Chicago producer, rapper, and singer Ikechi Chijiuba Ihemeson, aka ’Kechi, performs as though his entire life has led up to the moment he steps to the mike. He started recording his new full-length, ’Kechi Tunez (Ojuba Music), in 2020, though he traces the album’s roots back to a year he spent in Africa a decade […]
Tag: Chicago suburbs
Landlords are almost twice as likely to prevail in Cook County eviction court
Court data shows that landlords won more than 60 percent of eviction cases over the past two years.
Parsing the Chick-fil-A Tent City
The Chick-fil-A-ville phenomenon comes to the Chicago area, bringing free chicken promises and a side of God.
A good way to start the week
Lee Sandlin’s site has been updated (h/t Nina) with a preview of his forthcoming book, as well as his 1984 Reader cover story “The Road to Nowhere,” about the ontology of the American freeway system (I was moved to find out that, like myself, he had an obsession with maps; during “quiet reading time” in […]
Competition is good
I’ve been working out in the suburbs recently (you didn’t really think it was possible to earn a living as a full-time freelance fashion writer here, did you? Well, I used to, but that’s a story for another time) and realizing that some cliches are true. People in the city do have a better sense […]