Between Drake’s sleepy Honestly, Nevermind and Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,” a lot of people have something to say about house music lately. (And while I can’t say I have thoroughly read every discourse posting, I’ve seen almost no instances of anyone mentioning the fact that several music sites reported rumors of Beyoncé working with house […]
For the past few months, bassist Dezron Douglas and harpist Brandee Younger have dealt with the necessity of social distancing with their own kind of intimate gigs: a series of quietly uplifting performances streamed live through a shared microphone from their Manhattan apartment. Force Majeure collects a dozen of these songs along with brief, perceptive […]
This south-side children’s boutique satisfies your thirst for denim.
In Eloquent Rage, Professor Crunk offers a course on black feminism and the importance of Beyoncé.
Boylan and Pranas’s “Pick It Up” samples the latest smash single from lightning-rod Chicago rapper Famous Dex.
An apparent inspiration for Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Dash’s film (1991) has been restored and reintroduced to the mainstream through a theatrical rerelease.
Beyonce, Bike the Drive, Crap Beer Day, and more happenings from May 27-30.
Save Money rapper Sterling Hayes gets bleak on his debut mixtape, but his music isn’t without its highs.
Sasha Go Hard’s new mixtape displays the fighting spirit that’s made her a force to be reckoned with—and gifts it to her young daughter.
Grammy-winning vocal producer Kuk Harrell talks about the path that led him from church choir in Chicago to his work on Rihanna’s new Anti.
Also, Garry McCarthy rumored to be under consideration for police chief job in London, and cop who shot unarmed teen and bystander in December sues teen’s estate.
“Hotline Bling” is one of four new songs the Toronto rapper-singer debuted this past week, and though it hasn’t gotten as much attention as the dis tracks aimed at Meek Mill, it’s the best of the batch.
Surf, the new album from Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment (aka Chance the Rapper’s backing band), is for sale on iTunes.
If you can’t fall in love with these guys, you need to find Jesus.
The Chicago hip-hop icon demonstrates some of the advantages of collaborating with more than a dozen songwriters at a time.