh, snap! Did the kid from Compton upstage the industry and all naysayers who thought hip-hop musicians were regulated to music videos, popping Mollys, bottles, and crowd surfing across thousands of kids at an over-the-top music festival?  On Monday, the 12-time Grammy recording artist, Kendrick Lamar became the first hip-hop […]

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