The fourth Run the Jewels full-length, RTJ4, is the hardcore rap duo’s first since Donald Trump’s inauguration. Not at all by coincidence, it’s also the most sociopolitically outspoken album they’ve released to date. On their third, released at the end of 2016, rapper-activist Killer Mike and rapper-producer El-P let poignant, sober lyrics about war, religion, […]
A Q&A with prolific Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi about his new book that tells the full story of the Eric Garner case that helped spark the Black Lives Matters movement.
Efforts are underway to make Chicago’s theater less uniformly white, thin, able-bodied, and gender-conforming.
This House Believes the American Dream Is at the Expense of the American Negro re-creates a debate that couldn’t be more relevant to the time of #BlackLivesMatter.
Recent instances of social injustice—like Eric Garner’s death—highlight the pitfalls of blind objectivity in the media.
But its messiness and complexity are right for a subject like race in America.
When the Compton MC released “The Blacker the Berry” on Monday it made everything else feel irrelevant.
Bruce Graham’s White Guy on the Bus shows the toxic legacy of slavery.
The Sun-Times sportswriter says its good to see Rose “become a man.”
In an interview with Chicago producer A-Villa, Killer Mike recalls: “When I got there in the studio with El, I felt like Snoop the day he found Dre.”